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Energy / Energy-General

Is Private Equity Distorting E&P Asset Prices?

Apr 08, 2015 at 16:36 | Leonard Brecken

The easy money created by the Federal Reserve via QE has long since been the root cause of asset price distortion well beyond what fundamentals dictate.…

The Future Of Offshore Drilling Could Be Unmanned

Apr 07, 2015 at 16:53 | Michael McDonald

The oil industry’s next big innovation has largely been over-shadowed by the collapse of oil prices. But this new technology promises to have a bigger long-term…

One Of The Most Worrying Trends In Energy

Apr 07, 2015 at 16:51 | Kurt Cobb

It should seem obvious that it takes energy to get energy. And, when it takes more energy to get the energy we want, this usually spells…

This Week In Energy: Iranian Media Calls For Saudi Oil Boycott

Apr 07, 2015 at 14:22 | Evan Kelly

Oil prices have ticked up a bit over the last week on several pieces of bullish news. Crude inventories in Cushing dipped a bit, as did…

The Top 10 Largest Oil And Gas Fields In The United States

Apr 07, 2015 at 13:33 | Charles Kennedy

More than half the United States’ oil reserves are located in its 100 largest fields. According to a new Energy Information Administration report, these massive…

Is This The First Resource Opportunity From The Iran Deal?

Apr 07, 2015 at 09:29 | Dave Forest

We’re just days past a tentative nuclear agreement with Iran. And already signs are emerging that projects opportunities that could be coming here. Such as in…

This Nation Could Host The Next Latin American Offshore Boom

Apr 06, 2015 at 16:33 | Alexis Arthur

With most of the attention focused squarely on Mexico and Brazil of late, it is easy to overlook Latin America’s broader offshore potential, particularly the smaller players such as Colombia.…

Can We Really Cut CO2 Levels By Leaving Fossil Fuels In The Ground?

Apr 06, 2015 at 16:21 | Andrew Topf

Population growth in the world's developing economies, particularly Africa and Asia, has been and will continue to be a primary driver of demand for energy resources into the near and…

Bad Jobs Report Could Be Good For Oil Industry

Apr 06, 2015 at 10:58 | James Stafford

The tepid monthly jobs report that came out in the U.S. on April 3 is actually good news for the oil and gas industry. The U.S.…

Top 4 Energy Innovations On The Horizon

Apr 03, 2015 at 17:38 | Gaurav Agnihotri

Innovation is anything but business as usual. From driving an ordinary fuel guzzling car to a fuel efficient hybrid sedan, we have come a long way…

Oil Market Knee-Jerk Reaction To Nuclear Deal Unjustified

Apr 03, 2015 at 13:37 | Evan Kelly

A group of exhausted diplomats did the unthinkable. The P5+1 countries and Iran came to a massive and historic framework agreement over Iran’s nuclear program, paving…

Energy Glut Is More Than Just Crude

Apr 03, 2015 at 12:09 | Matt Smith

Whilst watching a commercial for the new bacon crust pizza, I suddenly found myself equally torn between being really hungry, and considering the thin gray line…

Creditors Pulling The Rug From Under U.S. Shale Sector

Apr 03, 2015 at 10:59 | ZeroHedge

Back in early 2007, just as the first signs of the bursting housing and credit bubble were becoming visible, one of the primary harbingers of impending…

Putin May Have Last Laugh Over Western Sanctions

Apr 02, 2015 at 17:58 | Scott Belinksi

In what can only be seen as another “symbol of sanctions defiance”, on March 27 China announced it would be providing French oil giant Total…

Energy Stocks May Be A Safe Haven For U.S. Investors

Apr 01, 2015 at 18:05 | Martin Tillier

If numbers released last week are to be believed, the U.S. stock market is about to experience a sharp correction at the very least. On Friday,…

Why Putin Doesn’t Need To Pander To The West

Apr 01, 2015 at 17:57 | Colin Chilcoat

It’s quiet on the eastern front – as quiet as a conflict between world superpowers can be. Since February’s cease-fire agreement, relative calm has prevailed in…

Is Warren Buffett Wrong About Oil Stocks?

Apr 01, 2015 at 13:58 | John Manfreda

Recently, Warren Buffett has made headlines by selling all of his shares in Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM), the rest of his position in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP),…

Despite Major Discovery By Statoil, East-African Oil Faces Obstacles

Apr 01, 2015 at 11:04 | Charles Kennedy

East Africa holds out a lot of promise for oil and gas exploration, but its ultimate emergence as an energy player remains in doubt. Statoil, the mostly government-owned Norwegian oil…

Earthquake Case Could Doom Fracking In Oklahoma

Mar 31, 2015 at 11:38 | James Stafford

The rise in earthquakes as a result of fracking poses a massive problem for the oil and gas industry. It is not hydraulic fracturing per se…

Low Oil Prices Not Enough To Kill Off Oil Sands, Yet

Mar 30, 2015 at 15:21 | James Hamilton

On Friday I visited the University of Alberta in Edmonton, where falling oil prices have brought a record provincial budget deficit despite aggressive tax increases…

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