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Oil Price Volatility Increases On OPEC Outages

Oil Price Volatility Increases On OPEC Outages

OPEC outages have caused volatility…

Oil Prices Rally On Significant Crude Draw

Oil Prices Rally On Significant Crude Draw

Oil prices continued to rally…

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Australian Industry on Offensive against Imminent Carbon Tax

Australian Industry on Offensive against Imminent Carbon Tax

Mar 21, 2012 at 13:53 | John Daly

Australia’s carbon tax of $23 a ton, due to be implemented beginning on 1 July, has been deeply unpopular with Australian industrialists since it was first proposed, who argue that…

Gulf of Guinea Piracy Increases Amid Unrest and Rising Oil Prices

Gulf of Guinea Piracy Increases Amid Unrest and Rising Oil Prices

Mar 20, 2012 at 18:10 | Jen Alic

Gulf of Guinea piracy is set to become the next major concern for oil shipments as attacks, particularly on oil tankers, are on the rise, along with insurance premiums for…

Iran's Oil Fields are in Rough Neighborhoods

Iran's Oil Fields are in Rough Neighborhoods

Mar 20, 2012 at 17:59 | Daniel J. Graeber

Tehran this week said that if its "positive diplomacy" wasn't reciprocated by the Kuwaiti government, it would work to develop its section of a shared oil field alone. Tehran, OPEC's…

Why is Obama Lying About US Oil Reserves?

Why is Obama Lying About US Oil Reserves?

Mar 20, 2012 at 17:55 | MasterResource

“With only 2% of the world’s oil reserves, we can’t just drill our way to lower gas prices,” President Barack Obama said in his weekly address March 10. “Not when…

The Bleak Future that Faces us if Current Trends Continue

The Bleak Future that Faces us if Current Trends Continue

Mar 20, 2012 at 17:35 | Post Carbon

If current population trends continue . . .   • The population of the United States will increase to over 600 million by 2080, and in 2150 it will equal China’s…

How Likely is a Blockade of the Strait of Hormuz?

How Likely is a Blockade of the Strait of Hormuz?

Mar 20, 2012 at 17:31 | Ronald Stoeferle

The more and more explicit nuclear rhetoric and the threats of a blockade of the Strait of Hormuz may soon cause the conflict to escalate. We described two years ago…

Too Soon for DRC Oil?

Too Soon for DRC Oil?

Mar 19, 2012 at 16:54 | Daniel J. Graeber

Advocacy groups called on the newly-elected government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to change how its natural resources are managed. They say the DRC has an opportunity to erase…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Ireland Strikes Oil

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Ireland Strikes Oil

Mar 19, 2012 at 16:49 | John Daly

After more than three and one half years of brutal recession that stopped the Celtic Tiger in its tracks, the Irish finally have something to celebrate. On 15 March…

Energy Secretary Chu was Right, US Gas Prices Need to be Higher

Energy Secretary Chu was Right, US Gas Prices Need to be Higher

Mar 19, 2012 at 16:45 | Ed Dolan

Why would a president want to bring an eminent scientist like Energy Secretary Steven Chu into government? In the hope, one would suppose, that he would speak truth to power.…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of March 19, 2012

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of March 19, 2012

Mar 19, 2012 at 16:41 | FX Empire

May Crude Oil finished the week with a slight gain. It was a quiet week with the market showing a bias to the downside until Friday when prices surged, taking…

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