The state of Shale Gas and Oil in the U.S.A. today

By Andy May A few news items from The Shale Gas News, by Bill desRosiers of Cabot Oil & Gas. The main paragraphs below are adapted from desRosiers, but I’ve added some detail. Things are looking very good for the U.S. oil, gas and coal industries. U.S. crude oil and natural gas production increased in 2017,…

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Climate Madness: Democrats Forcing US Dependence on Russian Gas Because they Hate Trump Fossil Fuel Projects

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chief of Staff Anthony Pugliese has accused Democrat states of undermining National Security, by scoring political points for deliberately blocking desperately needed Trump fossil fuel energy infrastructure projects. The Democrat scorched earth strategy of obstructing vital infrastructure is forcing at least one gas company import…

The End of Oil and Gas

By Andy May The end of oil and gas has been predicted on a regular basis since 1885, yet today we use more of both than ever before and no end is in sight in the data available. Figure 1 shows worldwide energy consumption by fuel since 1965 and projected to 2035 by BP in…

“What If India And China Used Natural Gas And Oil Like The U.S.?”… What a wonderful world it would be!

Guest salivating by David Middleton, petroleum geologist From Forbes… JUN 17, 2018 What If India And China Used Natural Gas And Oil Like The U.S.? Jude Clemente , CONTRIBUTOR BP’s just released Statistical Review of World Energy 2018 has got my wheels turning. The first thing you should know is that global energy consumption has essentially just begun:…

New Zealand Bans Offshore Gas and Oil Exploration

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The New Zealand government has banned offshore oil and gas exploration as part of its 30 year quest for 100% climate purity. New Zealand bans all new offshore oil exploration as part of ‘carbon-neutral future’ Prime minister Jacinda Ardern says move ‘will essentially take effect in 30 or more years’…

Study: thanks to fracking, we don't need Obama's Clean Power Plan (CPP) to meet Paris climate target

From the “thanks to fracking, the biggest driver of lower carbon dioxide emissions has been declining natural gas prices” department. Even without the clean power plan, US can achieve Paris Agreement emissions reductions CMU researchers point out that there are many paths to compliance Carnegie Mellon University researchers have calculated that the U.S. can meet–or…