Jul 20 2015 @ 2:17pm by Daniel Holder in Crude Oil, energy consulting, Global Energy
For the next three posts, we’re going to take a deep look into the future on three commodities important to us here in GR&A: Oil, Natural Gas and Electric Power. The recipe for each section will be one part current events, one part analysis and a pinch of the ever important speculation (it’s kinda like salt, but for forecasters. Add it to taste).
In the crude section, we will discuss OPEC’s market-share capture strategy. In the gas section, we will touch on how the link between oil and gas will strengthen. In the power section, we will highlight a specific regulatory development in California that will shed some light on the future of the industry.
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Jun 9 2015 @ 11:23am by Daniel Holder in Blog, Electricity, energy consulting
Avid Energy Burrito readers may have noticed we received some unwelcome attention recently from a computer savvy team of handbag enthusiasts. Last week, our site was redirected to a website promoting luxury handbags. If you visited during that time, you were probably confused (or delighted) to see we diversified into trendy, name-brand purses at reasonable prices. (Plus free, two-day shipping!)
Alas, our foray into fashion accessories was short-lived and everything has returned to normal. Under the circumstances, we can’t quite make a silk purse out of this sow’s ear, but we thought we’d use this post to have a little fun at our expense. Enjoy.
I Can Never Find Anything in Here! – Unpacking the Clean Power Plan
In the world of electricity, local, state and national policies often shape the future of a country’s generation fleet considerably more than the price of coal or natural gas. The EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) is a prime example of such a policy. While the EPA has previously placed carbon standards for new power plants, the CPP is the first time the EPA has placed standards on existing power plants. And these standards appear to be far from simply…cosmetic. » read more
May 4 2015 @ 7:54am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, energy consulting, Global Energy
Just as there is a consequence to every action or two sides to every story, there are contrasting repercussions due to the precipitous oil price drop in the last year. This post takes a look at some such flip sides to see who is benefiting from the recent rout…and who is not. » read more
Mar 6 2015 @ 6:52am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, energy consulting, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random, risk management
As the seemingly permanent blanket of snow in my yard lifted this week to reveal the green, green grass below (albeit briefly), I am reminded that seasons change. But it is not just clocks and landscapes that are undergoing a shift, but also a veritable variety of elements in energyland™. So here are some such seasonal shuffles, across continents and commodities. » read more
Dec 2 2014 @ 1:59pm by Matt Smith in energy consulting, Global Energy, Random
‘Tis the season to be jolly, and here on the burrito there are a number of festive freebies being given away to celebrate….
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