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“Now you see how Jones is dealing with Texans in their time of need. Comstock had actually already ramped up production in anticipation of natural gas rates climbing up. Its now getting “super-premium rates” as high as $179 per thousand cubic feet. The very same natural gas last quarter was offering for an average of $2.40 per thousand cubic feet, reported National Public Radio.
The companies that stopped working to invest in winterizing their equipment advantage from a spike in prices resulting from their own negligence.
They cant do a damn thing about it. This is precisely what our Texas political leaders wanted: a grid devoid of federal regulation, so that they could profit.Nevermind Texans are suffering while these asshats pack their pockets.– Fancy Boots (@TexasFancyBoots) February 19, 2021.
Comstock had actually already ramped up production in anticipation of gas costs climbing. Its now grabbing “super-premium prices” as high as $179 per thousand cubic feet. The exact same gas last quarter was offering for approximately $2.40 per thousand cubic feet, reported National Public Radio.
The companies that failed to invest in winterizing their devices benefit from a spike in prices resulting from their own neglect. Meanwhile, individuals they serve freeze to death in their homes and burn furniture to boil water to consume. pic.twitter.com/Nek4bWnAhA— Father of Wagons #BillsMafia (@FatherOfWagons) February 19, 2021.
Critics are blistering the billionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys for “hitting the mark” with his natural gas rates amid a record-breaking winter storm that left Texans shivering– and passing away– without heat and electrical energy..
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is the bulk investor of the openly traded Comstock Resources Inc., a shale driller operating in Texas and Louisiana. Financiers whooped it up in a conference call over the rocketing fuel rates stimulated by soaring demand in the freezing South.
” This week resembles striking it rich with some of these amazing prices,” Comstock President and Chief Financial Officer Roland Burns said on the call Wednesday, Bloomberg reported. “Frankly, we were able to cost super-premium rates for a material amount of production.”.
Such reveling struck lots of as, at the least, insensitive..
Jones is “doing what hes constantly done: attempting to cash in,” grumbled Sports Illustrated writer Michael Rosenberg..
Jones mored than happy to enjoy a $325 million taxpayer aid for the AT&T Stadium that hosts his group, noted Rosenberg. “Now you see how Jones is dealing with Texans in their time of requirement. We can call this a betrayal.”.
” It is impossible to organize a fair transaction when one celebration remains in it for love and the other is in it for cash,” Rosenberg included. “If all the clothes suddenly disappeared from the state, Jones would start offering Cowboys sweatshirts for $1,000 each.”.
Robert Reich, who was President Bill Clintons labor secretary, noted that ” billionaires profiting off of human suffering is a feature, not a bug, of our rigged system.”.
As his fellow Texans suffered and even passed away due to the states power interruptions, Jerry Jones natural gas business was celebrating about “hitting the jackpot” thanks to escalating gas prices.Billionaires profiting off of human suffering is a feature, not a bug, of our rigged system.– Robert Reich (@RBReich) February 20, 2021.
A female and her child passed away in an automobile trying to keep warm.Jerry Jones and Texas Republicans certainly made a killing– TrumpNeck (@Francis_3) February 19, 2021.