Energy and Economic Growth: Interview with Mark Thoma

If you want an objective view of energy, ask an economist, who can tell you what to expect to pay at the pump in the coming years, and why, as well as what to expect from medium- and long-term economic growth and what the real drivers will be. These are questions that are crucial to […]

This Week in Energy: Clean Energy Investment Woes

Clean energy investment woes; talk of the end days of fossil fuel subsidies; the death knell for Europe’s carbon market; a new (hydrocarbons) theory on the Syria end game; and a few teasers from this week’s premium newsletter …. The first quarter of 2013 has been a rather depressing one for clean energy and climate […]

Another Energy Boom is on the Way

Trading energy and energy stocks this week have been a dangerous experience, as oil markets sloughed off more than $3 a barrel on little more than a whim.  DOE reports showed a certain stockpile increase, but those reports have been rather irrelevant for years, so pointing to this particular report as a reason for the […]

Betting on Mediterranean Shale: 3 Plays, 1 Winner

The Mediterranean has joined the shale game, but as most of Europe’s Mediterranean countries drag their feet, all eyes are on Israel, Turkey, and Algeria. For Israel, it will be a slow road without the majors. For Algeria, it’s full speed ahead, in theory—but the foreign interest is just dabbling for now due to a […]