0 Feb 22 @ 10:53am by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

And we have made it to another Friday…phew! Oil prices have swiftly been brought back down to size by economic woes resurfacing – kick-started by a large sell order on Wednesday. Natural gas, meanwhile, has been unwilling to budge too far from the 200-day moving average as colder weather outlooks are negated by the prospect of higher absolute temperatures.  Snacks ahoy: 

–Fracking is the only way to achieve Obama’s climate change goals.

–Can straw provide China’s energy needs? (h/t Eric Bickel)

–25 cases of extreme laziness.

–Reducing your carbon footprint.

–Foreign investors buy up third world farmland.

–Disabled pig gets wheelchair, while pig is hired to train fire department.

–Unable to stop climate change, the EPA prepares for it.

–Why we’re obsessed with the zombie apocalypse.

–The five biggest lies on Wall Street.

–Woman shot by oven while trying to cook waffles (aka where not to store ammo).

–Platts proposes change to Brent benchmark.

–PWC study…Shale oil: The next energy revolution.

–Guard gets 2 years in prison for failing to protect Belarus from parachuting teddy bears.

The Burrito Deluxe Award of the Week goes to coffee. Apparently we drink a lot of it.

The Burnt Burrito Award of the Week goes to US coal plants – 60% of which are over 40 years old.

Have a recuperating weekend!

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