Politics & Opinions

Source: Forbes

PA’s gas producers become a political football in new AG report

Forbes


The oil and gas industry has always been an easy target for ambitious politicians. Jimmy Carter based much of his 1976 presidential campaign on using the industry as a boogeyman, blaming it for embargoes and price shocks that it …

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Neste is First To Deliver Sustainable Aviation Fuel Via Pipeline to San Francisco

HOUSTON , July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —   Neste , the world’s largest producer of r…

July 8, 2020 - 7:06 am Politics & Opinions, Press Releases
The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 6-29-2020

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 6-29-2020

​Another Week Ahead in Energy from the duo at Oil and Gas 360!! 

 

Another Monday, Another 360 Digital Closing Bell Podcast, brought to you by www.oilandgas360.com. Another Monday, Another 360 Digital Closing Bell! Michael Tanner and Stuart Turley cover

A recent rally in oil prices had given energy executives in Texas hope that a recovery was at hand. Now they are not so sure.Credit...Tamir Kalifa for The New York Times

Still Reeling From Oil Plunge, Texas Faces New Threat: Surge in Virus Cases

The New York Times


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: $40 a barrel for one week does not count as a come back. It takes months of higher prices, and then you just cannot easily turn production. Crews re-hired, equipment pulled

Wind turbines tower over a building on a farm in Colorado City, Texas, on Jan. 21, 2016. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Deep in the Heart of Texas, a Chinese Wind Farm Raises Eyebrows

FP 


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Ok now you really have my attention: “You have to be kidding me”. Allowing a Chinese owned wind farm next to our air base in Texas? I may be calling Governor Abbot on this

The IEA’s Sustainable Recovery Plan Is Not Sustainable

The IEA’s Sustainable Recovery Plan Is Not Sustainable

Forbes


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Interesting opinion from the IEA. Not sure I agree, but good to know all opinions. 

Governments of the world, take note. The International Energy Agency has a plan for you. If you take the …

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U.S. blacklists Mexican shipping network working with Venezuela to evade sanctions

The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against a shipping network of Mexican companies and nationals it accuses of working with the embattled government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to evade U.S. sanctions.

Three Mexicans, eight companies and two oil tankers …

Chinese traders trying their luck with sanctioned Venezuelan oil

Chinese traders trying their luck with sanctioned Venezuelan oil

Bloomberg


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have been covering this story for weeks in our news desk and stories. This is one to watch.

BEIJING (Bloomberg) – Venezuela’s oil exports have collapsed since the U.S. placed sanctions on …

June 17, 2020 - 9:00 am China, Crude Oil News, International, Politics & Opinions
The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 6-15-2020

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 6-15-2020

​Another Week Ahead in Energy from the duo at Oil and Gas 360!! 

 

Another Monday, Another 360 Digital Closing Bell Podcast, brought to you by www.oilandgas360.com. This episode has the duo talking verbiage, specifically recovery vs. rebound and

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Hedi Mckillop – A Stranded Nation – Are you listening Canada and the United States?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Hedi Mckillop – A Stranded Nation – Are you listening Canada and the United States?

I have to admit that was not prepared for the emotional impact that the documentary "A Stranded Nation"' produced by Hedi Mckilop, had left me with after watching.  This documentary is an excellent look into the energy sector in Canada,

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 6-8-2020

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 6-8-2020

​Another Week Ahead in Energy from the duo at Oil and Gas 360!! 

 

Michael Tanner and Stuart Turley cover everything you need to know about the upcoming week in energy Show starts diving into the story-behind-the-story on last

Source: Houston Chronicle

US Weighs Blacklisting More Oil Tankers Over Venezuela

MarineLink


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We addressed this on Friday’s closing bell. We had indicated to our audience that there was much more to this story. 

The United States is considering imposing sanctions on dozens of additional foreign …

Source: Reuters

OPEC decides to keep production cuts

During a Saturday video-conference meeting Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said there are grounds to be cautiously optimistic about the future, but there are still economic challenges ahead for oil producers and encouraged a swift decision to …

The DEC Denied Another Pipeline Permit. Is There More to it Than That?

The DEC Denied Another Pipeline Permit. Is There More to it Than That?

Spectrum News


Oil and Gas 360 Publishers Note: Susan Arbetter brings a story about the regulations on natural gas pipelines in New York. She brings out some great information about the political decision makers not looking at an entire view

After years of protests against the Constitution Pipeline, New York recently denied a key water quality permit for the project. A new EPA rule would make it harder for states to do that.

Trump Administration Limits New York’s Power To Stop Oil And Gas Pipelines

NPR


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: This is actually great news on many levels. Potentially getting natural gas to the eastern states from the Marcellus Shale would help get New York from buying natural gas from the Russians. Let’s keep

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Alex Epstein – Is there a moral case to not use energy in the reduction of poverty?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Alex Epstein – Is there a moral case to not use energy in the reduction of poverty?

