Tag: markets

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Markets Ignore President Trump’s Anti-OPEC Rhetoric At Their Own Peril

April 25, 2018

Via: Forbes

Sometimes a tweet is just a tweet. But with the current president of the United States, you never know. That’s why oil markets shouldn’t ignore President Trump’s recent anti-OPEC missive on Twitter. “Looks like OPEC is at it again. With […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

LPG glut shocks market, oil traders lose millions

July 20, 2016

Via: American Energy News

Traders in the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) market face a “career-ruining” glut that has led to millions of dollars in losses as Chinese buyers, far from coming to the rescue, are in a stand-off with oil companies to cancel deals. […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Green bonds and solar investment: whats the future?

July 6, 2016

Via: PV Resources

Green bonds first appeared in the market in 2007, with initial issuance from development banks including the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the World Bank. Issuance really began to ramp up from 2012. Some US$2.6 billion was issued in that […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Oil prices above $50, buoyed by US stock draw

June 22, 2016


Oil prices rose in early Asian trading on Wednesday, with U.S. crude joining Brent above $50 a barrel after data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) showed a larger than expected draw on stocks. U.S. crude futures’ August contract, the […]

Energy Economics

Report: Emerging Markets More Attractive than EU, US for Renewable Energy Investment

June 10, 2016

Via: Renewable Energy News

Almost without exception, European markets slipped while less mature markets across Latin America, Africa and Asia continued their ascent, revealed the latest edition of the EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) report. Emerging markets now represent half of the […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Can $50M in Emerging Market Solar Help Unlock a Clean Trillion?

April 27, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

Unlocking $1 trillion in clean energy investment requires a new financial architecture capable of investing in, and scaling, an increasingly distributed world. One piece of that architecture took a significant step forward last week. Beyond the grid solar financier SunFunder […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil jumps on expectation that producers will agree output freeze

April 6, 2016


Crude futures jumped on Wednesday as hopes for an agreement among exporters to freeze output underpinned the market, although a persistent global oversupply and Iran’s plans to boost production pressured physical oil prices. Oil futures recovered from one-month lows to […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Why this alternative fuel faces bleak prospects

March 9, 2016

Via: CNBC energy

The liquefied natural gas market (LNG) has a big problem: supply of the commodity is expected to outstrip demand for rest of the decade, said an analyst Wednesday. The mismatch—bumper facilities coming on stream just as large buyers such as […]