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January 4, 2005

A Touch of Crude

1/04/05 Maas, MoJo, A Touch of Crude

January 7, 2005

China oil firm 'plans Unocal bid'

1/07/05 BBC, China oil firm 'plans Unocal bid'

January 25, 2005

Mining shares leap on prospect of 90% rise in iron ore prices

1/25/05 Shah, Independent/UK, Mining shares leap on prospect of 90% rise in iron ore prices

January 29, 2005

Venezuela: From Current Proxy Wars to Superpower Confrontation

1/29/05 Lee, CMAQ, Venezuela: From Current Proxy Wars to Superpower Confrontation

January 31, 2005

The Axis of Oil

1/31/05 Pocha, ITT, The Axis of Oil

February 4, 2005

Shell suffers fifth cut in reserves

2/04/05 Macalister, Guardian/UK, Shell suffers fifth cut in reserves

February 8, 2005

Strike Iran and Risk Huge Backlash, Blix Warns US

2/08/05 Inbaraj, IPS, Strike Iran and Risk Huge Backlash, Blix Warns US

February 13, 2005

Another Energy Push Planned

2/13/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Another Energy Push Planned

February 16, 2005

Russian oil chiefs arrested

2/16/05 Al Jazeera, Russian oil chiefs arrested

February 19, 2005

Pakistani oil diplomacy at a crossroads

2/19/05 Bhadrakumar, Asia Times, Pakistani oil diplomacy at a crossroads

February 23, 2005

The Dragon Chases Oil

2/23/05 Morris, AlterNet, The Dragon Chases Oil

March 6, 2005

Era of cheap oil over: Venezuelan President

3/06/05 India Express, Era of cheap oil over: Venezuelan President

March 8, 2005

The Militarisation Of Oil

3/08/05 Auerbach, PrudentBear, The Militarisation Of Oil

What if oil cost $200 a barrel?

3/08/05 Scrutiny Hooligans, What if oil cost $200 a barrel?

March 9, 2005

US report acknowledges peak-oil threat

3/09/05 Porter, Al Jazeera, US report acknowledges peak-oil threat

March 11, 2005

GlobalCorp.

3/11/05 Ruppert, FTW, GlobalCorp.

March 14, 2005

Biodiesel Boosters Plan Co-Ops

3/14/05 Baard, Wired, Biodiesel Boosters Plan Co-Ops

Peak Oil Presentation in the US Congress

3/14/05 Roscoe Bartlett, US Congress, Peak Oil Presentation in the US Congress

March 15, 2005

Opec members oppose Saudi oil boost

3/15/05 Tran, Guardian/UK, Opec members oppose Saudi oil boost

How Will the 'Peak Oil' Scenario Affect Our Global Economy?

3/15/05 Rigzone, GNN, How Will the 'Peak Oil' Scenario Affect Our Global Economy?

March 16, 2005

Close Senate Vote Shapes Up On Drilling in Wildlife Refuge

3/16/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Close Senate Vote Shapes Up On Drilling in Wildlife Refuge

Opec agrees to raise oil output

3/16/05 BBC, Opec agrees to raise oil output

Rice Opposes India's Pipeline Deal With Iran

3/16/05 Gearan, AP, Rice Opposes India's Pipeline Deal With Iran

It's green, it's clean and it's, er, too quiet

3/16/05 Clark, Guardian/UK, It's green, it's clean and it's, er, too quiet

The Most Important Thing You Don't Know About "Peak Oil"

3/16/05 Lagavulin, Deonsumption, The Most Important Thing You Don't Know About "Peak Oil"

March 17, 2005

Oil prices surge to fresh highs

3/17/05 BBC, Oil prices surge to fresh highs

March 18, 2005

Can anyone stop the rise in oil prices?

3/18/05 Scherer, CSM, Can anyone stop the rise in oil prices?

March 21, 2005

World Water Day: EU Urged to Stop Privatization

3/21/05 Bianchi, IPS, World Water Day: EU Urged to Stop Privatization

March 22, 2005

Oil's not well

3/22/05 Shaw, LA Times, Oil's not well

World Water Day: Private Sector Still Eyeing to Own Every Drop

3/22/05 Netto, IPS, World Water Day: Private Sector Still Eyeing to Own Every Drop

March 24, 2005

Energy body wants brakes on fuel consumption

3/24/05 Porter, Al Jazeera, Energy body wants brakes on fuel consumption

Gasoline Reaches Record, Oil Rises After BP Texas Refinery Fire

3/24/05 Bloomberg, Gasoline Reaches Record, Oil Rises After BP Texas Refinery Fire

The Energy Crunch To Come

3/24/05 Klare, MoJo 4/22/05, The Energy Crunch To Come

March 25, 2005

Hugo Chávez and Petro Populism

3/24/05 Parenti, Nation, Hugo Chávez and Petro Populism

Hybrid Locomotive Gains Traction

3/25/05 Leahy, Wired, Hybrid Locomotive Gains Traction

March 27, 2005

Secret DTI team gives green light for 10 new nuclear plants

3/27/05 Hirst, Independent/UK, Secret DTI team gives green light for 10 new nuclear plants

Geo-Greening by Example

3/27/05 Friedman, NYT, Geo-Greening by Example

March 28, 2005

Pentagon Chief Escalates Threats against Venezuela

3/28/05 Van Auken, CRG, Pentagon Chief Escalates Threats against Venezuela

March 29, 2005

China to boost oil-refining capacity

3/29/05 Al Jazeera, China to boost oil-refining capacity

Oil prices spread to grapes, TVs, pizza

3/29/05 Marks & Tuttle, CSM, Oil prices spread to grapes, TVs, pizza

Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline: Aiyar will visit Pakistan in May

3/29/05 Daily Times, Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline: Aiyar will visit Pakistan in May

March 31, 2005

Deals to Develop Fuel Cell Vehicle

3/31/05 AP, Deals to Develop Fuel Cell Vehicle

An Unlikely Meeting Of the Minds

3/31/05 Schnieder, Wa. Post, An Unlikely Meeting Of the Minds

Shell Replaced Less Than Half Oil Pumped

3/31/05 Reuters, Shell Replaced Less Than Half Oil Pumped

April 1, 2005

Oil price surges after 'super spike' warning

4/01/05 Tran, Guardian/UK, Oil price surges after 'super spike' warning

Oil prices may see 'super spike'

4/01/05 BBC, Oil prices may see 'super spike'

April 4, 2005

Opec ready to increase output

4/04/05 Tran, Guardian/UK, Opec ready to increase output

US in race to unlock new energy source

4/04/05 Adam, Guardian/UK, US in race to unlock new energy source

ChevronTexaco Agrees to Acquire Unocal for $16.4 Billion

4/04/05 Reuters, ChevronTexaco Agrees to Acquire Unocal for $16.4 Billion

Superspike report raises questions

4/04/05 Porter, Al Jazeera, Superspike report raises questions

April 5, 2005

CIBC sees oil at $100 (U.S.)

4/05/05 Luciw, Globe & Mail, CIBC sees oil at $100 (U.S.)

April 6, 2005

Oil tanker fights off pirates

4/06/05 SwissInfo, Oil tanker fights off pirates

Chavez's Gambit - "Oil is a Geopolitical Weapon"

4/06/05 Kozloff, COunterPunch, Chavez's Gambit - "Oil is a Geopolitical Weapon"

Riding the Dragon, Soaring on Eagles

4/06/05 Smith, FPIF, Riding the Dragon, Soaring on Eagles

Windmills in the Sky

4/06/05 Cohn, Wired, Windmills in the Sky

April 7, 2005

IMF: Oil could hit $100, hurt growth

4/07/05 CNN, IMF: Oil could hit $100, hurt growth

April 8, 2005

Sunny side down

4/08/05 Tran, Guardian/UK, Sunny side down

U.S. Report Sees Gasoline Prices Moving Higher Still

4/08/05 Stevenson & Wald, NYT, U.S. Report Sees Gasoline Prices Moving Higher Still

April 9, 2005

Oil for dollars, and dollars for US deficit

4/09/05 Benson, Asia Times, Oil for dollars, and dollars for US deficit

April 11, 2005

Heading For Peak: Skrebowski's Oilfield Megaprojects Update

4/11/05 Skebrowski, GPM, Heading For Peak: Skrebowski's Oilfield Megaprojects Update

Average Retail Gas Prices Soar 19 Cents

4/11/05 Chang, Wa. Post, Average Retail Gas Prices Soar 19 Cents

Oil, Geopolitics, and the Coming War with Iran

4/11/05 Klare, MoJo, Oil, Geopolitics, and the Coming War with Iran

April 12, 2005

Bank says Saudi's top field in decline

4/12/05 Porter, Al Jazeera, Bank says Saudi's top field in decline

April 13, 2005

Global Warning

4/13/05 Routly, 7 Days, Global Warning

Japan risks China anger over gas

4/13/05 BBC, Japan risks China anger over gas

Pipe Leak Spews Gas, Oil at Alaska's Prudhoe Bay

4/13/05 Reuters, Pipe Leak Spews Gas, Oil at Alaska's Prudhoe Bay

April 15, 2005

Not Just A Spike

4/15/05 Rubin, CBIC, Not Just A Spike

April 17, 2005

Violence flares as the Chinese rage at Japan

4/17/05 Watts, Observer, Violence flares as the Chinese rage at Japan

G-7 Issues Upbeat Growth Outlook, Pledges Action on Trade Imbalances

4/17/05 Blustein, Wa. Post, G-7 Issues Upbeat Growth Outlook, Pledges Action on Trade Imbalances

April 20, 2005

Consumer Prices Climb, Raising Inflation Concerns

4/20/05 Williams, NYT, Consumer Prices Climb, Raising Inflation Concerns

April 21, 2005

The end of oil is closer than you think

4/21/05 Vidal, Guardian/UK, The end of oil is closer than you think

Will oil strike $380 a barrel by 2015?

4/21/05 Porter, Al Jazeera, Will oil strike $380 a barrel by 2015?

