Chron Energy Newslinks | 12.29.09 | Iraq could challenge the Saudis, Colonial Pipeline plays it safe.

• Time for another Russian natural gas dispute.

• Putin launches new oil route to Asia via Siberia.

• Iraq could challenge Saudi Arabia oil output if…

• Seoul used political clout, financial saavy for big nuclear power win.

• Could the car of the future be made from paper?

• Electric car co. to leave U.K. for Denmark due to lack of government support.

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• An upside to melting glaciers: unfrozen tasty treats!

• Pakistan energy crisis grows without Iranian gas line, notes Tehran Times.

• Colonial Pipeline marks seven years without a lost-time accident.

• How can Long Beach, Calif. solve its budget woes? By drilling for oil.