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Is Darwin Australia the new Midland?

Join us on the Chuck Yates Needs A Job Podcast as we dive deep into the fascinating journey of Stephanie Berlin, the Chief Executive Officer of Energy Club Northern Te...

The Legend of Clayton Williams | Stories by Modesta Williams & Mel Riggs

Two key people in Clayton Williams life - his CFO Mel Riggs and  his widow Modesta - show Chuck around Claytie’s office which remains the same as the last day he was i...

Chris Martz, MU Meteorology ‘25

Chris has been absolutely blowing up X (Twitter) educating the world on how climate actually works.  So I had to have him on.  We chatted how good our historical tempe...

Steven Hatcher. The Minerals Guy.

You’ve probably heard me bitch about the lack of content creation by energy folks.  The reach of the internet and social media is vast and can truly turn your world fr...

Zane Ball on Chuck Yates Needs A Job

Dive deep into the future of AI and data centers with Chuck and special guest Zane Ball, Corporate Vice President at Intel Corporation, on the latest episode of the Ch...

Bryan Sansbury of Aegis and Max Gagliardi formerly of Ancova

I wanted to hear about Bryan and Max’s recent merger so I had them on to tell me all about it.  Bryan’s company Aegis is a leader in hedging advisory for commodities; ...

Jag Gattu of UptimeAI Inc. on Chuck Yates Needs A Job

In this rollicking episode of "Chuck Yates Needs a Job," I, the perpetually clueless host, Chuck Yates, bumble my way through the mind-blowing world of AI with Jag Gat...

Travis Boeker on Chuck Yates Needs A Job

I had Travis on the podcast and we just name dropped for an hour.  Yeah, we talked a bunch of energy stuff - Halcon and the shale revolution, debt deals with Oak Tree,...

The Future of Lithium with Daniel Layton and John Burba of IBAT

I wanted to learn more about lithium because this mineral is a big deal for batteries.  Phones EVs everything needs lithium.  So I had the guys from International Batt...

Kathleen Kelley on Chuck Yates Needs a Job

Always cool getting to chat with Kathleen Kelley a/k/a the OPEC Whisperer.  She’s doing some really cool charity stuff, volunteer led disaster relief with All Hands an...

Kevin Searcy, Odessa’s School Bond Election

I had heard all about the Midland County school bond election last winter. $1.4 billion for new buildings, upgrading old ones, new technology.  I didn’t realize that r...

Are family offices really investing in oil and gas deals?

The head of Stephens Inc.’s Energy practice told me he’s got family offices investing in oil and gas.  I cried “bull shit, that’s up there with UFOs, Bigfoot and pleas...

How Bitcoin Mining is Bridging the Gap Between Tech and Energy

In this episode, we delve into the fascinating intersection of the energy sector and technology through the lens of Bitcoin mining. With insights from industry insider...

Doug Kris, SVP Corporate Communications for Diversified Energy Company PLC

I didn’t know much about Diversified Energy and their approach to the oil and gas business and they operate more wells than anyone else in the US so I wanted Doug to c...

Mark Rossano of C6 Capital

Mark is one of the smartest guys I know so I had him on to explain to me what the hell is going on in the economy, the implications for the energy business and what hi...

Greg Little aka Bunkie Perkins

Pretty cool to talk to the dude that runs the Bunkie Perkins account on X, sports sarcasm at its finest.   And it’s even cooler when you talk about starting an oil and...

Angst

When I first started the podcast, Collin would always ask me:   How long is this week’s episode?   And did somebody cry?   It did seem like in the early days, when the...

The Anonymous #EFT

Going Old School this week.  Going into the CYNAJ vault to rerelease the original podcast with BRV and Shake Unikitty.   From October 2020.   We covered it all (the sh...

Oilfield Rando

Chuck chats with literally one of the most interesting people on X, hell on the planet.  Anonymously known as Oilfield Rando on X….Chuck and Rando riff on the world, M...

Dan Grech of Global OTEC

Chuck and Dan chat ocean thermal energy conversion.  Pretty sure Chuck still couldn’t explain what OTEC is but at least recognizes how super cool it could be. Basicall...

David Hobbs, Executive Chairman of Pantheon Resources

In this episode of "Chuck Yates Needs a Geography Lesson," Chuck chats with David Hobbs, the Executive Chairman of Pantheon Resources, an independent oil and gas explo...

Colin Grabow of the Cato Institute

The Jones Act is always in the top ten for worst US economic policies.  Passed in 1920, it basically restricts all goods and services transported between US sports to ...

Let’s Chat Cyber Security

Chuck has the Shannon brothers on to talk cyber security. Bottom line:   It’s freaking scary.  Hackers can mimic your voice with artificial intelligence and it’s only ...

Ted Cross of Novi Labs

SHOW ALERT!   Engineering porn episode.  Chuck and Ted absolutely geek out on all things reservoir engineering. Artificial learning to forecast reserves.  Well design ...

Keith Jaasma of Ewing Jones

Keith and Chuck talk through intellectual property, trade marks and non-competes from the Company’s point of view and the employees’ points of view.  As the kids say t...

Hey Marc, let’s grab a drink

Artificial intelligence is pretty cool and is going to be embedded in everything.  Will it ultimately be a force for good or for evil?  Who knows.  Either way we are g...

Seth Miller | Heron Scientific on Chuck Yates Needs a Job

In the latest episode of "Chuck Yates Needs a Job," Chuck quizzes Seth Miller, a brainy chemist-turned-tech-guru, on climate change. While Seth dives deep into the the...

Howard Crosby

When Chuck got an email asking if he wanted to chat the Illinois Basin and...Bing Crosby, he responded in the only imaginable way: I’m in. Howard is going old school c...

Hidden Crisis: The Untold Story of Artsakh’s Geopolitical Tug-of-War

In this deeply insightful episode, Nareg Soghomonian delves into the pressing humanitarian crisis unfolding in Artsakh, Armenia. Nareg shares a personal account of a c...

Energy on Trial

Chuck hosted a webinar with trial lawyers Lauren Varnado and Ashley Moore of Michelman & Robinson to discuss the industry’s biggest litigation challenges.  The four C’...

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