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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Natural Gas Fills Energy Void

September 22, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

Natural gas is one of the main sources of energy in the United States. In 2019, U.S. production of dry natural gas increased to almost 34 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) and consumption increased to 31 Tcf—both values were records. The […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Visualizing US Oil & Gas Production (Through May 2020)

September 2, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Visualizing North Dakota Oil & Gas Production (Through May 2020)

August 17, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. Visit ShaleProfile blog […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Shale starts giving (a little bit) back

February 16, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

Producers are funneling more cash into share buybacks and dividends after months of pressure from shareholders to boost returns Oil at $60 is making life a lot easier for US shale executives. For months, a debate has swirled around the […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Many natural gas-fired power plants under construction are near major shale plays

May 20, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

Natural gas-fired power generation increased 19% in 2015, because of low natural gas prices, increased gas-fired generation capacity, and coal power plant retirements. EIA’s May 2016 Short-Term Energy Outlook forecasts that this year, natural gas-fired generation will exceed coal generation […]


News and Policies, U.S.

ExxonMobil starts production at its Point Thomson project

April 25, 2016

Via: Energy Global

ExxonMobil has started production at its Point Thomson project, the first company-operated project on Alaska’s North Slope. Central pad facilities are designed to initially produce about 5000 bpd of condensate and 100 million ft3/d of recycled gas. The recycled gas […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

U.S. natural gas production reaches record high in 2015

April 18, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

U.S. natural gas production reached a record high level of 79 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015, an increase of 5% from the previous year, even as natural gas prices remained relatively low. Production from five states—Pennsylvania, Ohio, […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

High production, low prices mean little change in natural gas storage capacity

March 18, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

High levels of natural gas production and relatively low natural gas prices are affecting markets for seasonal natural gas storage, including the value of additional storage capacity. For the second year in a row, no new natural gas storage facilities […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

U.S. Oil Production Continues to Decline, and is Now Below its Year-Ago Level

March 10, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

U.S. monthly crude oil production in December 2015 continued to decline, as oil production reached its lowest level since November 2014. Production also declined from year-ago levels for the first time in more than four years. This continued production decline […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Palo Verde nuclear generating station sets U.S. power production record

March 8, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

For the 24th consecutive year, the APS-operated Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station was the nation’s largest power producer, generating 32.5 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of carbon-free electricity in 2015. With this milestone, Palo Verde remains the only U.S. generating facility to ever produce more than 30 […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Natural gas prices plunge to 17-year-lows

March 2, 2016

Via: CNBC energy

Natural gas prices have crashed to 17-year-lows in the past week, underscoring burgeoning supply in the global market just as U.S. exports its first ever shale gas cargo. On Monday, natural gas prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

US uranium production falls in 2015

February 24, 2016

Via: World Nuclear News

Production of uranium concentrate in the fourth quarter of the year, at 585,048 pounds U3O8 (225 tU), was down 24% from the third quarter and down 46% from the fourth quarter of 2014. The quarterly production figure was the lowest […]


News and Policies, World

China to close more than 1,000 coal mines in 2016 – energy bureau

February 22, 2016

Via: Reuters US Energy

China will aim to close more than 1,000 coal mines over the course of this year, with a total production capacity of 60 million tonnes, as part of its plans to tackle a price-sapping supply glut in the sector, the […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Feb. 13 Weekly Coal Production Report

February 18, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended February 13, 2016. Read More on Power Engineering


Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar Energy Fuels HyperSolar’s Hydrogen Dream

January 29, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

Here’s more good news for fuel cell electric vehicle fans: the California company HyperSolar, which has been developing a system for producing hydrogen with an assist from solar energy, has announced a new tweak that will help bump down the […]