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The prosperity of former republics of the USSR, which collapsed in December 1991, has primarily been driven by the development of energy resources in the post-Soviet era, notably around the…

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The Global Hunt For Oil: Canadian Firm Drills First Exploration Well in Somalia

Jan 27, 2012 at 18:01 | John Daly

Energy companies are renowned for taking risks as they scour the globe for new opportunities.That said however, Canada’s Vancouver, BC-based Horn Petroleum Corporation, a unit of Africa Oil…

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Jan 23, 2012 at 10:23

After the peaceful 1991 collapse of the USSR foreigner investors flooded into the former Soviet Union, seeking deals. The majority of foreign capital was directed at the post-Soviet space's hydrocarbon…

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Out of Africa - Portugal solicits Angolan investment

Jan 16, 2012 at 22:07 | John Daly

The following is an interesting and cautionary tale for investors looking at relatively "stable" Old Europe and Africa, seemingly mired in perennial crisis. Since last year the Portuguese government has…

China Casts Increasingly Large Investment Shadow Over Southeast Asian Neighbors

China Casts Increasingly Large Investment Shadow Over Southeast Asian Neighbors

Jan 16, 2012 at 22:05 | John Daly

Thinking of opening a textile mill in Kampuchea? A shrimp farm in Vietnam? Anything at all in Laos or Myanmar? Then think fast and act, as China is increasingly dominating…

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Jan 16, 2012 at 22:04 | John Daly

Amidst the relentless promotion of renewable biofuel alternatives to traditional fossil fuel hydrocarbons, the three leading contenders are jatpropha, camelina and algae. But among the many barriers holding back industrial…

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Jan 16, 2012 at 22:02 | Keith Schaefer

Without question, the oil stocks that have made me the biggest profits have been junior oil companies with international plays. Companies like Xcite Energy, (XEL-TSXv) which went from 62 cents…

Uruguay Seeks Investments in Wind Power - With Price Caps

Uruguay Seeks Investments in Wind Power - With Price Caps

Jan 16, 2012 at 21:59 | John Daly

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Argentina's Booming Economy Proves There Can be Life After Default

Jan 16, 2012 at 21:59 | John Daly

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Jan 16, 2012 at 21:57 | John Daly

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