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News and Policies, World

EU and Algeria meet to strengthen energy partnership

November 20, 2018

Via: Energy Global

He will meet Mustapha Guitouni, Minister of Energy of Algeria. The EU-Algeria energy dialogue covers natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Algeria is a reliable and competitive supplier of natural gas for the EU. Europe relies on Algerian gas […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US offshore wind gets ready to join the party

November 20, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

Danish energy firm Orsted’s October purchase of Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind represents a coming-of-age for the US offshore wind sector, which has previously lagged its European counterpart and the US onshore industry. US offshore wind’s slower progress thus far isn’t […]


News and Policies, World

Saudi Arabia is slashing oil shipments to US, a tactic that boosts prices and may rile Trump

November 16, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Saudi Arabia is slashing shipments of crude to the United States, a move that appears calibrated to boost oil prices after a swift and punishing sell-off. The move could put the kingdom at loggerheads with President Donald Trump, who wants […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Trump’s Trade Policies Could Soak The U.S. Oil And Natural Gas Industries

November 13, 2018

Via: Forbes

When Donald Trump ran for the presidency on the slogan of “America First,” he either failed to consider or failed to convey the global realities in which we live: free trade is integral to global commerce, especially for U.S. oil […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Ahead Of Trump-Xi Meeting, Record-Setting Oil Exports To China At Zero For 2nd Month

November 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

For 2nd month in row, and ahead of Trump-Xi meeting this month, US oil exports to China at zero following $1B record. For the second month in a row and just three months after topping $1 billion and setting a […]


News and Policies, World

China And United States Need Each Other

November 9, 2018

Via: Forbes

In a fungible global energy market, China does not “need” the United States, nor does the United States necessarily “need” China. America’s oil and natural gas producers can find willing buyers elsewhere and China has no shortage of options when […]


News and Policies, State

Mississippi Announces Construction of Largest Utility-Owned Solar Farm in the State

November 8, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

The sunlight that fuels cotton, corn and soybean growth in the Mississippi Delta will soon fuel a 100-megawatt solar energy farm. This project will be the largest utility-owned solar farm in the state, pending approval of the Mississippi Public Service […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Qatar As Major Competition For U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas

November 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

As the U.S. seeks to make a bigger splash into the global LNG export business, we can be sure of one thing: stiff competition persists. With the highest GDP per capita, “The Richest Country in the World” Qatar has been […]


News and Policies, World

European Battery Manufacturing to Grow 20-Fold by 2025

November 6, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Europe is on track increase its battery-making capacity by 20 times in the next seven years, hitting 90 gigawatt-hours of manufacturing output a year by 2025. The figures, from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, show Europe gaining ground on Asia, […]


News and Policies, State

Virginia’s Dominion Energy Gets Approval for 12 MW Offshore Wind Farm

November 6, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Dominion Energy Virginia is moving forward on clean energy projects, from sources such as solar and wind, to meet its commitment of 3,000 megawatts of renewable energy in operation or under development by 2022. The company has taken several steps […]


News and Policies, State

Words Matter Mr. President: Tell The Truth About Coal’s Future

November 1, 2018

Via: Forbes

When the U.S. president makes his eighth speech in West Virginia, he should finally be honest with the citizens about the state of their economy and the direction that public policies should take. Words count. The economy globally is shifting […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Trump’s Sanctions On Iran Just Handed A Big Victory To Russia

October 30, 2018

Via: Forbes

Who most benefits from US sanctions on Iran? Is it Saudi Arabia? Israel? Perhaps the United Arab Emirates? Try Russia. By weakening Iran, the sanctions cede Russia the power to balance crude oil markets. That’s because OPEC needs big producers […]


News and Policies, State

California’s gas tax repeal is in danger of losing — and it could could spell trouble for the GOP

October 26, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Republicans in California had rallied around a gas tax repeal known as Proposition 6, but the measure is now at risk of failing, according to a new poll. That could mean trouble for some GOP candidates who pinned hopes on […]


News and Policies, State

Interior approves first oil production facility in federal waters offshore Alaska

October 25, 2018

Via: Energy Global

Hilcorp proposes to build a nine-acre artificial gravel island in the shallow waters of the Beaufort Sea, about 20 miles east of Prudhoe Bay and about five miles off the coast. The facility would be similar to the four oil-and-gas-producing […]


News and Policies, State

NYSERDA Announces $1 Million Available for Net Zero Energy Performance in New Buildings

October 25, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced that $1 million is available for net zero energy performance in new buildings. According to NYSERDA, the money can go to large real estate portfolio owners – such […]