Tag Archive: Energy

Apr 21

Greece in the arms of Russia and China

Following the “suggestion” from rhe Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schauble who said the Greeks are free to pursue deals with Russia and China as they rush to avoid an impending bankruptcy, the Greek Government is to sign an agreement with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, after the many deals China closed in logistics and industry …

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Jan 22

Europe: Horizon 2020 Calls for SMEs’ Innovation

Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps The aim of the call is to facilitate the interaction of potential investors with innovative SMEs and small midcaps participating in FP7 or Horizon 2020, together with preparing firms and entrepreneurs to negotiate more effectively with such investors. In a complementary manner, investors will be trained to better …

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Jan 12

Finite resources in a finite World

Gail Tverberg tries to answer why a finite World may be a problem… read more about the economic implications of finite resources.

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Dec 05

Europe: Calls

Audiovisual MEDIA 2007 — Development, distribution, promotion and training Support for the transnational distribution of European films. The ‘automatic’ scheme 2013 aims to: encourage and support the wider transnational distribution of recent European films by providing funds to distributors, based upon their performance on the market, for further reinvestment in new non-national European films; encourage …

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Mar 12

First gas extraction from methane hydrate

A Japanese energy explorer said on Tuesday it extracted gas from offshore methane hydrate deposits for the first time in the world, as part of an attempt to achieve commercial production within six years. (Reuters) Methan hydrate is an interesting source of energy, due to its high energy density: one cubic meter of combustible ice …

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Mar 03

Lower estimates of 2013 global oil demand

The estimate of global oil demand has been slithly lowered to 90.7 (mb/d) in 2013, following downward revisions to the International Monetary Fund’s forecast of economic activity, the IEA said in its February Oil Market Report. Crude oil futures breached nine-month highs in early February, propelled by stronger economic signals from China and the United …

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Mar 03

Five possible energy surprises in 2013

Low probability scenarios are described by Kurt Cobb in his blog. They have few chances to happen, but would surprise the experts and markets. The scenarios include extreme hypothesis about oil prices from 30$ to 200$. Read the article here.

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