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The Next Big Development In Offshore Oil & Gas

The Next Big Development In Offshore Oil & Gas

German tech company Siemens announced…

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US Energy Infrastructure Fails to Keep Pace with Boom

US Energy Infrastructure Fails to Keep Pace with Boom

May 20, 2013 at 16:40 | Jen Alic

America’s energy infrastructure is in dire straits and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has given it a D+ in a “report card” that measures everything from the…

Using Water Pressure at the Bottom of the Ocean to Store Energy

Using Water Pressure at the Bottom of the Ocean to Store Energy

May 17, 2013 at 16:57 | Brian Westenhaus

Norwegian research scientists are now working on the concept of storing electricity at the bottom of the sea. The energy will be stored with the help of high water…

A Perfectly Positioned Company Set to Benefit from North America’s Oil Boom

A Perfectly Positioned Company Set to Benefit from North America’s Oil Boom

May 17, 2013 at 14:31 | Dan Dicker

The most compelling news of the week in the energy world was the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) mid-term report, calling for a ‘supply shock’ from North America’s increasing oil supply.

This Week in Energy: The Natural Gas Games Begin

This Week in Energy: The Natural Gas Games Begin

May 17, 2013 at 10:46 | James Stafford

Let the natural gas export games begin; acronymic US oil and gas forecasts intended to shock and awe; a decisively bad turn for the petro-politics conflict in Syria; and a…

Do Humans and Energy have the Same Relationship as Predators and Prey?

Do Humans and Energy have the Same Relationship as Predators and Prey?

May 16, 2013 at 17:10 | Gail Tverberg

Humans live in equilibrium with other species in a finite world. In such a world, there is never really a Steady State. Instead, there is a constant ebb and flow. …

Brazil’s Petrobras Sells $11 Billion in Debt Bonds

Brazil’s Petrobras Sells $11 Billion in Debt Bonds

May 15, 2013 at 16:55 | John Daly

In 2001 Jim O'Neill, then Goldman Sachs head of global economic research and commodities and strategy research, coined an acronym that has increasingly come to dominate the last decade in…

U.S. Energy Independence Weakens its Power

U.S. Energy Independence Weakens its Power

May 15, 2013 at 16:50 | Daniel J. Graeber

The United States needs to make some decisions on how to capitalize on its surging oil production. Crude oil exports, except under certain circumstances, were banned in 1979 in response…

As its Hydrocarbon Resources Deplete, Norway Must Diversify its Economic Outlook

As its Hydrocarbon Resources Deplete, Norway Must Diversify its Economic Outlook

May 14, 2013 at 17:17 | Geopolitical Monitor

Norway has always been known as a stable welfare state, with hydrocarbon wealth allowing for generous socio-economic benefits. Although recent debate has seen a call within Norwegian politics for…

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Gambling on Lebanon’s High-Stakes Oil & Gas

Gambling on Lebanon’s High-Stakes Oil & Gas

May 13, 2013 at 17:06 | Jen Alic

With its first-ever bidding round for offshore oil and gas exploration blocks opened as of 1 May and licensing scheduled for November, Lebanon is now initially estimating that its Levant…

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