• Green Activists Face Jail If They Obstruct Shale Development

    • Date: 01/08/17
    • Financial Times

    Ineos has won a High Court injunction against unlawful protests at its UK shale gas sites in an escalation of the industry’s battle with anti-fracking activists. The ruling will put protesters in contempt of court if they cause any obstruction to Ineos’s shale operations — increasing the powers of police and the judicial system to […]

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  • OPEC Faces Existential Crisis

    • Date: 30/07/17
    • Bloomberg

    You wait decades for an existential crisis, then two come along at once. At least that’s how it must feel for OPEC’s beleaguered ministers. In the short term the market for their oil is being eroded by rising production outside their control. Looking further ahead, oil demand itself is under threat from the electrification of […]

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  • Germany’s Green Energy Fiasco Leads To Dependence On Russian Gas

    • Date: 29/07/17
    • Bloomberg

    As a direct result of Germany’s climate and green energy policies, it has become Europe’s biggest importer of Russian gas. Germany’s dependence on Russian gas is only going to increase in coming years. Hidden by pine forests near the deserted site of what was once East Germany’s biggest nuclear reactor, two shiny pipelines emerge from the […]

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  • Impotent & Divided: Europe’s Green Utopians Pay the Price For Energy Policy Fiasco

    • Date: 28/07/17
    • Stratfor

    Green and impotent EU uneasy and divided about Russian-German pipeline & U.S. sanctions on Russia Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller visits the Chelyabinsk pipe-rolling plant where components of the highly controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline are being made (source: dpa) Once again, energy ties with Russia have become a source of controversy in the European Union.On July […]

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  • U.S. Coal Exports Soar, In Boost To Trump Energy Agenda, Data Shows

    • Date: 28/07/17
    • Reuters

    WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. coal exports have jumped more than 60 percent this year due to soaring demand from Europe and Asia, according to a Reuters review of government data, allowing President Donald Trump’s administration to claim that efforts to revive the battered industry are working. The increased shipments came as the European Union and […]

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  • U.S. Shale & Trudeau’s Climate Policy Have Totally Devastated Canada’s Energy Industry

    • Date: 26/07/17
    • Bloomberg

    Petroliam Nasional Bhd.’s decision to back out of a giant gas-export project on Canada’s Pacific Coast is the latest hit to the country’s energy sector — and to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s plan of balancing energy exports and climate action. The Malaysian state-run oil and natural gas producer cited an “extremely challenging environment” of low […]

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  • Forget Paris: Coal To Remain King In India Until 2050, Report

    • Date: 26/07/17
    • Financial Express

    Coal would remain at the centre stage in India with its share in energy mix not declining below 46% in 2047, claimed a report titled ‘Energising India’, jointly prepared by the NITI Aayog and the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan. Coal would remain at the centre stage in India with its share in energy mix […]

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  • Russia’s Financial Support for Anti-Fracking Groups Is No Coincidence

    • Date: 25/07/17
    • Austin Yack, National Review

    Aware that fracking could devastate the Russian economy, the Kremlin has secretly financed environmentalist groups across the globe. As Mitt Romney understood all too well, Vladimir Putin has long sought to interfere with domestic American politics. Years before Donald Trump came down that escalator and Hillary Clinton’s staff was tricked into giving up its e-mail […]

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