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DOE Awards $20M to Boost Development of Innovative Geothermal Technologies
09/16/2010 – 2:20 am PDT | No Comment

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $20 million to seven projects research, develop and demonstrate cutting-edge geothermal technologies. These projects are to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of non-conventional geothermal energy technologies …

Credit Suisse Analyst is Bullish on Two Engineering and Construction Firms
09/15/2010 – 8:25 am PDT | No Comment

A Credit Suisse analyst is bullish on two engineering and construction companies, saying the prospects for new oil and natural gas contract awards are improving.
Analyst Jamie Cook called shares of Fluor Corp. and Foster Wheeler …

Commodity Corner: Pipeline Outage Continues, But Oil Ends Lower
09/14/2010 – 11:40 pm PDT | No Comment

October oil futures edged lower Tuesday despite fears of a prolonged shutdown of a key Enbridge pipeline that carries crude oil from Canada to the U.S.
Crude prices settled at $76.80 a barrel, a 39 cent …

Save America: Hybrids and natural gas now
09/14/2010 – 1:56 pm PDT | No Comment

Time to take action?

Hybrids and natural gas today, plug-ins tomorrow
A new study on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment demonstrates that hybrid cars and natural gas vehicles offer significant potential to reduce …

These Are the Champions … of Energy Efficiency
09/14/2010 – 5:40 am PDT | No Comment

Consider these numbers:  $350 million in net operating savings over the project lifetimes.  400,000 metric tons of annual greenhouse gas emissions.  More than 650 million kilowatt hours of electricity per year.  These are the …

Commodity Corner: Oil Gets Boost from China, Pipeline Closure
09/13/2010 – 2:15 pm PDT | No Comment

From the Rigzone staff….
The October crude oil futures price increased by nearly 1% Monday on news about China’s industrial production growth rate.
Oil settled at $77.19 a barrel, a 74-cent increased from Friday, after the National …

California’s Shock Absorber: The Energy Economic Security Benefits of AB 32
09/13/2010 – 1:55 pm PDT | No Comment

There are many ways to categorize the costs and benefits of acting swiftly and decisively to fight global warming, and many perspectives from which to view those categories.
Cost-benefit analyses of climate policy traditionally focus on …

Simple, Personal Actions for the Earth
09/10/2010 – 12:35 pm PDT | No Comment

As summer turns to fall, it’s a good time to take stock of recent efforts on clean energy policy. A lot happened this summer: The Gulf Coast oil spill was finally capped and serious talk occurred …

Only 15 – 30 years to end foreign oil dependence?
09/10/2010 – 12:05 pm PDT | No Comment

Why not declare war on foreign oil dependence?

United we stand?
According to a German military think tank, there is some possibility that peak oil could hit as early as this year, meaning that within 15 - …

Beware of Greeks Bearing Bonds?
09/10/2010 – 8:30 am PDT | No Comment

Michael Lewis wrote an excellent article for Vanity Fair, Beware of Greeks Bearing Bonds (HT: Lambros). I highly recommend you read it carefully. Lewis is a gifted writer who knows how to get at …