As we begin 2019, the energy markets and the stock markets are experiencing incredible volatility. Both underwent steep declines during the latter part of last year, but both are off to a fast start in […]
I had intended to grade my 2018 energy predictions before now, but one of them wasn’t decided until the last day of the year. But after the stock market closed on December 31st, I was finally able to […]
OPEC isn’t dead, but the U.S. oil production surge has broken OPEC’s stranglehold on global oil prices.
It would have been unthinkable a few years ago, but here I explain why the Permian Basin may soon push Saudi Arabia’s Ghawar oilfield as the most prolific in the world.
As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to review the top energy stories of the year. This year there wasn’t an overwhelming choice for the top story as we have had in some previous years (e.g., the […]
Last week the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, the primary U.S. benchmark, fell to a 17-month low. The price, $45.88/bbl, marks a stunning fall from a price that closed at $76.40/bbl on October 3rd. […]
On the subject of oil prices, President Trump seems firmly stuck with a 2005 mindset, when the U.S. was the largest oil importer in the world. But times have changed.
Bloomberg recently reported that the U.S. has become a net exporter of oil for the first time in 75 years. The truth is somewhat more complex, so I fill in the details.
As the world attempts to grapple with rising carbon dioxide emissions, carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) remains an underutilized approach for addressing them.
If you think climate change is a hoax or a scam, this article details facts that we know to be true about climate change. It isn’t an overall defense of climate science, but rather of summary of indisputable facts.