Daily Archives: September 11, 2009

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Energy Source has been taken out by illness today, but here are some highlights from the past couple of weeks:

Deepwater fever: BP’s ‘giant’ find, 11km deep

Deepwater fever II: Brazilian Santos well is also rather big – but how much oil is there?

Solar energy from space, anyone?

Comment: Searching in vain for the oil shock effect

Moral arguments become more heated ahead of Copenhagen

Oil demand is recovering, probably

Opec’s interest in the environment

The world’s most successful, but worst paid oil minister?

Japan’s new government pledges to reduce emissions

It’s not just developing countries that will suffer from climate change

Matt Simmons hits back on peak oil

The sobering news about geoengineering

Further reading:

Total CEO expects oil supply squeeze in 2014 (Bloomberg)

Environmental groups lose bid to halt Alberta Clipper oil pipeline (Law 360)

The politics of nuclear power in Germany (Economist)

Nicholas Stern says China should be helped to move to a low-carbon economy (Reuters)

Global warming make staple grain cassava toxic (Economic Times)

Shell could be first to liquify gas offshore (Houston Chronicle)

Study shows Australia has exceeded US for per-capita carbon emissions (AFP)

James Fontanella-Khan

Fall in oil demand expected to slow
Latest sign of surging economic optimism (FT)

Sarkozy calls for carbon tax on imports
France unveiled details of a new charge on fossil fuel products (FT)

Chevron backs huge gas project
Investment of about A$42bn in the project off western Australia (FT)

Oil India $570m IPO oversubscribed 31 times
May push government to undertake more stake sales (Reuters)

Offer of deal for climate talks
EU challenged developing nations to cut their emissions in return of aid (FT)

US climate envoy says some calls for aid ‘wildly’ off mark
‘Calls for rich nations to pay 1% of GDP to emerging economies is unrealistic’ (Bloomberg)

As Gadonneix’s star wanes, others eye EDF job
Sarkozy hoped Gadonneix would extend his stay (FT)

Natural Resource to acquire coal reserves for $255m
To buy 200m tons of coal reserves through 8 transactions (Reuters)


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