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Oct 29, 2012 at 17:41 | John Daly

South Africa, Africa’s largest economy, has a weakness – the massive deficit caused by energy imports.Largely bereft of hydrocarbons, Pretoria relies on imports.Last year, the authoritative…

Will Shale Create Ohio Ghost Towns in 2040?

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Oct 25, 2012 at 17:44 | Daniel J. Graeber

A report released this week from IHS finds unconventional oil and natural gas activity will add as much as $61 billion to federal and state coffers this year. In…

Alberta's Citizens Against Growing Chinese Efforts to Acquire Energy Assets

Alberta's Citizens Against Growing Chinese Efforts to Acquire Energy Assets

Oct 25, 2012 at 17:39 | John Daly

The conservative government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been assiduously touting China as a vast new potential energy market for Canada’s hydrocarbon exports, most notably Alberta’s rising bitumen…

Canada's Dreams of Energy Independence Limited by Lack of Pipelines

Canada's Dreams of Energy Independence Limited by Lack of Pipelines

Oct 22, 2012 at 17:47 | Kurt Cobb

You are not alone if you think it's odd that Canada--the world's ninth largest exporter of crude oil and petroleum products and the main supplier of oil imports to the…

Ukraine's Corruption Plagued Naftogaz Loses Monopoly

Ukraine's Corruption Plagued Naftogaz Loses Monopoly

Oct 19, 2012 at 17:37 | John Daly

Ukraine’s government has had enough of state firm Naftogaz Ukrainy’s scandal ridden business practices and abolished its monopoly on imported gas sales inside the country. The Cabinet of…

Investing in East African Oil and Gas: Going for the (Fragile) Golden Egg

Investing in East African Oil and Gas: Going for the (Fragile) Golden Egg

Oct 19, 2012 at 16:36 | Editorial Dept

As East African nations line up to become the next key oil and gas market, now is the time to enter the game, but beware the pitfalls. Major discoveries are…

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Oilprice.com: The Week in Review - 19/10/2012

Oct 19, 2012 at 12:06 | Jen Alic

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The Alamo II: Texans Up in Arms over TransCanada Land Grab

The Alamo II: Texans Up in Arms over TransCanada Land Grab

Oct 18, 2012 at 18:04 | Jen Alic

Texans are having nightmares of a Niger Delta nature, and while they have always been the friends of Big Oil, TransCanada is changing the rules of the game in a…

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There’s a potentially huge story developing in Tajikistan: Central Asia’s poor cousin may be sitting atop a vast pool of oil and natural gas. Yet, no one in Dushanbe –…

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