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The Presumption of Knowledge

Over the past few weeks attention has been focused on the roll out debacle of the Affordable Care Act—aka ObamaCare.  This is a case that is the opposite of too big to fail– too big to succeed.  While it might seem that there is no connection between ObamaCare and alternative energy policies and biofuels mandates, […]  More »

Trinidad energy minister touts ‘world’s first natural gas economy’

Kevin Ramnarine, minister of energy and energy affairs for Trinidad and Tobago, talks to FuelFix about the state of the oil and gas industry in the Caribbean island nation and producing all of its energy from natural gas.  More »

Tight profit margins boost internal efficiency at natural gas companies

Erratic natural gas prices and fierce competition are forcing companies to work more efficiently and to innovate.  More »

Most voters oppose raising energy taxes, industry poll shows

Most registered voters oppose raising energy taxes now and believe higher taxes on oil and natural gas companies would hike costs for consumers, according to a poll unveiled Tuesday.  More »

Ecuador judge says he exaggerated bribery claims to Chevron

A former Ecuadorean judge who testified he and a colleague received bribes from plaintiffs who won a $19 billion pollution judgment against Chevron Corp. told a U.S. court he initially exaggerated those claims.  More »

Handouts are not Helping Hands

The Center for American Progress (CAP) and similar liberal organizations contend that government must help change the US energy mix.  Although past efforts over the past 40 years make clear that as former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers told President Obama, “the government is a crappy venture capitalist.”  The verdict is in: industrial policy doesn’t work! […]  More »

Energy companies can help stop prairie chicken listing

If the federal government lists the lesser prairie chicken as threatened, it could get in the way of oil and gas drilling in West Texas.  More »

Texas politicians buttress Houston’s bid for energy ‘Olympics’

Texas politicians have united to bolster Houston’s bid to host a massive energy conference known as the Olympics of the oil and gas industry, on the eve of a decisive vote over where the 2017 summit will take place.  More »

Anadarko-chartered ship leaves port, official says

Venezuela agreed to release the vessel and its crew.  More »

W&T Offshore buying $100M in Gulf of Mexico properties

The deal includes a 15% working interest in the Medusa field, which is at deep-water Mississippi Canyon blocks 538 and 582; a 10% membership interest in Medusa Spar; and various interests in 12 non-operated Gulf of Mexico fields.  More »

Technip executive to succeed retiring McDermott CEO

David Dickson will join McDermott from Technip, succeeding Stephen Johnson as president and CEO.  More »

Valero ready to sell off rest of CST Brands stake

San Antonio-based CST Brands said it will offer 13,112,564 shares of common stock — Valero’s stake — “as soon as practicable,” according to a document it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  More »
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