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Apr 2020
  • Oil

Insight from Washington: Fate of Permian gas flaring draws heat in Texas state race

In February, after months of criticism, Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton tried to take the state’s flaring issue head on. “We want to reduce flaring,” Sitton told reporters at the time

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Apr 2020
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil
  • Coronavirus

With pleading, threats and praise, US pushes Saudi Arabia to stop the oil bleeding: Fuel for Thought

"You can love me or hate me/I swear it won't make me/Or break me/I'm going wherever the money take me" – Lil Wayne A dozen years after Louisiana-bred songwriter Lil Wayne rapped that verse on a bonus track on his album "Tha Carter III," a strong mix of love...

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Feb 2020
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil

Venezuela, Rosneft and US sanctions complications: Fuel for Thought

US efforts to starve Venezuela’s Maduro regime of oil revenues have substantially increased the role of Russian energy in the US Gulf Coast, an outcome the Trump administration likely never anticipated when it put sanctions in place over a year ago

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