Posted April 25, 2006
Last week we talked about the end of the mega-profits for the oil and gas majors. I told you how they are struggling to replace the oil in their reserves that they've already produced.
Posted April 24, 2006
I set out on my recent trip to the UK with a few emerging technologies in mind. Namely, wind power, wave power, and tidal power. My goal is to inform you about the possibilities for these developing energy sources.
Posted April 21, 2006
I'm back home, at my gentleman's ranch in Wyoming. I returned a few weeks from my mountain retreat in B.C.
Posted April 20, 2006
About ten years ago, I read a story about a city worker who was asphyxiated while walking through a landfill. An overwhelming level of methane is what did him in.
Posted April 19, 2006
Admit it. You're one of those people that thinks of Utah as "Land of the Mormons" or just a great place to ski. It's okay. Don't be ashamed-I did too, until today.
Posted April 18, 2006
The CEO's and major shareholders of the world's biggest oil companies are basking in the glowing light of mega-profits on the back of record oil prices.
Posted April 17, 2006
England isn't generally thought of for its dearth of H2O. But as I watched a spokesman for Thames Water interviewed on the anomalous beach of a Sussex reservoir, I knew the land must be thirsty.
Posted April 14, 2006
With the holiday weekend upon us, retail gasoline prices are soaring across the nation as the crude oil market prices increase dramatically.
Posted April 13, 2006
We need batteries to power the tools that make our lives easily accessible. But soon, batteries will be powering or many modes of transportation, and we have viruses to thank. If only this one time.
Posted April 12, 2006
Think the bull market in oil & gas is over? Think again. As you know, we've already made a boatload in the sector. Readers who bought Storm Cat Energy when I originally recommended it are up over 1,000%. I've received dozens of letters from grateful su
Posted April 11, 2006
You can count on two things when the government realizes the truth of an impending crisis: 1) Deny and pacify in order to avoid an all-out panic and revolt; and 2) the public and mass media to go along with the folly.
Posted April 10, 2006
Scotland is in transition. A recently instituted smoking ban finds Edinburgh bars emanating stale sweat and baked potato essence instead of the pleasant-by-comparison nicotine stench. Meanwhile in the hills and off the shores, the Scottish energy indust
Posted April 6, 2006
In the movie, "Back to the Future," Marty McFly (Perhaps Michael J. Fox's best role aside from Joe Rasnick in 'Light of Day') watched in awe as his mentor, Doc Brown dumped shriveled banana peels and skunked cerveza into a 'Mr. Fusion' - a waste-to-fuel c
Posted April 4, 2006
A few weeks ago in Energy and Capital we discussed the production decline in Mexico's Cantarell oil field, one of world's largest and most important resources.
Posted April 3, 2006
Never doubt the potential for great thoughts to be buried by history. In France, the leaders of the Fifth Republic are pushing for a nuclear renaissance while their own solar baby cries in the bulrushes.