Daily Archives: June 11, 2010

FT Energy Source

A new nuclear race appears to be brewing in eastern Europe: three countries have announced firm plans to build nuclear power plants within a relatively small area of the Baltic region.  Read more

Sheila McNulty

Louisiana’s governor faces a difficult dilemma with the six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling in the Gulf. The importance of an adequate safety review conflicts with the state’s need for continued oil and gas royalties. Read more

FT Energy Source

Deepwater Horizon may have raised questions over the future of offshore drilling. But there is no sign so far of the disaster slowing the rush for access to potentially massive untapped reserves beneath the Arctic Ocean. Read more

Kate Mackenzie

One of the points BP highlighted when launching its annual statistical review on Wednesday was that the Gulf of Mexico had made the biggest contribution to global oil supply growth in 2009. But only the EIA, it seems, was expecting GoM’s contribution to continue growing beyond the next few years.  Read more

Kate Mackenzie

How do the first six days of oil captured with the LMRP compare to the new estimates of the flow rate? Read more

Kate Mackenzie

The UK’s prime minister may have stepped in, amid concern from several UK businesses that the Obama administration’s response to the Gulf oil spill is encouraging anti-British rhetoric. But are they getting a little over-sensitive? One Energy Source reader thinks so. Read more

Kate Mackenzie

The failure of a bid to stop the EPA regulating US greenhouse gas emissions doesn’t make the prospects for a climate bill any clearer – although some believe it still could pass, with more catering to fossil fuel interests.  Read more

Kate Mackenzie

- BP’s ever-falling share price and the UK dividend pie

- Groupthink behind both toxic assets and toxic oil

- Lessons for BP from Russia

- Peak oil is blowin’ in the wind

- Home truths on oil for Obama

- Second biggest oil reserves in Venezuela [And more] Read more

Kate Mackenzie

- Cameron steps into fray to defend BP – FT

- Lawyers file class action suits against BP – FT

- Leak greater than BP estimate, scientists say – FT

- Funds wait on BP dividend news – FT

- Backlash grows to ‘anti-British rhetoric’ – FT

- BP weighs dividend cut – WSJ

- Bid to block GHG regulations fails in Senate – Argus [And more] Read more