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Coal 2016: Knock, Knock, Knocking on Heaven’s Door

Coal 2016: Knock, Knock, Knocking on Heaven’s Door

First a warning, then executive actions through the EPA, now a halt to coal mining leases on federal land

Government policy can be used as a powerful industry killer. Ask the coal miners in Appalachia.

In a 2008 speech candidate

Watch it Here:  “Whiting’s Wildcatters: Micro Scale, Macro Vision”

Watch it Here: “Whiting’s Wildcatters: Micro Scale, Macro Vision”

What does Whiting Petroleum (ticker: WLL) do differently from other producers? What process inside Whiting has begun to land some of …

January 6, 2016 - 3:15 pm Feature Stories
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Oil & Gas Industry Looks to 2016 for Answers

Survey of Energy Industry Executives and Investment Professionals Focused on the Oil & Gas Industry

In December, Oil & Gas 360® conducted a survey of industry executives and investors. We asked respondents to predict commodities pricing for 2016, as well …

We’re Still Importing Crude Oil from OPEC.  Why?

We’re Still Importing Crude Oil from OPEC. Why?

An end of the year reflection on oil prices, global demand and OPEC by Greg Barnett

It’s Thursday morning, December 31, 2015.

I’m not going to sugar coat it – it’s been a tough year.  There have been family deaths, …

Why are You Drilling?

Why are You Drilling?

Does the term “bearish” even begin to describe commodity prices anymore?

Oil prices are generating most of the headlines, but natural gas has it just as tough: spot prices for Henry Hub are trading at 16-year lows. The story …

Coal Under Fire: Clean Power Plan Begins

Coal Under Fire: Clean Power Plan Begins

27 States are Suing to Stop the CPP, Where do Things Stand?

On August 3, 2015, President Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the Clean Power Plan, which is described on the EPA website as “a historic and …

Fossil Fuel v. Renewable Energy: Did Green Slip through the Door while North American Oil & Gas Companies were Busy Creating the Shale Boom?

Fossil Fuel v. Renewable Energy: Did Green Slip through the Door while North American Oil & Gas Companies were Busy Creating the Shale Boom?

Cultural Attitudes: 55 Years can make a World of Difference. So can 12.

Remember the iconic 1960-era engineer? He wore a pocket protector in the shirt pocket of his short-sleeved white dress shirt. He usually had two or three ballpoint …

Katrina + 10

Katrina + 10

A decade of healing 

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the U.S. Gulf coast at New Orleans, Louisiana, on Sept. 29, 2005, the storm unleashed flood waters that devastated families, businesses and livelihoods.

The single most catastrophic natural disaster in

August 28, 2015 - 3:49 pm Feature Stories, Offshore, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Greenpeace International Founder Says Environmental Movement has Left the Rails: an exclusive Oil & Gas 360® interview – Part One

Greenpeace International Founder Says Environmental Movement has Left the Rails: an exclusive Oil & Gas 360® interview – Part One

Former self-described “radical environmental activist” Dr. Patrick Moore tells Oil & Gas 360® why he left Greenpeace: 

  • Teaching kids that humans are bad and that we are the enemies of the earth is an extremely self-defeating and scientifically incorrect

Market Conditions Force Legacy Industries, Brands to Get Creative, Find a Buyer, or Say Goodbye

Market Conditions Force Legacy Industries, Brands to Get Creative, Find a Buyer, or Say Goodbye

From entertainment to cell phones to oil and gas, companies are scrambling to revamp business strategies to align with changing market conditions

 

With oil prices half of what they were a year ago, energy CFOs on six continents are …

July 16, 2015 - 2:00 pm Feature Stories, Oil and Gas 360 Articles