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Canada Tries to Outmaneuver Pipeline Opponents

Jun 28, 2013 at 17:27 | Daniel J. Graeber

Canada's government last week proposed new fines and regulations for major crude oil pipelines in the country. Canada is among the world leaders in terms of oil production and needs…

Chevron’s Permian Deal with Cimarex Lines up Infrastructure

Chevron’s Permian Deal with Cimarex Lines up Infrastructure

Jun 28, 2013 at 17:20 | Jen Alic

Chevron USA Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, has inked a deal with Cimarex Energy Co. in the Permian Basin, giving the supergiant access to infrastructure to boost the…

Why Now is a Great Time to be Getting Into Oil Stocks

Why Now is a Great Time to be Getting Into Oil Stocks

Jun 28, 2013 at 17:06 | Dan Dicker

This week’s market action seemed to prove two very old trader’s axioms – ONE – the market will do precisely what will cause the most people the most pain and…

Evolving in the Deep: The Ultra Drill Ship

Evolving in the Deep: The Ultra Drill Ship

Jun 28, 2013 at 17:02 | James Stafford

The bulk of new discoveries we’ve been hearing about over the past couple of years—at least the big ones—are offshore, many of them in ultra-deep waters. Shallow discoveries are fewer…

OIL & GAS DEVELOPMENT ALERTS – Amazon Oil Auction

OIL & GAS DEVELOPMENT ALERTS – Amazon Oil Auction

Jun 28, 2013 at 16:01 | Editorial Dept

Peru Prepares for Amazon Oil AuctionPeru is preparing to auction off 26 oil concessions in the Amazon region after holding consultations with indigenous groups. The Peruvian government is…

POLITICAL, SECURITY ALERTS – Statoil to form Anti-Terror Ops

POLITICAL, SECURITY ALERTS – Statoil to form Anti-Terror Ops

Jun 28, 2013 at 15:08 | Editorial Dept

Uncertainty Rises in LebanonSpillover from the conflict in Syria has entered a new phase in Lebanon, and we are increasingly concerned that the country will become embroiled in…

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This Week in Energy: Why Now is a Great Time to be Getting into Oil Stocks

Jun 28, 2013 at 13:49 | James Stafford

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Duke University Study Links Fracking to Ground Water Contamination

Duke University Study Links Fracking to Ground Water Contamination

Jun 26, 2013 at 16:47 | John Daly

The process of hydraulic fracturing of deep underground shale rock to release its entombed natural gas for exploitation in the past decade has become a major element in U.S. energy…

Not Darkest Africa, but Darkest Nigeria - 120 Million Without Electricity

Not Darkest Africa, but Darkest Nigeria - 120 Million Without Electricity

Jun 24, 2013 at 16:52 | John Daly

Nigeria’s population of over 160 million people and the country’s large industrial concerns share a mere 6 gigawatts of electricity. The U.S. government’s Energy Information Agency drily notes, “Nigeria…

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Energy Companies Entering War on Terror

Jun 21, 2013 at 17:16 | Daniel J. Graeber

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