Quote of the day: “To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June.” – Jean-Paul Sartre.

Energy Transition
Paul Sankey

Sunday Events in Reykjavik

Greetings from Reykjavik, Iceland. It’s a geologist’s dream, this place. Did I miss any news? ~ Well, for sure I will remember where I was when Donald Trump got shot. With all the coverage, I will spare you too many more yards of jabbering regarding this drama – there are many more yards to come. “Where were you when… ?” In 2002 I was in Reykjavik for England vs Denmark in the World Cup, we

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Energy Transition
Paul Sankey

Go West; CVX FTC Groan; Refining Scaring Me

Today shortly 2pm Rob West of Thunder Said on Happy Hour: Sankey Strategy Session | Rob West – Interest Form Chevron-Hess intraday Source: Bloomberg *CHEVRON-HESS DECISION DELAYED BY FTC TO AFTER EXXON ARBITRATION Guess it kind of makes sense, international asset or not, if the FTC wants to know the final nature of the deal before judging it. The bigger deal is the arbitration decision anyway, we think. Is there a timing agreement issue between

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Energy Transition
Paul Sankey

Devon Energy: Oops!… I Did It Again

Devon buys GME! Gamestop? No, Grayson Mills Energy. To be clear, we like Devon management, we don’t like their strategy. We laid out a carefully considered roadmap for Devon in our February 11th note: “Stop! Unleash the FANG Within” whereby Devon should essentially dispose of everything outside the Permian, focus on its decent Permian position (the FANG within), and massively buy back stock, driving the multiple higher. That would leave them in the position to

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