Tag: news

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Government Issues Powerful Cyberattack Warning As Gas Pipeline Forced Into Two Day Shut Down

February 19, 2020

Via: Forbes

A major cyberattack has hit a gas compression facility, forcing it to shut it down for two days as it struggled to recover, according to an alert from the U.S. government. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) said it had […]

Energy Economics

Here’s why the worst isn’t over for energy stocks, technician says

August 6, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

It’s been a painful few days for stocks, but one corner of the market has had it even worse. Energy has plummeted more than 6% to start August, the worst S&P 500 performer and only sector in a bear market. […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World

Energy minister says South Africa will commit to more renewable power

February 26, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

South Africa plans to expand use of renewable power as the coal-dependent nation expects traditional, centralized generation plants to “disappear,” Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said. Renewable power from independent producers currently accounts for 3,776 megawatts, less than 5 percent of […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

How Much Money Does Natural Gas Mean to The North Dakota Economy?

February 18, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

In 2018, North Dakota processed approximately 527 billion cubic feet of natural gas. Western North Dakota has a total of 16 natural gas processing plants that produced 2.56 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas in 2018. It also […]

News and Policies, World

OPEC Expected To Curb Output, But By How Much?

December 5, 2018

Via: Forbes

Ministers from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC partners like Russia descend on Vienna this week with the idea of taming an oil market whipsawed by extreme volatility. But any notion that the cartel can successfully “manage” […]

News and Policies, U.S.

When Fear Trumps Markets: Is The $100/bbl Oil Inevitable?

October 15, 2018

Via: Forbes

Is $100 a barrel (bbl) inevitable? Brent crude is now trading at $82/bbl, a four-year high, and most analysts believe it won’t stop there. The geopolitical and global financial climate is certainly hospitable to rising oil prices: Saudi Arabia’s Jamal […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Two Federal Courts May Have Just Saved The Nuclear Power Industry

October 15, 2018

Via: Forbes

States that want to keep their aging nuclear power fleet from retiring now have a court-approved roadmap for doing so. That’s because two federal courts of appeals last month upheld very similar state laws in Illinois and New York aimed […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Saudi Arabia proposes hiking oil output by 1 million barrels a day ahead of OPEC meeting

June 21, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

De-facto OPEC leader Saudi Arabia is pushing for the 14-member oil cartel and its allied partners to increase crude production by 1 million barrels per day (bpd) this week. Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Thursday that the world […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

‘Oil is not a weapon’: Iran’s energy minister urges OPEC to condemn President Trump

June 20, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

President Donald Trump’s attempt to politicize the oil market should be castigated by OPEC, according to Iran’s energy minister. The U.S. president has sought to publicly intervene in OPEC’s policymaking ahead of a key meeting for the 14-member oil cartel […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

Trump foreign policy and global hot spots could keep the oil rally going, analysts say

January 2, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices appear poised to level off after a nearly six-month rally pushed futures to 2½-year highs at the close of 2017, analysts say. But several geopolitical hot spots could keep the run-up in the energy complex alive. The oil […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

If the price of oil goes up, the appetite for social and economic reform will go down: IMF

October 31, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Changes abound in the Middle East and North Africa, but the pace of economic and social reforms needs to increase, according to one senior voice at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Global growth will be 3.6 percent for the fiscal […]

News and Policies, State

SolarWorld Americas supplies 14.2MW in PV panels for solar project in Nevada

September 1, 2017

Via: PV Resources

Crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer SolarWorld Americas announced Thursday that it has supplied 14.2MW of its solar panels for a project in Nevada that combines both complementary solar and geothermal power generation. The project at Patua, located about 40 miles east of […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Flooding knocks out US refineries, crude hit by supply disruptions

August 29, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Crude traded in a narrow but volatile range on Tuesday as the market grappled with the shutdown of some 13 percent of refining capacity in the United States, the world’s largest oil consumer, after a hurricane ripped through the heart […]

News and Policies, World

SolarStratos: First Solar-Powered Plane To Journey Into Space

August 22, 2017

Via: CleanTechnica

Having succeeded in making the first ever solar-powered round-the-world trip in 2012, the team behind PlanetSolar, the largest solar-powered boat in the world, have now set their sights on another solar-powered first — a journey into space. To further demonstrate […]

News and Policies, State

5 Important Questions About New York’s Energy Market Reform

August 16, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

It’s been over three years since New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision effort began. Under the initiative, regulators, utilities and third-party technology companies are coming together to recalibrate and optimize New York’s electricity market with distributed energy resources. There are […]