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About bettybyrd

Betty Byrd is an editor, author, and actress. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in creative writing, and furthered her literary career through graduate studies at Ohio State University. She was an editor for The Spectator, Ohio’s largest weekly newspaper, and has free – lanced for a national men’s magazine. Betty has appeared in film and television, as well as numerous commercials and mini-series. She is a voting member of the American Federation of Television Artists and also of the Screen Actors Guild. In 2002-2003 Betty was accepted into the Who’s Who of America and in 2007-2008, the Who’s Who of American Women. Her previous literary works include a novel, Trinity’s Daughter, for which she was honored as a local author by the San Diego Public Library. She is also a recipient of a first place fiction writing award for her new novel, Utopia, Texas at the prestigious Santa Barbara Writer’s Conference. Betty has had successful book-signings across the country to large crowds at local Barnes and Nobles and other bookstores. She has been featured in newspapers, and appeared on NBC – TV, and radio talk shows. Betty currently lives in Southern California with her husband and family.

CRUDE AWAKENING: EPA gives Shell Oil the nod to drill….take a guess where??

ALASKA!  Three operations, mind you!, THREE!!!! I’m very excited about this because and I’ll reiterate folks, we aquired Alaska as a state for the oil!  Shell has spent about $3.5 billion to explore and prepare for the drilling activity in … Continue reading

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CRUDE AWAKENING: Sci-fi or Near Future?

By the year 2020, computer chips will be distributed by the billions into the environment, including some into our contact lenses.  You’ll blink and be online. Your contact lense will recognize people’s faces, print out their biography, and give you … Continue reading

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CRUDE AWAKENING: Aggressive reform of off-shore drilling gas regulation…what does that mean?

It means stricter regulations…once again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! There will now be a decline in domestic output of crude oil this year…Way to go..now that we should be trying to be independent of Middle East oil. Deep water drilling in the Gulf accounts … Continue reading

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CRUDE AWAKENING: From Russia with Love…Believe it or not?

Good evening, I was in Laguna Beach, California this weekend and found out an interesting tidbit…I was speaking with someone from Yugoslavia.  He was telling me that unscrupulous people run all the gas pipelines in Russia. Russia has the largest … Continue reading

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CRUDE AWAKENING: What is the Future of Gulf Coast Drilling 2

Good morning, Folks in other countries are not fools.  They know they can take advantage of the situation right now and increase business (drilling) in their own territorial waters while we struggle. How serious is the drilling retrenchment in the … Continue reading

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CRUDE AWAKENING: What is the future of gulf coast drilling 1?

Good morning, Gulf Coast drilling will be a nail – biter!   Deep water drilling is back but sluggish. As I’ve said earlier in one of my blogs..the oil business is one of the most heavily regulated businesses in the world … Continue reading

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CRUDE AWAKENING:The footprint of nuclear energy in the United States

The footprint of nuclear power in the US is the size of Godzilla.  Here’s why: 1. Due to the Japanese holocost, the new era of nuclear plant construction in the US will have to be reexamined. 2. Because of this … Continue reading

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