Oil Production On Federal Land Topped 1 Billion Barrels, Reducing Impact OPEC Has On Markets

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter February 12, 2020 10:27 AM ET Oil production on federal lands topped 1 billion barrels in 2019, marking a 29% increase from the Obama administration, Department of the Interior officials announced Tuesday. Technological advancements over the last decade in hydraulic fracturing helped drive the increase, as did…

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California files lawsuit to remain a National Security Risk

By Ronald Stein Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California California has chosen to be the only state in America that imports most of its oil needs from foreign countries and relies on the U.S. Navy to pay a steep price keeping an aircraft carrier with escorts on…

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Can Singapore really transit to a post-oil economy?

Published by Straits Times (Singapore) on 10 January 2020 By Tilak Doshi and Euston Quah Some commentators have called for more drastic action from Singapore’s policymakers to “mitigate”, or reduce, the effects of climate change. One academic, for example, wrote pointedly: “We can continue to reject plastic straws, but to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas…

“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. PETER SCHWARTZSTEINDECEMBER 14, 2019 Most of the world’s seas are in some kind of environmental trouble, but few have declined as quickly or from such…

Some Facts About Energy

By Wallace Manheimer The industrial age, namely using coal, oil and gas to generate power instead of human and animal muscle, and wind and solar have lifted billions out of poverty. Before the industrial age, civilization was a thin veneer on top of a vast mound of human misery, that civilization maintained by such things…

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 9, 2019Natural gas-fired power generation has grown in Florida, displacing coal Florida added nearly 16 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale natural gas-fired electric generation between 2008 and…