As the scales of time tip toward the latter half of February, spring is not just in the air, but in the step of crude oil and natural gas prices.
Crude is receiving continued support from the seemingly omnipresent influences of a Greek debt woe resolution and simmering geopolitical tension. As for natty, an above-consensus storage withdrawal and the prospect of production cuts is spurring on short-covering this week.
That’s enough from me now, let’s hit up the chow:
–Is there really so much shale gas in the ground?
–The next American oil boom.
–Quiztime: Guns n’ Roses song or book at the CVS checkout?
–Seven ways to cut down on trash.
–A pro Keystone XL rant to consider.
–Goats can form accents (h/t matt lee)
–The sudden sharp collapse of Canadian and North Dakota oil prices.
–11 charming thank you letters from famous people.
–The hidden US oil export boom.
–How bees tell hornets to buzz off.
–12.4% of Europe’s power now comes from renewable energy.
–100 years of natural gas.
–12 ways being cheap will cost you.
–‘Electric’ isn’t the only green car solution.
–Swiss man replaces broken car heater with wood-burning stove.
The Burrito Deluxe Award of the Week goes to Burrito buddy Daniel Lacalle, who is featured in this great Bloomberg article about how the peak oil scare is fading…nice one!
The Burnt Burrito Award of the Week goes to those companies who keep jawboning about natural gas production cuts. Cut up and shut up!
Have a lip-smacking weekend!