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The EIA Says Now is the Time to Drop Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Mar 05, 2013 at 15:31

With domestic oil production soaring, and petroleum and coal sector profits rising at a rapid clip, now seems the right time to cut back on tax expenditures related to oil…

Energy Efficiency Vital to Cutting Oil Demand

Mar 05, 2013 at 15:25

When peak oil first came to widespread public attention some 10 or 15 years ago, there was some debate about whether peak oil was the solution to climate change caused…

Anadarko's Horizontal Wattenberg Wells are Moneymakers

Mar 05, 2013 at 15:21

There's an old saying in the oil and gas industry that goes something like this, "the best place to find oil is an oil field."  While it's exciting to see…

Reshaping the Syrian Battlefield

Mar 04, 2013 at 17:01

As the war in Syria moves into a third year, there are serious concerns that the violence will spread throughout the Middle East.  No one seems to have the answer…

How Far Will the US Go to Derail Iran-Pakistan Pipeline?

Mar 04, 2013 at 16:58

Next week Iran and Pakistan will begin work on a $7.5 billion gas pipeline that the US has been fighting tooth and nail to stop in all manner of proxy…

Turkey’s Dreams of Being Energy Hub Strengthened by PKK Negotiations?

Mar 04, 2013 at 16:56

While the western media remains largely fixated on the existential Iran nuclear threat and the gory slow-motion Syrian civil war, other momentous events are occurring in the world’s most volatile…

China Overtakes the US to become the World’s Largest Oil Importer

Mar 04, 2013 at 16:53

For the first time in almost 40 years, the U.S. has lost its top net oil importer position to China according to preliminary figures published by the U.S. Energy…

US Crude Production Exaggerated in Order to Keep Consumption High

Mar 04, 2013 at 16:50

The way the oil industry is touting gains in U.S. crude production, you would think that production is soaring to new all-time highs. But the facts say otherwise. Below is…

Renewable Energy Companies to Keep an Eye On

Mar 04, 2013 at 16:41

Trina Solar Ltd.Trina Solar is one of the major Chinese solar panel manufacturers that trade in the US. Like the other solar manufacturers, Trina has had problems of…

Technical Review of the Energy Markets - 4th March 2013

Mar 04, 2013 at 08:45

March RBOB tested the December high at 283.92/83 where we saw a possible bounce from here. We shot higher from 282.70. April needs to hold above 312 now for a…

Will Colombia Become Latin America’s Poster Child for Peak Oil

Mar 01, 2013 at 15:32

The two most hotly debated scientific concepts associated with energy are “global warming” and “peak oil,” both with myriad proponents and detractors around the world. In the latter…

Iceland Credits Green Energy for GDP Growth

Mar 01, 2013 at 15:29

Iceland's president told members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development that his economy was well-suited to serve as a laboratory for competing economic models. More than four years…

Chevron Hits Australian Shale Gas Market in $349m Farm-In

Mar 01, 2013 at 15:25

Chevron (NYSE: CVX) has descended on the Australian shale gas market with a $349 million farm-in for two shale prospects covering some 810,000 acres in central Australia’s Cooper Basin.

Using Oil Revenues to Research Alternative Fuels

Mar 01, 2013 at 15:22

Energy Security TrustEnergy policy is a major topic of discussion during almost every State of the Union address. The most recent address was no exception, with President Obama…

The Angels and Demons Of Clean Tech Investment

Mar 01, 2013 at 15:19

Allocation of capital is one way society expresses its values. That’s why Chris Thile receiving a MacArthur Genius Award is one of humankind’s greatest redeeming acts, and why Kim…

12 Negative Aspects of Globalization

Mar 01, 2013 at 15:09

Globalization seems to be looked on as an unmitigated “good” by economists. Unfortunately, economists seem to be guided by their badly flawed models; they miss real-world problems. In particular, they…

Interesting Developments in the Energy Markets

Mar 01, 2013 at 14:38

With its wide open plains and existing infrastructure, services and workforce, North American oil and gas development is attracting admiration around the globe—and prompting other countries to scratch beneath the…

The Hottest, Smartest Oil & Gas Investment: M2M

Mar 01, 2013 at 10:01

Smart grid technology had everyone excited a few years back but 2010 and 2011 were rather anticlimactic. The problem was that it wasn’t smart enough - it was all over…

Camelina – Tomorrow’s Biofuel, Today

Mar 01, 2013 at 09:55

(Dan Dicker is currently on vacation and will be back with us next week. To fill in we have prepared a special report on the biofuel – Camelina which we…

Last Stops on the East Africa Oil & Gas Frontier: Eritrea, Ethiopia

Mar 01, 2013 at 09:53

Eritrea is most likely sitting on massive oil and gas reserves, but the government doesn’t seem to be too interested in exploiting them—for now. At the same time, neighboring Ethiopia…

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