The U.S. and Mexico Chase Exports, More on Fracking Bans

Bloomberg Businessweek takes a look at the imminent opening of U.S. liquefied natural gas export operations: Cheniere says it will be the largest buyer of U.S. natural gas by 2020. Its liquefaction plant in Louisiana and another planned for Texas will allow it to ship about 6 percent of all the […]

Podcast – Severance Tax in Pennsylvania

With the election days away, I had an opportunity to discuss a potential severance tax in Pennsylvania, which has become a major issue in that state’s race for governor.  The challenger, Democrat Tom Wolf, has called for the tax.  The incumbent, Republican Tom Corbett, has long resisted but seems to be changing […]

Podcast – Oil Jobs in North Dakota

I had an opportunity to talk with Youtuber NYC JohnG, an oil-field worker who posts videos explaining the opportunities and challenges he has faced after moving to North Dakota from New York.  That was very interesting, and I also learned that the late Total CEO Christophe de Margerie liked to call […]

Podcast – CNG Conversions with SkyCNG

It has been a very interesting week, with dropping oil prices being a leading headline around the world.  Our interview this week was with Brent Skipper, the Owner of SkyCNG.  The company sells compressed natural gas (CNG) conversion kits, and provides a lot of information for folks thinking about doing a […]