G. Allen Brooks

G. Allen Brooks

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G. Allen Brooks currently works as a consultant for the strategic oilfield and finance industries and is a regular contributor to The Maritime Executive magazine. Over his 40 year career in energy and investment he has served as an energy security analyst, oil service company manager, and as a member of the board of directors for multiple oilfield service companies.

The Five Percent Threshold

Published Sep 11, 2022 11:59 AM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Business

“U.S. Crosses the Electric-Car Tipping Point for Mass Adoption” trumpeted a headline from Bloomberg recently. That&rsq...

A World Turned Upside Down: Global Energy Markets & Altered Priorities

Published Jul 17, 2022 9:23 PM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Maritime

The “Energy Crisis of 2021” has transitioned into the “Energy Mess of 2022.” It means the path to a decarb...

Energy Transition Rethink

Published May 24, 2022 11:45 PM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Offshore

“The best laid schemes o’mice an’ men / Gang aft a-gley,” wrote Scottish poet Robert Burns more than 200 y...

Electrify Everything – But at What Cost?

Published Oct 18, 2021 2:40 AM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Government

Energy growth is directly linked to well-being and prosperity across the globe. Meeting growing energy demand in a safe and enviro...

Harnessing the Wind

Published Feb 21, 2021 11:11 PM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Offshore

Like the sun and blue skies, wind is one of nature’s wonders. Since man began walking on Earth, he’s marveled at wind&...

The Greening of America

Published Feb 19, 2021 3:29 PM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Environment

As Joe Biden settles in as the 46th President of the United States, his agenda will emphasize combating COVID-19 while also making...

Harnessing the Wind

Published Jan 25, 2021 12:05 AM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Offshore

Like the sun and blue skies, wind is one of nature’s wonders. Since man began walking on Earth, he’s marveled at wind&...

Super Fuel?

Published Dec 24, 2020 5:13 PM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Environment

Pick a color - any color - blue, green, brown or gray. Those are the colors assigned to the various forms of hydrogen de...

Daisy-Picking

Published Mar 30, 2018 8:44 PM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Eye on Energy

She loves me? She loves me not? She loves me? She loves me not? Usually while contemplating the answer to these questions, a daisy...

The Parable of the Boiling Frog

Published Mar 2, 2018 9:33 PM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Eye on Energy

If you are a frog, you jump from a pot of boiling water. But if you are placed in a pot of tepid water that is gradually heated to...

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