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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transform Your Videos with AI
February 29, 2024

The future of video editing is here, and it’s powered by AI. MarketScale’s recent webinar, hosted by Alex LeBlanc and Shannon Willey, took a deep dive into how artificial intelligence is transforming the art of video production. In an era where video content reigns supreme, AI is emerging as a game-changer, providing tools that bring […]

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DISTRIBUTECH 2024: Ulteig’s PathFinder Leads the Way in Smart Technology Investments
February 29, 2024

The utility industry is witnessing a transformative shift towards harnessing technology to enhance efficiency and offer value beyond conventional services. A recent study unveiled at DISTRIBUTECH 2024, the industry’s energy transmission and distribution show, revealed that 74% of energy and utility companies are adopting or exploring AI to improve data management and operational efficiency. […]

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DISTRIBUTECH 2024: Nordic Semiconductor Unveils the Power of DECT NR+ for Private Networks
February 28, 2024

The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its industrial counterpart (IIoT) has seamlessly integrated technology into our daily lives, from our homes and cars to factories. This integration largely relies on wireless communication technologies like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular networks, as well as ultra-wideband, LoRa, Sigfox, and ISM. With our reliance on […]

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New Energy Infrastructure Vs. Extending Fossil Fuel Plants: How Should the Energy Industry Tackle Aging Power-Generation Assets?
February 28, 2024

If the expected surge in power demand is anything to go by, the U.S. power grid could be in trouble. Fueled by clean energy projects and a massive shift towards electric vehicles by 2030, it’s clear the grid could face major strain — and even blackouts. Unfortunately, the U.S. has already faced such disasters: […]

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Energy
The Economics of Natural Resources Today
September 4, 2023

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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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
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 […]

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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
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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Energy and the Effects on Agriculture: Can We Survive?
April 24, 2023

Since President Biden came into office, there has been an increasing focus on “green energy” initiatives, resulting in radical changes in the oil industry. For example, the 2021 Executive Order resulted in the cancellation of the 2019 Keystone Pipeline permit. But how are these radical changes impacting the U.S. agriculture industry, and will these changes […]

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Energy Market Concerns Play a Role in Shaping National Security
March 27, 2023

The energy market is one of the most important sectors in the world, if not the topmost. The global energy market is vital to countries being able to function, and whether they can sustain a thriving economy. This means that all types of energy, renewable and nonrenewable, are an extremely valuable resource sought after by […]

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