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Category: Chemical


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, State

Energy Transitions And Local Action: The Case Of Colorado’s Coal Transition

August 21, 2019

Via: Forbes

The energy transition is underway. While this transition is occurring across many dimensions of the energy value chain having a dynamic impact on consumers and producers alike, it is often simply described as a move to a cleaner, low- or […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Oil And Gas Situation: A Mixed Bag Of Interesting Developments

August 20, 2019

Via: Forbes

A mixed bag of interesting news events have been percolating up to the surface for the domestic oil and gas industry this week: A new study blaming the industry for rising methane emissions comes from old and predictable sources. – […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Permian crude driving storage expansion

August 16, 2019

Via: Petroleum Economist

The major trend in North American storage markets this year has been the focus on handling the continent’s burgeoning crude oil production. It is in a unique position among the world’s centres, with storage hubs in Asia-Pacific and Europe largely […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Can Newly Oil Rich Nations Avoid The Resource Curse?

August 14, 2019

Via: Forbes

Google “oil” and “curse” and you get about 25 million hits, which is pretty good considering “michael lynch petroleum idiot” only gets a quarter of a million. (To which my daughter once said, “Dad, if all those people think you’re […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Here’s What Is Really Happening In The Permian Basin

August 8, 2019

Via: Forbes

What we’re seeing is that [Permian Basin] wells drilled this year are continuing the trend of being better than they were the year before, across the whole Permian – the New Mexico Permian and the Texas Permian. Average per-well peak […]


Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Global Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) Market 2019-2025

August 7, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

The “Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) – Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) market worldwide is projected to grow by US$329.2 Thousand, guided by a […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Net Zero Natural Gas Plant — The Game Changer

July 31, 2019

Via: Forbes

An actual game changing technology is being demonstrated as we sit in our air-conditioned abodes reading this. And it is being demonstrated by North Carolina–based Net Power at a new plant in La Porte, Texas. The process involves burning fossil […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Yes, Keep Looking For Oil And Gas

July 30, 2019

Via: Forbes

Lew Wasserman of the Rockefeller Fund has suggested in The New York Times that the petroleum industry’s continued search for oil and gas is “rampant corporate irrationality” (op-ed July 26, 2019), making arguments that echo the sentiment of many activists […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Gas is part of the solution in the planet’s energy transition, Goldman Sachs strategist says

July 26, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Gas has an important role to play in the global energy transition, according to the head of EMEA natural resources research at Goldman Sachs. Speaking to CNBC Friday, Michele Della Vigna said that, in his personal view, gas was “part […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

EIA: U.S. coal-fired generation may have lost 120 GW by 2025

July 26, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

The retirement of coal-fired power plants by U.S. utilities is pushing onward as the sector deals with economic and environment pressures. A new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that coal-fired plant owners closed more than 13 GW […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

As Cities Begin Banning Natural Gas, States Must Embrace Building Electrification Via Smart Policy

July 22, 2019

Via: Forbes

Berkeley, California became the first American city to ban natural gas infrastructure in new buildings last week after PG&E, the second-largest U.S. utility and notably both a gas and electric utility, publicly supported the move. But Berkeley isn’t alone—it’s leading […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The climate threat: Will investors exit big oil?

July 17, 2019

Via: Petroleum Economist

UK pension schemes have for a couple of decades spoken about taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into consideration in their investment decisions—and then largely proceeded to invest regardless. The movement had lacked focus, but momentum is now squarely […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Domestic, Energy Consumption

U.S. Increases Its Dominance In Natural Gas Production

July 5, 2019

Via: Forbes

This article is the fourth in a series on BP’s recently-released Statistical Review of World Energy 2019. The Review provides a comprehensive picture of supply and demand for major energy sources on a country-level basis. Previous articles covered carbon dioxide […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Exit Of US Giant ExxonMobil Highlights The Decline Of North Sea Oil And Gas

June 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

It seems that the U.S. exodus of the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) is now in full swing. Following hot on the heels of the decision by Chevron last year to exit the region, the news is coming out of Houston […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Next Oil Crisis Could Find Us Very Unprepared

June 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

Most people think of an oil crisis as a major loss of oil supply from some political event which creates a shortage, leading to gasoline lines, a scramble for supplies, and soaring prices. Such has not really occurred since 1979, […]