Westinghouse pursues AP1000 nuclear power plant in Utah

Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to pursue the development of a two-unit AP1000® nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah.

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Politicians cheer Pittsburgh airport gas drilling

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport was cheered Monday by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.

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Emerging solar power plants scorch birds in mid-air

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

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Investigators release Quebec train disaster report

The weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company and poor government oversight were among the many factors that led to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, Canada's Transportation Safety Board said in a new report released Tuesday.

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NuScale looking to build small scale nuclear power plant in Washington

The nuclear power developer is working with a legislative task force to determine whether the state will ramp up investments in nuclear energy.

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Legend Oil and Gas drills 8 new wells in Kansas

Legend Oil and Gas announced it completed its second Piqua Kansas drilling program in Kansas in August.

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Energean launches investment program for oil production in Greece

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Tullow Oil announces successful exploration results

Aug 28, 2014 Tullow Oil announces the successful results from a series of exploration, appraisal and testi...

BP refinery blast sparks fire, shakes homes

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President of Chile announces grand opening of Pattern Energy’s El Arrayan Wind, Chile’s largest wind power facility.

Chile announces grand opening of its largest wind power facility

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Duke to retire remaining units at W.C. Beckjord coal power station

Duke to retire remaining units at W.C. Beckjord coal power station

Aug 28, 2014 Duke Energy to retire the remaining coal-fired units at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Rich...

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Algeco Scotsman Appoints Rick Bennett as Vice President and General Manager of Remote Accommodations Division in Canada and Alaska

Aug 28, 2014 Algeco Scotsman Appoints Rick Bennett as Vice President and General Manager of Remote Accommo...

Quantum Energy Secures 2nd Bakken Refinery Site

Aug 28, 2014 Quantum Energy Secures 2nd Bakken Refinery Site

Miller Energy Resources Retains Independent Marketing Firm to Divest Its Tennessee Assets

Aug 28, 2014 Miller Energy Resources Retains Independent Marketing Firm to Divest Its Tennessee Assets

U.S. LNG Export Terminals Closer to Fruition After Getting FERC Permits, an Industrial Info News Alert

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Ballard CFO to Present at 2014 Gateway Conference in San Francisco

Aug 28, 2014 Ballard CFO to Present at 2014 Gateway Conference in San Francisco

XZERES to Present at the 2014 Gateway Conference on September 4

Aug 28, 2014 XZERES to Present at the 2014 Gateway Conference on September 4

Algeco Scotsman Appoints Rick Bennett as Vice President and General Manager of Remote Accommodations Division in Canada and Alaska

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Blue Earth Announces Long-Term Energy Savings Relationship With JBS USA Holdings, Inc.

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BP refinery blast sparks fire, shakes homes

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Latest Oneok gas plant in North Dakota operational

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Turkmenistan begins building $1.7 billion liquids-to-gas plant

Turkmenistan has begun building a $1.7 billion plant to process natural ...

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Rail deliveries of U.S. oil continue to increase in 2014

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Tullow Oil announces successful exploration results

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Feds say backhoe nicked oil pipeline before Wyoming oil spill

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Yantai State Grid Corporation said it expects the first phase of a $13 billion nuclear power project in China to commence operation in 2016.

Phase I of Haiyang nuclear project to begin operation in 2016

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NRC ends suspension of final licensing actions for nuclear power plants

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Hearings planned after report on expert's call for Diablo nuclear plant closure

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Westinghouse, Blue Castle sign agreement to pursue development of a two-unit AP1000 nuclear power plant in Utah.

Westinghouse pursues AP1000 nuclear power plant in Utah

Westinghouse, Blue Castle sign agreement to pursue development of a two-...

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Duke to retire remaining units at W.C. Beckjord coal power station

Duke to retire remaining units at W.C. Beckjord coal power station

Duke Energy to retire the remaining coal-fired units at its W.C. Beckjor...
Consumers Energy rapidly nears completion of a $250 million technology upgrade at the fossil-fueled Karn/Weadock complex, its largest power plant.

Consumers Energy nears completion of $250MM Karn/Weadock upgrade

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The decommissioning team imploded the two 200-foot smokestacks at the site as part of Duke Energy's program to decommission and demolish retired units at nine coal plants in North Carolina.

Duke implodes smokestacks at Cape Fear Plant (Video)

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The Tennessee Valley Authority has approved replacing the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis with a cleaner, combined-cycle gas plant.

TVA to replace Allen coal plant with natural gas fueled facility

The Tennessee Valley Authority has approved replacing the coal-fired All...

Gas Fired Generation News

BP refinery blast sparks fire, shakes homes

The explosion Wednesday night at the Whiting refinery was caused by &quo...
Consumers Energy rapidly nears completion of a $250 million technology upgrade at the fossil-fueled Karn/Weadock complex, its largest power plant.

Consumers Energy nears completion of $250MM Karn/Weadock upgrade

Consumers Energy rapidly nears completion of a $250 million technology u...

Latest Oneok gas plant in North Dakota operational

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APR Energy announces contract for a gas-fueled peaking power plant featuring state-of-the-art GE TM2500+ dual-fuel turbines in Western Australia

APR tapped for gas fueled peaking power plant in Australia

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President of Chile announces grand opening of Pattern Energy’s El Arrayan Wind, Chile’s largest wind power facility.

Chile announces grand opening of its largest wind power facility

President of Chile announces grand opening of Pattern Energy’s 115 MW El...
Proposed 206-megawatt wind power in project in Main has received preliminary approval.

206 MW Maine wind power project gets preliminary approval

Proposed 206-megawatt wind power in project in Main has received prelimi...
Babcock & Wilcox hosts tour of the country’s first new waste-to-energy plant to be built since 1995.

B&W previews new waste-to-energy plant in South Florida

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Rail deliveries of U.S. oil continue to increase in 2014

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PetroChina profit up 4 percent as gas sales rise

PetroChina, East Asia's biggest oil producer, said Thursday its first-ha...

Tullow Oil announces successful exploration results

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Eni announces successful results of unconventional oil exploration in West Texas

Eni announces the successful initial results of its first horizontal wel...

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Ameren Illinois to invest $400 million in a massive project to enhance its natural gas and electric grid infrastructure.

Ameren to invest $400MM in natural gas, power systems overhaul

Ameren Illinois to invest $400 million in a massive project to enhance i...
Four Kentucky firefighters were injured and power knocked out to nearby customers when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line while helping with an ice bucket challenge.

Firefighters injured by power line in ice bucket challenge gone awry

Four Kentucky firefighters were injured and power knocked out to nearby ...

HiPower Systems experiencing demand for custom natural gas solutions

Hi Power announced since debuting its line of custom-manufactured natura...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

Noble Energy announces successful drilling results in the Gulf of Mexico

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Energean launches investment program for oil production in Greece

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Shell discovers more natural gas off Malaysian coast

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