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Russia Bets Big On The World's Least Explored Oil Frontier

Russia Bets Big On The World's Least Explored Oil Frontier

With international sanctions forcing Russia…

Natural Gas Could Soon Fall Below $2

Natural Gas Could Soon Fall Below $2

A bounce back in natural…

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Scotland Well on the Way to Achieving 100% Renewable Energy by 2020

Scotland Well on the Way to Achieving 100% Renewable Energy by 2020

Jan 19, 2012 at 13:28 | James Burgess

Back in 2010 Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmon, proclaimed that by 2025 all of Scotland would be powered by 100% renewable energy, with an interim target of 31% by 2011.…

Is Abu Dhabi Losing Interest in Renewable Energy?

Is Abu Dhabi Losing Interest in Renewable Energy?

Jan 18, 2012 at 17:33 | James Burgess

Abu Dhabi is the fifth-largest oil producer in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, and the largest and richest Emirate in the UAE, holding almost all of the country’s oil…

Bulgaria Bans Fracking Following Public Protests

Bulgaria Bans Fracking Following Public Protests

Jan 18, 2012 at 15:23 | James Burgess

Bulgaria has just recently joined Brazil and Nigeria as countries in which oil giant Chevron are experiencing problems. I say this following the announcement that the US oil company has…

Lithuania Seeks to Break Gazprom’s Stranglehold on Natural Gas Imports

Lithuania Seeks to Break Gazprom’s Stranglehold on Natural Gas Imports

Jan 17, 2012 at 19:29 | John Daly

Russia's state-owned natural gas monopoly OAO Gazprom is the sole supplier of gas to former Soviet republics Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, a situation that Lithuanian legislators would like to change.

Natural Gas Analysis for the Week of January 16, 2012

Natural Gas Analysis for the Week of January 16, 2012

Jan 16, 2012 at 20:10

Despite the previous week’s closing price reversal bottom, March Natural Gas could not attract fresh buyers and the market failed to confirm the potentially bullish chart pattern. Last week’s range…

Ukraine Seeks to Lessen Dependence on Russian Natural Gas Imports

Ukraine Seeks to Lessen Dependence on Russian Natural Gas Imports

Jan 16, 2012 at 16:21 | Charles Kennedy

Just days after concluding an agreement with the Russian Federation, cutting imports of Gazprom natural gas, the Ukrainian government is seeking ways to diversify its energy sources to further lessen…

Greek Deputy Environment Minister - Greece Will Exploit its Oil

Greek Deputy Environment Minister - Greece Will Exploit its Oil

Jan 16, 2012 at 16:20 | Charles Kennedy

In a situation certain to raise tensions with neighboring Turkey, Greece has announced its intention to proceed with the development of its undersea hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean. 

Jordan Optimistic Qatari Nat Gas Will Help Replace Egyptian Delivery Shortages

Jordan Optimistic Qatari Nat Gas Will Help Replace Egyptian Delivery Shortages

Jan 16, 2012 at 16:19 | Charles Kennedy

Since the triumph of the Egyptian revolution in February 2011 Jordan’s natural gas imports have suffered “collateral damage,” as Egyptian militants repeatedly bombed Egypt's $500 million East Mediterranean Gas Company…

Romania's Murky Natural Gas Market

Romania's Murky Natural Gas Market

Jan 16, 2012 at 16:17 | Joao Peixe

Dan Victor Alesandru, former Secretary of State in the Ministry of Economy in the first Tariceanu government (December 2004 - December 2008), is under investigation by the Directia de Investigare…

South Sudan Warns Khartoum Against Impeding Oil Exports

South Sudan Warns Khartoum Against Impeding Oil Exports

Jan 16, 2012 at 16:16 | Joao Peixe

South Sudan’s government has warned the Sudanese government against continuing to delay the export of its petroleum through its northern ports by preventing ships carrying crude from transporting South Sudan's…

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