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Disaster Looms Over Libyan Oil

Disaster Looms Over Libyan Oil

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The Technology To Transform The Utilities Sector

The Technology To Transform The Utilities Sector

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Oil Prices Fall As Russia Reconsiders Production Cuts

Oil Prices Fall As Russia Reconsiders Production Cuts

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What is up with the gdp-less recovery?

What is up with the gdp-less recovery?

Mar 13, 2012 at 11:01 | Editorial Dept

That is what people are calling it, although I would not use that term.  Jon Hilsenrath has the best overview I have seen, here is one excerpt: Robert Gordon,…

$1 Billion Hydroelectric Plant to be Built in Cameroon

$1 Billion Hydroelectric Plant to be Built in Cameroon

Mar 13, 2012 at 10:35 | Joao Peixe

Africa is becoming more and more famous for its renewable energy projects. The huge continent has vast abundance of renewable energy sources, and as its economies develop it is looking…

Critics Attempt to Damage Rossi's E-Cat with Unfounded Complaints

Critics Attempt to Damage Rossi's E-Cat with Unfounded Complaints

Mar 12, 2012 at 17:19 | Brian Westenhaus

Andrea Rossi, the inventor and organizer of the E-Cat LENR or cold fusion thermal energy production device has a new problem.  It looks like another tempest of vague grounds. Steven…

Oil Price - Always and Everywhere a Monetary Phenomenon?

Oil Price - Always and Everywhere a Monetary Phenomenon?

Mar 12, 2012 at 17:16 | Ronald Stoeferle

We believe that the “Bernanke put” is the main culprit for the price premiums in the commodity sector. The US central bank has repeatedly pointed out the positive effects of…

UK's New Green Investment Bank to be Headquartered in Edinburgh

UK's New Green Investment Bank to be Headquartered in Edinburgh

Mar 11, 2012 at 11:12 | James Burgess

The UK government has decided to open the HQ of its Green Investment Bank (GIB) in Edinburgh, Scotland. Vince Cable, the UK business secretary, announced that the GIB would have…

Would an Arctic Methane Release Spell the End of Human Life on Earth?

Would an Arctic Methane Release Spell the End of Human Life on Earth?

Mar 09, 2012 at 16:23 | Editorial Dept

Let’s suppose that the Arctic started to degas methane 100 times faster than it is today. I just made that number up trying to come up with a blow-the-doors-off surprise,…

Iran Looking to Resume Talks Over its Nuclear Program

Iran Looking to Resume Talks Over its Nuclear Program

Mar 07, 2012 at 18:42 | Charles Kennedy

Iran has finally offered to resume talks about its nuclear program. The five permanent members of the UN Security Council; the US, Russia, China, France, and Britain, along with Germany,…

New Nano-Scale Silver Tree Could Revolutionize Solar Power

New Nano-Scale Silver Tree Could Revolutionize Solar Power

Mar 07, 2012 at 17:19 | James Burgess

Electricity from solar power is produced via photovoltaic cells in solar panels, or mirrors reflecting the suns energy onto giant solar towers. But a team of researchers at the University…

Chevron's Nigerian Rig Fire Finally Goes Out on its Own

Chevron's Nigerian Rig Fire Finally Goes Out on its Own

Mar 07, 2012 at 17:18 | James Burgess

The fire has finally gone out at Chevron’s Funiwa natural gas rig off the coast of Nigeria. It started back in January when equipment failure caused an explosion that is…

US Plastic Industry Set to Grow with $30 Billion Investment in New Factories

US Plastic Industry Set to Grow with $30 Billion Investment in New Factories

Mar 07, 2012 at 17:15 | Charles Kennedy

We often think of oil and gas being used to provide fuel for power plants in order to create electricity, or to create petrol and diesel for running vehicles; but…

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