• What Is Pushing China Back To Coal?

    • Date: 27/03/19
    • Haley Zaremba, OilPrice.com

    Data released by the Chinese energy bureau this week shows that the country added a whopping 194 million tonnes of coal mining capacity over the course of 2018. These newly released numbers deal a crushing blow to any optimism about decreasing global emissions and even the overall effectiveness of the Paris climate agreement. This revelation […]

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  • Report: Green Energy Economy Is Simply ‘Impossible’

    • Date: 26/03/19
    • Mark P. Mills, Manhattan Institute

    Hydrocarbons—oil, natural gas, and coal—are the world’s principal energy resource today and will continue to be so in the foreseeable future. Wind turbines, solar arrays, and batteries, meanwhile, constitute a small source of energy, and physics dictates that they will remain so. Meanwhile, there is simply no possibility that the world is undergoing—or can undergo—a […]

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  • Fracking Revolution Is Boosting The Economy — And Keeping Emissions Down

    • Date: 23/03/19
    • Market Watch

    The shift toward natural gas has far-reaching effects on economy Even as America grabbles with its love-hate relationship with fossil fuels, the ongoing fracking revolution that’s turned the U.S. into the leading global oil producer is shoring up the economy — and helping to tame carbon emissions, too. A wave of literally ground-breaking advances in […]

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  • The Myth That Oil Demand Is Coming To An End

    • Date: 18/03/19
    • Robert Lyman

    Demand for oil is not coming to an end for a very long time, if ever. On March 12, 2019, Maclean’s Magazine published an article by Jen Gerson entitled What Happens When the Demand for Alberta Oil Goes Away? In it, she commented on the forthcoming Alberta provincial election and wrote that carbon taxes and […]

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  • Venezuela Is Close To Becoming A Post-Apocalyptic Society: That’s What Socialism Has Created

    • Date: 16/03/19
    • Daniel Turner, Fox News

    When Hugo Chavez turned Venezuela into a socialist state, he started with the oil industry. The entirety of the economic collapse, the ruination of people, the destruction of a state, the misery, sorrow, violence and death – all of it was completely avoidable and predictable. In 2007, leftists around the world rejoiced when the strongman ordered a government takeover […]

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  • Russia’s Pipe Dreams Are Europe’s Nightmare

    • Date: 13/03/19
    • Dimitar Bechev, Foreign Policy

    Putin’s plans to run the TurkStream pipeline through the Balkans won’t end well. In the ongoing showdown between Russia and the West, Russia has a trump card: natural gas exports. Despite chilly relations, in 2018, gas shipments from Russia to Europe and Turkey hit an all-time high of 201.8 billion cubic meters (bcm). And even as […]

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  • The UK Offshore Wind Sector Deal: A Reality Check

    • Date: 07/03/19
    • Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor

    The UK government’s long-rumoured Offshore Wind Sector Deal, part of the Industrial Strategy, has at last been published this morning (7 March 2019). After the delays in publication, much was expected of the Deal, and it is being reported as highly significant, with the BBC, the Financial Times, the Times and the Telegraph all remarking that it commits the […]

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  • ‘Big Oil’ Is Rapidly Becoming ‘Big Shale’

    • Date: 06/03/19
    • David Sheppard, Financial Times

    Bullish production forecasts from US supermajors make unhappy reading for Opec nations It is not often that routine corporate updates can rattle nations but that is exactly what happened this week. ExxonMobil and Chevron, the two largest US energy supermajors, both raised their guidance for the amount of oil they expect to squeeze out of […]

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