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Energy Related Articles 2017-04-05T21:21:32+00:00

Legal Group Wants ‘Partisan’ AG Punished Over Handling Of High-Profile Public Records Request: Another New York Attorney General without boundaries?

April 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Thought Piece "Legal Group Wants ‘Partisan’ AG Punished Over Handling Of High-Profile Public Records Request." Another New York Attorney General without boundaries? [Below, you will find two pieces about New York Attorney General Eric Scheiderman. In [...]

“Innovation Related To Hydraulic Fracturing Dominates Oil, Gas Patent Arena” Since 2006, nearly 1,000 patents related to hydraulic fracturing filed.

April 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece [It is worth mentioning that many of these patents involve improved environmentalism and safety, what I have called "practical environmentalism" over 15 years ago. Deloitte expects these innovative fracking solutions to continue: Recent filings and [...]

The Climate Yawns: Donald Trump is no more a planet wrecker than Barack Obama (as measured to the third decimal).

April 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece [While many people seemingly have forgotten that Clean Power Plan was a legalistic nightmare, I think it is important to remember the CPP was opposed by 31 states (out of 50) in court. Ultimately, it was a poorly-written, over-politicized document [...]

Fracking 2.0: Shale Drillers Pioneer New Ways to Profit in Era of Cheap Oil

March 31st, 2017|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece [The technology of horizontal drilling and fracking is moving at hyper-speed in the US, thanks to the Internet of Things and the innovations of the American private sector. As expected, the energy industry continues [...]

EPA’s Clean Power Plan and its Many, Many, Many Flaws

March 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

[I have up-dated a piece I wrote last year, "EPA's Clean Power Plan and its Moment of Truth." While many people seemingly have forgotten that it was a legalistic nightmare, I think it is important to revisit its [...]

U.S. oil and gas industry reaps the benefits of international trade, aided by new technologies and growing transportation hubs.

March 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece [The following piece by John Kemp is a well-nuanced look at the current US gas and oil industry. While increasing flows of oil and gas are doing well, thanks to the return to free [...]

Saudi Arabia’s Oil Supremacy Falters: Rejiggering its long-held strategy of clinging to market share

March 21st, 2017|Tags: , |

Thought Piece [No amount of rejiggering its long-held strategy can help Saudi Arabia keep its market share. Simple supply and demand economics has hit the international oil markets right between the eyes. Thanks mostly to the growing efficiencies [...]

Justin Trudeau: “No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there.”

March 19th, 2017|Tags: , |

Thought Piece [The total lack of understanding about the importance of good global economics on display in James Ayre's piece is staggering. As Bjorn Lomborg points out in Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on February 9, 2017, "by far [...]

OPEC Faces Quandary as U.S. Oil Inventories Swell: Oil cartel’s cuts are helping competitors fill their storage tanks

March 14th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Thought piece [The remarkable production capabilities and transportation system for US oil and natural gas continue to change the world and its geopolitics. As predicted, OPEC's strangle hold on energy is officially over. Along with [...]

It’s Time for a National Debate on Fracking: Bloomberg Criticizes New York Fracking Ban

March 14th, 2017|Tags: , |

It's Time for a National Debate on Fracking Stephen Heins, Spark Magazine http://spark.fortnightly.com/fortnightly/its-time-national-debate-fracking?sthash.K1Dpwp7q.mjjo On April 8th, 2015, the Wall Street Journal headline read "Bloomberg Criticizes New York Fracking Ban." During his interview, former New York [...]

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