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Entries by Jeffrey Rubin from 06/2010

A Moratorium on Supply Growth

| Posted 06.01.2010 | Business

President Obama's recently announced moratorium on deep-water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is effectively a freeze on growth in US oil production. A...

Gulf Oil Disaster Doesn't Make the Tar Sands Green

| Posted 06.08.2010 | Green

Tar sands producers and others are promoting tar sands oil as an ecologically-friendly alternative to the environmental risks of another deep-water oil spill. How low the bar has fallen.

What's Plan B?

| Posted 06.14.2010 | Business

America's Plan A for the future of its oil supply was shaky to start with. Hurricanes, and the devastation they've brought to offshore oil platforms i...

No Global Solutions at G20

| Posted 06.22.2010 | Business

Those countries that have room for further fiscal stimulus are precisely those whose economies don't require it, while the economies that are in desperate need of it don't have the budgets to pay for it.

A Knockout Blow to Gulf Production

| Posted 06.29.2010 | Business

Whether Hurricane Alex hits the Gulf oil spill or not, it's only a matter of time before one will. In case you'd forgotten, blow-outs of deep-water wells aren't the only strike against Gulf of Mexico oil production.