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Spies, Hackers and Energy - Preventing a Digital Pearl Harbor

Apr 24, 2012 at 16:49 | Charles Kennedy

As the Obama Administration attempts to push some heavy-handed cyber security bills through the House that would further chip away at privacy, officials are painting a very bleak picture of…

Troubled Chesapeake Energy's financial savior - India?

Apr 24, 2012 at 16:37 | John Daly

It is one of Wall Street’s worst-kept secrets that Chesapeake Energy, America’s second largest producer of natural gas, is short of cash, facing an estimated $9.2 billion gap between its…

New MIT Study Suggests EU Emissions Targets are Failing

Apr 24, 2012 at 16:32 | Daniel J. Graeber

London and its partners in the European Union count their so-called 20-20-20 scheme as among the global models for a low-carbon future. Much of the region aims to cut emissions,…

Formula E: The Carbon Neutral Grand Prix

Apr 24, 2012 at 16:21 | Green Futures

With great acceleration and no need to change gears, electric cars are proving serious contenders in the high-octane world of motorsports.

Never Say Die - Keystone XL Pipeline to Enter U.S. Presidential Election

Apr 23, 2012 at 17:25 | John Daly

Like Lazarus arising from the grave, or a vampire pulling a stake out of his chest, the controversial Keystone LX pipeline, designed to transport Alberta’s crude oil sands output to…

Public-Interest State Reinvented in Argentina YPF Expropriation

Apr 23, 2012 at 17:22 | Charles Kennedy

The Argentine government’s sudden, hit-and-run expropriation of the majority foreign-owned stake in energy giant Repsol YPF SA is a response to everything from the global economic crisis and particularly how…

New LENR Machine is the Best Yet

Apr 23, 2012 at 17:19 | Brian Westenhaus

The new leader is Brillouin Energy with a new process named the Hot Tube Boiler.  Sterling Allen at PESN interviewed Brillouin’s Robert W. George II, CEO; and the…

Rickshaws Run on Compressed Natural Gas Could Help Delhi's Pollution Problem

Apr 23, 2012 at 17:11 | Green Futures

Looking to be a little greener for Earth Day? Ride in an auto rickshaw (if you happen to be in India)!These small vehicles offer a way to quickly…

UK Govt. Seismic Fracking Report Certain to Sharpen Debate

Apr 20, 2012 at 17:44 | John Daly

The process of hydraulic fracturing is a mining technique which uses injected fluid to propagate fractures in a rock layer to release hydrocarbon deposits that would otherwise be uncommercial. Developed…

Afghanistan Priority: Energy Security

Apr 20, 2012 at 17:41 | Charles Kennedy

A lot has happened in Afghanistan in recent days intrinsic more to geopolitics than to Afghanistan itself: Russia-US joint anti-drugs operations are in being put in full swing, Russia has…

Let the Azeri Gas Race Begin

Apr 20, 2012 at 17:39 | Daniel J. Graeber

The consortium behind the Shah Deniz natural gas field in Azerbaijan announced this week it was ready to move ahead with Front End Engineering and Design. That means the…

WestLB is the First Bank to Refuse Finance to Offshore Oil Rigs in the Arctic

Apr 20, 2012 at 17:35 | Mark Nicholls

WestLB will not provide finance to any offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, according to a new environmental policy that is understood to be the first of its…

The Problem with Banning Oil Speculation

Apr 20, 2012 at 17:33 | James Hamilton

Joseph P. Kennedy II, former Congressional Representative from Massachusetts, and founder, chairman, and president of Citizens Energy Corporation, has a proposal to make energy affordable for all. All we…

Stung by the Keystone XL Debacle, Canada Looks Eastwards

Apr 20, 2012 at 07:33 | John Daly

Given that the Keystone XL pipeline is apparently dead in the water at least until after the next presidential election, Canada is seeking new export markets in Asia for its…

Make It So - Energy Science Fiction Becoming Science Fact

Apr 20, 2012 at 07:30 | Shea Laverty

It's no secret that Gene Roddenberry's venerable "Star Trek" metaseries has inspired the imagination of millions since it first debuted in 1966. Strange worlds, compelling characters, and more techno-babble than…

Gazprom-Vietnam: All Hands on Deck in South China Sea

Apr 20, 2012 at 07:28 | Charles Kennedy

A deal struck earlier this month between Russia’s state gas giant, Gazprom, and Vietnam’s state oil and gas group, PetroVietnam, has geopolitical underpinnings aimed at China’s prowess in the South…

Should we Limit Speculation in the Oil and Gas Markets?

Apr 20, 2012 at 07:25 | Robert Rapier

Let’s Play ‘Blame the Speculators’Most people would probably agree that speculation in the oil and gas markets is hurting American consumers. Consider the case of Aubrey McClendon.…

Gasoline is Expensive - Deal with it

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:31 | Daniel J. Graeber

The White House announced it was getting into the commodities game in an effort to protect consumers from some of the geopolitical factors spilling over into the retail gasoline market.…

Iran's Occupation of Persian Gulf Islands Rattles Neighbors

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:28 | John Daly

As Iran struggles to mitigate the economic and political effects of the sanctions imposed on it by the international community over its nuclear activities, Tehran is seeking allies anywhere it…

Why the US is Not About to Become an Oil Exporter

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:26 | Gail Tverberg

Countries trade crude oil and oil products back and forth. When all of these transactions are netted out, is the US close to becoming a “net” oil exporter? With the…

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