BREAKING NEWS!

BREAKING NEWS!

Natural gas prices are rising. In fact, European and Asian natural gas rates very recently surged from a pandemic low in May 2020 by 1,000 percent! In the U.S. specifically, natural gas rates for the month of August are at the highest level in a decade. Surging...
Are Prices Going Up, Up, Up For Everyone?

Are Prices Going Up, Up, Up For Everyone?

As we drive around town we can’t help but notice the rapidly changing price of gasoline. For many of us across the nation it has already broken the $3.00 per gallon barrier. This overall increase in the price of gas at the pumps is a close-to-home reminder of what’s...
Can My Business Do Something About Inflation?

Can My Business Do Something About Inflation?

“Inflation” refers to a general increase in the prices of goods and services in the economy over time that corresponds with a decrease in the value of money. When a unit of currency depreciates in value, so does its purchasing power. It takes more currency units to...
What Happened in Texas in February?

What Happened in Texas in February?

Basics of energy production have to be understood before one can make any sense of what happened in Texas in February when a brutal cold snap lead to blackouts in over four million homes and businesses. For years the Texas grid operator, ERCOT (Electric Reliability...