January 19, 2023 archive

Number of private jets for world climate convention distracts from conversation

  Hypocrisy might have been the real headliner this week at the World Economic Forum underway in Davos, Switzerland where more than a thousand private jets were used by the global business and political elite to come and talk about climate change. It’s not just political criticism to call it hypocrisy. A new study from …

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Oil and gas activity slows in North Dakota

  A new report shows oil and gas production along with drilling activity have declined in recent months in North Dakota, one of the three top energy producing states in the U.S. and also the place where Oklahoma’s Continental Resources developed its national reputation. The state’s Department of Mineral Resources released figures showing fewer drilling …

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Energy headlines

** Freeport LNG’s long-shut liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Texas started receiving pipeline natural gas over the long U.S. Martin Luther King Jr holiday weekend, according to Refinitiv data. ** Routine groundwater monitoring ended a decade ago in New York City, but federal officials want to resume observations as rising sea levels and …

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Big schedule of refinery maintenance could send gasoline prices higher

  Gasoline prices could rebound this spring as nearly as twice as many refinery operators in the U.S. plan overhauls and resumption of their maintenance. Those overhauls will mean a slight shortage of gasoline and other fuels while the work and maintenance are underway reported Reuters. Click here for Reuters

New Mexico enviros want Biden to follow through with drilling ban on federal lands

  New Mexico’s oil and gas industry warns its operations on public lands in the state risk being at peril if environmentalists are able to convince Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to fulfill President Biden’s promise to ban new oil and gas leasing on federal land. It’s what environmentalists contend in their most recent letter to …

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