Category Archives: Energy markets

Iran Threatens To Close the Strait of Hormuz

Yves here.  A map of the Strait of Hormuz and environs seemed a useful addition. The danger, as the article insinuates, is that if things got that far, a conflict over the Strait of Hormuz would escalate into a full-scale conflagration. By Dr. Cyril Widdershoven, a long-time observer of the global energy market. Presently, he […]

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As Industry Pushes Billion-Dollar Fracked Petrochemical Projects, State Regulators Struggle To Keep Up

Fueled by fracking in the region, petrochemical and plastics projects in the Ohio River Valley are attracting tens of billions of dollars in investment, overwhelming state regulators who are unprepared and ill-equipped to oversee this next wave of industrialization.

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