Dr. Ian Dexter Palmer is a frequent contributor to Read previously published articles below:


Russia Threatens, EU Reduces, US Industry Helps To Untangle The Natural Gas War in Europe. Originally published on on July 28, 2022

Warren Buffet’s Big Money Bet on Occidental Petroleum Company. Originally published on on July 25, 2022

Big-Oil Was Right About Natural Gas Being A Bridge To Renewables. Originally published on on July 21, 2022.

Last Week, In “Games” That May Influence The Future Of Energy, President Biden Played Two Weak Hands. Originally published on on July 17, 2022

Energy Inflation, Energy Security, And When Fossil Fuel Is Not Coming To A Dead End. Originally published on on July 8, 2022

Big-Oil Lands On Huge Hydrogen Hub In Australia, But How Viable Is Hydrogen? Originally published on on June 30, 2022

Proppant Movement In Frac Casing Including Runaway Perforations And Limited Entry. Originally published on on June 27, 2022

Proppant Movement In Frac Casing Has Been Nailed Down, But How Important Is It Really For Shale Wells? Originally published on on June 22, 2022

Exponential Sales Of EVs Means Less Gasoline, Less Crude Oil, Less Greenhouse Gases. Originally published on on June 18, 2022

Sanctions On Russian Oil And Gas Didn’t Work, And Now We Know Why. Originally published on on June 14, 2022

How Scotland Is Juggling Oil And Gas And Jobs In Their Transition To Renewables. Originally published on on May 25, 2022

An Enhanced Geothermal System Uses Oil And Gas Technology To Mine Low-Carbon Energy. Part 2. Originally published on on May 19, 2022

An Enhanced Geothermal System Uses Oil And Gas Technology To Mine Low-Carbon Energy. Part 1. Originally published on on May 19, 2022

Is Elon Musk Right Or Wrong To Dismiss Hydrogen Use For Low-Carbon Energy Storage?Originally published on on May 15, 2022

EU Bans Russian Oil — Sort Of — And What That Will Achieve. Originally published on on May 4, 2022

An Alternative To Storing Carbon Deep Underground: Nanotubes. Originally published on on April 30, 2022

The Russian Gas Ban On Poland, Is It Blackmail Or A Step Toward A Solution For The War In Ukraine. Originally published on on April 28, 2022

How Oil And Gas Is Being Affected By Climate Change – Response To A Presentation In Mid-America. Originally published on on April 25, 2022

Jump In Methane Emissions That Fingers Big Oil — But Wait, Not So Fast. Originally published on on April 11, 2022

Cutting Oil Versus Gas From Russia – Are The West Scratching The Right Itch? – Originally published on on April 8, 2022

The King Of Shale Oil, The Permian Basin, Is Still Riding The Wave. Originally published on on March 30, 2022

The Concept Of Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions, And How To Measure Them For Carbon Management By Fossil Energy And Other Companies. Part 1. – Originally published on on March 24, 2022

Natural Gas Versus Nuclear Energy In Europe: The Challenges Of War And Climate. – Originally published on on March 20, 2022

Russia And Ukraine — Oil And Gas Fallout For The World, Now And Looking Ahead.- Originally published on on March 15, 2022

A New Climate City In A Big Oil State – Saudi Arabia – Is It Future Or Fantasy – Originally published on on February 28, 2022

Advances In Fracking – Low-Tech, High-Tech, and Climate-Tech – Originally published on on February 21, 2022

Gas Flaring Falls Off In Permian And Bakken – And Why That’s Good News. Originally published on on February 15, 2022

Headwinds And Tailwinds Clash In Derailed New Mexico Hydrogen Bill. – Published on February 10, 2022

One State’s Passionate Debate About Developing A Hydrogen FueI Industry. – Published on February 2, 2022

Biden’s Climate Plan For ‘Un-Coal’ – Published on December 7, 2020

Taking A Look At Biden’s Climate Plan For Cars And Trucks – Published on December 19. 2020

How Interior Sec. Nominee Haaland Can Support Biden’s Climate Agenda Even In Her Own Fracking – Happy New Mexico – Published on December 23, 2020

Where Does Big Oil Fit Into Biden’s Plan For Net-Zero Emissions By 2050? – Published on December 29. 2020

Put It Underground: A Feasible Biden Plan For Fossil Energy Emissions – Except For The Cost – Published on December 29, 2020

Feds Approve Plan To Drill And Frack 5,000 New Oil Wells in The Powder River Basin Of Wyoming – Published on January 14, 2021

What Makes The Permian Basin’s New Mexico Portion Such A Success? – Published on January 27. 2021

As Electricity And Transport Turn ‘Green’ — Is There Any Future In Gasoline? – Published on April 13, 2021

How China And The US Stack Up On Greenhouse Emissions, And How They Might Work Together to Reduce Them – Published on April 21, 2021

Oil And Gas Industry Caught In Transition To Renewables – An International View – Published on April 26, 2021

Green Electricity Can Be Unstable. Big-Battery Backups Are The Solution – Published on April 29, 2021

Is Fracking Good or Bad? Why Fracking is an Emotionally Charged Issue for Americans – Published on May 4, 2021

