My Experience Of Being Gainfully Unemployed

After a pleasant vacation of two weeks last summer, I returned to work only to find that my ‘catch-up’ meeting was to let me know that my vacation had been extended somewhat. I was given a package of various papers, allowed to clear a few…

The Morning Surge | February 28, 2017

Yes! Yet another Morning Surge is coming your way. Today we’re serving up a lot of updates on developing stories that we’ve been covering for the past few weeks. OPEC cuts, India’s national oil company, and Boulder County’s moratorium…

The Nightly Surge | February 27, 2017

I went to bed early last night so I’m just catching up… so I take it that Bonnie And Clyde are going to be in a reboot of Moonlighting filmed in LA LA Land? I hope Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd have cameos. Admit it, you were waiting…

The Nightly Surge | February 24, 2017

T.G.I… if you don’t know the final letter there, you have more problems than a CNN reporter at a President Trump press conference. It’s Friday here at “Les Nightly” as they’re calling it in France… and that means one thing…

The 5 Oil & Gas Headlines To Know This Week

Here’s what you need to know this week in oil and gas: Total CEO: OPEC needs to extend cuts – Total SA Chief Executive Officer Patrick Pouyanne said OPEC and Russia would need to extend the output cuts if they…

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?…