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Jul

25

Shales vs. Solar: An Investment Perspective

By Deborah Lawrence (formerly Deborah Rogers) There are many strident voices in the debate over energy. On the one hand, proponents of shale gas claim the extraction of natural gas from low porosity shale formations to be the energy panacea for which we have all been waiting. They have buzz words and sound bites such […]

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May

26

Has Occidental Petroleum Deliberately Duped Investors?

By Deborah Lawrence (formerly Deborah Rogers) You gotta love shales! I frequently refer to the sector as “the greatest show on Earth” due to the three ring circus exploits of shale operators. It is highly entertaining. And few things have been more entertaining recently than EIA’s admittance that there is simply very little oil in […]

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May

22

Are Shales A Bubble?

By Deborah Lawrence (Formerly Deborah Rogers) Hype works. Particularly when monetary and economic benefits are promised. Hype has been the primary tool used by the oil and gas industry with regard to shales and it has worked brilliantly. There is just one problem. When considering shale economic viability, hype was the only aspect that actually […]

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