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The No.1 Pitfall For Oil Prices

The No.1 Pitfall For Oil Prices

There are a plethora of…

IEA Asks Majors Oil Producers To Boost Production

IEA Asks Majors Oil Producers To Boost Production

IEA director Fatih Birol called…

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How Effective are Anti-Oil Protests?

How Effective are Anti-Oil Protests?

Nov 19, 2013 at 17:23 | Daniel J. Graeber

A Russian court granted bail Monday to two of the 30 people arrested when activists with Greenpeace tried to climb the Arctic-class ice-resistant Prirazlomnaya oil rig deployed in the Pechora…

China Gobbles Up Assets in Latin America

China Gobbles Up Assets in Latin America

Nov 18, 2013 at 17:37 | Charles Kennedy

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has agreed to purchase $2.6 billion in Peruvian gas assets from Brazil’s debt-strapped state-run oil company Petrobras as China works fast to increase its Latin…

What Happens after the U.S. Oil Boom Goes Bust?

What Happens after the U.S. Oil Boom Goes Bust?

Nov 15, 2013 at 18:06 | Daniel J. Graeber

The Bakken crude oil formation spread out over North Dakota and Montana should give up more than 1 million barrels of oil per day next month. North Dakota is already…

World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production

World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production

Nov 12, 2013 at 17:23 | Nick Cunningham

Oil prices will only rise moderately over the next 20 years according to estimates from the International Energy Agency. The IEA released the 2013 edition of its much-anticipated World…

The Battle between Oil Sands and the Environment

The Battle between Oil Sands and the Environment

Nov 12, 2013 at 17:13 | Robert Rapier

I spent the past week in the heart of the Athabasca oil sands in Fort McMurray, Alberta. I was there as a guest of the Canadian government, which hosts annual…

Libya's Oil May be its Downfall

Libya's Oil May be its Downfall

Nov 11, 2013 at 17:35 | Daniel J. Graeber

The self-declared government of Cyrenaica, a district in eastern Libya, said it established its own oil company that's ready to put crude oil on the international market. Libya since Moammar…

Serious Oil Problems Uncovered in Nigeria

Serious Oil Problems Uncovered in Nigeria

Nov 08, 2013 at 17:39 | Daniel J. Graeber

A report last week from Amnesty International said energy companies operating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region weren't entirely up front about what's causing the "hundreds" of spills reported every…

Anadarko Begins Production in Algeria’s Field of Dreams

Anadarko Begins Production in Algeria’s Field of Dreams

Nov 01, 2013 at 18:28 | Joao Peixe

US oil company Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has officially launched production in Algeria’s Illizi Province, with plans to produce 146,000 barrels per day in partnership with Algerian state-run Sonatrach.

It’s Time to Buy Refining Stocks

It’s Time to Buy Refining Stocks

Nov 01, 2013 at 17:28 | Dan Dicker

The refiners have been a very ‘feast or famine’ trade group that I have been wary of playing.  But with widening Brent-WTI spreads, along with the collapses of other benchmarks…

Lebanon’s Oil Future on Hold

Lebanon’s Oil Future on Hold

Nov 01, 2013 at 17:24 | Editorial Dept

We want to take another look at what’s going on in Lebanon--in terms of the spillover of the conflict in Syria, the meddling of external actors, and the internal political…

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