Top

LATEST PUBLICATIONS



Despite Qatar’s Exit, OPEC+ Still Holds The Oil Price Cards

December 6, 2018

Via: Forbes

Monday’s announcement by Qatar that it is leaving OPEC does not spell the end of that organization, or really do it much harm. But, coming as it does on the heels of the recent 30% drop in global crude prices, […]


Iraq may be on the cusp of a major revenue windfall from oil

November 29, 2018

Iraq may be on the cusp of a revenue windfall after losing billions of dollars annually due to its insufficient oil production facilities, according to investors. International energy executives have been clinching new contracts to develop the hydrocarbon-rich country’s energy […]


Saudi Arabia And The Future Of Oil Prices: Look To What Robots Will Do, Not What Trump Tweets

November 19, 2018

Via: Forbes

For those who think – or hope — we’re nearing the end of the age of oil, look no further than today’s media preoccupation with whether or not Saudi Arabia might cut production to manipulate price upwards. The enduring issue, […]


Energy Economics, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

New Home Solar Laws Could Triple US Solar Base By 2045

December 4, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

If other states follow the California proposal to require solar on all new home builds, the United States could have three times as much solar power as it does now, reckon analysts at Environment America who have produced a new […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Innovative approach cuts risk to pipeline owners, operators and the environment

December 4, 2018

Via: Energy Global

As mass transport facilities, often over long distances, pipelines must fulfil strict requirements for safety, availability and environmental protection – and for good reason. According to US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), about 11 462 pipeline incidents […]


News and Policies, World

Qatar quitting OPEC means the oil cartel is now just a ‘two-member organization,’ oil analyst says

December 3, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The future of OPEC is on shaky ground, an analyst told CNBC on Monday, after Qatar abruptly announced it would sever ties with the influential oil cartel after almost six decades. Qatar’s Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi said at a news […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Ultra Low Carbon Marine Fuel Passes Tests in Northern Europe

December 3, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Dutch low-carbon marine fuel supplier GoodFuels Marine reports successful trials of their zero-emission Bio-Fuel Oil with Danish shipping company Norden A/S. The trials took place in Northern Europe and involved hundreds of metric tons of the fuel. Bio-Fuel Oil was […]


News and Policies, World

OPEC meeting marks the ‘toughest test yet’ for Saudi-Russia energy alliance, analysts say

November 30, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The energy alliance between OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC heavyweight Russia faces its “toughest test yet” next week, analysts have told CNBC, ahead of a much-anticipated meeting between the influential oil cartel and its allies. OPEC and non-OPEC members […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Looking For Open Standards In Oil And Gas Automation

November 30, 2018

Via: Forbes

As part of its drive to improve operational efficiency the oil and gas sector has been looking at standardization as a vital tool. There has been good progress in several areas, but one key segment of the industry is lagging, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New catalyst produces cheap hydrogen fuel

November 29, 2018

Via: Science Daily Energy

“The Australian Government is interested in developing a hydrogen export industry to export our abundant renewable energy,” said Professor O’Mullane from QUT’s Science and Engineering Faculty. “In principle, hydrogen offers a way to store clean energy at a scale that […]