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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’...

Jake Corley & Collin McLelland | Co-founders of Digital Wildcatters

Chuck had no idea what to expect when Jake and Collin came on but whatever. Was it going to be a performance review for Chuck? Hahaha. It actually wound up being a wal...

Gary Sernovitz | Lime Rock Partners

The near-immortal in energy private equity fundraising, Gary Sernovitz, drops into the podcast, likely questioning his life choices. He and Chuck dive deep into the su...

Derek Brower of the Financial Times

In this special episode, Chuck drags in Mark Meyer, who's inexplicably still tethered to Chuck on "Big Digital Energy", and Derek Brower, who's decided DC politics mig...

Chuck Yates Gets Real with Rory Johnston

Hold onto your hats as Chuck grills Rory Johnston of Commodity Context on the oh-so-slippery oil market escapades from Saudi Arabia, Russia, and China. Dive in for som...

Nicole Gonzalez

Get ready to rock your geological socks off with Nicole Gonzalez, the dynamite young geologist! She spills the dirt on Houston's Image Conference, where brainy earth n...

Tim Kramer | CEO of CNIC

Chuck bought 100 shares of AMPD, the electricity ETF that’s publicly traded on the NYSE. Having no idea what AMPD is or does, Chuck decided to have the creator explain...

Josh Young of Bison Interests

Chuck and Josh talk all things fundraising for energy investments - the role of content, connecting on an emotional level, ESG headwinds, and why Chuck’s girlfriend ma...

Anne Bradbury | CEO of AXPC on Chuck Yates Needs a Job

Chuck and Anne chat about a wide range of issues facing America’s largest independent oil and gas producers - educating politicians, guerrilla warfare tactics from the...

Campbell Faulkner | OTC Global Holdings

 Chuck and Campbell wonk out on the ERCOT grid. Do we hook to the rest of the US? Stay solo? It’s a complicated engineering, political and expensive proposition.  

Big Digital Energy

Your weekly dose of energy news with Chuck Yates, Collin McLelland, Mark Myer, and Kirk Coburn: we talked about Joe Rogan, Norway's energy sustainability, IEA energy p...

Russell Gold | Texas Monthly

Chuck has a wide-ranging chat with Russell Gold, who before joining Texas Monthly covered energy for the Wall Street Journal for twenty years. They talk about Russell’...

Dan Romito, ESG Strategy & Integration | Pickering Energy Partners

While there’s much to criticize about ESG (environmental, social, governance), the simple truth is that investors are demanding it.  So Chuck and Dan chat about what E...

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