Lies And Deception In Ukraine’s Energy Sector

Ukraine is still living the legacy of its Soviet past with its State owned energy industry, corruption, oligarchs, etc. And in typical bureaucratic fashion Ukraine continues to  treat its energy industry as a cash cow to be milked or perhaps worse a … [Read more...]

The Oil Slump Will Hurt the U.S. Too

By Marin Katusa, Chief Energy Investment Strategist If you only paid attention to the mainstream media, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the US is going to get away from the collapse in oil prices scot free. According to popular belief, America … [Read more...]

More on the PetroDollar

Recently we published an article by Casey Research energy analyst Marin Katusa about the mysterious death of  Total Oil CEO Christophe de Margerie, whose private jet collided with a snowplow in Moscow and the possible links to the Petrodollar and … [Read more...]

Why China’s Insatiable Appetite For Coal Has Likely Peaked

A recent report from Greenpeace found that China's coal consumption declined in the first half of this year and new Chinese government data suggests that the country's coal imports have dropped. Estimates indicate that by the end of the year, China's … [Read more...]

Ukraine’s Two New Energy Deals

If one was to believe the picture that most Western media outlets are painting, Ukraine has been lost to Russia. Though the country fought valiantly to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union in Vilnius, Lithuania last month, President … [Read more...]

A Look At the US Government’s New Pollution Policies

Soon after President Obama was elected, he made a commitment to place the USA on a path to reducing carbon pollution. On June 25th, 2013, he took his most ambitious step yet towards fulfilling this commitment, by unveiling his new climate change … [Read more...]

The New Cold War: The “Putinization” of Uranium Part 2

Yesterday we began looking at the factors involved in Uranium production and how Vladimir Putin is using those factors to his advantage. Today we will continue to look at uranium and how it will affect world energy production for years to come. In an … [Read more...]

The New Cold War: The “Putinization” of Uranium

Although we don't like to admit it,  Uranium is a big part of the energy picture with roughly 16 of the world's electricity coming from nuclear power. In the U.S. it is almost the same at 19%, with 37% coming from coal, 30% from Natural Gas, 7% from … [Read more...]

Oil in Tunisia?- Should Tunisia be on Energy Investors Watch List?

Major oil companies like Shell have have been jumping at the chance to acquire ground in this former French protectorate that had been neglected for decades. For the first time, major spending has been committed to test Tunisian basins which could be … [Read more...]

Is Your Vote for Sale?

In the following article Tony Sagami of Uncommon Wisdom, shows how election results can be accurately predicted based on economic factors. In our Misery Index we show how two simple factors like inflation and unemployment were the basis of the … [Read more...]