Oil is changing. Conventional oil resources are dwindling as tight oil, oil sands, heavy oils, and others emerge.
Cheap oil hurts OPEC member states in the short term. But Saudi Arabia has a long-term view, and the kingdom is trying to expand its share of the global oil market.
Oil is changing. The oils themselves, how they are extracted and processed, and the products into which they are made are shifting in substantial ways.
The Keystone XL pipeline is a canary in the mine. It is a warning of what’s to come.
As many economies across Asia are slowing, it is an opportune time to think strategically about physical resource limitations, associated environmental concerns, and evolving geopolitical realities.
Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming are stocked with about every type of unconventional oil known today. The states are also ground zero for new oil and water challenges.
American consumers, industries, and policymakers cannot allow themselves to be seduced by short-term, reactive thinking when it comes to oil.
Oils are changing. A more complex array of hydrocarbon resources is replacing conventional oils. The truth is that precious little is known about these new resources.
New policies can help promote the use of cleaner transport fuels. But as the European Union’s recent experience shows, they still face significant challenges.
There are four categories of crude oils that pose the biggest climate gamble. Unfortunately the market doesn’t necessarily and consistently factor in the environmental damage individual crudes cause.
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