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Weekly News Roundup (Feb 13)

Oil and gas majors take shelter in euro bond market (Reuters)
Global oil and gas majors are starting to move away from traditional dollar funding in favour of Europe’s highly competitive bond market, with both Statoil and BP entering the

Weekly News Roundup (Jan 30)

Weekly News Roundup (Jan 30)

Nuclear Power Needs to Double to Meet Warming Goal (Power Source)
Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, the world has been slowly reconciling its discomfort with nuclear and the idea that …

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)

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,