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How Oil Prices Affect These Three Major Players

Oct 20, 2014 at 16:22 | Global Risk Insights

Russia, Saudi Arabia, and the US will feel the effects of oil prices in radically different ways.It would be logical…

U.S. Utilities Facing Fuel Shortage Problems As Winter Approaches

Oct 17, 2014 at 17:58 | Nick Cunningham

American utility companies are facing lower-than-average fuel supplies as they begin to stockpile for the winter. Part of the reason is the country’s oil boom. Moving oil by…

Kyrgyzstan Looks to Alternative Fuels Ahead of Looming Winter Shortages

Oct 17, 2014 at 17:45 | Eurasianet

Each winter in Kyrgyzstan the energy situation seems to worsen; blackouts last longer, and officials seem less able to do anything to improve conditions. This year is expected to be…

Innovation Needed To Provide Zero-Carbon Destination For Gas

Oct 17, 2014 at 17:28 | Breakthrough Institute

New Nature Piece Tells Us What We Already KnewUse of abundant natural gas across the globe will not “discernably reduce fossil…

Falling Oil Prices: Good News for the Pump

Oct 17, 2014 at 12:44 | James Stafford

Oil prices continued to fall this week on ample supply and signals from OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait that they can deal with lower prices and are unlikely to…

How Cool Heads Can Prevail In This Panic

Oct 17, 2014 at 09:09 | Dan Dicker

The oil market’s in freefall, the stock market is in freefall.  You’re taking losses, big losses, in stocks that you bought – not at the top of the market where…

Dealing With Losses

Oct 17, 2014 at 09:07 | Martin Tillier

Unfortunately most investors in general and energy investors in particular are probably looking at some pretty alarming losses in their portfolios after the events of the last few weeks. Over…

Pressure May Remain On Oil Prices

Oct 17, 2014 at 08:55 | Jim Hyerczyk

Weekly Natural Gas OutlookLast week, December Natural Gas futures traded through the July 28 bottom at 3.877, putting the market in an extremely bearish position. Since…

Is the Oil Price Slide Nearing an End?

Oct 16, 2014 at 17:16 | Nick Cunningham

The rapid decline in oil prices may be almost over.That prediction comes from several big banks that say oil prices are nearing their floor. Bank of America and…

Australia’s Energy Policy Is Simple. Listen To The UN And Do The Opposite

Oct 16, 2014 at 17:02 | Chris Dalby

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s energy policy seems to stick to one iron-clad mantra: Whatever the United Nations advises, do the exact opposite. While this might seem like a flight…

Putin Threatens Gas Reduction To Europe

Oct 16, 2014 at 16:53 | Andy Tully

Russian President Vladimir Putin has assured Western Europe that there won’t be any interruption of natural gas supplies from his country this winter unless Ukraine again tries to meet its…

Global Oil Surplus To Disappear Gradually Next Year

Oct 16, 2014 at 16:36 | Dave Summers

The oil markets are concerned that there is too much oil currently available on the market, and that, as a consequence, oil prices may continue to tumble. Saudi Arabia is…

How Oil Platforms Increase Fish Populations

Oct 16, 2014 at 16:27 | Futurity

Oil platforms off the coast of Southern California create a fertile breeding ground for fish, producing 10 times more fish weight than conventional marine habitats and 27 times more when…

World War III: It's Here And Energy Is Largely Behind It

Oct 16, 2014 at 15:48 | Kurt Cobb

I've been advancing a thesis for several months with friends that World War III is now underway. It's just that it's not the war we thought it would be, that…

Falling Oil Prices Could Push Venezuela Over The Edge

Oct 15, 2014 at 17:25 | Nick Cunningham

Oil prices continue to slide, putting enormous pressure on oil producers around the world. Saudi Arabia has insisted it is willing to live with lower prices for…

Buy This Stock To Take Advantage Of Both Oil And Equity Weakness

Oct 15, 2014 at 17:11 | Martin Tillier

As stock markets and oil prices tumble in tandem, savvy investors will be aware that such a situation creates some opportunities. Some of the fall in oil prices…

Iran Says Oil’s Price Drop No Threat, Won’t Demand Production Cut

Oct 15, 2014 at 17:00 | Andy Tully

Iranian officials are taking the current drop in oil prices in stride and don’t plan to demand a cut in production by OPEC.During previous price declines, Tehran has…

2014 May Be A Crucial Year For Iranian Oil

Oct 15, 2014 at 16:53 | Global Risk Insights

On September 29, representatives from the five Caspian littoral states (Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan) convened in Astrakhan, Russia for a fourth…

World’s Most Expensive Oil Project Just Got More Costly

Oct 14, 2014 at 16:35 | Nick Cunningham

Just as oil prices hit multiyear lows, several oil majors announced some more terrible news. The Kashagan oil field – the world’s most expensive oil project – will…

Caspian Sea Could Be Key To Russian Control Of Eurasian Energy Markets

Oct 14, 2014 at 16:24 | Scott Belinksi

The world’s favorite hotbed of instability, the Caspian Sea, has finally earned the right to be called, well… a sea. This is the unexpected epiphany of the September 29th

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