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Does anyone know where I could access updated charts of natural gas prices?

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http://today.reuters.com/business/newsarti...toryID=nSP16752

U.S. oil surges $4, to record above $70, on hurricane

SINGAPORE, Aug 29 (Reuters) - U.S. crude oil futures surged more than $4 in opening trade on Monday, hitting a new record high above $70 a barrel after Hurricane Katrina forced Gulf of Mexico producers to shut in more than a third of their output.

Katrina, which strengthened into a rare, maximum power Category 5 hurricane as it spun through key oil and gas fields toward New Orleans, shut in a total 633,000 barrels per day

(bpd), according to company figures on Sunday.

It also forced the closure of seven refineries and a major U.S. crude import terminal.

Crude oil futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange

(NYMEX) surged as high as $70.80 a barrel, up $4.67 a barrel, as traders feared lasting damage could further strain an industry that has struggled to keep up with demand for two years.

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If the Americans controlled the oil in Iraq and Iran.

That's a big 'if'. They don't even control the oil in Iraq, let alone Iran... if Bush wanted cheap oil he'd have been better off just buying it from Saddam Hussein: invading Iraq is one of the reasons why oil is so _expensive_ now.

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That's a big 'if'. They don't even control the oil in Iraq, let alone Iran... if Bush wanted cheap oil he'd have been better off just buying it from Saddam Hussein: invading Iraq is one of the reasons why oil is so _expensive_ now.

O well... I've learned something new tonight! and there was I thinking it was

all about (missing) oil.

So it was about getting rid of Saddam Hussein after all. <_<

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Soon be time to get those old coal seams reopened.

Can't build new Nuclear that quickly.

When this whole oil thing comes home to roost more quickly than previously imagined watch how "Global Warming" will have to take a back seat.

No pollitician is going to survive suggesting Shaker's "woolly jumpers".

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Soon be time to get those old coal seams reopened.

Can't build new Nuclear that quickly.

When this whole oil thing comes home to roost more quickly than previously imagined watch how "Global Warming" will have to take a back seat.

No pollitician is going to survive suggesting Shaker's "woolly jumpers".

Exactly. Coal has a bigger future than most are willing to acknowledge. A MUCH bigger future.

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Weren't most of the coal mines flooded when they were closed? What will be the cost to reopen them?

thats not a problem we can use that water to eliviate the forthcomming hose pipe ban...

Slight change in direction but why dont the water board make bigger resovoirs?

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Weren't most of the coal mines flooded when they were closed? What will be the cost to reopen them?

I was thinking in worldwide terms. The industry worldwide is in the midst of massive expansion right now mostly to meet rising demand in China.

Anyone who thinks that greenhouse gas emissions are actually going to be cut is, in the absence of an economic collapse, simply wrong.

A few UK mines full of water will not greatly change this although it may encourage more industry to shift elsewhere. The UK might simply import coal...

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I was thinking in worldwide terms. The industry worldwide is in the midst of massive expansion right now mostly to meet rising demand in China.

Anyone who thinks that greenhouse gas emissions are actually going to be cut is, in the absence of an economic collapse, simply wrong.

A few UK mines full of water will not greatly change this although it may encourage more industry to shift elsewhere. The UK might simply import coal...

Most new coal-fired plants are fairly clean, are they not? The Chinese plants may not be so efficient.

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DO you lot not sleep?

I recharge for about 30 minutes a day, its all the excitement of hometrack going negative yoy, that spot of bad weather and the impact it will have on oil prices, and the fact its bank holiday monday.

On that note im going to go recharge ha

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