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Merger mania kicked off with Denbury-Penn Virginia, Chesapeake-Wildhorse, and Encana-Newfield all announcing deals. The reaction has been mixed, so our analysts discuss the pros and cons of the mergers and acquisitions. Is this the beginning of major consolidation in the US?

Why Crude For Thought?

R.T. Dukes and his expert guests share their sometimes unconventional views on unconventionals and upstream as a whole.

What is Crude For Thought about?

Each episode runs an average of 15 minutes, never more than 30. It covers:

  • Upstream news: The week's hottest headlines
  • Deepdive: Insight and analysis on this week's big story
  • Ask the expert: Our expert guest's view on this week's big story

Crude for thought

Latest episode: Merger mania: Denbury Chesapeake and Encana announce deals

Important notes

  • Crude For Thought is typically published once every two weeks, but this depends on R.T.'s travel schedule. If you subscribe through your usual podcast player, you'll be notified of new episodes. 
  • R.T. takes questions on the show. If you’d like your question answered, Tweet @RTDukes with #CrudeForThought as a hashtag, or send an email to uswib@woodmac.com
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