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Chemical, Conventional Fuels

A Hand Writing on the Wall for Natural Gas

December 12, 2017

Via: CleanTechnica

We have seen the fall of coal. The Dow Jones Coal Index, which stood at over 723 at its high in 2008, was down over 94% to 41.36 on December 8. Just as telling, all of the companies that were […]


News and Policies, State

National Grid and AutoGrid Test Demand Response for Natural Gas in New York

November 21, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Demand response in the electricity sector is now worth billions of dollars and over 30 gigawatts of capacity in the United States. It’s a useful tool for utilities and grid operators trying to manage the real-time balance of supply and […]


Energy Consumption, World

Continuous disruption is new normal for oil and gas industry, Baker Hughes CEO says

November 14, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Continuous disruption in the oil and gas industry should be viewed positively, Baker Hughes CEO Lorenzo Simonelli said Tuesday. Speaking at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition Conference (ADIPEC), Simonelli said, “We have to look at disruption as being our […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Tight Oil’s Impact On Global Gas Markets

October 24, 2017

Via: Forbes

Cheap Henry Hub gas, more competitive US LNG The intensifying drilling up of the Permian Basin in Texas isn’t just delivering rapid growth in tight oil. There are huge volumes of gas too, the effects of which are rippling out […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Commentary: The environmental case for natural gas

October 23, 2017

Via: International Energy Agency

This commentary is a preview of new and original analysis that will be published in the forthcoming World Energy Outlook 2017, released on 14 November, which includes a detailed focus on natural gas. This excerpt addresses some of the key […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

OPEC chief says global oil demand will pass 100 million barrels per day by 2020

October 19, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

OPEC General Secretary Mohammad Barkindo said Thursday that oil markets are rebalancing at “an accelerating rate” and that he foresaw “no peak” for oil demand for “the considerable future.” Speaking at the Oil & Money conference in London, Barkindo said […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

Princeton Grads’ Energy Startup Provides Power To Native Americans Protesting Oil Pipeline

October 12, 2017

Via: Forbes

The concept of using a pipeline to transport oil and gas isn’t complex. It’s not much different to the pipes that carry water from household to household. And for decades the oil and gas industry has used pipelines to transport […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

US gas bulls beware

September 15, 2017

Via: Petroleum Economist

US gas production has been stronger than expected. The market will be hoping for a scorching summer and a quick ramp up of LNG facilities The market has turned against US gas price bulls, again. Production is rising again from […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil firms as US Gulf refineries restart, dollar softens

September 7, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Brent oil prices firmed on Thursday, hovering near 3-1/2-month highs as U.S. refiners restarting after Tropical Storm Harvey increased their crude processing and the U.S. dollar declined. Brent crude futures were up 39 cents at $54.59 a barrel by 0921 […]


Energy Economics

United States Expected to Become a Net Exporter of Natural Gas This Year

August 11, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

EIA’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook projects that the United States will export more natural gas than it imports in 2017. The United States has been a net exporter for three of the past four months and is expected to continue to export […]


News and Policies, U.S.

In New Trend, U.S. Natural Gas Exports Exceeded Imports in 3 of the First 5 Months of 2017

August 9, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

The United States exported more natural gas than it imported in February, April, and May of 2017 according to the latest EIA’s Natural Gas Monthly. The United States has been a net natural gas importer (on an average annual basis) for […]


Energy Consumption, World

IEA sees global gas demand rising to 2022 as US drives market transformation

August 3, 2017

Via: International Energy Agency

The global natural gas market is undergoing a major transformation driven by new supplies coming from the United States to meet growing demand in developing economies and industry surpasses the power sector as the largest source of gas demand growth, […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Natural Gas Generation Peak Lower Than Last Summer So Far

July 28, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Natural gas generation reached its highest daily level for the year so far, though power burn remains lower than last year, according to the Energy Information Administration. Peak daily power burn reached 41 billion cubic feet on July 20, though 2016 […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Will U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Find A Market In Asia?

July 24, 2017

Via: Forbes

The short answer to the question posed is…yes….it already has. After 18 months of exporting, some 35% of all U.S. LNG has reached Asia. It’s clear that the Asian giants want to reduce their coal over-reliance by using more natural gas. I’ve documented […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables Industry Learning from Oil and Gas Insights

July 21, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

The way the world thinks about renewable energy has transformed. It is no longer just a concept but a reality, and interest in renewable energy is growing globally. With much of the world looking for fossil-free energy sources, wind power […]