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The Reasons Behind California's High Gas Prices

Oct 09, 2012 at 17:25

I am getting numerous questions about the situation with California’s surging gasoline prices. Therefore, I want to take some time to explain what makes California’s gasoline situation unique.The…

Kazakhstan Will Not Invest in Renewables Until they Become More Competitive

Oct 09, 2012 at 17:21

Kazakhstan’s oil and gas industry said the country will have to wait until alternative sources of energy become competitive economically before the energy industry seriously considers it.In a…

Oil Continues Slide Ahead of OPEC Report

Oct 08, 2012 at 17:59

Concerns over reports Monday of a declining Asian economy helped push crude oil prices down for the second straight trading day. The World Bank downgraded its growth expectations for the…

U.S. Navy Investigates Making Jet Fuel from Seawater

Oct 08, 2012 at 17:57

For centuries navies used a renewable energy form as a means of propulsion. The wind. Now the U.S. Navy is investigating another potentially limitless fuel source to produce…

The Solution to the Energy Storage Problem

Oct 08, 2012 at 17:53

Among the obstacles in the way of the triumph of renewable energy, one stands out: the lack of cheap, efficient means to store power. Now, it could just be starting…

Friday's Gas Price Spike in California

Oct 08, 2012 at 17:39

Gasoline prices in California are usually 30-40 cents a gallon higher than the rest of the country. About 20 cents of that is due to higher gasoline taxes in…

What the US can Learn from China's Solar Industry

Oct 08, 2012 at 17:30

Yesterday, the New York Times described a “looming financial disaster” for China’s clean energy industry: “Though worldwide demand for solar panels and wind turbines has grown rapidly over the…

Reassessing the Risks of Climate Change and Oil Depletion

Oct 08, 2012 at 17:25

Many people dismiss the risks associated with oil depletion and climate change--even many who accept the two issues as problems. They judge those risks to be small or at least…

Want Cheap Oil? Look no Further than Canada

Oct 08, 2012 at 13:40

The price oil sands producers receive fell to $38 a barrel below the international benchmark oil price on Monday, leaving more than one fifth of all Alberta projects unviable.

Drowning in Natural Gas: Is the Answer Exports?

Oct 05, 2012 at 17:50

The US has an overabundance of natural gas and production is rising despite a reduction in the number of natural gas rigs in operation. Yet the US is only scratching…

What the Future Holds for U.S. Energy Policy

Oct 05, 2012 at 17:46

Domestic energy policy in the United States played a central theme during the first debate among presidential contenders. Both incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney said…

China and India Eye Western Hemisphere Energy Assets

Oct 05, 2012 at 17:44

The two BRIC nations, China and India, their treasuries stuffed with cash and seeking foreign energy assets to keep their economies humming, are increasingly eying energy assets in both North…

Iran's People Suffer as Oil Income Protects the Government from Hyperinflation

Oct 05, 2012 at 17:38

The steep decline of the Iranian rial against the dollar has produced a lot of extravagant claims about the collapse of the Iranian economy. While there is no doubt that…

How the World Can Survive Climate Change and Resource Depletion

Oct 05, 2012 at 17:34

It is sometimes useful when confronted with the flood of information we all receive these days to step back to ponder the major forces that currently are shaping our civilization.…

Drought Be Damned: First Results in for 'Tolerant' Corn

Oct 05, 2012 at 16:29

Farmers were panicking this summer, dealing with the worst drought to hit the US in five decades, but from this disaster progress is blossoming in the form of a drought-tolerant…

Weekly Energy Roundup: Libya, Syria and Gazproms Declining Influence in Europe

Oct 05, 2012 at 16:27

In this week’s weekly recap we look at what is happening in Syria, how it differs from Libya, and recap the situation Gazprom now finds itself in thanks to the…

The Shale Gas Boom: How Scared is the Kremlin?

Oct 04, 2012 at 17:45

Gazprom should be scared. The US has overtaken Russia as the largest producer of natural gas courtesy of the fracking revolution, the EU suddenly feels bold enough to rebel, and…

The Swing Vote That Could Switch Natural Gas Back to Coal

Oct 04, 2012 at 17:36

It's a big question for America's big electricity producers.Will rising natural gas prices push producers back to using coal? After all, natural gas prices are breaking…

U.S. Deems Chinese Canadian Energy Purchase National Security Risk

Oct 04, 2012 at 17:34

By now, the world is well aware of China’s insatiable global search for reliable energy resources to feed its seemingly unstoppable economy. From Sudan to Canada, Chinese energy companies are…

The High Cost of Energy is Leading the Economy into Recession

Oct 04, 2012 at 17:28

Energy is everything. Without energy literally nothing happens. It's easy to overlook the role of energy in the economy because we often just look at it as how much we…

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