• 3 minutes e-car sales collapse
  • 6 minutes America Is Exceptional in Its Political Divide
  • 11 minutes Perovskites, a ‘dirt cheap’ alternative to silicon, just got a lot more efficient

Article Archive | Page 1359

The Top 5 Non-Energy Sources of Climate Change

Jun 11, 2014 at 17:06

On June 2, U.S. President Barack Obama announced a sweeping plan to rein in carbon pollution from the nation’s coal-fired power plants. It was the most significant step his…

Why Greenbacks Aren't Going Toward Green Energy

Jun 11, 2014 at 16:52

Coal-fired power in the United States should start to ebb as regulations targeting pollution come into effect. More power, in turn, is coming online in the form of green energy…

‘Green’ Oil Refinery Planned For Canada’s Pacific Coast

Jun 11, 2014 at 16:35

Not all of Canada’s oil sands are destined for the proposed – and much disputed – Keystone XL pipeline through the United States. Energy start-up Pacific Energy Future…

When the Wind Doesn’t Blow

Jun 11, 2014 at 16:28

Every morning after I wake up, I have a routine. The first thing I do, regardless of how sleepy I might still be, is slip on my shoes and run…

Crude Energy Leading the Way in the "New Bakken"

Jun 11, 2014 at 10:13

The tight oil boom in the United States is a well-worn story, and it is difficult to find oil and gas companies that have huge growth prospects but are not…

Here's This Year's Biggest Loss of Oil Supply

Jun 11, 2014 at 08:43

There's been a lot of debate lately about the future of oil prices. With a steady chorus of observers suggesting that crude must fall--as indicated by backwardation in futures curves…

Mosul Falls to Insurgents, Threatening Iraqi Oil Sector

Jun 10, 2014 at 17:04

OPEC’s second largest oil producer is in severe disarray just as the world has come to rely upon Iraq for greater energy supplies.Iraq is facing its biggest security…

An Oil Company Has Beat Amazon’s Drones Into The Skies

Jun 10, 2014 at 16:47

In another sign that the United States has evolved into a major oil-producing nation, the first company to receive government permission to fly commercial drones over unpopulated areas isn’t

Throwing Energy Away – From Trash to Electricity

Jun 10, 2014 at 16:38

Philipp Schmidt-Pathmann wakes up every day thinking about trash. What got him thinking about it in the first place is how much of it is simply dumped into landfills across…

IEA Says the Party’s Over

Jun 10, 2014 at 16:17

The International Energy Agency has just released a new special report called “World Energy Investment Outlook” that should send policy makers screaming and running for the exits—if they are…

The World's #2 Uranium Mine Starts Producing

Jun 10, 2014 at 08:56

The line on China has always been: companies here are primarily concerned with securing supplies of valuable commodities. With revenues and profits coming second.That certainly appears to be…

You Won't Believe How Off-Target Grid Security Really Is

Jun 09, 2014 at 17:12

The British government wants to put cybercriminals who target the nation's energy sector behind bars for life. Many of the worst power outages in history, however, had more to do…

OPEC Meets As World Oil Demand Rises, Production Sputters

Jun 09, 2014 at 17:01

Last December, as OPEC prepared to meet in Vienna, Bloomberg News reported that analysts it polled had predicted that the oil cartel would leave its production quota unchanged in the…

Moscow and Kiev: A Dialogue Of The Deaf

Jun 09, 2014 at 16:51

A major energy crisis was averted last week in parts of Europe when common sense prevailed over the habitual hard-headedness often displayed by many politicians.Russia was set to…

Energy Reform in Mexico Continues to Present Risks

Jun 09, 2014 at 16:29

So dear to Mexican society is the legacy of Lázaro Cárdenas’s 1938 expropriation of the country’s oil sector that it is still celebrated annually as a national holiday. Perhaps it…

Countdown Begins for Decision on Northern Gateway Pipeline

Jun 09, 2014 at 16:02

Canada’s federal government is expected to announce its final decision on Enbridge’s (TSX, NYSE:ENB) Northern Gateway proposed pipeline, which would run from northern Alberta to a tanker port in Kitimat,…

We Just Got 3 Signs of A Turnaround In Coal

Jun 09, 2014 at 08:45

It seems to be the darkest hour in the thermal coal market right now.Prices in key markets like Australia have dipped to multi-year lows. With benchmark Newcastle coal…

Peak Pollution: China to Lead the Clean Energy Revolution

Jun 06, 2014 at 19:17

City-dwelling Chinese may still be choking on smog, but amid all the haze, China may be turning a corner in its fight on pollution. Top Chinese officials have hinted at…

Kurdish Oil Looks For Buyers As Baghdad Warns Them Away

Jun 06, 2014 at 18:55

The Norwegian energy company DNO International says it has exceeded 100,000 barrels of oil per day from its operations in the Kurdish north of Iraq, while Russian energy company Gazprom…

Converging Energy Crises – And How our Current Situation Differs from the Past

Jun 06, 2014 at 18:45

At the Age of Limits Conference, I gave a talk called Converging Crises (PDF), talking about the crises facing us as we reach energy limits. In this post,…

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News