We live in a strange world. Some people believe that there are too many humans, and humanity is destroying the planet. Others are of the opinion that humanity should prosper. All too often people do not want to have a

Source: Houston Chronicle

Venezuela to seek more gasoline from Iran

Argus


Caracas, 2 June (Argus) — Venezuela is seeking to consolidate bilateral ties with fellow US-sanctioned Iran with an eye toward importing more desperately needed gasoline and additives.

In an address yesterday, Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro said he will visit …

Asia Markets: Hong Kong shares drop amid tensions with China

Asia Markets: Hong Kong shares drop amid tensions with China

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed after an upbeat open on Thursday, as investors pinned their hopes on an economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis.

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 5-25-2020

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 5-25-2020

VERY SPECIAL Mega Memorial Day 360 Digital Closing Bell episode #19 back for another week ahead in energy!

Show starts with Michael Tanner talking about what ESG might look like post-COVID19 as it relates to the markets (hint: slight history

Putin sets deadline for plan to support Russian oil industry

Putin sets deadline for plan to support Russian oil industry

Bloomberg


Moscow (Bloomberg) –Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his government until June 15 to come up with a plan to support the country’s oil industry while output is slashed under an agreement among the world’s main producers.

Putin ordered ministers

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 5-18-2020

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 5-18-2020

The gang is back for a WILD SHOW. Show starts by covering some random topics:

 

Show starts with random story time as the crew whips around some of the pressing issues not big enough for their own segment: OK

Source: Keystone-XL

Judge mostly upholds ruling against pipeline permit

A federal judge on Monday ruled largely in favor of upholding an earlier court’s decision to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from using a fast-track approval permit to construct the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline without conducting new …

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 5-11-2020

The 360 Digital Closing Bell Look Ahead– 5-11-2020

The gang is back for a WILD SHOW. Show starts by covering some random topics:

(1) Green Renewable are not so green (or renewable) according to a new Michael Moore Doc

(2) Hydrogen could be the next energy for front

Heavy equipment mover soil on one of the mounds as Rio Tinto Kennecott officials talk about their work to reclaim land after the closer of the Barney’s Canyon gold on Tuesday

COVID-19 disrupts global supply of critical minerals

Deseret News


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This article from the Deseret News has a lot of golden nuggets tucked away throughout the post. (1) Some members of Congress are starting to realize that we cannot rely on other

Trump Declares National Emergency As Foreign Hackers Threaten U.S. Power Grid

Trump Declares National Emergency As Foreign Hackers Threaten U.S. Power Grid

Forbes


President Trump has signed an executive order that declares foreign cybersecurity threats to the U.S. electricity system a national emergency.

President Trump signed an executive order, May 1, to further secure the U.S. bulk-power system from foreign adversaries that …

Source: Reuters

Special Report: Trump told Saudis: Cut oil supply or lose U.S. military support – sources

Reuters


WASHINGTON/LONDON/DUBAI – As the United States pressed Saudi Arabia to end its oil price war with Russia, President Donald Trump gave Saudi leaders an ultimatum.

In an April 2 phone call, Trump told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman …

Source: CNBC

Small business loans above $2 million will get full audit to make sure they’re valid, Mnuchin says

CNBC


Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Tuesday the government will audit any company taking out more than $2 million from the small business loan program.

The government program allows companies to have their loans forgiven, provided they spend …

April 28, 2020 - 2:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Finance, Politics & Opinions
Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Gregory Wrightstone -​”We should use all of earth’s resources for the betterment of mankind,  and do it as good stewards.”

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Gregory Wrightstone -​”We should use all of earth’s resources for the betterment of mankind, and do it as good stewards.”

We were able to sit down with Gregory Wrightstone, Author, Author, Speaker, and Climate Contrarian. While preparing for the interview, I was able to read his book "Inconvenient Facts", and review several interviews that Gregory had participated. The "Green New

Indian Point (Image: Entergy)

Indian Point (Nuclear Plant) closure during pandemic is wrong, says climate group

world nuclear news


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: A well balanced diet is what your mom and Dr. have always told you. I have always said a well balanced energy plan to include nuclear, wind, solar and fossil fuels  is

Canada attaches stricter environmental rules to oilfield support funds

Canada attaches stricter environmental rules to oilfield support funds

WorldOil


OTTAWA (Bloomberg) –Canada’s plan to spend $1.2 billion to help clean up the country’s derelict oil wells comes with strings attached: tougher environmental rules for the energy-rich province of Alberta. “We’ve been urging the Trudeau government to bail out