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IEA: China leads demand for natural gas

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, June 5 – Natural gas is headed for a bright future, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) projecting China to more than double consumption by 2017, while the U.S. will … Continue reading

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More Saudi oil, more unconventional gas coming

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 30 – Even as the International Energy Agency touted the coming Golden Era of Gas, Saudi Aramco released Aiming Higher, a review of 2011 showing the firm’s increased output of crude oil, with more … Continue reading

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U.S., China wage war of words over solar panels

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 28 – A war of words has broken out after China filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization in response to the earlier decision by the United States to impose anti-dumping penalties against Chinese solar … Continue reading

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Looking for a win-win in Baghdad

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 23 – At today’s talks in Baghdad between Iran and the so-called P5+1 nations – the U.S., Britain, France, China, Russia, and Germany – the best outcome would be a win-win situation for both … Continue reading

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U.S. deals blow to China’s solar industry

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 18 – Solar panels are at the center of a dispute between the United States and China, a dispute that grew shriller this week as the Department of Commerce slapped anti-dumping duties on the … Continue reading

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Oil under troubled waters

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 15 – China and the Philippines have temporarily staved off conflict in the South China Sea, with each country imposing a ban on fishing in the troubled waters. But no one said anything about … Continue reading

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Panetta: ‘The time has come’

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 9 – U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta yesterday made a convincing case for the Senate to ratify the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea, saying “the time has come” for … Continue reading

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