April 24, 2005

U.S. Loan Proposed to Rescue Alaska Power Plant

4/24/05 Blum, Wa. Post, U.S. Loan Proposed to Rescue Alaska Power Plant

Black Sea nations to build oil pipelines

4/24/05 Al Jazeera, Black Sea nations to build oil pipelines

April 26, 2005

BP announces record quarterly profits

4/26/05 Tran, Guardian/UK, BP announces record quarterly profits

Bush and Saudi Prince Discuss High Oil Prices in Ranch Meeting

4/26/05 Stevenson, NYT, Bush and Saudi Prince Discuss High Oil Prices in Ranch Meeting

April 27, 2005

Emirates group's profit soars

4/27/05 Al Jazeera, Emirates group's profit soars

April 28, 2005

A Match Made in Petroleum

4/28/05 Vennochi, Boston Globe, A Match Made in Petroleum

Experts highlight oil supply problems

4/28/05 Porter, Al Jazeera, Experts highlight oil supply problems

Fusion Experiment Close, No Cigar

4/28/05 AP, Fusion Experiment Close, No Cigar

April 29, 2005

Budget Deal Sets Stage for Arctic Drilling And Tax Cuts

4/29/05 Weismann, Wa. Post, Budget Deal Sets Stage for Arctic Drilling And Tax Cuts

Economy Hits Energy Prices, and the Brakes

4/29/05 Porter, NYT, Economy Hits Energy Prices, and the Brakes

April 30, 2005

The $6.66-a-Gallon Solution

4/30/05 Romero, NYT, The $6.66-a-Gallon Solution

Arctic Refuge Oil Drilling Is Near Fact, Backers Say

4/30/05 Stolberg, NYT, Arctic Refuge Oil Drilling Is Near Fact, Backers Say

May 2, 2005

A Promise Unfulfilled: Iraq's Oil Output Is Lagging

5/02/05 Eckholm, NYT, A Promise Unfulfilled: Iraq's Oil Output Is Lagging

Interest in Building Reactors, but Industry Is Still Cautious

5/02/05 Wald, NYT, Interest in Building Reactors, but Industry Is Still Cautious

Wet Winter Doesn't Douse Water Wars

5/02/05 Reid, Wa. Post, Wet Winter Doesn't Douse Water Wars

May 3, 2005

Smart Car Seeks Small Niche

5/03/05 Gartner, Wired, Smart Car Seeks Small Niche

May 4, 2005

An oil supply tsunami alert

5/04/05 Aleklett, Asia Times, An oil supply tsunami alert

Ethanol Grows as Gas Alternative

5/04/05 Gartner, Wired, Ethanol Grows as Gas Alternative

Asia sounds alarm over high oil prices

5/04/05 Al Jazeera, Asia sounds alarm over high oil prices

'US Invasion of Iraq Was a Resource War'

5/04/05 Gosling, Cape Times, 'US Invasion of Iraq Was a Resource War'

May 5, 2005

IEA: Fuel consumption continues rise

5/05/05 Porter, Al Jazeera, IEA: Fuel consumption continues rise

May 6, 2005

GM and Ford plunge to junk status

5/06/05 Teather, Guardian/UK, GM and Ford plunge to junk status

Washington, activists argue a 'new' energy

5/06/05 Scherer, CSM, Washington, activists argue a 'new' energy

That Drop in the Bucket Will Cost You - India's Bloody Water Wars

5/06/05 Saineth, CounterPunch, That Drop in the Bucket Will Cost You - India's Bloody Water Wars

May 7, 2005

France seeks to harness energy at heart of sun

5/07/05 Lichfield, Independent/UK, France seeks to harness energy at heart of sun

May 8, 2005

Secret papers reveal new nuclear building plan

5/08/05 Morgan, Observer, Secret papers reveal new nuclear building plan

May 9, 2005

The Global Struggle for Energy

5/09/05 Klare, MoJo, The Global Struggle for Energy

Qatar to supply gas to Bahrain

5/09/05 Al Jazeera, Qatar to supply gas to Bahrain

Blair demands nuclear power to protect high 'living standards'

5/09/05 Woolf, Independent/UK, Blair demands nuclear power to protect high 'living standards'

When It Comes to Replacing Oil Imports, Nuclear Is No Easy Option, Experts Say

5/09/05 Wald, NYT, When It Comes to Replacing Oil Imports, Nuclear Is No Easy Option, Experts Say

British Gas ponders third price hike

5/09/05 Guanrdian/UK, British Gas ponders third price hike

May 10, 2005

The New Power Generation

5/10/05 Pink, Wired, The New Power Generation

May 14, 2005

After the oil is gone

5/14/05 Meiszkowski, Saloon, After the oil is gone

May 15, 2005

Old Foes Soften to New Reactors

5/15/05 Barringer, NYT, Old Foes Soften to New Reactors

May 16, 2005

Arctic oil search moves to new turf, new controversies

5/16/05 Rosen, CSM, Arctic oil search moves to new turf, new controversies

Uzbek crisis poses dilemma for US

5/16/05 Davis, BBC, Uzbek crisis poses dilemma for US

May 17, 2005

Australia, East Timor strike oil, gas deal

5/17/05 Burton, Asia Times, Australia, East Timor strike oil, gas deal

The US and its 'special' dictator - Uzbekistan

5/17/05 Escobar, Asia Times, The US and its 'special' dictator - Uzbekistan

May 19, 2005

Wind power 'must be made to work'

5/19/05 Brown, Independent/UK, Wind power 'must be made to work'

May 20, 2005

A Castro ally with oil cash vexes the US

5/20/05 Harman, CSM, A Castro ally with oil cash vexes the US

May 22, 2005

Opec promises to revamp price band

5/22/05 Al Jazeera, Opec promises to revamp price band

May 24, 2005

Supply of Oil-Based Paint Thins as New Rule Takes Effect

5/24/05 Pressler, Wa. Post, Supply of Oil-Based Paint Thins as New Rule Takes Effect

AUSTRALIA: For the First Time, a Deputy Head of State Confirms Peak

5/24/05 ABC/Australia, AUSTRALIA: For the First Time, a Deputy Head of State Confirms Peak

May 25, 2005

The pipeline that will change the world

5/25/05 Howden & Thorton, Independent/UK, The pipeline that will change the world

Giant Caspian oil pipeline opens

5/25/05 BBC, Giant Caspian oil pipeline opens

Extreme engineering: pipeline edition - Gales, undersea terrain, and remote locales are becoming the norm as the world grows desperate for new oil and gas supplies

5/25/04, Ebner, Globe&Mail, Extreme engineering: pipeline edition - Gales, undersea terrain, and remote locales are becoming the norm as the world grows desperate for new oil and gas supplies

May 26, 2005

Pipeline opens new oil route to west

5/26/05 Walsh, Guardian/UK, Pipeline opens new oil route to west

The real problems with $50 oil

5/26/05 Liu, Asia Times, The real problems with $50 oil

Pipelineistan's biggest game begins

5/26/05 Escobar, Asia Times, Pipelineistan's biggest game begins

May 27, 2005

Stocks flat as oil continues ascent

5/27/05 Chandrasekaran, Reuters, Stocks flat as oil continues ascent

May 29, 2005

Owners of gas-guzzling cars to be hit by five-fold tax increase

5/29/05 Carrell, Independent/UK, Owners of gas-guzzling cars to be hit by five-fold tax increase

Bolivia's Gas Reserves Prove a Mixed Blessing

5/29/05 Reel, Wa. Post, Bolivia's Gas Reserves Prove a Mixed Blessing

May 30, 2005

Petroleum Joyride Almost Over?

5/30/05 AP, Petroleum Joyride Almost Over?

June 1, 2005

Revealed: the new scramble for Africa

6/01/05 Leigh & Pallister, Guardian, Revealed: the new scramble for Africa

Protests derail Bolivia Congress

6/01/05 BBC, Protests derail Bolivia Congress

June 2, 2005

A rich country being stripped of its wealth

6/02/05 Leigh, Guardian, A rich country being stripped of its wealth

Curse of gold has fuelled slaughter and rape in Congo

6/02/05 Davies, Independent, Curse of gold has fuelled slaughter and rape in Congo

Catalysts of conflict in Central Asia

6/02/05 Bhadrakumar, Asia Times, Catalysts of conflict in Central Asia

June 5, 2005

Crisis warning as UK energy costs set to soar

6/05/05 Webb, Independent, Crisis warning as UK energy costs set to soar

A Policy of Rape

6/05/05 Kristoff, NYT, A Policy of Rape

Oil wealth urged to save Africa

6/05/05 Hinsliff et all, Observer, Oil wealth urged to save Africa

June 6, 2005

Extension of Ethanol Credit Draws Fire

6/06/05 Eilperin, Wa. Post, Extension of Ethanol Credit Draws Fire

June 8, 2005

Wind farms pose low risk to birds

6/08/05 Black, BBC, Wind farms pose low risk to birds

Crude Oil Futures Rise After Report Shows Decline in U.S. Oil Supply

6/08/05 Foss, AP, Crude Oil Futures Rise After Report Shows Decline in U.S. Oil Supply

June 10, 2005

Forget the tiger - put sheep urine in your tank

6/10/05 Adam, Guardian, Forget the tiger - put sheep urine in your tank

June 11, 2005

India and China start cooperation in securing worldwide crude oil and natural gas resources

6/11/05 Reddy, Indiadaily, India and China start cooperation in securing worldwide crude oil and natural gas resources

June 12, 2005

The Russia House, After the Oligarchs

6/12/05 O'Brien & Myers, NYT, The Russia House, After the Oligarchs

Ethanol's Stock as a Fuel Source Is Rising

6/12/05 Wald, NYT, Ethanol's Stock as a Fuel Source Is Rising

Reconquering the Collective Patrimony of the Nation - Recovering Bolivia's Oil and Gas

6/12/05 Olivera, CounterPunch, Reconquering the Collective Patrimony of the Nation - Recovering Bolivia's Oil and Gas

June 13, 2005

Oil soars $2 a barrel

6/13/05 CNN Money, Oil soars $2 a barrel

June 14, 2005

Opec set to raise oil production

6/14/05 BBC, Opec set to raise oil production

An odd couple and the energy bill

6/14/05 Chaddock, CSM, An odd couple and the energy bill

India, Pakistan and Iran defying America on Gas Pipeline?

6/14/05 Sikdhar, IndiaDaily, India, Pakistan and Iran defying America on Gas Pipeline?

June 15, 2005

OPEC Agrees to Raise Its Production Quota

6/15/05 Balazs, AP, OPEC Agrees to Raise Its Production Quota

Demand for Natural Gas Brings Big Import Plans, and Objections

6/15/05 Romero, NYT, Demand for Natural Gas Brings Big Import Plans, and Objections

Where Oil Is Mined, Not Pumped

6/15/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Where Oil Is Mined, Not Pumped

Opec oil output up

6/15/05 Al Jazeera, Opec oil output up

Revolution in Bolivia

6/15/05 Grim, ITT, Revolution in Bolivia

June 16, 2005

Opec ready for dialogue with China, Russia

6/16/05 AFP, Opec ready for dialogue with China, Russia

June 18, 2005

Rumors Put Oil Traders on Edge

6/18/05 Romero, NYT, Rumors Put Oil Traders on Edge

It's Getting Cheaper to Tap the Sun

6/18/05 Reheld, NYT, It's Getting Cheaper to Tap the Sun

Brazil's Biofuel Strategy Pays Off as Gas Prices Soar

6/18/05 Morgan, Wa. Post, Brazil's Biofuel Strategy Pays Off as Gas Prices Soar

June 20, 2005

Oil price hits new high

6/20/05 Guardian, Oil price hits new high

Oil peaks toward $60 on strong demand

6/20/05 Reuters, Oil peaks toward $60 on strong demand

Oil nears $60 on Nigeria violence

6/20/05 BBC, Oil nears $60 on Nigeria violence

June 21, 2005

Exxon says N. America gas production has peaked

6/21/05 Reuters, Exxon says N. America gas production has peaked

China's State-Run Energy Firm to Decide on Unocal Bid

6/21/05 Reuters, China's State-Run Energy Firm to Decide on Unocal Bid

A Flicker Away From a Blackout

6/21/05 Struck, Wa. Post, A Flicker Away From a Blackout

Oil prices' relentless rise

6/21/05 Scherer, CSM, Oil prices' relentless rise

June 22, 2005

Senate Gives Feds Power to Approve LNG Terminal Sites

6/22/05 Simon & Bustillo, LA Times, Senate Gives Feds Power to Approve LNG Terminal Sites

