Millennials – The next generation of oil and gas talent

Good oil and gas talent is in short supply. Combine the so-called “Big Shift Change” with the reduced number of students applying for and completing STEM courses in college, and there is a serious concern about where the next generation of industry talent will come from.

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IHS: ISIL oil production worth estimated $800 million per year

Current oil production by the Islamic State in the Levant (ISIL) is estimated to be worth $800 million per year, equivalent to more than $2 million per day, according to new estimates by IHS, the leading global source of information and analytics.

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NRC begins special inspection at Duane Arnold nuclear plant

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has started a Special Inspection to review the circumstances surrounding the loss and peeling of coating in areas of the plant’s torus.

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North Dakota aims to reduce natural gas flaring

About one-third of the natural gas North Dakota has produced in recent years has been flared rather than sold to customers or consumed on-site. 

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Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinationaloil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.

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Angola LNG plant closure stokes fear of oil output decline

Following the closure of a critical liquefied natural gas plant in Angola, crude oil shipments from the nation may be reduced by 50,000 barrels per day, or about 3 percent of its daily output, Reuters reported.

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Cadillac-based Wolverine Power announces plans to build a new gas-fired power plant in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula

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Governor Cuomo announces first New York Green Bank transactions to stimulate approximately $800 million in clean energy investments across the state (Partial view of New York City skyline from Central Park. Image courtesy of New York Green Bank)

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Technip and Fluor awarded oil refinery project in Malaysia

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Total acts swiftly to replace CEO killed in crash

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Foster Wheeler awarded EPC contract oil refinery upgrade in Belgium

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Open houses set for gas pipeline project

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Nuclear Power Generation

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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has started a Special Inspection to review the Duane Arnold nuclear plant’s torus

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Virginia State Corporation Commission says cost of electricity would increase substantially and service reliabilitycould be significantly affected under EPA's proposed power emissions rules

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Arson and terrorism have been ruled out in the ongoing investigation of the blaze that has partially crippled the Didcot B combined cycle power station.

Arson, terrorism ruled out in Didcot B power station fire

Arson and terrorism have been ruled out in the ongoing investigation of ...
Cadillac-based Wolverine Power announces plans to build a new gas-fired power plant in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula

Wolverine plans new $100MM gas-fired power plant

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New Joint Venture joint venture between China Huadian Corp. and General Electric launches in Shanghai with first aeroderivative gas turbine packaged in China – the LM6000-PF.

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Renewable Energy

Governor Cuomo announces first New York Green Bank transactions to stimulate approximately $800 million in clean energy investments across the state (Partial view of New York City skyline from Central Park. Image courtesy of New York Green Bank)

NY plans $800MM in clean energy investments

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MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy celebrate the installation of the world’s largest convention center solar array

World’s largest convention center solar array installed

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sPower breaks ground on 7 MW solar facility

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APPEA: RET negotiations must deliver sensible outcome for oil and gas industry

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Transmission & Distribution

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S&C energy storage solutions to improve reliability in rural Australia

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Judge to rule against Ameren in transmission line case

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S&C energy storage system to provide grid support for PJM

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BLM seeks input on preferred plan for Nevada public land

The Bureau of Land Management's preferred plan would create solar energy...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

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