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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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No faulty towers, if you please

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, June 4 – Will followers of the Bronte Sisters win out after all? Will the historically famous countryside near their family home be forever spared the view of wind towers as many literati and country … Continue reading

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Japan to continue to import Iran’s oil

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 29 – What gives? The incoming head of the Petroleum Association of Japan said the country’s oil industry will work with the government to make sure Iran’s oil continues to flow into the country … Continue reading

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Japan’s risky LNG strategy

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 25 – Liquefied natural gas has fast become the fuel of choice in Japan, a choice that looks to be extending into the future given the indecision of the country’s policy makers over the … Continue reading

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Crunch time for Iran

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 14 – International sanctions against sales of Iran’s oil are being felt in the Islamic Republic, a factor which many Western officials attribute to Tehran’s push for renewed talks over the country’s nuclear energy … Continue reading

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