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Energy Security – A summary

On March 12, 2014 By

Recent events both in the world and at home, have highlighted the need for a serious strategy to ensure energy security in all countries.   Ukraine/Russia […]

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China’s thirst for resources is causing concern in Latin America. Whilst there is no doubt that they are causing no more damage than the West […]

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The once great Exxon Valdez is being dismanteled in a ship yard in India. The Exxon Valdez is most famous for the giant oil spill that it caused […]

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Oil reserves in Venezuela are estimated to account for 17.9% of the world’s reserves, ahead of Saudi Arabia 16.1% and Canada 10.6%. This has geopolitical issues.  Venezuela has […]

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On the coast of Peru there have recently been over 3,000 dead dolphins wash up. The amount of lifeless dolphins washing up on the coast line of Peru […]

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An exploratory oil rig off the coast of Nigeria has produced a spectacular fire.  2 are missing and 152 others found.  This is the latest in a number […]

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An alliance of European local authorities, national governments, US film stars, Japanese shops, soft drink companies and Russian foundations have stepped in to prevent oil companies exploiting 900m barrels […]

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We don’t seem to hear much in the media about the Russian oil industry and their practices given their production. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ap-enterprise-russia-oil-spills-050153139.html      

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