What You Need To Know In Oil And Gas Today – 8.16.2017

public domain drilling rig
public domain drilling rig

Here are the Top Dozen Oil & Gas stories for August 16, 2017, taken directly from the @GDBlackmon Twitter Feed:


Up is good.: Oil edges up on falling US crude stocks 

Today’s Really Big Deal.: Transocean to buy Songa Offshore as struggling sector consolidates  via @HoustonChron

No surprise here.: EIA report says US total energy expenditures in 2015 lowest in 11 years –  via @Shareaholic

Good analysis.: FERC’s Quorum, Infrastructure and Natural Gas Exports: read more on 

Why yes, yes they are.: U.S. operators are teed up for a drilling resurgence 

Yyyyyyyyyep.: Breakneck U.S. drilling creates “industrial inventory” of untapped wells waiting to flow 

#GodBlessTexas.: Forbes’ list of largest private companies includes 8 from North Texas  via @DallasBizNews

Awesome: Carrizo closes $648M deal for Delaware Basin assets –

Well…no.: Can The Permian Push Prices Down To $40? |  #oilprice

Poor OPEC.  Self-inflicted wounds can be painful.: OPEC’s long-sought success is spoiled by worry over 2018 oil supply  via @business

Great stuff here.: Peak Oil And Peak Demand Have Entirely Different Outcomes via @forbes

About time.: Ethanol is heading toward obsolescence. Iowa will need a new plan.  via @DMRegister

That’s all for today.  Check back in tomorrow for another dozen Things You Need To Know In Oil And Gas


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