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Energy Quote of the Day: 'Moscow May Still Find a Reason to Close the Valve Shut'

Russian, Ukrainian and EU leadership met with the goal of finalizing a natural gas supply agreement as cold winter weather looms. Russia suspended gas shipments to Ukraine in June due to disagreements over price going forward and over $5 billion of...

Posted October 25, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'Consumers, Not the Federal Government, Should Determine What Goes in their Cars'

The always-ugly battle between US oil refiners and the biofuels industry over EPA’s renewable fuel standards heated up again recently when 31 oil executives sent a letter to President Obama urging EPA to stick with fuel blending volumes proposed...

Posted October 19, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'They’re Running Out of Luck'

Depending upon which side of the fence one sits, major oil supply disruptions are typically considered bad luck, but in Opec’s case, recent supply disruptions have helped balance the market and support prices.“OPEC has been lucky – 3.5 million bpd...

Posted October 18, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'The Best Storage is Gas in the Pipeline and Fast-Reacting Turbines'

There is enormous market opportunity for grid-scale energy storage solutions on both the power supply and demand side, but historically low US natural gas prices appear to represent a headwind moderating widespread energy storage deployment....

Posted October 11, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'The Gulf Coast is Going to be the Place for Having Any Storage'

The US Gulf Coast is becoming the country’s preeminent petroleum storage hub as shale oil and natural gas liquids flow south to the massive refining and export center. In a move designed to capitalize on that trend, Enterprise Product Partners...

Posted October 9, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'I Encourage You to Put in Place the Strongest Possible Safety Protections."

Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein penned a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx this week urging the need for stricter oil tank car regulations, an issue some businesses have been pushing back against. Production from unconventional...

Posted October 7, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'Supply is not the Problem, We Need Good Infrastructure'

The dramatic shift in US energy supply-demand dynamics over the past several years is impacting markets and physical commodity flows in what seems like unlimited ways, with misaligned infrastructure being one of the most pronounced. LNG import...

Posted October 5, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'The Oil and Gas Industry is Terrible at Predicting Anything'

It’s been said that one certainty regarding oil price forecasts is they will always be wrong. While there are certainly exceptions, the oil and gas industry’s history is littered with business cycle shifts that caught even the most seasoned analysts...

Posted October 3, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'We are Still Assessing the Outcome of the Attack on the Refineries'

The US military partnered with Saudi Arabia and the UAE on air strikes that bombed 12 “teapot” refineries in eastern Syria reportedly used as part of ISIS’ underground oil operations. These small modular refineries – producing 300 to 500 barrels per...

Posted October 1, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'Alaska is Going to be the Next Florida'

One of the most difficult tasks among climate scientists is predicting how climate change will play out over the longer term and how anthropogenic contributions will further impact those climatic shifts. There is widespread agreement that carbon...

Posted September 27, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: A Disturbing Climate March Observation

The People’s Climate March in New York City drew an estimated 310,000 – 400,000 people, putting it up there with some of the country’s largest historical mass protests. It’s great that so many people are passionate about doing something to address...

Posted September 24, 2014    

Energy Quote of the Day: Is the Shine Coming Off U.S. LNG Exports?

A few Asian buyers of US LNG are looking to sell portions of the supply they purchased under long-term contracts, suggesting the excitement over exporting US natural gas as LNG could be waning a bit. When US gas production began booming around 2007...

Posted September 21, 2014