Benefit Cost Analysis: The Real Deal Is Coming to EPA

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … The EPA has enacted regulations that now ensure real, honest to goodness, cost benefit analysis will be done in clean air rulemaking. Benefit cost analysis has been a preceding feature of more and more governmental action in recent years, but it’s been a mess as the EPA, not

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Renewable Energy Is A Losing Proposition: End the Subsidies

Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. .… … [Editor’s Note: Renewable energy subsidies have supported an industry that is completely uneconomic and unsustainable and the time is past to end them.] Four years ago, after the election of Donald Trump, I contacted the head of

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Blue Collar Centrists Won the Day in Pennsylvania

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … The Pennsylvania election may still be up in the air Presidentially speaking, but it is clear blue collar centrists won the day over radicals. The Pennsylvania election results are being challenged as I write this post. Joe Biden claims it and Donald Trump says that isn’t so, as

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Boilermakers, CNX Share Stage to Back Fracking, Pipelines and Trump

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  Nick DeIuliis, the straight-talk CEO of CNX Resources and Shawn Steffee of Boilermakers Local 154 provide some great insight on energy politics! It’s impossible not to be impressed with Nick DeIuliis, the CEO of CNX Resources. He’s clearly not the typical corporate CEO, hiding behind a wall of

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – September 19, 2020

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. Germany Just Can’t seem to Get It Right It seems Vladimir Putin keeps poisoning people but, as Dan Markind points out

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – August 29, 2020

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. Will California Blackouts Lead to A Pennsylvania Wipeout? Dan Markind raises this interesting question in one of his latest pieces for

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Refinery Sale Suggests Philadelphia May Be More Rotten Than Denmark

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … The Philadelphia refinery sale proposed by the debtor makes no sense and unsecured creditors are calling out what may be some serious corruption. I wrote about the proposed bankruptcy sale of a Philadelphia refinery the other day noting things seemed awfully fishy. But, now the rot is becoming

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Trump Talks Energy Progress at the New York Economic Club

Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. . .. President Donald Trump made some interesting remarks at the New York Economic Club last week and laid out the Trump vision of energy progress, which is pro-shale. Last week, President Trump delivered a pro-energy speech at the Economic Club

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Trump wants deal with XOM, or others to tap Syrian oil

President Trump said Sunday he’s interested in making a deal with ExxonMobil or another producer to tap Syrian oil reserves, Kallanish Energy reports. “What I intend to do, perhaps, is make a deal with an ExxonMobil or one of our great companies to go in there and do it properly … and spread out the wealth,” he

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Trump nominates Brouillette to be Energy secretary

President Trump last Friday announced he has nominated deputy energy secretary Dan Brouillette to replace departing energy chief Rick Perry, Kallanish Energy reports. “I am pleased to nominate Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette to be the new Secretary of Energy. Dan’s experience in the sector is unparalleled. A total professional, I have no doubt that Dan

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Crude oil settles down as US Fed holds rates steady

Crude oil prices were little changed Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said the central bank will hold interest rates steady, Kallanish Energy reports. Brent crude futures were down 29 cents, or 0.47%, to $61.85 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude settled down 14 cents, or 0.3%, to $53.76/Bbl. Government data showed U.S. crude inventories fell

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Andrew Cuomo Proves What A Pathetic Governor He Really Is

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  Andrew Cuomo is clearly trying to position himself to run for President at some point, but his actions show why he’ll never go anywhere outside of New York. Andrew Cuomo is an unusually good demagogue within New York, where city voters dominate and much of the electorate supposes electricity

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Trump’s Pipeline Executive Order Here! It’s VERY Good!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc.   President Donald Trump delivered some great news to pipeliners yesterday with his pipeline executive order, Andrew Cuomo says it’s overreach, so it’s good! The Trump pipeline executive order is here! And, Andrew Cuomo, the king of overreachers, says it’s “gross overreach.” We don’t need to know a lot more,

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Trump Going to Houston to Announce Pipeline Executive Order!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc.   President Donald Trump is going to Houston on Wednesday and will announce the pipeline executive order he’s issuing. It’s more than pipelines; it’s justice! We are two days away from an in-your-face Executive Order President Trump is issuing to deliver some justice to states such as New York where

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CONFIRMED! A Trump Pipeline Executive Order Is Coming!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc.   President Donald Trump’s economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, has confirmed Trump pipeline executive order is, in fact, coming soon, which is great news indeed! Yes, the great Larry Kudlow spoke at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast event yesterday. He confirmed a pipeline executive order from the President is, in fact,

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