May 21 — A lingering myth has been created by a story which began circulating around social media a couple of weeks ago. The myth holds that China is rapidly scooping up major positions in the Permian Basin in the midst of the current oilfield bust. I must have received private messages on social media and emails from two dozen people related to this rumor in recent weeks.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.