A mid-week update. After trading quietly on Monday and Tuesday at around $81 in New York and $86 in London, crude prices closed higher on Wednesday after traders noted that the increase in US crude inventories last week was slowing down in comparison to the previous three weeks.
Articles: shale gas production (7)
Post Carbon Institute has published a report calling into question the production statistics touted by promoters of hydraulic fracturing or fracking.
Despite what you may think, Americans, on average, are driving more miles every day, not fewer, filling ever more fuel tanks with ever more gasoline, and evidently feeling ever less bad about it.
Despite its serious tone, The Energy of Nations: Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance, published by the reputable academic publisher Routledge, makes a compelling and ultimately hopeful case for the prospects of transitioning to a clean energy system in tandem with a new form of …
Natural gas use is touted by industry as well on its way to replacing coal for power generation, thereby claiming significant cost savings for consumers and benefits for the environment. Unfortunately, such claims have proved short lived and oversold.
The Delaware Riverkeeper Network is presenting a series of interviews with experts on the impacts of the shale gas industry. In this segment energy industry analyst Arthur Berman discusses the difficulty in predicting future prices of natural gas.
Peak Oil – the maximum sustainable rate of global oil production - happened in 2012. That’s one of the main conclusions of a new report, Fossil and Nuclear Fuels – The Supply Outlook, released in March 2013 by the Energy Watch Group (EWG). This event will have profound …