Over 90% of Gulf of Mexico Oil & Gas Production Still Down Due to Ida

Guest “I hate hurricanes, particularly three letter ones that start with ‘I’” by David Middleton NATURAL GAS | OIL | SHIPPING 02 Sep 2021 | 21:22 UTCUS Gulf of Mexico…

Six States Provide 55% of US Primary Energy… (And Federal Oil & Gas Leasing to Resume!)

Guest “Two posts for the price of one” by David Middleton AUGUST 31, 2021Six U.S. states accounted for over half of the primary energy produced in 2019 In 2019, the…

A Peak Oiler and an Abiotic Oil Aficionado Walked into a Bar on the Gulf of Mexico…

Guest “Deepwater trip to Mars” by David Middleton A Peak Oiler would look at this pie chart and declare that 93% of the oil and gas under the US Federal…

The Injustice of Blowing-Up Turtles, for Convenience

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s Blog June 8, 2021 By jennifer It is World Ocean Day, an opportunity to learn more about the Great Barrier Reef and also artificial reefs in the Gulf…

Biden’s Offshore Leasing Moratorium Will Increase GHG Emissions

Guest “I couldn’t make this sort of schist up if I was trying” by David Middleton Reporting From Ice Station Dallas NOIA Statement on BOEM Rescinding Record of Decision for…

Biden to Kill 200,000 More Jobs Because… Climate Change

Guest “MAVA (Made America Venezuela Already)” by David Middleton How Many US GOM Jobs Could Go Under Biden?by Andreas Exarheas|Rigzone Staff|Tuesday, February 09, 2021 If U.S. President Joe Biden’s pause…

Sources: Biden to halt all oil, gas & coal leasing on Federal lands & waters

Guest “we told you so” by David Middleton This is not related to the 60-day procedural mortarium currently in place. While this is based on anonymous sources, I did hear…

2020 Hurricane Season Curtailed Over 40 Million bbl of GOM Oil Production

Guest “I hate hurricanes” by David Middleton 2008 was just about the worst year in recorded history. We had the financial collapse, the start of the “Great Recession,” the coronation…

NC Attorney General Files Lawsuit to Block Marine Seismic Surveys

Guest “Are people really this stupid?” by David Middleton Hat tip to Willie Soon… NC attorney general files federal lawsuit to block offshore drilling by: WECT Staff Posted: Aug 27,…

Record setting US “Natural Gas Power Burn”… Frac yeah!

Guest “burn, baby, burn!” by David Middleton According to the US Energy Information Administration, these nominally United States set a new record for natural gas-fired electricity generation in July 2020.…

Joe Biden To Shut Down US Offshore Oil Production if Elected?

The most eye-catching of Biden’s proposals for the offshore industry is a promise to ban “new oil and gas permitting on public lands and waters.” He also plans new protections…

The 100-year Oil Spill and Other Imaginary Tales of Conflation

Guest geology by David Middleton One of the coolest things about writing posts for WUWT is the fact that, quite often, a ridiculous comment will form the nucleus of a…

MEMGA! Leviathan natural gas field comes online $150M under budget

Guest natural gas cheer-leading by David Middleton MEMGA! = Making the Eastern Mediterranean Great Again! It seems like just a few weeks ago that some nitwit was bemoaning the death…

“History’s Greatest Sea is Dying”… Because Gratuitous Reference to Climate Change

Guest “I schist you not” by David Middleton GLOBALHistory’s Greatest Sea Is DyingThe failure of countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean helps explain the difficulty of carrying out successful climate-change negotiations.…

Why is the Brazil oil spill still described as “mysterious”?

Guest “why?” by David Middleton Mysterious oil spill threatens marine biodiversity haven in Brazil By Herton Escobar Nov. 4, 2019 , 4:50 PM Marine scientists in Brazil are closely monitoring the…

New York Times Explanatory Reporter Whines About Oil Companies Obeying the Law

Guest explaining to the NYT explanatory reporter by David Middleton More abject nonsense from Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times climate reporter and “part of the team awarded the 2013 Pulitzer…

Florida’s Natural Gas Boom

Guest cheer leading by David Middleton Florida has led the nation in the addition of natural gas-fired electricity generation capacity over the past decade, by a very wide margin. SEPTEMBER…

Offshore Oil and Gas Production Leaks Virtually No Methane

Guest zero-point-zero by David Middleton Offshore oil and gas rigs leak more greenhouse gas than expectedJohn Sullivan, Office of Engineering CommunicationsAug. 15, 2019 9:49 a.m. A survey of offshore installations…

#ExxonKnew Epic Fail: Oil Companies DID NOT build “their rigs to account for sea-level rise”

H/T to Dr. Willie Soon for sending me something to ridicule this morning. This is just fracking mental… The Oil Giants Might Finally Pay for Pulling the Biggest Hoax of…

“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…