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Month: December 2014


U.S. shale gas and oil revolution gives Europe a unique chance

This article first appeared in the Energy and Carbon Blog The success of the U.S. economy in the 20th century was largely built on huge domestic reserves of oil, coal and gas, and for the majority of that century the U.S. was the world’s largest producer of each of those fossil fuels. That changed in … Continued

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The oil price fall and the chance to help Putin out of a corner

Only time will tell whether the recent collapse in the oil price has been caused by a concerted effort by the United States and Saudi Arabia to put pressure on Russia and possibly Iran. Whether it is true or not the impact of the falling oil price is already enormous. Iran which generates 75% of … Continued

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