The latest IEA World Energy Outlook

All International Energy Agency (IEA) scenarios show renewables growth won’t deliver a climate cure. None of the scenarios in the latest IEA World Energy Outlook show renewables growing fast enough to meet global climate goals is elaborated on by Jason Deign on November 13, 2018. Gloomy Prospects in IEA’s Latest World Energy Outlook   Under current […]

Development of Shale Gas in the Algerian South-Western basins

In Algiers, the official press agency APS announced in a communiqué that the CEO of SONATRACH, the Algerian State oil company signed an agreement with British Petroleum and Equinor of Norway representatives on the exploration and development of Shale Gas in the Algerian South-Western basins. Meanwhile, in the US where Shale Gas production has managed […]

People’s Rebellion is the only way to fight Climate Breakdown

There seems to be some race between the USA and Europe with France’s TOTAL that recently signed with Algeria a contract for a polypropylene plant in the country.  There were afterwards two days of public demonstrations in different localities close to the country’s oil bases in the South. Locals were out and about shouting out […]

What to do with the vastness of the Saharan Desert

This article is meant to be as informative about the problematics of consultation and decision making in Algeria as it is possible to muster at this conjecture. What to do with the vastness of the Saharan desert where large pockets of gas lay buried according to all known geological analyses for millennia. The strategic decision […]

What to do with the vastness of the Saharan Desert

This article is meant to be as informative about the problematics of consultation and decision making in Algeria as it is possible to muster at this conjecture. What to do with the vastness of the Saharan desert where large pockets of gas lay buried according to all known geological analyses for millennia. The strategic decision […]

U.S. shale oil drillers boosted by efficiency and drilling intensity

The Global Warming Policy Forum citing The Wall Street Journal on how The New Shale Tech That Terrifies OPEC has become reality where the U.S. shale oil drillers boosted by efficiency and drilling intensity, are lowering prices to a point that could soon hurt exporters like Saudi Arabia. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. […]

Bahrain joining the 100% Debt Club

Today’s Bloomberg article by Mohammed Sergie is on Bahrain joining the 100% Debt Club as a new member. It goes without saying that Bahrain although the smallest oil producer in the Persian Gulf countries and member of the GCC has nevertheless to fend for itself on its own. How much would the GCC lend a hand […]