Coal News: India struggling to keep plants powered during coal shortage

A significant energy crisis in India continues to loom as more than half of the nation's power plants are experiencing a serious shortage of coal, Reuters reported. 

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NET Power announces launch of zero emission gas power project

NET Power, LLC, the developer of a new, emissions-free, natural gas power generation technology, today announced the funding and completion of major project agreements for its first-of-a-kind power plant. 

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Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

If you're a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there are downsides to the recent plunge in oil prices — for the oil industry and for the economy.

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Oil and gas: North Dakota produced record amount in August

The North Dakota Industrial Commission says the state produced a record 35 million barrels of oil in August.

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GE to supply 750 MW combined-cycle power plant in Iraq

GE has signed a contract with ENKA to supply power generation equipment for a new 750-megawatt combined-cycle plant being developed by Qaiwan Group in Iraq. 

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Perry seeks unlimited oil and gas exports

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for unlimited natural gas and oil exports, saying it would help the American economy and aid American allies threatened by Russia's control of European natural gas supplies.

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Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

Oct 21, 2014 Christophe de Margerie was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a sn...

IHS: Alberta Montney oil subplay dominated by smaller exploration and production companies

Oct 21, 2014 IHS says Montney delivers high oil content and a strong economic outlook for operators, but f...

Serinus Energy contracts with Tacrom Drilling to drill wells in Romania

Oct 21, 2014 Serinus Energy entered into a contract with Tacrom Drilling for a rig for the Satu Mare oil a...

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Major fire strikes RWE npower’s Didcot B gas-fired power station in Oxfordshire, England

Gas-fired Didcot B power station suffers major fire

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Major fire strikes RWE npower’s Didcot B gas-fired power station in Oxfordshire, England

Solution from S&C Electric demonstrates new revenue streams for continued energy storage investments

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

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Government officials have said Morocco's first solar project, a concentrated solar power plant, is expected to begin operations in 2015

First solar plant in Morocco to begin operations in 2015

Oct 21, 2014 Government officials have said Morocco's first solar project, a concentrated solar power...

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Magnum Hunter Resources Completes Production Test Results on Stewart Winland Pad in Tyler County, West Virginia

Oct 22, 2014 Magnum Hunter Resources Completes Production Test Results on Stewart Winland Pad in Tyler Cou...

Vantage Drilling Company Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

Oct 21, 2014 Vantage Drilling Company Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

Schneider Electric Named a "Visionary" in Gartner Magic Quadrant Report Analyzing GIS Providers for Utilities

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HydroPhi Announces Planned Installation of HydroPlant on Public Transportation Buses in Poland

Oct 22, 2014 HydroPhi Announces Planned Installation of HydroPlant on Public Transportation Buses in Poland

Eco-Shift Power Corp. Completes Acquisition of Sun Industries

Oct 22, 2014 Eco-Shift Power Corp. Completes Acquisition of Sun Industries

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SPATCO sells site-based LNG production unit to capture North Dakota flared gas

The Galileo Cryobox is a small scale, transportable LNG production plant...

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

Selling oil at a sharp discount on the black market still generates sign...

Angola LNG plant closure stokes fear of oil output decline

Following the closure of a critical liquefied natural gas plant in Angol...

Foster Wheeler awarded EPC contract by PEMEX for refinery in Mexico

Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by PEMEX for an ultra-low sul...

Oil & Gas Pipelines and Transportation News

Oil discovery announced in Paraguay; gov't cautious

A British energy company said Monday it made its first major oil discove...

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

Selling oil at a sharp discount on the black market still generates sign...

Cleanup continues on oil spill in farmer's field

Cleanup continues around-the-clock and one year after a pipeline break s...

Chevron postpones start of Indonesia offshore natural gas project

Chevron is postponing the start date of a natural gas project off the co...

Nuclear Power Generation

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

NRC begins special inspection at Duane Arnold nuclear plant

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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted Exelon’s Limerick nuclear plant a 20 year operating extension

Limerick nuclear plant approved for 20 year operating extension

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted Exelon’s Limerick nuc...
Lightbridge and Vietnam sign agreement for comprehensive consulting support on development of a research nuclear reactor

Research nuclear reactor agreement signed by Lightbridge, Vietnam

Lightbridge and Vietnam sign agreement for comprehensive consulting supp...
Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility that had been planned northwest of Las Vegas meets all post-closure design requirements

NRC: Yucca nuclear waste storage plan meets safety objectives

Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste faci...

