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Supply Considerations Key As OPEC Members Head To Vienna

Dec 03, 2013 at 16:52 | Rory Johnston

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is preparing to convene this week in Vienna for its final quota-setting meeting of the year. Potential tension may arise from attempts to…

UK Gym Runs on Electricity Generated by Member’s Workouts

Dec 03, 2013 at 16:47 | Green Futures

As energy costs rise, a health club in Bristol has installed new equipment to harness the power of their customers.A health club in Bristol has installed new equipment…

Rising Slag Heaps of Petcoke in Midwest Arouse Environmental Concerns

Dec 02, 2013 at 17:13 | John Daly

One by product of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline decision is that rising volumes of Canadian crude, particularly Alberta oil sands, are being refined in the Midwest rather than being…

Europe and Its Slippery Energy Slope

Dec 02, 2013 at 17:09 | Llewellyn King

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia -- Europe, at present the world's largest market and largest economic bloc, is in decline and living standards are in danger. That was the sober message at an…

Rosneft, Eni Ink Key Oil Supply Deal

Dec 02, 2013 at 17:06 | Joao Peixe

Russia's Rosneft and Italy’s Eni have announced they will sign an agreement on mutual oil supplies to European refineries. The new agreement comes amid increased cooperation and…

New Study Finds Higher Methane Emissions from Fracking

Nov 29, 2013 at 16:34 | Nick Cunningham

A major new study finds that methane emissions from the production of shale gas may in fact be higher than previously thought. The study, published in the Proceedings of…

PetroChina to Buy Exxon Stake in Iraqi Oil Field

Nov 29, 2013 at 16:32 | Joao Peixe

Exxon Mobil Corp. is preparing to sell a 25% stake in an Iraqi oilfield to PetroChina as China eyes Iraq as one of its key suppliers. PetroChina will…

Will Rail Become the Next Target of Oil Protests?

Nov 28, 2013 at 18:08 | Daniel J. Graeber

A watchdog report said the Canadian government isn't doing enough to ensure the rail transport industry is monitored effectively. With rail one of the few viable alternatives to pipelines, the…

Mexico’s Pemex Moves to Boost Maritime Fleet

Nov 28, 2013 at 17:51 | Charles Kennedy

Mexican state-owned oil giant Pemex is moving swiftly to boost its maritime fleet with confirmation of a deal to acquire a majority share in a Spanish shipyard, a shipyard deal…

How the World will Benefit from a Deal with Iran

Nov 28, 2013 at 17:46 | Energy Post

The interim-deal with Iran should be given a fair chance, argues Friedbert Pflüger, Director of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS). The world economy would benefit if…

As Canadian Oil Transit by Rail Increases, Safety Regulations Fall Behind

Nov 27, 2013 at 17:30 | John Daly

In light of a recent spate of railway accidents involving dangerous cargoes, Canada is revising its laws regarding railways transporting hazardous material, including oil. The new regulations will require…

Despite Climate Fears, World Economy Runs on Fossil Fuels

Nov 26, 2013 at 17:33 | Daniel J. Graeber

Statoil Chief Executive Officer Helge Lund said those advocating for a future without fossils fuels are pining for a future economic era that may never come. "We have to…

A Civics Lesson on Government-Private Collaboration

Nov 26, 2013 at 17:25 | Llewellyn King

The world is awash in natural gas and, to a somewhat lesser extent, in oil. This is due to the controversial but hugely effective technology of hydraulic fracturing, known as…

Despite Reforms, Brazil and Mexico Lack Energy Investment

Nov 25, 2013 at 18:05 | Global Risk Insights

The International Energy Agency (IEA) report, released last week, features Brazil as both a world leader in renewable energy and soon to be a major exporter of oil. The…

Political Posturing Hurts U.S. Energy Future

Nov 22, 2013 at 18:13 | Daniel J. Graeber

A vote by the U.S. Senate to change rules on filibusters is an indication of how the partisan divide in Washington may inhibit an energy future some lawmakers are trying…

Turning Water and Carbon Dioxide into Gasoline in the Holy Land

Nov 22, 2013 at 18:06 | John Daly

In a development with enormous potential implications for the world’s energy needs, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have invented a process to make gasoline from water and carbon dioxide.

Virus-Built Nanowires Help Boost Battery Performance

Nov 22, 2013 at 17:56 | Brian Westenhaus

Leave it to the wizards at MIT for amazing innovation.  MIT researchers have found a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.

Where’s The Top Place to Produce Oil and Gas Today?

Nov 22, 2013 at 17:29 | Editorial Dept

One of the most critical pieces of news for the E&P sector came this month. Not a new discovery. Or a high-impact drilling technique. In fact, this development…

This Week in Energy: Landmark EU-Ukraine Agreement Officially Dead

Nov 22, 2013 at 13:03 | James Stafford

Ukraine was set to sign a landmark trade association agreements with the European Union on 29 November, much to the dismay of Moscow, but the deal is now…

Keystone XL Proposed Launch Delayed to 2016

Nov 21, 2013 at 16:50 | Joao Peixe

Canadian pipeline giant TransCanada Corp. (TRP) has delayed the start date for the planned Keystone XL pipeline for a second time this year to 2016, as approval from Washington…

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