PA Environment Digest Blog

The broader issue is how public policy is being affected by people who have little or no downside if their public pronouncements and projections are wrong. In fact, this has always happened wherever people traded company shares through history. But in fact, the farther inland one went one found even more primitive people who had not “evolved” in thousands of years. So, now I’ve covered the broad array of writers and pundits who have been touting U.S. But, the promoters of the U.S. But, they often repeat uncritically what the oil industry, their paid consultants, and fake think-tank and university academics supported by the industry tell them. Industry consultants and fake think-tank academics are already well-paid for their fealty to the industry line. Their consulting fees and think-tank salaries DEPEND on their repeating the industry story. How about the industry insiders themselves? Now, the broader issue is not the greed of corporate insiders at the expense of shareholders though that’s an important issue. The way the industry is working right now, just saying the word landman will get you a job in most cases.

Your Job Alert has been created successfully! You will find that this technology will actually make your job easier. When one person makes a costly error, it is much easier to pin the blame and extract consequences. All the extractive industries disproportionately place bad consequences on those nearest the site of extraction for the benefit of the rest of us and for their own bottom line. You will also notice that almost without exception such stories and books make scant or no mention of climate change, as if the supposed renewed fossil fuel abundance has no consequences for the unfolding climate nightmare. Development & Management of new & ongoing B2B Aviation Fuel business in order to achieve the overall key objectives of the business(i.e. Leasing and development of federally-owned oil and gas resources underlying refuges is generally prohibited. In the United States alone there are seventeen universities that offer specialist courses in oil and gas engineering.

8.5 billion per year, and, by volume mined (about 1300 million tons in 2006), it is one of the largest non-fuel mineral industries in the United States. No one person feels that it was he or she that caused the problem, and the law in the United States and many countries counts bad advice and misguided advocacy as free speech. I am not suggesting that we end free speech. To use Taleb’s words, I am suggesting that we not allow ourselves to be suckers. InvestingThere are different strategies you can use with trades and investments to get a win. But the use of industrial hydraulic oil I-20, I-30, etc. which is used in such a massively industry, is strictly forbidden. The increasing world demand for energy has led to an increase in the exploration and extraction of natural gas, condensate, and oil from unconventional organic-rich shale plays. Renewable energy is energy we can make over and over again.

By getting regular awareness updates on health and safety, benefits can be gain by company on increasing their productions and to earn employee satisfactions. Paul Hart, President of Hart Resource Technologies, Inc. & Pennsylvania Brine, outlined how three drilling wastewater plants his company operators can be part of the solution for wastewater issues. That would be a solution that is worse than the problem. And, that’s the problem. And, they’ve given us absolutely nothing about how this supposed new abundance doesn’t bring a climate disaster closer. 85% of the new oil and 30% of the new gas through 2030. The current bear oil and gas market will not last forever – nothing ever does. Gulf, the familiar round orange logo with blue lettering, is popular for items like gas glass globes, gas pumps, oil bottles and cans, tin and porcelain signs. It doesn’t sound like it would be that bad. And, these directors often approve outrageous bonuses for management which, of course, are not taken back when things go bad.

Then, there is the problem of the board of directors being beholden to the company management rather than the shareholders–yet, another agency problem. P.S. For my view on how we should approach the uncertainties of our energy future, see my previous piece “Dueling forecasts: Why our energy future is actually a risk management problem”. And, here is another aspect of the agency problem. And, nobody comes to take back the stock option profits when optimistic projections and pronouncements turn out to be wrong. And, one of the surest signs that we are on the road to being suckers is when we take the advice of someone who has little or no personal downside if he or she is wrong. And, no one will take their money back if the story is discredited. And, their incentive appears to be to manage the company properly to increase the stock price. 75 million bonus awarded to Aubrey McClendon in 2008, then CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp., as the natural gas market collapsed and the excessive borrowing by Chesapeake tanked its stock price and nearly brought the company to bankruptcy. It’s difficult for those reporting on energy issues to buck the industry as it might ruffle feathers among longtime sources and shut down the information pipeline.