Oil and Gas Industry

CA Low Carbon Fuel Standard – A Giant Leap to Nowhere

The NRDC suggested in a recent blog post (Far from a Moonshot) that the technology challenges of producing cellulosic transportation fuels should have been easily resolved by now because these challenges are obviously not as difficult to conquer as the...

/ August 28, 2014

Titanic Hypocrisy

In case you missed him, Leonardo DiCaprio, the guy who owns multiple homes, numerous cars and a private island that he’s developing into an eco-luxury resort—guess there aren’t enough luxury resorts in the world today—has been on break from acting. After...

/ August 25, 2014

These 9 Charts Put Federal Regulations in a Different Light

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently released a report that calculates the costs and benefits of federal regulations including those that impact the oil and natural gas industries. The report is appalling, but unfortunately not surprising to anyone familiar with...

/ August 7, 2014

Making Sense of Last-In, First-Out (LIFO) and We Aren’t Talking About Your Work Schedule

As policymakers debate fiscal issues, including deficit reduction efforts, some have called for a retroactive repeal of the “last-in, first-out,” (LIFO) an inventory accounting method used by nearly 40 percent of U.S. businesses.

/ July 22, 2014