One energy forecast: Oil supplies grow

6/22/05 Scherer, CSM, One energy forecast: Oil supplies grow

June 23, 2005

Chinese Oil Giant in Takeover Bid for U.S. Corporation

6/23/05 Barbosa & Sorkin, NYT, Chinese Oil Giant in Takeover Bid for U.S. Corporation

Standby Britain: How it fuels our energy crisis

6/23/056 Russell, Guardian, Standby Britain: How it fuels our energy crisis

June 24, 2005

Swiss in shock after entire rail system is short-circuited

6/24/05 Bott, Independent, Swiss in shock after entire rail system is short-circuited

Outcome Grim at Oil War Game

6/24/05 Mintz, Wa. Post, Outcome Grim at Oil War Game

Chevron Says Unocal Offer Stands Despite CNOOC Bid

6/24/05 White, Wa. Post, Chevron Says Unocal Offer Stands Despite CNOOC Bid

Gazprom opens doors to foreigners

6/24/05 BBC, Gazprom opens doors to foreigners

June 26, 2005

Simulated oil meltdown shows U.S. economy's vulnerability

6/26/05 Hall, Knight Ridder, Simulated oil meltdown shows U.S. economy's vulnerability

Petro-Military Empire Flexing World Muscle

6/26/05 Tiffany, Am. Free Press, Petro-Military Empire Flexing World Muscle

June 27, 2005

Matt Simmons' Bombshell

6/27/05 Klare, MoJo, Matt Simmons' Bombshell

Oil prices hit record highs

6/27/05 Tran, Guardian, Oil prices hit record highs

Reading between the pipelines

6/27/05 Balch, Guardian, Reading between the pipelines

New Wild West: The price of Bush's drive for energy

6/27/05 Buncombe, Independent, New Wild West: The price of Bush's drive for energy

June 28, 2005

International Consortium Chooses France as Site for Nuclear Fusion Reactor

6/28/05 Isachenkov, Wa. Post, International Consortium Chooses France as Site for Nuclear Fusion Reactor

June 29, 2005

Unified Royal Dutch Shell steers clear of mega-mergers

6/29/05 Harrison, Independent, Unified Royal Dutch Shell steers clear of mega-mergers

Senate Passes Bill That Strives to Balance Oil and Alternatives

6/29/05 Hulse, NYT, Senate Passes Bill That Strives to Balance Oil and Alternatives

Venezuela Says No Need for OPEC to Increase Oil Production

6/29/05 AP, Venezuela Says No Need for OPEC to Increase Oil Production

June 30, 2005

Egypt, Israel sign major gas deal

6/30/05 Al Jazeera, Egypt, Israel sign major gas deal

Caribbean oil initiative launched

6/30/05 BBC, Caribbean oil initiative launched

July 1, 2005

Petrocollapse: Can you live without indoor running water?

7/01/05 Lundberg, Culture Change Letter, Petrocollapse: Can you live without indoor running water?

July 3, 2005

Oil 'will hit $100 by winter'

7/03/05 Stewart, Guardian, Oil 'will hit $100 by winter'

Gas-price rise in pipeline as Centrica warns of 'hardship'

7/03/05 Hirst, Independent, Gas-price rise in pipeline as Centrica warns of 'hardship'

July 4, 2005

Wen urges China to conserve energy

7/04/05 Al Jazeera, Wen urges China to conserve energy

July 5, 2005

The Baku-Ceyhan Pipeline: BP’s Time Bomb

7/05/05 GNN, The Baku-Ceyhan Pipeline: BP’s Time Bomb

Energy-Rich Nations Are Raising Price of Foreign Admittance

7/05/05 Forero, NYT, Energy-Rich Nations Are Raising Price of Foreign Admittance

July 6, 2005

BP heads for fresh profits record

7/06/05 Harrison, Independent, BP heads for fresh profits record

Russia's Gas Monopoly Gazprom to Triple Ukraine Export Prices

7/06/05 MosNews, Russia's Gas Monopoly Gazprom to Triple Ukraine Export Prices

July 7, 2005

Imported Gas Cited In Rash Of Leaks

7/07/05 Rivera, Wa. Post, Imported Gas Cited In Rash Of Leaks

July 8, 2005

Endangered wildlife under threat from duke's plan to drill for gas

7/08/05 Verkaik, Independent, Endangered wildlife under threat from duke's plan to drill for gas

Shell moves deeper into Russia with Gazprom swap

7/08/05 Harrison, Independent, Shell moves deeper into Russia with Gazprom swap

July 9, 2005

China, Nigeria sign oil supply pact

07/09/05 China View, China, Nigeria sign oil supply pact

July 11, 2005

Gasoline Prices Surge To $2.33 Per Gallon

7/11/05 AP, Gasoline Prices Surge To $2.33 Per Gallon

Making a Plug for Hybrids

7/11/05 Shechmeister, Wired, Making a Plug for Hybrids

July 12, 2005

Iran-India gas pipeline talks begin

7/12/05 Al Jazeera.net, Iran-India gas pipeline talks begin

July 13, 2005

Oil Peak 'Looms'

7/13/05 The Press New Zealand, Oil Peak 'Looms'

Shell to pay £50m damages in US over reserves scandal

7/13/05 Harrison, Independent, Shell to pay £50m damages in US over reserves scandal

Big Shift in China's Oil Policy

7/13/05 Goodman, Wa. Post, Big Shift in China's Oil Policy

July 14, 2005

Tribal clash over water leaves 70 dead in Kenya

7/14/05 Selva, Independent, Tribal clash over water leaves 70 dead in Kenya

Unocal Bid Denounced at Hearing

7/14/05 Lohr, NYT, Unocal Bid Denounced at Hearing

Why Iraq oil money hasn't fueled rebuilding

7/14/05 LaFranchi, CSM, Why Iraq oil money hasn't fueled rebuilding

China slams Japanese gas deal

7/14/05 Al Jazeera.net, China slams Japanese gas deal

Our Post-Oil Future Needs a Push

7/14/05 Roberts, Wa. Post, Our Post-Oil Future Needs a Push

July 15, 2005

How much oil do we really have?

7/15/05 Porter, BBC, How much oil do we really have?

Energy companies hit as winter gas price drops

7/15/05 Foley, Independent, Energy companies hit as winter gas price drops

Venezuela Has Oil Money, And Chavez Sings His Tune

7/15/05 Reel, Wa. Post, Venezuela Has Oil Money, And Chavez Sings His Tune

Fuel Prices Push Delta To Raise Fare Caps

7/15/05 Alexander, Wa. Post, Fuel Prices Push Delta To Raise Fare Caps

July 16, 2005

Tribal clashes force 6,000 Kenyans to flee their homes

7/16/05 Selva, Independent, Tribal clashes force 6,000 Kenyans to flee their homes

Human Feces Powers Rwandan Prison

7/16/05 Farivar, Wired, Human Feces Powers Rwandan Prison

July 17, 2005

Hybrid Cars Burning Gas in the Drive for Power

7/17/05 Wald, NYT, Hybrid Cars Burning Gas in the Drive for Power

A New Player in the Canadian Sandbox

7/17/05 Iritani, LA Times, A New Player in the Canadian Sandbox

China Stakes a Claim for Major Access to Oil Around the World

7/17/05 Magnier, LA Times, China Stakes a Claim for Major Access to Oil Around the World

July 18, 2005

New front opens in Russia oil row

7/18/05 BBC, New front opens in Russia oil row

July 19, 2005

Drought alert: the 2005 water crisis

7/19/05 McCarthy, Independent, Drought alert: the 2005 water crisis

Beijing Power Crunch Prompts Shut Down of Industries

7/19/05 AP, Beijing Power Crunch Prompts Shut Down of Industries

5-nation pipeline to form 'ring' of self-sufficiency

7/19/05 Rapoza, Wa. Times, 5-nation pipeline to form 'ring' of self-sufficiency

July 20, 2005

Protecting, Conserving Water Resources Could Save Communities Immense Sums - Report

7/20/05 Aslam, OneWorld, Protecting, Conserving Water Resources Could Save Communities Immense Sums - Report

July 21, 2005

Toll rises as Yemen fuel riots continue

7/21/05 Al Jazeera.net, Toll rises as Yemen fuel riots continue

Asian giants' oil moves challenge US

7/21/05 Al Jazeera.net, Asian giants' oil moves challenge US

July 22, 2005

Deal on Pollutant Cleanup Pushed to Save Energy Bill

7/22/05 Barrionuevo, NYT, Deal on Pollutant Cleanup Pushed to Save Energy Bill

July 24, 2005

The Green Machine That Could Be Detroit

7/24/05 Akst, NYT, The Green Machine That Could Be Detroit

Uncertainties Slow Push for Nuclear Plants

7/24/05 Vedantam, Wa. Post, Uncertainties Slow Push for Nuclear Plants

July 25, 2005

Congressional Negotiators Are Nearing Agreement on Broad Energy Measure

7/25/05 Hulse, NYT, Congressional Negotiators Are Nearing Agreement on Broad Energy Measure

July 26, 2005

Wal-Mart Deploys Solar, Wind, Sustainable Design

7/26/05 Broehl, RenewableEnergyAccess, Wal-Mart Deploys Solar, Wind, Sustainable Design

BP profits soar to nearly £6 billion

7/26/05 Evans, Independent, BP profits soar to nearly £6 billion

"In all likelihood, events are now set to run their course"

7/26/05 Roberts, Energy Buletin, "In all likelihood, events are now set to run their course"

July 27, 2005

Negotiators Agree on Tax Breaks in Energy Bill

7/27/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Negotiators Agree on Tax Breaks in Energy Bill

Fire breaks out on Indian oil rig

7/27/05 BBC, Fire breaks out on Indian oil rig

Florida Declared to Be Louisiana Long Enough to Drill for Oil

7/27/05 Pensito Review, Florida Declared to Be Louisiana Long Enough to Drill for Oil

July 28, 2005

ODOT's Peak at the Future

7/28/05 Chen, Willamette Week, ODOT's Peak at the Future

Shell reports £1.3m-an-hour profits

7/28/05 Winning, Independent, Shell reports £1.3m-an-hour profits

Energy Tax Breaks Total $14.5 Billion

7/28/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Energy Tax Breaks Total $14.5 Billion

Five-year negotiations lead to modest energy bill

7/28/05 Knickerbocker, CSM, Five-year negotiations lead to modest energy bill

July 29, 2005

Bad for the Budget, Bad for Consumers, Bad for the Environment - The Bad News About the Energy Bill

7/29/05 Feingold, CounterPunch, Bad for the Budget, Bad for Consumers, Bad for the Environment - The Bad News About the Energy Bill

July 30, 2005

Crops vs craps row pits farmers against Las Vegas

7/30/05 Usborne, Independent, Crops vs craps row pits farmers against Las Vegas

Energy Bill Raises Fears About Pollution, Fraud

7/30/05 Grunwald & Eilperin, Wa. Post, Energy Bill Raises Fears About Pollution, Fraud

US oil firm returns to Libya

7/30/05 Al Jazeera.net, US oil firm returns to Libya

July 31, 2005

Bush Administration Suppresses Peak Oil Study - Where is the Hirsch Report?

