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One of the (most profitable) things I do for subscribers is stay on top of all the new shale plays popping up all over the world. While shale oil and gas are widespread in North America, the global shale revolution is just starting — but is sure to continue for...
Two new tight oil plays in south Texas are attracting a lot of investor and industry attention—the Eagle Ford and the Eaglebine. THE EAGLE FORD The Eagle Ford has gone from obscurity in 2008 to now being the #3 play in all the United States (based on number of rigs drilling),...
Three months ago, it snowed in Cairo, Egypt for the first time in 112 years. 2013 was the largest one-year temperature drop ever recorded in the United States. The extent of the Antarctic sea ice is at record highs. It’s the Real Inconvenient Truth—right now the world is getting colder.  And it’s...
Part I of this series is here. If history is any guide, the world will continue its current 15 year cooling trend for another 20 years potentially.  In fact, there is a good chance the earth is about to go into one of its coolest periods in the last 250...
On the surface, Turkey has everything going for it in oil and gas. Onshore, it’s under-explored with one of the top international shale plays—the Dadas Shale—about to get tested for the first time with new technology. Offshore there is talk of a Black Sea bonanza.  The country has good governance,...
A new development in “fracking” will mean lower costs and higher oil and gas recoveries, says Dan Themig, President of Packers Plus, a privately owned completions (fracking) company based in Calgary, Alberta.  This would mean higher profits for energy producers. Themig’s new product – QuickFRAC® – is part of...
In Part 1, I explained how LNG shippers will be one of the best investments—and THE best way to play cheap natural gas—right through to 2015. A combination of fast-rising demand from Asia and almost no new ships before the end of 2015 will keep cash flows and stock...