Tag: Russia

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Dutch offshore wind projects ‘at risk of Russian sabotage’

February 20, 2023

Via: reNews

The Dutch vital maritime infrastructure in the North Sea, such as internet cables, gas pipelines and wind farms, can be vulnerable to attack, according to Dutch military reports. They state that Russia is covertly mapping this infrastructure and undertaking activities […]

News and Policies, World

Has Russia bombed Ukrainian hydropower plants?

November 1, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

Reports have been circulating for weeks that Russian troops have either already targeted and bombed hydropower plants in Ukraine or that these plants are future targets. Hydro Review previously was not able to confirm these reports, so has refrained from […]

News and Policies, World

Will sanctions on Russian energy drive a hydrogen revolution?

June 27, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Although most European nations have been making great strides towards a greener energy mix, it’s fair to say that Russia’s recent actions have accelerated the continent’s renewable energy plans. Over the past month, the European Union has agreed to ban […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Pressure on U.S. Nuclear Power Could Mount if Sanctions Imposed on Russian Uranium

March 10, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ensuing sanctions may have a limited immediate impact on the U.S. nuclear industry, despite its reliance on uranium imports. Potential implications over the longer term, however, require urgent action, officials from the Nuclear Energy Institute […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Coal Use Rises, Prices Soar as War Impacts Energy Markets

March 8, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The war in Ukraine is having a global impact on energy prices, not only driving the cost of oil higher, but also sending coal prices to record levels as demand for the fuel grows during a period of diminished supply. […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Trump Administration Pivots To Nuclear Energy, Finds Lever Against China, Russia

August 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

Expanding U.S. commercial nuclear power abroad could become the Trump administration’s strongest lever against Chinese hegemony and Russian expansion in the global market. The U.S. Department of Energy, which is leading the national initiative, is on an aggressive timeline—five to […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

How Russian And Saudi Oil Ties To China Complicate The Post-Pandemic World

June 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

Russia and Saudi Arabia both rely on oil sales to fund a majority of their budgets. In the last five plus years, China has become the biggest customer for both countries. In fact, China is the world’s largest importer of […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Can The United States Senate Stop Germany’s Gas Pipeline From Russia In A Post-Coronavirus World?

June 11, 2020

Via: Forbes

Two United States Senators, Republican Ted Cruz of Texas and Democrat Jean Shaheen of New Hampshire, introduced legislation last week that would place sanctions on any company attempting to finish laying the pipe needed to complete the last 100 miles […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Saudi Arabia and Russia push for an extension to output cuts, with OPEC+ meeting this week still possible

June 4, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Some of the world’s most powerful oil producers had been expected to convene on Thursday, with energy market participants closely monitoring whether the influential group will officially agree to extend their deepest ever round of output cuts. OPEC kingpin Saudi […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

The Oil Price Collapse Is Already Over

June 3, 2020

Via: Forbes

Well, that was brief. The collapse in the global oil price at the start of the Coronavirus crisis got many headlines, but its rapid increase as the recovery phase begins has not attracted so much attention. Data revealed yesterday shows […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Is The U.S. Using Sanctions To Elbow Russia Out Of The European Natural Gas Market?

May 4, 2020

Via: Forbes

Is the United States sanctioning Russia’s natural gas pipeline that ends at Germany’s edge because it wants to sell more liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe or because Russia illegally annexed Crimea? The stated aim has a dual purpose — […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

OPEC+ deal saved ‘more than 2 million’ jobs in the US, says Russia’s sovereign wealth fund chief

April 13, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

The OPEC+ deal that’s supporting oil prices could save millions of U.S. jobs, according to the chief executive of Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF. After days of discussion, OPEC and its allies reached an agreement on Sunday to cut production […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Too Little Too Late? Russia And Saudi Arabia Reach Truce In Oil Price War

April 10, 2020

Via: Forbes

OPEC+ leaders Saudi Arabia and Russia arrived at an historic crude production cut late Thursday, effectively halting a bitter oil war which saw prices implode by more than 50% from January highs. Details from the virtual OPEC+ conference have just […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil Price Truce? Brent Futures Jump 10% As OPEC+ Scrambles Urgent Meeting

April 3, 2020

Via: Forbes

Barely a month on from the collapse of OPEC+ and the subsequent slump in oil prices, the crude producers’ group has announced it will attempt another round of negotiations via an online meeting on Monday (April 6), prompting a price […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

6 Questions About Trump’s Oil Deal Announcement With Russia And Saudi Arabia

April 2, 2020

Via: Forbes

On Thursday Morning, President Trump announced that he spoke with the Saudis who spoke with the Russians, and that they planned to cut at least 10 million barrels of oil production. This is a huge cut, but it may be […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

The oil price war could persist until year-end, analyst says

April 1, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

The oil price war could last until the end of the year, an analyst said Wednesday. Prices have plummeted more than 60% since the beginning of year after OPEC+ failed to reach an agreement, leading Saudi Arabia and Russia to […]

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

The US is set to lose its spot as world’s top oil producer — and it ‘doesn’t have a lot of tools’ to do anything about it

March 30, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

The U.S. is all but guaranteed to lose its hard-earned spot as the world’s number one oil producer this year amid the recent price crash, vanishing demand and a plunge in capital investment, energy experts say. That could mean potentially […]

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 website (GasBuddy app) is Cunningham’s […]