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 natural gas industry deals with a one-two punch of coronavirus fears and Russia’s continued war against U.S. energy producers. Whiting Petroleum became the first giant…

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 calling it quits on a highly publicized but disappointing shale discovery in West Texas after vehemently defending the prospect for about three years. The Houston-based…

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 the U.S. for ignoring the environmental impact of shale oil and gas production, describing it as a “barbaric” process that the Kremlin has no interest…

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 Saudi Arabia combined by 2025. In Rystad Energy’s base case oil price scenario, US liquids production is forecast to surpass 24 million barrels per day…

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 by scientists at Duke University and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) finds no evidence of groundwater contamination from shale gas production in Arkansas. “Our results…

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 plants. According to Japanese media reports, the government intends to make 12 months the maximum period for assessing and approving new coal-fired power plants as…