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Cramer: The biggest problem in the oil space is creating some great investments

“But the lack of international drilling creates a unique domestic opportunity, even as it poses a problem if oil prices continue to rise, Cramer argued” writes Elizabeth Gurdus for cnbc.com. If you ask Cramer, oil-rich nations should be re-investing the gains they’re seeing from rising oil prices into exploring and drilling for more crude.There’s a problem brewing in the oil space, but CNBC’s Jim Cramer says it represents an opportunity for investors, not a reason to run.”By this point in the cycle, all of these countries should be spending fortunes…

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Jeremy Hunt Reveals He Backs Legalising Use Of Medicinal Cannabis Oil

“Jeremy Hunt has said he supports changing the law to allow the use of medicinal cannabis oil after the drug was confiscated from a mother bringing it into the UK to treat her epileptic son” writes Ned Simons for huffingtonpost.com. Hunt was speaking after Home Secretary Sajid Javid intervened at the weekend to provide a 20-day licence allowing 12-year-old Billy Caldwell to be treated with cannabis oil for his epilepsy.But his latest supply was confiscated as his mother attempted to bring it back from Canada.Caldwell’s condition became “life-threatening” on Friday…

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How Badly Will Rising Oil Prices Hurt The Airline Industry?

“The first-quarter earnings season was a mixed bag for major airlines, a tick-up in oil prices being a downer” reports etfdailynews.com. Oil prices play a crucial role in the airlines’ cost structure.Since crude prices have steady this year as evident from the 9.8% year-to-date jump in WTI crude ETF United States Oil (USO – Free Report) , airlines should be on guard. Source: etfdailynews.com Share This:

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This compact essential oil diffuser plugs into any USB port and is the travel companion I never knew I needed

“Please consult this resource by the ASPCA and contact your vet for more information on using essential oils around your pets” writes Connie Chen for businessinsider.com. From seed cultivation to distillation and quality-control testing, it’s dedicated to bringing you truly pure essential oils, with nothing added and nothing removed.To use it, first remove the dripper plug from your essential oil bottle.The brand also offers a variety of other affordable single oils, oil blends with specific use functions such as Focus or Calming Sleep, and roll-on oils. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Oil’s Boom-and-Bust Cycle May Be Over. Here’s Why

“The traditional boom-and-bust cycles of oil prices may be gone forever, replaced by less extreme price fluctuations that are more difficult to predict” reports hbr.org. That means difficult decisions lie ahead for independent shale producers, national oil companies, and the major integrated companies.In November, United States’ crude oil production exceeded 10 million barrels per day for the first time since 1970, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).More recently, Poland signed its first ever contract for US crude oil to diversify its supplies from Russia.These increasingly efficient survivors now…

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On Beauty: Small-Batch Botanical Oils, Made in Brooklyn

“Face and body oils became popular because of their unusual adaptability: They can effectively deliver moisture, vitamins and antioxidants to the face, body and hair” writes On Beauty for nytimes.com. Given their plant-based origins and promise of holistic health, the tendency is to imagine that these oils are made as close to nature as possible.Bouchardy, a self-proclaimed “ingredients obsessive,” makes scented oils that are just that — scents. Source: nytimes.com Share This:

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How Olive Oil Became Green Gold

“Olive oil is not what you think it is” writes Nicola Twilley for theatlantic.com. Olive oil was so critical to Greek and Roman culture that wars were fought over it and fortunes made, much like the petroleum sheikhs of today.The demand was equally enormous: Olive oil powered lamps and preserved and enhanced food, and it was used as an all-purpose medicine, a contraceptive—even an aphrodisiac.We speak to Rodrigo Almeida, a professor of environmental science at the University of California, Berkeley, to find out how worried we should be about the…

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