As Bayou Bridge Pipeline draws protests, northeast Louisiana project moves forward: report

As Bayou Bridge Pipeline draws protests, northeast Louisiana project moves forward: report

As the emotional fight against the proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline continues, a planned expansion of a natural gas pipeline in northeast Louisiana is set to begin with barely a word of protest. Work on the $170 million expansion, known as the Southwest Louisiana Supply Project, is set to begin as soon as March 1, according […]

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Groundhog Day: Louisiana’s Endless Budget Battle

Groundhog Day: Louisiana’s Endless Budget Battle

Well, it’s a new year here in Louisiana, but not much has changed. A new year means another budget deficit, which means yet another legislative rumpus over who and or what will foot the bill. Last year it was approximately a $940 million budget shortfall. This year it is a $304 million mid-year deficit, and […]

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Tellurian: Cramer’s Top Takeaways

Tellurian: Cramer’s Top Takeaways

In an “Executive Decision” segment, Cramer spoke with Charif Souki, former head of Cheniere Energy (LNG) and now the co-founder and chairman of Tellurian(TELL) , a stock that was up 12.1% today.  Souki was extremely bullish on our country’s ability to export more natural gas. He said the U.S. has over 100 years’ worth of reserves and is […]

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Groundhog Day: Louisiana’s Endless Budget Battle

Groundhog Day: Louisiana’s Endless Budget Battle

Well, it’s a new year here in Louisiana, but not much has changed. A new year means another budget deficit, which means yet another legislative rumpus over who and or what will foot the bill. Last year it was approximately a $940 million budget shortfall. This year it is a $304 million mid-year deficit, and […]

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Briggs: Trump assembles the oil and gas dream team

Briggs: Trump assembles the oil and gas dream team

The 45th president has officially taken office, and now he begins the task of fulfilling the many promises made during his campaign to put American energy first. Everyone is keeping a close eye on the new administration and what it means for the oil and gas industry. Trump’s first days have offered some sense of […]

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BRIGGS: Pipelines, Trains And Automobiles

BRIGGS: Pipelines, Trains And Automobiles

First it was Keystone, then it was Dakota. One pipeline after the next has become the focal point of environmental and anti-fossil fuel organizations across the nation. The bad news is that this fight has found its way to our very own backyards of south Louisiana over the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. These out of state […]

Funds prepare $2 billion oil market play as supply tightens

Passive investment funds are poised to shift an estimated $2 billion from far-term to near-term crude futures over the next week, anticipating an energy market rally as a historic OPEC output cut slashes supply. The switch may foreshadow the end of a global oil glut that built up during a two-year price war. On Friday […]

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U.S. shale revival likely to cap oil price gains: Kemp

U.S. shale producers are growing production again, renewing the challenge to OPECs market share and potentially limiting further increases in oil prices during 2017/18. U.S. crude and condensate production increased in both October and November, the first back to back increases since early 2015, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (http://tmsnrt.rs/2lOpdAs). Domestic oil production […]

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OPEC Still Waiting for Evidence Oil Cuts Are Doing Their Job

OPEC officials this week hailed the “excellent” and “unprecedented” implementation of their agreement to cut oil production, but were still waiting for solid evidence that the deal was fulfilling their key measure of success and shrinking the global glut. A reduction in the amount of oil held in storage around the world is the most […]

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TransAtlantic Petroleum Announces Closing of TBNG Sale and Presentation at EnerCom Dallas

This post was originally published on this siteHAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:TNP) (NYSE-MKT:TAT) (the “Company” or “TransAtlantic”) today announced the closing of the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Thrace Basin Natural Gas (Turkiye) Corporation (“TBNG”), to Valeura Energy Netherlands B.V. (“Valeura”).  The Company also announced that it will […]

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Robix Clarifies Terms of Agreement With Small Cap Invest Ltd.

This post was originally published on this siteLETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Feb. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Robix Environmental Technologies, Inc. (“Robix” or the “Corporation”) (CSE:RZX) (Frankfurt:R0X) (OTC:ROBXF) wishes to clarify the terms of agreement in reference to the announcement dated February 23rd, 2017 that Robix has retained Small Cap Invest Ltd. (”SCI”), a Frankfurt-based business development […]

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Marathon Oil Appoints Dane Whitehead Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

This post was originally published on this siteHouston, Feb. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that Dane Whitehead has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer, with an anticipated effective date of March 6. Whitehead, 55, has most recently served as executive vice president and CFO of […]

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Relations frayed heading into La. tax debate

That was supposed to be the easy part. The just-ended special legislative session, called to close a more than $300 million deficit, had so many teeth-gnashing, meltdown-threatening moments that it raises questions about the possibility of success heading into the far trickier legislative session that begins in April. In that upcoming session, Gov. John Bel […]

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The Rundown: Louisiana Legislature begins process of building next year’s budget with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ recommendation

Today in The Rundown: The Legislature finished one budget and now work begins on another; Gov. Edwards heads to DC; Cassidy holds another town hall after rowdy Metairie event; and more. Budget: Less than a 24 hours after the state Legislature solved one budget crisis, the Edwards administration presented a plan for the next year’s […]

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Oil stocks are lagging, but analysts see a path to growth for some drillers

Energy stocks have been lagging the S&P 500, but some analysts see a path to growth for some well-positioned U.S. drillers. The energy sector managed to rally about half a percent on Thursday, but it’s still down about 6 percent this year. Meanwhile the S&P 500 has gained about 5.5 percent this year. For some, the […]

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