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Norway’s Oil Fund Makes Every Norwegian a Kroner Millionaire

Jan 15, 2014 at 17:06 | John Daly

While oil and graft frequently go hand in hand, such is not the case in Norway, where on 6 January the country’s Government Pension Fund – Global, more commonly referred…

Market Disruptor: Nuclear Restarts Spells Trouble for LNG

Jan 15, 2014 at 17:03 | Nick Cunningham

There are two major factors that have emerged in the last five years that have sparked a surge in LNG investments. First is the shale gas “revolution” in the United…

Reports of Coal’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Jan 15, 2014 at 16:46 | Matt Smith

I have pilfered from him before, and I will no doubt pilfer again. For Mark Twain is an excellent source of inspiration. Apparently, he said something along the lines…

DOT-111 Safety Major Issue in Crude-By-Rail Debate

Jan 14, 2014 at 17:14 | Rory Johnston

Experts from the Canadian rail industry, regulators, and representatives from all levels of government met in Ottawa on Monday to discuss the increasing number of tank car derailments and subsequent…

It’s all in the Pipeline

Jan 14, 2014 at 17:08 | Claude Salhani

Producing oil or extracting natural gas from the ground is only part of the problem; the other part is getting the product to market in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Total Prepares for $50m Investment in British Shale

Jan 14, 2014 at 17:04 | Joao Peixe

French oil giant Total is planning to spend $50 million on shale gas exploration in Britain’s East Midlands with the acquisition of a 40% stake in two licenses.

Don't Count U.K. out of Global Energy Race Yet

Jan 13, 2014 at 16:58 | Daniel J. Graeber

Chevron Corp. said its decision Monday to go ahead with the development of the Alder natural gas field in the British sector of the North Sea builds on an already…

Lifting the Oil Export Ban: Where the Refiners Stand

Jan 13, 2014 at 16:39 | Charles Kennedy

As the debate over whether to lift the US ban on crude oil exports intensifies, producers will clearly benefit, but the situation for refiners is more complicated, but most are…

The Fracking Revolution: Promise and Perils

Jan 13, 2014 at 16:36 | ISN Security Watch

Despite significant media attention and market interest, hydraulic fracturing could fail to live up to its hype. As Giacomo Luciani argues, the geology and engineering of fracking tightly link its…

It's not too Early to Review Drilling Efficiency

Jan 10, 2014 at 17:35 | Daniel J. Graeber

The U.S. oil industry's lobbying group said it wanted greater access to energy reserves for the benefit of the American people. For the industry itself, rigs are more efficient in…

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

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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

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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…

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