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SAPVoice: Small Businesses Need To Think Big When It Comes To Digital Transformation  
While simple technology implementations and near-term results can generate strong results for small businesses, it is possible to be too focused.
SAP Guest, SAP http://www.forbes.com/sites/sap/people/sapguest/
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:54:00 -0400

Don't Expect Low Investment To Raise Oil Prices  
Fears that the reduction in upstream investment since the oil price decline will cause market tightness and a new price spike in 3-5 years are overblown and ignore the role of falling costs.
Michael Lynch, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaellynch/
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:11:00 -0400

Getting Up To Speed On The Keystone XL Pipeline  
After years of foot-dragging, President Obama rejected TransCanada's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Now it's back, and approval of the project is imminent.
Robert Rapier, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:30:00 -0400

Rolling Back EPA's Clean Car Standards Is Bad For America. Here's Why.  
As car makers ought to know, a reversal of fuel efficiency is ill-advised for reasons that go beyond pollution. To remain competitive in a global market increasingly dominated by China, they must invest in cleaner-running cars, period.
Environmental Defense Fund, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/edfenergyexchange/people/edfenergyexchange/
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:30:00 -0400

Why Rust Belt States Are Tackling Methane When Trump Won't  
Nobody raises an eyebrow when California takes steps to rein in air pollution – but what’s going on when conservative-leaning rust belt states such as Ohio and Pennsylvania are doing the same?
Environmental Defense Fund, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/edfenergyexchange/people/edfenergyexchange/
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:06:00 -0400

Why Automakers Don't Need Trump To Ease Fuel Economy Regulations  
Through their own ingenuity, the companies are already well on their way to achieving the targets, and they're doing it at a cost that's far less than anyone predicted.
Joann Muller, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:54:00 -0400

Keystone Pipeline To Cross Critical Barrier But Plenty More Obstacles Ahead  
The U.S. State Department is expected to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline by Monday -- a critical barrier to overcome, although there are plenty more such obstacles ahead.
Ken Silverstein, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/kensilverstein/
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:54:00 -0400

Imagining a World After Fossil Fuels  
Experts have argued for years over what the geopolitical consequences of climate change will be. Now we may have some answers.
Stratfor, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/stratfor/
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:50:00 -0400

Honda's Dogged Hydrogen Push Yields A Remarkable New Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan  
California’s skinny network of hydrogen fuel stations Clarity and its competitors need is growing, but diminishing federal support for green technology poses challenges
Alan Ohnsman, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/alanohnsman/
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:45:00 -0400

Dakota Pipeline Billionaire Slams Standing Rock Protests  
Kelcy Warren calls public backlash to the Dakota pipeline "unfair," and blames environmental groups for funding protests at Standing Rock.
Noah Kirsch, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/noahkirsch/
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:45:00 -0400

Charged Up - Electric Cars Are Morphing Into Many Species  
Vancouver-based Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corporation has developed an all-electric, single passenger vehicle - the SOLO. Released in late 2016, the SOLO may revolutionize how people commute in the urban world since it gets the equivalent of about 150 miles per gallon and doesn’t cost very much.
James Conca, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400

Mafia Reference In Racketeering Lawsuit Used To Lure Reporters, Accused Attorneys Say  
Attorneys accused of a “Mafia-style” racketeering scheme are fighting allegations they conspired to develop professional plaintiffs for the purpose of bringing class action lawsuits.
Legal Newsline, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/legalnewsline/
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:01:00 -0400

Upside Surprise: Oil Superstar Permian Keeps Delivering  
Since the fall of 2016, the Permian Basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico has seen one multibillion-dollar deal after the next. The current number stands at more than $23 billion in upstream deals… but nobody expects that to be the ceiling.
Mergermarket, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/mergermarket/
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:11:00 -0400

Shale Cost Reductions Are 10% Technology And 90% Industry Bust  
I am tired of hearing about the unbelievable impact of technology on collapsing U.S. shale production costs. The truth is that these claims are unbelievable. The savings are real but only about 10% is from advances in technology. About 90% is because of a depression in the oil industry.
Art Berman, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/arthurberman/
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:20:00 -0400

