•Hydrocarbons and Depletion: Shale gas technology to the rescue? •The great oil swindle •Shale Monster •Lord Browne promises to invest ‘whatever it takes’ in UK fracking •Ban Hydraulic Fracturing in New Mexico
•Critical Part of Keystone Report Done by Firms with Deep Oil Industry Ties •The spreading slick of blame for the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill •Statoil may abandon US Arctic drilling leases •Peak Oil, The Shale Boom and our Energy Future: Interview with Dave Summers
•Total production by the five "major" oil producers has fallen by a quarter since 2004 •Ten Reasons to Take Peak Oil Seriously •’Peak oil’ doomsayers proved wrong •Is shale oil losing its lustre? •Doomsday warning on fuel stock •A hard tap to turn
•Will EDF become the Barbra Streisand of climate protest? •US Generals warn of climate change dangers •Is climate change next for GOP? •Michael Grunwald, Time Magazine •China Carbon Tax May Spur U.S. Climate Debate, CMIA Says •EU lawmakers back suspension of airline carbon payments
•Arctic Death Spiral Bombshell: CryoSat-2 Confirms Sea Ice Volume Has Collapsed •Canada’s environmental activists seen as ‘threat to national security’ •The virtues of being unreasonable on Keystone •Why China’s carbon emissions may not matter •U.S. government risks financial exposure from climate change – GAO •E.ON lobbied for stiff sentences against Kingsnorth activists, papers show •Fear, optimism and activism: What drives change?
•Exxon, Shell, BP, Total: Do the oil emporers have no clothes? •Peak oil theories ‘increasingly groundless’, says BP chief •At Algerian Oil and Gas Fields Once Thought Safe, New Fears and Precautions •Oil markets tighten on Saudi cut, China demand-IEA
Radiation Fears Over Fracking? •’Frackademia’: how Big Gas bought research on hydraulic fracturing •EPA Changed Course After Oil Company Protested •Poll: Europeans overwhelmingly favour renewables over shale gas •Shale playground in W. Texas
While industry touts shipping by rail as their latest great idea, there is, of course, another possibility as to why shipping by rail rather than pipeline makes sense. And it has more to do with unprofitability than great opportunity.
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