Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 07/27/19

Segment 01

News (1) Russia Calls The Shots In A Fractured OPEC; (2) New Oil and Gas Discovery in Norwegian Sea

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The 4 Steps to Owning an Oil Well – Step 1: Assessing yourself to know whether oil and gas investments are a good fit for you; looking beyond the financial aspects of investing – balancing the emotional risks and rewards

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How horizontal drilling can increase both the amount and the speed of revenue generated from production vs. vertical wells

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History – Conrad Hilton: A hotel empire sparked by the Texas oil boom.

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Mailbag – (1) I have an inheritance coming my way that should qualify me as an Accredited Investor; what are your thoughts on investing in oil and gas? (2) What is the best way to learn about oil and gas? (3) What is the average term of an oil and gas investment?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 07/20/19

Segment 01

News – (1) Tight Oil Markets Could Be About To See A ‘Violent’ Price Spike; (2) Tainted Russian Oil Crisis May Drag On For Months

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The statistics of oil and gas: Converting wells into wealth

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How oil and gas investments can factor into your IRA portfolio

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History:  NASA’s Saturn V Rocket – How kerosene was responsible for sending man to the moon

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Mailbag – (1) I make over $200,00 a year, but my net worth is less than $1 million; am I an Accredited Investor? (2) How much would it take to get into 3 different projects to spread risk? (3) How does the depletion allowance work? Is there a limit?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 07/13/19

Segment 01

News – (1) US Leads the World In Oil Reserves; (2) Canada Risks Becoming Banana Republic Over Energy; (3) Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course

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The Dry Hole:  An inevitability of the oil industry, but not a reason to stop drilling for success

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Looking for smart investment opportunities in Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf Coast.

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History – Al Meadows, philanthropist and oil financier, believed that his life was greatly enriched by giving. His legacy of philanthropy continues with The Meadows Foundation, which has disbursed over $1.1 billion in grants and direct charitable expenditures to more than 3,500 Texas institutions and agencies.

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Mailbag – (1) Is Jerry Jones involved in any oil and gas projects in Texas or Louisiana? (2) Can I put an oil and gas investment in a trust for my children or grandchildren? (3) When I invest in a project and drill multiple wells, are the tax incentives available on all the drilling regardless of how many I drill?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 07/06/19

Segment 01

News — The long-term projections on oil and gas – the world needs more oil production to support population and industrial growth

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The Oil & Gas Investor:  Making money on production while saving money on taxes

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Smart oil and gas investments — find opportunities to spread risk while achieving greater returns

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History — Howard Hughes, Sr. & Howard Hughes, Jr.:  How the inventor of the bi-cone rotary drilling bit brought success to him and his son in the oilfield tool business.

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Mailbag — (1) What is the deadline for getting the oil and gas tax deduction for this year?  (2) What percent of wells in East Texas and South Texas can be re-drilled with success?  Why hasn’t this been done previously?  (3) Do the Hunt or Meadows family still hold investments in oil and gas?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 06/29/19

Segment 01

News — Oil Prices Jump On Hopes Of End To U.S.-China Trade War

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Comparing and contrasting direct ownership in an oil and gas well vs. owning oil and gas stocks

Segment 03

The opportunities in oil and gas in East Texas and the Texas Gulf Coast

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History — Tom “Dry Hole” Slick:  A wildcatter’s persistence leads to the discovery of oil in Cushing, Oklahoma

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Mailbag — (1) What happens to oil and gas if there’s a new political party in the White House after the 2020 election?  (2) Is $100,000 enough to split into two projects in one year?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 06/22/19

Segment 01

News — (1) Tight Oil Markets Could Be About To See A ‘Violent’ Price Spike; (2) Tainted Russian Oil Crisis May Drag On For Months

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The Oil & Gas Investor:  Seeing if oil and gas is right for you, and if you are right for oil and gas.

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The heart of the Permian Basin is booming, but the edges are less active; high Permian Basin lease costs have created a ‘buyer beware’ situation.

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History — Operation Pluto and the secret pipelines of World War II

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Mailbag — (1) As an accredited investor, what percentage of assets should I put into oil and gas investments?  What other asset classes do you personally like?  (2) If you could pick only one area in Texas to invest, where would it be?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 06/15/19

Segment 01

News — U.S. “Oil Weapon” Could Change Geopolitics Forever

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The Tax Shark — How oil and gas investments can help you not fall prey to the IRS

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Lease costs:  Understanding why some areas are better for investment opportunities than others

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History — Louisiana’s First Oil Well:  A 7,000 barrel per day well under a rice field

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Mailbag — (1) Is the CO2 technology being used in oilfields on the Gulf Coast a good opportunity for the individual investor?  (2) If I pay more than $150,000 per year in taxes, what amount is the sweet spot for an investment in oil and gas?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 06/08/19

Segment 01

News — (1) Trump’s Multi-Front War That Spooks Oil Markets; (2) Is There Really a Global Shortage of Crude?

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Success is built on success:  Smart oil and gas investments are a way to build incredible wealth while reducing taxes

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Where to look for opportunities as a first-time investor

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History — Sinclair Oil:  Smart marketing appeals to consumers by drawing in their children

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Mailbag — (1) Are the drilling opportunities in East Texas and South Texas horizontal wells or vertical wells?  (2) Can I invest in oil and gas through my IRA?  (3) What are your thoughts on investing in natural gas?  Does natural gas exist in most oil wells?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 06/01/19

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News — The long-term projections on oil and gas – declining oil reserves in the Middle East and growing demand in India and China

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The Oil & Gas Investor:  What is the typical profile of an individual who may want to invest in oil and gas wells?

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The Permian Basin is hot right now for bigger industry players.  Other parts of Texas and the Gulf Coast have ample opportunities for the individual investor.

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History — Exploding Torpedoes:  How modern hydraulic “fracking” traces its roots to Confederate Civil War artillery

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Mailbag — (1) What are the different tax breaks available for oil and gas investors?  (2) Are opportunities like your Signal Hill investment still available for investors today?

Smart Oil & Gas Radio Show: 05/25/19

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News — (1) Oil Market Is Set To Become Very Tight Later This Year; (2) OPEC Is Facing An Existential Crisis

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The Analysis of the Deal:  Exploring an oil and gas drilling investment

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The Lone Star State:  One of the world’s biggest oil producers

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History — Project Azorian:  The CIA’s top-secret mission to recover a Soviet submarine under the guise of drilling a deep sea well

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Mailbag — (1) What is the biggest mistake that first-time oil and gas investors make?  (2) Is offshore production something that accredited investors can invest in?