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Energy Policy Watch: Avoiding Pitfalls of Europe’s Energy Transition

Industry expert Tom McNulty joins Energy Policy Watch to discuss the ongoing energy crisis in Europe plus how the U.S. can avoid making the same mistakes in its energy transition.

October 19, 2021


US Supreme Court Refuses Stay Request for Spire Natural Gas Pipeline

Spire has warned that the shutdown of its STL pipeline in Missouri, designed to deliver up to 400 MMcf/d of gas, could cause gas outages for as many as 400,000 in St. Louis this winter.

October 18, 2021

Public Capital

Talos Energy Furthers Carbon Capture Drive with New Partnership

One of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s largest public independent producers, Talos Energy launched an initiative earlier this year to target carbon capture and storage opportunities along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

October 18, 2021

Crude Oil

What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Oct. 18, 2021)

While the news about COVID-19 and supply/demand fundamentals remain favorable, Stratas Advisors says they see other factors that will moderate oil prices.

October 18, 2021

Exploration & Production

Utilizing Retired GoM Platforms to Achieve ESG Goals

Research shows abandoned offshore oil platforms can be repurposed for a multitude of purposes including carbon capture and storage.

October 18, 2021

Natural Gas

Nord Stream 2 Fills First Line with Gas Ready for Export

The pipeline project has faced resistance from the United States, which says the pipeline will increase Europe's reliance on Russian energy.

October 18, 2021


OPEC+ Misses Target Again, Members Struggle to Raise Oil Output

Underinvestment and maintenance problems have slowed down efforts by Angola and Nigeria to pump more.

October 18, 2021


White House Revising Climate Spending Plans after Manchin Objects

White House staffers are revising the legislation due to strong opposition from Senator Joe Manchin, the centrist Democrat from coal-rich West Virginia whose vote is crucial to its passage.

October 18, 2021


Flared Gas Crypto Mining: From Commodity to Currency

Once gone to waste, flared gas is becoming the energy source of choice to power advanced computing systems used for cryptocurrency.

October 18, 2021

Crude Oil

Brent’s ‘Scarcity Premium’ Widens to Most Since 2013 in Oil Rally

Carsten Fritsch, analyst at Commerzbank, said the surge in oil prices was due to a tight market, as shown by the 12-month forward curve and the premium at which the first-month futures contract is trading to the second.

October 15, 2021