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Google announces US$150m renewables investment package

October 17, 2019

Google says it will spend US$150 million on renewable energy in regions where its products are manufactured, in a move it hopes will galvanise a further US$1.5 billion of investment. The news was revealed by Anna Meegan, head of consumer […]


The Oil And Gas Situation: Is The Industry Dying? Not Hardly.

October 8, 2019

Via: Forbes

In a famous scene from the 1971 film “Big Jake,” Richard Boone’s character, John Fain, responds to being shot by John Wayne’s character, Jacob McCandles, by saying, “I thought you were dead.” To which McCandles responds, “Not hardly.” It’s a […]


New Natural Gas Advocacy Group Hopes To Fill Void Once Occupied By Producers

October 2, 2019

Via: Forbes

A new non-profit advocacy group is planning to weigh in on behalf of U.S. natural gas, and many are wondering why natural gas producers are not doing that for themselves. The spokesman for the new group calling itself The Empowerment […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Slowing Permian Oil Supply Might Be Reversed Soon

October 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

Turmoil in the oil market is nothing new, and recent events in the Middle East, including the missile attack on Abqaiq and the apparent attack on an Iranian tanker, have overshadowed developments in the oil market fundamentals, but further out […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The Caribbean Shows the Way to a Renewable Future

October 14, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

In just a few short years, the focus at the annual Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation conference has shifted from issues around producing electricity from thermal capacity — usually oil — to what blend of renewable options are the best […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Hydrogen Could Become A $130 Billion U.S. Industry By 2050. It Could Also Be A Major Way To Cut Emissions

October 14, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

As countries seek to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while providing cost-effective energy to businesses and consumers, hydrogen is emerging as a key technology – and it could soon be a multi-billion industry in the United States. Two scenarios […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil prices jump more than 1% after Iran says two missiles struck one of its tankers

October 11, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices rose sharply on Friday morning after Iranian state media said that two rockets had struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea. Brent crude futures were up 1.4% at $59.93 a barrel, with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) […]


Energy Consumption, World

The World’s Largest Natural Gas Users And US LNG

October 11, 2019

Via: Forbes

Natural gas has become the go-to fuel globally to lower CO2 emissions and backup wind and solar, power sources that are naturally intermittent. The best modeling agencies confirm that gas demand increases under any practical energy policy scenario No wonder: […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Consumption, World

OPEC cuts oil demand growth forecast for a third consecutive month

October 10, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

OPEC trimmed its forecast for oil demand growth for the third month in a row on Thursday, citing weaker-than-expected data in the Asia Pacific region as well as advanced economies in the Americas. The move is likely to add to […]


News and Policies, State

California’s High Gasoline Prices Are No Accident

October 10, 2019

Via: Forbes

An October 8 CNN story about gasoline prices carried this headline: “California gas prices soar above $4, reaching the highest price in five years.” One can only wonder if most Californians understand that that is all part of their state […]


News and Policies, State

PG&E Shutoff: Up To 800,000 Californians Could Lose Power This Week

October 9, 2019

Via: Forbes

Topline: In an effort to prevent wildfires, California’s top electricity provider will shut off service for up to 800,000 residents, the largest intentional outage undertaken by the company. The company, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) is proactively cutting off service […]