• Nottinghamshire County Council Approves Plans for Shale Gas Drilling

    • Date: 23/03/17
    • Nottingham Post

    Councillors have approved plans for shale gas drilling to be carried out in Nottinghamshire for the second time in four months. Artist’s impression of what the site at Tinker Lane could look like Dart Energy has been given the green light by Nottinghamshire County Council to drill an exploratory for shale gas well on land off the A634 between […]

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  • Facts Global Energy: Only 10% Of Cars Will Be Electric By 2040,

    • Date: 21/03/17
    • Cuneyt Kazokoglu, Financial Times

    The popular claim that a surge in electric cars will hasten the arrival of peak oil demand is undermined by the data. The majority of the world’s cars will remain powered by petrol, also commonly known as gasoline, for at least the next two decades and this will drive oil demand, according to data from […]

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  • Australia’s Energy Crisis Worse Than Expected

    • Date: 21/03/17
    • Robert Gottliebsen, The Australian

    The looming crisis is much worse than I expected. Three state governments, Victoria NSW and South Australia, have vandalised our total energy system. The Premiers of each state clearly had no idea what they were doing and did not sit down with top engineers outside the government advisers to work out the best way to […]

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  • Canadian Prime Minister: ”No Country Would Find 173 Billion Barrels Of Oil And Just Leave Them In The Ground’

    • Date: 20/03/17
    • Business Insider

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau received an unusually warm reception of his keynote address at an energy industry conference in Texas on Thursday evening. “No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there,” Trudeau said in his address to oil and gas industry executives at Houston’s CERAWeek conference, discussing […]

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  • Shale Shock: How to Use America’s Energy Market as a Foreign Policy Tool

    • Date: 20/03/17
    • Agnia Grigas, The National Interest

    Will the administration be willing to take on a bold new energy diplomacy strategy that could rein in its rivals and foes? The Senate confirmation of former Texas governor Rick Perry as secretary of energy, coupled with the earlier appointment of Exxon Mobil’s former CEO, Rex Tillerson, as secretary of state, comes at a time […]

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  • Low Oil Prices Prove How Wrong Obama Was On Energy

    • Date: 19/03/17
    • Editorial, New York Post

    With oil prices struggling to rebound after hitting a three-month low last week, Americans are getting yet another reminder of just how wrong President Barack Obama was about drilling. “The American people aren’t stupid,” he said back in 2012 — when the price of oil was above $100 a barrel and gas was $3.50-plus a […]

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  • America’s Shale Gas Selling at Record Prices to Overseas Buyers

    • Date: 19/03/17
    • Bloomberg

    A year after Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Louisiana terminal shipped the first exports of U.S. natural gas from shale, cargoes from the facility are fetching higher prices than ever. The export price of liquefied gas from Sabine Pass rose as high as $7.52 per million British thermal units in January, topping last year’s high of $6.21, according to an Energy […]

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  • U.S. Shale Is Pushing OPEC To Breaking Point

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • Michael McDonald, Oil Price

    The trend in the United States of accelerating oil production does not seem to be slowing down. Recent reports show that oil production from U.S. shale producers will increase in April, according to the Energy Information Administration. High market prices are currently being supported by OPEC cutbacks, and these higher profits are funding the growth of […]

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