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Is it Time to Stop Worrying about Peak Oil?

Jul 15, 2013 at 18:14 | Futurity

Demand for oil will reach its own peak and decline before humans deplete the Earth’s supply of oil, experts say.“Peak oil” prognosticators have painted pictures of everything from…

Oil and Gas M&As; Reached $25 Billion in Q2 2013

Jul 15, 2013 at 18:10 | MINING.com

PLS Inc., a Houston-based research, transaction and advisory firm, in conjunction with its international partner, Derrick Petroleum Services, announced that global M&A oil and gas upstream deal activity for…

British North Sea Oil Decline Opens Window for Smaller Producers

Jul 12, 2013 at 19:41 | John Daly

British oil production from its offshore North Sea oil fields began in 1975, alongside Norway.The two countries pursued very different policies as regards investing the cash windfall –…

Brazil’s Hot Libra Auction: Worth the Price?

Jul 12, 2013 at 19:39 | Southern Pulse

The 21 October pre-salt auction of the Libra field off Brazil’s Atlantic coast is one of the most hotly anticipated hydrocarbon concession issuances ever. The field, around well…

Oil May Determine South Sudan's Future

Jul 12, 2013 at 19:36 | Daniel J. Graeber

Oil exports from South Sudan are expected to gain steam in the coming months. The country last week celebrated its second anniversary as an independent country and only recently resumed…

10 Points to Consider in the NGV Debate

Jul 12, 2013 at 19:33 | Matt Smith

The perception of natural gas as a mainstream fuel for vehicles runs the gamut, dependent upon where you live: from the improbable…to the viable…to the everyday reality. So from recent…

Six Tech Advancements Changing the Fossil Fuels Game

Jul 12, 2013 at 14:19 | Editorial Dept

Oil and gas is getting bigger, deeper, faster and more efficient, with new technology chipping away at “peak oil” concerns. While hydraulic fracturing has been the most visible revolutionary advancement,…

The Hidden Opportunity in Asian Coal

Jul 12, 2013 at 14:05 | Editorial Dept

If there was ever a contrarian play, it’s the coal sector today.Major coal producers like Peabody Energy (NYSE-BTU) are trading below the levels they saw during the height…

Next Shale ‘Boom’ - Our Money’s on Russia

Jul 12, 2013 at 13:46 | Editorial Dept

When the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its first-ever report that looked at shale oil and gas potential from a global perspective, the first question that came…

DEVELOPMENT & DISCOVERY ALERTS - Dana Gas Announces Find in Egypt

Jul 12, 2013 at 13:16 | Editorial Dept

Dana Gas Announces Find in EgyptUAE-based Dana Gas on 30 June announced a significant gas discovery in Egypt’s Nile Delta, just four days before Egypt’s military stepped in…

This Week in Energy: Senatorial Plea for Fast Action on LNG Exports

Jul 12, 2013 at 13:03 | James Stafford

Energy funding proposals and rejections this week in DC as Republicans attempt (unsuccessfully to slash and burn; more money for uranium enrichment at home; a desperate senatorial plea for fast…

Is Canada's Oil Charm Offensive Yesterday's News?

Jul 11, 2013 at 17:47 | Daniel J. Graeber

Canadian oil production is expected to be in a boom cycle for the next 20 years or so, fed largely by oil sands production in Alberta. Smaller players in the…

West-East Bitumen Pipeline in Canada Gets Boost

Jul 11, 2013 at 17:44 | Robert M Cutler

This week the province of Alberta signed a memorandum of understanding to pay up to $5 billion in tolls for transportation of its crude oil to eastern Canada. What is…

Scientists Finally Understand Titanium Dioxide – Huge Potential for PECs

Jul 11, 2013 at 17:25 | Brian Westenhaus

Researchers at University College London (UCL) have broken through to understanding of the properties of titanium dioxide known as ‘titania’ that is hoped to be used in photoelectrochemical cells…

China’s Oil Demand Set to Fall as Environment Finally comes before Economy

Jul 10, 2013 at 16:53 | Post Carbon

This spring, I spent three weeks traveling around China and needless to say, I, along with every other visitor, was impressed by the economic progress the Chinese have made in…

Opportunities Abound in the Smart Power Sector – Interview with EDF

Jul 09, 2013 at 17:21 | James Stafford

As oil prices continue their climb and look set to stay strong for some time to come and the shale boom continues its impressive advance, we thought we would take…

The “Mexico Explosion” in Natural Gas

Jul 08, 2013 at 17:23 | Keith Schaefer

The U.S. shale boom has an unexpected new beneficiary:  Mexico.In our last story, we reported on how Mexican demand for U.S. gas exports increased by 92% over…

GE to ‘Power Africa’, Without the Risk

Jul 08, 2013 at 17:12 | Charles Kennedy

Last weekend, US President Barack Obama unveiled his “power Africa” plan that aims to double access to power in sub-Saharan Africa through $7 billion in US government investment—and General Electric…

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Jul 08, 2013 at 15:36 | James Stafford

Greetings from London,As you have seen in past letters and mails I have been talking about our new subscription service “quite a lot.” So I thought it may…

For Better or Worse, Big Oil has Big U.S. Future

Jul 06, 2013 at 15:33 | Daniel J. Graeber

Oil major Shell announced it drilled into a discovery in the Gulf of Mexico that is estimated to hold as much as 100 million barrels of oil equivalent. Shell made…

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