Coal – Coal India's inability to supply adequate coal to India's electricity providers is causing power shortages in the energy-hungry nation.
Articles Tagged "energy"
Oil – What the "tree huggers" don't realize, says 321energy.com founder Bob Moriarty, is that "the BMWs they drive to anti-Keystone protests need fuel." But the pipeline supporters who expect that fuel to come from American sources are just as delusional, Moriarty asserts in his scathing interview with The Energy Report. That's why he's looking beyond North America for lucrative oil plays. Find out which international producers may be ideally positioned to supply an energy-hungry U.S., and why Moriarty believes oil should be taxed "to the limit."
Coal – Forbes reported that underground coal gasification, a technology that had introduced a viable energy alterative years ago as natural gas prices rose, but eventually lost favour in the face of cheaper shale gas, may be making a comeback.
Oil – Using new technology to access fossil fuels trapped in shale rock has effectively transformed the North American energy sector as a whole.
Uranium – CNBC reported on energy commodities trading for Wednesday.
In this week's column, Amine Bouchentouf examines the natural gas market, highlighting how low prices offer investors a prime investment opportunity.
Netherlands-based Symbid is seeing a growing number of players in the oil, gas, and solar sectors tapping crowdfunding for equity investment as the price of oil surges. At least five companies in the space are looking for crowdfunding, a method Symbid says also holds potential for junior miners looking to raise cash.
Platinum – Mining Weekly reported Marco Biffi is encouraging platinum miners to be more mindful of their energy use when it comes to air and cooling demands.
Moly – Investors looking to capitalize on the build-up of nuclear power don’t have to rely on uranium projects alone, as massive amounts of molybdenum will be needed for nuclear power reactors to strengthen the steel alloys used in their construction.
Silver – While supporters of the new CFTC rule expect it to prevent large firms from taking too large positions in commodities and causing inflated prices, there are those who caution that it will only push commodities investors to markets outside of the United States.