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Power Hour: Oil Landman Joseph Munsey

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Joseph Munsey about his experience as a oil industry landman. Download Episode 90 – Oil Landman Joseph Munsey Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes  

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Power Hour: Oil Champion Jack Ekstrom

In this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Jack Ekstrom, Vice President of Government Relations at Whiting Petroleum, about his experience in the oil and gas industry. Download Episode 89 – Oil Champion Jack Ekstrom Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes  

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CIP Digest: Hydraulic Fracturing

If you listen to Power Hour regularly, you’ve heard a lot about hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” (or “frac’ing”), in the last few years—on its existing and potential impact on the world’s energy supply, and the widespread positive impact on human life it can continue to have, if the oil and gas industry succeeds in taking […]

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Power Hour: Gregory Zuckerman on “The Frackers”

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with author Gregory Zuckerman about his recent book, The Frackers. Gregory is a special writer at The Wall Street Journal and the bestselling author of The Greatest Trade Ever. You can learn more about Gregory and his work at http://www.gregoryzuckerman.com.     Download Episode 77 – […]

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“Advancements Through 15 Years of Fracturing” Published 49 Years Ago

Today’s headlines describe the record oil and gas production volumes achieved by the men and woman who hydraulically fracture (frac) horizontal wellbores. As I explained in my previous article, few of these reports mention that people have been fracing for over sixty-five years. Opponents of fracing have capitalized on this failure. They are all too […]

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The Oil and Gas Industry is a “High-Tech” Industry

An interesting recent article in the Financial Post highlighted the fact that “Calgary’s high-tech sector hinges on the oil and gas industry.” The need for new and advanced technologies for oil and gas exploration, development, and production, the author explains, has made Calgary a “silicon valley of energy technology.” For example: One company . . […]

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Power Hour: Power Preview—4 New Talks to Industry

This episode of Power Hour is a “Power Preview” of four talks Alex Epstein gave to industry audiences last week in Canada. Since the talks are not available publicly, Alex and CIP’s Adam Edmonsond recorded a preview with highlights of the key ideas. For the Movement subscribers and CIP Blog readers who have listened to […]

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Access to Real Energy

I nearly experienced an oil disaster a few days ago—no, not an oil spill—rather, a disaster caused by my lack of oil. It was an experience that made me realize how much we take the widespread availability of oil, and other forms of fossil fuel energy, for granted. I was in backcountry Arkansas, part way […]

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Power Preview: 4 New Talks to Industry

This week Alex Epstein is in Calgary for some private consulting with energy companies, and for four speaking events: Today, Wednesday, Oct. 23, Alex is giving two talks, “Energy Heroes” and “How to Convert Fossil Fuel Opponents Into Fossil Fuel Supporters,” at the Gas Processing Association of Canada and Petroleum Joint Venture Association’s 20th Annual […]

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Power Hour: The Man Who Debunked the Hockey Stick

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Dr. Ross McKitrick who, with Dr. Stephen McIntyre, debunked the famous “Hockey Stick” graph used by the IPCC, Al Gore, and just about every other person and organization pushing for government action in the face of purportedly catastrophic global warming. Dr. McKitrick is professor of […]

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