Category: "Energy and Oil"

Of Course Government Policies Don't "Adapt Fast Enough"

Comment:Visions, a mostly European project of Shell Oil in which they try to generate conversation about various energy-related policy questions, occasionally asks me for input. They did again recently on the question of whether governments' energy and… more »

Yes on Green But No on Green River

Barack Obama's muddled thinking, so typical of a radical environmentalist's hatred for oil and other things that improve human life, leaves him with an energy policy that only a Democrat (but not one from an energy-producing state) could find… more »

If I Wanted America to Fail

H/T Mike R. Mitt Romney and every American voter needs to listen carefully, and learn... http://youtu.be/CZ-4gnNz0vc more »

A Dark Day for Solar Power

First Solar Corporation was indeed first at something: It was the first solar company to lose more than $15 billion of market value. FSLR's stock plummeted from $140 per share a year ago, and $170 a few weeks before that, to under $21 per share early t… more »

Obama's Oily Desperation Redux

On Thursday, Reuters reported that Britain and the U.S. have reached an agreement to release oil from the nations' oil reserves. The report states that the idea originated with the Obama administration and that "Britain would respond positively" to a… more »

Keystone pipeline to be rejected again

Various media outlets are reporting that at a press conference this afternoon the State Department will reject going forward with the Keystone XL pipeline as it is currently defined but will allow TransCanada, the company behind the pipeline, to offe… more »

Carbon tax: Australia's economic suicide

Less than two years after a proposed carbon tax felled Australia's Labour Party Prime Minister, his replacement, an utter economoron if ever there was one, appears ready and able to pass such a tax through the Australian Parliament with the support of a… more »

Ross on WTIC (Hartford) with Ray Dunaway

I had the opportunity to join Ray Dunaway's morning talk show in Hartford, CT, on Tuesday morning.The topic was basically "energy myths of the left". Click here to listen to the audio. more »

Today's deep thought

What do "big oil", "big pharma", and "big finance" have in common other than being big? They all provide a product or service without which modern life would be nearly impossible. What can you then conclude about the left, which attacks all of these… more »

Obama's oily economic desperation

In a move which has everyone from oil analysts to traders to petroleum producers scratching their heads, the Obama Administration announced on Thursday morning that the US along with over two dozen other nations will release 60 million barrels of oil… more »
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