April 8th, 2014
Today, I’m flying back from Houston… again.
It seems I’ve been spending quite a bit of time in Texas these days – and for good reason. The rollout of Money Map Project #1 - our exciting 25-well oil and gas project – is one.
But another revolves around the tremendous changes in the industry itself, especially when it comes to natural gas.
In fact, I just presented the keynote address before the annual meeting of the Gas Compressor Association at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston.
It dealt with the inescapable and irresistible future of natural gas.
Here’s what I told those assembled about the new, “gas-driven” world…
April 3rd, 2014
Sitting in a new land of plenty, Americans rarely notice disturbing energy trends elsewhere in the world.
But in the course of my global work, it’s impossible not to recognize there are serious energy shortages developing in other parts of the world.
In fact, I’m beginning to see worrisome indications this “crisis curve” is now accelerating.
Oddly enough, the latest danger signals are coming in from parts of the world normally thought of as net energy producers: The Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia.
Now, there are new concerns that this brewing energy crisis may well be the next serious step in an ongoing “Arab Spring.”
And while countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates have largely been untouched by this sweeping regional political unrest, elsewhere matters are getting worse.
Suddenly, energy has become a bigger trigger point in a highly volatile part of the world…