The St. Patrick’s Day Godsend and the End of the COVID Hostage Crisis…

Guest “Happy St. Patrick’s Day!” by David Middleton Heart-warming news from Dallas (a month after we were freezing our @$$es off)… Large crowds gather in Dallas for St. Patrick’s Day…

Oil Demand May Never Recover, Green Fantasy Part Deux

Guest “bwahaha!!!” by David Middleton The world may never recover its thirst for oil Analysis by Julia Horowitz, CNN Business Updated 6:59 AM ET, Wed April 29, 2020 London (CNN…

Elon Musk: “Give people back their g*****n freedom.”

Guest +42×1042 to Elon Musk! The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said Wednesday such restrictions have robbed Americans of their constitutional rights. By Joseph Guzman Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk…

Is Working From Home the New Normal? Or a Green Fantasy?

Guest “NFW!” by David Middleton How Working From Home Will Impact Oil Demand ForeverBy Michael Kern – Apr 23, 2020 It’s day 33 for me. I leave the house to…

Largest Bakken Producer Shuts In Almost All Production

Guest “end the hostage crisis now!” by David Middleton Continental Resources Halts Shale Output, Seeks to Cancel SalesDevika Krishna Kumar and Liz Hampton, Reuters Fri, 04/24/2020 – 04:20 AM The…

Oil Price Collapse –> Next Peak Oil Frenzy?

Guest “oil’s well that ends well” by David Middleton The ChiCom-19 hostage crisis certainly makes strange bedfellows. Over the past few weeks I have been agreeing with Dallas County Commissioner…

Using Cosmic Rays to Predict Volcanic Eruptions?

Guest “cool schist” by David Middleton Are Cosmic Rays a Key to Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions?A combination of relativistic particles and artificial intelligence may provide a new way to forecast when…

Tall Tales of “Shale” and Free Markets: A ChiCom-19 Fantasy

Guest “Frackin’ A Bubba ” by David Middleton Do U.S. Shale Drillers Deserve To Exist In Free Markets?By Mitchell McGeorge – Apr 18, 2020 In the fallout of the current…

Nature: ChiCom-19 Fatality Rate Similar to Influenza

ChiCom-19 Why do I call all things coronavirus, ChiCom-19? Because it is a destructive weapon that came from Communist China. This doesn’t mean it was an engineered bio-weapon or that…

Futurist: Oil Industry Doomed by ChiCom-19 Because Climate Change…

Guest “I couldn’t make this sort of schist up if I was trying” by David Middleton Apr 5, 2020,07:06pm EDTAfter COVID-19, The Oil Industry Will Not Return To “Normal” Wal…

Stromatolites on Mars?

Guest “geological story telling” by David Middleton The Case for Past Life on Mars Gets StrongerBut how much evidence is needed until we can say there’s proof? By Dirk Schulze-MakuchAIRSPACEMAG.COMAPRIL…

Did ChiCom-19 Come From a Red Chinese Lab?

Guest “Cold Warrior-ing” by David Middleton Those readers who either aren’t proficient in the English language and/or don’t remember the Cold War, may be unfamiliar with the acronym: ChiCom. It…

President Trump Promises to Help Mexico Cut Oil Production

Guest “can he do that?” by David Middleton Trump says US will ‘help Mexico along’ with its OPEC+ production cuts PUBLISHED FRI, APR 10 2020President Donald Trump said on Friday…

Bjorn Lomborg: “Save Lives,” End the Hostage Crisis

Guest “We gotta get out of this place” by Eric Burden and the Animals David Middleton Apr 9, 2020Save Lives And Avoid A Catastrophic RecessionBjorn LomborgGetting the facts straight on…

OPEC+ Agrees to 10 mmbbl/d Production Cut… Should the US join in?

Guest “maybe, maybe not” by David Middleton Note: mmbbl = million barrels OPEC and allies agree to 10 MMbpd production cut By JAVIER BLAS, NATALIA KNIAZHEVICH AND SALMA EL WARDANY on 4/9/2020 LONDON…

Elon Musk Delivers CPAP Machines to Hospitals, Rather than Ventilators

Guest “too fracking funny for words” by David Middleton Remember this? Elon Musk says he’ll have 1,200 ventilators ready to deliver this weekBy Mike Wall – Space.com Senior Writer 15…

“Westward No!” BLM Bureaucrats Resist Moving From DC to Colorado

Guest “making the bureaucrats quit” by David Middleton Westward No! A Bitter Land-Office Business in Taming Federal BureaucratsBy Vince Bielski, RealClearInvestigationsApril 07, 2020 The Trump administration’s big strike against the…

Saudi-Soviet Assault on US Energy Security: Trump Wins!

Guest “hopefully not a premature victory lap” by David Middleton I totally missed this news item last Thursday: Oil surges 24% for best day on record after Trump tells CNBC…

The Seismic Silence of ChiCom-19… And Fighting Back Against the Soviet-Saudi Assault on US Energy Security.

Guest “geoscientists without borders schist” by David Middleton NEWS 31 MARCH 2020Coronavirus lockdowns have changed the way Earth movesA reduction in seismic noise because of changes in human activity is…