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The Unconventional Gas Red Zone

Oct 20, 2010 at 08:24 | Dave Forest

Great chart from PFC Energy. Presented at an Institute of Energy Economics, Japan seminar last month. The piece shows the "red zones" in global unconventional gas (shale, tight gas, coal…

Venezuela to Supply Belarus With 30 Million Tons of Oil

Oct 20, 2010 at 08:22 | Bruce Pannier

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez visited Belarus on October 16 promising President Alyaksandr Lukashenka that Venezuela could fill Belarus's oil refineries "for the next 200 years." The Venezuelan leader, whose policies…

Peak Oil and Climate Change: The Time for Arguing is Over

Oct 20, 2010 at 08:18 | Kurt Cobb

"Don't waste your breath" needs to become a mantra in the peak oil and sustainability communities. The season for arguing with peak oil and climate change deniers has long since…

NASCAR Going Green

Oct 20, 2010 at 08:16 | David Gabel

NASCAR, the National Association for Auto Stock Car Racing, the world's largest motor sports association, is trying to green its image. Under chairman and CEO, Brian France, NASCAR is seeking…

The Coming Boom in Oil Shale

Oct 18, 2010 at 08:45 | Al Fin

The US is sitting on more reserves of oil-equivalent than is likely to be found in the entire Persian Gulf. Under the Obama regime that is all the US will…

The Gold Rush in Iraq

Oct 17, 2010 at 10:05 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

There is a Gold Rush Underway in Iraq, with major implications for the rest of us. The success of the recent oil auctions in Iraq is creating a windfall for…

Not So Nice About Oil

Oct 17, 2010 at 09:53 | Ferdinand E. Banks

Last week I gave a lecture in Paris at the Université de Paris (Dauphine), in which I did my usual best to explain to a group of energy economics students…

Liquid Gold

Oct 13, 2010 at 13:06 | Dave Forest

There's a growing divide in the North America gas industry. Liquids or non. The always hawkish energy eye of Colorado's Bentek Energy recently observed the growing effect of liquids-rich plays…

Obama Lifts Deepwater Drilling Ban in The Gulf of Mexico

Oct 13, 2010 at 09:28 | RFE/RL staff

The Obama administration has lifted a six-month moratorium on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico that was imposed after the massive BP oil spill began in April. The…

US Utility Companies to Meet Clean Energy Targets with Nuclear and Coal?

Oct 12, 2010 at 22:51 | Gloria Gonzalez

  Nuclear and cleaner coal would be considered eligible sources in an alternate clean energy standard proposed in the US Senate last week. The Clean Energy Standard Act of 2010…

Oil Industry Officials Concerned With Iran’s Ability to Deal With Offshore Oil Spill

Oct 11, 2010 at 10:49 | IWPR

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has caused some industry experts to reflect on how their country would cope in a similar emergency. While Iran has considerable experience…

The U.S. Wastes the Equivalent of 350 Million Barrels of Oil Each Year on Unwanted Food

Oct 08, 2010 at 10:51 | David Gabel

America is certainly the land of plenty. This country has been blessed with an overabundance of natural resources and some of the world's most fertile agricultural land. However, every year…

Getting Something for Nothing

Oct 08, 2010 at 10:28 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

I just contracted to buy all the gasoline I want at 31 cents a gallon. No, I have not struck oil in my backyard, or come into an inheritance from…

Tourism Resorts and Oil Exploration in the Caspian Sea

Oct 07, 2010 at 12:06 | Global Intelligence Report

One indirect consequence of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the impact it may have on the financing of the many tourism projects that have sprouted along the Caspian…

Will Oil Break Out Soon

Oct 07, 2010 at 10:00 | Bruce Krasting

Jon Hilsenrath (WSJ) has yet another article on Fed propaganda to ease the way to QE-2. Today it was Chicago Fed boss Charles Evans doing the talking. He is in…

Finding a Path for the New Energy Economy

Oct 07, 2010 at 09:26 | Brian Westenhaus

Lots of pundits politicians and special interests all want their idea to be the path for a new energy economy.  Lest we forget, we consumers will pay for whatever idea…

The Next Shale Gas Hotspot

Oct 06, 2010 at 17:14 | Dave Forest

Shale gas is going global. It's simply too groundbreaking a concept not to spread. Shale is now the name of the gas game in North America. And Europe is starting…

Could Falling Venezuelan Oil Production Lead to Foreign Intervention

Oct 06, 2010 at 09:57 | Kurt Cobb

In a world desperate for new oil supplies, Venezuela beckons. But will its fumbling management of oil production lead to foreign intervention, covert or otherwise, in a effort to raise…

Jordan’s Oil Shale Deposits Contain 500 Billion Barrels of Oil Equivalent

Oct 06, 2010 at 09:54 | Al Fin

JORDAN has over 0.59 trillion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) of oil-shale reserves, says one of the companies trying to develop the resource. It is an estimate that could revolutionise…

China Not Ready for Emissions Trading

Oct 06, 2010 at 09:46 | Christopher Cundy

China will establish a national emissions trading system at some time in the future, the country’s top climate negotiator said this week, but opportunities remain limited for now. Xie Zhenhua,…

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