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Shell recently announced that their Prelude floating LNG project off northwest Western Australia has passed another milestone, with the $US12.6 billion ($11.8bn) project receiving final investment approval. Prelude…

The Oil Beneath California

The Oil Beneath California

Jun 07, 2011 at 07:41 | Dave Summers

The development of oil in Texas produced, in its time, the four richest men in the world (H.L. Hunt, Sid Richardson, Roy Cullen and Clint Murchison) and the single richest…

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Jun 06, 2011 at 07:58 | John Daly

Twentieth-century American military history has two iconic dates - 7 December 1941, the attack on Pearl Harbor and 6 June 1944, D-Day, when the liberation of Europe began. The subsequent…

Bosporus Bypass Canal - An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Bosporus Bypass Canal - An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Jun 06, 2011 at 07:53 | John Daly

The implosion of the USSR suddenly opened up the former Soviet Union’s energy assets to western investment. Of these, the most important was the Caspian basin, whose 143,244 square miles…

Afghanistan’s Developing Oil Industry Causing Envious Glares from Neighbors

Afghanistan’s Developing Oil Industry Causing Envious Glares from Neighbors

Jun 06, 2011 at 07:51 | IWPR

Afghanistan is developing a modest oil industry, with some wells already on stream and others expected to start producing later this year. Some experts worry that neighbouring states will grow…

Offshore Oil Dispute in South China Sea Has Enormous Global Implications

Offshore Oil Dispute in South China Sea Has Enormous Global Implications

Jun 03, 2011 at 07:48 | John Daly

The world’s unceasing quest for new oil deposits has combined with offshore technology to impel many countries to investigate their offshore resources in their “exclusive economic zone,”  (EEZ) defined by…

Does Fracking Cause Earthquakes?

Does Fracking Cause Earthquakes?

Jun 03, 2011 at 07:46 | Professor Chris Rhodes

Hydraulic Fracturing, known as "frac'ing" in the industry, has made another unwelcome appearance in the media, in which the process is termed "fracking", where it is reported that the…

Germany and UK’s Recent Green Energy Decisions Political not Practical

Germany and UK’s Recent Green Energy Decisions Political not Practical

Jun 03, 2011 at 07:33 | Dave Summers

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How Much of the Price of Oil is Due to Dollar Weakness?

Jun 03, 2011 at 07:30 | Allen Gilmer

Our markets seem very sensitive to the price of oil... to the extent that I read articles about how high oil prices are keeping the economy down. That begs the…

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Correcting Obama's Anti-Energy Agenda: The American Energy Act

Jun 02, 2011 at 08:18 | MasterResource

The Obama Administration has been implementing an anti-energy agenda since coming to Washington. From day one, Obama and his “dream ‘green’ team” have worked to increase the cost of traditional…


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