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Weekly News Roundup (Jan 23)

Weekly News Roundup (Jan 23)

Crude realities (The Economist)

The tumbling oil price piles more pressure on a sinking industry

GE Earnings Rise Despite Headwinds From Low Oil Prices
(ABC News)

General Electric Co. posted higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter, but …

Weekly News Roundup (Jan 16)

Weekly News Roundup (Jan 16)

Cash-strapped Mongolia offers more land for mining projects (Reuters)

Struggling Mongolia is hoping to drum up more foreign investor interest in its flagging mining industry after opening up an additional 10.1 million hectares (39,000 square miles) of territory for mining

Weekly News Roundup (Jan 9)

Job losses, writedowns tipped for oil and gas industry (ABC)

Widespread job cuts, writedowns and project delays are predicted for Australia’s oil and gas industry as it struggles to cope with falling oil prices.

Nuclear Power Turns To Salt (Forbes)…

Weekly News Roundup (Jan 2)

Weekly News Roundup (Jan 2)

Oil Price Slump May Spur European Oil and Gas Deal-Making (New York Times)

There was $383 billion in mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas sector last year, as of Dec. 11. Yet Europe has largely missed out.


Weekly News Roundup (Dec 19)

Weekly News Roundup (Dec 19)

UK oil industry ‘close to collapse’ as price plunges below $60 per barrel (RT)

Britain’s oil industry is in a “crisis” and may be “close to collapse,” a senior oil industry expert has said, as the UK’s biggest oil and …

Weekly News Roundup (Dec 12)

Oil and Gas Prices Drop, But Nets Refuse to Credit Fracking in 93% of Stories

Thanks in part to the widespread use of technologies like hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, global oil prices plummeted in 2014.


Fuel cell power

Weekly News Roundup (Dec 5)

‘Tis the Season for Workplace Safety (Insurance Journal)

The holiday season causes an increase in opportunities for accidents and injuries. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than 400 people are killed and 1,650 are injured due to fire-related incidents …

Weekly News Roundup (Nov 21)

Weekly News Roundup (Nov 21)

There Could Be Jobs Offshore in Oil & Natural Gas Development (Forbes)

Why should we open up offshore oil and gas leasing in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, the US Atlantic and Pacific Outer Continental Shelf?


U.S. manufacturing expands,

Weekly News Roundup (Nov 14)

Sliding Oil and Gas Prices Give Americans More Money to Spend (New York Times)

American consumers are going to enjoy a more bountiful Christmas this year, thanks in part to a most unlikely source: Saudi Arabia.


Rich countries subsidising

Weekly News Roundup (Nov 7)

Weekly News Roundup (Nov 7)

Cheap Oil Burns Global Gas (Wall Street Journal)

The shale gas boom already muddied the waters for the world’s liquefied natural gas producers. Now, shale oil is really churning them up.


GE Oil and Gas planning investment to better