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The Make Or Break Moment For Argentina’s Shale Boom

Argentina’s shale resources are considered…

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U.S. Gasoline Demand At All-Time High

United States gasoline demand has…


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CNOOC Become First Ever Chinese Firm to Invest in Canadian Oil Sand Production

Jul 24, 2012 at 17:50 | James Burgess

In move that offers more proof of Canada’s shift from the US towards China as its number one oil and natural gas partner, CNOOC Ltd. have made a deal to…

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What does the Future Hold for Cleantech as Venture Capital Investment Falls?

Jul 24, 2012 at 17:49 | Joao Peixe

A recent report on venture capital investment in clean technology was released by Cleantech Group, and on the surface suggests that the clean tech industry may be in trouble.

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Japan's Search for Nuclear Energy Replacement Continues

Jul 24, 2012 at 17:48 | Joao Peixe

Japans hunt for renewable energy sources that can replace the loss of its nuclear power sector continues. Since the recent announcement of feed in tariffs, the capacity of solar installations…

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The Fed Proposes Changes to the Money Market to Prevent Bank Runs

Jul 24, 2012 at 17:47 | Dollar Collapse

When investors decide to close out their riskier positions and move into “cash”, they don’t actually go to the bank and get a stack of twenties. Most just sell their…

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Iranian Naval Commander Says Straits of Hormuz will not be Closed

Jul 23, 2012 at 17:11 | Charles Kennedy

Iranian politicians have often said that they would consider blocking the Straits of Hormuz in response to US and EU sanctions that are exerting economic pressure on the Gulf state…

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By How Much Does a Green Label Increase the Value of a House?

Jul 23, 2012 at 17:10 | James Burgess

Do ‘green’ houses with energy saving features actually sell for more than houses without?A new economic study by professors Matthew E. Kahn of UCLA and Nils Kok of…

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Oil Futures Fall Further Over EU Debt Fears and China's Slowing Economic Growth

Jul 23, 2012 at 17:09 | Charles Kennedy

Oil prices have fallen again. Crude oil futures for September fell $2.71 to $89.12 on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down as 9.8 percent this year. Brent oil for September…

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Construction of South Stream Pipeline to Begin in December

Jul 23, 2012 at 17:07 | Joao Peixe

The South Stream natural gas pipeline was first introduced in 2007 as a venture between Gazprom of Russia, and Eni of Italy. It is meant to offer a rival to…

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Energy Committee Says Canada Must Clean Up its Oil Sector

Jul 20, 2012 at 17:19 | James Burgess

A new report by the Energy Committee of the Canadian Senate, has stated that the country must do more to persuade the world that it is developing its oil resources…

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rose 3% in 2011 to All Time High

Jul 20, 2012 at 17:18 | Charles Kennedy

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has released a report in conjunction with the Netherlands’ Environmental Assessment Agency which finds that greenhouse gas emissions in 2011 were at an…

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