Petrodollars & US dollar

Oil prices a speculative bubble? Not so fast!

Peter Pogany, Energy Bulletin

The breathtaking run-up in oil prices is linked to the crisis of world financial institutions. What the U.S. Government should not do.

archived July 1, 2008

Prices & speculators - June 28

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Paul Krugman: Fuels on the Hill (blame speculators?)
6 myths about oil speculators
Henry Liu: Flat-earther Thomas Friedman blind to oil facts

archived June 28, 2008

Energy policy - June 20

Staff, Energy Bulletin

German voters furious over surging energy prices (natural gas to rise 40%)
Joseph Stiglitz: Scarcity in an age of plenty
Oil: the anti-dollar

archived June 20, 2008

Geopolitics - June 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Iran's Ahmadinejad says oil price artificial
Brzezinski: Russia after BTC pipeline
Challenging the militarization of US energy policy

The politics of global food and energy crisis
Are they really oil wars?

archived June 18, 2008

The end of money?

Kurt Cobb, Resource Insights

What could wreck the world's currencies is a desire to offset the effects of the ever-tightening noose of resource scarcity caused by the approach of peak oil, the march of climate change, and the rapid industrialization of the Far East. The desire to offset these effects is already expressing itself through easy money policies and the financing of government expenditures through borrowing rather than taxation.

archived June 2, 2008

Prices - May 12

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Jad Mouawad: Politicians search for a solution to high oil prices, answers evade them
A peek behind the price at the pump (sinking dollar)
Mystery Indian analyst spooks world economy (Murti of Goldman Sachs)

archived May 12, 2008

Energy producers - May 4

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Bolivia takes over four energy companies

Iran’s yen for the euro
Kuwait minister:
Gulf States may end $ pegs

archived May 4, 2008

Geopolitics - May 1

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Michael Klare interview: global fight for oil
Why did Saudi Arabia let the dollar dip?

archived May 1, 2008

Oil & gas industries - Apr 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Iran dumps U.S. dollars in oil transactions

ExxonMobil row masks true green dilemma
Oil majors rapped over secrecy, corruption
Australia and natural gas - the future of fuel?

archived April 30, 2008

Oil & commodity prices - Apr 21

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Russian oil drop may be inflating prices
Weak dollar hits the poor
Why new oil price highs?
Surge in NG price stoked by new global trade

archived April 21, 2008