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More About Oil (Part 2): OPEC'S STRATEGY

Feb 15, 2010 at 13:25 | Ferdinand E. Banks

The IEA has apparently calculated that OPEC earned 575 billion (U.S.) dollars in oil export revenues in 2009, a relatively depressed year, and might earn more than 700 billion this…

More About Oil (Part 1): A Preview of The New Decade

Feb 15, 2010 at 13:22 | Ferdinand E. Banks

In 20 years I predict energy wars over oil and  gas resources. By the time it becomes politically profitable to react to problems  in the transport energy sector, it will…

China's Monetary Moves Undercut Crude Oil Rally

Feb 12, 2010 at 21:24 | Darrell Delamaide

Oil Market Summary for 02/08/2010 – 02/12/2010. Crude oil prices took a dive on Friday after a week of gains from U.S. blizzards were undercut by another move in China…

New Invention Using Spent Nuclear Fuel Rods Could Unlock U.S. Oil Reserves Three Times Larger Than Saudi Arabia's

Feb 11, 2010 at 14:13 | Business Insider

There's some incredible new oil extraction technology being investigated over at Nuclearhydrocarbons.com. Essentially, the U.S. has a lot of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) rods from…

Endless Oil: Prices NOT Peaks are the Issue

Feb 08, 2010 at 15:13 | Ferdinand E. Banks

”Endless Oil” is the title of a piece in Business Week (Jan, 18, 2010). Its author is Stanley Reed, and it was interesting for me because I remember when Business…

Oil and Gas Industry Weathers Shifting Climate

Feb 01, 2010 at 20:10 | Fawzia Sheikh

Often the green movement’s whipping boy, the oil and gas sector has no chance of escaping the scourge of climate change, an issue that everyone from international leaders to even…

Are Official Estimates of Oil Reserves Correct? What Does this Mean for Oil Prices

Jan 28, 2010 at 21:51 | Editorial Dept

Over the next year or two, you will likely find yourself paying a LOT more at the gas pump. Big changes are taking place in the oil industry . With…

Canada's Alluring Energy Supply Regaining it's Lustre Despite Continued Criticism

Jan 27, 2010 at 19:05 | Fawzia Sheikh

As the recession fades from the Canadian oil sands and projects delayed amid months of uncertainty score a second chance, criticism has still not simmered down over how these pockets…

The Value of Empty Space - Japan Secures Oil Supply

Jan 26, 2010 at 23:49 | Dave Forest

Here's an interesting one in the realm of oil security. As we've discussed, Japan is using a lot less oil these days. In the last year, Japanese consumption dropped 800,000…

Crude Oil Prices Fall Victim to China Syndrome

Jan 22, 2010 at 21:08 | Darrell Delamaide

Oil Market roundup for 01/18/2010 – 01/22/2010. New measures by Chinese authorities to curb bank lending reversed a rally in energy prices early in the week, bringing West Texas Intermediate…

A Look at the Exploration Business and Mining Economics

Jan 18, 2010 at 17:12 | Dave Forest

We spend a lot of money looking for mines. Drilling, trenching, sampling, assaying, metallurgical testing, running geophysical surveys, taking soil geochemistry samples. All of these things are necessary to locate…

Oil Prices Fall as Winter Premium Melts Away

Jan 16, 2010 at 15:28 | Darrell Delamaide

Oil Market roundup: 11/01/2010 to 15/01/2010. Crude oil futures fell for five straight sessions as warmer weather in the U.S. dispelled forecasts of unusually low temperatures and allowed concerns about…

Canada's Oil Sands, Tarnished Images and Dirty Commodities

Jan 15, 2010 at 16:29 | Editorial Dept

“When you think of Canada, which qualities come to mind: the world's peacekeeper, the friendly nation, a liberal counterweight to the harsher pieties of its southern neighbour, decent, civilised, fair,…

A Disobliging Update on the Price of Oil

Jan 09, 2010 at 16:21 | Ferdinand E. Banks

There still seems to be a deplorable uncertainty about the future price of the most important commodity in the world. A few months ago Philip Verleger – now apparently guest…

What Happens When the Wells Run Dry?

Jan 08, 2010 at 16:55 | Claude Salhani

One nagging question that the industrial world has been asking itself since the discovery of the first oil well is what happens when the wells begin to run dry. The…

A Gas Company Revolutionizes Canadian Oil

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

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

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

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

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…

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