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$100 Oil By Christmas?

Thanks to OPEC and Russia’s agreement to restrict supply, and rising world demand for crude, the Brent oil price has climbed past $82 a barrel, a big increase on the $56 prevailing at the same time last year and a four-year high. Also, the collapse in oil prices in 2014 […]

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TransCanada – A Company Near You

TransCanada is a major North American energy-transportation and energy-generation company. Headquartered in Calgary Alberta, it has an American subsidiary in Houston, Texas, and a subsidiary in Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico. Figure 1 TransCanada is the continent’s fourth-largest pipeline operator, after Kinder Morgan, Energy Transfer and DCP Midstream. Founded to develop […]

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The history of fossil fuels

Nicholas Newman November 2017 Virtually all of the fossil fuels, including the coal, crude oil and natural gas we use today, was created millions of years ago before, during and even after the days of the dinosaurs. Since then, such materials have played an important part in mankind’s evolution… Virtually […]

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Energy shifts to a buyer’s market

Nicholas Newman eniday October 2017 A major shift of power is underway in the world’s oil and gas markets… Until 2008, oil and gas producers were “market makers.” This meant they could fix prices and decide their output’s final destination. Also, until recently, oil and gas companies restricted gas wholesalers from […]

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Wyoming has big plans for California

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 The American states of California and Wyoming couldn’t be more different. For instance, the state of California has the largest economy in the US and has set a target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030. In practice, this means it […]

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