27 Oct '12, 12pm

#peakoil Putin Is the New Global Shah of Oil: Exxon Mobil is no longer the world’s number-one oil producer. As o...

Russia has been a pretty profitable place for BP, and while BP is tired of dealing with the drama within TNK-BP, the British firm definitely wants to stay in Russia to participate in developing the country’s vast northern oil and gas potential. A cash and shares deal gives BP a nice ownership stake in Rosneft, which is the best way to profit from Russia’s immense untapped oil potential – because Putin will ensure Rosneft gets first dibs at prime opportunities. Depending on the size of BP’s slice, the company would likely also get a seat or two on Rosneft’s board. That is as important as anything else, because it would put BP personnel in regular, direct contact with Igor Sechin, the CEO of Rosneft, who has a significant say in Russian energy policy. In general, a role in Rosneft would also allow BP to pursue closer ties with a Kremlin that exerts a much tighter hold on the...

Full article: http://peakoil.com/production/putin-is-the-new-global-sha...

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peakoil.com 27 Oct '12, 5pm

IMF study: Peak oil could do serious damage to the global economy The world isn’t going to run out of oil anytime soon. Bu...

Tech Talk – Global crude oil and Iran | Peak Oil News and Message Boards

Tech Talk – Global crude oil and Iran | Peak Oi...

peakoil.com 28 Oct '12, 12pm

There has been a little stir in the news on Energy lately, as folks have begun to extrapolate the growth in American oil a...

Tech Talk - Global crude oil and Iran

theoildrum.com 28 Oct '12, 11am

Looking at the figures for Iran, it is clear that the sanctions which have been imposed on that country by the West are ha...

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peakoil.com 27 Oct '12, 6am

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peakoil.com 26 Oct '12, 8pm

So, using the Peak Oil concept, we may also extend the same logic to Peak PAP and Peak Singapore. Few will disagree that P...

U.S. on pace to be the world’s largest oil producer Prediction: this will not end well.

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grist.org 23 Oct '12, 8pm

U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest producer...

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peakoil.com 21 Oct '12, 10pm

Canadians could free themselves from oil imports, but will they? You are not alone if you think it’s odd that Canada–the w...

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Huge expense & effort which could be better used - “@solarfeeds: Shell Testing #CCS Project at Canadian Oil Sands

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solarfeeds.com 28 Oct '12, 3pm

International energy giant, Royal Dutch Shell, is going ahead with the first carbon capture and storage project for an oil...

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Gulf Oil Spill's Effect on Whales Downplayed by NOAA, New Documents Reveal

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treehugger.com 24 Oct '12, 3pm

More information has come to light showing the nature of how US government agencies tried to keep a tight lid on how the G...