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Petrobras May Get Political Respite Finally

Oct 06, 2014 at 18:02 | Martin Tillier

Over the last few years, stock in the Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., or Petrobras (PBR), has confounded those who track traditional measures of valuation. The stock has…

Exxon Chief Says U.S. Oil Export Ban No Longer Necessary

Oct 06, 2014 at 17:54 | Andy Tully

Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil’s CEO, says the ban on exports of U.S. crude oil that’s been in effect for decades is no longer necessary and a lifting of regulatory constraints on…

Central Asia Rues Dependency On Russian Fuel

Oct 06, 2014 at 17:40 | Eurasianet

Weak links in Russia’s petroleum-refinery network and the Kremlin’s power play in Ukraine are shortchanging Central Asian petrol markets, importers complain. With alternatives expensive or unfeasible, and regional refining capacity…

The 10 Worst Energy-Related Disasters Of Modern Times

Oct 03, 2014 at 18:07 | Nick Cunningham

Producing energy to power the modern global economy is a dirty and dangerous business. Drilling for oil several miles below the surface of the sea involves staggering engineering…

Utica Boosts U.S. Natural Gas Production To Record Levels

Oct 03, 2014 at 17:48 | Chris Pedersen

The Utica shale formation has consistently been overshadowed by the Marcellus shale formation, which lies above it. But it is time the Utica started receiving some real attention for the…

Winter Gas Supply Crunch In Europe Unlikely, Experts Say

Oct 03, 2014 at 17:31 | Energy Post

Major investment in European gas storage, transmission and emergency planning make a repeat of the 2009 gas shock unlikely this winter, market observers say, even if Russia trims exports to…

Natural Gas Futures Outlook – 3rd October 2014

Oct 03, 2014 at 15:57 | Jim Hyerczyk

With seasonal demand expected to pick-up in late October/early November, now is the perfect time to take a look at the natural gas futures market. Weekly November natural…

Weather The Oil Storm For Real Rewards

Oct 03, 2014 at 15:46 | Dan Dicker

It’s just perfect, that I would appear on CNBC’s halftime report for the first time in a year and a half predicting much higher oil prices, and watch today as…

One To Buy On The Dip

Oct 03, 2014 at 15:42 | Martin Tillier

The last month or two have seen energy stocks, and oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) stocks in particular, become the victims of a “perfect storm.” Oil prices, on…

This Week in Energy: American Shale, Full Speed Ahead

Oct 03, 2014 at 15:32 | James Stafford

Booming production in America’s shale sweet spots, steady oil and gas demand and still more momentum towards liquefied natural gas exports highlight this week’s US energy scene.The numbers…

How to Profit When Oil Prices Slide

Oct 03, 2014 at 15:10 | Editorial Dept

Oil prices continue to slide. On the first day of October West Texas Intermediate (WTI) dipped below $90 per barrel for the first time since spring 2013. Brent also…

Will Ukraine Commit Economic Suicide?

Oct 02, 2014 at 18:06 | James Stafford

Ukraine is on the brink of committing economic suicide after imposing a crippling 55 percent tax on private gas producers, while parliament prepares to vote on next year’s budget, which…

Why U.S. Should Be Cautious About LNG Exports

Oct 02, 2014 at 17:44 | Nick Cunningham

After much debate, the U.S. is moving ahead with liquid natural gas exports, but it might want to study Australia’s experience to understand the possible consequences.Rapid growth in…

Congress Considers Federal Assistance For Laid-Off Coal Miners

Oct 01, 2014 at 18:00 | Nick Cunningham

A major coal mining company has announced another round of layoffs as declining demand for coal continues to depress the industry.Alpha Natural Resources, the world’s third largest supplier…

How Islamic State Uses Oil To Fund Its Onslaught

Oct 01, 2014 at 17:47 | Claude Salhani

In a remote area along the Turkish-Syrian border, a line of oil trucks materializes seemingly from nowhere. Quietly, the vehicles line up to purchase oil. The drivers will pay about…

How To Spread The Risk Of Energy Investing For Income

Oct 01, 2014 at 17:40 | Martin Tillier

As the world continues to recover from the recession of 2008-09, those who depend on their investments for income have faced a challenge. Central banks in all of the major…

Who Is Buying The Islamic State’s Illegal Oil?

Sep 30, 2014 at 17:31 | Chris Dalby

In June 2014, computer files captured from a courier for the Islamic State shortly after the fall of Mosul revealed that the group had assets of $875 million, largely…

The World’s 10 Biggest Energy Gluttons

Sep 29, 2014 at 15:41 | Andrew Topf

Next time you get into your car and drive to the supermarket, think about how much energy you consume on an annual basis. It is widely assumed that Westerners are…

Gasoline Prices Look Set To Stay Low

Sep 29, 2014 at 15:18 | Nick Cunningham

To the delight of American drivers, gasoline prices are continuing to slide downwards. The national average price of gasoline hit $3.35 per gallon at the end of September, which…

Europe Seeks To Undermine Russian Energy Influence

Sep 29, 2014 at 15:01 | Global Risk Insights

The fragile ceasefire and negotiations between Ukraine and Russia have revived hopes that the months-long violent conflict in Eastern Europe is nearing its end. However, many questions remain unanswered, as…

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