Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Manufacturing of Energy

A coming change in energy provision, from extraction to manufacturing, that should reduce long-term energy costs Earlier this month Ben van Beurden, the Chief Executive of Royal Dutch Shell, made the following comments about the emerging energy business: “He contrasts … Continue reading

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Tengiz – A Colossal Bet

“My name is Ozymandias, king of kings Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!’ Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.”(1) Nothing lasts forever – … Continue reading

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Good Binge or Bad Binge? The Last Decade of Oil and Gas Investment

History is likely to view the last decade of conventional, mega-scale oil and gas investment as another bad commodity binge – but the “shale bubble” within it may turn out to be a good one, creating a price-responsive business model … Continue reading

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