Gasonomics

Gasonomics: What’s Really Driving Energy Prices Higher?

Amidst the global energy market turbulence, the U.S. faces significant shifts in its energy prices and energy complex. Adding to the concerns, the Biden administration’s decision to offer zero oil and gas lease sales in 2024, influenced by the U.S. wind power industry, is set to further strain the supply-demand balance.  The spotlight is […]

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Energy
Navigating the Complex World of Energy and Economics

The latest episode of Gasonomics, hosted by Tim Snyder, Chief Economist with Matador Economics, focuses on the intricate dance between global alliances, energy markets, and the potential threats to the US Dollar’s dominance. As President Biden attends the G-20 Summit, the episode delves into the dynamics of the BRICS alliance, now expanded to BRIICS […]

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Energy
The Economics of Natural Resources Today

In this episode of Gasonomics, host Tim Snyder dissects the intricate relationship between energy and agriculture with his guest, Dr. Darren Hudson, Ph.D., the Larry Combest Endowed Chair for Policy and Director for the Agricultural Competitiveness at Texas Tech University. The pair highlight the significant role energy plays in the agricultural sector. From the […]

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Articles
In the Oil and Gas Industry, Prices Continue to Soar. What Does That Mean for the Future of the Energy Sector and What Do We Do Next??

The global energy landscape, especially the oil and gas industry, has been undergoing a seismic shift. With crude oil prices surging almost 20% in the last 45 days and gasoline witnessing a 2.2 cent per gallon increase, the stakes have never been higher. As the U.S. economy grapples with these fluctuations, a pertinent question […]

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Articles
Certain Sectors Are Making an Impact as Macroeconomic Drivers in the Energy Complex. Real Estate is One of the Leaders

Macroeconomic drivers are especially important with the world continuing to grapple with economic recovery and growth in the post-pandemic era. As a result, the dynamics of energy and the economy take on heightened significance. The intertwining of the energy sector, commodity prices, employment data, and real estate movements offer a fascinating, if complex, overview […]

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Articles
High Energy Consumption Continues to Weigh on the Price of Gas and Its Recurrent Rise

Recently, energy consumption and production are in the limelight and because of that navigating the complexities of the energy market and its implications on the economy require expertise and nuanced understanding. From the role of renewable energy in the infrastructural landscape of Texas to the geopolitical influences of crude oil prices, such insights are […]

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Articles
Seasonal Trends Aren’t Shaving Off Energy Prices Like Before. Predictions Indicate Gas Demand Will Continue to Uptick

As we cross the halfway mark of 2023, stakeholders in the energy sector are grappling with the changing landscapes of oil, gas, and renewable resources. A volatile year of varying energy prices has underlined the critical need for analysis and prediction. With a stark 41 percent decrease in the price of natural gas and […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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public safety and security
Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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Gasonomics: What’s Really Driving Energy Prices Higher?
October 6, 2023

Amidst the global energy market turbulence, the U.S. faces significant shifts in its energy prices and energy complex. Adding to the concerns, the Biden administration’s decision to offer zero oil and gas lease sales in 2024, influenced by the U.S. wind power industry, is set to further strain the supply-demand balance.  The spotlight is […]

Read More
The Economics of Natural Resources Today

In this episode of Gasonomics, host Tim Snyder dissects the intricate relationship between energy and agriculture with his guest, Dr. Darren Hudson, Ph.D., the Larry Combest Endowed Chair for Policy and Director for the Agricultural Competitiveness at Texas Tech University. The pair highlight the significant role energy plays in the agricultural sector. From the […]

Read More
In the Oil and Gas Industry, Prices Continue to Soar. What Does That Mean for the Future of the Energy Sector and What Do We Do Next??

The global energy landscape, especially the oil and gas industry, has been undergoing a seismic shift. With crude oil prices surging almost 20% in the last 45 days and gasoline witnessing a 2.2 cent per gallon increase, the stakes have never been higher. As the U.S. economy grapples with these fluctuations, a pertinent question […]

Read More
Certain Sectors Are Making an Impact as Macroeconomic Drivers in the Energy Complex. Real Estate is One of the Leaders

Macroeconomic drivers are especially important with the world continuing to grapple with economic recovery and growth in the post-pandemic era. As a result, the dynamics of energy and the economy take on heightened significance. The intertwining of the energy sector, commodity prices, employment data, and real estate movements offer a fascinating, if complex, overview […]

Read More
Articles
High Energy Consumption Continues to Weigh on the Price of Gas and Its Recurrent Rise
August 1, 2023

