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Information/Articles and Prices on a wide range of commodities: We have assembled a team of experienced writers to provide you with information on Crude Oil, Oil Price History, Gold Prices, etc... In a format that appeals to both novices and industry professionals.

  • Demand For Electricity Is Growing Faster Than Population

    Published 15 June 2020 | viewed 1,188 times

    Electricity consumption around the world is growing faster than the population, with consumption per capita rising, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Monday. According…

  • U.S. Oil Companies Are Scrambling To Avoid Bankruptcy

    Published 14 June 2020 | viewed 1,921 times

    Many U.S. shale firms have cruised through the past couple of years by borrowing money and drilling new wells, making the United States the world's…

  • Tesla's New Rival Explodes Following IPO

    Published 10 June 2020 | viewed 1,430 times

    They are both named after inventor Nikola Tesla. They are both aiming to upend the market of predominantly gasoline and diesel-powered cars and trucks with…

  • Will The U.S. Nuclear Industry Survive COVID-19?

    Published 06 June 2020 | viewed 1,107 times

    In the United States, nuclear energy just can’t catch a break. Despite the fact that generating carbon-free energy has never been more important, the nuclear…

  • Are Investors Ignoring The Largest Financial Risk Ever?

    Published 04 June 2020 | viewed 1,263 times

    Financial markets are vastly underestimating the financial risk from climate change, according to the International Monetary Fund.  Global temperatures have already increased by 1.1 degrees…

  • Bill Gates And Big Oil Chase The Dream Of Nuclear Fusion

    Published 02 June 2020 | viewed 2,136 times

    The decades-old debate over nuclear fusion vs. fission is on the edge of a breakthrough as startup Commonwealth Fusion Systems wins over Bill Gates and other backers. Norwegian oil…

  • How BlackRock Became King Of ESG Investing

    Published 01 June 2020 | viewed 1,732 times

    It’s off to the races for the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock Inc. (NYSE:BLK). At a time when the majority of Wall Street’s megabanks are just starting…

  • Escalating Tensions Could Crush $52 Billion China-U.S. Energy Deal

    Published 29 May 2020 | viewed 1,510 times

    The latest escalation between the U.S. and China could compromise U.S. energy sales worth $52 billion that China pledged to make over the next few…

  • Working From Home Will Transform The Energy Industry

    Published 26 May 2020 | viewed 1,240 times

    A few days ago, Facebook joined Twitter in embracing remote work as a permanent option for many of its employees. In a decade, Mark Zuckerberg…

  • The Risky World Of Oil Hedging

    Published 26 May 2020 | viewed 8,389 times

    Hedging is a popular trading strategy frequently used by oil and gas producers, airlines, and other heavy consumers of energy commodities to protect themselves against market…

  • Tesla’s Latest Battery Innovation Ready For Use In China

    Published 25 May 2020 | viewed 1,467 times

    Tesla has made a move away from the dominant EV battery technology, asking the Chinese government for approval to start manufacturing Tesla Model 3 featuring…

  • Europe Set To Unveil Its $500 Billion 'Green Deal'

    Published 22 May 2020 | viewed 1,616 times

    The European Union is set to launch a down payment on a Green New Deal. As the world slips into a deep economic recession –…

  • Why Big Finance Is Bailing On Fossil Fuels

    Published 20 May 2020 | viewed 1,829 times

    When two of the biggest beneficiaries of fossil fuels abandon the cause is that an omen? Start with Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the biggest in…

  • Why Covid-19 Won’t Kill The Renewable Revolution

    Published 15 May 2020 | viewed 1,315 times

    “By the end of the coming decade we will be on one of two paths. One is the path of surrender, where we have sleepwalked…

  • Trading In The Digital Era

    Published 11 May 2020 | viewed 1,697 times

    I started trading stocks in the late 90s, it was an exciting time; the internet was coming of age, and investors, or rather day traders,…

  • Sanction Businessman Lends A Hand To Maduro Regime

    Published 10 May 2020 | viewed 1,479 times

    A Colombian national under U.S. sanctions for his ties to Nicolas Maduro is helping the regime in Venezuela with a gold-for-oil products scheme with Iran,…

  • 20 Million Americans Lost Their Jobs In April

    Published 06 May 2020 | viewed 1,053 times

    After a five-day streak of gains, oil prices reversed course early on Wednesday following a dismal U.S. jobs report and ahead of EIA’s weekly inventory…

  • Air Travel Collapse Could Cause Lasting Damage To Oil Markets

    Published 05 May 2020 | viewed 1,914 times

    Last Friday, Warren Buffett served a new blow to an already troubled industry, shaking it to the core: The celebrity investor announced that Berkshire Hathaway…

  • Musk Eyes A $750 Million Payday

    Published 30 April 2020 | viewed 971 times

    Tesla's Elon Musk could soon be taking $750 million through his unique pay structure offering him zero in salary or cash bonus. Tesla's stock has…

  • Will The Fed Bail Out Big Oil?

    Published 25 April 2020 | viewed 2,206 times

    The Department of Treasury may set up a lending fund for oil companies, Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Bloomberg this week, adding that there was nothing final yet.…