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Geopolitical Unrest and World Oil Markets

Geopolitical Unrest and World Oil Markets

Feb 01, 2011 at 09:06 | James Hamilton

Change is on the way in the Arab world, with Egypt the latest focal point. Here I review recent events and their implications for world oil markets.

Model, Model: Who’s Got an Oil Market Model

Model, Model: Who’s Got an Oil Market Model

Feb 01, 2011 at 08:26 | Ferdinand E. Banks

I had hoped to give a provocative lecture on the economics of nuclear energy at the forthcoming international meeting of the International Association for Energy Economics in wonderful summer Stockholm,…

Oil Price Could Doom Obama

Oil Price Could Doom Obama

Jan 31, 2011 at 07:55 | Llewellyn King

Like death and taxes, the price of oil is always with us. And like taxes, it may be President Barack Obama’s worst nightmare at election time next year. Among forecasters,…

Emerging Economies Lead in Energy Research and Development

Emerging Economies Lead in Energy Research and Development

Jan 31, 2011 at 07:41 | SciDev SciDev

Six major emerging economies, the 'BRIMCS' countries (Brazil, Russia, India, Mexico, China and South Africa), invest more in energy research and development (R&D) than a large group of developed countries,…

BP Predicts Massive Growth in Carbon Emissions by 2030

BP Predicts Massive Growth in Carbon Emissions by 2030

Jan 31, 2011 at 07:33 | Charlotte Dudley

Global policy and technology efforts aimed at reducing emissions are not doing enough to set the world on a safe carbon path, according to BP, which predicts global emissions in…

EU Gives Green Light to Turkmenistan Gas Agreement

EU Gives Green Light to Turkmenistan Gas Agreement

Jan 28, 2011 at 09:40 | RFE/RL staff

The European Parliament has given its initial green light to a partnership agreement with gas-rich Turkmenistan, aimed at bringing the Central Asian country closer to the European Union. But the…

Extreme Offshore: The Hunt for Hard to Find Crude

Extreme Offshore: The Hunt for Hard to Find Crude

Jan 27, 2011 at 07:17 | Al Fin

Brazil's quest for extreme oil may cost as much as US$ 1 trillion. That is a lot of money to invest in a such a risky proposition -- to retrieve…

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 In Depth Look at Coal

An In Depth Look at Coal

Jan 26, 2011 at 07:24 | Al Fin

The energy we get from coal today comes from the energy that plants absorbed from the sun millions of years ago. All living plants store solar energy through a process…

Big Coal’s Political Contributions to Congress Pay Off

Big Coal’s Political Contributions to Congress Pay Off

Jan 25, 2011 at 07:01 | David Caploe PhD

As President Obama makes ever clearer his incomprehensible desire to do even more for the corporate sector than he has already, one industry that will certainly be reaping rewards is…

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