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U.S. Rig Count Soars, Putting Yet More Pressure On OPEC

U.S. Rig Count Soars, Putting Yet More Pressure On OPEC

This week’s Baker Hughes report…

Can OPEC Resist The Temptation To Cheat?

Can OPEC Resist The Temptation To Cheat?

OPEC’s most recent monthly report…

Energy / Energy-General

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Thunder Down Under - Western Australia Talks Secession over Canberra’s Energy Policies

Sep 13, 2011 at 08:09 | John Daly

It’s marginal, economically backward states that fragment, like Yugoslavia and Sudan, right?Usually – but an extraordinary situation is developing in energy-rich Western Australia, where Canberra’s policies have begun fuelling…

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A Guide for Energy Policymakers: Thinking Sensibly About Our Energy Future

Sep 13, 2011 at 07:54 | Kurt Cobb

The following is an attempt to weave together many strands of thought from my writings on energy into a compact briefing for energy policymakers. If you are an energy policymaker…

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Laser Fusion Energy Just Took a Big Step Forwards

Sep 13, 2011 at 07:37 | Professor Chris Rhodes

The UK company AWE and the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have joined-forces with the US-based National Ignition Facility (NIF) to help provide energy using Inertial Confinement Fusion, in which a pellet…

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Gazprom Opens Natgas Pipeline to Sakhalin

Sep 12, 2011 at 18:20 | Charles Kennedy

Russian state owned natural gas firm Gazprom in the presence of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has opened a multi-billion dollar undersea natural gas pipeline from Sakhalin island to Russia’s…

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Improving Efficiency is Key to Averting an Energy Crisis

Sep 12, 2011 at 07:50 | Post Carbon

If there is a way to get through the loss of fossil fuels, it lies in developing new and more efficient ways to generate renewable energy and more efficient ways…

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Pakistan’s Energy Crisis and U.S. Interests

Sep 09, 2011 at 07:43 | John Daly

As America prepares to commemorate the tragic events of 11 September 2001, when a series of four coordinated terrorist suicide attacks against targets in New York and Washington D.C killed…

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A Rocky Road Ahead: The Problems with Plug-in Cars

Sep 09, 2011 at 07:32 | Gail Tverberg

Will plug-in cars be a success? If by success, we mean “sell lots of vehicles” the answer is probably “no” unless the price comes down a lot–say 50% from today’s…

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Waking up to a Post-Growth Economy

Sep 09, 2011 at 07:29 | Post Carbon

During recent weeks, evidence has piled up that U.S. and European economies, far from recovering, are swirling back into recession. Failure of American politicians to address the federal debt crisis,…

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Russia's Transneft - Benign Monopoly or Extortionist?

Sep 07, 2011 at 07:50 | John Daly

By any yardstick’s Russia’s Transneft pipeline company is an impressive organization. Now ostensibly a Joint Stock Company, the Russian government owns 75 percent of its shares. Created in 1993 as…

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Energy Wars and a Rumor of Wars

Sep 07, 2011 at 07:31 | Ferdinand E. Banks

I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil ? Alan Greenspan (2008) Alan Greenspan is not my favourite…

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