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Looking for Energy Babies Thrown Out With the Bathwater

Jun 23, 2010 at 08:31 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

The great game among hedge funds now is to find the babies that have been thrown out with the bathwater because of the Gulf oil spill disaster. The halving of…

Why the Deepwater Horizon Commission Will be Operating in the Dark

Jun 22, 2010 at 20:07 | Geoffrey Styles

Amid the other news this week, including the President's address to the nation on the Gulf Coast oil disaster and his meeting with BP officials yesterday, the announcement on

Why Energy Independence has Eluded the U.S.

Jun 22, 2010 at 18:46 | Robert Rapier

I have noted before that every president since Nixon has talked about the need to get the United States off of foreign oil and moving toward energy independence. Jon Stewart…

A Bankrupt BP - Worse For The Financial World Than Lehman Brothers?

Jun 22, 2010 at 13:29 | JSMineset

The BP crisis in the Gulf of Mexico has rightfully been analysed (mostly) from the ecological perspective. People’s lives and livelihoods are in grave danger. But that focus has equally…

Obama Administration Knew About Deepwater Horizon 35,000 Feet Well Bore

Jun 22, 2010 at 12:15 | Wayne Madsen

President Obama and Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, and Defense Secretary Robert Gates were informed that BP would drill an unprecedented 35,000 feet well bore…

Oil Patch Gossip About BP

Jun 21, 2010 at 22:05 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Over the years, I have invested so much time wildcatting in the oil patch that I will never be wanting for great steaks at Nick & Sam's in Dallas, skyboxes…

China’s Oil Shipping Fears Could Present an Opportunity for Energy Investors

Jun 21, 2010 at 14:26 | Dave Forest

China is a force to be reckoned with in the international oil market. It is today the world's second-largest oil consumer, after the mighty U.S. And an increasing amount of China's…

The BP Blowout - Part 2

Jun 16, 2010 at 11:49 | Allen Gilmer

Below is the TransOcean rig data on the wellbore from two hours out until blowout. This from what was filed with the US government investigators. So what does it…

Will Obama Force BP into Bankruptcy?

Jun 15, 2010 at 12:49 | Business Insider

BP is already down and out, but President Obama has the power to force the petroleum company into bankruptcy once and for all. An article published in the New York…

The Growing Problem of Oil Theft in China

Jun 11, 2010 at 12:56 | Xina Xie

China may be leaking more oil and gas from its pipeline network than any country in the world, much of it because of criminal activity. Currently, China has a trunk…

Obama Suspends Offshore Drilling Permits Following Gulf Spill

Jun 03, 2010 at 17:25 | Geoffrey Styles

I suppose it was inevitable that we would arrive at the moment in the ongoing oil spill crisis at which the baby would be thrown out with the bath. That…

BP’s Continued Existence Seen Coming Under Threat as Gulf Oil Spill Continues

Jun 02, 2010 at 08:14 | Darrell Delamaide

The continued failure of BP’s efforts to stop the Gulf oil spill and mounting political pressure are putting the very future of the British-based oil giant in question. BP shares…

Tajikistan Energy Opportunities - An Interview with Tajikistan’s Ambassador to the United States

May 31, 2010 at 05:19 | Editorial Dept

On 26 May, Tajikistan's Ambassador to the United States Abdujabbor Shirinov spoke openly about the energy and water shortages impacting the region, joint collaboration between Tajikistan and Afghanistan, the construction…

A Snapshot of the Global Oil Market: The Good and the Bad

May 30, 2010 at 16:17 | Dave Forest

JODI is the Joint Oil Data Initiative. A project run by the International Energy Agency and a consortium of partners, collecting data on oil demand and supply around the world.…

Global Firms Ramping up Climate Spending

May 29, 2010 at 04:12 | Environmental Finance

Seventy percent of global executives plan to increase investment in climate initiatives over the next two years, according to an Ernst & Young survey. Out of the 300 executives surveyed…

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

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

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

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

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.…

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