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Jan 06, 2010 at 17:07 | Dave Forest

The next big thing is here in the Canadian oil patch. I wrote a few weeks ago that a number of new Alberta and Saskatchewan petroleum plays are being poked…

Clean Coal - Not as Clean as We Thought

Clean Coal - Not as Clean as We Thought

Dec 30, 2009 at 14:42 | Editorial Dept

Is the term “clean coal” an oxymoron?  That’s a hot question for politicians, the energy industry and environmentalists, alike.  While the words seem intuitively clear, the meaning of the term,…

Petro Unfriendly California Changing it's Stance on Oil

Petro Unfriendly California Changing it's Stance on Oil

Dec 30, 2009 at 14:18 | Dave Forest

The financial crisis changed the way people think. At least some people. In North America, the bursting of the housing bubble dispelled the myth you could get rich simply by…

Exxon's Built in Escape Hatch From the Shale Gas Game

Exxon's Built in Escape Hatch From the Shale Gas Game

Dec 29, 2009 at 20:36 | Dave Forest

ExxonMobil's buyout of XTO Energy was the story of December. It might be the story of 2009. But equally important are the details now emerging about the deal. Particularly the…

The Natural Gas Sector, Shale Gas & Exxon's $31 Billion Takeover of XTO Energy

The Natural Gas Sector, Shale Gas & Exxon's $31 Billion Takeover of XTO Energy

Dec 15, 2009 at 19:51 | Dave Forest

Yesterday's big news in the commodities world was Exxon's $31 billion takeover of XTO Energy. The acquisition is a big endorsement by the world's largest energy company. The majority of…

Natural Gas Advances Save The World From Energy Crisis

Natural Gas Advances Save The World From Energy Crisis

Dec 12, 2009 at 17:16 | Editorial Dept

News spreads quickly throughout the energy industry, especially when that news is good! The “Energy Crisis” may very well be over, long before it ever had a chance to cripple…

A Detailed Guide on the Many Different Types of Crude Oil

A Detailed Guide on the Many Different Types of Crude Oil

Dec 02, 2009 at 17:12 | Editorial Dept

Some people arbitrarily speak about oil as if it is a single, indistinguishably homogenous substance without any unique differentiation, but this is actually not the case at all! In fact,…

New Techniques Oil Companies are Using in Drilling for Oil

New Techniques Oil Companies are Using in Drilling for Oil

Nov 25, 2009 at 16:35 | Editorial Dept

As the politics and philosophical arguments about “Peak Oil” continue to rage, science continues to move steadily onward, progressively creating new and better ways to both find and extract oil…

Biofuel of the Future - Turning our Garbage into Energy

Biofuel of the Future - Turning our Garbage into Energy

Nov 23, 2009 at 14:06 | Editorial Dept

Two overwhelming environmental calamities, simultaneously banging at the door of our consciousness, may very well be more closely related than you might originally think. Calamity #1: We appear to be…

The Hidden Costs of Energy Production: $120 billion a year +

The Hidden Costs of Energy Production: $120 billion a year +

Nov 18, 2009 at 21:18 | Editorial Dept

Yes, $120 billion a year: That’s the final tally of the negative effects of energy production and use. And that's just a partial estimate, because it doesn’t include damages from…

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