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Prepare For Another Shift In Mood In Oil Markets

Prepare For Another Shift In Mood In Oil Markets

Although fundamentally nothing really changed…

U.S. Shale Jobs Are Coming Back

U.S. Shale Jobs Are Coming Back

The recovery of U.S. shale…

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The Hunt for Uranium is On

Sep 18, 2010 at 12:57 | Professor Chris Rhodes

Last year Kazakhstan became the world's largest supplier of uranium, overtaking Australia and Canada, at 14,000 tonnes, or one fifth of world production. As supplies of oil are being sought…

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Investment in North Sea Oil and Gas May provide 35% of UK Energy Demand

Sep 16, 2010 at 13:03 | Professor Chris Rhodes

Combined output of North Sea oil and gas has fallen considerably from its heyday at the end of the 1970s to 2.48 million barrels a day last year, a 6%…

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Governments Racing to Secure Natural Resources

Sep 15, 2010 at 09:07 | Dave Forest

The race to secure natural resources is intensifying. Particularly amongst governments and nationally-sponsored corporations. And particularly in Asia. We’ve been seeing signs the last few years that Asian nations are…

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Vast Oil and Life in the Deep earth

Sep 15, 2010 at 09:05 | Professor Chris Rhodes

Two books speculate that oil is formed continually within the earth by geological processes and will not therefore run-out, in contrast to the opinion of peak-oil analysts who believe production…

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Thorium: A Cheap, Clean and Safe Alternative to Uranium

Sep 14, 2010 at 11:44 | Brian Westenhaus

With some concept tests thorium used as a nuclear fuel could end energy as a problem issue and shift the economy into a new growth phase.  All the conversation in…

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Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) - Yay or Nay?

Sep 14, 2010 at 08:23 | Professor Chris Rhodes

A new paper (1) published in the prestigious American Chemical Society journal, Environmental Science and Technology, has put the cat among the pigeons over carbon capture and storage (CCS). It…

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Turkmen Oil Delivered to BTC Pipeline

Sep 13, 2010 at 10:31 | Jen Alic

British Petroleum has announced that Turkmen oil has begun to flow into the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, bypassing Russian territory, and delivering directly to Europe. Analytical Note: These first oil deliveries are…

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When Will Net Energy from Fossil Fuels Peak

Sep 13, 2010 at 09:03 | Kurt Cobb

When most people think of fossil fuel supplies, they think in terms of barrels of oil, cubic feet of natural gas and tons of coal. But in evaluating how much…

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US Doesn’t Need Cap and Trade to Grow Low-Carbon Market

Sep 11, 2010 at 08:21 | Charlotte Dudley

The value of the low-carbon energy market will almost triple by 2020, even if the US does not introduce a comprehensive cap-and-trade programme, an HSBC report says. The report –…

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Will New Technology Extend the Oil Age? A Look at a New Method of Heavy Oil Extraction

Sep 10, 2010 at 09:37 | Kurt Cobb

When the oil optimists say that new technology will extend the oil age for at least several more decades, they almost never discuss the limitations of technology, practical or financial.…

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