Climate Champion Australia Begs the USA for Fuel

Guest essay by Eric Worrall When green virtue signalling goes bad. Australia looks to access US fuel reserves to shore up supplies amid Persian Gulf tensions By political reporter Jane Norman…

Energy Dominance: US Crude Oil Production Tops 12 Million Barrels per Day in April!

Guest MAGA by David Middleton JULY 8, 2019U.S. crude oil production surpassed 12 million barrels per day in April U.S. crude oil production and lease condensate reached another milestone in…

Shale Boom Doomed According to Bill McKibben’s Preferred Oil & Gas Industry Experts

Guest commentary by David Middleton People send Charles things and they sometimes wind up in my inbox… The Shale Boom Is About To Go Bust by Tyler Durden Fri, 05/10/2019…

The Oil & Gas Industry Capital of the World’s Newspaper: Totally Ignorant of the Oil & Gas Industry

Guest ROTFLMFAO in Houston by David Middleton U.S. smart to delay expansion of offshore drilling [Editorial]By The Houston Chronicle May 5, 2019 Drill baby, drill? Not so fast—and thank goodness. The…

Prediction: Iran Sanctions To Trigger $120/bbl Oil! Or Not.

Guest Yogi Berra impression by David Middleton Last month, Dr. Phillip Verleger, a professional prediction maker, predicted a crash in U.S. crude oil production in 2020. My response was: Certainly…

Study: Climate Change Friendly Air Conditioners Could Convert CO2 to Petroleum

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new paper claims the vast artificial airflow created by the world’s air conditioners could be harnessed to suck CO2 out of the atmosphere, by…

The Guardian Demands Nationalisation of All Oil Companies Because Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Guardian author Owen Jones, Extinction Rebellion aren’t being radical enough; demanding large scale nationalisation is the only way to stop an ongoing rise…

Abiotic Oil: Real(ish)Things That Don’t Matter, Part Deux

Guest Seinfeld routine by David Middleton In part one of this series, we looked at Peak Oil and its irrelevance to energy production. In Part Deux, we will look at…

The World’s Deepest Oil Well: How Bad Science Spreads on the Internet

Guest eye-rolling by David Middleton This eye-catching blog post was published in 2017 by “Fuel Fighter“… Fuel Fighter sells home heating oil in the UK… Yet this has been treated…

¡La cumbre del petróleo! Venezuela-Style!

AKA: Peak Oil, Venezuela-Style! Guest socialism bashing by David Middleton Venezuela is in a state of collapse due to its embrace of socialism.  Once the wealthiest nation in South America,…

Peak Ghawar: A Peak Oiler’s Nightmare

Alternate title: No… “The biggest Saudi oil field is [NOT] fading faster than anyone guessed”… Part Trois: Why Peak Oil Is Irrelevant and the Perpetually Refilling Abiotic Oil Field Is…

Demand for Aramco bond offering breaks records… Tops $85B

Alternate title: No… “The biggest Saudi oil field is [NOT] fading faster than anyone guessed”… Part Deux: Take your disinvestment and shove it where the solar panels don’t function. Guest…

What would life be like without fossil fuels such as gas and oil?

Leftists like Bill McKibben of 350.org suffer from irrational fantasies that lead them to believe that we can move society forward without all the benefits that petroleum brings to our…

No… “The biggest Saudi oil field is [NOT] fading faster than anyone guessed”…

Guest correction by David Middleton One of the comments (H/T to RicDre) on my post about Arctic oil exploration cited this article from Bloomberg/MSN Money… The biggest Saudi oil field…

Economist Foresees “Quick Decline” in US Oil Production

Guest gainsaying by David Middleton U.S. Oil Production Is Headed For A Quick Decline By Philip Verleger – Mar 11, 2019 The most recent forecasts published by the US Energy Information Administration…

Another Failed Energy Prediction: Peak Oil Demand

Guest post by David Middleton BP’s ‘Peak Oil’ Demand Prediction Falls Flat By Jude ClementeFebruary 22, 2019 Always mandatory reading, BP just released its Energy Outlook 2019. It has caused quite a stir…

Florida Appeals Court: “Everglades open for oil drilling”… Drill, baby, drill!

Guest cheer-leading by David Middleton Everglades open for oil drilling after court ruling A Tallahassee appeals court reversed a decision by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection Tuesday, ultimately granting…

Saudi Aramco CEO: “Not losing any sleep over ‘peak oil demandʼ or ‘stranded resourcesʼ” and the reality of energy transition.

Guest post by David Middleton If Alexandria Occasional Cortex and the rest of the Green New Deal nitwits only had the mental capacity to understand Amin H. Nasser’s 2018 CERA presentation……

Global Warming Win: Venezuelan Socialists On Track to Eliminate Their Nation’s Oil Industry

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Despite oil accounting for a whopping 90% of Venezuela’s export earnings, President Maduro, a fervent supporter of the Paris Agreement, has courageously put principle before…

Peak Oil Postponed Again: “USGS Identifies Largest Continuous Oil and Gas Resource Potential Ever”… And it’s in the Permian Basin

Guest congratulating by David Middleton USGS Announces Largest Continuous Oil Assessment in Texas and New Mexico Release Date: NOVEMBER 28, 2018 Estimates Include 46.3 Billion Barrels of Oil, 281 Trillion…

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…

Oil Production at 100 million bbl/d: “Twin peaks straining the system to the limit”? Or just another day at the office in a highly resilient industry?

Guest commentary by David Middleton From the International Energy Agency’s Oil Market Report (OMR): Home » Newsroom » News » 2018 » October OMR: Twin Peaks 12 October 2018 Both…

Bloomberg Oil Strategist: “Oil Prices Are Down. Nobody Told the Gas Pumps”… Next Time, Maybe Do a Little Research!

  Guest Bloomberg Oil Strategist Correcting by David Middleton Oil Prices Are Down. Nobody Told the Gas Pumps Julian Lee 19 August 2018 (Bloomberg Opinion) — Oil’s popularity isn’t what…

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…