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Coal-fired generation at Black Dog plant will end in 2015, Xcel Energy tells regulators, grid operator

Coal fired generation at Black Dog plant will end in 2015

Xcel announced it has submitted plans to stop coal-fired generation at i...
Virginia State Corporation Commission says cost of electricity would increase substantially and service reliabilitycould be significantly affected under EPA's proposed power emissions rules

VSCC: EPA power emissions rules would raise electricity costs

Virginia State Corporation Commission says cost of electricity would inc...
Sale represents 100 percent of AES’ interest in assets in Turkey, consisting of operating natural gas and hydroelectric facilities and its interest in a coal-fired power development project

AES to sell all power generation stakes in Turkey for $125MM

Sale represents 100 percent of AES’ interest in assets in Turkey, consis...
India is facing a potentially significant energy crisis after more than half of the nation's power plants are experiencing a severe shortage of coal

Coal News: India struggling to keep plants powered during coal shortage

India is facing a potentially significant energy crisis after more than ...

Gas Fired Generation News

Major fire strikes RWE npower’s Didcot B gas-fired power station in Oxfordshire, England

Gas-fired Didcot B power station suffers major fire

Major fire strikes RWE npower’s Didcot B gas-fired power station in Oxfo...

SPATCO sells site-based LNG production unit to capture North Dakota flared gas

The Galileo Cryobox is a small scale, transportable LNG production plant...

New oil resources proved in Grane offshore exploration area

Statoil has proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity ...

North Dakota aims to reduce natural gas flaring

About one-third of the natural gas North Dakota has produced in recent y...

Renewable Energy

Government officials have said Morocco's first solar project, a concentrated solar power plant, is expected to begin operations in 2015

First solar plant in Morocco to begin operations in 2015

Government officials have said Morocco's first solar project, a con...
Ecoplexus has closed financing and commenced construction on three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 21 MW

Ecoplexus begins construction on 21 MW of solar power

Ecoplexus has closed financing and commenced construction on three solar...
The Bureau of Land Management's preferred plan would create solar energy zones, encourage wind energy development in open areas and designate corridors for power lines and pipelines

BLM seeks input on preferred plan for Nevada public land

The Bureau of Land Management's preferred plan would create solar energy...
The second-generation biofuels plant operated by Abengoa, a Spanish multinational corporation, has the capacity to produce 25 million gallons of ethanol per year

Biofuels plant harbinger of renewable fuel future

The second-generation biofuels plant operated by Abengoa, a Spanish mult...

Exploration & Production News

Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

Christophe de Margerie was killed at a Moscow airport when his private j...

Energy firm awards seismic contract for onshore Australian gas exploration field

Warrego Energy has awarded a seven-figure contract for the forthcoming 3...

Leaking North Dakota oil well contained

North Dakota oil regulators say a well that leaked oil, gas and brine fo...

Oil discovery announced in Paraguay; gov't cautious

A British energy company said Monday it made its first major oil discove...

Transmission & Distribution

Solution from S&C Electric demonstrates new revenue streams for continued energy storage investments

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

Solution from S&C Electric demonstrates new revenue streams for cont...
The Bureau of Land Management's preferred plan would create solar energy zones, encourage wind energy development in open areas and designate corridors for power lines and pipelines

BLM seeks input on preferred plan for Nevada public land

The Bureau of Land Management's preferred plan would create solar energy...
Alstom T&D India wins second grid strengthening contract from Power Grid

Power Grid awards Alstom new transmission systems contract

Alstom T&D India wins second grid strengthening contract from Power ...
Agreement provides for extra resources to help restore electric service for customers in the aftermath of a widespread, catastrophic natural disaster

Power News: PG&E, FPL sign cross-continent mutual aid agreement

Agreement provides for extra resources to help restore electric service ...

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Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

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New oil resources proved in Grane offshore exploration area

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Chevron installs new offshore oil and gas drillship in Gulf of Mexico

Chevron Corporation's new drillship has arrived in the Gulf of Mexico, a...

Offshore oil and gas: US justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from 11 Louisiana parishes or ...

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