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Germany Grapples With Unprecedented Trade Deficit Amid Russian Energy Crisis

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:41

Germany is facing severe challenges as its manufacturing output drops, forcing it to import more goods, with strong economic repercussions. Much of this stems from Germany’s reliance on Russian energy,…

Africa’s Energy Transition Plan Is Nonsense

Sep 08, 2023 at 10:55

Africa is a treasure trove of metals and minerals and home to some of the world's best natural resources, including wind and solar. Africa currently accounts for a measly 4%…

Orsted Threatens To Abandon U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:44

The world's largest offshore wind farm developer is preparing to walk away from US projects unless the Biden administration guarantees more support, Bloomberg

Armenia-Russia Relations Are Deteriorating Fast

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:41

Relations between Armenia and its traditional strategic partner Russia are deteriorating fast.  In the past week, Yerevan has boldly criticized Russia's "absolute indifference" to Azerbaijani "aggression"…

Beijing Unveils Massive $40 Billion Fund To Boost Chipmaking

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:37

It looks as though the competition in semiconductors between the U.S. and China is only getting started. And hey, when it doubt: nationalize the industry! That…

Utility Negligence In Maui Fires Sparks Nationwide Infrastructure Debate

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:34

The recent wildfires in Maui, Hawaii demonstrated the importance of oversight and accountability when it comes to utility companies. These companies control vast amounts of power and must have a…

Supertanker Stocks Ride The Waves Of Volatile Oil Market

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:29

The global ocean shipping sector is one of the most volatile in the oil and gas business. Back in June, we reported that commodity shipping stocks had gone on a…

Guyana's Oil Boom Challenges OPEC+ Dominance

Sep 08, 2023 at 10:59

In a mere four years, Guyana went from first discovery to first oil, a rapid timeframe in an industry where it can take years to bring major energy…

China Races Ahead In Global Nuclear Power Development

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:26

China is by far the world leader in nuclear reactor development at present. The country has been rapidly expanding its nuclear energy industry in line with its renewable energy development,…

Engineers Unveil Game-Changing Thin-Film Solid-Sate Battery

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:24

Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) engineers aim to revolutionize rechargeable batteries: Their thin-film batteries are not only safer and longer-lasting than…

The Final Curtain For Incandescent Light Bulbs

Sep 08, 2023 at 11:19

Thomas Edison’s incandescent light bulb, which has been used for lighting for more than a century, is now effectively banned in the United States.  As part of an energy conservation…

Rig Count Sees Small Gain As WTI Holds At $87

Sep 08, 2023 at 12:17

The total number of active drilling rigs in the United States rose by 1 this week, according to new data from Baker Hughes published Friday. The total rig count rebounded…

Vaca Muerta Oil Boom Could Change Argentina's Economic Landscape

Sep 08, 2023 at 10:49

In a surprise development, there are indications that the economically strife-torn country of Argentina will emerge as a major regional energy player. The exploitation of the 7.5 million Vaca Muerta…

China’s Massive Gold-Buying Spree Continues

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:21

After returning to net gold buying in June, central banks continued to add to their gold reserves in July. Globally, central banks reported net purchases of…

Oil Markets Tighten On Constant Inventory Draws

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:09

While Saudi Arabia's pledge to extend production cuts and Russia's pledge to extend export cuts may have made headlines, it is the continued inventory draws in the U.S. that are…

The Oil Market Hasn’t Felt The Full Impact Of Saudi Arabia's Cuts Yet

Sep 08, 2023 at 07:21

The market hasn’t seen the full impact of Saudi Arabia’s extra production cut, which could lead to a drastically tighter market if the world’s top crude oil exporter keeps export…

Saudi Arabia Aims To Regain Market Share In China

Sep 08, 2023 at 07:00

1. Saudi Arabia Seeks to Regain Market Share in China- As Saudi Arabia…

Oil Breaks Out But Stronger Dollar Caps The Rally

Sep 08, 2023 at 06:40

The global oil market, a critical element of the world's economic engine, is currently at a pivotal junction. Recent events have caused dramatic shifts, impacting both supply and demand dynamics.…

Moving Alliances In The Middle East

Sep 08, 2023 at 06:36

Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict Over the past year, the signs have been everywhere that Middle East alliances are truly shifting, and the very tricky game of normalization of ties with…

The Time Has Come For This Smart Energy Company

Sep 08, 2023 at 06:31

When most people think of technology in energy, they think mainly of companies in the alternative energy space. There have been some amazing advances in solar and wind power, and…

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