1. NATURAL GAS
Deep-sea technologies proposed for shale drilling
A key technology frontier for the shale gas industry will be found in an unlikely place -- 10,000 feet down at the bottom of the sea -- according to a leading global equipment supplier to the drilling industry.
Shuttered gas field could see new life with Iran negotiations
As Western powers prepare to negotiate with Iran this month in Geneva, energy companies are watching closely for signs of a diplomatic breakthrough that could free up production in the petroleum-rich country.