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Hapless Alberta Takes Action As Oil Prices Crash

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Top 10 New Energy Technologies of 2012

Dec 18, 2012 at 16:55 | Energy Digital

Without a doubt, the most exciting part about covering the happenings in the energy world has little to do with the industry's ills. It's easy to get caught up in…

Should the Earth be a Sun?

Should the Earth be a Sun?

Dec 18, 2012 at 16:46 | Barry Stevens

Several years ago, the University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) Maverick Lecture Series featured one of America's most-famous and most-beloved astronauts, Sally Ride.  With much sadness, Sally, at 61, lost…

Why the Fossil Fuel Revolution Prevented the World from Starving

Why the Fossil Fuel Revolution Prevented the World from Starving

Dec 14, 2012 at 16:29 | Gail Tverberg

Most of us have heard that Thomas Malthus made a forecast in 1798 that the world would run short of food, and that great famine would result. But most…

Our Energy Future: Three Themes from Exxon's Energy Outlook for 2040

Our Energy Future: Three Themes from Exxon's Energy Outlook for 2040

Dec 14, 2012 at 16:12 | Matt Smith

Earlier this week, Exxon Mobil released a report called ‘The Outlook For Energy: A View to 2040‘. Such reports are always great for identifying trends, once you accept the…

OPEC Makes Way for Non-members

OPEC Makes Way for Non-members

Dec 13, 2012 at 17:17 | Daniel J. Graeber

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries expressed concern over the fragile state of the global economy during their most recent meeting in Vienna. Ministers there said there was uncertainty moving…

The World Cannot Afford Exxon's Outlook for the Future

The World Cannot Afford Exxon's Outlook for the Future

Dec 13, 2012 at 16:58 | Climate Progress

ExxonMobil recently issued its latest global energy projections in a report called the “2013 Outlook for Energy: a view to 2040.”The report (pdf) is chock full of…

The Top 5 Oil & Gas Plays for 2012

The Top 5 Oil & Gas Plays for 2012

Dec 12, 2012 at 17:12 | Jen Alic

2012 has been a stellar year for oil and gas. From East Africa to North America, new technology, major new discoveries, an unparalleled appetite for exploration and a metamorphosing perception…

New Report Could Effect Huge Change in the Pipeline Industry

New Report Could Effect Huge Change in the Pipeline Industry

Dec 12, 2012 at 17:10 | Keith Schaefer

How are leaks detected on today's oil and gas pipelines?Often times they're found – not by the owners and operators of the pipelines – but by complaining landowners…

Politicized Muslim Brotherhood Could Unite the Islamic World

Politicized Muslim Brotherhood Could Unite the Islamic World

Dec 12, 2012 at 17:07 | Felix Imonti

A new politicized Islamic force is emerging from Egypt.  If it can survive these early days, the Middle East and beyond will have to deal with a new ideology.

High Energy Use Families Face UK Government Intervention

High Energy Use Families Face UK Government Intervention

Dec 11, 2012 at 16:48 | Peter McCusker

The UK Government’s drive to green the nation’s energy profile as outlined in the recent Energy Bill will not be achieved through supply side changes only.The shift from…

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