Haynesville Natural Gas Production Sets New Record… Again

Featured image from Midwest Capital Advisors Guest “Déjà vu all over again” by David Middleton From the US Energy Information Administration: Just over one year ago… Frac On! From 2000…

Jude Clemente: “Five Things I Truly Don’t Understand About… the Energy Transition”

“This list could be closer to 50 but let’s just stick to a handful of them. I live in this business every day, and I’m just so confused.”

SCOTUS to allow junk climate lawsuits in State courts… Yawn

This ruling is being touted by the Climatariat as a “blow to oil companies”… In fact, it is nothing more than a “narrow, procedural decision”.

The “Climate Funding Gap”… Gap? More like an “unscalable cliff”!

The “climate funding gap”… More like an unscalable cliff!

If Global Warming Is Causing More Homeruns in MLB, It’s Also Causing More Strikeouts

Baseball statistics clearly refute the claim that climate change is leading to more homeruns in Major League Baseball.

California Gov. Newsom to make gas prices even higher!

Governor Newsom says “California Took on Big Oil and Won.” Reality says Californian politicians are the reason why gasoline prices are so high in The Golden State.

CJR “Both-sidesing the climate story”

Columbia Journalism Review decries “Both-sidesing the climate story” while the Columbia Climate School presents more than two sides.

Minnesota Democrats Vote to Freeze in the Dark by 2040

Minnesota Democrats vote to freeze in the dark by 2040.

Kumimanu fordycei: The Giant Penguins of the Paleocene Epoch

Giant penguins thrived in a much warmer world, without year-round sea ice… Yet modern penguins are doomed by warming temperatures and declining year-round sea ice… Right.

“Hail Columbia”

February 1, 2023 marked the 20th anniversary of the tragic loss of STS-107 Space Shuttle Columbia and her crew of seven brave astronauts.

If wishes were horses, we’d all get ponies for Christmas: Geothermal Edition

“[I]f the Texas drilling industry drilled as many geothermal wells as it currently does oil and gas… the state could run itself off geothermal power by 2027.” If wishes were…

Glacial Armageddon! 2/3 to vanish by 2100!

2/3’s of glaciers to melt by 2100! Lions and Tigers and Bears! Too bad Seth Borenstein wasn’t around to report on the 90% of glaciers that vanished before AGW was…

Apollo 17: 50th Anniversary of the Most Successful Manned Space Mission… So Far

Guest “What a field trip!” by David Middleton On December 7, 1972 (a date which should no longer solely “live in infamy”) at 12:33 a.m. EST astronauts Gene Cernan, Harrison…

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow”… Because Climate Change!

“Climate change will increase opportunities to see rainbows… by 2100, the average land location on Earth will experience about 5% more days with rainbows…”

Biden to drain more oil from SPR… Expects oil industry refill it for $68-72/bbl

Guest “Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to [frack] things up” by David Middleton Despite Biden’s best efforts to destroy the US oil & gas industry, his dysfunctional Department of Energy expects…

The Permian Basin: The gift that keeps on giving!

Guest “Peak Productivity” by David Middleton SEPTEMBER 30, 2022Advances in technology led to record new well productivity in the Permian Basin in 2021 The Permian Basin in western Texas and…

Sea Level: The Geological “Control Knob” for Atmospheric CO2?

Guest “putting 2 and 2 together” by David Middleton This post is the nucleus of a hypothesis I’ve been trying to develop. It is a “work in progress” and not…

Nadir Crater: The Other Dino-Killer?

Guest “Geology Rocks!” by David Middleton Impact Crater off the African Coast May Be Linked to ChicxulubThe underwater crater, spotted serendipitously in commercial observations of seafloor sediments, is believed to…

Which part of “economic” does the World Economic Forum not understand?

If you can’t see why this is hilarious, you probably flunked economics (and basic arithmetic)… Wind and solar now employ as many workers as the oil sector.World Economic Forum on…

Gulf of Mexico Oil & Gas Lease Sale Update…

Voice your support for Gulf of Mexico offshore oil & gas leasing here: https://actnow.io/JIMWf8Q The public comment period is open until October 6, 2022.

The “Coming Climate Anarchy”… Run Away!!!

Dr. Parag Khanna and his PhD in international relations has earned a Billy Madison Lifetime Achievement award.

The Science Was Just as “Settled” 110 Years Ago as It Is Today… Except for the Bits in the Middle

Guest “historical climastrology” by David Middleton Nothing funnier than smarmy academics… For 110 years, climate change has been in the news. Are we finally ready to listen?Published: August 15, 2022…

Is the EIA fudging gasoline demand numbers to lower prices?

Guest “Not adding up” by David Middleton Personally, I do not think the EIA is fudging the numbers, at least not intentionally… But some numbers just don’t seem to add…

The Bright Side of the Manchin/Schumer Climate Deal

Guest “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” by David Middleton While there is a lot to dislike about the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, it’s infinitely better than…

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