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.

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...

Saudi Arabia: The Sisyphus of Oil?

Published Dec 4, 2017 10:27 AM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Eye on Energy

In Greek mythology Sisyphus was the king of Ephyra – modern-day Corinth. He was a sly and deceitful ruler who murdered t...

Mixed Signals

Published Nov 17, 2017 2:51 PM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Eye on Energy

We are rapidly approaching the midpoint of the initial term of the OPEC production cut agreed to last November. Initial report...

Oil Price Blues

Published Oct 12, 2017 11:08 AM by G. Allen Brooks

Posted in: Eye on Energy

The recent World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul ended with an outpouring of negativism about the industry’s future. The ne...

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