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EIA Forecasts Continued Decline In U.S. Shale Oil Output

EIA Forecasts Continued Decline In U.S. Shale Oil Output

The Energy Information Administration has…

Energy / Energy-General

An Obvious Play in Canada’s Torquay region

Jun 06, 2014 at 16:55 | Dan Dicker

It has been the continued strength of the crude oil market, through the very bearish (and wrong) predictions of most of the major wirehouse analysts that has informed most of…

Picks, Pans & Shovels Part 2: A New Listing To Buy & Hold

Jun 06, 2014 at 16:53 | Martin Tillier

Last week, with reference to solar power, I outlined the basic reasons to invest in those that supply an industry rather than specific individual companies. The logic is obvious. Investing…

Global Energy Advisory – 6th June 2014

Jun 06, 2014 at 16:36 | Editorial Dept

Oil and Gas FlashpointsSince fighting broke out in South Sudan in December 2013, oil production has fallen by at least one-third, with officials now giving us a closer…

Using Technical Analysis to Identify Valid Buying Opportunities

Jun 06, 2014 at 16:26 | Jim Hyerczyk

If you’re working a value-focused oil stock portfolio, it may be easy to find several services that offer a fundamental view of this type of stock. When looking at the…

This Week in Energy… Beating the Dead Horse That is Coal

Jun 06, 2014 at 14:30 | James Stafford

Though there is a ‘coup’ underway in Libya and the geopolitical crisis over Ukraine continues to intensify, the drama of the week focuses on the fate of coal and new…

Here Are The World’s Five Most Important Oil Fields

Jun 05, 2014 at 17:27 | Nick Cunningham

Much has been made about the role that hydraulic fracturing – or fracking -- has played in revolutionizing the energy landscape, unlocking vast new reserves of oil trapped in shale…

China to Car Buyers: Electric Or Bust

Jun 05, 2014 at 17:19 | Ky Krauthamer

Five years ago, China raised the ante in the clean-car game when it announced production increases of hybrid and all-electric vehicles and a goal of becoming a leading global…

Shale Oil and Gas the Latest Energy Frontier for South America

Jun 05, 2014 at 16:49 | Alexis Arthur

South America has become a target for shale speculation in the Western Hemisphere, thanks largely to the immense unconventional resources in Argentina. Sitting atop the world’s second largest shale gas…

Canadian Oil sands Are Filthy, But Canada Doesn’t Care

Jun 05, 2014 at 16:24 | Andrew Topf

Another celebrity has slammed the oil sands of Canada, the heartland of the country’s hydrocarbon industry. This time, it was Archbishop Desmond Tutu, global champion of the oppressed…

Obama’s Climate Plan Is Leaking Methane

Jun 04, 2014 at 17:11 | Nick Cunningham

The Environmental Protection Agency’s new regulations aimed at reducing carbon emissions by 30 percent will no doubt lead to a cleaner economy. But the road there will be paved…

Why Shale Saves The Day This Hurricane Season

Jun 04, 2014 at 16:59 | Daniel J. Graeber

June 1 marked the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. When Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, more than half the oil production in the Gulf of Mexico was shut down.…

Anti Economic Growth - Keeping The Poor Poor

Jun 04, 2014 at 16:49 | Breakthrough Institute

Against Anti-Growth EnvironmentalismWhen environmentalists come out against economic growth – Bill McKibben called growth “the one big habit we finally must break” – they often are referring to…

CNPC Deal Becomes Russia’s Gateway to Asian Gas Market

Jun 04, 2014 at 16:39 | Igor Alexeev

The recent deal between China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Russian energy company Gazprom has the potential to counterbalance U.S. energy sanctions and broaden Russia’s energy options in Eurasia. The…

China Leads From The Shadows

Jun 03, 2014 at 17:22 | Felix Imonti

While the West tries to preserve the power and the glory of another time, the people with the plans and the determination to reshape the world are in Beijing and…

The MLP Parity Act is a No-Brainer for Renewable Energy

Jun 03, 2014 at 16:39 | Robert Rapier

Introduction to MLPSA Master Limited Partnership (MLP) is a publicly traded partnership with a tax structure that enables it to attract low-cost capital. The main attraction of an…

Oil Prices Likely To Rise Without More Middle East Investment

Jun 03, 2014 at 16:28 | Nick Cunningham

If the Middle East fails to invest adequately in its oil fields, global oil prices could spike by an additional $15 per barrel in the 2020s. That comes from the…

Expect Potentially Pivotal Shift in Libyan Situation

Jun 03, 2014 at 16:09 | Defense and Foreign Affairs

Primary sources in Benghazi, Libya, inform that an invitation is being sent by the leadership of the Senussiyyah movement — the biggest Muslim sect in Libya — to the leaders…

Russia Extends Ukraine’s Gas Payment Deadline, Easing Tensions For Now

Jun 02, 2014 at 17:16 | Nick Cunningham

Gazprom has agreed to grant the Ukrainian government a six-day extension on its multi-billion dollar natural gas bill after Kiev agreed to a partial payment on May 30. Russia had…

As EPA Launches War On Emissions, U.S. Plays Catch Up With Europe On Renewables

Jun 02, 2014 at 17:08 | Daniel J. Graeber

The United States is behind the curve when it comes to the percentage of renewable energy resources on its national grid. And with domestic oil and natural gas production increasing,…

The Questionable Staying Power Of The U.S. Shale Boom

Jun 02, 2014 at 17:01 | Dajahi Wiley

Between 2008 and 2013, U.S. oil production surged by 64 percent. U.S. natural gas production increased by 42 percent between 2005 and 2013. Both increases were driven by the…

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