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The Most Ignored Oil Price Influencer

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Why Romania Can’t Privatize Its Energy Sector

Romania’s energy sector is heavily…

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Oil Majors Snatch Up Mexican Oil Blocks

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Indian Protesters Ask for Closure Tamil Nadu Nuclear Power Plant

Oct 11, 2011 at 18:58 | Charles Kennedy

Indian activists are seeking the closure of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. Tamil Nadu politicians are merely seeking to halt work on the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, which is scheduled…

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Rig in Position at Israel’s Offshore Mediterranean Natural Gas Field

Oct 10, 2011 at 18:27 | Charles Kennedy

Israel intends to explore Mediterranean offshore natural gas fields that it claims are within its territorial waters, and Sedco now has its Express rig in position at Israel’s offshore Mediterranean…

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Indonesian Coal Miner Plans $167m IPO to Finance Coal Boom

Oct 10, 2011 at 18:24 | Joao Peixe

Indonesian Atlas Resources is readying a $167 million initial public offering to help finance building supporting infrastructure in its Sumatra coal mining hubs in Muba and Oku. Indonesian Atlas Resources…

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China National Offshore Oil Corp. Likely to Miss 2011 Targets

Oct 10, 2011 at 18:23 | Joao Peixe

A Sanford C. Bernstein and Co. report has stated that China National Offshore Oil Corp., China’s top offshore oil producer, is likely to miss 2011 output targets. The report notes…

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Chilean Hydroelectric Dam Project to be Appealed to Supreme Court

Oct 10, 2011 at 18:22 | Charles Kennedy

The controversial $10 billion Patagonian HidroAysen hydroelectric mega-dam approved in May by the Chilean government has recently had a Chilean appeals court in Puerto Montt vote 3 to 1 to…

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Vietnam Hosts Renewable Energy Fair

Oct 10, 2011 at 18:20 | Joao Peixe

Speaking at a renewable energy fair in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, Vietnam’s National Agency for Science and Technology Information Deputy head Le Thi Khanh Van told journalists that modern technology,…

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Uruguay Could Have Significant Recoverable Natural Gas Reserves

Oct 08, 2011 at 08:54 | Joao Peixe

According to recent reports published by the U.S. Energy Information Agency, Uruguay could have recoverable natural gas reserves as high as 588 billion cubic meters, which would give it the…

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Iraq to Construct Two New Refineries to Meet Domestic Need

Oct 08, 2011 at 08:53 | Charles Kennedy

Iraqi Oil Ministry, anxious to reduce the country's dependence on imported foreign oil refined products, intends to build two new refineries in the provinces of Karbala and Missan. The Karbala…

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Jordan Approves Oil Shale Extraction Agreement with British Firm

Oct 08, 2011 at 08:52 | Charles Kennedy

According to a statement from the UK embassy in Amman, the Jordanian government has given formal approval to an agreement signed in March for British company Jordan Energy and Mining…

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Burmese Activists Seek Suspension of Chinese Natgas Pipeline Project

Oct 08, 2011 at 08:51 | Joao Peixe

Following newly elected Burmese President Thein Sein’s decision to halt the Myitsone dam hydroelectric project on the Irrawaddy River, Burmese activists now want him to shelve the $1.5 billion Shwe…

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