This week guest writer Elisabeth Wiebusch discusses the challenges faced by Nigeria as they try to modernize their electricity grid.
Despite some reports, the rise in incidents involving the transport of crude by rail is unrelated to the actions of environmental activists who work to block pipelines. Just ask them. Robert Rapier discusses the latest train derailment and fire, and explains why we transport oil by rail.
With oil prices in the mid-$40′s and plummeting, Robert Rapier stepped out on a limb and predicted they would not reach $40/bbl before turning back up. Near the end of January, that’s exactly what happened.