Kate Mackenzie The Source: Nissan’s batteries; oil in Angola and Kurdistan; Exxon’s algae; where is Saudi Arabia’s gas; ethanol from corn cobs, and more

On Energy Source:

Nissan’s battery plant to create real green jobs

Chinese oil deal in Angola shows how asset prices have cooled off

Kurdistan’s oil still lures investors

Slow and steady, the Exxon way

Further Reading:

An exercise in futility: Looking for gas in Saudi Arabia’s Empty Quarter (The National)

The US LNG import surge may have been overstated (chron.com)

Oil analysts bearish on current prices, but say $147 a barrel is likely to return (The Barrel/Platts)

POET’s head of science on making cellulosic ethanol from corn cobs viable (R-Squared)

About that £50m earmarked for UK marine power development… (Guardian)

Energy storage + smart grid = cheap, cool (SeekingAlpha)

Why royaldutchshellplc.com do what they do (The Times)

North Dakota Democrat Senator won’t support cap-and-trade bill, citing speculator bubble fears (Platts)

Surprise, surprise: wealthier households produce more carbon emissions (The Telegraph)