The environment has become the latest trend in society over the past few decades, resulting in a shift away from crude oil and gas development.

 In this episode, Brent Mekosh is joined by David Blackmon, Principal of DBEnergy Advisors to cover all things energy development and consumption from oil and gas. David dives into the economic impact of environmentally focused developments and the science behind the struggle to reduce carbon emissions.

 David discusses:

  • Why oil and gas companies need to do a better job at showing the positive impact they have on the country
  • How climate change politics impact oil and gas investments
  • Why current environmental changes to oil and gas production aren’t as impactful as you may think
  • What you should know about ESG investments 
  • And more!

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About Our Guest:

David Blackmon is an energy-related public policy analyst/consultant based in Mansfield, TX. David enjoyed a 40-year career in the oil and gas industry, the last 23 years of which were spent in the public policy arena, managing regulatory and legislative issues for various companies. During this time, David led numerous industry-wide efforts to address a variety of issues at the local, state, and federal levels, and from April 2010 through June 2012, he served as the Texas State Lead for America’s Natural Gas Alliance. David also maintains a growing media communications practice and is a frequent guest on television, radio, and podcasts.

Episode 22 - Environmental Politics in Oil and Gas with David Blackmon

by Brent Mekosh