Oil, Greece & China – On a Collision Course with Reality
A chart of exponential growth/depletion may be the "chart of the century."
The chart displays two lines: the blue line traces out exponential growth (for example, in demand for oil, deficit spending, etc.) while the lower lines traces out exponential depletion (for example, of oil reserves). The consequences of a "modest" 3% growth/depletion rate are striking and sobering.
U.S. Approval of Cape Cod Offshore Wind Project Will Not End Controversy
The Obama administration approved the controversial Cape Wind project, which calls for a wind farm of 130 turbines in Nantucket Sound and will be the first offshore wind project in the country.
The announcement Wednesday was not a complete surprise after President Barack Obama on Tuesday toured the factory in Iowa that will supply the blades for the Cape Wind turbines.
Nazarbayev’s Successful Diplomacy in Kyrgyzstan Signals Deeper Strategic Shifts
The recent crisis and instability in Kyrgyzstan, highlighted the fragility of security and the potential weakness of the political systems throughout the region and exposed new dimensions in the conduct of Kazakhstan’s foreign policy that may well prove pivotal for US energy interests in the Caspian Sea region.
Flexible Royalties are the key to Oil and Gas Exploration
Floating Alternative to Nabucco Pipeline Moving Toward Implementation
Europe’s Latest Tinder Box and Global Mega Trends – The EU’s Failure (Part 1)
Texas Acquisition Shows Shift of Gas Producers to Oil Investment
Crude Oil and Energy prices have been hot topics lately, but the bullish price expectations are not yet felt in the popular (NYSE: XLE) sector exchange traded fund. In fact, we currently face a critical 'wall of resistance' to overcome in the fund that would separate the bias between bullish breakout and continuation, or bearish retracement ahead.
The market has brutally sold off many exploration and production stocks with leverage to natural gas, including ones with exposure to the Haynesville Shale. This is due to the weakness in natural gas prices and the concern with large supply additions over the next year as the rig count ramps up in 2010.