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5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil

The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is...

Russia Eyes Crimea’s Oil and Gas Reserves

According to Reuters , Crimea may nationalize oil and gas assets within its borders belonging to Ukraine, and sell them off to Russia. Crimea’s Deputy Prime...

The Shale Boom, Just Getting Started: Interview with Tyler Cowen

Thanks to the shale boom, markets already perceive the trade balance optimizing, energy prices are cheaper than they would otherwise be and we’ve even...

Mideast Oil Loses Some of its Power

On his way back from the Yalta conference in February 1945 where US President Franklin D. Roosevelt met with Great Britain’s Winston Churchill and...

Exploring for Oil in Nicaragua: Friends in High Places

On 17 July, Nicaragua announced that US-based Noble Energy would invest $30 million in drilling two offshore wells in the Caribbean-launching Nicaragua’s first-ever oil exploration....

Mineral Rich Australia May Contain World’s Next Major Oil Find

Australia’s massive mineral exports allowed it to weather the global recession, which began in 2008, quite nicely.The U.S. government’s Energy Information Administration noted in...

Six Tech Advancements Changing the Fossil Fuels Game

Oil and gas is getting bigger, deeper, faster and more efficient, with new technology chipping away at “peak oil” concerns. While hydraulic fracturing has...

Earth Day an Oil Industry Scam?

According to 1960s radicals, the environmental movement has been funded and orchestrated by fossil fuel interests.

Oil Spills By the Numbers

Opposition to oil pipelines has led to sharp increases in train transport. Not only is that method less safe, it costs significantly more.

Oil Explorers Beware: Hackers Are Eyeing What You Know

While most would think that the risks junior oil and gas companies are taking in exploring new frontiers as far away as the remote...

Intermission (And Why Bill McKibben is an Utter Fool)

This blog will return in mid-September. In the meantime, here’s a video of a presentation I gave in Australia last month – and some thoughts on the bankruptcy of contemporary green analysis.

Gasoline is Expensive – Deal with it

The White House announced it was getting into the commodities game in an effort to protect consumers from some of the geopolitical factors spilling...