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Clyde Russell

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Natural gas looks like the IEA’s big winner, but threats abound

There was something for everyone in the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) latest world energy outlook, but supporters of coal, renewables, and oil and gas are all likely to take away the wrong messages.

November 16, 2018

Will shale gas decimate China’s toy makers?

LAUNCESTON, Australia: Such is the impact of the shale gas revolution in the US that it’s quite possible that babies born today will no longer play with plastic dolls and cars made in China.

March 29, 2013

Major miners yet to be rewarded for prudence

LAUNCESTON, Australia: It seems the big miners are damned if they do and damned if they don’t, as investors have yet to reward their new-found commitment to spending discipline as the commodity boom matures.

March 22, 2013