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Gas conservation rate edged up in 2013, says regulator

Alberta’s oil and gas producers reversed a four-year slide in the rate at which they conserve solution natural gas in 2013 but it remained well short of the best conservation rate reached nine years ago. 421 more words


Putin Overlooks Energy Rule Numero Uno

Putin seized Crimea, but lately he hasn’t been banging his pots and pans too much about cutting off the natural gas supply to Ukraine, even though Russia claims Ukraine owes it up to $38.4 billion for previous purchases… 821 more words


Natural Gas Explosion Likely Caused Building Collapse

CHICAGO (CBS) – Fire investigators have determined a buildup of natural gas at an apartment building in Washington Park likely caused an explosion that leveled the building over the weekend, injuring two women who were inside. 248 more words


Marcellus Shale Surpasses Louisiana as the Most Active Place for Trading U.S. Natural Gas

For more than 25 years, the Henry Hub area in southern Louisiana has been the most active place for trading the nation’s natural gas. However, the Marcellus Shale has now surpassed the Henry Hub. 94 more words

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Cold Weather Or The Dollar - Which Is Most Important For Commodity Prices For The Rest Of 2014?

November, 25 2014

The dollar has moved steadily higher since May and prospects are for another frigid winter in the US. In my latest piece for Seeking Alpha I take a look at which commodities are more sensitive to the ascent of the dollar and which will be driven by weather during the coming months. 17 more words


An end to the holy oil war?

By Claude Salhani |

The ‘holy oil war’ may be coming to an end. Don’t bother looking for this as it’s a term I made up to refer to the political clash between the oil and gas producing countries of the Gulf brought about by divergent views regarding just how politicized and extremist Islam should be. 779 more words

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Environmentalists seek to block Loch Ness wind farm

When I was growing up one of the mysteries I was fascinated with was the Loch Ness monster. I remember watching many television specials in awe at the possibility of a dinosaur or some sort of creature living at the bottom of Scotland’s now infamous lake. 566 more words