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Spain To Consider Fracking Following Canary Islands Failure

Spain To Consider Fracking Following Canary Islands Failure

Jan 20, 2015 at 16:29 | Nick Cunningham

A highly controversial oil project that Spain’s national government had pinned its hopes on was just cancelled. Spanish oil giant Repsol has decided to call off drilling near the Canary…

Corruption Scandal Threatens Brazilian Oil Developments

Corruption Scandal Threatens Brazilian Oil Developments

Jan 20, 2015 at 15:57 | Global Risk Insights

Petrobras looked like a model for transparency in the energy sector and, with a recent discovery of large offshore deposits, was poised to make Brazil a regional energy superpower. However,…

Next Wave Of North Sea Oil Could Deliver A Billion Barrels

Next Wave Of North Sea Oil Could Deliver A Billion Barrels

Jan 20, 2015 at 15:47 | Steve Brown

The development of heavy oil in the UK goes back further than most people realize. All the way back to 1787, in fact. That was when miners struck a spring…

Keystone XL Pipeline: Why The Big Fuss?

Keystone XL Pipeline: Why The Big Fuss?

Jan 19, 2015 at 14:01 | Euan Mearns

Lobbyists are mobilizing to advance it. Environmentalists are mobilizing to stop it. The newly-elected Republican House has already voted to approve it. So has the newly elected Republican Senate. Obama…

Oil Industry Withdraws From High Cost Areas

Oil Industry Withdraws From High Cost Areas

Jan 16, 2015 at 16:45 | Nick Cunningham

The oil industry is pulling back from some marginal areas of operation, slashing jobs and spending, and retrenching in the face of the ongoing slump in oil markets. Signs of…

Bakken Data Continues To Confound

Bakken Data Continues To Confound

Jan 16, 2015 at 15:52 | Ron Patterson

The North Dakota Industrial Commission is out with the Bakken November Production Data and the North Dakota Production Data.Bakken production…

Bottom Fishing In Oil’s Stormy Seas

Bottom Fishing In Oil’s Stormy Seas

Jan 16, 2015 at 13:12 | Dan Dicker

Calling a bottom in oil is a fool’s errand. What’s more important here is in trying to gauge how oil will trade AFTER it finds a bottom. And that isn’t…

Averaging May Be Worth A Shot Right Now

Averaging May Be Worth A Shot Right Now

Jan 16, 2015 at 13:09 | Martin Tillier

I have said in past weeks that I believe the mid-40s would provide support for WTI prices, and so far that has been the case. There has hardly been a…

Egypt Tries To Make An Energy Comeback

Egypt Tries To Make An Energy Comeback

Jan 16, 2015 at 13:04 | Editorial Dept

Egypt sits at a strategic crossroads, positioned between Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. From the Roman era right up through the 20th century, control for Egypt has been the…

Low Oil Prices Compounding Problems At Petrobras

Low Oil Prices Compounding Problems At Petrobras

Jan 15, 2015 at 16:38 | Nick Cunningham

As oil companies around the world scramble to slash capital expenditures amid falling oil prices, Brazil’s major oil company is being assaulted on multiple fronts. Already the most-indebted and least…

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