One Of The US’s Largest Natural Gas Companies Goes Bankrupt. Here’s Why Russia Is Partially To Blame

From The Daily Caller Energy Chris White Tech Reporter April 03, 2020 11:41 AM ET One of the largest shale drillers in the country filed for bankruptcy recently as the…

Alpine High: Oil’s well that ends well… Except when it doesn’t.

Guest “you can’t win them all” by David Middleton Apache calls it quits on Alpine High after $3 billion chargeRachel Adams-Heard, Bloomberg, Thursday, February 27, 2020 Apache Corp. is officially…

Fewer Recessions Thanks to the Shale Revolution

Chevron’s $10B Impairment: “another symptom of peak oil demand and the demise of the oil industry”?

Guest oil patch news by David Middleton Chevron recently announced that it would take a $10-11 billion charge against net earnings in Q4 2019, largely due to its exposure to…

Vladimir Putin Endorses Elizabeth Warren… Sort of…

Guest “too fracking funny” by David Middleton Vlad the fractivist… Russia’s Putin says shale oil technologies are ‘barbaric’PUBLISHED WED, NOV 20 Sam Meredith Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharply criticized nations like…

Shale Boom Doomed According to Bill McKibben’s Preferred Oil & Gas Industry Experts

Guest commentary by David Middleton People send Charles things and they sometimes wind up in my inbox… The Shale Boom Is About To Go Bust by Tyler Durden Fri, 05/10/2019…

U.S. Set To Pump More Oil Than Russia And Saudis Combined

From Oilprice By Rystad Energy – Jan 24, 2019, 11:00 AM CST In a major shift, the United States is set to produce more oil and liquids than Russia and…

The state of Shale Gas and Oil in the U.S.A. today

By Andy May A few news items from The Shale Gas News, by Bill desRosiers of Cabot Oil & Gas. The main paragraphs below are adapted from desRosiers, but I’ve added…

Groundwater unaffected by shale gas production in Arkansas

From Duke University , something sure to irritate people like Josh Fox, Joe Romm,  and Bill McKibben who are certain that fracking is terrible. DURHAM, N.C. — A new study…

Newsbytes: Japan Kills Climate Agenda – What Kyoto?

Turns Back To Coal, Abandons Emissions Targets From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF The Japanese government is moving to speed up the environmental assessment process for new coal-fired power…

USA CO2 emissions may drop to 1990 levels this year

I graphed the EIA data, shown below. What is most interesting is that this is market driven, not mandate driven. Amazing Shale: US CO2 Emissions Plummet Towards 1990 Levels by…

Shale gas boom on

IEA: Natural Gas Can Supply World For 250 Years Thursday, 20 January 2011 09:51 United Press International Supplies of natural gas could last more than 250 years if Asian and…