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Joao Peixe

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Joao Peixe

Joao is a writer for Oilprice.com

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  • 3 Ways To Play The Oil Price Bounce

    Published 04 June 2020 | viewed 51,458 times

    With sentiment towards oil and gas companies hitting record lows, trying to pick winners in the energy sector can be an onerous and thankless task…

  • The Most Exciting Oil Plays Of 2020

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    "On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone [and everything] drops to zero.’’ For better or for worse, that grim and almost cynical…

  • Where Did Gold Come From: Black Holes, Aztecs And The Gods

    Published 02 October 2019 | viewed 23,800 times

    Forever synonymous with wealth, gold has been the most coveted mineral on earth since its first recorded use back in 3000 BC. From Ancient Egypt…

  • From Ice Cream To Toilet Seats: The Most Bizarre Uses For Gold

    Published 22 July 2019 | viewed 32,538 times

    It’s currency. It’s luxury. It’s even dessert. But those are only the base uses of gold. This is the stuff of gods, big and small.…

  • The Golden Asteroid That Could Make Everyone On Earth A Billionaire

    Published 25 June 2019 | viewed 138,812 times

    Whether it was the Big Bang, Midas or God himself, we don’t really need to unlock the mystery of the origins of gold when we’ve…

  • Can Mali Maintain Its Gold Mining Status?

    Published 04 October 2017 | viewed 59,872 times

    Mali’s gold exports are falling, and new discoveries aren’t enough to make up for the loss of its giant legacy mines, where production is already…

  • U.S. Unable To Halt ISIS March Towards Libyan Oil

    Published 24 February 2016 | viewed 24,552 times

    The Islamic State (ISIS) is taking on recruits faster than anyone can keep up with, and it’s heading towards Libya’s oil crescent, eyeing billions of…

  • Will Billion-Dollar Coal Remediation Tech Take a Hit After Supreme Court Ruling?

    Published 16 February 2016 | viewed 7,672 times

    Now that the Supreme Court has blocked the federal government’s Clean Power Plan, investors will be wondering what it means for the multi-billion-dollar remediation technology…

  • $1 Trillion in Fossil Fuel Projects Threatened from Climate Action

    Published 10 May 2014 | viewed 7,272 times

    A new report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) finds that there is $1 trillion worth of fossil fuel projects expected over the next decade…

  • U.S. To Move LNG to Help Europe

    Published 08 May 2014 | viewed 6,035 times

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz indicated that the U.S. will approve more LNG export licenses in an effort to enhance the energy security of…

  • Fuel Crunch In Florida As Hurricane Season Approaches

    Published 07 May 2014 | viewed 4,998 times

    Florida, the third largest consumer of gasoline behind California and Texas and the largest consumer on the U.S. East Coast, is experiencing tight supplies of…

  • U.S. Asks Business Leaders To Boycott Russian Meeting

    Published 06 May 2014 | viewed 5,630 times

    The White House is discouraging business leaders from attending an economic summit in Russia later this month. The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum runs from…

  • Russian Pressure Has Slovakia Hesitating To Help Ukraine

    Published 05 May 2014 | viewed 9,499 times

    In late April, Slovakia signed an agreement with Ukraine to reverse the flow of natural gas, allowing Ukraine to receive gas shipments in the event…

  • Greenpeace Activists Detained, Arctic Oil Delivered

    Published 03 May 2014 | viewed 5,137 times

    In Rotterdam on April 1, Dutch police raided a Greenpeace ship intended to block the delivery of oil coming from the Russian Arctic. The tanker…

  • U.S. Supreme Court Upholds EPA Coal Regs

    Published 30 April 2014 | viewed 5,390 times

    On April 29, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s rules on power plant pollution that blows across state lines. The 6-2 ruling…

  • China Can’t Quit Coal

    Published 29 April 2014 | viewed 6,789 times

    Despite enacting recent ambitious clean energy targets, coal will likely remain a central pillar of the Chinese energy economy for years to come, according to…

  • U.S. Greenhouse Emissions Tied To Aging Nuclear, Coal Plants

    Published 28 April 2014 | viewed 6,302 times

    New projections from the Energy Information Administration find that the trajectory of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) is highly sensitive to the operation of the…

  • Colombia Struggles To Resolve Oil Standoff With Native Tribes

    Published 26 April 2014 | viewed 5,223 times

    The Colombian government is seeking to resolve a conflict with native tribes after attacks on an oil pipeline curtailed production. Government officials planned to meet…

  • Canada to Phase Out Oil Railcars Prone To Rupture

    Published 26 April 2014 | viewed 6,129 times

    Canada’s transportation minister announced on April 23 that the government would phase out controversial oil tank rail cars that have been involved in a series…

  • Alaska To Invest In LNG Project

    Published 23 April 2014 | viewed 6,027 times

    The Alaskan State Legislature passed legislation on April 20 that will see the state join a partnership with oil producers on the North Slope to…

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