Oil major Total and Russia are joined at the hip. Putin called late CEO de Margerie a “true friend.” But sanctions and sinking oil prices are daunting hurdles.
It’s not just the low price of oil that’s causing trouble. Coal companies too are being ravaged by low prices.
By YaleGlobal: As Wall Street pushes big energy companies into financial engineering, energy dominance shifts to emerging markets.
Saudi Aramco tries to stare down US shale operators. Who blinks first?
The amount of coal on hand is at the lowest level in years, and so are inventories of natural gas. What gives?
It makes an already terrible situation a lot worse.
By ISA Intel: The whole sector has taken a hit.
The EU has the grand task of preparing for energy shortages.
What the heck are we going to do with the vast quantity of toxic, radioactive wastewater fracking produces?
The world is once again experiencing a period of oversupply.