Video And Commentary: Trump Admin Keeps President Of The United States In The Dark About US Cyber Attacks On Russia’s Energy Grid

When I see stuff like this I get really nervous.  The video says that the US is retaliating for Russia hacking our country.  The president was left out of the loop?  I thought President Trump is the commander? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7t72qvRwyE I am not a lawyer, but I think the US behaving like this is considered a…

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By The Numbers, 6/12/2019

The EIA published its Weekly Petroleum Status Report.  Here are some highlights.  All items are in millions of barrels per day except inventories, which is billions total.  Dates are defined as week ending averages, except utilization rate which is a four week ending average.  The full report can be found here. Item 6/7/19 5/31/19 Refinery…

Houston Energy Events, June 17 – 28

Summer is a slow time for conferences in Houston.  Nevertheless, here are a few events that might be of interest. Valve World Americas Expo and Conference June 19 - 20, 2019 George R. Brown Convention Center https://www.valveworldexpoamericas.com/ Rigzone Houston Career Fair June 19, 2019 Wyndham West Energy Corridor https://www.rigzone.com/profile/login/?logintype=application&returnUrl=1019218_oil_gas_career_fair_houston_june_19th Energy Marketing Conferences Virtual Seminar June…

Press Release: Mike Pompeo Addresses The Press On Alleged Naval Attacks By Iran On Oil Tankers In The Oman Gulf

  June 13, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon. It is the assessment of the United States Government that the Islamic Republic of Iran is responsible for the attacks that occurred in the Gulf of Oman today. This assessment is based on intelligence, the weapons used, the level of expertise needed to execute the operation, recent…

Energy Drone and Robotics Summit, Day 1

The Energy Drone and Robotics Summit officially kicked off yesterday.  The conference is being held at the Marriott Hotel in the Woodlands.  What makes this venue great is the free parking in the garage across the street, with attached skyway.   I learned two things at the conference: We typically think of drones as a…

Energy Drone and Robotics Summit

The Energy Drone and Robotics Summit opens on June 11, 2019 with a super VIP mixer.  The event is being held at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott - the venue could not be more beautiful.  With forests, lakes, and streams, as a backdrop, we discussed the important issues surrounding energy drones. Here are some important topics…