Kate Mackenzie Energy Source: Oil production costs fall; oil and gas prices diverge; Stern’s heresy

On Energy Source:

Oil and gas prices: Why have they diverged, and when will it end?
Don’t just blame the oil market speculators

Markets: Oil slips ahead of EIA data
Crude inventories expected to fall by 1.4m bbl

Canadian oil sands: Falling costs kick in, just as prices rise
Nice timing – perhaps

Opec economist wary of steep oil price rise
Qabazard says prices may fall back

Hamilton on speculation, inflation and oil
The many factors at play


World’s next big Kyoto pact begins to take shape What this week’s meetings in Bonn mean (Christian Science Monitor)

Todd Stern on US climate change position Interview with the US negotiator (BBC)

EU says climate policy will boost jobs 20% renewables goal could create 410,000 jobs by 2020 (Green Inc/NY Times)

Nicholas Stern’s heresy: Conceding the west’s climate burden The producers-vs-consumers debate grinds on (Grist)

Will Volvo’s 2012 plug-in hybrid also be a diesel? It looks like it (CNet)

Hot rock power scheme could brew trouble in Eden Geothermal not as good (or safe) as it sounds (NewScientist)

Crude conversations: Obama, Saudi Arabia and US oil imports US dependence on Saudi oil ain’t what it used to be (Environmental Capital/WSJ)