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An eclectic collection of stories and analyses by Allen Brooks, dealing with issues and developments within the energy industry that have potentially significant implications for executives operating oilfield service companies.
By Allen Brooks on September 9, 2019
Energy Green-Shoots Appearing In Low-Interest Rate World?
By Allen Brooks on August 26, 2019
Energy Market Woes May Require Investment Thesis Rethink
Does The U.S. Have An Oil Demand Problem?
EV Sales Up; Will Battery Capacity Match Growth Plans?
Pictures Reflecting The Reality Of Our Green Energy World
Posted in Energy Musings | Tagged EV battery supply, EVs, gasoline consumption, Low interest rates, Musings From the Oil Patch, oil demand, oil price volatility, oil prices, refinery inputs, VMT | Leave a response
By Allen Brooks on August 12, 2019
Trade War And Outlook For The Oil And OFS Markets
Can We Address Climate Change Without Green New Deal?
Everyone But The Buyers Is Crying The Natural Gas Blues
IMO 2020 May Turn Out Differently Than Many Think
Indonesia Suffers From Subsidence Not Rising Seas
Get Ready For Flying Cars That Aren’t Cars
Posted in Energy Musings | Tagged cap-and-trade, carbon tax, flying cars, Green New Deal, hoverboard, IMO 2020, Indonesia, LNG, Musings From the Oil Patch, natural gas prices, oil demand, subsidence, Tariff war | Leave a response
By Allen Brooks on July 29, 2019
Germans Accept CO2 Cost As Electricity Expense Rises
Nature And Market Cycles In The Energy Investment World
The Personal Transportation Revolution May Take More Time
Rhode Island Electricity Prices And The Region’s Gas Market
A Snapshot Of Energy Infrastructure Battles Nationwide
Posted in Energy Musings | Tagged autonomous vehicles, energy infrastructure projects being challenged, energy stock indices versus other stock market indices, German carbon emissions, German electricity prices, Germany CO2 cost, Musings From the Oil Patch, renewable energy, Rhode Island electricity prices | Leave a response
By Allen Brooks on July 16, 2019
Vehicles, Driving And The Future Of The Gasoline Market
Ensco Rowan Name Change Marks New Offshore Drilling Era
Climate Change Media Is Taken to Task For Lack Of Honesty
Oil Prices On The March Despite Demand Challenges
Posted in Energy Musings | Tagged China EV sales, climate change, electric vehicles, Ensco Rowan, hurricanes, ICE vehicles, Institute of Numerical Mathematics, Musings From the Oil Patch, offshore drillers, oil prices, S-adoption curves, sea levels, tornadoes, wildfires | Leave a response
By Allen Brooks on July 1, 2019
Natural Gas Struggles To Stay Afloat; Time For A Change?
Climate Movement: Why Rebranding Is An Important Move
Alice, The Electric Plane, Was A Hit At Paris Air Show
Can America’s Team Score Big In The Natural Gas Market?
By Allen Brooks on June 17, 2019
It Really Going To Be Different This Time?
Electric Cars: The Future Is Now Or Maybe In A Decade
Japan’s Demographics Highlight Energy’s Challenge
New England Offshore Wind Farm Reaches New Milestone
Do We Need Another Government Energy Jobs Program?
Posted in Energy Musings | Tagged battery costs, Commodities vs Stocks, electric vehicles, Japan’s demographics, Musings From the Oil Patch, offshore wind jobs, Rhode Island offshore wind power contract | Leave a response
By Allen Brooks on May 27, 2019
Understanding What Different Water Means For Energy
Electric Vehicles, Transportation And The Oil Market
The Challenge Of Getting To Rhode Island
Sorting Out The Confusing Forces Shaping Oil Prices
An Intriguing Solar Power Device
Posted in Energy Musings | Tagged Australia’s climate election, energy share buybacks, EVs, gasoline consumption, Musings From the Oil Patch, OPEC output agreement, road trip to RI, Smartflower solar power | Leave a response
By Allen Brooks on May 13, 2019
Issues With The Energy Transition To Green Energy
Energy Support And Coal’s Power Output Demise
2.0, Global Oil Markets And O&G Business Models
The Boring Natural Gas Market Remains Boring
Demographics A Challenge For Future Energy Demand
By Allen Brooks on April 29, 2019
The Dynamic State Of The U.S. Power Industry
Why The Natural Gas Market Remains So Disappointing
Weak Auto Sales Could Be A Sign Of An Energy Challenge
Alberta Makes Election History: New Energy Course?
EVs And Wind Power Suffer Slings And Arrows Of Reality
By Allen Brooks on April 15, 2019
Spring Has Sprung: What Does It Mean For Commodities?
Pressure To Revamp Subsidies Questions EV Market Health
Saudi Aramco And The Wild West, Emerald City and Oz
It’s Hurricane Forecasting Season, But Should We Worry?
Posted in Energy Musings | Tagged 2019 hurricane forecasts, drilling rig count. Musings From The Oil Patch, electric vehicle tax credits, EV profitability, EV sales, natural gas prices, oil prices, Saudi Aramco prospectus insights | Leave a response