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A Coal Stock Worth Buying?

A Coal Stock Worth Buying?

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Exxon’s Bakken Expansion is Rewarded as USGS Doubles Reserves Estimate

Jun 07, 2013 at 22:06 | Dian L. Chu

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently released an updated oil and gas resource estimate on the Bakken formation, which covers parts of Montana, North Dakota and Saskatchewan.Unlike the…

Time to Rebalance your MLP Portfolio

Jun 07, 2013 at 17:11 | Dan Dicker

Interest rate volatility has made the dividend-paying stocks a minefield in the last several weeks and likely to continue to make them difficult investments to hold.  In the energy space,…

Kurdistan: Our Pick for the Next Big Buy Out

Jun 07, 2013 at 17:09 | James Stafford

You might not have heard of Oryx (OXC), so if we’re treading on virgin territory here, we’ve got a good reason for doing so. Earlier this month, Oryx—the…

Next on the US Shale Scene? Try Tuscaloosa

Jun 07, 2013 at 17:02 | Editorial Dept

It’s not a household name yet—and it’s a bit of a mouthful—but the 2.7 million-acre Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) in Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi is shaping up to be…

Canadian Company Strikes Deal for LNG Exports to Europe

Jun 06, 2013 at 17:06 | Robert M Cutler

Planned exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from North America are already beginning to affect world energy markets, as the German company E.ON confirmed this week that it had agreed…

Is a Freefall in Oil Prices Really Underway?

Jun 06, 2013 at 17:05 | Robert Rapier

Over the past three weeks, there have been numerous headlines insinuating that a freefall in oil prices is underway. Last week I read that the various causes were a slowdown…

Free Market LNG: the Next “Endless Bid?”

Jun 05, 2013 at 16:56 | Keith Schaefer

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) prices have long been linked to the price of oil—with gas priced at roughly 13% or 1/8th the price of Brent, with the details determined in…

No End to BP Settlement Deal

Jun 05, 2013 at 16:51 | Charles Kennedy

BP is hoping that a US appeals court will get it out of a big fix over a settlement deal for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill as billions…

Crude Oil Glut Forecast for 2014

Jun 04, 2013 at 16:56 | The Energy Report

Stepping away from the pack, Andrew Coleman of Raymond James Equity Research is making a contrarian forecast for an oil glut in 2014. Shale oil production is on the ascent,…

Humanity Imperiled - The Path to Disaster

Jun 04, 2013 at 16:52 | Tom Dispatch

Published with permission by Tom DispatchWhat is the future likely to bring?  A reasonable stance might be to try to look at the human species from the…

Will Rail Run Out of Steam Post-Keystone?

Jun 03, 2013 at 17:00 | Daniel J. Graeber

More than 97,000 rail carloads of crude oil were delivered in the United States during the first quarter of the year. That's 20 percent more than the fourth quarter of…

Lots of Energy, Little Access: Africa and Asia in the Dark

Jun 03, 2013 at 16:57 | Charles Kennedy

Some 1.2 billion people globally have no access to electricity, while 2.8 billion are forced to burn waste to cook and heat their homes, according to a recent World Bank-sponsored…

Marketing has Created an Overinflated Demand for Energy in the West

Jun 03, 2013 at 16:51 | Kurt Cobb

The name of the popular American television series "Mad Men" comes from the nickname given to those who worked in New York City's advertising agencies in the 1950s. The…

Boom in Production of ‘Technological Barrels’ of Oil Drives Prices Down

Jun 03, 2013 at 16:45 | Stuart Burns

A debate is going on in the oil industry and among its consumers about the medium- to longer-term impact of North American shale oil and Canadian tar sands on the…

Relentless Buffett Woos Nevada

May 31, 2013 at 16:53 | Charles Kennedy

Nevada’s officials are breaking out the champagne with the news that investor extraordinaire Warren Buffett is acquiring the state’s electric monopoly, NV Energy, for $5.6 billion.  Even…

Is Iraq Capable of Becoming the Largest Oil Producer in the World

May 31, 2013 at 16:48 | Dave Summers

There is often quite a debate in the Peak Oil community over the difference between a reserve and a resource. Simplistically a resource is the amount of, for the sake…

Rising Costs are Putting Limits on Energy Production

May 31, 2013 at 16:37 | Gail Tverberg

The energy limit we are running into is a cost limit. I would argue that neither the Republican or Democrat approach to solving the problem will really work.The…

Our Top Pick for the Next Bakken/Eagle Ford

May 31, 2013 at 13:51 | James Stafford

In the coming weeks, we’re going to detail all the potential candidates, but we’re starting out with what is hands down THE next venue to play, why we believe this…

Energy Update: Is OPEC Really Worried About the U.S. Oil & Gas Boom?

May 31, 2013 at 11:50 | James Stafford

New energy police leadership around the corner; a bit of unusual energy consumerism philosophy; various takes on how scared OPEC is about the US oil and gas boom; and a…

Can GE Make Fracking Safer?

May 30, 2013 at 17:06 | Charles Kennedy

In three years, General Electric Co. has gone from only dabbling in oil and gas to investing a whopping $15 billion in the sector, with an eye for diversity and…

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