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Why Big Oil wants us to Believe in Limitless Oil

Jul 23, 2012 at 17:22

If you're still operating under the assumption that the earth's petroleum--or at least the cheap stuff--is about to run out, you're not going to thrive in the new oil era.…

New Transparent Solar Cell to Revolutionize the Solar Sector?

Jul 23, 2012 at 17:17

In the face of a string of intensely demoralizing federally backed alternative energy projects with Solyndra taking over a half billion dollars alone – solar panels seem to lead…

Nationwide Mutual Declines to Cover Fracking

Jul 20, 2012 at 17:43

Nationwide Mutual has become the first insurance company to decline coverage for claims related to hydraulic fracturing, a controversial energy production known as “fracking.” In a press statement “FOR…

6 Myths About Biofuels in the Military

Jul 20, 2012 at 17:40

Myths abound on military biofuels – some passed around by the usual suspects in an attempt to create fear, uncertainty and doubt, and thereby win crucial political points during an…

Renewable Energy and the Race Against Peak Oil

Jul 20, 2012 at 17:34

Few would argue with the proposition that within the next 20 or 30 years our current sources of fossil fuels and other somewhat substitutable liquids will be only a fraction…

Coal Set to Make a Comeback with Underground Coal Gasification

Jul 20, 2012 at 17:33

Following a 100 year gestation period there are signs we could be about to witness the birth of a new coal rush.The first Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) trials…

Natural Gas is the Next Logical Step in US Energy

Jul 20, 2012 at 17:30

The term “logical” may not be strong enough – “only” is certainly more appropriate. The story however remains the same. We are finding more reserves of natural gas, drilling more,…

Riding the Wave of Marine Energy Generation

Jul 21, 2012 at 12:20

Harnessing the energy of wave and tidal currents to generate electricity is arguably a less risky and more predictable endeavor than wind and solar power, and advanced technology to make…

Weekly World Energy News Update - 21st July 2012

Jul 22, 2012 at 09:39

Oil prices rebound over Middle East rumblings, renewable energy investors celebrate a crucial exemption from the Dodd Frank Act, and the presidential campaign fever shines the spotlight on electric cars.…

Oilprice.com Forum Now Live - The Place to Discuss All Things Energy

Jul 20, 2012 at 12:44

Oilprice.com is pleased to announce the launch of our long promised discussion area. Click the following link to access our forum: Oil Price Discussion Area There are…

Obama's Electric Cars vs Romney's Economic Erosion

Jul 19, 2012 at 18:08

In a nutshell, Republican presidential candidate Mit Romney has received a serious campaign lashing over his corporate, American-job-outsourcing past, and his response to that is to take the Obama administration…

Afghan Optimism Ignores History

Jul 19, 2012 at 18:02

International oil companies from the likes of Exxon Mobil and India's ONGC Videsh are among the majors setting their sights on an October deadline to submit bids to the…

What Level of Oil Supply Growth is Needed to Support World GDP Growth?

Jul 19, 2012 at 17:57

A few days ago, I showed the close relationship between growth in world oil consumption and growth in world GDP. In this post, I will extend that analysis by…

Looking at Leonardi Maugeri's Views on Peak Oil

Jul 19, 2012 at 17:44

Carpe Diem, Reuters, FTalphaville, and WhaleOil are among those calling attention to a new paper by Leonardo Maugeri, senior manager for the…

How Far Should we Go to Battle Climate Change?

Jul 19, 2012 at 17:33

In the 1970’s everyone thought that the earth was cooling; then they started to claim that it was warming up. Nowadays there are people on both sides of that argument,…

Britain's Spree of Multi-Billion Incentives

Jul 19, 2012 at 17:31

While the 17-nation Eurozone struggles with the introduction of its permanent €500 billion financial security mechanism, Britain itself, apart from their 2008 bail-out packages, has so far initiated more than…

India - Afghanistan's Major Post 2012 Energy Investor?

Jul 18, 2012 at 18:54

An “if” – a major “if,” in fact, is whether Afghanistan will achieve sufficient political stability following the withdrawal of foreign military forces in 2014 to begin economic development.

Nigeria's Oil Shifts to Smaller Players

Jul 18, 2012 at 18:47

After five years of stalled negotiations, a bill overhauling Nigeria’s oil industry has finally won cabinet approval and if it makes it beyond the president’s office and through parliament, it…

What the Future Holds for Saudi Arabia's Oil

Jul 18, 2012 at 18:40

Saudi Aramco has stated that it designs the well layouts and extraction patterns from its oil fields so that they effectively decline at a rate of 2% per year.*…

Iran at Its Strategic Juncture

Jul 18, 2012 at 18:35

Iran, no less than the European Union or the United States of America, faces a series of problems which place it at a critical strategic junction. It now faces urgent…

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