MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton Discusses COVID-19

Energy Demand Model Showing Global Market Oversupplied by at Least 16 Million BPD

March 31, 2020

Energy demand is dropping through the floor due to COVID-19 and the breakdown of the Saudi/Russia oil production alliance is flooding the global oil market with supply. These two factors have led to the oil market being oversupplied by at least 16 million BPD (likely higher).

What does this mean for the U.S. energy industry and the national economy -- now and over the next few months?

Join energy market expert and Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton LIVE as he discusses his real-time COVID-19 demand model -- showing the greatest oversupply in the history of the oil and gas industry.

What:             Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Discusses His COVID-19 Global Energy Demand Model

When:             Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 2 pm

Where:           Expired

Media contact: Bryan Preston,

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