The Nightly Surge | February 23, 2017

It’s Thursday at The Nightly. This reminds me of the “It’s morning in America” thing Ronald Reagan used for his re-election campaign… minus the election, Reagan, and trouble in Russia. Wait… okay, so minus 2 out of 3…

Your Weekly Update: February 13-17

Last Week in World Oil: Prices – Oil prices inched up at the start of the week, buoyed by the effective implementation of the OPEC producer cuts. However, the rising prices have also encouraged rising production in the US, keeping gains in check…

First Month Of Trump: O&G Has A Lot To Smile About

President Donald Trump last week signed into law a repeal of an Obama-imposed regulation that would have required oil and gas companies to disclose their payments to foreign governments. The legislation marked the first instance in 16…

The Nightly Surge | February 22, 2017

Wednesday at The Surge. Mid-week. The center of the grind. The heartland of the hoopla. Ground zero of everything that is oil & gas and all that is the latest with Milo Yiannopoulos. Correction, unless Milo Yiannopoulos becomes the next CEO…

The Morning Surge | February 22, 2017

Well, we’re nearly through February and yet another week of winter. The only problem is, it doesn’t feel like winter here in the Northeast at all. New York City will see 64-degree weather on Friday, while Boston will see temperatures above 60…

Would You Frac-A-Hole With Nuclear Warheads?

The peaceful use of atomic weapons… seems like a contradiction if there ever was one. Following a recent Trump Tweet which made “disturbing comments about the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons,” the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved the…

The Nightly Surge | February 21, 2017

It’s fun coming back to work after a long weekend, right? Kind of like getting your teeth drilled without Novocain or a Percocet kicker to ease the journey. But isn’t it nice to know that at the end of the day, The Nightly is here to tuck you in?…

OPEC Assesses The Oil Market 3 Months After Cut

On November 30, OPEC agreed to cut its group output to 32.5 M/bpd. Those cuts were to take effect on January 1. As we discussed last week, early data suggest that most members are complying with the deal, which is set to remain in effect…

The Nightly Surge | February 20, 2017

It’s President’s Day. And many of you have the day off. Here at The Surge, we don’t take days off! Unless we need a day off. But TK and DK know who the real commander and chief is – Oil & Gas. So, in honor of this President’s Day…

The Morning Surge | February 20, 2017

Happy President’s Day everybody! Today we actually celebrate George Washington’s birthday, even though he was technically born on February 22. That’s because we just take the third Monday in February and celebrate his birthday…

The Nightly Surge | February 16, 2017

“Unhinged.” This seems to be the word of the moment. After the end of the President’s press conference today, people said either he is unhinged, or the media is unhinged. All I know is that I want to be unhinged. Seems like it would be…