Report: Bakken job openings steadily increase

Thought Piece Contrary to the “no new jobs” in shale industries mantra, ND, TX, NM, CO, OH, PA, WV are witnessing “job openings steadily increase.” See article “U.S. job openings soar to a record-high 6.3 million as companies seek skilled workers” in LA Times Report: Bakken job openings steadily increase Posted: Mon 2:39 PM, Apr 09, [...]

By | 2018-04-14T00:54:50+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

48,000 Brits dead after worst winter in 42 years THE UK is being hit by its worst winter death toll in 42 years, a new search says.

Thought Piece "Here is a headline that is unlikely to appear in the US. “48,000 Brits Dead After Worst Winter in 42 Years.” While England is sitting on an “enormous reserve” of shale oil, they continue to import 50% of their natural gas from Russia. If one factors in the the natural gas, tight oil, and [...]

By | 2018-04-14T00:56:39+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

New B.C. report discredits green groups’ narrative that First Nations are opposed to fossil fuel projects Indigenous communities are upset that many LNG projects haven’t been built, according to a joint report co-authored the B.C. government and the First Nations LNG Alliance

Thought Piece It is hard to retain a modicum of respect for any American environmental group who tries to influence the environmental debate of other countries, especially Canada. Vancouver researcher and writer Vivian Krause has prepared a report, published January, 2018, that traces large amounts of NGO money flowing into the “demarketing” campaign against fossil fuels, [...]

By | 2018-04-14T01:16:53+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

The Fuel-Economy Reality Show The Obama rules were always designed to provide a sound bite and then be repealed.

Thought Piece The Fuel-Economy Reality Show, by @HolmanJenkins There are times when I remember how funny Holman Jenkins can be. This piece is a classic example. WARNING: Anyone who is unwilling to have a little fun should avoid this discussion about the current fuel economy debate. When I grow up, I want to be Holman Jenkins, [...]

By | 2018-04-14T01:11:05+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

Fracking for gas could provide UK with less to fear from Russia Strategic, political and economic concerns are therefore causing a major rethink of British energy policy but public concern over new gas resource is a challenge

Thought Piece   For those people who no longer think that the English drink tea without lifting their pinky finger, here is another example of ongoing British delicacy. With few exceptions, the “precautionary principle” is still alive there. While  “peace is at hand,” I doubt that the Russians have signed any new treaty with England nor [...]

By | 2018-04-14T01:01:41+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

API Destroys Justification for Proposed DRBC Fracking Ban

Thought Piece Now that the anti-fracking movement has become a political science choir of enormous size and funding, it is hard to pass them off as being just well-meaning. The DRBC has become another anti-intellectual force of biblical proportion, with the “We will continue to work to protect communities from the threat of fracked gas pollution” [...]

By | 2018-04-14T00:49:35+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

A complete list of things caused by global warming

Though Piece Every time I revisit this 2012 list, it seems quite small compared to the latest headlines of “scientific” studies with a climate change bias. Some of us mourn the loss of scientific objectivity (along with balanced reporting) in this political climate. For that matter, the private sector seems to be the only vehicle for [...]

By | 2018-04-14T00:32:50+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

Scott Pruitt’s Attack on Science Would Paralyze the E.P.A.

Thought Piece The McCarthy/McCabe Op-Ed piece seems just too political, too silo-thinking, too simplistic, too parochial, and too eco-religious for an adult audience. Where is the discussion about national and international economic development, the effects of the Shale Revolution, the importance of energy efficiency, the state of emission reduction strategies, the growing benefits of the Internet [...]

By | 2018-03-28T22:36:56+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments

U.S. Meets Carbon Emissions Years Early, While Germany Falls Short

Thought Piece It seems incomprehensible none of the US national media (aka the national enquirers) printed this story and study. U.S. Meets Carbon Emissions Years Early, While Germany Falls Short Posted on March 8, 2018 by Natural Gas Now Guest Blogger he United States is exceeding the Clean Power Plan’s carbon emissions targets and timelines. Germany, however, is poised [...]

By | 2018-03-28T22:24:25+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

Ideology Trumps All for Super Rich Fractivists

Thought Piece As usual, Tom Shepstone has put together another great weekly review of the fast moving Shale Revolution. Tom’s ongoing Fracking fact checking is invaluable for unmasking and unveiling the work and workings of some environmental plutocrats. For example, “We will continue to work to protect communities from the threat of fracked gas pollution,” said [...]

By | 2018-03-19T17:02:06+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment|0 Comments