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Archive for August, 2008

NAPE Discussions: The Rise Of Natural Gas

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

At Summer NAPE at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston yesterday, I had a nice chat with Sunil Deshmukh. He has observed the rise of natural gas, particularly ... Read more..

Weekend Review: From Sperm Whales To The Majors’ Big GOM Buy

Friday, August 22nd, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Let's take a look back at the last week to determine what companies, individuals and even animals, are hot. Who's hot? China. Yes, they're beating the U.S. in the Olympic gold medal ... Read more..

Michael Phelps – Energy In Action!

Thursday, August 21st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Enjoy this guest blog post from Claire Scoggin, Director of Wiess Energy Hall at the Houston Museum of Natural Science! Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is the first athlete to win 8 ... Read more..

Who Will Save Back-To-School? Gas Prices!

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Plunging oil prices worldwide resulting in falling prices at the pump might just be the saving grace of back-to-school this year, at least that's what retailers are hoping. A result ... Read more..

McCain: Time To Imitate The French

Monday, August 18th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

 While religion and personal morals were the main topics at this weekend's gentle "political discussion" at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, Senator McCain did bring up the energy issue. McCain ... Read more..

Friday Freebies: The Good, The Bad And The Maybe Bads

Friday, August 15th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Who's in trouble? Al Gore. John S. Herold Inc. analyst Nate Gagnon says T. Boone Pickens’ energy plan is better developed than Al Gore’s. Gore is counting on continuing advances in ... Read more..

Time To Hop Aboard Facebook, Oil Industry

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

It's out, folks -- Facebook is officially the No. 1 social network in the world. Why is this important to the oil industry? An industry that is so desperately seeking to ... Read more..

McCain’s Energy Plan Turns Nuclear

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John McCain's newest push in his energy campaign is nuclear -- with a plan to build 45 more nuclear power plants. That's a lot -- considering that the utility industry has ... Read more..

Where In The World Isn’t Boone Pickens?

Friday, August 8th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

He shows up on the TV when I'm on the elliptical machine at the gym. He pops up in newspapers almost daily. And now, T. Boone Pickens is even sneaking ... Read more..

The Nation’s New Energy Advisor: Paris Hilton?!

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Not many blog entry headlines are worth of the "?!" combination. But when Paris Hilton and the kind of energy that you don't get from Rockstar Energy Drink are found ... Read more..