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Energy and Environment in the Barack Obama–Hu Jintao Meeting

Energy and Environment in the Barack Obama–Hu Jintao Meeting

Jan 27, 2011 at 06:50 | Global Intelligence Report

A number of events during President Hu Jintao’s visit to the United States will underscore that the energy dialogue between the United States and China continues to be a key…

An Invaluable Reminder about Electric Deregulation

An Invaluable Reminder about Electric Deregulation

Jan 24, 2011 at 08:04 | Ferdinand E. Banks

This short paper borrows from my forthcoming energy economics textbook (2011), and consists of a part of the lecture that I once desperately wanted to present at either the Stockholm…

How Many "Bakkens" Will Be Found?

How Many "Bakkens" Will Be Found?

Jan 20, 2011 at 15:12 | Al Fin

North Dakota's Bakken shale oil deposits were supposed to have only 4.3 billion barrels of proven reserves. But that number keeps rising -- as do the production numbers from Bakken…

China’s Discovery Boom: Large Oil and Gas Fields Detected Offshore

China’s Discovery Boom: Large Oil and Gas Fields Detected Offshore

Jan 20, 2011 at 15:09 | Editorial Dept

Chinese geologists have detected "super-thick" oil and gas-bearing stratums in the northern part of the South China Sea and identified 38 offshore oil and gas-bearing basins, a senior official said…

Despite High Oil Prices Venezuela Falling Further into Debt

Despite High Oil Prices Venezuela Falling Further into Debt

Jan 20, 2011 at 06:45 | Joe Weisenthal

Petro-dictatorships typically boom and bust with the price of oil, so you'd think that Venezuela would be riding high right now. But a new report from Morgan Stanley presents a…

Does BP’s Deal with Rosneft Legitimize the Kremlin’s Takeover of the Country’s Oil Industry?

Does BP’s Deal with Rosneft Legitimize the Kremlin’s Takeover of the Country’s Oil Industry?

Jan 19, 2011 at 13:23 | Gregory Feifer

What a difference a couple of years makes. In 2008, gun-wielding police commandos raided BP's Moscow offices in what many saw as an attempt to pressure the company to relinquish…

Does Charging for Electricity Provide an Effective Incentive for Conservation?

Does Charging for Electricity Provide an Effective Incentive for Conservation?

Jan 19, 2011 at 08:21 | Ed Dolan

Economists can't always conduct controlled experiments to test hypotheses about public policy, but sometimes experiments occur naturally. New York City electric rates provide an example. About 1.75 million New York…

“Energy Man” Now Defines Modern Society, and Strategic Planning Must Reflect This

“Energy Man” Now Defines Modern Society, and Strategic Planning Must Reflect This

Jan 17, 2011 at 08:59 | Gregory R. Copley

Energy has now become literally a component, an organ, of the human being in modern society. Energy dependence/capability — now a fundamental trait of modern human logic and survival…

Who, How and Why: $140 Oil and $5 Gas

Who, How and Why: $140 Oil and $5 Gas

Jan 13, 2011 at 13:32 | Llewellyn King

According to a loosely-organized apocalyptic Christian movement, May 21, 2011 will be the "end of days."  On or about that same date, the price of oil in the United States…

A Climate Model for the Year 3000

A Climate Model for the Year 3000

Jan 13, 2011 at 07:49 | Andy Soos

The art of prediction is one that often fails and only the test of time will show who is right and who is wrong. Climate models use quantitative methods to…

  
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