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EPA Issues New Rule to Require Chemical Disclosures for Offshore Fracking

Jan 10, 2014 at 17:30 | Nick Cunningham

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published a rule on January 9, 2014 requiring oil and gas companies using hydraulic fracturing off the coast of California to disclose the chemicals…

China’s Bold $10 Billion Investment in Nigerian Hydrocarbons

Jan 10, 2014 at 17:21 | John Daly

Developers in the pursuit of commercially available oil found it in Nigeria in 1956, with the country’s first oil field beginning production in 1958. The last 56 years have seen…

API Predicts Massive Oil Industry Spending Spree

Jan 10, 2014 at 17:12 | Charles Kennedy

Energy companies will spend close to $1 trillion on oil and gas infrastructure and storage over the next decade, to support more than 900,000 US jobs as the US becomes…

Natural Gas Prices will Soar by 2015

Jan 10, 2014 at 17:09 | Sumit Roy

Phil Flynn is senior energy analyst and a futures account executive at Chicago-based The Price Futures Group. He is one of the world's leading energy market analysts and a daily…

Two Bullish Missed Targets in Coal ... and One Place that will Benefit

Jan 10, 2014 at 16:45 | Editorial Dept

The opportunity in Asian coal continues to grow brighter. Evidenced by two important pieces of data this week from major consuming nation India.Coal India—the nation’s largest coal miner—reported…

Latin America Energy Advisory

Jan 10, 2014 at 16:28 | Southern Pulse

MEXICOWe will be closely following developments in Mexico’s energy industry, post-reform, with our partners at Southern Pulse. Energy reforms have opened up oil sector development to outsiders…

This Week in Energy: US Oil Exports: What Goes Unnoticed

Jan 10, 2014 at 15:57 | James Stafford

Quick note: Before we get started on this weeks report I wanted to briefly mention that today’s Oilprice Premium is a MUST READ for all our visitors. Dan…

Mother Nature Sends Oil Sector Strong Message

Jan 09, 2014 at 17:20 | Daniel J. Graeber

British Prime Minister David Cameron said he suspected the recent extreme winter weather may be a result of climate change, something the World Meteorological Organization said last year was tied…

Coal Makes a 2014 Comeback

Jan 09, 2014 at 17:14 | Nick Cunningham

While environmental regulations and cheap natural gas have worked together to kill off coal in the United States, coal is not dead yet. The rapidly unfolding shale gas revolution brought…

Canadian Oil and Gas Train Derails, Catches Fire

Jan 09, 2014 at 17:11 | Charles Kennedy

A Canadian train carrying five cars of crude oil and four cars of liquefied petroleum gas derailed and caught on fire yesterday in New Brunswick province, prompting the evacuation of…

Peak Oil becomes an Issue Again after the IEA Revised its Predictions

Jan 09, 2014 at 17:07 | Tom Dispatch

Among the big energy stories of 2013, “peak oil” -- the once-popular notion that worldwide oil production would soon reach a maximum level and begin an irreversible decline -- was…

The Problems of Living in a Finite World

Jan 09, 2014 at 16:56 | Gail Tverberg

Why is a finite world a problem? I can think of many answers:1. A finite world is a problem because we and all of the other creatures living…

Prices at the US Pump Expected to Stay Flat

Jan 08, 2014 at 18:14 | Charles Kennedy

As Americans enjoyed the cheapest average gas prices last year since 2010, the prognosis is that prices at the pump will decrease further or remain flat for 2014 and beyond.…

10 Things to Consider about the Marcellus Shale

Jan 08, 2014 at 18:09 | Matt Smith

For today, my friends, we are going to talk about the crazy cat that is the Marcellus Shale, via ten different considerations. So let’s get this show on the road,…

Kashagan, Down but not Out

Jan 08, 2014 at 17:59 | John Daly

In the past two decades since the collapse of the USSR Kazakhstan has become a major oil producer. In 2013 Kazakhstan’s oil production surged to roughly 1.64 million barrels per…

7 Known Energy Facts which are Actually Untrue

Jan 08, 2014 at 17:54 | Kurt Cobb

Mark Twain once said, "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." And, there are many, many…

Natural Gas Pipeline Bottlenecks Lead to Price Spikes in New England

Jan 07, 2014 at 18:16 | Nick Cunningham

As the polar vortex shoots bone-chilling cold air southward into the United States, millions of people are cranking up the heat, and in New England, which has a shortage of…

Brazil’s Energy Sector Faces Considerable Challenges Going Forward

Jan 07, 2014 at 18:11 | Rory Johnston

Brazil has been touted as Latin America’s budding oil powerhouse, with the International Energy Agency predicting that the country will account for one-third of global supply growth by 2035…

Lukoil Deal Makes Bulgaria Largest Eastern Europe Refiner

Jan 07, 2014 at 18:08 | Charles Kennedy

Lukoil’s Bulgarian subsidiary has secured a $570 million line of credit to finance the modernization of the Black Sea Burgas refinery and add a hydrocracking unit to boost refining output.

Sahara Forest Project to Revegetate Parts of the World's Largest Desert

Jan 07, 2014 at 18:05 | John Daly

For the past two millennia, “Saharina” has been a byword for desertification.Now, thanks to an innovative project, The “Sahara Forest Project,” the world’s biggest largest desertification region may…

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