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OPINION: Projects Like Line 9 Reversal Benefit Ontario Workers, Economy
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) In today's world, the success and sustainability of a national or local economy depends largely on its ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
COMMENTARY: Singapore at Heart of Counter-Piracy Worldwide
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) Singapore may be 3,569 nautical miles from the Gulf of Aden, but it is at the heart of counter-piracy efforts worldwide.
COMMENTARY: Have Calif. Refiners Wasted an Oil Pipeline Opportunity?
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) In time it may be inevitable that California refineries regret their decision that shelved Kinder Morgan's Freedom pipeline proposal.
'Open Fuel Standard' Proponents Want More Flexible FFVs
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Could an open fuel standard be a boon for U.S. natural gas producers?
Big Oil's Push to Move the 'Mushy Middle'
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) The oil industry has developed TV, print and online ads to extol the national economic and social benefits of the oil sands, and to battle critics. The question is, are Canadians moved by the pictures and words paid for by big Canadian oil?
Qatar Offers Egypt LNG Cargoes, But Pricing Issues Hold Back More Support
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) With merchandise import cover slightly up in the last two months, but only just over the three-month mark, lack of liquidity and access to letters of credit reportedly are hampering Egypt's efforts to book even concessional bilateral fuel support.
US Nuclear Plant Closures Show Industry's Struggles
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) The decision to close California's San Onofre nuclear plant is the latest setback for an industry that seemed poised for growth not long ago.
German Energy Industry: Low-Carbon Economy Too Expensive
(Monday, June 10, 2013) The costs of Germany's shift to a low-carbon economy are getting out of control, the country's biggest energy lobby group said Monday, urging the next government to make energy policy a top priority.
Fiat to End Hydrogen Fuel Vehicle Development Program
(Friday, June 07, 2013) Fiat has decided to end the development of hydrogen-fuelled vehicles to focus its attention on natural gas-powered vehicles, reports Autocar.
Report Finds Downstream Divestment Trend in Africa
(Friday, June 07, 2013) Despite substantial and well publicised growth in oil demand across Africa, a trend of divestment in downstream operations by oil companies has been experienced over the last three to five years.
Canadian Petroleum Group Predicts Production Surge in Oil Sands
(Thursday, June 06, 2013) In the eyes of the energy sector, Fort McMurray, Alta., has never looked so promising.
U.S. Crude Oil Flows Pushing Imports Aside
(Thursday, June 06, 2013) The reset button has been hit.
COMMENTARY: Pipeline Upgrade Crucial for Safety
(Thursday, June 06, 2013) For most of us, the more than 2 million miles of pipelines that transport oil and gas across the United States are out of sight -- and out of mind -- until something goes wrong.
European Investment Bank Boosts Lithuania's New LNG Terminal
(Wednesday, June 05, 2013) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Tuesday announced that it will provide an EUR87-million loan to Klaip dos Nafta, the operator of Lithuania's planned floating LNG terminal, according to Baltic News Service.
Report: SUV Mania to Prolong Chinese Gasoline Demand Growth
(Wednesday, June 05, 2013) Transportation rather than industrialization is now in the front seat when it comes to driving China's oil demand growth, according to an industry analyst.
OPINION: US Has Huge Oil Reserves So Let's Expand to New Export Markets
(Tuesday, June 04, 2013) The era of domestic energy scarcity is over.
COMMENTARY: Mideast Nuclear Energy Boom Masks Potential Conflicts
(Monday, June 03, 2013) The location is uninspiring: the sand dunes of Barakah in Abu Dhabi, on the western tip of the Arabian desert. Yet the political vision is breathtaking.
EDITORIAL: Singapore LNG: The Real Work Begins Now
(Friday, May 31, 2013) Singapore is now well and truly in the liquefied natural gas game, with its multi-billion-dollar LNG terminal on Jurong Island (the initial phase of which has just been completed) receiving its first commercial cargo earlier this month.
Nigeria's Finance Minister Gives Update on Fuel Subsidy Recovery Progress
(Friday, May 31, 2013) The fuel subsidy scam unveiled in April 2012 revealed a culture of mismanagement and corruption at the core of Nigeria's government agencies and oil marketers that has prevented the government from being able to fully deregulate the downstream.
North America Shale Oil Boom Won't Diminish OPEC - IEA Chief
(Thursday, May 30, 2013) New crude-oil output from shale beds in North America will improve global energy supplies but the importance of OPEC won't diminish, IEA's chief said Thursday.