Energy and Capital Archives
Why Aren't Gasoline Prices Falling?
Shouldn't an Oil Boom Mean Lower Gas Prices? - 2013-12-13
Despite the U.S.'s record amount of crude oil, gasoline prices still remain high. There could be a solution, but red tape stands in the way...
The Dark Side of an Oil Boom
Banking on the Bakken - 2013-12-13
Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl shines a light on the darker side of the U.S. oil boom, showing investors why tight oil plays like the Bakken Shale are the last hope for oil profits.
Will Big Oil Profit from U.S. Oil Exports?
Exxon Calls for Exports - 2013-12-13
Exxon (NYSE: XOM) and other Big Oil companies are eager for the U.S. to relax its oil export restrictions. How long can the red tape stay in place?
Buckeye (NYSE: BPL), Plains GP (NYSE: PGAP) join Alerian Energy Infrastructure Index
++Five Predictions: How Did I Do? - 2013-12-13
Energy sector analysis and benchmarking group Alerian announced it will include Buckeye Partners LP and Plains GP Holdings to its Energy Infrastructure Index starting next week.
Could Fracking Come to New York?
Red Tape Prevents Much-Needed Gas Production - 2013-12-12
In New York, natural gas prices are higher than the national average. And while the state gets some benefits from Pennsylvania's shale production, it's not enough...
Five Predictions: How Did I Do?
Gun Control? What Was I Thinking? - 2013-12-12
This is the time of year when we go off making predictions about the future. And here at Energy & Capital, we proudly stand behind what we say, taking the stones of contempt and bile slung at us from the great unwashed.
Colorado Fracking Turmoil Continues
+7 Mass Transit Stocks to Profit from Public Transportation - 2013-12-12
Four Colorado towns have already banned shale gas extraction through hydraulic fracturing. Industry spokespeople say further legislation is coming down the pike.
Russia's Shale Oil Future
Developing the Domanik Shale - 2013-12-12
Russia is attempting to catch up with the U.S. in shale oil production, and Rosneft is signing deals to begin development...
Shoreline Energy (TO: SEQ) Delays Dividend on Niobrara Joint Venture
+7 Mass Transit Stocks to Profit from Public Transportation - 2013-12-11
Canada's Shoreline Energy and United States firm Acceleration Resources have teamed up to open a new facility in the Niobrara Shale. This joint venture has caused a delay in Shoreline's dividend.
7 Mass Transit Stocks to Profit from Public Transportation
Forget Tesla, THIS is the Future! - 2013-12-11
New data suggest the age of the car may have plateaued, and the age of public transportation is back. Public transportation is coming back strong, and those invest accordingly could make a great deal of money.
Growth in the Nuclear Industry
Why Nuclear Power Won't Disappear - 2013-12-11
After Fukushima, many believed Japan would do away with nuclear power. But with improved safety regulations and a need for clean energy, it looks like nuclear is here to stay...
The Solar Industry Makes Noise
Is Solar Turning Around? - 2013-12-11
U.S. solar installations are setting record paces this year. But will this be enough to turn the industry around, or does it still have a ways to go?
Flashy Cash Killers Offer Little to Consumer
Putting the Friction back into Payment Systems - 2013-12-10
Maybe you've been thinking about picking up a Coin all-in-one credit card. Here are some things to consider before picking one up.
These Companies Could Cash in on Mexican Oil Fields
Mexico's Bill to Allow Foreign Oil Investment - 2013-12-10
Mexico is on the verge of amending its constitution to relinquish its state monopoly, and a number of companies could be poised to benefit...
Who Will Win LNG Export Race?
Battle Between Canada, Russia, and the U.S. - 2013-12-10
As Canada, Russia, and the U.S. all strive to supply LNG to the Asian markets, each nation is hitting roadblocks...
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) Ramps Up Alaska Spending Again
+Bird Flu in YOUR Backyard? - 2013-12-10
Thanks to an oil tax cut that goes into effect on January first, ConocoPhillips has increased its planned spending in Alaska to $1.7 billion.
Uranium Stocks for 2014
Bet on Uranium's Jump - 2013-12-09
Uranium prices have been suffering ever since the disaster at Fukushima. But they're poised to jump higher very soon, and there's no better time to get in.
Badder Than Bird Flu
Investing in DNA Vaccines - 2013-12-09
While human medical knowledge and innovation have long been our greatest weapons against contagious diseases, those weapons could soon be turned against us.
SolarCity and Tesla Roll Out Energy Storage Plan
Battery Plan for Solar Customers - 2013-12-09
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) and SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) are teaming up to offer solar customers an energy storage plan to reduce utility demand charges...
InterOil's (NYSE: IOC) Papua New Guinea LNG Project Heats Up
+Oil Outlook 2014 - 2013-12-09
ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) plans to begin shipping natural gas from Papua New Guinea to the Asian mainland by 2014. Total SA and Oil Search are beginning to set themselves up as competitors to XOM in the market.
Investing in Fast Food and Drones
Dissecting the PAR portfolio - 2013-12-06
What's more American than McDonald's and drone warfare? Both of them at the same time!
Shell (NYSE: RDS.A, RDS: B) Kills Plans for Louisiana GTL Plant
+Oil Outlook 2014 - 2013-12-06
Though US stores of natural gas are high, Royal Dutch Shell has cancelled its plans for a GTL plant on the Gulf Coast.
Colorado Shale Investments
Fighting Fracking Bans - 2013-12-06
A number of Colorado cities have decided to ban fracking, going against state law. But the Colorado Oil and Gas Association is fighting back.
The Top 5 Disruptive Technologies of 2014
An Investor's Guide to Disruptive Innovation - 2013-12-06
Understanding disruptive trends is a critical component for any technology investor, as they will often indicate the winning and losing players in this space.
Dumb Money Biotech
Investing in Innovus Pharmaceuticals (OTC: INNV) - 2013-12-06
Innovus Pharmaceuticals (OTC: INNV) exploded 40% during intra-day trading today...