My View Of A Naturally Useless Oil Sands Outcrop

By DAVID BIEDERMAN Pictured below is an outcrop (exposed section) of oil-soaked sand. Oil sands are naturally occurring mixtures of sand, clay, and a viscous type of petroleum called bitumen. The brown and grey layers are sand, sandstone, and clay; the black layers are the oil sands. What a contrast it was to hold this crumbling and seemingly useless mixture …

The scariest energy policy I’ve ever seen

As I finish up the latest revision of my manuscript—release date 2/22/22–here are some quick updates. I believe that the push for a Clean Energy Standard under a so-called infrastructure package is the most dangerous energy proposal of my lifetime that actually has a chance of getting passed. I just wrote an extensive Twitter post on the subject, which you can view here. …

Why “renewables” aren’t renewable

In this issue: A great energy talking point from a new Energy Champion Documenting 100% renewable lies Ways to support energy progress in Africa — looking for recommendations Power Hour: economist Saifedean Ammous on “fiat science,” “fiat education,” and “fiat fuels” Quick updates A great energy talking point from a new Energy Champion At my first Energy Champions meeting last …

Quick updates

My Congressional testimony last week continues to get a lot of attention. My Twitter thread on the testimony has well over a million views, and the video clip of me taking on “AOC” has 217K views last I checked. The story was covered by The Daily Wire and popular radio host Dan Bongino. My detailed refutation of AOC’s claims was shared by the Republicans of …

Ditch ESG, embrace LVC

In this issue: Replacing ESG with LVC Lots of new interviews Energy Champions Replacing ESG with LVC Several weeks ago I posted apopular threadcondemning ESG. Since I am a big believer in offering a positive alternative, this week Ipostedmy most comprehensive explanation yet of my proposed alternative to ESG: LVC–Long-term Value Creation. Introducing LVC — Long-term Value Creation The primary …

How “The Experts” can be totally wrong about energy

In this issue: The Energy Champions Network How “The Experts” Can Be Totally Wrong About Energy Quick updates The Energy Champions Network For the last 6 months I have, as part of my Energy Talking Points project, been sharing energy messaging and strategy with pro-energy, pro-freedom elected officials and staff in the US Senate, US House, and Governor’s offices. This …

The immoral ESG divestment movement

In this issue: The immoral ESG divestment movement The heroism of Chris Wright Quick updates The immoral ESG divestment movement Over the years I’ve shared thoughts and strategies about how energy companies can most effectively respond to “ESG” demands that are increasingly made by the investment community. However, I have not made a thorough public comment about this issue until …

Influencing the Bitcoin energy debate

In this issue: Influencing the Bitcoin energy debate Climate Scientocracy Quick updates Influencing the Bitcoin energy debate Last night I was interviewed on the popularBitcoinpodcastby Stephan Livera. On the podcast, which should be out by Saturday, we discussed how to reframe the current energy debate surrounding Bitcoin. This debate involves various people attacking Bitcoin for using too much fossil fuel …

Kaizen

In this issue: 5-minute shareable video of my Congressional testimony A new introductory video Power Hour: The many myths of “energy transition” Kaizen 5-minute shareable video of my Congressional testimony Ive been getting great feedback from all over about my Congressional testimony last week. One of my favorite comments was from actor Mark Pellegrino. Ive created a 5-minute video, featuring …

My Congressional testimony today

Today I testified in front of the House Natural Resources Committee at a hearing, Misuse of Taxpayer Dollars and Corporate Welfare in the Oil and Gas Industry,” that was designed to be an attack on the oil and gas industry. However, I was able to reframe the conversation with my testimony and dominate the Q&A, transforming the hearing largely into …

The real lesson of the Colonial Pipeline hacking

In this issue: The real lesson of the Colonial Pipeline hacking Challenging Elon Musk on Bitcoin mining Upcoming Accelerator Call Quick updates The real lesson of the Colonial Pipeline hacking The Biden administration is using the recent hacking of the Colonial Pipeline to portray oil as an insecure fuel that needs to be replaced by electricity. In reality, Biden’s scheme …