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North Korean Oil Smugglers Elude U.S. Military

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Utica Shale: Wading Through the Hype

Utica Shale: Wading Through the Hype

Jun 21, 2013 at 14:01 | Editorial Dept

It’s hard to get a handle on the Utica shale, and whether it’s an amazing success or a horrible disappointment—this is a matter of perspective. But give us a chance…

DISCOVERY & DEVELOPMENT ALERTS

DISCOVERY & DEVELOPMENT ALERTS

Jun 21, 2013 at 13:51 | Editorial Dept

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REGULATORY ALERTS

REGULATORY ALERTS

Jun 21, 2013 at 13:49 | Editorial Dept

Norway Sticks to Gas Pipeline Tariff Cut Officials in Norway have indicated that they will go ahead with a controversial plan to cut tariffs on gas pipelines by up to…

Bad News for the Anti-Fracking Crowd

Bad News for the Anti-Fracking Crowd

Jun 19, 2013 at 16:57 | Brian Westenhaus

Hydraulic fracking has been studied with a published paper showing the energy return on investment (aka EROI) with a total input energy compared with the energy in natural gas…

Rumors of OPEC's Demise Exaggerated

Rumors of OPEC's Demise Exaggerated

Jun 17, 2013 at 17:13 | Daniel J. Graeber

A mixed picture is starting to emerge from the Middle East in terms of oil production. Several members of the 12-member OPEC oil cartel are embroiled in turmoil or struggling…

Liquid Fuel Consumption is Unlikely to Fall While it is Still Subsidised

Liquid Fuel Consumption is Unlikely to Fall While it is Still Subsidised

Jun 14, 2013 at 17:01 | Dave Summers

The EIA has noted, in This Week in Petroleum that, for the first time, the sum of Non-OECD country demand contributed more than half to the total of liquid…

A Counterintuitive Stock Pick in the Mississippi Lime

A Counterintuitive Stock Pick in the Mississippi Lime

Jun 14, 2013 at 15:46 | James Stafford

We try to be counterintuitive when we look for tips for our Premium readers. We try to think outside the box. With that in mind, this week we have a…

Weekly Energy Review: North Dakota Revels in Record Growth Thanks to Oil

Weekly Energy Review: North Dakota Revels in Record Growth Thanks to Oil

Jun 14, 2013 at 11:14 | James Stafford

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Shale, Gales, and Tipping the Scales

Shale, Gales, and Tipping the Scales

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