Russia Aims To Dominate Middle East Energy

I’ve been writing a lot lately about Russian energy firms expanding worldwide. With Rosneft having been particularly active — striking critical deals in spots like India and Egypt the last few months. And this week Rosneft and fellow Russian energy gia…

U.S. Resources Set For Record Breaking Resurgence

Lots of natural resources news in America this week, with big opportunities opening in mining and energy in several spots across the country.  The highest-profile happening was a new offshore petroleum lease sale — announced last Tuesday by the Departm…

Oil Majors Go All-In On This Emerging Hotspot

China continued to cement its growing resource relationship with Brazil this week. With reports emerging that a Chinese consortium will bid to construct a 1,100 km, $3.9 billion railway to transport grain from Brazil’s central-west region to the northe…

Oil Majors Go All-In On This Emerging Hotspot

China continued to cement its growing resource relationship with Brazil this week. With reports emerging that a Chinese consortium will bid to construct a 1,100 km, $3.9 billion railway to transport grain from Brazil’s central-west region to the northe…

2 Red Flags For The World’s Top Shale Play

A lot of activity the past few days in Pennsylvania: home of the Marcellus shale, arguably the world’s best-performing unconventional natural gas and liquids play right now. And it looks like things could get more complicated for drillers here going fo…

World Class Copper Auction Draws Major Interest

Copper prices have been on a tear the last few weeks — rising over 10 percent since late September, to a recent 3-year high above $3.20 per pound.  And that’s apparently getting big miners interested in big copper projects again.  That was the word fro…

World Class Copper Auction Draws Major Interest

Copper prices have been on a tear the last few weeks — rising over 10 percent since late September, to a recent 3-year high above $3.20 per pound.  And that’s apparently getting big miners interested in big copper projects again.  That was the word fro…