By David Blackmon in Forbes, Energy Section 9/7/2014
In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, shenanigans, fake news and real news related to the oil and natural gas industry.
It was another target rich environment for folly hunting this week. We’ll start with a story about some guy hardly anyone’s ever heard of being labeled the “God of oil trading”, and it all goes downhill from there. We’ll move on to our tireless Usual Suspects at Slate.com trying to outdo the Usual Suspects at HuffingtonPost.com with fake fright stories about Fracking. Later we’ll pay a visit to yet another in an endless series of “green” energy cronyism emanating from the Obama Administration. But then we’ll round it all out with a set of pretty decent stories in the oil and gas arena that managed to find their way into print and/or bandwidth over the past week. So onto the folly chronicles!
The sky is falling! The sky is falling!: “God of oil trading” Predicts Collapse of Shale Revolution, $150 Oil – One of the most successful oil traders alive thinks America’s shale renaissance...