Archive for the ‘Crude Oil’ Category

20 Jul 23 2014 @ 7:19am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Chips and Salsa with Russell Gold

Russell Gold is absolutely marvelous. Not only has he spent over a decade as an intrepid energy reporter at the Wall Street Journal, but he has written a book, ‘The Boom‘, which is the quintessential history of the US fracking revolution.

The book provides a fair and balanced view on how hydraulic fracturing has kick-started the US energy boom, and I am so keen to spread the word about it that I have five copies to give away. But before that, here is an interview with the mighty Russell Gold himself, providing some candid and compelling insights. Enjoy!

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0 Jul 21 2014 @ 10:56am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: 57 Varieties of Geopolitical Tension…

It is always good to kick off the week with an appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box – especially with so much to discuss. It was therefore a double bonus to be interviewed by guest host Mohamed El-Erian. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to part of this morning’s segment:

0 Jul 18 2014 @ 7:46am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil

More Nuggets on the US Energy Boom

I didn’t intentionally seek out these nuggets on  the US energy boom – especially so quickly after my recent involvement with Miley and Mr Bieber - but they were just conveniently there. Fast food if you like. As crude oil production hits a new 28-year high and natural gas continues to achieve higher and higher record levels of production, these morsels were too tasty to pass up. Bon appetit!

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0 Jun 13 2014 @ 11:53am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: More Insurgency

This morning’s appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box was again focused on the developments in Iraq, hark click on the below mug shot to launch to the clip: 

0 Jun 12 2014 @ 9:37pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: Insurgency

Today was a doozie of a day. Not because I’d already zipped to the studio to appear on Russia 24 this morning before Fox Business this afternoon, but because I was at my desk well before dawn – I couldn’t sleep because of my fears of what the day would yield. Unfortunately, they came to fruition. Hark, click on the below mug shot to get my reaction to the escalating violence in Iraq.