Recently, energy consumption and production are in the limelight and because of that navigating the complexities of the energy market and its implications on the economy require expertise and nuanced understanding. From the role of renewable energy in the infrastructural landscape of Texas to the geopolitical influences of crude oil prices, such insights are […]

Read More
Seasonal Trends Aren’t Shaving Off Energy Prices Like Before. Predictions Indicate Gas Demand Will Continue to Uptick

As we cross the halfway mark of 2023, stakeholders in the energy sector are grappling with the changing landscapes of oil, gas, and renewable resources. A volatile year of varying energy prices has underlined the critical need for analysis and prediction. With a stark 41 percent decrease in the price of natural gas and […]

Read More
Addressing the Environmental Debate Through an Uncommon Lens of Christian Faith, to Better Understand Climate Change

We are living in a period dominated by escalating discussions on climate change. The world continues to grapple with the daunting task of balancing our dependence on fossil fuels with the need to protect our environment. Climate change conversations have taken center stage in academic, political, and societal forums, sparking debates on its repercussions […]

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The Problem with Climate Change: The Other Side of the Story

As the world grapples with the escalating crisis of climate change, the narrative is often dominated by the urgent call to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. However, there’s another side to the story that is often overlooked. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, as of 2020, fossil fuels still accounted […]

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Permian Basin
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The Permian Basin Development Makes New Mexico a Critical Player in U.S. Oil Production
June 20, 2023

Amidst an ongoing boom in crude oil production in the Permian Basin, an unanticipated focal point has arisen: New Mexico. Over the last two years, the state has contributed to an astonishing 50% of the total increase in oil production from this prolific oil and gas region. The stakes are high, and the unique […]

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The Time for Effective Leadership in the U.S. Energy Industry is Now

Leadership in the U.S. energy industry finds itself in a supply-and-demand situation; low supply and high demand. As the planet grapples with the urgent need to transition to cleaner sources, traditional fossil fuels face mounting pressure for reform and innovation. Yet, the industry shows signs of a leadership crisis, undermining efforts to ensure reliable […]

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Gasonomics: Mergers and Acquisitions in the Energy Sector

The energy economy has been unpredictable as of late for a number of reasons, including the changing of federal administration in early 2021. As a result, the amount of mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector has been lower. How does this happen, what does it mean for current energy solutions, and what can be […]

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Electrifying the US Military: Can We Still Defend Ourselves and Interests?

In late April, U.S. Defense Sectary Dr. Kathleen Hicks reiterated the Biden Administration’s decision to convert military vehicles to electric vehicles by 2030. There are significant hurdles to reaching this goal as pointed out by military.com, like the ambitious timeline and finding the batteries for the fleet. Has the Biden administration considered the true impact […]

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Energy
Navigating the Complex World of Energy and Economics
September 13, 2023

The latest episode of Gasonomics, hosted by Tim Snyder, Chief Economist with Matador Economics, focuses on the intricate dance between global alliances, energy markets, and the potential threats to the US Dollar’s dominance. As President Biden attends the G-20 Summit, the episode delves into the dynamics of the BRICS alliance, now expanded to BRIICS […]

Read More
New U.S. Oil Auctions Say “Nothing” About Short-Term Drilling. U.S. Energy Policy is Still Shy on New Oil Leasing.

U.S. oil auctions are back…sort of. In a significant move since the passage of President Joe Biden’s landmark climate change law, the U.S. held its first sale of oil and gas drilling rights on federal lands in late May, attracting over $78 million in high bids. This auction of 19 parcels in New Mexico, […]

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Energy Transition from Fossil Fuels: Is It Sustainable, Obtainable, and Realistic?

There is a desire and movement from many sectors in the United States to shift its reliance on fossil fuels to alternative fuel sources. But is that want doable at scale, and does it make economic sense? Rare earth materials, which many industries rely on for alternative energy sources, are challenging to come by and […]

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What’s Driving Energy Prices This Week?

Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia and OPEC+ oil producers announced they would cut oil output by more than one million barrels per day. Subsequently, energy prices spiked, with the current national gas average sitting at $3.65 per gallon. But oil and gas prices aren’t the only thing shifting right now…worldwide trade currency is for some […]

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Climate Change, Fact, Fiction or Fashion?
April 6, 2023

The past few years, there has been more focus on addressing climate change through key actions such as 100 percent zero-emission vehicle acquisition by 2035 and achieving net-zero emissions procurement by 2050. Why the sudden focus on these green initiatives, and is climate change really happening? Will new regulations have a detrimental impact on […]

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What Happened to Silicon Valley Bank?

