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Energy / Energy-General

The Reality of Global Power Demand and Oil Consumption

The Reality of Global Power Demand and Oil Consumption

May 27, 2010 at 15:53 | Robert Bryce

When considering the global energy sector, one of the most difficult tasks is understanding the gargantuan scale of our energy consumption. Talking about scale should be an integral part of…

Chinese Oil Companies Taking Advantage of Energy Consumers

Chinese Oil Companies Taking Advantage of Energy Consumers

May 25, 2010 at 09:26 | Xina Xie

Sometimes, China’s energy policies just make no sense at all. Consider the import and export patterns on oil products. In presumably socialist China, the oil majors PetroChina and Sinopec have…

Britain’s Growing Energy Problems

Britain’s Growing Energy Problems

May 24, 2010 at 08:47 | Energy Tribune

David Cameron, Britain’s new prime minister, may have succeeded in bridging his country’s political power gap, but another looms that could very quickly short-circuit the Tory leader’s grip on national…

The Stealth Shale Gas Company

The Stealth Shale Gas Company

May 22, 2010 at 10:14 | Dave Forest

A lot of companies have been rushing to get into shale oil and gas plays the last few years. But apparently at least one major has been in the business…

Gulf Spill Puts US Energy Bill on Slippery Slope

Gulf Spill Puts US Energy Bill on Slippery Slope

May 21, 2010 at 21:39 | Llewellyn King

With energy, Senate Democrats find themselves between a rock and two hard places. Nonetheless, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., have introduced their climate and energy bill.…

BP Gets Pass From Obama Administration To Potentially Pollute Lake Michigan

BP Gets Pass From Obama Administration To Potentially Pollute Lake Michigan

May 21, 2010 at 08:52 | Wayne Madsen

The Obama administration, already charged with providing political cover for BP in the Gulf of Mexico mega-oil disaster, is also charged with allowing BP to renege on agreements between the…

U.S. Utility Executives Disappointed in Obama’s First Year, Survey Says

U.S. Utility Executives Disappointed in Obama’s First Year, Survey Says

May 19, 2010 at 20:04 | Darrell Delamaide

Four-fifths of energy utility executives in a recent survey said they were dissatisfied with the first year of the Obama administration, citing a lack of tangible and actionable policy and…

EIA’s Energy Outlook for 2010 Reveals Disturbing Figures

EIA’s Energy Outlook for 2010 Reveals Disturbing Figures

May 15, 2010 at 09:02 | Robert Rapier

The Energy Information Administration just released their Annual Energy Outlook for 2010: Annual Energy Outlook 2010 It is about 220 pages long, and therefore I haven’t had a chance…

Environmental Markets at Centre of Chesapeake Clean-Up Plan

Environmental Markets at Centre of Chesapeake Clean-Up Plan

May 14, 2010 at 10:51 | Environmental Finance

In a ground-breaking initiative that could trigger a new era in ecosystem markets, the Obama administration issued an executive order yesterday to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay, the US’s…

American Power Act by Sens. Kerry/Lieberman

American Power Act by Sens. Kerry/Lieberman

May 13, 2010 at 17:20 | Editorial Dept

Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) released their climate and clean-energy legislation yesterday. Sen. Kerry said the bill is essential for the United States to remain globally competitive…

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