Oil plunge sparks calls for Congress to act

Oil plunge sparks calls for Congress to act

Price of oil does not fall, it tumbles down This Tuesday the price of oil approached the 30 dollars per barrel floor mark under which it never fell for over 12 years, and this endless tumble is causing some stir within the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries...
EU-Algeria : Reinforcing our energy partnership

EU-Algeria : Reinforcing our energy partnership

Maghreb Emergent  published on 6 January 2016 an article on the Algerian-EU relationship notably those regarding gas supplies.  Here it is reproduced below. Miguel Arias Cañete, the European climate action and energy Commissioner reaffirmed its commitment to...
Big Oil, Bad Air

Big Oil, Bad Air

Special issue of journal looks at fracking’s effects on people, animals By Jim Morris, the Center for Public Integrity   http://www.publicintegrity.org/ On February 18, the Marcellus Shale Coalition, an industry group, announced that natural gas production from...
Shale Gas vs Petroleum Oil

Shale Gas vs Petroleum Oil

Low oil prices might shelve some Gulf mega projects, but not those of high employment — economists but all agree that we might be going through a Shale Gas vs Petroleum Oil period of in-fighting.  In any case, “Shale gas will reduce geopolitical power of the...