Political disputes, insecurity stymie Lebanese bid round

    March 19, 2015 12:42 PM by bobt

    For a promising natural gas resource off Lebanon, the only reportable discoveries are of ways to defer exploration.

    Higher Iranian oil flow requires more than sanctions’ end

    March 12, 2015 9:21 AM by bobt

    Relaxation of sanctions squeezing Iran is just one among several dubious steps necessary if the Islamic Republic is to come close to meeting aggressive targets for oil production.

    Speaker suggests how Russian regime change might occur

    March 5, 2015 8:57 AM by bobt

    Speculative details about regime change in Russia have emerged from an especially interesting source.

    Chevron wins again in Ecuador case as moneyman recants

    February 26, 2015 9:11 AM by bobt

    With another triumph in its long battle against litigious gold-digging involving Ecuador, Chevron Corp. again demonstrates the goodness of corporate resolve.

    Oil forecasts need a new asterisk for supply instability

    February 19, 2015 4:05 PM by bobt

    Do projections of worldwide oil supply need another asterisk?

    EPA offers new, twisted excuse to stall Keystone XL

    February 13, 2015 2:37 PM by bobt

    Anyone puzzled by the delay in approval of the Keystone XL pipeline border crossing—running 6 years now, and counting—should read the Obama administration’s latest rationale.

    After Keystone nod, Congress should okay ANWR leasing

    February 5, 2015 8:32 AM by bobt

    Now that it has passed legislation supporting the Keystone XL pipeline, Congress should approve oil and gas leasing of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain in Alaska.

    Data refute Lew’s claims about taxes paid by producers

    January 29, 2015 9:47 AM by bobt

    On the subject of taxation, administration officials count on the public to believe anything.

    Market watchers’ adjustments offer hints of recovery

    January 22, 2015 10:10 AM by bobt

    Because markets look ahead, changes in standard forecasts offer potentially important signals during storms such as the one now pummeling the oil and gas industry.

    Study probes link between US dollar’s value and oil price

    January 15, 2015 3:41 PM by bobt

    While the US dollar’s value against other currencies influences the price of oil, the relationship is complicated.

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