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U.S. LNG exports: What Would Randy Udall Say?

By on 28 Apr 2014 in commentary

 There has been considerable talk in the US of late about not only future energy exports but even about using an “energy weapon” against Russia.  While that might be nice, it’s wishful thinking. An energy commentator who thought in depth about the US’s energy policy back-story and the myth of oil independence was Randy Udall, […]

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Peak Oil Review – 28 April 2014

By on 28 Apr 2014 in Peak Oil Review

Tom Whipple, Editor Contents 1.  Oil and the Global Economy 2.  The Middle East & North Africa 3.  China 4. Ukraine 5.  Quote of the Week 6.  The Briefs 7. Commentary 1.  Oil and the Global Economy New York oil prices fell from highs around $104 a barrel to close at $100.60 last week as […]

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EIA Grossly Exaggerates Shale Gas Production in Drilling Productivity Report

By on 21 Apr 2014 in commentary
EIA Grossly Exaggerates Shale Gas Production in Drilling Productivity Report

By David Hughes (Note: Commentaries do not necessarily represent ASPO-USA’s positions; they are personal statements and observations by informed commentators.) “Natural gas output from US’ Marcellus edges closer to 15 Bcf/d: EIA” declared the headline in Platts that attracted my attention, since the latest data on the Marcellus shale gas play of PA and WV indicated production […]

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Peak Oil Review – 21 April 2014

By on 21 Apr 2014 in Peak Oil Review

Tom Whipple, Editor Contents 1.  Oil and the Global Economy 2.  The Middle East & North Africa 3.  China 4. Ukraine 5.  Quote of the Week 6.  The Briefs 7. Commentary 1.  Oil and the Global Economy New York oil prices which were little changed during four trading sessions last week closed Thursday at $104.30. […]

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Peak Oil Review – 14 April 2014

By on 14 Apr 2014 in Peak Oil Review

Tom Whipple, Editor Contents 1.  Oil and the Global Economy 2.  The Middle East & North Africa 3.  Ukraine 4. China 5.  Quote of the Week 6.  The Briefs 1.  Oil and the Global Economy Futures prices in New York and London climbed in the first days of last week before falling slightly to close […]

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Peak Oil Review – 7 April 2014

By on 7 Apr 2014 in Peak Oil Review

Tom Whipple, Editor Contents 1.  Oil and the Global Economy 2.  The Middle East & North Africa 3.  China 4.  Quote of the Week 5.  The Briefs 1.  Oil and the Global Economy Oil prices declined during the first three days of last week, and then partially recovered on Thursday and Friday to close at […]

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