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…

Whatever happened to fears over “peak oil”?

By Michael Lynch, Forbes Very few people realize that the entire concerns about peak oil were based on misinformation or junk science. A decade ago, the media was filled with…

Busted: Climate Advocates Have Identified a Genuine Fossil Fuel Subsidy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t James Delingpole / Paul Homewood – All these years we said fossil fuels don’t receive a subsidy, turns out we were wrong. …Some of…

“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…

Fund Managers Predict the Decline of Oil, But We've Heard This Before

Guest opinion by Steve Goreham World fund managers predict a fall in the value of oil companies. According to a survey published last month in the United Kingdom, climate change…

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…

Trump Administration to open 90% of US Offshore to leasing and roll back Obama-era drilling regulations

Guest post by David Middleton The plan is to open almost everything in the 2019-2024 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program, with Eastern Gulf leasing beginning when the Congressional moratorium expires…

Trump Administration to Open Oil & Gas Leasing on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)

Guest post by David Middleton Trump to Open the Door for Oil Drilling Off U.S.’s East Coast By Jennifer A Dlouhy December 11, 2017, 4:00 PM CST Proposal for Atlantic…

“Offshore drilling is not a fit for Florida”… It doesn’t have to fit in Florida.

Guest post by David Middleton The gray area on the map below is basically off limits to oil & gas operations.  It’s right next to the Central Gulf of Mexico…

A Tale of Two Lease Sales

Or, more accurately, two tales about the same lease sale… Guest rant by David Middleton Earlier this year, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced that all available leases in the Gulf…

Senate Budget Resolution Creates Pathway to Opening ANWR to Drilling!!!

Guest cheer-leading by David Middleton U.S. Senate passes bill that offers a chance to open Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling Author: Erica Martinson clock Updated: 3 days ago calendar…

Deepwater Horizon: EpiLLOG

Guest post by David Middleton The movie Deepwater Horizon is probably the only movie ever made that actually tried to realistically depict oil drilling operations.  While it didn’t get every…

"New study challenges prevailing theory about how deep-sea vents are colonized"… And hydrothermal oil!

Guest post by David Middleton   July 24, 2017 New study challenges prevailing theory about how deep-sea vents are colonized An article just published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society…

"Mexico Oil Privatization Pays Off With Billion-Barrel Find"

Featured image. Guest post by David Middleton Mexico Oil Privatization Pays Off With Billion-Barrel Find By Adam Williams and Angelina Rascouet July 12, 2017 Block among first awarded for private…

"The World Keeps Not Running Out of Oil"

Guest post by David Middleton The World Keeps Not Running Out of Oil July 2017 By David Brown, Explorer Correspondent The world has anticipated the “rapid exhaustion” of crude oil…

Monumental, Unsustainable Environmental Impacts

Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy would inflict major land, wildlife, resource damage Paul Driessen Demands that the world replace fossil fuels with wind, solar and biofuel energy – to…

US Court Rejects EPA Attempt to Delay Obama Era Methane Regulations

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has rejected a motion to delay implementation of Obama era methane emission laws…

A Rebuttal to Environmentalists' Claims That "Arctic Drilling Revenue Predictions Are ‘Way Off’"

Guest post by David Middleton Why would anyone care what “environmentalists” have to say about potential Arctic oil revenue?  I only care because their “reasoning” is both fun and easy…

"Hard Lessons From the Great Algae Biofuel Bubble"

Guest post by David Middleton From 2005 to 2012, dozens of companies managed to extract hundreds of millions in cash from VCs in hopes of ultimately extracting fuel oil from…

Clean Coal: Carbon Capture and Enhanced Oil Recovery

Guest post by David Middleton THE 240MWE FACILITY IS THE LARGEST POST-COMBUSTION CARBON CAPTURE PROJECT IN THE WORLD WASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretary of Energy Rick Perry took part in a…

A Bureaucrat Says: “Market Argues Against Arctic Ocean Oil Development.” The Market Seems to Disagree.

Guest post by David Middleton From Real Clear Energy: Really? Firstly, how can reopening the Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea OCS areas to leasing be disrespectful to “market forces”?  Opening…

Game Changer: Huge Alaskan Oil Find

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Oilprice.com has announced discovery of 1.2 billion barrels of oil on Alaska’s North Slope, which they expect will revitalise Alaska’s oil industry. Huge Oil Find…

A TALE OF TWO SIGMOIDS

Guest essay by Todd “Ike” Kiefer, Captain, U.S. Navy (retired) Figure 1 – Symmetric Sigmoid (red) v. Classic Sigmoid (blue) This piece is a response to the excellent discussion begun…