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WSJ Survey: Oil and Inflation Are Stubborn Disappointments

The history of oil tycoons is littered with booms and busts—fortunes that swelled and collapsed with unexpected velocity—subject to the vagaries of oil discoveries and the high-stakes game of world diplomacy and international intrigue. Economic forecasters can’t avoid them, either.

Dow Jones

Think Crude Oil’s Low Now? Try This Bear Case…

Oil prices are trading near levels not seen since the depths of the financial crisis, but Citigroup Inc. believes there is an increasing chance that crude could dive even lower.

Oil

Oil prices are at a 6-year low -- and they're not going anywhere

Oil prices aren’t going anywhere.<p>On Thursday, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell below $US42 a barrel for the first time in over 6 …

Not a toy

GLOBAL investment in renewable energy, chiefly wind and solar power, rose by a sixth in 2014, to $270 billion. This was partly because of subsidies …

The Impact of Cheap Oil

Nordhaus, Pickens and Werner on why prices have fallen and what happens now<p>A few years ago, fears about declining reserves drove oil prices to new highs. Now, energy abundance is the operative phrase. Oil prices have tanked.<p>The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberley A. Strassel discussed how we got here, …

Oil

Buyers' market to emerge for oil M&A in December half

by Angela Macdonald-Smith<p>The plunge in oil prices in the December half is set to fuel a new wave of mergers and acquisitions in the second half of …

The mountain of new LNG supply

Despite current conditions of oversupply, the LNG market is set to embark on a growth spurt over the next five years. The relatively long lead times …

Woodside Petroleum closes $US2.8b purchase of Apache Australia assets

Woodside Petroleum has completed the $US2.817 billion acquisition of LNG and oil assets owned by Apache Corporation in Australia, with a second, …

Three LNG projects lead the pack in B.C.

Print<p>Related<p>VANCOUVER -- Three LNG projects have emerged as leaders in reaching so-called project development agreements under negotiation by the …

Why $50 Oil Won’t Last

In the past few weeks I have received numerous questions about the role of a “drop in demand” in the oil price decline. These questions are driven by …

Oil dives 5 percent as worries about Iran talks trump Yemen | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil tumbled 5 percent on Friday, erasing the previous session’s gains, as Yemen’s conflict looked less likely to disrupt Middle East crude shipments and investors turned their focus to talks for a potential Iran nuclear deal that could put more supply on the market.<p>A general …

Mapping world oil transport

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Natural Gas Drives Energy Solutions

This power-to-gas plant, built by Eon in northern Germany, converts excess wind power to hydrogen and then injects it into the network system.<p>The …

Gorgon LNG reaches 90 pct completion

<b>Chevron-operated Gorgon LNG project execution activities have reached the 90% mark.</b><p>All the subsea pipelines, wellheads and associated facilities for …

Drinking or fracking? Report finds top shale plays globally are in places with scarce water

Fresh water has always been a big part of fracking operations, but as it expands beyond North America to other parts of the world, researchers say it …