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Why The OPEC+ Deal Won’t Cut It

Why The OPEC+ Deal Won’t Cut It

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Top 10 New Energy Technologies of 2012

Top 10 New Energy Technologies of 2012

Dec 18, 2012 at 16:55 | Energy Digital

Without a doubt, the most exciting part about covering the happenings in the energy world has little to do with the industry's ills. It's easy to get caught up in…

Should the Earth be a Sun?

Should the Earth be a Sun?

Dec 18, 2012 at 16:46 | Barry Stevens

Several years ago, the University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) Maverick Lecture Series featured one of America's most-famous and most-beloved astronauts, Sally Ride.  With much sadness, Sally, at 61, lost…

Don't Believe the Gasoline Hype

Don't Believe the Gasoline Hype

Dec 17, 2012 at 17:12 | Daniel J. Graeber

Retail gasoline prices in some U.S. markets are expected to approach the $3.00 per gallon mark by the end of the year. Declining oil prices, coupled with a series of…

Why Canadian Crude is the Cheapest in the World

Why Canadian Crude is the Cheapest in the World

Dec 17, 2012 at 17:09 | Jen Alic

Canadian crude prices are at their lowest levels against Brent-priced crude in 10 months, reaching a new market low on Friday and trading last week at under $50/barrel.

What does the Future Really Hold for US Oil Production?

What does the Future "Really" Hold for US Oil Production?

Dec 14, 2012 at 16:34 | Post Carbon

The Association for the Study of Peak Oil recently held its annual conference down in Austin, Texas. The venue for the meeting was right across the street from the University…

Why the Fossil Fuel Revolution Prevented the World from Starving

Why the Fossil Fuel Revolution Prevented the World from Starving

Dec 14, 2012 at 16:29 | Gail Tverberg

Most of us have heard that Thomas Malthus made a forecast in 1798 that the world would run short of food, and that great famine would result. But most…

Is the US Coal Industry Drawing its Last Few Breaths?

Is the US Coal Industry Drawing its Last Few Breaths?

Dec 14, 2012 at 16:21 | Energy Digital

After the reelection of President Barack Obama, big coal has come under the threat of imminent extinction in the United States. With the Environmental Protection Agency's new rules under the…

Our Energy Future: Three Themes from Exxon's Energy Outlook for 2040

Our Energy Future: Three Themes from Exxon's Energy Outlook for 2040

Dec 14, 2012 at 16:12 | Matt Smith

Earlier this week, Exxon Mobil released a report called ‘The Outlook For Energy: A View to 2040‘. Such reports are always great for identifying trends, once you accept the…

OPEC Makes Way for Non-members

OPEC Makes Way for Non-members

Dec 13, 2012 at 17:17 | Daniel J. Graeber

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries expressed concern over the fragile state of the global economy during their most recent meeting in Vienna. Ministers there said there was uncertainty moving…

UK Lifts Fracking Ban, Now What?

UK Lifts Fracking Ban, Now What?

Dec 13, 2012 at 17:15 | Jen Alic

The UK has lifted the ban on hydraulic fracturing, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be a fracking free-for-all: conditions apply.We expected this to happen, once the…

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