Energy and Capital Archives
Oil Spill Investing
Alberta Pipeline Leak Sheds Light on Industry - 2013-06-18
A pipeline leak in Alberta, Canada will probably not sway many people on either side of the Keystone XL debate. But it does highlight the importance of oil spill cleanup...
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) Automated Warehouses
Efficiently Expanded Grocery Delivery - 2013-06-18
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) expands its grocery delivery service with the help of robotic warehousing.
Side-Stepping a Canadian Gas Crisis
Fueling Canada's LNG Exports - 2013-06-18
Editor Keith Kohl shows readers how Canada is side-stepping its natural gas crisis.
Is 3D Printing Company Makerbot Going Public?
Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) May Acquire Makerbot - 2013-06-18
3D printer manufacturer Makerbot is positioned for an IPO or acquisition.
Chevron (NYSE: CVX) Angola LNG Investing
LNG Shipments Underway - 2013-06-18
After a year and a half of delays, Chevron's (NYSE: CVX) Angola LNG project has finally made its first shipment...
Natural Resource Partners (NYSE: NRP) Bakken Investing
NRP Enters the Bakken Boom - 2013-06-18
Natural Resource Partners (NYSE: NRP) has entered a deal with Abraxas Petroleum Corp (NASDAQ: AXAS) to acquire Bakken assets...
SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) Up in Pre-Market
SolarCity Increases Deployment Numbers and China Taps Tajikstan Oil - 2013-06-18
Morning Energy Intel - June 18, 2013
Agricultural Drone Investing
Unmanned Aircraft Industry Ready to Sore - 2013-06-18
Federal regulation will open the highly demanded precision agriculture market in 2015.
Another Solar Company Falls
Siemens (NYSE:SI) Dumps Solar and Oil Heads North - 2013-06-17
Morning Energy Intel - June 17, 2013
OPEC Demand Drop
North American Production Surges - 2013-06-17
As demand from China and the Eurozone stays low, and as North American imports drop off, OPEC may be forced to slow production this summer...
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Unveils Project Loon
Is Google High? - 2013-06-17
Google unveils Project Loon, a plan to provide world-wide internet access with hot-air balloons.
Ethanol Investing Dangers
Ethanol Industry Declares War on Taxpayers! - 2013-06-17
The ethanol industry claims it can reduce gas prices as it wages war against taxpayers.
Statoil Strikes Oil in Mozambique!
Statoil and Tullow Aim for Commercial Oil Discovery - 2013-06-17
Mozambique has the potential to be a lucrative oil-producing nation, and Statoil (NYSE: STO) and Tullow (LON: TLW) are hoping to be the first to reach the resource...
Shale Technology Investing
Drilling Improvements are Shale's Next Step - 2013-06-17
The U.S. shale deposits may all be in various stages of production, but they're all making progress. The next step is improvements in technology...
Supreme Court Denies Human Gene Patents
Myriad (NASDAQ: MYGN) Takes a Dive - 2013-06-17
The Supreme Court rules against human gene patents in a severe blow to Myriad Genetics (NASDAQ: MYGN).
Potential Trade on Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:MPET)
Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:MPET) Pops in Pre-Market - 2013-06-14
Morning Energy Intel - June 14, 2013
Fiat Electric Vehicle Investing
The Competitive Fiat 500e - 2013-06-14
Fiat's new 500e is making its debut in the California electric vehicle market, and it can hold its own among competitors...
Investing in Elderly Care Robots
Reducing the Cost of Elderly Care - 2013-06-14
Robotic systems can reduce the financial costs of elderly care.
Carbon Price and Fossil Fuels
Obama Raises Carbon Cost - 2013-06-14
Obama slipped an announcement of higher carbon costs into an announcement on microwave ovens. And it could impact major projects...
Are U.S. LNG Exports Doomed?
U.S. LNG: All Flash, No Bang - 2013-06-14
Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl uncovers a potential roadblock for future U.S. LNG exports.
Amazon Pushes 3D Printer Sales
3D Printing on a Commercial Scale - 2013-06-14
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has debuted a 3D printing section in its online store. Could this be the start of household 3D printers?
Shoe Powered Phone
Charge Your Phone with your Shoe! - 2013-06-13
Piezoelectricity has a large range of applications and could be the the next big thing in alternative energy.
Global Shale Oil Reserves
EIA Reserve Estimate - 2013-06-13
EIA shale oil reserve estimates shows the U.S. potential for the future, but it also shows how countries like Russia have the potential to catch up...
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Down Another 2 Percent in Pre-Market
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Prices Offering at $46, and Oil Falls To $95 - 2013-06-13
Morning Energy Intel - June 12, 2013
Solar Powered Cell Phones
Building Invisible Solar Cells - 2013-06-13
Transparent solar cells could eventually provide power to cell phones, vehicles, and offices.