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Jan

29

Wall Street Banks Will Profit From Shales…Again

By Deborah Lawrence (formerly Deborah Rogers) Shales have always had a problematic business model. They decline too rapidly. The recovery efficiencies are very poor averaging a mere 6.5% in direct contrast to recovery efficiencies in conventional plays of about 75-80%. The wells are quite expensive and perhaps most damning of all, most of the companies […]

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Jan

28

Top 10 Clean Energy Predictions for 2015: BNEF

This is a fantastic piece from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Top 10 clean energy predictions for 2015. Link

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Jan

27

Understanding LNG Export Profit…or Loss

LNG exportation has been a hot topic for some time. Using a simple metric called the 6:1 rule which was first set forth by economists at the Dallas Fed, one can determine the approximate per barrel cost needed by exporters to make a profit off LNG. This is done by estimating the BTU equivalency between […]

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