By now, everyone’s heard the Silicon Valley Bank collapse story. Its repercussions are, at present, still sending shockwaves across the banking system, leaving the experts, pundits, the Fed, and everyone wondering if another pillar will drop or can the system hold together. While the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) seemingly happened overnight, were […]

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A Deep Dive into this Week’s International Energy Complex

On the latest episode of Gasonomics, Tim Snyder of Matador Economics takes a deep dive into the recent week’s energy complex. The macro data is out: the consumer price index, producer price index, and retail sales for this time reveal new worries for a continuation of the numbers – and mean lower markets with higher […]

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Gasonomics: What’s Up in Energy? More Oil Getting Pulled from Reserves

Explore the latest in the energy complex on the new podcast, Gasonomics with host Tim Snyder of Matador Economics. From the latest renewable energy news to the economic implications of the oil and gas industry, join Snyder as he gives an engaging and in-depth look at the energy sector. In the inaugural episode of Gasonomics, […]

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Other Gasonomics
Addressing the Environmental Debate Through an Uncommon Lens of Christian Faith, to Better Understand Climate Change
July 5, 2023

We are living in a period dominated by escalating discussions on climate change. The world continues to grapple with the daunting task of balancing our dependence on fossil fuels with the need to protect our environment. Climate change conversations have taken center stage in academic, political, and societal forums, sparking debates on its repercussions […]

Read More
The Problem with Climate Change: The Other Side of the Story
June 29, 2023

As the world grapples with the escalating crisis of climate change, the narrative is often dominated by the urgent call to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. However, there’s another side to the story that is often overlooked. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, as of 2020, fossil fuels still accounted […]

Read More
The Permian Basin Development Makes New Mexico a Critical Player in U.S. Oil Production
June 20, 2023

Amidst an ongoing boom in crude oil production in the Permian Basin, an unanticipated focal point has arisen: New Mexico. Over the last two years, the state has contributed to an astonishing 50% of the total increase in oil production from this prolific oil and gas region. The stakes are high, and the unique […]

Read More
The Time for Effective Leadership in the U.S. Energy Industry is Now
June 14, 2023

Leadership in the U.S. energy industry finds itself in a supply-and-demand situation; low supply and high demand. As the planet grapples with the urgent need to transition to cleaner sources, traditional fossil fuels face mounting pressure for reform and innovation. Yet, the industry shows signs of a leadership crisis, undermining efforts to ensure reliable […]

Read More
New U.S. Oil Auctions Say “Nothing” About Short-Term Drilling. U.S. Energy Policy is Still Shy on New Oil Leasing.
June 1, 2023

U.S. oil auctions are back…sort of. In a significant move since the passage of President Joe Biden’s landmark climate change law, the U.S. held its first sale of oil and gas drilling rights on federal lands in late May, attracting over $78 million in high bids. This auction of 19 parcels in New Mexico, […]

Read More
Energy Transition from Fossil Fuels: Is It Sustainable, Obtainable, and Realistic?
May 29, 2023

There is a desire and movement from many sectors in the United States to shift its reliance on fossil fuels to alternative fuel sources. But is that want doable at scale, and does it make economic sense? Rare earth materials, which many industries rely on for alternative energy sources, are challenging to come by and […]

Read More
Gasonomics: Mergers and Acquisitions in the Energy Sector
May 22, 2023

The energy economy has been unpredictable as of late for a number of reasons, including the changing of federal administration in early 2021. As a result, the amount of mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector has been lower. How does this happen, what does it mean for current energy solutions, and what can be […]

Read More
Electrifying the US Military: Can We Still Defend Ourselves and Interests?
May 15, 2023

In late April, U.S. Defense Sectary Dr. Kathleen Hicks reiterated the Biden Administration’s decision to convert military vehicles to electric vehicles by 2030. There are significant hurdles to reaching this goal as pointed out by military.com, like the ambitious timeline and finding the batteries for the fleet. Has the Biden administration considered the true impact […]

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Rising Energy Costs and the Effects on Senior Citizens and Those on Fixed Incomes
May 1, 2023

As prices surge in nearly every sector and area of the American economy due to inflation, the burden of these costs are having major effects on some of the country’s most vulnerable populations. Senior citizens and people on fixed incomes are struggling to get by as many only have a limited amount of revenue, mostly […]

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