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 Saudis, Russia reach agreementPUBLISHED THU, APR 2 20207:47 AM EDT UPDATED THU, APR 2 20202:56 PM EDT Fred ImbertPippa Stevens Oil prices skyrocketed on Thursday…

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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 a boon for geoscientists. Elizabeth Gibney The coronavirus pandemic has brought chaos to lives and economies around the world. But efforts to curb the spread…

Energy Dominance: US Set Record for Energy Consumption in 2018!

Guest MAGA! by David Middleton Every now and then, Real Clear Energy carries a story relevant to energy… DECEMBER 23, 2019In 2018, the United States consumed more energy than ever before Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017…

USGS: Marcellus/Utica Natural Gas Resource Has Nearly Doubled Since 2012

Guest cheer leading by David Middleton USGS Estimates 214 trillion Cubic Feet of Natural Gas in Appalachian Basin Formations Release Date: OCTOBER 3, 2019 The Marcellus Shale and Point Pleasant-Utica Shale formations of the Appalachian Basin contain an estimated mean of 214 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous resources of natural gas, according…

U.S. Carbon Emissions Skyrocketed in 2018!

Guest “EXCELLENT!” by David Middleton U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed By Brad Plumer Jan. 8, 2019 WASHINGTON — America’s carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in eight years, according to a preliminary estimate published Tuesday. […] Under the Paris climate agreement, the United States…

U.S. Department of Energy: Coal FIRST Initiative

Guest David Middleton While we miss Gov. Perry here in Texas, he is doing a great job at the Department of Energy… Office of Fossil Energy Energy Department Announces Intent to Fund Research that Advances the Coal Plants of the Future NOVEMBER 13, 2018 The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE)…