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Chesapeake, GE Get in on Home-Refueling Game

Oct 08, 2013 at 16:37

Several US companies are working on new ways to render natural gas cars more attractive: developing affordable home refueling systems that would make it easy to take advantage of…

Can Iroquois Capital Create Value for Gale Force Petroleum?

Oct 08, 2013 at 16:36

Last week, Texas oil producer Gale Force Petroleum (GFP) received its second letter this year from one of its top shareholders, New York based Iroquois Capital Opportunity Fund (ICO Fund).…

This Mystery Points to Big Changes Afoot for Coal

Oct 08, 2013 at 09:00

Mysterious news out of South Africa this week.Platts reports that coal stocks at the country's Richards Bay Coal Terminal hit an all-time high in September. At 5.5 million…

Oil-Rich Kurds Squeezed in Iraq

Oct 07, 2013 at 17:25

A state-owned energy company in the United Arab Emirates said Monday it received approval from the semiautonomous Kurdish government in Iraq to start developing an oil prospect there. With 30,000…

EIA Predicts U.S to be 2013’s Largest Petroleum Producer

Oct 07, 2013 at 17:20

The political gridlock in Washington has produced some interesting shutdowns as Congressional Republicans and Democrats sling charges of responsibility.Want to visit the Lincoln Memorial?Forget it.    

US Shale Dealt a Blow as Oil Majors Struggle to Turn a Profit

Oct 07, 2013 at 17:17

Newly exploited tight oil formations account for more than 100% of the increase in U.S. field production of crude oil since 2005. But that doesn't mean it's easy to…

Tensions Threaten Long Standing Natural Gas Partnership between EU and Russia

Oct 07, 2013 at 17:07

As the areas of potential conflict are multiplying, the EU and Russia seem to be blundering into an increasingly fractious energy relationship that threatens to hurt both sides. Russia’s policies…

Storing Carbon Dioxide in Fracked Shale Formations

Oct 07, 2013 at 17:02

Scientists estimate that about 10 to 18 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide could be stored in the Marcellus formation alone after the extraction of methane gas. The US has several other…

This Week in Energy: Welcome to the US Shale Reshuffle

Oct 04, 2013 at 18:56

This week we are watching with great interest what will be a reshuffling of US shale assets that paints an interesting picture of the emerging playing field. Anglo-Dutch supergiant Shell…

How Iran Plays the Oil Game … and Wins

Oct 04, 2013 at 18:28

Instability in Libya and other parts of North Africa may be giving international investors the jitters.  In August, U.S. energy explorer Apache Corp. said it had enough of the political…

Brazilian Policies Scare off Oil Majors

Oct 04, 2013 at 18:22

First, the good news.Later this month, on at a 21 October auction, Brazil will sell off leases in its massive Libra southern Atlantic offshore oil field, with high…

Why has Russia Really Charged Greenpeace Protestors with Piracy?

Oct 04, 2013 at 18:17

Countries don't usually charge protesters with piracy for trying to board an oil rig. But Russia has done so in a drama that constantly surprises. Here are five things to…

IKEA Tries to Simplify Solar

Oct 04, 2013 at 18:04

Swedish furniture giant IKEA is now selling solar panels at its stores in the UK as part of the company’s renewable energy ambitions.For about $9,200 each, customers at…

Fossil Fuel Demand is too High to be Controlled

Oct 04, 2013 at 17:59

American political conservatives like to say that their strategy of tax cuts all the time is designed to "starve the beast." The "beast," of course, refers to government, and…

Genel Energy Shares Up on Kurdistan Pipeline

Oct 04, 2013 at 17:36

Shares in Anglo-Turkish Genel Energy were up almost 5% this week on news of progress on the last segment of a pipeline running directly from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq…

The One Number Every Oil and Gas Investor Needs

Oct 04, 2013 at 17:28

I talked a little last week about the “recycle ratio”. This is a tool every oil and gas investor needs to understand. Without exaggeration, if you used only…

An Interesting Stock that has gone Under the Radar

Oct 04, 2013 at 17:24

The energy sector has begun to outperform the rest of the market and that trend seems to me to be just beginning.  Therefore, it's important to start honing down your…

Kurdistan: Raising the Oil & Gas Stakes

Oct 04, 2013 at 17:23

Until Sunday, 29 September, Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) has not seen an attack of the kind that plagues the rest of Iraq on a daily basis since 2007.

Oil Market Forecast & Review 4th October 2013

Oct 04, 2013 at 17:13

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government this week helped drive crude oil prices lower as investors assessed the possible negative impact of this ordeal on the U.S. economy. Expectations…

Niger’s Hedges Bets on French Uranium Assets

Oct 04, 2013 at 17:12

Bottom Line: Under constant threat of terrorist attacks in the security nightmare of Niger, French nuclear group Areva will now face an audit of its uranium mines as the Nigerien…

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