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U.S. Oil Production Set To Keep Rising

November 14, 2019

Via: Forbes

Along with slower global demand growth, surging U.S. oil production has been the primary bearish factor in the oil market. Per U.S. Department of Energy numbers, domestic crude output is at all-time records of 12.6 million b/d, some 80% of […]


EU Politicians Say Only Way To Save Climate Is A Trump Defeat in 2020

November 5, 2019

Via: Forbes

One year from today, the United States will become the only country in the world that is not a signatory to the 2015 Paris climate accord. That is, if Donald Trump gets his way. Yesterday the Trump Administration began the […]


Solar Roofs: Tesla Says The Sky Is The Limit

October 28, 2019

Via: Forbes

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is in the process of shutting off electricity to about 940,000 customers in Northern California — a trend that will continue as it fights wildfires and works to upgrade its network. But just as this […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US Exported More Oil Than it Imported For the First Time in Over 70 Years

November 18, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

Based on preliminary data and model estimates, EIA (US Energy Information Agency) estimates that the United States exported 140,000 b/d more total crude oil and petroleum products in September than it imported; total exports exceeded imports by 550,000 b/d in […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

Chinese nuclear heating project starts up

November 18, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

Shandong Nuclear Power Company (SDNPC) – a subsidiary of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) and the owner of Haiyang plant – announced on 15 November that, following a few days of trial operation, the demonstration district heating system had officially […]


Energy Consumption, World

Growth in global oil demand more than doubled in the third quarter, IEA reveals

November 15, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Global oil demand in the third quarter of 2019 grew by 1.1 million barrels a day, more than double the 435,000 barrels a day in the previous quarter, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). China […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, Energy Economics

EU To End All Fossil Fuel Lending In Two years

November 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

After months of contentious negotiations, the governing board of the European Investment Bank, the EU’s lending arm, voted yesterday to convert itself into a ‘climate bank’ – delivering a major policy promise of incoming EU Commission President Ursula Von Der […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

A Third Of All Americans Live Somewhere That Will Use 100% Green Energy

November 14, 2019

Via: Forbes

The clean energy movement is getting most of its traction nowadays at the local level, where cities and states are behind the sharp spike in demand for renewable energy. And now at least a dozen states and districts and 200 […]


News and Policies, State

California Emissions and Energy History

November 13, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

California has been able to decrease emissions by about 12% from 2000 to 2017. Most of this reduction was from shifting from coal use to natural gas. There was a drop of about 8% in the overall electricity from coal […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Can Integrated Value Chains Withstand Low Oil Prices?

November 13, 2019

Via: Forbes

Think back only a few years to 2015 – oil prices were at similar levels to today. The oil majors’ upstream financial performance was poor, but their downstream businesses saved the day for overall corporate results. The benefits of the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Study shows where global renewable energy investments have greatest benefits

November 12, 2019

Via: Science Daily Energy

Researchers measured two types of benefits — climate benefits (reductions in carbon emissions) and health benefits (decreased mortality attributable to harmful air pollution) — and developed a user-friendly model to compare how those benefits vary based on where renewable energy […]