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Gazprom Opens Natgas Pipeline to Sakhalin

Gazprom Opens Natgas Pipeline to Sakhalin

Sep 12, 2011 at 18:20 | Charles Kennedy

Russian state owned natural gas firm Gazprom in the presence of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has opened a multi-billion dollar undersea natural gas pipeline from Sakhalin island to Russia’s…

Improving Efficiency is Key to Averting an Energy Crisis

Improving Efficiency is Key to Averting an Energy Crisis

Sep 12, 2011 at 07:50 | Post Carbon

If there is a way to get through the loss of fossil fuels, it lies in developing new and more efficient ways to generate renewable energy and more efficient ways…

Pakistan’s Energy Crisis and U.S. Interests

Pakistan’s Energy Crisis and U.S. Interests

Sep 09, 2011 at 07:43 | John Daly

As America prepares to commemorate the tragic events of 11 September 2001, when a series of four coordinated terrorist suicide attacks against targets in New York and Washington D.C killed…

A Rocky Road Ahead: The Problems with Plug-in Cars

A Rocky Road Ahead: The Problems with Plug-in Cars

Sep 09, 2011 at 07:32 | Gail Tverberg

Will plug-in cars be a success? If by success, we mean “sell lots of vehicles” the answer is probably “no” unless the price comes down a lot–say 50% from today’s…

Waking up to a Post-Growth Economy

Waking up to a Post-Growth Economy

Sep 09, 2011 at 07:29 | Post Carbon

During recent weeks, evidence has piled up that U.S. and European economies, far from recovering, are swirling back into recession. Failure of American politicians to address the federal debt crisis,…

Russia's Transneft - Benign Monopoly or Extortionist?

Russia's Transneft - Benign Monopoly or Extortionist?

Sep 07, 2011 at 07:50 | John Daly

By any yardstick’s Russia’s Transneft pipeline company is an impressive organization. Now ostensibly a Joint Stock Company, the Russian government owns 75 percent of its shares. Created in 1993 as…

Energy Wars and a Rumor of Wars

Energy Wars and a Rumor of Wars

Sep 07, 2011 at 07:31 | Ferdinand E. Banks

I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil ? Alan Greenspan (2008) Alan Greenspan is not my favourite…

Eastern African Energy Riches Attract Interest

Eastern African Energy Riches Attract Interest

Sep 06, 2011 at 18:49 | Joao Peixe

Energy deposits located in east African nations and their offshore coastlines are increasingly drawing foreign investor interest. Recent surveys have led analysts to estimate that Mozambique has over 6 trillion…

Russia Rejects Western Plan for Further Syrian Sanctions

Russia Rejects Western Plan for Further Syrian Sanctions

Sep 06, 2011 at 18:47 | Charles Kennedy

The European Union intends to introduce an imminent embargo on the importation of Syrian oil in the next several days, a move that the Russian Federation strongly opposes. In the…

Barack Obama and Fossil Fuels: Reality Starting to Settle In

Barack Obama and Fossil Fuels: Reality Starting to Settle In

Sep 06, 2011 at 08:03 | Robert Rapier

When Barack Obama was campaigning for president, I thought he displayed a “comic book” view of the energy industry: Lots of stereotypes of the good guys and the bad guys.…

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