Margin Notes

Court Battle Looms Over Russian Undersea Gas Pipeline to Europe

I wagered years ago that NS2 would not go in operation - I might…

Battery Reality: There’s Nothing Better Than Lithium-Ion Coming Soon

The more I look at it, the more the current battery crazy looks…

China's Far From Done With Coal as Regulator Eases New Plant Ban

China uses half of the coal burnt by the planet. You read that…

Trump Plan to Ship Natural Gas by Rail Stokes Fear of ‘Bomb Trains’

The worrywarts are riding again. LNG has a safety record that…

U.K. Power Grid Getting Ready for Life Without Gas Power Plants

No, come on, why stopping short of the real deal? What the UK…

Norway Is Walking Away From Billions of Barrels of Oil

For the moment, governments the world over seem to think that…

Russia Eyes Greater Energy Dominance as Novatek Taps Arctic

Yamal LNG caught more than one expert by surprise. Is it possible…

Shell Breaks Market Mold With Deal Linking Gas Prices to Coal

This makes a boatload of sense. Japan has two baseload electricity…

Electric-Car Era Threatens Firefighters With New Road Risks

Those fires are monsters. I was told by a fireman that they need…