The Pursuit Of Proppant – Unheralded But Significant Ingredient In Fracking Operations – Published on May 19, 2021

Is DEEPROP A Missing Ingredient For More Efficient Fracking In Shale Wells? – Published on May 19, 2021

To Understand Its Energy Future, The US Should Look Down To Australia. – Published on May 25, 2021

Court Pressures Shell And The Oil Industry To Adjust To Climate Change. – Published on May 27, 2021

Why Norway Leads In EVs—And The Role Played By Cheap Renewable Electricity – Published on June 19, 2021

As Norway And The US Move To Decarbonize Transport, Legacy Energy Sources Are A Key Differentiator – Published on June 22, 2021

Green Energy Creates Commerce and Jobs – Look To Norway And Texas For How – Published on June 25, 2021

Will the Price Of Oil Keep Rising If Demand Declines: OPEC+ And Other Deliberations. – Published on July 12, 2021

Heat Waves And Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather Events – Are They Linked To Greenhouse Gases And Fossil Energies? – Published on July 14, 2021

Not Good UN Climate Assessment Of Australia Has Much To Do With Production And Export Of Legacy Fossil Fuels. – Published on July 19, 2021

The Immense Value Of Oil And Gas To New Mexico – Can It Last? – Published on July 23, 2021

Former Natural Gas Exec Weighs Climate Controversy: Interview Part 1 – Published on July 29, 2021

Former Natural Gas Exec Weighs Climate Controversy: Interview Part 2. – Published on August 5, 2021

Fugitive Methane Worsens Warming: New Assessments Point To Urgent Oil And Gas Fix. – Published on August 8, 2021

Why LNG Exports From The US Are Off To The Moon – Published on August 19, 2021

Haynesville Shale Resurgence – How Long Will It Last? – Published on August 24, 2021

DNV’s Energy Transition Outlook 2021 Offers An Independent View Of Oil And Gas Through 2050 – Published on September 3, 2021

Connor Albrecht – How To Find And Keep A Job in Oil & Gas – Originally published on on September 18, 2021

Are Earthquakes In Delaware Basin Headed For An Oklahoma-Like Disaster? – Published on September 19, 2021

In The Shadow Of Climate Change – Interview With Kate Gaertner – Published on September 24, 2021

US Oil And Gas Is Lagging Behind Europe In Integrating Renewable Energy – Published on on September 29, 2021

America’s Frackers Are Lagging Behind Europe’s Oil Giants In Integrating Renewable Energy – Published on on October 7, 2021.

The Versatility of Natural Gas — Resources, Prices, And Future Valuations – Published on on October 17, 2021

Does Saudi Oil Still Matter? Interview With David Rundell – Originally published on on October 21, 2021

Fossil Fuel Production — Dilemma – To Cut-back Or Top-up – Originally published on on October 25, 2021

Coal Is Out At COP26 – Except For Countries Where It’s Still In! – Originally published on on November 13, 2021

Can Build-Your-Own Solar System Help The US Reach Biden’s Climate Goals? – Originally published on on November 20, 2021

Devon’s Upstream Business Reveals Challenges Faced By A Top Independent Operator. – Originally published on November 22, 2021.

Chaco Canyon’s Buffer Zone Issue With Oil And Gas Wells In New Mexico. Originally published on on November 26, 2021

Scale Up Of Carbon Capture And Storage Looks Massive, Expensive And Impractical To Manage. – Originally posted on on November 29, 2021

Exxon Mobil Promises Net-Zero Emissions For The Permian, But It’s Unsure Footing On The Climate Path. – Originally published on on December 9, 2021

My Reaction To Oil And Gas Industry On Climate Change At World Petroleum Congress – Originally published on on December 12, 2021

Big Liquid Hydrogen Project In Teesside, UK – BP Are Still Pushing The Envelope. – Originally published on on December 17, 2021

The Need For Fossil Fuels As Viewed By Oil Execs And Bill Gates. Originally published on on December 21, 2021

Why Reducing Greenhouse Gases Is Like A Football Game For Oil And Gas Producers And Their Countries. – Originally published on on December 29, 2021


Can Carbon Capture Technology Save the Oil and Gas Industry and the Climate? | Barron’s. Read here (subscription required to read the whole article)

U.S. Oil Demand May Fall by 24% in Nine Years Due to EVs | Shale Mag. Read here.

US Oil & Gas, Wasted Money & Strategies to Address Global Warming | Pumps & Systems. Read here.

Methane’s Moment in the Sun | Hart Energy. Read here.

Norway Tops in EV Adoption: What Can US Learn From Them? | Read here.

Carbon capture and storage is the solution for greenhouse gases, based on net-zero policy goals | Energy Northern Perspective. Read here.

EU versus US: Investing in Oil, Gas and Renewables | Hart Energy. Read here.

Oil And Gas Industry Should Confront Flaring, Methane Leaks | Hart Energy. Read here.

Carbon capture is a no-brainer solution for companies facing net-zero policy goals. Read here.

Shale Magazine – May/June issue: Dr. Palmer writes about the both sides of the shale controversy. Read here.