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Ten Steps to a Faster Energy Transition

Ten Steps to a Faster Energy Transition

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Energy / Energy-General

Is the Political Fight Over Keystone XL Over?

May 09, 2014 at 16:05 | Daniel J. Graeber

A bill passed in a House energy committee aims to amend the rules for cross-border energy projects, suggesting the political fight over Keystone XL is over.The House Energy…

Europe’s Case Against Gazprom Will Damage Russian Influence

May 09, 2014 at 14:54 | Nick Cunningham

As Russian President Vladimir Putin tries to maintain its grip over Eastern Europe with its vast web of natural gas pipelines, one small European country gained a bit of leverage…

Fast Destruction and Slow Reconstruction

May 09, 2014 at 14:22 | Dave Summers

Underlying many of the projections of future energy supply that are now being made there are, as mentioned earlier, a lot of assumptions that are beginning to appear more questionable…

Earnings Season Proves How Smart We Are And Suggests A Long Term Investment

May 09, 2014 at 13:07 | Editorial Dept

If you need proof that you, as an energy investor, are a smart cookie, it seems you need look no further than this season’s US corporate earnings that have unfolded…

Mexico Opens up Shale and Deepwater – Who Will Get There First?

May 09, 2014 at 12:51 | Editorial Dept

On April 30 the Mexican government published a series of proposed laws that will govern how the newly opened oil industry will work. It was an important step for Mexican…

Global Energy Advisory – 9th May 2014

May 09, 2014 at 12:40 | Editorial Dept

Regulatory IntelligenceChanges in South Africa’s petroleum law give the state a 20% stake in new ventures, prompting US oil and gas explorer Anadarko Petroleum to halt spending on…

This Week in Energy: What Does Russia Really Want?

May 09, 2014 at 12:29 | James Stafford

As Ukraine continues the downward descent into violent crisis this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to baffle the world’s leaders. On 7 May, Putin spoke publicly about Ukraine,…

U.S. on Sidelines in South China Sea Standoff

May 08, 2014 at 14:44 | Nick Cunningham

Vietnam and China are engaged in a heated standoff in the South China Sea, with both sides thus far unwilling to back down. The problem started earlier this week when…

Can Rail Rebound From Rough Winter With New Oil Rules?

May 08, 2014 at 14:38 | Daniel J. Graeber

Railroad companies fared well last year as the U.S. economy expanded, though how quickly they're able to adapt to transportation rules for oil delivery may determine how well they steam…

Should India Dive into the Shale Boom?

May 08, 2014 at 14:32 | Geopolitical Monitor

The energy economics of the world is now at a crossroads, giving rise to a fiery debate among experts whether it will bring about a momentous change in the world’s…

Gazprom Takeover Leaves Southern Kyrgyzstan Without Gas For Three Weeks

May 08, 2014 at 14:25 | Eurasianet

When Russian state energy giant Gazprom took control of Kyrgyzstan’s gas network last month, the prime minister called the transfer a “historic event.” Gazprom chairman Aleksey Miller promised…

Kerry’s Luanda Visit Highlights Angola’s Rising Prominence In Washington

May 07, 2014 at 17:34 | John Daly

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has just wrapped up a two-day visit to the Angolan capital, Luanda, the last stop on his tour of several African countries, including Ethiopia,…

EIA: Gulf Oil Production Set For Rebound

May 07, 2014 at 17:25 | Daniel J. Graeber

Oil production in the Gulf of Mexico is on the road to recovery, with next year's projected level on pace to end a four-year slump.The U.S. Energy Information…

Russia Claims Ukraine’s Black Sea Oil And Gas Bounty

May 07, 2014 at 17:14 | John Daly

Russia’s annexation of Crimea has totally upended Kiev’s plans for Black Sea and Sea of Azov offshore oil and natural gas production.Before the peninsula’s March 16 independence referendum,…

Russia Practicing 'Geo-economic Warfare' Oilprice's Robert Bensh Tells CNBC

May 07, 2014 at 16:59 | CNBC

The last few days have brought the worst violence yet since the ongoing struggle between the governments of Ukraine, Russia and their respective civilian supporters began, and power players…

Problems At Petrobras Mount As Brazil’s Oil Production Stagnates

May 06, 2014 at 17:06 | Nick Cunningham

For the past 30 years or so, Brazil has increased its oil production every year. Brazil’s state-owned oil company, Petrobras, has become a world class producer of offshore drilling technology,…

Kazakhstan Hedging Oil Bets With Diversification Strategy

May 06, 2014 at 16:50 | Daniel J. Graeber

A "new paradigm" shift in the economic model for Kazakhstan may suggest its hopes for a major windfall from the Kashagan oil field are fading.The Asian Development Bank…

Marcellus Gas Displacing Alberta Suppliers

May 06, 2014 at 16:39 | Chris Pedersen

For anyone covering the energy industry, it is often wise to take most production forecasts with a healthy dose of skepticism. The Marcellus shale gas production growth has turned out…

Israel Celebrates 66th Anniversary With Some Peace, Some Oil, Some Incertitude

May 06, 2014 at 16:22 | Claude Salhani

May 5th marked the 66th anniversary of the founding of Israel. As the Jewish state marked the occasion, the government looks forward to exploiting the recently discovered oil and gas…

Visegrad Group Urges U.S. To Hasten LNG Exports

May 05, 2014 at 17:15 | Llewellyn King

The trouble with gas is that it is not as easy to move around as oil, which is a problem, because it’s on the verge of becoming as important.

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