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Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of December 5, 2011

Dec 05, 2011 at 09:42 | FX Empire

January crude oil finished sharply higher last week. The rally was primarily driven by greater demand for risky assets fueled by a weaker Dollar and stronger equity markets. The market…

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Natural Gas Analysis for the Week of December 5, 2011

Dec 05, 2011 at 08:44 | FX Empire

Forecasts of colder temperatures helped give natural gas futures a boost last week. Although supply remains high, increased demand for product led to a decrease in supply last week. On…

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Mexico - Rising Natural Gas Superstate?

Dec 05, 2011 at 07:37 | John Daly

Americans looking south of the Rio Grande tend to forget, if they ever knew, that Mexico is, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, now America’s second largest source of…

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Will Thorium Ever Be Adopted as a Major Energy Source?

Dec 04, 2011 at 21:48 | David Gabel

Thorium is a naturally-occurring, radioactive, and amazingly abundant metal that was discovered in 1828 by Swedish chemist, Jons Jakob Berzelius. The mineral, named after the Norse god of thunder, has…

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MLPs - The Breakout Yield Play of 2012?

Dec 02, 2011 at 12:56 | Keith Schaefer

You may have heard about MLPs, or Master Limited Partnerships. They trade like stocks on U.S. stock exchanges, and carry a significant tax advantage (more on that below). And with…

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Is Mozambique the Next African Energy Superpower?

Dec 01, 2011 at 17:41 | John Daly

Portugal’s African colonies were starved of investment for centuries, but now Mozambique seems to be a rising African energy producer. Both Italian and U.S. companies recently announced the discovery of…

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How GDP is Linked to CO2 Emissions

Dec 01, 2011 at 17:15 | Gail Tverberg

In a recent post, I discovered something rather alarming - the fact that in the last decade (2000 to 2010) both world energy consumption and the CO2 emissions from this…

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Australia Reverses Ban on Selling Uranium to India

Dec 01, 2011 at 17:04 | Ag Metal Miner

In a major policy change, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard declared on Nov. 15 that her ruling Labour Party would reverse its ban on selling uranium to India. Australia-based environmental…

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Turkmenistan: China Export Deal Undercuts Gazprom's Leverage

Dec 01, 2011 at 16:54 | Eurasianet

China is challenging Russia as Turkmenistan’s main buyer of natural gas. Ashgabat’s shift could put the Kremlin in a precarious position. During a state visit to China on November 23,…

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Human Fuel: How Many MPG Can We Get Out of Our Bodies

Nov 30, 2011 at 17:19 | Tom Murphy

Three previous posts have focused on transportation efficiency of gasoline cars, electric cars, and on the practicalities of solar-powered cars. What about personal-powered transport—namely, walking and biking? After stuffing myself…

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