solar energy
Solar energy farms are being seen in more and more locations around the globe as governments worldwide strive to undergo a green transition. Thanks to significant public and private investment into solar panel technology in recent decades, the technology has progressed significantly to allow solar power to be produced...
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and subsequent sanctions on Russian energy, the U.S. has increased its oil and gas production, as well as strengthened supply chains to overcome the shortage of other energy products. However, it still relies heavily on Russia for the uranium it needs to power...
crude export
A year or two ago, it looked likely that the U.S. would drop its sanctions on Iran as the two powers expected to agree on a new nuclear deal. However, neither side has been able to agree on the terms of a potential deal, which has left them at...
In one corner, we have the Whitehouse continuing to vilify oil and gas and praise “green new deal” initiatives. Among these is a push for increased investment in companies and funds which prioritize Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG). In the other corner, we have Texas Governor Abbott’s legislative response to...
venezuela flag
In October, the White House eased sanctions that it had been imposing on the Venezuelan energy sector since 2018 in a bid to stabilise oil prices and support the South American country in improving its economy. The agreement to ease sanctions was made on the assurance that President Nicolas...
There is one city in the U.S. that’s well known for its cinematography, its food scene, its tech giants, and its tourism, but not so much, for its oil, which is hidden behind false façades and artistic towers. Los Angeles has been hiding a dirty secret for decades, away...
Despite announcing aims to refill the U.S. strategic oil reserve by the end of the year, the Biden Administration has decided not to go ahead with its plan amid high oil prices. Following months of stable crude prices, the recent spike in the Brent Benchmark has led the government...
Is ESG Investing Dead?
Investing in companies that focus on their impact on the environment, on social issues, and on corporate governance (ESG) seems to be the focus of a newer generation of investors. This newer generation seems to care more about how companies are participating in socio-economic and environmental progress, than maximizing...
coal mining for article about emissions
With the COP28 summit behind us, the world’s climate leaders have targeted the coal industry as their latest mark in the global energy transition. A joint effort report paints a bleak picture of the international goal to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2030.  Coal being a...
oil prices soar
With Israel and Iran exchanging tit-for-tat strikes in an increasingly escalated fashion, the question remains large as to what will happen to the global supply of crude oil should the Middle Eastern conflict persist. With President Biden’s recent signing of a US Security Package aimed to increase pressure on...