I have never seen such a time in our history where the future can go about four different ways, each with a common theme. Investors will get richer, and consumers will bear the brunt of the energy crisis.
Biden went to Saudi Arabia to beg for oil, came away empty-handed, and ironically slammed the United States energy markets the very next day.
The Nord Stream 1 pipeline has been shut down for routine maintenance and is supposed to come back online this next week. There is tremendous speculation that Russia will take this opportunity not to bring this critical gas pipeline back online.
"The SEC, FTC, and other agencies are making novel use of old statutes to make big, sweeping policy changes—which is exactly what the Supreme Court has said it would review very, very skeptically," said Mr. Scalia
This year is already one of the worst in terms of big daily declines, with the S&P 500 Index falling 2% or more on 14 occasions. With this comes the fourth big commodities boom.
The war on fossil fuels has been ongoing for years. What cannot be legislated will be regulated.
Major oil companies have taken different approaches to the 21st-century vision of searching for Carbon Net-Zero
The Fed's decision to do a 75-point increase was like placing a bet in Vegas. The house always wins; in this case, the house is inflation.
The post-covid workplace is currently still being defined for much of corporate America and will be for years to come. For King Operating we have taken this opportunity to grow as a company and get better in more ways than one.
When your country's leaders have double standards, it can hit your pocketbook in so many ways. You may think this is a Democrat vs. Republican discussion, but it’s not. There is enough disappointment to go around.
Until the government enacts a wartime clause found in the Jones act; get ready for inflation, a recession, and the need for portfolio protection.
It's no good brag, but it's good to state facts. The fact is: I called it several months ago that investors reaction to high inflation and the looming recession would bring them back to the highest performing sector in the U.S. investing markets... Energy.
There is no “normal” in the markets. This panel discussion focused on getting to carbon-neutral while still providing the lowest cost KWH to consumers.
When my Grandad and Dad were at the dinner table, we would talk about oil prices with supply, demand, drilling tech and how good the roast was. Well now the dinner table is on the move with sporting events, travel, running here, running there, and trying to run a business. Dinner has shifted from family discussions to meals on wheels, and the family discussions all take place via text.
The earnings for Exxon (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) were yet another verification of what the future holds for investors and their portfolios. The stage for the market turmoil we are facing on the markets today started years ago when the world started printing money for flawed energy policies.
Is this a “Supercycle”? Well, I do know, but what we do know is that we are in the 4th commodities boom in human history. As I have talked about, the wealth generated by commodities is the only way to survive against inflation and higher taxes. This commodities boom will be longer and more widespread due to the total breakdown of the world’s supply chain and societies' interdependence on energy. As we can see again today that countries will go to war over energy and food supplies. The next few years will be very interesting to see how the world's leaders look to solve these issues.
While everyone is not shocked that the price of oil is hovering around the $100 mark, even JP Morgan put out the $180 price in an article in Market Insider. Some other key points in that article were the immediate embargo would displace 4 million barrels per day out of the world oil market, and secondly, a slower phase-out of Russian crude would have little effect on prices.
There are some false narratives being talked about in the news, on social media, and at the water cooler in people’s offices. Those narratives include how important wind and solar are in the electrical grid in New England, and how pipelines are bad. Do you turn on the light switch and expect the lights to come on? Well, we are blessed in the United States to have reliable electrical systems and have become accustomed to it as a regular part of life.
Is pain at the pump the “Putin Price Hike”, or the “Putin Gas Factor”? When politicians say and implement bad policies, should we call them out on it?
We are living in a frightening time with geopolitical wars, mixed signals from our current administration, and the total lack of conviction in the oil and gas market to increase CapEx for production programs. Let’s take look at some of the current and past events and the actions of this administration that are at the forefront of these discussions.
How did California get to the winner’s circle for the highest gasoline prices in the United States?
Today Biden announced the largest release of crude oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
The effects of dark oil energy investments could prove disastrous for investors in government-backed green energy funds.
This was the by-line in the Bloomberg article “Europe Faces Bleak Winter Energy Crisis Years in the Making” posted September 18, 2021. How did Europe get to the power crisis that “Just” appeared?
We are seeing the demand for fossil fuels go up even with the focus on going “Greener” not Green.
The market has never been a better time to invest in the United State oil production.
It is widely expected that the price of petrol will be hiked across the emulation in the coming months as a result of the growing political and economic tension between Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
It seems the number of online customers is on the rise, therefore shipping is proving to be a growing concern for retailers.
If you were to ask leading U.S. climate and energy policy experts which of the United States’ existing emissions requirements should be most stringent,
The US oil price fell more than six percent on Monday
Iran has successfully improved its relationship with China over the past several years.
The world’s two leading oil price benchmarks are omitting some important considerations
The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) sustainable energy roadmap shows the difficulty that lies ahead in transforming global energy systems towards net-zero emissions
Only in Texas would you hear from one of our Texas oil regulators “Turn the damn air conditioner up.”- Wayne Christian.
Germany and California have been long-time examples of the progressive definition of what an energy model should look
When we look at projections and forecasting models there are different market indicators that really get our attention
One way to shut down the oil and gas industry is to make it impossible to buy insurance.
We have been extremely bullish on oil and gas based upon the numbers from the King Operating research team.
Natural gas has become more important to Europe and the United States in several ways
The “Widow Maker” and the “Golden Cross” are based upon financial charts and indices in the market.
It has been a shift in commodity matrices like never before, where supply and demand are still critical, but not the only factors.
It is no secret that our King Operating research team has been a “Perma” bull on oil and gas
So, are you a believer yet? The King Operating Research team has data showing several key points about the energy crisis we are in today.
Have you ever played dominos with your family, or were you the one stealing the entire set to build domino trails? Orderly falling comes to mind.
This week in the markets is more than entertainment, it is fun watching people put their money where they think commodities are moving.
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