Category Archives: Energy

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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Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project

Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use … Continue reading

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Free power- How to convert an old washing machine into a water powered generator

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The Reason Five Arab Countries Teamed Up with Obama

See additional comments on Tea Party Nation. The information below detailing the real reason for the war in Syria is from September 3, 2013. A natural gas pipeline through Syria would break the Russian monopoly in Europe so this little “war” … Continue reading

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Stupid Is as Stupid Does

Poland Says Russian Gas Deliveries Tumble By 45%; Europe To Launch Sanctions On Friday, Russia Will Retaliate Yesterday, when Gazprom was supposedly “troubleshooting its systems”, we reported that in what was the first salvo of Europe’s latest cold (quite literally, … Continue reading

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Russian Retaliation Begins: Gazprom “Limiting EU Gas”, Cuts Poland Supplies By 24% In Past Two Days

Over the weekend, we commented that in response to Europe’s latest, and most serious, sanction round which would finally impact Russian energy giants Rosenft, Gazprom Neft (but not Gazprom) and Transneft, “suddenly the stakes for Russia, and thus Europe, just … Continue reading

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We All Knew This Day Was Coming

The ascension of the East and the decline of the West is hanging in the balance of the petrodollar. When (not if) the dollar is replaced as the world’s reserve currency, our economy will collapse. Along with any assets stored … Continue reading

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Russia Reveals “Plan B”: Gazprom Says Gas Transit Via Ukraine May Be Stopped Completely

A few days ago, when we wrote our “explainer” on the need for Russia to have an alternative pathway for its gas, one which bypasses Ukraine entirely and as the current “South Stream” framework is set up, crosses the Black Sea and … Continue reading

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As first US advisers reach Baghdad, Iranians and Saudis airlift weapons to opposing sides in Iraq

When the first of the 300 military advisers US President Barack Obama promised the Iraqi government arrived in Baghdad Wednesday, June 25, Iranian and Saudi Arabian arms shipments were already in full flow to opposing sides in embattled Iraq, DEBKAfile’s military … Continue reading

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Ukraine-Russia Near “Serious Conflict” Following Explosion In Largest European Gas Transit Pipeline

With 2 Russian TV journalists killed in recent days and on the heels of Russia’s cutting off Ukraine’s gas supply for non-payment, Interfax is reporting that: *EXPLOSION ON UKRAINE GAS TRANSIT PIPELINE REPORTED: IFX *INTERFAX CITES UKRAINE INTERIOR MINISTRY ON … Continue reading

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Russia Rejects Ukraine’s Gas Deal; 2am Eastern Deadline Looms

As suspected given the huge distance between the bid and offer, the EU-brokered Ukraine-Russia gas deal has failed: GAZPROM CEO MILLER LEAVES SITE OF UKRAINE GAS TALKS GAZPROM SAYS TALKS ENDED, DEADLINE WON’T CHANGE (negotiate that!) RUSSIA REJECTED EU’S GAS … Continue reading

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U.S. Gasoline Consumption Plummets By Nearly 75%

by Jeff Nielsen The collapse in the “civilian participation rate” (the number of people working in the economy) and the “velocity of money” (the heartbeat of the economy) indicate an economy which is not merely in decline, but rather is being sucked downward in … Continue reading

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Gazprom CEO says China gas deal will affect European market

Russia’s landmark deal to supply natural gas to Chinawill affect prices in Europe and have an impact on international liquefied natural gas projects, the chief executive of state-run Gazprom said on Friday. Russia and China signed a 30-year gas supply contract on Wednesday worth a total … Continue reading

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Tom Steyer: Green Energy Presents Opportunity ‘to Make a Lot of Money’

More… Tom Steyer raising campaign funds for climate change

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