There were 56 episodes of Platts’ Capitol Crude podcast this year, covering nearly everything US oil policy touched from Boulder, Colorado to Beijing, China. Here are 10 of our favorite episodes from 2018: February 20 – Free at last! Just days after leaving his position as a top energy policy adviser to President Trump, George David Banks stopped by the podcast for a lengthy chat on what he described as a chaotic year in the White House. “Free at last,” he declares at the end of this one. March 5 – The Texas Boom Spot Brent oil prices were up roughly $15/b on the year as the oil world arrived in Houston for CERAWeek. But in this (almost) live episode from the mega conference, Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton had some insight into a looming supply glut. Permian production, which had yet to cross the 3 million b/d threshold, could hit 7 million b/d by 2023, Sitton said. April 9 – The Barrel Brothers Why are US gasoline exports to Mexico breaking records? Why are Canadian crude exports to the US Gulf Coast climbing? For the first time, Mason Hamilton and Jeff Barron, petroleum markets analysts with the US Energy… continue reading
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