Morning Sankey 2/17/21

By Paul Sankey Published on February 17, 2021 at 8:37 AM

The current energy crisis is much bigger than most people realize. This is a global crisis. The largest energy outage in US history. In the middle of a brutal winter, globally. Stay tuned, this crisis is just starting. An outage of this scale in Texas is world scale. The entire US and Atlantic Basin energy market is based on a core of Texas/US Gulf Coast. A lot of the debate currently is, as so often […]

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Morning Generac 2/16/21

By Paul Sankey Published on February 16, 2021 at 8:15 AM

Big growing move in Treasuries. Supports long oil and growth to value rotation. We always said that the Fed will not get inflation without oil inflation. The continuation of the theory was that the Fed/Treasury can control dollar printing, and buying US$. But what is the major factor over which they have zero control? Oil. And now natural gas. The point is that treasury rates are moving, quite aggressively by the standards. Charts at end […]

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Morning CAD 1/19/21

By Paul Sankey Published on January 19, 2021 at 9:00 AM

A scoop by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) over the long weekend regarding the Biden Administration’s plan to rescind the Keystone XL pipeline permit got everyone excited… except me, who groaned. The issue is symptomatic of the worst of US energy policy. New pipelines are environmentally friendly. They serve to replace old pipelines and/or train transport that is less efficient and environmentally damaging. While opposing specific pipelines has become the heroic battle of the environmentalist, […]

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