7/31/05 Heinberg, CounterPunch, Bush Administration Suppresses Peak Oil Study - Where is the Hirsch Report?

August 1, 2005

Uzbekistan told US to close down airbase 'after gas deal with Russia' and get out

8/01/05 Osborn, Independent, Uzbekistan told US to close down airbase 'after gas deal with Russia' and get out

Nailed by Higher Fuel Costs

8/01/05 Brubaker, Wa. Post, Nailed by Higher Fuel Costs

August 2, 2005

The Peak Oil Crisis: A Mid-Summer Review

8/02/05 Whipple, Falls Church, The Peak Oil Crisis: A Mid-Summer Review

Riyadh to stick to oil policy

8/02/05 Al Jazeera.net, Riyadh to stick to oil policy

New energy probe may harm sea life

8/02/05 Clayton, CSM, New energy probe may harm sea life

August 3, 2005

National Oil Firms Take Bigger Role

8/03/05 Blum, Wa. Post, National Oil Firms Take Bigger Role

Reliance plans huge oil expansion

8/03/05 BBC, Reliance plans huge oil expansion

Oil price heads back above $62

8/03/05 BBC, Oil price heads back above $62

August 4, 2005

The Twilight Era of Petroleum

8/04/05 Klare, MoJo, The Twilight Era of Petroleum

August 5, 2005

Oil Prices Near $62 a Barrel on Fears of U.S. Gasoline Supply Shortage

8/05/05 Balazs, AP, Oil Prices Near $62 a Barrel on Fears of U.S. Gasoline Supply Shortage

August 6, 2005

Why America Is More Dependent Than Ever on Saudi Arabia

8/06/05 Mouawad, NYT, Why America Is More Dependent Than Ever on Saudi Arabia

Prices Fuel a Rebellion

8/06/05 Pressler, Wa. Post, Prices Fuel a Rebellion

August 7, 2005

Rebels attack Assam oil pipeline

8/07/05 BBC, Rebels attack Assam oil pipeline

August 8, 2005

Saudi fears send oil prices soaring

8/08/05 Tran, Guardian, Saudi fears send oil prices soaring

The Canaries Had Their Coal Mines

8/08/05 DePalma, NYT, The Canaries Had Their Coal Mines

How much new US oil? Not a lot

8/08/05 Axtman, CSM, How much new US oil? Not a lot

August 9, 2005

Oil hits $64 a barrel and sends petrol prices soaring

8/09/05 Seager, Guardian, Oil hits $64 a barrel and sends petrol prices soaring

How expensive oil hurts consumers

8/09/05 Roberts, Independent, How expensive oil hurts consumers

Terror fears push oil prices to 22-year high

8/09/05 Kollewe, Independent, Terror fears push oil prices to 22-year high

Oil price rise puts squeeze on industry

8/09/05 Kollewe, Independent, Oil price rise puts squeeze on industry

August 10, 2005

Petrol price rises on the cards as oil trades near highs

8/10/05 Kollewe, Independent, Petrol price rises on the cards as oil trades near highs

Thar's Uranium in Them Thar Hills

8/10/05 Rice, Wired, Thar's Uranium in Them Thar Hills

August 11, 2005

Oil prices surge to record high

8/11/05 Tran, Guardian, Oil prices surge to record high

8bn added to nuclear shutdown bill

8/11/05 Oliver, Guardia, 8bn added to nuclear shutdown bill

Shell launches $5bn share buy-back plan

8/11/05 Reece, Independent, Shell launches $5bn share buy-back plan

August 12, 2005

Supply concerns nudge crude prices to fresh high

8/12/05 Killewe, Independent, Supply concerns nudge crude prices to fresh high

Trade Deficit Rose in June as Oil Imports Hit Record High

8/12/05 AP, Trade Deficit Rose in June as Oil Imports Hit Record High

Gasoline Prices Climb Sharply, Hit New High

Chediak, Wa. Post, Gasoline Prices Climb Sharply, Hit New High

US demand pushes oil still higher

8/12/05 BBC, US demand pushes oil still higher

Non-Opec nations fail to pump more oil

8/12/05 Al Jazeera.net, Non-Opec nations fail to pump more oil

Results of AP-AOL Poll on Gas Prices

8/12/05 AP, Results of AP-AOL Poll on Gas Prices

Has India sacrificed at Washington's altar?

8/12/05 Maitra, Asia Times, Has India sacrificed at Washington's altar?

August 15, 2005

Past the Peak: How the small town of Willits plans to beat the coming energy crisis

8/15/05 Scheide, Metroactive, Past the Peak: How the small town of Willits plans to beat the coming energy crisis

August 16, 2005

Costlier energy drives U.S. July consumer prices up

8/16/05 Somerville, Reuters, Costlier energy drives U.S. July consumer prices up

Fuel Rule Change for Big S.U.V.'s Seen as Unlikely

8/16/05 Hakim, NYT, Fuel Rule Change for Big S.U.V.'s Seen as Unlikely

Gas Prices: Up, Up and Away

8/16/05 Anderson, Wa. Post, Gas Prices: Up, Up and Away - The Biggest Jump at the Pump

As gasoline prices rise, businesses get creative

8/16/05 Scherer, CSM, As gasoline prices rise, businesses get creative

August 17, 2005

Guzzle Gas, and Pretend

8/17/05 Jackson, Boston Globe, Guzzle Gas, and Pretend

August 18, 2005

War of the Future

8/18/05 Morse, MoJo, War of the Future

Riyadh's new envoy just the US ticket

8/18/05 Anzera, Asia Times, Riyadh's new envoy just the US ticket

Venezuela Ready to Cut Oil Exports to US

8/18/05 Prenza Latina, Venezuela Ready to Cut Oil Exports to US

How to avoid oil wars, terrorism, and economic collapse

8/18/05 Heinberg, Energy Bulletin, How to avoid oil wars, terrorism, and economic collapse

World Running Out of Time for Oil Alternatives

8/18/05 Mudeva, Reuters, World Running Out of Time for Oil Alternatives

August 19, 2005

Politicians Have Little to Offer To Ease Anguish of Gas Prices

8/19/05 VandeHei, Wa. Post, Politicians Have Little to Offer To Ease Anguish of Gas Prices

Protests halt Ecuador oil exports

8/19/05 BBC, Protests halt Ecuador oil exports

Expert warns that Venezuela's threats could be the greatest danger to oil prices

8/18/05 Oil Online, Expert warns that Venezuela's threats could be the greatest danger to oil prices

August 21, 2005

'Peak oil' spells cataclysm for U.S., oil theorist warns

8/21/05 Lane, Oregonian, 'Peak oil' spells cataclysm for U.S., oil theorist warns

Expanded gas pipeline to bring breathing space on price rises

8/21/05 Webb, Independent, Expanded gas pipeline to bring breathing space on price rises

Asia braces for rising oil prices

8/21/05 Al Jazeera.net, Asia braces for rising oil prices

Coping Tales Reflect Strain

8/21/05 Barbaro & Ginsberg, Wa. Post, Coping Tales Reflect Strain

5 bucks a gallon for gas? Expert sees it in 2006

8/17/05 Konkol, SunTimes, 5 bucks a gallon for gas? Expert sees it in 2006

Editorial: Whatever the economic system, oil is a shock

8/21/05 SacBee, Editorial: Whatever the economic system, oil is a shock

Sweet and sour crude

8/21/05 Econbrowser, Sweet and sour crude

August 22, 2005

Sabotage halts south Iraq oil exports

8/22/05 Al Jazeera.net, Sabotage halts south Iraq oil exports

Is Iraq war fuelling GCC's economic boom?

8/22/05 Rutledge, Al Jazeera.net, Is Iraq war fuelling GCC's economic boom?

China battles to buy PetroKazakhstan

8/22/05 Al Jazeera.net, China battles to buy PetroKazakhstan

Venezuela Expects Oil Exports to China to Soar

8/22/05 Bloomberg, Venezuela Expects Oil Exports to China to Soar

Soaring petrol prices make farms target for theft

8/22/05 NZ Herald, Soaring petrol prices make farms target for theft

'Peak oil' is coming, but country is ill-prepared

8/22/05 Yetiv, Houston Chron, 'Peak oil' is coming, but country is ill-prepared

Higher gas prices finally curb demand

8/22/05 BLamb, BizJrnl, Higher gas prices finally curb demand

Peter Maass on 'The Breaking Point' for Gas Demand

8/22/05 NPR, Peter Maass on 'The Breaking Point' for Gas Demand

August 23, 2005

The $10,000 Question

8/23/05 Tierney, NYT, The $10,000 Question

China Ups the Ante in Its Bid for Oil

8/23/05 Bradsher, NYT, China Ups the Ante in Its Bid for Oil

Mile by Mile, Into the Oil Trap

8/23/05 Zakaria, Wa. Post, Mile by Mile, Into the Oil Trap

Drier Laundry Through Chemistry

8/23/05 O'Hanluain, Wired, Drier Laundry Through Chemistry

Winter forecast for heating homes: costly

8/23/05 Scherer, CSM, Winter forecast for heating homes: costly

August 24, 2005

Oil prices shoot up to new record

8/24/05 BBC, Oil prices shoot up to new record

The fuel behind Iran's nuclear drive

8/24/05 Isenberg, Asia Times, The fuel behind Iran's nuclear drive

New Fuel Economy Standards Proposed

8/24/05 Pressler, NYT, New Fuel Economy Standards Proposed

From Peak Oilers to Citizens for Sustainable Living

8/22/05 Peak Oil NYC, From Peak Oilers to Citizens for Sustainable Living

August 25, 2005

Chavez taunts US with oil offer

8/25/05 Campbell, Guardian, Chavez taunts US with oil offer

Digging for 'tainted gold' in Congo

8/25/05 McLaughlin, CSM, Digging for 'tainted gold' in Congo

Hawaii to Impose Nation's First Gasoline Price Caps in New Era of Soaring Crude

8/25/05 McAvoy, AP, Hawaii to Impose Nation's First Gasoline Price Caps in New Era of Soaring Crude

Chavez seeks influence with oil diplomacy

8/25/05 Harman, CSM, Chavez seeks influence with oil diplomacy

China's Kazakh prize: The expert opinion

8/25/05 Moore, Asia Times, China's Kazakh prize: The expert opinion

Oil hits record $68 on storm, gas draw

8/25/05 Sung-woo, Reuters, Oil hits record $68 on storm, gas draw

August 26, 2005

Oil holds above $67 as hurricane hits U.S

8/26/05 Reuters, Oil holds above $67 as hurricane hits U.S

Even in Summer, Americans Dread Winter Heating Bills

8/26/05 Mouawad, NYT, Even in Summer, Americans Dread Winter Heating Bills

S. California Heat, Line Trouble Mean Rolling Blackouts

8/26/05 AP, S. California Heat, Line Trouble Mean Rolling Blackouts

Hundreds of firms vie for Nigerian oil

8/26/05 Al Jazeera.net, Hundreds of firms vie for Nigerian oil

Gas prices too high? Try Europe.

