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Can Iran Continue Playing Nicely With OPEC?

Can Iran Continue Playing Nicely With OPEC?

Iran has high ambitions for…

How OPEC Shot Itself In The Foot

How OPEC Shot Itself In The Foot

As OPEC closes in on…

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Will Offshore Oil Rigs be Replaced by Underwater Cities

Apr 11, 2011 at 08:03 | Al Fin

There are over 1.3 trillion barrels of untapped oil under the seafloors. But what is the safest way of retrieving all of that oil -- much of it at deadly…

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Detailed Commentary on the Current Price of Oil

Apr 09, 2011 at 08:17 | Professor Chris Rhodes

Political tensions in the Middle East once again remind us of the fragile dependency of the Western nations on imported petroleum, which have driven the price of a barrel of…

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Are Corn Prices Indicating that $140 Brent Crude is on the Way?

Apr 08, 2011 at 10:17 | Bruce Krasting

Good article on corn this morning by Smart Money Europe (Zero Hedge link). The bottom line is that corn is sitting at a two year high. Reading SME you…

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What the Frack? A Look at the Possible Dangers of Fracking

Apr 08, 2011 at 09:24 | Allen Gilmer

Lot's of people are discussing the HBO movie "Gasland" which has aired on HBO. I encourage everyone to watch it, if, for no other reason than as a starting point…

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HSBC Report Warns we Only Have 50 Years of Oil Left

Apr 08, 2011 at 08:57 | Economywatch

The world may have no more than half a century of oil left at current rates of consumption, while surging demand from emerging markets threatens to create “very significant price…

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EIA Releases Worldwide Shale Gas Resource Report

Apr 08, 2011 at 08:54 | Al Fin

The US EIA has released a 350 page report (51 MB PDF Download) assessing the world shale gas resources (for 32 selected nations). While the huge US shale gas…

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Japan’s 2020 Emissions Target Under Review Following Fukushima Disaster

Apr 08, 2011 at 08:49 | Carbon Finance

Japan’s 2020 emissions target is under question as a result of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese officials have conceded. "It is true that our reduction target will be affected significantly,"…

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Pinched By $4 Gasoline? Blame The Big Banks

Apr 07, 2011 at 07:05 | Dian L. Chu

Yes, that's right!  The same Big Banks that taxpayers bailed out during the financial crisis are now jacking up oil and gasoline prices (Fig. 1), thus making consumers pay yet…

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WTI April Rollover Cycle to Test Oil Speculators

Apr 07, 2011 at 06:53 | Dian L. Chu

The United States Oil Fund (USO), and exchange traded fund (ETF) tracking the performance of WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures contract, starts its 4-day position rolling on Tuesday,…

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Natural Gas Now a Growing Alternative to Gasoline

Apr 07, 2011 at 06:45 | James Hamilton

The Denver Post reported the opening on Saturday of stations offering compressed natural gas to drivers in Grand Junction and Rifle, towns along Interstate 70 in western Colorado, making…

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