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Because tens of billions of investment dollars are at stake, the Outlook is not a picture of how we wish or hope the world will look, but how we expect it to.


Thinking about energy density

Posted: December 9, 2014 by Ken Cohen

An important way to think about the differences among fuels is in terms of energy density – the amount of usable energy that’s packed into a certain amount of space.

In 2013 natural gas from shale provided the largest share of the country’s natural gas supply – 40 percent of total natural gas production.


Economics 101 on Squawk Box

Posted: December 4, 2014 by Ken Cohen

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson offered an early morning tutorial on CNBC’s Squawk Box.

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