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…

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…

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 Morning Surge | February 15, 2017

Time to get my Valentine’s Day chocolate for half off! Good morning all you lovebirds out there! From this day forth when you post about your significant other on Facebook or Instagram, you’ll actually mean it! Which is good, no?…

2017’s Oil Story: Saudi Arabia & Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told the BBC recently that the more oil and gas-friendly Trump administration may encourage the Kingdom to increase its oil investments in the US. “President Trump has policies…

The Nightly Surge | January 31, 2017

As the chaotic manifesto of January gives way to the elusive temptations of February, so unfolds a revolutionary dawn of The Nightly Surge. What?? I don’t know… but it felt better than just saying: January’s over, it’s February and here’s The Nightly…

The Nightly Surge | January 30, 2017

Just as it is intrinsically impossible to square a circle, it’s just as hard to deny the magic that Monday brings… unless you’re trapped at baggage claim in an airport somewhere in America. Anything of note happen over the weekend?…

The Nightly Surge | January 24, 2017

It may be day 5 of The Trump presidency, but it’s day 2 of The Nightly Surge. “King Kong” Kuegler’s takes care of the morning, I’m on the night shift. I don’t think there’s been this devastating of a 1-2 combination since George Foreman’s…

The Morning Surge | January 23, 2017

It’s time for the first ever Morning Surge, a daily wrap-up of breaking oil and gas news from the night before. Since it’s a Monday, we’ll be going over all the news stories from the weekend as well as the night before. Let’s jump right into the…