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Drilling Deep: Wrapping up the year in oil and trucking

Also on the podcast: What’s holding back US investment in more drilling?

Sean Garney of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting joins host John Kingston on this week’s Drilling Deep to review some of what happened during this past crazy year in trucking and look ahead to some of the biggest policies that might come out of Washington in the coming year.

In his end-of-year oil recap, Kingston has some of the numbers on where the diesel market has taken the trucking industry in the last 12 months and what might be holding back U.S. investment in more drilling.

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John Kingston

John has an almost 40-year career covering commodities, most of the time at S&P Global Platts. He created the Dated Brent benchmark, now the world’s most important crude oil marker. He was Director of Oil, Director of News, the editor in chief of Platts Oilgram News and the “talking head” for Platts on numerous media outlets, including CNBC, Fox Business and Canada’s BNN. He covered metals before joining Platts and then spent a year running Platts’ metals business as well. He was awarded the International Association of Energy Economics Award for Excellence in Written Journalism in 2015. In 2010, he won two Corporate Achievement Awards from McGraw-Hill, an extremely rare accomplishment, one for steering coverage of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster and the other for the launch of a public affairs television show, Platts Energy Week.