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Oil and gas exec Gerard is pumped about industry prospects under Trump

USA TODAY By: Bill Loveless, Special for USA TODAY For Jack Gerard, the outlook for U.S. energy security has never been brighter, with domestic supplies of oil and natural gas increasing, dependence on foreign supplies declining and a new Republican president … Continue reading

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Economy needs higher oil prices: Goldman Sachs

USA TODAY By: Mick Cunningham, OilPrice.com OPEC is closing in on a deal to cut production, which will surely cause oil prices to rise. Oil is already almost back to $50 per barrel, so cuts of nearly 1 million barrels … Continue reading

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Are O&G Joint Ventures and General Partnerships Securities?

  There has been some discussion emanating from government securities agencies, at least in my home state of Colorado, regarding the reconsideration of oil and gas general partnerships and joint ventures as subject to securities regulations. Principle among the arguments … Continue reading

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Lower Crude Prices Affect Global Politics

Andrew Critchlow, Commodities Editor for “The Telegraph”, wrote a wonderful article entitled “Sun sets on Opec dominance in new era of lower oil prices“. This article really frames the events going on with OPEC, the price of oil, and what … Continue reading

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Could OPEC Turmoil Raise The Prominence of US Oil Industry?

  In recent days, OPEC has been in turmoil due to lower crude prices. Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s most influential cartel player, has changed its focus. Instead of trying to control supply in an effort to maintain a price window of … Continue reading

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Are You Missing 1 in 3 Investors With Your Message?

Research performed by Thomas J. Stanley in his book “The Millionaire Next Door” found that about 70% of all millionaires are in business for themselves. Research performed by Sally Shaywitz of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity indicates that … Continue reading

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Man-made Quakes Cause Less Damage to Property

A study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has concluded that induced earthquakes, which are triggered by drill operations pumping fluids underground, are creating quakes 16 times weaker then naturally occurring quakes. Man-made earthquakes have been a used by anti-fracking … Continue reading

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Rodney Johnson Explains Why Oil Prices Will Rise

Dent Research provides demand demographics on a wealth of products.  This video explains why they believe the Arab-Israel conflict and the domestic rise in light sweet crude production will put pressure on our government to make the US an oil exporter … Continue reading

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Drought and Irrigation Contribute to Earthquakes

An recent article published in the Nature International Weekly Journal of Science says that the recent droughts and our increased reliance on irrigation are removing subsurface mass, causing more earthquakes. Fracking, which pumps water underground vs. removing it from the ground, has … Continue reading

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Investing in US Oil and Gas Production Helps Narrow Trade Deficit

Many economists expect the trade deficit will continue to narrow as exports, helped by the U.S. energy production boom, are growing faster then imports.  Our domestic energy boom has boosted exports while reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil.  U.S. petroleum … Continue reading

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