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  • OPEC flexes its muscle
    Led by Janet Yellen and oil prices, markets endure rocky week
    The Dow ended a volatile week with an modest 26-point gain on Friday. This came after a roller coaster week that saw wide swings in both directions. On Thursday the Dow rose 421 points just one day after Fed Chair Janet Yellen, announced that...
  • Behind the energy price plunge
    Behind the energy price plunge
    It's becoming exceptionally apparent that the fracking boom is dramatically increasing fossil fuel production. Couple that with geopolitical strategies and you've got the making for cheap oil.While running for president in 2011, Michele...
  • U.S. harming their own as domestic oil companies feel pain in lower oil prices
    U.S. harming their own as domestic oil companies feel pain in lower oil prices
    While the ramifications of a U.S.- Saudi Arabian 'secret oil' deal conflict with OPEC's recent stance in holding oil production levels the same, a collateral effect is taking place for American oil producers and servicing companies who...
  • Gas prices are rising: How high will they go?
    Gas prices are rising: How high will they go?
    Gas prices are rising again and it has people wondering. Why are gas prices going up? And how high will gas prices rise this time? In California, Los Angeles is already hit with $5 gallon gas. San Diego County’s average gas price has reached...
  • Gas prices
    US economic sanctions against Iran corresponds to rise in gas prices in America
    During the last several months, world oil prices increased and remained high because of the US-led West's heightened tensions against Iran. “The world need oil, and Iran has it to sell at prices cheaper in many cases than OPEC which has...
  • Tar Sands
    Forget keystone pipeline: Ex-oil man T-Boone Pickens has a better plan
    On Thursday, Republicans in the U.S. Congress, who have spent weeks trying to get approval for the Keystone XL pipeline in exchange for payroll tax cut extensions, were still determined to block any progress, while Americans continue to struggle...
  • Newt Gingrich
    Trump debate: Gingrich's free trade baggage vs Donald's endorsement
    According to an article published in USA Today, Sunday, December 4, 2011, Newt Gingrich, budding GOP frontrunner for the 2012 presidential is first to accept an invitation to a Trump debate, a belated Christmas gift to conservatives from The...
  • Obama Suprised
    Obama's Ohh S!*t moment
    Two things happened in the world today that should be of concern for all Minnesotans and the country at large. It was reported on the Glen Beck radio program on KTLK today that the country has reached its debt limit. “Treasury Secretary Tim...
  • Delco gas prices rise
    Delco gas prices surge; Obama says "Trade your car in"
    The latest buzz consuming local and national headlines appear to have the recurring theme…out of control gas and oil…residents are asking “when will it stop?” “Why aren’t we drilling for oil?” asked Sam...
  • President Obama At Georgetown university
    Good morning Panama City, does what the government is doing make sense? Part 7
    I have talked about energy independence a lot, but it is even more important than runaway spending, or big budget deficits. With recent events it has become obvious just how important our lack of an energy policy really is.The government will...
  • Offshore Platform Holly, South Ellwood Field, CA. Credit: doe.gov
    Our deadly energy choices, part two: Oil
    I can't start a series on energy sources without first talking about oil. Oil is by far our largest supplier of energy. It currently meets about 35% of the world's energy needs. According to the US Energy Information Administration, the US...
  • Sunrise or Sunset
    Good morning Panama City, best guesses for the new year
    About this time of year all of the soothsayers and prognosticators come out and make predictions for the New Year. Let’s take a stab at it ourselves and we will see how our results stack up against the professionals.First, what do we...
  • Expect oil prices to rise as OPEC chooses to leave production unchanged
    Expect oil prices to rise as OPEC chooses to leave production unchanged
    There are several factors contributing to the current rise in oil, but don't expect OPEC to make any accommodations as they decided to leave production unchanged after their weekend meeting in Ecuador.Recently, inflation due to the devaluing...
  • 5 REASONS FOR NIGERIA REVOLUTION  BEFORE 2014
    5 REASONS FOR NIGERIA REVOLUTION BEFORE 2014
    5 REASONS FOR NIGERIA REVOLUTION BEFORE 2014(1) Interest in Nigerian oil originated in 1914 with an ordinance making any oil and mineral under Nigerian soil legal property of the Crown, by 2014 if Shell remains a power broker in Nigeria supporting...
  • An Oil Spill Clean-up.
    Public, in Split with Government and Media, Still Supports Offshore Drilling
    The US is experiencing one of its worst oil spills in 30 years due to the Deepwater Horizon rig blast in the Gulf of Mexico. As a result, over the last several days websites, TV newscasts and newspaper front pages have bombarded Americans with...