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David Blackmon

Contributor since: 21 Jun 2017

David Blackmon

David Blackmon is an independent energy analyst/consultant based in Mansfield, TX. David has enjoyed a 38-year career in the oil and gas industry, the last 25 years of which have been spend in the public policy arena, managing regulatory and legislative issues for various companies, including Burlington Resources, Shell, El Paso Corporation, FTI Consulting and LINN Energy.  During this time, David has led numerous industry-wide efforts to address a variety of issues at the local, state and federal level, and from April 2010 through June 2012, he served as the Texas State Lead for America’s Natural Gas Alliance.

In addition to client-related work, David also maintains a growing media communications practice.  He is currently a contributor on energy-related matters at Forbes.com, and a feature writer for both World Oil Magazine and Shale Magazine.  He is a regular guest on several radio programs, and executes frequent public speaking engagements around the state of Texas.

The text or links to all of David’s writings and podcasts can be found at www.dbdailyupdate.com.

David attended Texas A&I University and The University of Texas, earning B.A. in accounting in 1979.

Latest articles from David

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