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ISIS Attacks An Israeli-Egyptian Pipeline

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Liberia Moves to Allow Foreign Oil and Gas Exploration

Sep 09, 2010 at 22:04 | Charles Kennedy

For the first time since it gained independence over a century and a half ago, Liberia has struck an agreement with a foreign company for the exploration of crude oil…

Energy Policies and Security

Sep 09, 2010 at 09:58 | Open Democracy

It has become popular to talk about climate change policy in terms of energy security. Rather than saying we need more renewables, efficient building and public transport to meet climate…

Gazprom Natural Gas Deal Puts the Future of Nabucco in Doubt

Sep 08, 2010 at 08:20 | Shahin Abbasov

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s September 2-3 visit to Azerbaijan yielded a big energy deal, as the Russian state-controlled conglomerate Gazprom secured an agreement to The pact between Gazprom and the…

The Bitter Facts of Pollution

Sep 08, 2010 at 08:09 | Andy Soos

America has been getting rid of its industrial base and as a result pollution will tend to decrease in America. Where does it all go? Other countries should know the…

Using Thorium to Satisfy Worldwide Energy Needs

Sep 02, 2010 at 11:18 | Al Fin

"Once you start looking more closely, it blows your mind away. You can run civilisation on thorium for hundreds of thousands of years, and it’s essentially free. You don’t have…

Energy Storage could become a $35 Billion Business by 2020

Sep 01, 2010 at 10:46 | Green energy Reporter

Energy storage could become a $35 billion business by 2020, bolstered by more wind and solar farms coming online as well as the roll out of  plug-in hybrid and electric…

What Effect Would Unlimited Liability Have on Offshore Drilling?

Aug 04, 2010 at 09:44 | The Oil Drum

Last Friday, the US House of Representatives passed legislation that would remove the $75 million liability cap on economic damages incurred by offshore drilling activities by oil companies. The US…

Life on Earth Can Survive Without the Sun’s Energy

Aug 03, 2010 at 10:55 | Al Fin

We like to say that life on Earth could not survive without the sun, but that isn't actually true. Without the sun the surface of the planet would freeze down…

Fossil Fuel Subsidies 10x Renewables Support

Aug 01, 2010 at 10:55 | Jess McCabe

Worldwide renewable power and biofuels received $43 billion-46 billion in subsidies last year, only a fraction of the government subsidies for fossil fuels, according to preliminary figures from Bloomberg New…

Middle East Oil Producers Might Consider BP Investment – to Diversify

Jul 28, 2010 at 05:41 | Darrell Delamaide

With BP poised to move on from the Gulf oil spill with a new chief executive, the beleaguered London-based company might look attractive to Middle East sovereign wealth funds after…

A World Without Petroleum

Jul 27, 2010 at 04:52 | Brian Westenhaus

Occidental Petroleum is running a very clever and funny ad supporting and informing about what petroleum is used for as well as natural gas, gasoline and diesel. As you’ve…

U.S. Activists, Lawmakers Seek Renewable Standard in Slimmed-Down Energy Bill

Jul 27, 2010 at 04:09 | Darrell Delamaide

After Senate leaders last week ruled out a comprehensive energy bill with a cap-and-trade regime, climate legislation activists are now pushing for the consolation prize of a national renewable energy…

The Hunt for Dark Energy

Jul 26, 2010 at 03:37 | Brian Westenhaus

It’s out there, or so they say in the cosmic physics community.  There is a mysterious “dark energy” believed to constitute nearly three-fourths of the mass and energy of the…

Energy Ministers Agree on 10 Clean Energy Initiatives

Jul 22, 2010 at 03:54 | Darrell Delamaide

Two dozen countries that account for 80% of global energy consumption reached agreements on a series of 10 clean energy initiatives that will eliminate the need to build 500 new…

Securing Uganda’s Oil Industry Urged But Repeat Terrorist Attacks Seen As Slim

Jul 21, 2010 at 08:26 | Fawzia Sheikh

Although the Ugandan government can boost the security of its fledgling oil industry from future terrorist attacks that may scare away certain investors, Africa analysts doubt violence replicating the twin…

How The Next Major Uranium Discovery Will Be Found

Jul 21, 2010 at 08:21 | Dave Forest

Yesterday, we went through the basics of unconformity-hosted uranium deposits. And why these are the big prize for the uranium industry. And yet, despite decades of study, we've still only…

China Has Replaced U.S. As Biggest Energy Consumer, IEA Says

Jul 20, 2010 at 03:49 | Darrell Delamaide

China has overtaken the U.S. as the world’s biggest consumer of energy in the most tangible evidence yet of the coming dominance of the Chinese economy. According to data from…

Uranium’s Big Prize

Jul 20, 2010 at 03:32 | Dave Forest

Sixteen hours on airplanes yesterday gave me the chance to finish reviewing a lot of uranium material. (For those of you finding the uranium theme long-in-the-tooth, we will get back…

Cautious Obama is Hurting Future Oil and Electricity Supply

Jul 15, 2010 at 14:28 | Llewellyn King

From somewhere--inside the White House or the Department of Energy--President Obama is getting some pretty awful advice. It's bad enough that he's been persuaded that there's a Nirvana Land of…

U.S. Government Finally Grants BP Permission to Begin Well Integrity Test

Jul 15, 2010 at 04:24 | Al Fin

For almost 2 days, the US government has withheld final permission for BP to go ahead with crucial but risky pressure testing at the Macondo wellhead. The new sealing cap…

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