• Shale Gas Revolution Goes Global

    • Date: 29/12/10

    In the U.S. and Canada, the shale gas boom has been called a “game changer” that promises abundant supplies of relatively low-cost fuel for decades. Calgary-based Talisman Energy Inc. is helping to take North America’s shale-gas boom global. Already a major investor in the most prolific plays in the United States and Canada, Talisman is […]

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  • No New Nuclear Power Plants In The Next 10 Years?

    • Date: 29/12/10

    Hitachi Ltd and partner General Electric may struggle to hit a long-term orders target for nuclear power plants due to signs of waning demand in the United States, the president of Hitachi said. Hiroaki Nakanishi also told Reuters in an interview that Hitachi was in talks with Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co about a […]

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  • Renewables Won’t Keep The Lights On

    • Date: 24/12/10

    In private, the best-informed analysts now agree that Britain’s environmental policies have put the country on track to have the world’s most expensive electricity. This is mainly because our competitors are almost certain to choose cheaper routes to emissions reductions, such as natural gas, or to shun emissions reductions altogether. The Coalition’s own Annual Energy Statement […]

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  • Shale Gas Reserves Grow To Compensate for Obama Energy Starvation

    • Date: 21/12/10

    The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) is reporting in its Annual Energy Outlook report that shale gas reserves are growing to compensate for losses of offshore gas brought about by Obama’s de facto moratorium on new deepwater production in the Gulf. The technically recoverable unproved shale gas resource is 827 trillion cubic feet (as of […]

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  • An Energy Revolution For Britain

    • Date: 20/12/10

    Shale gas could transform Europe’s energy markets, without costing taxpayers a penny. Last week Britain’s Department of Energy and Climate Change unveiled proposals to overhaul the country’s energy market, and specifically to create a “built-in level playing field for low carbon” energy production. Might this mean that the government will at last eradicate the price […]

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  • The Wind Subsidy Bubble

    • Date: 20/12/10

    Green pork should be a GOP budget target. Ethanol isn’t the only heavily subsidized energy source that won a multibillion dollar jackpot in last week’s tax deal. The other big winner was the wind industry, which received a one year extension of a $3 billion grant program for renewable energy projects. Talk about throwing good […]

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  • The Greatest Commodity Story Ever Told

    • Date: 17/12/10

    You are about to hear a story about the greatest commodity story ever told. Well ok, maybe it isn’t the greatest commodity story ever told and perhaps I am inspired by the season but it is the greatest commodity story of our generation. It is the story of natural gas and the shale gas revolution. […]

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  • Solar Eclipse

    • Date: 17/12/10

    The solution to meeting America’s energy demands is so simple that anyone other than a politician could grasp it. Stop subsidizing industries altogether. Stop picking winners and losers based on ideological predilections. Stop mandating the use of alternative energy. Eliminate excessive regulation of fossil fuels. Then stand back and allow the free market to decide […]

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