Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – July 17, 2021

natural gas now Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Well, well, well… The first thing you notice is the noise – a strange, low-octave hum growing louder

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Biden Aiming to Make America Energy Dependent Again

AmericanEnergy Alliance …. ….   [Editor’s Note: The Joe Biden puppeteers and Chinese controllers are clearly aiming to undo American energy independence and, once again, make us dependent on foreign energy.] Last week OPEC+ talks on oil production quotas for member nations stalled and, as a result, oil prices rose. The Biden administration is somewhat concerned

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Pennsylvania Can and Should Be Northeast Energy Hub

Nonfossil Jim Willis on NGL PipelinesEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: Pennsylvania has the Northeast in its hands if it will develop its resources to become the energy hub needed. Pipelines are the key to realizing it all.] Charlie Melançon is a former U.S. Congressman (Democrat) from Louisiana who played an integral role in

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Nonfossil Fuel Propaganda Not Enough to Hide the Truth

Nonfossil Jim Willis on NGL PipelinesEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: EIA data shows nonfossil fuels have not made a significant dent in the complete dominance of fossil fuels energy sources and wind and solar aren’t even close] Is our favorite government agency, the U.S. Energy Information Administration, being corrupted by the Biden White

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Line 3 Pipeline in Minnesota Gets Boost from Biden Administration

The construction of a major pipeline replacement project that would carry crude from Canadian oilfields to a refinery in Wisconsin got a major boost on Thursday from the Biden Administration. According to the New York Times, the administration is siding with a prior permitting decision by the Army Corps of Engineers: “Mr. Biden could still

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Rising Oil Imports Show Risks of Restricting U.S. Production

America’s hard-fought energy superpower status could be faltering after data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed that crude oil imports rose sharply in the past week, while exports fell. EIA’s Weekly Petroleum Status Report said: “U.S. crude oil imports averaged 6.9 million barrels per day last week, up by 197,000 barrels per day

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Adelphia Gateway Pipeline Gets FERC OK to Finish Construction

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: The Adelphia Gateway Pipeline project to convert an oil pipeline to gas has received FERC permission to complete construction. About time!] New Jersey Resources’ Adelphia Gateway project is a plan to convert an old oil pipeline stretching from Northampton County, Pennsylvania through Bucks, Montgomery, and Chester counties,

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Newsom’s Ban Will Only Increase California’s Dependence on Foreign Oil

Just a few weeks after moderate Democrats in the California state legislature stopped legislation that would have phased in a fracking ban, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced his own plan to ban not only fracking, but eventually all oil and natural gas development in the state. This sort of aggressive opposition to safe domestic development

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Blocking the Keystone XL Pipeline Means Relying on Russian Oil

Three months after President Biden signed an executive order revoking construction permits for Keystone XL pipeline, more consequences of his decision are becoming clear. The revocation cheered by environmental activists removes a critical means for safely transporting the kind of Canadian crude oil that U.S. refineries on the Gulf Coast are designed to process, leaving

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The Double Whammy Against New Mexico’s Energy Industry

It’s no secret that New Mexico is in a bind. From the Biden administration’s efforts to ban new permits and leases on federal land, to the New Mexico legislature’s move to place a ban on new hydraulic fracturing permits on state lands during this legislative session, there’s an all-out assault against the state’s energy industry.

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Day 2: Rep. Haaland Goes Further, Says Federal Lands Moratorium Is Not A “Permanent Thing”

During the second day of her confirmation hearing to serve as Interior Secretary, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) definitively said that the Biden administration’s “pause” on oil and natural gas permitting and leasing on federal lands won’t become a permanent policy. After again being repeatedly pressed by members of the U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources

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Rep. Haaland’s Interior Secretary Confirmation Hearing: 6 Key Questions

The upcoming confirmation hearing for Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) to serve as Interior Secretary will put the spotlight on the Biden Administration’s bans on oil and natural gas leasing and permitting on federal lands. While the policy was sold as a temporary measure to allow for a review of the process, it’s become clearer the

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Report: Oil & Gas Development on Federal Lands Contributes $1.5 Billion to New Mexico Budget

Amid mounting criticisms of President Biden’s executive order last week indefinitely halting new oil and natural gas leases on federal lands and waters, leaders across party aisles are concerned the executive order will jeopardize critical funding for states. That’s especially true for New Mexico, which accounts for nearly 60 percent of federal onshore oil production.

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Two-year trend of rising proved oil and natural gas reserves halts

Amid a decrease in oil and gas prices, a two-year trend of rising proved reserves of oil and natural gas in the United States has come to a halt, according to the Energy Information Administration. Natural gas proved reserves declined 1.9% year over year in 2019, falling to 494.9 Tcf from 504.5 Tcf. The change

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U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Showed Resilience in 2020

As we look back on 2020, there’s no denying it was a challenging year for everyone, including the U.S. oil and natural gas industry. Production decreased for the first time in years as a result of the pandemic and its impacts on global markets. But despite these unique and unexpected challenges, the industry continued to

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