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Venezuela’s National Oil Company On Its Last Legs

Venezuela’s National Oil Company On Its Last Legs

As tensions between civilians and…

Did OPEC Create The U.S. Shale Problem?

Did OPEC Create The U.S. Shale Problem?

As the heated battle between…

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Brazil's Petrobras Goes for the Gold

Jan 16, 2012 at 21:39 | John Daly

In the investing world, little is certain beyond the fact that energy stocks are usually a wise place to park money, as global demand is consistently outstripping production. Smart money…

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The Upcoming U.S. - China Struggle for African Energy

Jan 16, 2012 at 21:33 | John Daly

The 19th century saw an epic struggle between competing European powers to divvy up Africa for colonies. Now a similar struggle for Africa is underway, but the main competitors…

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Investing in Energy Services Stocks

Jan 16, 2012 at 21:31 | Keith Schaefer

Why the entire sector should see a rising tide of revenue and profits... for the next few years. The rapid increase in horizontal drilling and the shale revolution, the energy…

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Possible Implications of the Iranian Oil Embargo

Jan 16, 2012 at 17:50 | James Hamilton

As efforts continue to impose sanctions on Iran, I thought it would be helpful to discuss the possible implications of these developments for oil-consuming countries. The most likely outcome of…

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Natural Gas Goes Down in Flames

Jan 16, 2012 at 17:48 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

I received a scratchy and barely audible call from my buddy out in the Barnet natural gas fields just outside of Fort Worth, Texas the other day. With the price…

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New Fracking Technology to Bring Huge Supplies of Oil and Gas to the Market

Jan 16, 2012 at 17:40 | Brian Westenhaus

Petroleum reservoir fracturing is set for a major improvement with new technologies going to work miles down from the surface and then out horizontally. Called fracking, the process uses pressure…

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How the US Government can Help Encourage a Reduction in Fuel Consumption

Jan 16, 2012 at 17:27 | David Gabel

The United States has implemented a variety of policies in the effort to cut back gasoline use. For example, the Obama Administration has invested federal dollars into GM's electric vehicles.…

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What is Clean, Abundant, Affordable and the Best Alternative Energy Source We Have?

Jan 16, 2012 at 07:42 | Barry Stevens

If you answered cold fusion, eeehhhhh! Your time's run out!   If you answered natural gas, have a cigar. Natural gas, for the simple reason that it is one of the…

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Should the US Export LNG at the Risk of Increased Domestic Gas Prices?

Jan 16, 2012 at 07:28 | Ag Metal Miner

Capitalism is a wonderful thing. It can create so much wealth, spur so much research and progress that we sometimes take on blind faith that unrestrained pursuit of profit is…

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Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of January 16, 2011

Jan 15, 2012 at 09:55 | FX Empire

March Crude Oil traded sharply lower last week with an expanded range. Based on the previous week’s failure to follow-through to the upside when the market took out the previous…

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