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Top Oil, Gas Stories That Shaped Industry In 2018

From oil prices to bottlenecks and ballot battles to trade uncertainty, these news stories most defined the direction of oil and gas this year.

Compliled by Len Vermillion, Hart Energy

Will Electric Vehicle Demand Drop After Tax Credits Expire?

Will Electric Vehicle Demand Drop After Tax Credits Expire?

Stratas Advisors analyzes the federal credit as well as the impact when the state credit in Georgia expired.

Chris Brown, Stratas Advisors

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Trump Tariffs Put Brakes On US Solar

New solar generation capacity coming online in the third quarter was particularly weak because it reflected a delay in projects being given the go-ahead late in 2017.

Ed Crooks, Financial Times

Frac Spread: Kansas Ethane, I’ve A Feeling We’re Not In Single Digits Anymore

Frac Spread: Kansas Ethane, I’ve A Feeling We’re Not In Single Digits Anymore

The ethane spread between Conway and Mont Belvieu has narrowed dramatically since the summer.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

Investors are concerned about the impact of new Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on the country's energy reform. (Source: Shutterstock, Hart Energy)

Mexico Energy Reform: Potential Dispute Settlement Mechanisms

New presidency throws the country’s reform into uncertainty for investors.

Julissa Reynoso, Marcelo Blackburn, Michael Fernández & Rodolfo Herrera-Moro, Winston & Strawn LLP

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Appalachian Challenges, Opportunities Highlight ABGPA Fall Conference

From severance taxes to future natural gas uses, speakers at the Appalachian Basin GPA Midstream Association conference tackled the tough issues of the region.

ElizaBeth De Maagd, Contributor

Frac Spread: Prices Rise But Margins Are Squeezed

Frac Spread: Prices Rise But Margins Are Squeezed

Soaring natural gas prices outpace increases in NGL; crude’s decline is linked to trader worries about an economic slowdown.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

Natural Gas Companies Plug Leaks, Easily Surpass 2025 Goal

An alliance of natural gas companies representing 10% of U.S. production and 32% of midstream transmission lines surpassed its goal of capturing methane emissions.

Darren Barbee, Hart Energy

Producers Fight For The Climate

Global scientists and the U.N. have spoken. Governments must follow, but their policies are lagging.

Leslie Haines, Hart Energy

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