Fracking has enormous potential. But sooner or later the world will have to move away from oil and gas to renewable energy, says Bengt Saelesnminde.
Commodities: the MoneyWeek view
February 2014: A comeback for mining stocks? Growth is slowing in China, but the sector's uncertain prospects are now largely priced in. Miners have slashed costs, and sales should rise. Meanwhile, the demand-supply outlook for platinum and palladium is particularly encouraging.
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David Cameron and Alex Salmond battle it out over the question of Scotland’s North Sea oil reserves.
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New technology could unlock enough energy from the North Sea to fuel Europe for centuries. Matthew Partridge explains what it is, how it works – and how you could profit.
While gold may well climb higher in the short term, a price surge could be years away.
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Spurred on by the collapse in the price, the Chinese having been snapping up gold. From jewellery to bullion bars, the increased gold sales have pushed China up the rankings of the world’s largest consumers.