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S&P Global Platts - US Election Wrap: Democrats Win House, Voters Answer Oil Policy Questions

Washington — Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday's mid-term election, but Republicans retained control of the Senate as voters decided on new gasoline tax hikes and limits on drilling, both on and offshore. Republicans won Senate races in Texas and North Dakota, t ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsUnited StatesUSA +8

S&P Global Platts FACTBOX - Update Midterm Elections: Ballot initiatives and Battlegrounds

With a full field of energy-related races and ballot initiatives galloping toward the finish line of the November 6 US midterm election, polling and speculation this week began to provide a clearer picture of the winners and losers among oil, natural gas and power market players. Despite an aggres ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsUnited StatesUSA +6

Energy Factbox -- US Midterm Elections 2018: Ballot Initiatives & Battlegrounds – S&P Global Platts

Houston — A potential swing to a Democrat-controlled House of Representatives and a host of important energy-related state ballot initiatives make the US midterm election cycle a potentially transformational event for US energy. Oil, natural gas and power market players are bracing for the possib ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 11 months agoOpinion > EnergyS&P Global PlattsUnited States +8

Dr. Daniel Fine: Oil – Before and After the November Election

The Trump Administration is moving towards less royalty rates on Federal land leases, less Bureau of Land Management discretion on Environmental Protection Act obstruction on the Application for Petroleum Drilling process, less coal and nuclear power generation decline, and less oil supply confiden ...

Will Fine


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Ryan zinkeDonald TrumpPresident Trump +66

Dr. Daniel Fine: Oil and Gas: A Look at What 2018 May Bring

Trump leads mass deregulation effort; comeback seen for San Juan Basin by Dr. Daniel Fine The price of oil in 2018 will be volatile with commodity market traders selling on signals of OPEC-Russia “cheating” or members producing more oil than the extended Algiers Agreement output quotas. This shou ...

Will Fine


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Donald TrumpPresident TrumpTrump +68

EFCC: The Fish Rots From the Head in Nigerian Corruption Watch

There are a couple of things that will always happen in an African election. First, the incumbent will repeatedly promise not to stand, and then run anyway. Second, the loser will always, always cry foul at vote rigging (usually with good reason). And thirdly, the winner will always, always, always ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > BuhariNigeriacorruption +4