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A podcast hosted by Great American Mining, a bitcoin mining company, exploring the budding symbiotic relationship between the oil & gas and bitcoin mining industries.

GAMcast: A BTC & O&G Podcast Marty Bent

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A podcast hosted by Great American Mining, a bitcoin mining company, exploring the budding symbiotic relationship between the oil & gas and bitcoin mining industries.

    Indian Point shutdown, electricity prices, Bitcoin 101, and externalities of wind energy w/ Robert Bryce

    Indian Point shutdown, electricity prices, Bitcoin 101, and externalities of wind energy w/ Robert Bryce

    Join Marty as he sits down with Robert Bryce; author, documentarian, and host of the Power Hungry Podcast, to discuss:

    - The Indian Point power plant shutdown

    - Energy mix

    - Subsidies leading to capital misallocation

    - Bitcoin's value prop

    - The externalities that come with wind turbines

    - Land use and green energy

    - much more

    Follow Robert on Twitter

    Check out Robert's latest book, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations

    Check out Robert's website

    Fragile electrical grids, unreliable energy lobby, nuclear FUD, and bringing back common sense with Meredith Angwin

    Fragile electrical grids, unreliable energy lobby, nuclear FUD, and bringing back common sense with Meredith Angwin

    Join Marty as he sits down with Meredith Angwin, author of Shorting the Grid: The Hidden Fragility of Our Electric Grid, to discuss:

    - The fragility of grids

    - Misconceptions around electric grids

    - Energy mix

    - What's happening in Texas and California?

    - Why nuclear is important

    - How data is manipulated to push special interests

    - How we can fix our grids

    Follow Meredith on Twitter

    Pick up Shorting the Grid

    • 57 min
    Vertical v. Horizontal drilling, decline curves, and choking wells with Wes Sellner

    Vertical v. Horizontal drilling, decline curves, and choking wells with Wes Sellner

    This week Marty is joined by Wes Sellner as part of their O&G 101 series to discuss:

    - Vertical v. Horizontal drilling

    - Decline curves

    - Choking wells

    - Risks with drilling wells

    - When vertical wells make sense

    - much more

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Bitcoin basics, branding, Catholic guilt, and the managerial class ditching the working class in O&G with Jason Spiess

    Bitcoin basics, branding, Catholic guilt, and the managerial class ditching the working class in O&G with Jason Spiess

    Join Marty as he sits down with Jason Spiess, founder of the Crude Life, to discuss:

    - Bitcoin basics

    - Bitcoin's brand

    - Catholic guilt

    - The rich execs throwing the working class in O&G under the bus

    - much more

    Check out The Crude Life

    • 45 min
    Green energy jobs fraud, unreliable renewables, climate catastrophe, and controllable electricity with Alex Epstein

    Green energy jobs fraud, unreliable renewables, climate catastrophe, and controllable electricity with Alex Epstein

    Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Epstein, Author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, to discuss:

    - Green energy jobs v. oil jobs

    - Subsidies driving energy prices higher

    - Using fraud as a heuristic to question the anti-energy movement

    - Developing our environment to protect from climate

    - "Climate catastrophe"

    - Why not nuclear?

    - Moralizing energy conversion

    - Bitcoin and energy

    - much more

    Follow Alex on Twitter

    Check out The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

    • 59 min
    Life on the well pad, flare mitigation options, bitcoin as a revenue driver, and oil & gas jobs with Wes Sellner

    Life on the well pad, flare mitigation options, bitcoin as a revenue driver, and oil & gas jobs with Wes Sellner

    This week Marty sits down with Wes Sellner, field operations expert, to discuss:

    - Wes' experience

    - Engaging with GAM for flare mitigation

    - How to separate liquids from rich gas

    - Different types of flares

    - Oil & Gas jobs are good jobs

    - America produces a very clean barrel of oil

    - Not throwing the baby out with the bathwater

    - much more 

    • 1 hr 25 min

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