8/26/05 Ford, CSM, Gas prices too high? Try Europe.

August 29, 2005

Opec chief says oil price worrying

8/29/05 Al Jazeera.net, Opec chief says oil price worrying

Green Light for Guzzlers

8/29/05 Wa. Post, Green Light for Guzzlers

August 30, 2005

Oil prices close to record as Katrina shuts down production

8/30/05 Teather, Guardian, Oil prices close to record as Katrina shuts down production

Another Storm Casualty: Oil Prices

8/30/05 Mouawad & Romero, NYT, Another Storm Casualty: Oil Prices

Iran's oil gambit - and potential affront to the US

8/30/05 LaFranchi, CSM, Iran's oil gambit - and potential affront to the US

August 31, 2005

No Quick Fix for Gulf Oil Operations

8/31/05 Mouawad, NYT, No Quick Fix for Gulf Oil Operations

Gas Could Top $3 This Weekend

8/31/05 Henderson, Wa. Post, Gas Could Top $3 This Weekend

Bush Gives New Reason for Iraq War

8/31/05 Loven, AP, Bush Gives New Reason for Iraq War

The Katrina factor and energy prices

8/31/05 Scherer, CSM, The Katrina factor and energy prices

White House to Release Oil From Reserves

8/31/05 Putman, AP, White House to Release Oil From Reserves

Powergen price hikes come into force

8/31/05 Guardian, Powergen price hikes come into force

Cinergy: Gas bills to explode

8/31/05 Boyer, Cincinati Enquirer, Cinergy: Gas bills to explode

Crude price breaks $70 as Gulf of Mexico oil fields are paralysed

8/31/05 Thorton, Independent, Crude price breaks $70 as Gulf of Mexico oil fields are paralysed

Economic woes certain to spread

8/31/05 Cox News, Economic woes certain to spread

State to allow half gallon gasoline sales

8/31/05 AP, State to allow half gallon gasoline sales

20 oil rigs missing in Gulf of Mexico: US Coast Guard

8/31/05 AP, 20 oil rigs missing in Gulf of Mexico: US Coast Guard

Newest (and very informative and very scary) report from an anonymous insider

8/31/05 OilDrum, Newest (and very informative and very scary) report from an anonymous insider

An Oil Panic In Plain Sight

8/31/05 Brodrick, DailyRecknoing, An Oil Panic In Plain Sight

September 1, 2005

Gas Prices Surge as Supply Drops

9/01/05 Mouawad & Romero, NYT, Gas Prices Surge as Supply Drops

Critical U.S. Supply Line Is Disrupted

9/01/05 Irwin, Wa. Post, Critical U.S. Supply Line Is Disrupted

Oil Struggles, Gasoline Surges

9/01/05 Weisman, Wa. Post, Oil Struggles, Gasoline Surges

September 2, 2005

Katrina's growing economic Impact

9/02/05 Isadore, CNN International, Katrina's growing economic Impact

Peak Oil and the working class

9/02/05 Pfeiffer, Online Journal, Peak Oil and the working class

You Bet Your Life

9/02/05 Ruppert, FTW, You Bet Your Life

You Want How Much a Gallon?

9/02/05 Barrionuevo & Bailey, You Want How Much a Gallon?

Conservation? It's Such a 70's Idea

9/02/05 Norris, NYT, Conservation? It's Such a 70's Idea

Spikes and Shortages Go Far Beyond Gas

9/02/05 Weisman, Wa. Post, Spikes and Shortages Go Far Beyond Gas

Key Oil Port Beset by Troubles

9/02/05 Hedgepeth, Wa. Post, Key Oil Port Beset by Troubles

U.S. car culture is running on empty in storm's wake

9/02/05 Loney, Reuters, U.S. car culture is running on empty in storm's wake

Alaskan Gas Drilling Plan Open for Public Comment

9/02/05 White, RigZone, Alaskan Gas Drilling Plan Open for Public Comment

September 3, 2005

Major economies pledge to ease US fuel shortages

9/03/05 Thornton, Independent, Major economies pledge to ease US fuel shortages

26 Nations To Release Petroleum Reserves

9/03/05 Blum, Wa. Post, 26 Nations To Release Petroleum Reserves

Katrina's Wrath Will Wipe Out Your Pocketbook Too

9/03/05 Diebel, CHB, Katrina's Wrath Will Wipe Out Your Pocketbook Too

Spot Shortages of Gas Reported Around Country

9/03/05 Bajaj & Ramirez, NYT, Spot Shortages of Gas Reported Around Country

September 4, 2005

Katrina's Shock to the System

9/04/05 Mouawad, NYT, Katrina's Shock to the System

Tumult in Gulf Region but Little Early Effect Across the Nation

9/04/05 Leonhardt & Andrews, NYT, Tumult in Gulf Region but Little Early Effect Across the Nation

In Sudan, the Pull of Peace and Oil

9/04/05 Wax, Wa. Post, In Sudan, the Pull of Peace and Oil

Frustration Festers at the Pump

9/04/05 Blum & Shapira, Wa. Post, Frustration Festers at the Pump

Dazed and Confused, Deluded and Deluged - A Rising Tide Has Swamped All Boats

9/04/05 Panhelas, CounterPunch, Dazed and Confused, Deluded and Deluged - A Rising Tide Has Swamped All Boats

September 5, 2005

Gas Stations Worry Over Shipments, Price Levels

9/05/05 Goo, Wa. Post, Gas Stations Worry Over Shipments, Price Levels

Katrina: Damage to Oil Fields Worse Than Ivan

9/05/05 Darroch, RigZone, Katrina: Damage to Oil Fields Worse Than Ivan

Marathon Says Major Damage at South Pass Platforms Due to Katrina

9/05/05 Marathon Oil, RigZone, Marathon Says Major Damage at South Pass Platforms Due to Katrina

September 6, 2005

Katrina and the Coming World Oil Crunch

9/06/05 Klare, Nation, Katrina and the Coming World Oil Crunch

September 7, 2005

US economy takes big hit

9/07/05 Trumbull, CSM, US economy takes big hit

US warns China on Iran oil

9/07/05 Reuters, US warns China on Iran oil

Energy protests rock Jamaica

9/07/05 CNN, Energy protests rock Jamaica

September 8, 2005

Natural gas prices may leap 71%, oil, electricity less

9/08/05 Herbert, USAToday, Natural gas prices may leap 71%, oil, electricity less

Gas Price Relief On the Way?

9/08/05 WLTX-TV, Gas Price Relief On the Way?

Gas price forecast: Highs will continue

9/08/05 Jurgens, Contra Costa Times, Gas price forecast: Highs will continue

September 9, 2005

Import Prices Rose in August on Petroleum

9/09/05 Reuters, Import Prices Rose in August on Petroleum

Where do gas prices go next?

9/09/05 Trumbull, CSM, Where do gas prices go next?

September 10, 2005

The Peak Oil Crisis: The Storms of August

9/10/05 Whipple, Falls Church, The Peak Oil Crisis: The Storms of August

The New Prize: Alternative Fuels

9/10/05 Hakim, NYT, The New Prize: Alternative Fuels

On Oil Supply, Opinions Aren't Scarce

9/10/05 NYT, On Oil Supply, Opinions Aren't Scarce

Gas Thefts Rise With Gas Prices

9/10/05 Jackman & Marimow, Wa. Post, Gas Thefts Rise With Gas Prices

September 11, 2005

Storm Stretches Refiners Past a Perilous Point

9/11/05 Mouawad, NYT, Storm Stretches Refiners Past a Perilous Point

Oil Spike Sends New England to Wood

9/11/05 Fahrenthold, Wa. Post, Oil Spike Sends New England to Wood

September 12, 2005

Fuel increases as serious as 1970s oil shock, says Brown

9/12/05 Woolf, Independent, Fuel increases as serious as 1970s oil shock, says Brown

September 13, 2005

Panic buying begins as motorists fear petrol blockades

9/13/05 Laville & Seager, Guardian, Panic buying begins as motorists fear petrol blockades

NYC's Yellow Cabs Go Green

9/13/05 Kancler, MoJo, NYC's Yellow Cabs Go Green

Area Gas Prices Fall Toward $3 Range

9/13/05 ElBoghady & McCarthy, Wa. Post, Area Gas Prices Fall Toward $3 Range

Indonesia fuel payout for poorest

9/13/05 BBC, Indonesia fuel payout for poorest

Brown calls for oil price effort

9/13/05 BBC, Brown calls for oil price effort

Long queues at forecourts as motorists try to beat fuel blockade

9/13/05 Brown, Independent, Long queues at forecourts as motorists try to beat fuel blockade

September 14, 2005

Telecommuting Interest Soars

9/14/05 Paley, Wa. Post, Telecommuting Interest Soars

Nigerian march against fuel hikes

9/14/05 BBC, Nigerian march against fuel hikes

Fuel shortage cripples Zimbabwe

9/14/05 Al Jazeera.net, Fuel shortage cripples Zimbabwe

September 15, 2005

Blocking the Gretna Bridge

9/15/05 Ruppert, FTW, Blocking the Gretna Bridge - Racism and Resource Scarcity May Be Siamese Twins in a Post-Petroleum World

September 16, 2005

Left Behind: Bush's Holy War on Nature

9/16/05 Ward, Nation, Left Behind: Bush's Holy War on Nature

September 17, 2005

Fuel protesters defy police as convoy crawl jams motorway

9/17/05 Morris, Guardian, Fuel protesters defy police as convoy crawl jams motorway

September 18, 2005

Clinton: Why high oil prices are good thing

9/18/05 Usborne, Independent, Clinton: Why high oil prices are good thing

Focus: Oil

9/18/05 Hamilton, Independent, Focus: Oil

September 19, 2005

OPEC Shows Willingness to Increase Daily Oil Quota by 500,000 Barrels

9/19/05 Mouawad, NYT, OPEC Shows Willingness to Increase Daily Oil Quota by 500,000 Barrels

September 21, 2005

Governors Ask for Inquiry on Oil Prices

9/21/05 NYT, Governors Ask for Inquiry on Oil Prices

Before the oil runs out: How US can cope when gas prices surge

9/21/05 Dillin, CSM, Before the oil runs out: How US can cope when gas prices surge

Oil, Gasoline Rise as Hurricane Rita Shuts Gulf of Mexico Rigs

9/21/05 Bloomberg, Oil, Gasoline Rise as Hurricane Rita Shuts Gulf of Mexico Rigs

Rita: Storm May Be the Coup de Grace for the American Economy and Many of Us As Well

9/21/05 Rupert, FTW, Rita: Storm May Be the Coup de Grace for the American Economy and Many of Us As Well

Peak Oil and Japan's Food Dependence

9/21/05 DeWit, Japan Focus, Peak Oil and Japan's Food Dependence

September 22, 2005

Refineries and Rigs Shut Down for Storm

9/22/05 Bajaj, NYT, Refineries and Rigs Shut Down for Storm

Gasoline Supplies Threatened Anew as Texas Refineries Brace

9/22/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Gasoline Supplies Threatened Anew as Texas Refineries Brace

