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What's the Fuss Over E15 Really About?

Mar 07, 2013 at 17:18

The energy industry's lobby group said the White House has an opportunity to right the environmental ship with its choice of Gina McCarthy to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. American…

China Set to Become the World’s Largest Oil Importer

Mar 07, 2013 at 17:08

In a recent Commodities Note, Reuters detailed how the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) is changing the way it records and reports China’s crude and refined oil products consumption as…

U.S. Oil Production Tops 7 Million Barrels-Per-Day

Mar 07, 2013 at 16:59

Back in 2006-2007 when I was writing about peak oil, I would never have believed that U.S. crude oil production would reach 7 million barrels-per-day in the last month of…

Barnett Shale Formation Forecast to be a Major Contributor to US Natural Gas

Mar 07, 2013 at 16:44

New analysis of the natural gas production potential of the Barnett shale foresees slowly declining production through the year 2030 and beyond.This forecast has broad implications for the…

Why Are the Big Financial Institutions Selling Oil BIG?

Mar 07, 2013 at 16:29

A Crude LENR HypothesisThe Commitment of Traders Report reveals interesting data.For two years now, Sifferkoll has been following the energy markets in relation to a possible…

Technical Review of the Energy Markets - 7th March 2013

Mar 07, 2013 at 10:39

Natural Gas fell back from resistance at 3.592/613 to support at 3.483 as expected. We watched for a bounce from here & although we over ran slightly to 3.462 we…

North Korean Insanity Part of Geopolitical Game

Mar 06, 2013 at 13:54

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may be colorful, but he isn’t crazy. There is logic behind the intensified war rhetoric, and while it may be convenient for the…

The True Legacy of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez

Mar 06, 2013 at 13:48

Venezuela’s President, Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías, succumbed to cancer on 5 March. Vice President Nicolás Maduro announced on state television that Chávez died in Caracas at 4:25 p.m. local time,…

Environmentalists Futile Battle Against Keystone XL

Mar 06, 2013 at 13:40

If not for the US government’s latest demonstration of incompetence that played out at the end of last week (a.k.a. sequestration), the top news story might have been a report…

Ethiopia: A Potentially Golden Block on East Africa’s Tertiary Rift

Mar 06, 2013 at 13:35

(This report is part of Oilprice.com’s premium publication Oil & Energy Insider. Oil & Energy Insider gives subscribers an information advantage when investing, trading or doing business…

Synching the US Power Grid to Protect Against Blackouts

Mar 06, 2013 at 13:26

Even as the demand for electricity grows, new guidelines could help improve power grid reliability and reduce electricity cost, researchers say. President Obama, in this year’s State of the Union…

Recent Oil Discovery off Lebanese Coast Draws Naval Powers to East Med

Mar 05, 2013 at 15:37

The discovery a few years ago of an important deposit of oil and gas reserves in the waters just off the Lebanese, Israeli and Cypriot coasts has raised the interest…

Pakistan Thumbs Nose at U.S. on Energy

Mar 05, 2013 at 15:34

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari may head to Iran next week for the formal launch of the construction of a natural gas pipeline that's been in the works for roughly…

ConocoPhillips Sheds Assets to Focus on US Shale

Mar 05, 2013 at 15:32

Seeking to balance out its portfolio and focus more solidly on US unconventional plays, ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is divesting billions of dollars of its stakes in the Australia Pacific LNG…

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…

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