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Did oil kill the dinosaurs?

What killed the dinosaurs? It's a question as old as – well the dinosaurs themselves, and one that everyone from school children to scientists have been asking for decades.

Why lithium will see another price spike this fall

Although the price trajectory of the metal has been subdued in recent months, the fundamentals behind the long-term trajectory suggest strong potential for long-term growth.

Oil industry faces huge worker shortage

Bringing back all of that equipment and personnel is no easy task.

Morgan Stanley warns that rising rig count could undo the rally

Morgan Stanley’s warning that production from the new wells being drilled could prompt a reversal of forecasts that U.S. crude production is falling and will continue to fall.

Record lows instead of highs for gold prices in this key market

It appears that India’s gold buyers are still staying away from the market. In fact, the situation in terms of physical demand is one of the most dire ever seen in the country.

Bill Gates and other billionaires backing a nuclear renaissance

The positive side of nuclear energy definitely deserves more attention than it's currently getting.

Breakthrough in oil sands tech could transform the industry

MCW Energy positions itself on the right side of history, breaching a major gap between industry and environment and taking yet another step toward reaching new markets with its clean tech.

Long term outlook for Canadian oil sands looks bright

In mid-June CAPP released its annual Crude Oil Forecast, Markets and Transportation study. It is actually pretty good news considering the current state of the industry because it shows continued production growth through 2030.

Potash price surge could lead to higher food costs for billions

We are on the precipice of a food fight among 7 billion people, and potash will be right at the center of it.

Move over oil – lithium is the future of transportation

Just a few years ago, we would have scoffed at the idea that electric vehicles could be mainstream anytime soon, or that the global appetite for lithium-ion batteries and mass power storage would be so voracious, and so sudden.

Increase In U.S. rig count will not cap oil prices

The Catch 22 is if oil prices rise high enough to put drilling and service back to work then it won’t last long.

Uranium prices set to double by 2018

With prices set to double by 2018, we've seen the bottom of the uranium market, and the negative sentiment that has followed this resource around despite strong fundamentals, is starting to change.

Billionaire investors back a gold rally in 2016

It wasn't so long ago that some of the more famous investor gurus were shrugging off gold as nothing more than shiny trinkets with no investment value. They were wrong.

3 years of painful cuts sets markets up for serious supply crunch

Total global oil production could decline for the next several years in a row as scarce new sources of supply come online.

Think beyond oil and gold: Interview with Mike 'Mish' Shedlock

There are other plays. Think electric vehicles and even driverless cars. Find what's undervalued now and get in on some of the games that will dictate glorious future wealth.

What does the next OPEC meeting have in store?

The next OPEC meeting on the 2nd of June will act as little more than a forum for continued altercations between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Could China and India save the beleaguered coal markets?

Tectonic shifts in the global coal market are underway, posing a series of questions for traditional coal supply markets.

Why China is really dictating the oil supply glut

The Chinese urgency points to two things. China believes that crude oil prices will not remain at the current levels for long, and that a disruption is possible due to geopolitical reasons, which can propel oil prices higher.

Saudi Arabia releases ambitious plan to diversify economy

The "Vision for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" could radically transform Saudi Aramco, the Saudi economy, and the country's social structure.

What iron ore futures tell us about oil prices

With commodity prices falling precipitously during the last 2 years it has been a hard time for both commodity market analysts and commodity exporting countries’ finance ministers.

$85 crude oil by Christmas – an interview with Mike Rothman

Oil prices may be gyrating up and down, but Mr. Rothman provided some juicy clues for investors, highlighting some key near-term trends for crude oil.

Nuclear power under threat In New York

Cut greenhouse gas emissions in New York by 40 percent by 2050. A commendable goal. But two of the four nuclear power stations in the state may close down by 2017.

US lifted the crude oil export ban, and exports went…down

Just over three months after the authorities lifted the four-decade ban on crude oil exports, the U.S. has actually exported less this year than it did over the same period the year before, when the ban was still in place.

Current oil price rally reaching its limits

Oil prices have climbed by about 50 percent from their February lows, topping $40 per barrel. But the rally could be reaching its limits, at least temporarily.

$67 oil has all the majors converging here

Argentina offers one of the few places on earth where oil companies are not suffering from the full force of the collapse in prices.