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A-Z An Encyclopedia of declining oil prices

Having trouble keeping track of the multitude of factors affecting the price of oil and the buzzwords associated with them? We are too. Here’s an quick little Encyclopedia of terms relating to

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OPEC is bullish on Oil prices

OPEC’s Secretary-General Abdulla al-Badri sees a real possibility that oil prices could explode higher to upwards of $200 per barrel in the future. What he’s stating is that as the world slows its investments in oil production, something we’re intimately … Continue reading

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Chinese pay $15 Billion in takeover of Nexen

Ottawa approves $15B Chinese takeover of Nexen . Amid much controversy, it’s now official that the China National Offshore Oil Company has purchased Nexen. Ottawa also approved Malaysian state-owned company Petronas $6 billion purchase of Alberta‚Äôs Progress Energy.

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US Senators Visit Fort McMurray

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss and North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan wrapped up a tour of Alberta’s oilsands on friday morning. The premier, Ed Stelmach, flew to Fort McMurray with the trio of senators who are … Continue reading

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Toward a New Monetary Order

With all this talk and confusion about economics and which way we’re heading, here’s a little blurb from the SIX Swiss Exchange Bond Event in 2010. Toward a New Monetary Order – Thorsten Polleit – Mises Daily.

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Lunar Eclipse June 26th

For more than an hour this coming Saturday night, when the Earth passes between the Sun and the moon, only a fraction of the usual amount of light will reach the natural satellite. Bent by the Earth’s atmosphere, the only … Continue reading

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Municipality donates three fire trucks to Nicaragua

Regional Emergency Services has donated three retired pumper trucks to the country of Nicaragua, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo announced today. The three fire trucks have been used in the hamlets of Fort MacKay, Anzac and Conklin since 1995. … Continue reading

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North Korea Detonates – Nuclear Test

North Korea Goes Nuclear The North Korean nuclear test was the underground detonation of a nuclear device conducted on 25 May 2009 by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. This was its second nuclear test, the first test having taken … Continue reading

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