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Nobel Peace Prize Spells Economic Desperation

Oct 18, 2012 at 14:53

I sincerely thought that Bill Clinton would be the next Nobel Peace Prize, because the political gesture would be inline with the status quo, but times are dire in the…

RBOB Price Activity Suggests a Real Correction is Underway

Oct 18, 2012 at 13:33

For the last 5 days RBOB prices have dropped, depreciating approximately 15 cents/gallon. With prices now under the 8, 18 and 50 day MA’s I think we finally have a…

Turkey-Syria on the Brink of War

Oct 17, 2012 at 17:52

Tension between Turkey and Syria has been steadily rising over the past year and a half as cross-border incidents have increased with every passing day drawing the two countries ever…

All that Glitters is Gold for Georgia's Sexy New Energy Minister

Oct 17, 2012 at 17:47

You know a country is serious about its energy policy when it installs a soccer star with zero background in the sector as the new Minister of Energy.

Encouraging Solar Energy to Stand on its Own two Feet

Oct 17, 2012 at 17:42

The search for market equilibrium is an elusive quest in the solar energy industry.  But the addiction to subsidies, carve-outs and other political favours has done little to improve the…

Kazakhstan's Gigantic Kashgan Oil Field about to Begin Production

Oct 17, 2012 at 17:39

In the Caspian Sea’s choppy waters off western Kazakhstan’s coast, D-Day is approaching on a man-made mound called D Island. It is the nerve center of the Kashagan field, the…

Solar Roadways: Powering the World of Tomorrow

Oct 17, 2012 at 17:38

Here's a glimpse into the future: high maintenance, expensive concrete roads and parking lots turned into glossy solar surfaces, fuelling enough energy from the sun to power nearby communities and…

How to Make a Killing on U.S. Energy Independence

Oct 17, 2012 at 17:37

With U.S. energy independence fast emerging as a topic in the presidential election, I thought I'd delve into this topic in greater depth and see how real this possibility is.…

New Biotechnology can Turn Cheap Natural Gas into Expensive Ethylene

Oct 17, 2012 at 17:31

$100 billion in stranded gas, flared each year – bad for economics, bad for climate.Now, along comes Siluria with biotechnology that changes the economics, and opens new opportunities…

ExxonMobil Bid $3.2 Billion for Celtic Exploration

Oct 17, 2012 at 14:49

Celtic Exploration (TSE:CLT) Wednesday received a friendly takeover offer valued at $3.1 billion from U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil (NYSE:XON), which will expand its natural gas holdings in western Canada.

South Korea - Most Dangerous Nuclear Center on the Planet

Oct 16, 2012 at 17:31

While the world seems to have overlooked the consequences of the 11 March 2011 debacle at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi six reactor nuclear power plant (NPP) complex, the fact remains that…

Baghdad is Losing Iraqi Kurdistan - Empowered by Oil and Gas

Oct 16, 2012 at 17:27

With an estimated 45 billion barrels of oil and perhaps as much as 6 trillion of cubic meters of gas, Iraqi Kurdistan is using smaller companies to develop its resources...…

The US Northeast Heading Towards a Heating Oil Crisis

Oct 16, 2012 at 17:22

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) last week reported on a potential crisis for heating oil customers in the Northeast part of the United States. In This Week in Petroleum…

Why are we not Drowning in Algae Biofuel?

Oct 16, 2012 at 17:16

Producing biofuels from algae is a concept dating back to the oil shocks of the 1970s. At the time, the US Government created an algae research program which analyzed the…

More Money Desperately Needed in the Market

Oct 16, 2012 at 15:06

S&P 1,440.That’s getting to be a serious line – especially on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Last Tuesday it was a floor, as the IMF made calls for a Global…

Iran Threatens Oil Spill in Persian Gulf

Oct 15, 2012 at 17:49

A report from German news magazine Der Spiegel states that Iran's latest effort to disrupt key shipping lanes through the Strait of Hormuz may be to cause a massive…

BP Falls Out with Azerbaijan as Baku Gambles on Future

Oct 15, 2012 at 17:43

That Azeri President Ilham Aliyev is so ferociously lashing out at British Petroleum (BP) for declining output in Azerbaijan’s largest oilfield has very little to do with BP and everything…

US Can Never Achieve Energy Independence at Current Consumption Rate

Oct 15, 2012 at 17:40

With gasoline scaling $4 a gallon recently, plans announced last week by international oil giant BP to export U.S.-produced crude oil ought to have Americans howling. For such a plan…

How are the Sanctions Against Iran Progressing?

Oct 15, 2012 at 17:35

The boycott of Iran has been more successful than I had anticipated, with Iranian oil production and exports down significantly from a year ago.And even stronger additional…

US Army's Ambitious Renewable Energy Strategy

Oct 15, 2012 at 17:26

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has set forth some pretty aggressive plans to transition out of its dependence on foreign fossil fuels into a cleaner, more efficiently powered future.…

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