America's Biggest Gainer: Dakota Access Pipeline Billionaire Nearly Triples Net Worth  
Protesters at Standing Rock did little to impact the pipeline owner's stock price, which has nearly tripled this year.
Noah Kirsch, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/noahkirsch/
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:45:00 -0400

Oil Companies Got Into Fighting Shape Under Obama, Expect To Cash In Under Trump  
Nearly all energy companies expect to flourish as Donald Trump frees them from regulatory and economic headwinds, a leading consultant said at Stanford University, but those headwinds made them stronger.
Jeff McMahon, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffmcmahon/
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:03:00 -0400

Conflict Groups Find A New Boogeyman - Pipelines  
Anti-fossil fuel conflict groups have always needed a good boogeyman to use to stoke public fear in support of their fundraising efforts, and Fracking has begun to lose its power to fill that role. This has led to a shift in focus to pipelines, and Hilcorp just moved into the line of fire.
David Blackmon, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidblackmon/
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:54:00 -0400

The Security Illusion Of The New Airline Electronics Ban  
Lithium-ion batteries are a known fire hazard, which is why you're not allowed to pack spare batteries in your checked luggage. In the event a battery should catch fire, it would go undetected in the bowels of the airliner. Now in the name of security, TSA is increasing that safety risk.
Christine Negroni, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/christinenegroni/
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:52:00 -0400

To Make Its Climate Commitment A Success, BlackRock Must Focus On Methane  
BlackRock’s announcement puts them in-line with other investors already doing good work on climate risk.
Environmental Defense Fund, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/edfenergyexchange/people/edfenergyexchange/
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:12:00 -0400

Will The Trump Administration Stop The Progress On Hybrid and Electric Cars?  
Will the Trump administration stop the progress on hybrid/electric cars? This question was originally answered on Quora by Matt Wasserman.
Quora, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:53:00 -0400

Demand Falls In First 2017 California-Quebec Cap-and-Trade Auction, But Set To Rise Through 2020  
Demand fell for carbon allowances in the California-Quebec cap-and-trade program’s first auction of 2017. Much of explanation for this revolves around legal uncertainty regarding the future of the program, however new quantitative analysis also points to emissions allowance oversupply.
Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/energyinnovation/
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:36:00 -0400

How Will Elon Musk And Tesla Fix Australia's Electricity Issues?  
How will Tesla fix Australia's power issues? This question was originally answered on Quora by Ben Kelley.
Quora, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:34:00 -0400

In Bid To Improve Air Quality, Beijing Shutters Last Coal Plant  
Beijing no longer powered by coal.
Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Oil Markets - OPEC Restraint Needs To Stretch Into 2018  
Last year was the year to hitch a ride on oil, Brent near doubling to US$55/bbl from the Q1 lows. Investors piled into oil-leveraged equities through 2016, the MSCI Energy index surging 23% and outperforming the broader market by 18%.
Simon Flowers, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/woodmackenzie/people/simonflowers/
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:47:00 -0400

A New Controversy Rises As Oil Begins To Flow Through Dakota Access Pipeline  
As the Dakota Access Pipeline moves into its operational stage this week, yet another controversy surrounding the project has arisen: Who should help the State of North Dakota foot the bill for the $38 million in costs it incurred policing and cleaning up after the protests?
David Blackmon, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidblackmon/
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:21:00 -0400

The Importance Of U.S. Oil And Natural Gas Exports  
The ability of the U.S. to export oil and natural gas is growing. We are getting critical help from outside buyers, and Mexico is at the forefront.
Jude Clemente, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/judeclemente/
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0400

Harold Hamm  

Jude Clemente, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/judeclemente/
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0400

Petrobras Set To Lose $640 Million In Oil Asset Sale  
Petrobras proves once again is the atomic bomb of Brazil's economy.
Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:06:00 -0400

Inside A Real Brazilian Ghost Town  

Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:06:00 -0400