Articles by tag: Matador Economics

America’s Crude Oil Dominance Helped Avoid a Recession. Here’s Why the US Shouldn’t Bow Down to Renewable Energy Pressure

America's crude oil dominance

Recent data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reveals that the US has maintained its position as the world’s leading crude oil producer for the past six years, achieving production levels unprecedented in global history. This milestone comes amid shifting geopolitical dynamics and evolving energy policies, raising significant questions about America’s role in…

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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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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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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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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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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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Keystone Pipeline Leak Consequences Spill Over into Gas Prices, National Economies

U.S. gas prices declined during December, but this relief at the pump could soon revert due to a significant oil spill from the Keystone pipeline leak. An estimated 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a Kansas creek, forcing the pipeline’s closure on December 7, 2022. Adding to the concerns over a prolonged shutdown are…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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2023 Oil Price Instability: Rystad, Goldmand Saches, JP Morgan Analysts Predict High Prices to Come
December 8, 2022

2023 oil price instability remains likely as compounding research from oil analysts points to pent-up demand, new waves of COVID-19, OPEC+ production cuts, and more are creating scenarios for higher oil prices in 2023. Several factors are stacking to keep oil prices high next year. Some analysts have been countering this narrative in recent…

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California Oil Spill is a “Tempest in a Teapot,” Oil Economist Says
October 6, 2021

California is in emergency mode to reign in a 25-mile oil slick, after an estimated 3,000 barrels, or 126,000 gallons, of post-production crude was spilled in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Orange County. Though the situation is still on-going, authorities suspect a ship’s anchor may be to blame, cutting into an off-shore pipeline….

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The Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack is a Study on Material Price Fluctuation
May 19, 2021

The recent successful cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline sent a shockwave throughout the oil and gas industry beyond in the United States, and it’s not serving as a unique case study in how the sector impacts the entirety of the supply chain and many corners of society. To diagnose the attack’s impact and help break…

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