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Daniel J. Graeber

Daniel J. Graeber

Contributor since: 18 Jan 2012


Daniel Graeber is a writer and political analyst based in Michigan. His work on matters related to the geopolitical aspects of the global energy sector, as well as Iraq and broader Middle East developments, has been featured extensively with United Press International (UPI) as well as foreign media outlets. His academic contributions include an assessment of the U.S. doctrine of containment. He also teaches media literacy courses at Grand Valley State University.

You can follow him on Twitter @dan_graeber

Latest articles from Daniel

  • Canada Embracing Climate Control Measures to Support Oil Sector

    Published 20 April 2014 | viewed 471 times

    Environmental advocacy groups put Canadian oil sands on the same footing as a weapon of mass destruction. With limited trade options on hand, provincial leaders…

  • Putin is Losing Eastern European Energy Gamble

    Published 17 April 2014 | viewed 3,407 times

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said he doesn't think the European community can do without the natural gas it gets from energy monopoly Gazprom.  With a…

  • Private Sector Driving U.S. Wind Market Forward

    Published 16 April 2014 | viewed 1,430 times

    The onshore wind energy sector is booming in the United States, where there's enough of the renewable resource on hand to meet the annual demands…

  • Why Angola may be the next OPEC Darling

    Published 15 April 2014 | viewed 1,827 times

    French energy company Total said it was sinking $16 billion into oil projects off the coast of Angola. The French major is following the bread…

  • U.S. Gas Prices Rise, but not because of Global Factors

    Published 14 April 2014 | viewed 2,662 times

    Global energy markets are jostling between the return of Libyan crude oil and lingering tensions over Ukraine. It's domestic supply and demand issues, however, that…

  • Eastern Europe has Nothing on Asian Energy Markets

    Published 13 April 2014 | viewed 1,279 times

    Economic development in the Eurozone is gaining ground, though any recovery there will be tepid. With North America relying less on foreign imports, energy investors…

  • Iran Expanding Presence on International Oil Stage

    Published 10 April 2014 | viewed 1,587 times

    Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said oil production from the Islamic republic could increase even with harsh economic sanctions in place. In late December, Tehran…

  • North American Oil Glut to Keep Prices Low, IMF says

    Published 09 April 2014 | viewed 2,403 times

    The International Monetary Fund said global crude oil prices have been relatively lower because of the growth in oil supply from North America. With U.S.…

  • U.S. Oil Boom Makes Gas Cheaper, but not by Much

    Published 07 April 2014 | viewed 2,132 times

    Crude oil sourced in the United States is cheaper and therefore means less pain at the pump for American drivers. When adjusted for inflation, however,…

  • Safety Issues May Curb Oil-by-Rail Potential

    Published 06 April 2014 | viewed 1,442 times

    A lack of pipeline infrastructure in Northern Plains states is unlikely to slow oil production, analysis finds. The sector could be constrained, however, amid national…

  • U.S. Shale Means Cheap Coal for British Economy

    Published 03 April 2014 | viewed 2,401 times

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday his government would do what it could to help the country's largest coal producer, U.K. Coal, stay afloat.…

  • What Happens After the Boom?

    Published 02 April 2014 | viewed 2,545 times

    Net U.S. imports of energy in 2013 were at their lowest level in more than 20 years because of domestic oil and gas production from…

  • Spring Fever Could Lead to Increase in Gas Demand

    Published 31 March 2014 | viewed 1,590 times

    The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline for Monday is the highest it's been since Sept. 11. Demand may increase along…

  • U.S. Taking on More Saudi Oil despite Shale Glut

    Published 30 March 2014 | viewed 2,171 times

    The U.S. Energy Department said imports from OPEC increased year-on-year, with Saudi Arabia accounting for the bulk of additional oil. While oil production from the…

  • Myanmar Close, but not Quite, Ready for Prime Time

    Published 27 March 2014 | viewed 1,408 times

    Energy majors from Norway's Statoil to BG Group are among the first to get the chance to explore frontier prospects off the coast of Myanmar.…

  • Obama Hops on LNG Train, but is that Train Even Leaving?

    Published 26 March 2014 | viewed 2,043 times

    U.S. President Barack Obama said a trans-Atlantic trade deal under review could help break Russia's grip on the region's energy sector. New LNG leeway in…

  • U.S. Gas Prices May Fluctuate if Canadian Bottleneck Eases

    Published 24 March 2014 | viewed 2,229 times

    Canadian oil producers may get a better price for crude in the overseas markets because of the glut of oil in the North American market.…

  • Threats to European Energy Sector Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

    Published 23 March 2014 | viewed 1,492 times

    Beneath the din of the Western furor over the Russian annexation of Crimea, BP announced it awarded more than $800 million in contracts for the…

  • Is it Time To Forget About Libyan Oil?

    Published 20 March 2014 | viewed 2,037 times

    German energy company Wintershall said last week it was optimistic about the prospects of a return to Libya. Tripoli, however, is once again asking for…

  • BP Return to Gulf of Mexico Marks U.S. Energy Sea Change

    Published 20 March 2014 | viewed 1,430 times

    British energy company BP on Wednesday won its first bids on acreage in the Gulf of Mexico in nearly four years. Next month marks the…