RBN Energy: could the Alberta sands be the largest oil reservoir in the world?
The US Energy Information Administration ranks Alberta’s bitumen oil sands reserves second or third to those of Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. However, evidence from the field and new research indicate that Western Canada’s oil reserves are possibly far larger and could rival or exceed those of the Saudis or the Venezuelans. Today contributor Mike Priaro begins a two part series describing Western Canada’s vast bitumen resources.
The Wall Street Journal
Ukraine: looks like Putin, the ultimate community organizer, will take the Crimean by democratic referendum.
ObamaCare delayed two years.
SAT dumbed down; was losing market share to ACT.
Obama-controlled Senate rejects Obama judicial nominee.
Texas Tea Party with upset win:
In the primary race for lieutenant governor, a powerful position that helps set the state's legislative agenda, Dan Patrick, a Houston state senator and conservative radio personality, topped three-term incumbent David Dewhurst by 13 percentage points. Mr. Patrick has attracted tea-party support in part for his advocacy of stepped up enforcement against illegal immigration. Because neither claimed a majority of the vote, the two men will square off in a May runoff.This is a good story: Ukraine issues pressed Obama on natural gas exports. So, it's Dow Chemical vs the Ukraine.
Government investigates Government Motors: why the latter took 10 years to recall a safety issue.
GE gives CEO Immelt a pay raise, 2nd in 12 years.
The Los Angeles Times
Largest European predatory dinosaur named after author of Dinotopia.