Monthly Archives: March 2013

REPOST: Oil and gas payment disclosure may harm investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission requires the public disclosure of commercially sensitive payment information on oil and gas. This Forbes.com article shares the risks that this rule may impose to investors. Just last month the President promised to cut the … Continue reading

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REPOST: Life after oil and gas

How much fossil fuels do we really need  in the years to come, and how will Keystone XL Pipeline project support the significant growth of crude oil production in the United States?  This New York Times article has the answer. … Continue reading

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Aging petroleum assets: Are they still viable?

In order to properly extract, produce, and refine oil from oil wells, huge machineries like oil rigs and refining plants have to be used. However, as most of these assets were established decades ago, a lot of them are getting … Continue reading

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Oil consumption in Asia

As the European and US economies are having a hard time recovering from the financial crisis, major oil companies are now setting their sights on another potentially lucrative market—Asia. Asian crude oil consumption has been increasing steadily. In fact, Asia’s … Continue reading

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REPOST: IHS CERAWeek: BP sees growing diversity of oil, gas supply worldwide

Oil and gas supply will become dynamic worldwide as reported in this Oil and Gas Journal article . The oil and gas industry faces a growing diversity of reserves worldwide ranging from shale plays to Arctic drilling, BP PLC Chief … Continue reading

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