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Category: Conventional Fuels


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Cramer sees oil plummeting below $20 per barrel on dual coronavirus-price war crises

March 27, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday he thinks the price of oil will fall further because of demand and supply shocks from the dual crises of the coronavirus pandemic and global producer infighting. Cramer cited oil prices as something high-frequency, computerized […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil Headed To $10 A Barrel As Virus Lockdown Eradicates Fuel Demand

March 26, 2020

Via: Forbes

Oil prices have collapsed by more than half this year, to $23 per barrel today for West Texas Intermediate crude. But now is not yet the time to buy oil — because the worst is yet to come. Gasoline demand […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

US report identifies nuclear workforce trends

March 24, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The 2020 US Energy & Employment Report (USEER), prepared under a Memorandum of Understanding between NASEO and the EFI clean energy think-tank, identifies important trends and skill sets for the USA’s energy workforce. The report was first published in 2016 […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Amid Oil Price Crash, Natural Gas Is Also Under Attack

March 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

The big news related to the oil and gas business over the past few weeks has obviously been related to the crash in oil prices. First, the global demand destruction by the spread of the coronavirus knocked the price for […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, Energy Economics

Texas Regulator To Trump: The ‘Appropriate Time’ To Intervene In Oil Markets Is Now

March 20, 2020

Via: Forbes

During his coronavirus Task Force press conference on Thursday, President Donald Trump said he was considering intervening in the situation with the global oil market “at the appropriate time”: “It’s very devastating to Russia because when you look at it, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Gasoline prices keep falling

March 19, 2020

Via: Vermont Biz

If you’re looking for a little good news during this difficult time dominated by the coronavirus, gasoline prices have fallen, and in some places dramatically so. In Vermont, the lowest price reported on the vermontgasprices.com website (GasBuddy app) is Cunningham’s […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Central Asia Needs A Financing Solution To Low Oil Prices

March 17, 2020

Via: Forbes

The ongoing slide in global oil prices – catalyzed by the novel Coronavirus and fueled by structural issues including excess supply from oil giants like the U.S., Russia and Saudi Arabia, and slowing demand growth – is creating a new […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Clean Power Crowds Out Dirty Coal As Costs Reach Tipping Point

March 16, 2020

Via: Forbes

The global economy needs power to enable it to function. For a century, the cheapest, most efficient way to do that was to burn fossil fuels to produce steam to turn a turbine. But not any more. The dominance of […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

EU nuclear sustainability needs expert review, utilities say

March 13, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

On 9 March, the technical expert group advising the European Commission on sustainable finance published its final recommendations on the EU taxonomy, including “substantial new user guidance” to help investors and companies meet obligations for reporting against the framework. In […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

What Does The Oil Price Crisis Mean For The Energy Transition?

March 13, 2020

Via: Forbes

The current crisis facing the oil industry happened seemingly overnight, the result of a two-pronged situation: the economic slowdown caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic and the predatory attempt by Saudi Arabia and Russia to eliminate competition from the American […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil drops as much as 8%, on pace for worst week in more than a decade

March 12, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices dropped as much as 8% on Thursday as crude continues to take a hit on both the supply and demand side. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude is now down more than 25% this week, putting it on track […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Steps Up Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

March 12, 2020

Via: Forbes

The world is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus that was first detected in China and is now spreading across the globe, just yesterday determined to be a pandemic by the World Health Ogranization. […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Saudi Arabia unveils plans to maximize oil output, escalating a price war with Russia

March 11, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia unveiled plans Wednesday to dramatically ramp up oil production, raising the stakes of an all-out price war with non-OPEC leader Russia. State-owned oil behemoth Saudi Aramco said Wednesday that it had been asked by the Saudi […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Is This The Next Oil Price Collapse?

March 9, 2020

Via: Forbes

While OPEC and its compatriots struggle to cope with the demand weakness caused by the covid19 virus, it must be asked if this is more than a brief interlude in an otherwise robust oil market (robust in terms of price, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

OPEC deal in jeopardy as Russia stalls over deepest round of supply cuts since 2008

March 6, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

OPEC and non-OPEC allies have so far failed to agree on how much production to cut amid the coronavirus outbreak, with Russia reportedly refusing to give the green light to the deepest supply cuts since the global financial crisis. Oil […]