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Oil Prices Climb as Sentiment Continues to Improve

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Marcellus Gas Displacing Alberta Suppliers

May 06, 2014 at 16:39 | Chris Pedersen

For anyone covering the energy industry, it is often wise to take most production forecasts with a healthy dose of skepticism. The Marcellus shale gas production growth has turned out…

Israel Celebrates 66th Anniversary With Some Peace, Some Oil, Some Incertitude

May 06, 2014 at 16:22 | Claude Salhani

May 5th marked the 66th anniversary of the founding of Israel. As the Jewish state marked the occasion, the government looks forward to exploiting the recently discovered oil and gas…

AAA: Drivers Should Soon See Relief At The Pump

May 05, 2014 at 17:21 | Daniel J. Graeber

As U.S. gasoline production increases in anticipation of the summer driving season, the American Automobile Association said it is expecting prices at the pump to drop by Memorial Day, May…

Visegrad Group Urges U.S. To Hasten LNG Exports

May 05, 2014 at 17:15 | Llewellyn King

The trouble with gas is that it is not as easy to move around as oil, which is a problem, because it’s on the verge of becoming as important.

Diamonds From Smog? China Plans To Try It

May 05, 2014 at 17:05 | MINING.com

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and a team of other artists and engineers are developing a new, energy-friendly mechanism that sucks smog out of the air and transforms it into diamonds.

Another George Bush Enters Politics, Seeks Powerful Texas Energy Post

May 05, 2014 at 16:48 | Climate Progress

George Prescott Bush, the 38-year-old son of Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, has brought the Bush dynasty into a new generation by entering his first political race this year…

Mexico Proposes Energy Rules To Attract Investment

May 02, 2014 at 15:22 | Nick Cunningham

The Mexican government has released its much-anticipated new rules on its oil sector, putting some meat on the bones of major energy reforms it announced last year. The rules appear…

Weakening Russian Energy Sector May Not Support Geopolitical Ambitions

May 02, 2014 at 15:08 | Daniel J. Graeber

The Russian economy may not be able to finance the Kremlin's ambitions in Eastern Europe for much longer because the country's oil and gas output is no longer a strong…

Iran Tears Up Azadegan Contract With China

May 02, 2014 at 15:01 | John Daly

China -- one of the few countries to invest in Iran despite international sanctions against it over its nuclear program -- has had its contract to develop Iran’s Azadegan oil…

Scientists Say 'Frackquakes' Are Going To Get Stronger

May 02, 2014 at 14:39 | Climate Progress

The man-made earthquakes that have been shaking up the southern United States only stand to get stronger and more dangerous as the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking,…

Midstream Opportunities in the Marcellus

May 02, 2014 at 10:34 | Dan Dicker

I’ve been warning readers about 1st quarter energy results in the Exploration and Production companies – believing that the results would be overhyped and lead to disappointments.  But nothing like…

How to Profit from Chinese LNG Demand

May 02, 2014 at 10:31 | Editorial Dept

On April 30, a U.S. House congressional committee passed a bill that would streamline the approval process for exporting liquefied natural gas from the United States. Sponsored by Rep.…

Newfield Exploration: A Microcosm Of US Oil & Gas

May 02, 2014 at 10:26 | Editorial Dept

The US oil and gas industry has been in transition over the last decade or so. It is not that long ago that offshore oil and international exploration were the…

Global Energy Advisory - 2nd May 2014

May 02, 2014 at 10:18 | Editorial Dept

Libya lifts force majeure at ZueitinaThe Libyan National Oil Corp. announced it lifted a legal clause that absolved it from meeting contractual obligations at the eastern oil…

Why This Midstream Player is Making Waves

May 02, 2014 at 10:12 | Editorial Dept

More North American energy companies are turning to rail transport as an option to get crude oil to refineries because there isn't enough pipeline infrastructure in place to keep pace…

Mixed Earnings Reports Suggest Big Oil May Have Peaked

May 01, 2014 at 16:55 | Nick Cunningham

First-quarter earnings reports are in and the world’s biggest oil companies are reporting mixed results.ExxonMobil, the largest producer of natural gas in the U.S., reported quarterly earnings…

The Future Still Looks Bright For Brazil’s Energy Giant, Petrobras

May 01, 2014 at 16:44 | Lisa Viscidi

After many years of praise, Brazil’s national oil company, Petrobras, has come under increased criticism, with its weak profits, soaring debts and flat-lining oil production viewed as signs that the…

Why Hasn’t The U.S. Gone After Gazprom?

May 01, 2014 at 16:35 | John Daly

Amidst the deepening war of words over Moscow’s annexation of Crimea, U.S. President Barack Obama on April 28 added more Russian individuals and companies to a sanctions list that already…

Miley, Bieber, And Changing Global Oil Dynamics

Apr 30, 2014 at 17:09 | Matt Smith

Let’s go a little controversial here. The U.S. oil boom is such a headline-grabbing topic at the moment that I cannot help but draw comparisons betwixt it and its pop…

Fast Growing Tanzania Looks To Begin LNG Production By 2020

Apr 30, 2014 at 16:54 | John Daly

With an estimated 46.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves that are expected to rise to 200 trillion cubic feet in the next two years, Tanzania is now firmly…

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