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Thursday, 12/08/2016

December 6, 2016 – CNBC

The guy who correctly predicted the fall of oil prices tells Cramer where crude will trade in 2021

By Abigail Stevenson

Jim Cramer has interviewed countless members of the energy industry, but he says there is only one guy who correctly called the bottom for crude and predicted the trajectory for oil prices, RBN Energy President Rusty Braziel.

Unfortunately, Braziel thinks an administration under President-elect Donald Trump means the oil and gas industry is going to get things done — which could be bad...

Thursday, 12/08/2016

December 6, 2016 – Reuters

With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains

By Liz Hampton

As oil prices recover and U.S. shale production picks up, energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access Pipeline will turn to rail, a transport method that poses its own risks to the environment and local communities.

Sunday's decision by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny Energy Transfer Partners an easement to complete the line means shippers who expected to see another 570,000 barrels of daily...

Monday, 11/14/2016

November 8, 2016 – Forbes

The Problem With Pipelines: Colonial Pipeline And America's Fuel Transportation Networks

By: Rusty Braziel (for Forbes)

Two recent incidents that each interrupted gasoline flows from Gulf Coast refineries to the Southeast and East Coast provide stark reminders of the importance––and the vulnerability––of the nation’s energy delivery infrastructure.

The U.S. economy relies on ready access to huge volumes of crude oil, natural gas, propane, and refined products like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel that are...

Sunday, 10/23/2016

October 17, 2016 – NextEra Energy

A Big Beneficiary Of Growing Natural Gas Exports To Mexico: NextEra Energy

By: Michael Fitzsimmons

As you all know, natural gas exports to Mexico are growing rapidly. This is due to a multitude of factors, including:

  1. Falling natural gas production in Mexico
  2. Increasing demand in Mexico
  3. Rising U.S. natural gas production from shale
  4. A historically cheap U.S. gas price

Add to that list increasing pipeline capacity to transport gas across the southern...

Sunday, 10/23/2016

October 19, 2016 – Marcellus Drilling News

4 Marcellus Drillers Ramp Up Production in 2016

We can’t say enough good things about Rusty Braziel and RBN Energy. Rusty was the co-founder of Bentek Energy, sold a few years ago to Platts. Rusty is the consummate industry professional who has forgotten more about the oil and gas industry than most of us will ever know. He recently wrote and published The Domino Effect: How the Shale Revolution is Transforming Energy Markets, Industries and Economies (...