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Potential Economic Benefits of the Alaska LNG Project
Infographic Published on October 10, 2018

Alaska LNG will revolutionize the Alaska economy, allowing domestic use of Alaska's natural gas resources while developing liquefied natural gas ("LNG") processing facilities so natural gas can be exported. People across the state will benefit, both directly and from multiplier effects through the economy.

How relevant is natural gas to global politics?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 17, 2022

Dr. Perryman explains one aspect affected in the Russia-Ukriane conflict, and how it will impact Europe. 

What is the role of natural gas in helping prevent mass power outages like Texas experienced due to the winter storm?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 23, 2021

Dr. Perryman describes the structure of natural gas purchase and usage in the state and how it could be adjusted to help prevent future outages. 

What is the new top destination for hydraulic fracking in the US?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 28, 2020

The Marcellus Formation has surpassed the Permian Basin for fracking. Dr. Perryman explains why the Pennsylvania location is not likely to be ahead forever. 

Getting the Gas (among other things)!
Column Published in syndication October 19, 2022

In the aftermath of World War I, Congress enacted The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (commonly known as the Jones Act after its foremost proponent, Senator Wesley R. Jones from Washington). Essentially, the law requires that any cargo shipped between US ports must be shipped on vessels that are US built, owned, and crewed. It was designed to support the US maritime industry, but it's a protectionist measure leading to a variety of concerns. It has long outlived its usefulness (to the extent it ever had any).

Black Gold
Column Published in syndication July 03, 2019

For well over a century, the vast reserves of oil and natural gas in Texas have contributed to business activity and job creation. We recently took a close look at the overall impact of the sector on business activity across the state and found that it directly or indirectly supports about one of every six Texas jobs.