January 18, 2013

The Energy Giants Most At Risk In N. Africa

Cyrus Sanati, CNN Money

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The turmoil in Algeria could spill into many neighboring countries. Nearly every major oil and gas company has some sort of operation in resource-rich North Africa.

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January 17, 2013
A Strange Light Spotted in North Dakota Night
Robert Krulwich, NPR
What we have here is an immense and startlingly new oil and gas field — nighttime evidence of an oil boom created by a technology called fracking. Those lights are rigs, hundreds of them, lit at night, or fiery flares of... more ››
January 15, 2013
The Great Oil Swindle
Nafeez M. Ahmed, Foreign Policy In Focus
Headlines about 2012’s World Energy Outlook (WEO) from the International Energy Agency (IEA), released mid-November, would lead you to think we are literally swimming in oil. . . more ››
January 15, 2013
California Could Be Next Oil Boom State
Steve Hargreaves, CNNMoney
California is sitting on a massive amount of shale oil and could become the next oil boom state. But only if the industry can get the stuff out of the ground without upsetting the state's powerful environmental lobby. . . more ››
January 16, 2013
The Oil Patch Enters a New Tech Era
Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail
Dan Themig is in the vanguard of an energy revolution. Mr. Themig is a founder and chief executive officer of Packers Plus Energy Services Ltd., a 12-year-old Calgary firm that is a leading innovator in the hydraulic fracturing... more ››
January 15, 2013
Oil's Divisive Influence in Iraq
Amy Myers Jaffe, Energy Collective
It has long been speculated that oil can be a driver for civil conflict, and one needs to look no further for evidence than the sectarian power politics that is threatening the possible devolution of the Iraqi state. . . more ››