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Will We Hold It Wednesday: S&P 2,000 Edition (Again)

Phil Davis | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Well, we've seen this movie before. I'd say "I told you so" but that's getting boring and, after all, the headline for yesterday's post was "Chi...

US Markets Race China to the Bottom: Can We Avoid Their Fate?

Phil Davis | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

There's no question about it, China is a disaster. Though officially down "just" 1.3% for the day, the Shanghai Composite fell 3% into the close, o...

Follow the Sand to the Real Fracking Boom

James Stafford | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
James Stafford

When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it's no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom.

The Driving Force Behind the U.S. Oil Boom

James Stafford | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
James Stafford

Behind the stardom of the explorers and producers who have put themselves on the revolutionary shale map and absorb most of the risk--are the service providers who make up a highly lucrative market segment.

Susan G. Komen Partners With Fracking Firm, Despite Possible Cancer Links

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

The breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure has entered into a year-long partnership with a major oil field services company, the blog Fuel ...

Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico Lease

Steve Horn | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogIn little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of In...

Who Really Controls Iraq's Oil Industry?

NY Times | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home

MOSCOW — When Iraq auctioned rights to rebuild and expand its oil industry two years ago, the Russian company Lukoil won a hefty portion — a field...