Before the oil runs out: the search for alternatives

9/22/05 Dillin, CSM, Before the oil runs out: the search for alternatives

Qatar gas contracts for foreign firms

9/22/05 Al Jazeera.net, Qatar gas contracts for foreign firms

September 23, 2005

Oil firms braced for Rita's rage

9/23/05 BBC, Oil firms braced for Rita's rage

Threats close Nigeria oil station

9/23/05 BBC, Threats close Nigeria oil station

Oil industry braces for another blow

9/23/05 Scherer, CSM, Oil industry braces for another blow

IMF warns of global risk as oil price nears record

9/23/05 Thornton, Independent, IMF warns of global risk as oil price nears record

Fertilizer Costs Soar; Farmers Face Tough Decisions

9/23/05 Farm World, Fertilizer Costs Soar; Farmers Face Tough Decisions

Oil firms braced for Rita's rage

9/23/05 BBC, Oil firms braced for Rita's rage

September 24, 2005

Brown blames oil as he trims UK growth forecasts

9/24/05 Elliott, Guardian, Brown blames oil as he trims UK growth forecasts

Slight Rise In Prices Foreseen By Analysts

Goo, Wa. Post, Slight Rise In Prices Foreseen By Analysts

The growing cost of growing wheat

9/24/05 Porter, Union-Bulletin, The growing cost of growing wheat

September 25, 2005

Gas Profit Guzzlers

9/25/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Gas Profit Guzzlers

Card Companies Are Filling Up At the Station

9/25/05 Pressler, Wa. Post, Card Companies Are Filling Up At the Station

September 26, 2005

Bush Urges Conservation as Retail Gas Prices Rise

9/26/05 Bajaj, NYT, Bush Urges Conservation as Retail Gas Prices Rise

Crude oil prices rise after Rita

9/26/05 BBC, Crude oil prices rise after Rita

Bush Says He Would Tap Petroleum Reserve if Necessarynight

9/26/05 Deane, Wa. Post, Bush Says He Would Tap Petroleum Reserve if Necessary

As Oil Prices Rise, Stocks Lose Momentum

9/26/05 Knight, Wa. Post, As Oil Prices Rise, Stocks Lose Momentum

Crude oil prices rise after Rita

9/26/05 BBC, Crude oil prices rise after Rita

Rita Sinks Offshore Rigs; Capsizes Tension Leg Platform

9/26/05 Kent, RigZone, Rita Sinks Offshore Rigs; Capsizes Tension Leg Platform

OIL FUTURES: Crude in New York Ends Above $65 in Stunning Rebound

9/26/05 Goodman, RigZone, OIL FUTURES: Crude in New York Ends Above $65 in Stunning Rebound

Rita damages Chevron platform, several rigs missing

9/26/05 Babington, Reuters, Rita damages Chevron platform, several rigs missing

September 28, 2005

Report: Rigs take record hit from Rita

9/28/05 CNN, Report: Rigs take record hit from Rita

Oil reserves are double previous estimates, says Saudi

9/28/05 Shah, Independent, Oil reserves are double previous estimates, says Saudi

September 29, 2005

All Gulf oil output shut down

9/29/05 Judice, GNM, All Gulf oil output shut down

Russian Gas Giant to Buy Nation's No. 5 Oil Producer

9/29/05 Kramer, NYT, Russian Gas Giant to Buy Nation's No. 5 Oil Producer

Supply Concerns Elevate Futures

9/29/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Supply Concerns Elevate Futures

September 30, 2005

U.S. Closer to Arctic Oil Drilling

9/30/05 Harper, Toronto Star, U.S. Closer to Arctic Oil Drilling

Heat Costs Expected to Surge

9/30/05 Mouawad, NYT, Heat Costs Expected to Surge

Senators See Need for U.S. Gas Reserve

9/30/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Senators See Need for U.S. Gas Reserve

Senators See Need for U.S. Gas Reserve

9/30/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Senators See Need for U.S. Gas Reserve

Indonesia clashes over fuel hike

9/30/05 BBC, Indonesia clashes over fuel hike

October 1, 2005

Indonesia Nearly Doubles Price of Gasoline

10/01/05 Sipress, Wa. Post, Indonesia Nearly Doubles Price of Gasoline

Another sock in the eye for Bush: Chavez: Venezuela Moves Reserves to Europe

10/01/05 GNM, Another sock in the eye for Bush: Chavez: Venezuela Moves Reserves to Europe

October 2, 2005

A Quest for Oil Collides With Nature in Alaska

10/02/05 Barringer, NYT, A Quest for Oil Collides With Nature in Alaska

October 3, 2005

Gas Futures Above $14 as Traders Grow Fearful on Supply

10/03/05 Jakab, RigZone, Gas Futures Above $14 as Traders Grow Fearful on Supply

High Oil Prices Met With Anger Worldwide

10/03/05 Blustein & Timberg, Wa. Post, High Oil Prices Met With Anger Worldwide

Back to the future

10/03/05 Meek, Guardian, Back to the (nuclear) future

Biodiesel School Bus Power

10/03/05 AP, Biodiesel School Bus Power

October 4, 2005

White House Renews Call for Conservation

10/04/05 Blum, NYT, White House Renews Call for Conservation

Truck and SUV Sales Plunge as Gas Prices Rise

10/04/05 Freeman, NYT, Truck and SUV Sales Plunge as Gas Prices Rise

BP sees $700 mln in storm repairs, losses

10/04/05 Bergin, Reuters, BP sees $700 mln in storm repairs, losses

Calls for Prince Charles to halt pipeline

10/04/05 Milmo, Independent, Calls for Prince Charles to halt pipeline

Hurricanes destroyed 109 oil platforms: US government

10/04/05 AP, Hurricanes destroyed 109 oil platforms: US government

October 6, 2005

On Wall and Main, Worries About Oil

10/06/05 Mouawad & Maynard, NYT, On Wall and Main, Worries About Oil

Nigeria oil rebel treason charge

10/06/05 BBC, Nigeria oil rebel treason charge

Revving Up the China Threat

10/06/05 Klare, Nation, Revving Up the China Threat

October 7, 2005

Let the Price Wars Begin

10/07/05 Barbaro, NYT, Let the Price Wars Begin

Brazil fights oil prices with alcohol

10/07/05 Downie, CSM, Brazil fights oil prices with alcohol

Energy bill squeaks through House

10/07/05 UPI, Science Daily, Energy bill squeaks through House

Cities Will Press On in the Senate to Defeat Bad Energy Bill

10/07/05 Stewart, American Times, Cities Will Press On in the Senate to Defeat Bad Energy Bill

October 8, 2005

In Raucous House Vote, G.O.P. Oil Refinery Bill Squeaks By

10/08/05 Hulse, NYT, In Raucous House Vote, G.O.P. Oil Refinery Bill Squeaks By

House Bill Calls for New Refineries

10/08/05 Simon, LA Times, House Bill Calls for New Refineries

October 10, 2005

Coldest winter for decade could spark energy crisis

10/10/05 Jemeson & Rose, Times, Coldest winter for decade could spark energy crisis

Oil-rich countries tap into new political power

10/10/05 Slavin, USA Today, Oil-rich countries tap into new political power

October 12, 2005

Chavez moves against US preachers

10/12/05 BBC, Chavez moves against US preachers

Presidents of Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey Open Georgian Section of Caspian Oil Pipeline

10/12/05 Dzhindzhikhashvili, AP, Presidents of Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey Open Georgian Section of Caspian Oil Pipeline

IEA report 'Resources to reserves' deeply flawed

10/12/05 Oilcast, IEA report 'Resources to reserves' deeply flawed

Amtrak Breakup Advances

10/12/05 Wald, NYT, Amtrak Breakup Advances

Drilling for Oil Starts to Pay as Price Soars

10/12/05 Orange, RigZone, Drilling for Oil Starts to Pay as Price Soars

Rising oil imports send trade deficit to record high of £5.3bn

10/12/05 Thornton, Independent, Rising oil imports send trade deficit to record high of £5.3bn

Hunger For Natural Gas

10/12/05 Cox, Alternet, Hunger For Natural Gas

October 13, 2005

Gas and Oil Heating Costs to Soar This Winter

10/13/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Gas and Oil Heating Costs to Soar This Winter

Suvivor's Guide to the Energy Crisis

10/13/05 Rifkin, Boston Globe, Suvivor's Guide to the Energy Crisis

The peak oil problem We may be running out sooner than we think

10/13/05 Rutland Herald, The peak oil problem We may be running out sooner than we think

October 14, 2005

A New Push to Mix Oil and Water

10/14/05 Mouawad, NYT, A New Push to Mix Oil and Water

GREEN PAPER on Energy Efficiency

10/14/05 Europa Energy COmmission, GREEN PAPER on Energy Efficiency

October 15, 2005

IMF sees 4.3% global growth in 2006, rising risks

10/15/05 Reuters, IMF sees 4.3% global growth in 2006, rising risks

October 16, 2005

G20 talks focus on oil price, output

10/16/05 Al Jazeera.net, G20 talks focus on oil price, output

Waiting for the lights to go out

10/16/05 Appleyard, Times, Waiting for the lights to go out

As Gazprom Grows, So Does Russia's Sway

10/16/05 Murphy, Times, As Gazprom Grows, So Does Russia's Sway

Waiting for the Petrodollars to Trickle Down

10/16/05 Porter, NYT, Waiting for the Petrodollars to Trickle Down

October 17, 2005

Oil Prices Jump More Than $1 a Barrel

10/17/05 Jahn, AP, Oil Prices Jump More Than $1 a Barrel

GAS Bill Wouldn't Lower Prices, Just Raise Profits, Say Green Groups

10/17/05 Kyriakou, OneWorld, GAS Bill Wouldn't Lower Prices, Just Raise Profits, Say Green Groups

Venezuela joins Mercosur trade bloc

10/17/05 Al Jazeera.net, Venezuela joins Mercosur trade bloc

October 18, 2005

Debate brews: Has oil production peaked?

10/18/05 Lynch, USA Today, Debate brews: Has oil production peaked?

October 19, 2005

Oil guru says crude could hit $190 this winter

10/19/05 MSNBC, Oil guru says crude could hit $190 this winter

October 20, 2005

Drilling for Inspiration - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says oil is running out. Could that be true?

10/20/05 Aronen, MSNBC, Drilling for Inspiration - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says oil is running out. Could that be true?

