…Replacing Russian Energy… The Russian invasion of the Ukraine has thrust Russia’s energy strategy to the forefront. Which is more strategically important, oil or natural gas? In terms of dollars, oil and natural gas have about the same economic value. Here Continue reading Replacing Russian Energy
An Interlude While I’m not publishing articles on energy issues during the COVID-19 crisis, you may be interested in one of my books to pass the time. The current issue of the USNI Proceedings magazine discussed the Navy’s lack of Continue reading An Interlude
…Examining Market Structure for Electricity… When they were formed twenty years ago, RTO/ISOs were supposed to develop competitive markets for electricity that resulted in the lowest possible price for electricity for consumers in the regions covered by RTO/ISOs. As shown Continue reading Examining Market Structure for Electricity
One could say two former Republican secretaries of state, Messrs. Baker and Shultz, are naive and badly informed, but their proposal for a carbon tax smacks of fools rushing in. Their proposed carbon tax is part of a proposal by Continue reading Fools Rush In
Two years ago, The New South Wales government shutdown drilling for natural gas because people protested against drilling for natural gas. Similarly, local governments elsewhere in Australia have acquiesced to demands made by people protesting against natural gas and coal Continue reading Australia Demands More Gas
In February, 1945, the ruler of an impoverished country, King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud, met with the leader of the most powerful nation in the world, President Roosevelt. The meeting took place aboard the cruiser USS Quincy in the Great Continue reading Have the Saudis Opened Pandora’s Box?