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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)

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

Weekly News Roundup (Oct 31)

Weekly News Roundup (Oct 31)

Clock Is Ticking for Oil and Gas Industry in Britain (New York Times)

Britain’s oil and gas fields in the North Sea became a central topic of contention in the recent referendum on independence for Scotland.

 

Research and Markets:

Weekly News Roundup (Oct 24)

Weekly News Roundup (Oct 24)

U.S. To Produce More Oil & Gas Than Russia…For Decades (Forbes)

The U.S. shale oil and gas renaissance has effectively stripped Russia from its status as biggest non-OPEC oil producing state.

 

Philippines emerging as shipbuilding hub (Nikkei Asian Review)…

Weekly News Roundup (Oct 10)

Weekly News Roundup (Oct 10)

France to cut reliance on nuclear power by 2025 (The Local FR)

Deputies in the French parliament voted on Friday to reduce the country’s reliance on Nuclear power to produce its electricity supply. It comes after environmental groups have raised …