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Energy

Food-Grade Fracking Fluid? (The Future of Fracking)

Food-Grade Fracking Fluid? (The Future of Fracking)

Sep 11, 2012 at 18:28 | Keith Schaefer

The fracking debate rages on. It’s a divisive issue, no more so than in the U.S. – where 90%-plus of all global fracking is done now, pitting neighbour…

Romney Energy Plan - Good or Bad for America? - Part One

Romney Energy Plan - Good or Bad for America? - Part One

Sep 11, 2012 at 17:41 | John Daly

On 22 August, the Republican campaign released its “The Romney Plan For A Stronger Middle Class: ENERGY INDEPENDENCE.” In its “Executive Summary,” the White Paper lists the “Romney Agenda”…

Bulls Running for Canadian Crude

Bulls Running for Canadian Crude

Sep 10, 2012 at 18:00 | Daniel J. Graeber

The top administrator at the Bank of Canada last week said high oil prices were good for the national economy. Crude oil prices were mixed in early trading this week…

OPEC has Probably Deceived Us About the Size of its Oil Reserves

OPEC has Probably Deceived Us About the Size of its Oil Reserves

Sep 10, 2012 at 17:58 | Kurt Cobb

Has OPEC misled us about the size of its oil reserves? The short answer is probably. The long answer is that currently, there is no way to know for sure.

The Implications of Saudi Arabia becoming a Net Oil Importer

The Implications of Saudi Arabia becoming a Net Oil Importer

Sep 10, 2012 at 17:46 | Ian Nunn

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, wrote last week in The Telegraph, Saudi oil well dries up. He presented the following chart of projected Saudi oil consumption, vertical bars, and production, dark blue…

A Chink in Riyadh's Armor?

A Chink in Riyadh's Armor?

Sep 07, 2012 at 17:38 | Daniel J. Graeber

State-owned Saudi Arabian Oil Co. reported its hydrocarbon exploration and production systems were unaffected by a computer attack last month. A computer hacking team claimed responsibility for infecting 30,000…

US Automobile Sales on the Rise, Driven by Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

US Automobile Sales on the Rise, Driven by Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Sep 07, 2012 at 17:33 | Climate Progress

General Motors, the largest auto manufacturer in the U.S., just reported the best sales month ever for its electric car, the Volt. In August, GM sold 2,800 Volts, beating its…

How Population, Energy Supply, and the Economy Depend on Each Other

How Population, Energy Supply, and the Economy Depend on Each Other

Sep 07, 2012 at 17:30 | Gail Tverberg

The tie between energy supply, population, and the economy goes back to the hunter-gatherer period. Hunter-gatherers managed to multiply their population at least 4-fold, and perhaps by as much as…

3rd Quarter Energy Market Review & 4th Quarter Forecast with Dan Dicker

3rd Quarter Energy Market Review & 4th Quarter Forecast with Dan Dicker

Sep 07, 2012 at 16:56 | Editorial Dept

What’s attempted in this quarterly review is to look over the individual energy markets, from both a cursory fundamental and financial outlook and try to understand where each of these…

Weekly World Energy News Update - 8th September 2012

Weekly World Energy News Update - 8th September 2012

Sep 07, 2012 at 16:53 | Editorial Dept

The front line in energy politics shifted noticeably this week, closing in on the Republicans as the Democrats solidified their confidence that American voters see the value in the Obama…

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