Category Archives: Energy

Recession 2016: In Some States, A Very Deep Economic Downturn Has Already Arrived

Did you know that there are some U.S. states that have already officially fallen into recession?  Economic activity all over the planet is in the process of slowing down, and there are some areas of the country that are really … Continue reading

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Something Strange Is Taking Place In The Middle Of The Atlantic Ocean

In the latest sign that the world is simply running out of capacity when it comes to coping with an inexorable supply of commodities,three diesel tankers en route from the Gulf to Europe did something rather odd on Wednesday: they … Continue reading

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PRIORITIES.

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Blood, Oil, Debt, and Government,

by Robert Gore Last December, in “Oil Ushers in the Depression,” SLL said that oil was on the leading edge of global economic and financial contraction. The future is now. The carnage in the oil sector, where a glut has … Continue reading

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Obama cancels Arctic drilling lease sales

The Obama administration took a number of actions Friday to restrict future offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean. The Interior Department is canceling two lease sales it had planned over the next year and a half for Arctic drilling rights … Continue reading

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Obama turns to climate change

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President Obama is looking to cement his legacy on climate change. His administration will finalize sweeping new regulations on power plants on Monday, which is sure to spark a fight with Republicans in Congress. In a video released early Sunday, Obama … Continue reading

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This Coal Mine Valued At $630 Million In 2011 Just Sold For One Dollar

Why is Isaac Plains relevant? Well, in 2011 at the height of the Australian mining boom, Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo thought it has spotted a bargain, and a SMH reports, it approached Tony Poli, the founder of mid-tier miner Aquila Resources … Continue reading

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How could trillions of dollars be laundered from the Wash DC regime to Saudi Arabia? Why, through Citigroup, of course.

A clever reader with probably more knowledge of the Middle East than they would care to have put before me a very interesting question.  Is the US laundering money to Saudi Arabia through Citigroup in order to “hedge” against, or … Continue reading

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What’s Next for World Oil as Lower Prices Extend Into ‘15

The oil price decline of 2014 upended the geopolitical chessboard. Worth watching in 2015 will be who can recover and dominate play — OPEC, Vladimir Putin or U.S. shale drillers. Oil’s international benchmark price dropped as much as 49 percent … Continue reading

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Russian crisis kills big German gas deal

BASF said it had dropped plans to hand full control of its gas storage and trading business to Russia’s Gazprom in exchange for stakes in two Siberian gas fields. State-controlled Gazprom is the leading supplier of natural gas to western Europe … Continue reading

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Everything Else Is a Diversion

See additional comments on Tea Party Nation. As usual, we are given crisis after crisis to divert our attention from what we really need to follow. While Ferguson, the $18 trillion national debt and poor Christmas sales occupy our news … Continue reading

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Russian Money Suspected Behind Fracking Protests

Gazprom, a state-controlled energy giant, has a clear interest in preventing countries dependent on Russian natural gas from developing their own alternative supplies of energy, they say, preserving a lucrative market for itself — and a potent foreign policy tool … Continue reading

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OPEC just fired a shot at the U.S. shale industry

Despite tumbling prices — the lowest since 2010 — the cartel surprised the energy industry by deciding to keep pumping oil at current levels. One motivation is to squeeze higher-cost producers in North America, including the booming U.S. shale industry … Continue reading

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Hackers attacked the U.S. energy grid 79 times this year

In fiscal year 2014, there were 79 hacking incidents at energy companies that were investigated by the Computer Emergency Readiness Team, a division of the Department of Homeland Security. There were 145 incidents the previous year. The outermost defenses aren’t … Continue reading

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Russia, China Sign Second Mega-Gas Deal: Beijing Becomes Largest Buyer Of Russian Gas

As we previewed on Friday, when we reported that “Russia Nears Completion Of Second “Holy Grail” Gas Deal With China“, moments ago during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum taking place this weekend in Beijing, Russia and China signed 17 documents … Continue reading

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