Oil Sector Proves a Hard Nut to Crack - Sudan

10/20/05 King, IPS, Oil Sector Proves a Hard Nut to Crack - Sudan

October 21, 2005

Fuel Use Spreads Vegoil too Thin for Margarine Firms

10/21/05 Planet Ark, Fuel Use Spreads Vegoil too Thin for Margarine Firms

Arctic Map Vanishes, and Oil Area Expands

10/21/05 Barringer, NYT, Arctic Map Vanishes, and Oil Area Expands

Ford Reports a Loss and Expects 'Significant Plant Closings'

10/21/05 Hokim, NYT, Ford Reports a Loss and Expects 'Significant Plant Closings'

Imperial Candor

10/21/05 Mon, Whikey B&G, Imperial Candor

October 22, 2005

Jumping From the Sinking Ship of Empire: Vermonters Move to Secede From USA

10/22/05 Peak Oil Anarchy, Jumping From the Sinking Ship of Empire: Vermonters Move to Secede From USA

Lights could be going out all over Britain when fuel shortage hits businesses

10/22/05 Thornton, Independent, Lights could be going out all over Britain when fuel shortage hits businesses

October 23, 2005

If You Don't Eat or Drive, Inflation's No Problem

10/23/05 Gross, NYT, If You Don't Eat or Drive, Inflation's No Problem

North Sea super-grid planned

10/23/05 Webb, Independent, North Sea super-grid planned

How to make home a powerhouse

10/23/05 McKie, Guardian, How to make home a powerhouse

October 24, 2005

Behind Gold's Glitter: Torn Lands and Pointed Questions

10/24/05 Perlez & Johnson, NYT, Behind Gold's Glitter: Torn Lands and Pointed Questions

How to pare down home energy bills

10/24/05 Hoopes, CSM, How to pare down home energy bills

Stirling Solar-Thermal Generators

10/24/05 Sprol, Stirling Solar-Thermal Generators

Iraq Oil Output Hurt By High Associated Water - Report

10/24/05 Nasdaq, Iraq Oil Output Hurt By High Associated Water - Report

OPEC And The Economic Conquest of Iraq

10/24/05 Palast, OPEC And The Economic Conquest of Iraq - Why Iraq Still sells its oil à la cartel

October 25, 2005

Tangled Strands in Fight Over Peru Gold Mine

10/25/05 Perlez & Bergman, NYT, Tangled Strands in Fight Over Peru Gold Mine

October 26, 2005

Doubts raised on Saudi vow for more oil

10/26/05 Gerth, NYT, Doubts raised on Saudi vow for more oil

Problems with our oil from Iraq

10/26/05 OilDrum, Problems with our oil from Iraq

October 27, 2005

Doubts Raised on Saudi Vow for More Oil

10/27/05 Gerth, NYT, Doubts Raised on Saudi Vow for More Oil

Shell profits boosted by oil price surge

10/27/05 Tran, Guardian, Shell profits boosted by oil price surge

Environmentalists Make Last Stand On Alaskan Drilling

10/27/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Environmentalists Make Last Stand On Alaskan Drilling

Bid for More Home Heating Aid Fails in Senate

10/27/05 AP, Bid for More Home Heating Aid Fails in Senate

As oil profits soar, scrutiny rises

10/27/05 Scherer, CSM, As oil profits soar, scrutiny rises

Canada OKs Sale Of Oil Co.

10/27/05 AP, Canada OKs Sale Of Oil Co.

CIA invests in no-fuel power generators

10/27/05 FTW, CIA invests in no-fuel power generators

October 28, 2005

Power from Water: New Fuel Cell Runs on Water

10/28/05 GNM, Power from Water: New Fuel Cell Runs on Water

Big Rise in Profit Puts Oil Giants on Defensive

10/28/05 Mouawad & Romero, NYT, Big Rise in Profit Puts Oil Giants on Defensive

Oil Industry Seeks to Cast Huge Profits as No Big Deal

10/28/05 O'Hara, Wa. Post, Oil Industry Seeks to Cast Huge Profits as No Big Deal

Exxon Mobil Profit Soars 75%

10/28/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Exxon Mobil Profit Soars 75%

Efficient energy at sea: The new age of sail

10/28/05 Castle, Independent, Efficient energy at sea: The new age of sail

Soaring price of oil could result in sharp rate rises, warns think-tank

10/28/05 Thornton, Independent, Soaring price of oil could result in sharp rate rises, warns think-tank

October 31, 2005

The Peak Oil Crisis: Waiting for Winter

10/31/05 Whipple, Falls Church, The Peak Oil Crisis: Waiting for Winter

Oil fails to enrich Equatorial Guinea

10/31/05 Al Jazeera.net, Oil fails to enrich Equatorial Guinea

November 1, 2005

Oil Investors Tapped Out Of Wells

11/01/05 Goodman, Wa. Post, Oil Investors Tapped Out Of Wells

November 2, 2005

Taking the Future for a Drive

11/02/05 Hakim, NYT, Taking the Future for a Drive

Venezuela threatens US over F-16s

11/02/05 BBC, Venezuela threatens US over F-16s

Funds to promote renewable energy

11/02/05 Black, BBC, Funds to promote renewable energy

November 4, 2005

Fuel's paradise? Power source that turns physics on its head

11/04/05 Jha, Guardian, Fuel's paradise? Power source that turns physics on its head

Oil's Victory in Alaska, with a Dem Assist - Blood on the Tundra, Betrayal in the Rotunda

11/04/05 St. Claire, CounterPunch, Oil's Victory in Alaska, with a Dem Assist - Blood on the Tundra, Betrayal in the Rotunda

November 5, 2005

High Prices for Energy Hold Down Job Growth

11/05/05 Leonhart, NYT, High Prices for Energy Hold Down Job Growth

November 6, 2005

Today's Energy Stocks May Well Be Tomorrow's

11/06/05 de Aenlle, NYT, Today's Energy Stocks May Well Be Tomorrow's

November 7, 2005

Oil executives in the hot seat

11/07/05 CNN Money, Oil executives in the hot seat

November 9, 2005

Twilight of the Oil Age

11/09/05 Little, AlterNet, Twilight of the Oil Age

Arctic Oil Drilling Goes to House Vote

11/09/05 Eilperin, Wa. Post, Arctic Oil Drilling Goes to House Vote

November 10, 2005

House Shelves Alaska Drilling in Budget Fight

11/10/05 Hulse, NYT, House Shelves Alaska Drilling in Budget Fight

Britain facing large energy gap

11/10/05 Black, BBC, Britain facing large energy gap

November 11, 2005

Bracing for high energy costs

11/11/05 Deibel, CHB, Bracing for high energy costs

November 12, 2005

Kremlin fast-tracks lake pipeline despite protests of greens

11/12/05 Osborne, Independent, Kremlin fast-tracks lake pipeline despite protests of greens

Gas prices surge on growing fears of cold snap

11/12/05 Thornton, Independent, Gas prices surge on growing fears of cold snap

November 14, 2005

A Combustible Mixture in Nigeria's Oil-Rich Delta

11/14/05 Dixon, LA TImes, A Combustible Mixture in Nigeria's Oil-Rich Delta

November 15, 2005

Awash in Petrodollars, Russia Frets About the Paradoxes of Bounty

11/15/05 Kramer, NYT, Awash in Petrodollars, Russia Frets About the Paradoxes of Bounty

Want to save $3,150 in taxes? Buy a hybrid car.

11/15/05 Clayton, CSM, Want to save $3,150 in taxes? Buy a hybrid car.

Natural Gas: Big Worry This Winter

11/15/05 Romero, NYT, Natural Gas: Big Worry This Winter

Oil will be depleted sooner than the IEA expects

11/15/05 Beckman, EnergyBulletin, Oil will be depleted sooner than the IEA expects

November 17, 2005

Severe shortages might spark 'water wars,' report says

11/17/05 Munro, Montreal Gazzette, Severe shortages might spark 'water wars,' report says

Black Sea partners toast gas deal

11/17/05 Rainsford, BBC, Black Sea partners toast gas deal

Malaysia advances switch to bio-diesel

11/16/05 Al Jazeera.net, Malaysia advances switch to bio-diesel

Exxon, and the Implications of 8%

11/18/05 Stanfrod, Oil Drum, Exxon, and the Implications of 8%

China-Japan oil rivalry spills into Africa

11/17/05 Eisenman & Stewart, Asia Times, China-Japan oil rivalry spills into Africa

November 19, 2005

For a G.M. Family, the American Dream Vanishes

11/19/05 Hakim, NYT, For a G.M. Family, the American Dream Vanishes

Ford to Cut 4,000 Jobs

11/19/05 Reuters, Ford to Cut 4,000 Jobs

Agency Plans Updated Fuel Economy Standards

11/19/05 Maynard, NYT, Agency Plans Updated Fuel Economy Standards

Blair orders gas inquiry as fears mount of winter supplies crisis

11/19/05 Harrison, Independent, Blair orders gas inquiry as fears mount of winter supplies crisis

November 20, 2005

Mugabe reveals uranium power plan

11/20/05 BBC, Mugabe reveals uranium power plan

News analysis: Winter fuel crisis

11/20/05 Independent, News analysis: Winter fuel crisis

November 21, 2005

Seeking Clean Fuel for a Nation, and a Rebirth for Small-Town Montana

11/21/05 Egan, NYT, Seeking Clean Fuel for a Nation, and a Rebirth for Small-Town Montana

Opec moves to calm fear of cuts in quotas as oil price falls

11/21/05 Thornton, Independnet, Opec moves to calm fear of cuts in quotas as oil price falls

The trickle-away effect - water

11/21/05 Balch, Guardian, The trickle-away effect

November 22, 2005

Fueling Growth Of a Humble Crop

11/22/05 Partlow, Wa. Post, Fueling Growth Of a Humble Crop

Water shortage panics China city

11/22/05 BBC, Water shortage panics China city

Fuel shortage grounds Zimbabwe jets

11/22/05 Al Jazeera.net, Fuel shortage grounds Zimbabwe jets

Iraq's oil: The spoils of war

11/22/05 Thornton, Independent, Iraq's oil: The spoils of war

UK blames Europe for gas shortages

11/22/05 Harrison, Independent, UK blames Europe for gas shortages

November 24, 2005

Oil Companies File Arbitration Against Yemen

11/24/05 O'Keefe, NYT, Oil Companies File Arbitration Against Yemen

Toxic spill to hit Russian city

11/24/05 BBC, Toxic spill to hit Russian city

Peak Oil Awareness Expected to Surge This Holiday Season

11/24/05 SF Infomatics, Peak Oil Awareness Expected to Surge This Holiday Season

November 25, 2005

A show of strength: Brazil's native peoples fight back

11/25/05 Fortaleza, Independent, A show of strength: Brazil's native peoples fight back

New era of energy for tribes

12/25/05 Melmer, Indoan Country, New era of energy for tribes

November 26, 2005

Cold comfort as gas prices fuel concern

11/26/05 Brignall, Guardian, Cold comfort as gas prices fuel concern

November 27, 2005

Middle Class Gets in Line for Help With Rising Heating Bills

11/27/05 Vitello, NYT, Middle Class Gets in Line for Help With Rising Heating Bills

Gas prices 'may spark recession'

11/27/05 BBC, Gas prices 'may spark recession'

November 28, 2005

How coal is cleaning up its act

11/28/05 Kinver, BBC, How coal is cleaning up its act

Angola seeks oil exploration investors

11/28/05 Al Jazeera.net, Angola seeks oil exploration investors

November 29, 2005

If winter is bitter, brace for a natural-gas crunch

11/29/05 Clayton, CSM, If winter is bitter, brace for a natural-gas crunch

November 30, 2005

Boil water 'into January' warning

11/30/05 BBC, Boil water 'into January' warning

December 1, 2005

Top Oil Company Executives Retool Responses on Energy Task Force Roles

12/01/05 Wa. Post, Top Oil Company Executives Retool Responses on Energy Task Force Roles

December 2, 2005

SUV Sales Down Sharply

12/02/05 Freeman, Wa. Post, SUV Sales Down Sharply

Venezuela Touts Cheap Fuel to US as Bush Takes Heat

12/02/05 Robinson, Reuters, Venezuela Touts Cheap Fuel to US as Bush Takes Heat

December 4, 2005

Beating the Heating Bill

12/04/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Beating the Heating Bill

UK homes a dirtier shade of green

12/04/05 Lean, Independent, UK homes a dirtier shade of green

A world without easy oil: What now?

