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Back to the Oil Basics in Pennsylvania

Aug 06, 2013 at 16:58

Pennsylvania’s proved natural gas reserves rose 90% in 2011, contributing 41% to the overall US increase, according to a new report by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), but while this…

Argentina Tries its Hardest to Attract Foreign Oil and Gas Companies

Aug 06, 2013 at 16:37

Argentina's nationalist seizure of YPF's assets last year stunned markets, but loss of foreign investment compromised the nation's energy self-sufficiency. Now, says Bill Newman of Mackie Research, the government is…

Is Oil the Next Front in Al-Qaida's War?

Aug 05, 2013 at 17:20

A pipeline designed to carry up to 125,000 barrels of oil per day was attacked in Yemen, halting the flow of crude oil to Yemeni ports. Yemen relies on oil…

Georgia Seeks Expanded Role as Caspian Energy Corridor

Aug 05, 2013 at 17:17

For energy bereft countries, the next best thing is to position your nation as a transit nation crisscrossed by a skein of pipelines, in order to extract transportation fees from…

What Does the US Want in Egypt?

Aug 05, 2013 at 17:13

What the US wants in Egypt is what it failed to attain in Iraq—stability of the kind that assumes US control over the situation. In Iraq’s case, this…

Shale Gas: Why Reality has not Lived Up to the Dream

Aug 05, 2013 at 17:11

The development of the shale gas deposits in the United States, led by the drilling and fracking of horizontal wells into the Barnett Shale of Texas at the turn…

Mine Tailings Hold Little Hope for US Rare Earth Industry

Aug 05, 2013 at 17:03

Articles such as ABC News’ coverage of recent USGA research reporting that the US has untapped vast potential resources of rare earth elements waiting to replace Chinese supplies, are missing…

How Much is Oil Supporting U.S. Employment Gains?

Aug 03, 2013 at 18:21

The American Petroleum Institute said last week the U.S. oil and natural gas sector was an engine driving job growth. Eight percent of the U.S. economy is supported by the…

India Nervous About Increasing West African Piracy

Aug 03, 2013 at 18:18

After China, India is Asia’s largest rising energy importer. According to the U.S. government’s Energy Information Administration, “India is the fourth largest energy consumer in the world after the…

Ukraine: The Energy To Change Course

Aug 02, 2013 at 14:49

Twenty-two years after breaking free from the USSR, Ukraine is now attempting to do the unthinkable and permanently shake Russia’s hold on the country. The plan? Looking westward to the…

The Renewable Energy Boom that Never Happened

Aug 02, 2013 at 14:39

The world was moving faster towards reducing its reliance on carbon intensive energy consumption in the 1970s and 1980s than in the past several decades. In fact, over the past…

A Lesson from the Kiwis

Aug 02, 2013 at 14:30

Did you know that a Kiwi is not just a fruit? It is New Zealand’s native flightless bird and a slang term for a New Zealander. Did you also know…

How to Play the Uranium Price Rebound

Aug 02, 2013 at 14:01

When it comes to uranium market sentiment, "it's all about Japan," says David Talbot, senior mining analyst at Dundee Capital Markets. With restart applications trickling in and reactor construction underway…

How to Play the Growing Trend in MLP Spinoffs

Aug 02, 2013 at 13:29

There’s been a recent mania in energy to spin off assets as master limited partnerships. You’ve seen it in practically every refinery, but other E+P energy companies have also repackaged…

Hooking up the Grid: Power Ships and Floating Nuclear Plants

Aug 02, 2013 at 13:27

How do you overcome chronic power shortages in developing countries or in remote areas? “Power ships” and floating nuclear platforms.First, we’ve got a massive new Turkish-owned vessel docked…

Zambia: Sitting on the Next Lake Albert?

Aug 02, 2013 at 13:25

Zambia has no proven oil reserves as of yet, but we’re looking here because there is massive exploration interest with the potential tie-in to hot Angola and geological similarities with…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 2nd August 2013

Aug 02, 2013 at 13:22

A combination of events helped drive September crude oil futures higher this week, setting up a potential resumption of the uptrend which came to a halt two-weeks ago. Supply issues…

Iran-Iraq-Syria Pipeline Must Tempt Europe

Aug 02, 2013 at 13:18

Bottom Line: As Iraqi, Syrian and Iranian oil ministers meet in southern Iran to sign an MOU for the construction of the tri-country gas pipeline; a new picture emerges from…

As Sudan-South Sudan Oil Battle Re-Ignites, South Sudan Risks Instability

Aug 02, 2013 at 13:17

Bottom Line: An oil agreement between Sudan and South Sudan is off track—again, and only Ethiopian mediation has managed to postpone for two weeks Sudan’s threat to shut down the…

This Week in Energy: Saudi Prince’s Panicked Tweet Over U.S. Shale Boom

Aug 02, 2013 at 08:35

The death of America’s shale revolutionary; a Saudi Prince’s panicked twittering over oil; a long-awaited victory for the EPA; the latest prognosis from the Energy Information Administration; and much more…

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