12/02/05 Kinetz, IHT, A world without easy oil: What now?

December 5, 2005

With Oil Prices Off Their Peak, Are Supplies Assured?

12/05/05 Mouawad, NYT, With Oil Prices Off Their Peak, Are Supplies Assured?

A 'Great Pipeline Race' in Canada

12/05/05 Struck, Wa. Post, A 'Great Pipeline Race' in Canada

Oil up as winter weather hits US

12/05/05 BBC, Oil up as winter weather hits US

December 6, 2005

The most destructive crop on earth is no solution to the energy crisis

12/06/05 Monbiot, Guardian, The most destructive crop on earth is no solution to the energy crisis

How the wind could be our best weapon against global warming

Buncombe, Independent, How the wind could be our best weapon against global warming

December 7, 2005

Pact Signed for Prototype of Coal Plant

12/07/05 Revkin, NYT, Pact Signed for Prototype of Coal Plant

December 9, 2005

Strangers in the Dazzling Night: A Mix of Oil and Misery

12/09/05 Polgren, NYT, Strangers in the Dazzling Night: A Mix of Oil and Misery

Russian-German gas link launched

12/09/05 BBC, Russian-German gas link launched

How black gold was hijacked: North sea oil and the betrayal of Scotland

12/09/05 Russell & Kelbie, Independent, How black gold was hijacked: North sea oil and the betrayal of Scotland

December 10, 2005

Deflecting Heat

12/10/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Deflecting Heat

Schroeder attacked over gas post

12/10/05 BBC, Schroeder attacked over gas post

BP could face US criminal charges

12/10/05 BBC, BP could face US criminal charges

December 11, 2005

36 hurt in fuel depot blast

12/11/05 Dennis, Guardian, 36 hurt in fuel depot blast

Energy chief ousted as No 10 eases in more nuclear-friendly face

12/11/05 Webb & Griffiths, Independent, Energy chief ousted as No 10 eases in more nuclear-friendly face

December 12, 2005

ConocoPhillips May Buy Rival for $31 Billion

12/12/05 Sorkin & Romero, NYT, ConocoPhillips May Buy Rival for $31 Billion

Oil blast bosses deny leaks at depot

12/12/05 Independent, Oil blast bosses deny leaks at depot

Transcripts: First Hearing by Congress on Understanding Peak Oil

12/07/05 Transcripts: First Hearing by Congress on Understanding Peak Oil

December 13, 2005

Conoco To Acquire Gas Producer In Huge Deal

12/13/05 Blum, Wa. Post, Conoco To Acquire Gas Producer In Huge Deal

Energy industry's biggest shortage? Future executives

12/13/05 Axtman, CSM, Energy industry's biggest shortage? Future executives

Oil blast: Retailers count cost of lost stock

12/13/05 Mesure, Independent, Oil blast: Retailers count cost of lost stock

The Rainwater Prophecy

12/13/05 Ryan, Fortune, The Rainwater Prophecy

December 15, 2005

G.O.P. May Harness Arctic Drilling to Pentagon Budget

12/15/05 Hulse, NYT, G.O.P. May Harness Arctic Drilling to Pentagon Budget

Many Britons facing “fuel poverty” this winter, warns MPs report

12/15/05 Lawson, Many Britons facing “fuel poverty” this winter, warns MPs report

December 16, 2005

Bass Family Is Expected to Sell Gas Pipelines to Southern Union

12/16/05 Sorkin & Romero, NYT, Bass Family Is Expected to Sell Gas Pipelines to Southern Union

GOP Battles to Save Legislation on Patriot Act, Arctic Drilling

12/16/05 Murray & Weisman, Wa. Post, GOP Battles to Save Legislation on Patriot Act, Arctic Drilling

Fuel shortage forces Heathrow flights to make 'pit-stops'

12/16/05 Sturcke, Independent, Fuel shortage forces Heathrow flights to make 'pit-stops'

Jet fuel rationed after depot fire

12/16/05 CNN, Jet fuel rationed after depot fire

Mad Max Meets American Gothic

12/16/05 McKibben, Orion, Mad Max Meets American Gothic. Is there a friendlier option for the post-peak future?

December 17, 2005

Cornell ecologist's study finds that producing ethanol and biodiesel from corn and other crops is not worth the energy

12/17/05 Lang, Cornell University, Cornell ecologist's study finds that producing ethanol and biodiesel from corn and other crops is not worth the energy

Gas and electricity bills will rise, says Centrica

12/17/05 Milner, Guardian, Gas and electricity bills will rise, says Centrica

December 18, 2005

In Exurbs, Life Framed by Hours Spent in the Car

12/18/05 Lyman, NYT, In Exurbs, Life Framed by Hours Spent in the Car

Is Gazprom driven by politics or profit?

12/18/05 Observer, Is Gazprom driven by politics or profit?

December 19, 2005

The Big Chill

12/19/05 Lavelle, U.S. News, The Big Chill. A winter fuel crisis of high prices and shortages could darken homes and factories

A big wave of mini-hydro projects

12/19/05 Clayton, CSM, A big wave of mini-hydro projects

GOP Leaders Agree to $41.6 Billion Spending Cut

12/19/05 Weisman & Murray, Wa. Post, GOP Leaders Agree to $41.6 Billion Spending Cut

New twist to Arctic drilling deal

12/19/05 Colle, SF Chron, New twist to Arctic drilling deal - Hurricane-ravaged states would have stake in oil revenues

Arctic Refuge's Oil Yield Still Debated

12/19/05 Herbert, AP, Arctic Refuge's Oil Yield Still Debated

December 20, 2005

Investigation urged into west African oil deals

12/20/05 Leigh & Pallister, Guardian, Investigation urged into west African oil deals

Wholesale Inflation Dips on Gas Decline

12/20/05 AP, Wholesale Inflation Dips on Gas Decline

ANWR Issue Roils Senate Again

12/20/05 Eilperin, Wa. Post, ANWR Issue Roils Senate Again

Stevens Holds Senate in Session

12/20/05 Murray, Wa. Post, Stevens Holds Senate in Session

Venezuela gives Exxon ultimatum

12/20/05 Morsbach, BBC, Venezuela gives Exxon ultimatum

Patriot Act, drilling in Arctic roil Senate

12/20/05 Chaddock, CSM, Patriot Act, drilling in Arctic roil Senate

Cheney races home as Senate budget vote nears

12/20/05 AP, Cheney races home as Senate budget vote nears

December 21, 2005

Senate Faces Showdown on Bills

12/21/05 Weisman & Murray, Wa. Post, Senate Faces Showdown on Bills

Oil giants accused over Alaskan gas

12/21/05 Griffiths, Independent, Oil giants accused over Alaskan gas

China lays down gauntlet in energy war

12/21/05 Engdahl, Asia Times, China lays down gauntlet in energy war

December 22, 2005

Senate Rejects Bid for Drilling in Arctic Area

12/22/05 Hulse, NYT, Senate Rejects Bid for Drilling in Arctic Area

Senate Approves Cuts, but Not Drilling

12/22/05 Murray & Weismna, Wa. Post, Senate Approves Cuts, but Not Drilling

And the Saga on Arctic Oil Drilling Continues

12/22/05 Eilperin, Wa. Post, And the Saga on Arctic Oil Drilling Continues

No Way Found to Cut Need for Foreign Oil

12/22/05 Blum, Wa. Post, No Way Found to Cut Need for Foreign Oil

Opec and China plan oil dialogue

12/22/05 Al Jazeera.net, Opec and China plan oil dialogue

China to encourage energy efficient cars to lower oil consumption

12/22/05 ChinaWire, China to encourage energy efficient cars to lower oil consumption

December 23, 2005

Putin Signs Gazprom Liberalization Decree

12/23/05 MosNews, Putin Signs Gazprom Liberalization Decree

December 24, 2005

Will We Have Enough Oil And Natural Gas?

12/24/05 Cooke, EnergeyBulletin, Will We Have Enough Oil And Natural Gas?

State's consultant says nation is primed for using Alaska gas

12/24/05 Energy Bulletin, State's consultant says nation is primed for using Alaska gas

December 25, 2005

China, North Korea strike oil deal

12/25/05 Al Jazeera.net, China, North Korea strike oil deal

December 26, 2005

Dealmaking Power Companies Change the Utility Landscape

12/26/05 Knight, Wa. Post, Dealmaking Power Companies Change the Utility Landscape

December 27, 2005

Scientists Try to Resolve Nuclear Problem With an Old Technology Made New Again

12/27/05 Wald, NYT, Scientists Try to Resolve Nuclear Problem With an Old Technology Made New Again

Chad May Alter Its Pledge on Oil Funds

12/27/05 Blustein, Wa. Post, Chad May Alter Its Pledge on Oil Funds

Africa switches to unleaded fuel

12/27/05 BBC, Africa switches to unleaded fuel

IEA ends post-Katrina oil market bailout

1/27/05 Channel News, Asia, IEA ends post-Katrina oil market bailout

December 28, 2005

Russia warns of 'fatal' consequences for Ukraine as gas price row escalates

12/28/05 Mainville, Independent, Russia warns of 'fatal' consequences for Ukraine as gas price row escalates

Warmer US weather leads to fall in oil prices

12/28/05 Thornton, Independent, Warmer US weather leads to fall in oil prices

December 29, 2005

Oil Market Analysts Issue Dire Warnings

12/29/05 Marquez, IPS, Challenges 2005-2006 - Oil Market Analysts Issue Dire Warnings

British Gas customers face higher bills

12/29/05 Tran, Guardian, British Gas customers face higher bills

December 30, 2005

Oil Market Analysts Issue Dire Warnings

12/30/05 Marquez, IPS, Oil Market Analysts Issue Dire Warnings

Long Lines Form in Baghdad After Major Refinery Shuts Down

12/30/05 AP, Long Lines Form in Baghdad After Major Refinery Shuts Down

Minister goes in Iraq oil crisis

12/30/05 BBC, Minister goes in Iraq oil crisis

Russia says gas cut won't hit EU

12/30/05 BBC, Russia says gas cut won't hit EU

World Bank warns Chad on oil law

12/30/05 BBC, World Bank warns Chad on oil law

Japan to develop Iran oilfield

12/29/05 Al Jazeera.net, Japan to develop Iran oilfield

Azerbaijan oil: a mixed blessing

12/30/05 Schleifer, CSM, Azerbaijan oil: a mixed blessing

December 31, 2005

In Iraq, Rich in Oil, Higher Gasoline Prices Anger Many

12/31/05 Oppel, NYT, In Iraq, Rich in Oil, Higher Gasoline Prices Anger Many

Russia offers delay on gas hike

12/31/05 BBC, Russia offers delay on gas hike

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