Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead.

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Floating power generation holds promise for post-Fukushima Japan

Norwegian offshore oil & gas vessels firm, Sevan Marine ASA, is proposing a unique approach to bringing more power capacity to safety and space-conscious Japan.

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Anti-fracking billboards coming down in Ohio

An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" in billboards opposing the disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages will come down Tuesday.

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California regulator: Alter San Onofre nuclear plant deal

The state regulator overseeing the closure of Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant said that a proposed settlement outlining who pays for the work needs to be a better deal for consumers.

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Oil production at Alaska's Cook Inlet reaches more than 16,000 bpd

Oil production at Cook Inlet in Alaska has surged to 16,288 barrels per day in the first six months of this year, up 25 percent from the first half of 2013, Alaska Journal of Commerce reported.

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Construction to begin on world's largest floating solar power plant

Kyocera Corporation, Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation and Ciel et Terre International announced that they will begin construction this month on the world’s largest floating solar installation.

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Western Refining to acquire natural gas liquids plant

Sep 19, 2014 Western Refining said it will acquire a natural gas liquids fractionation plant from ConocoPh...

FieldPoint Petroleum provides drilling update

Sep 19, 2014 FieldPoint has successfully recompleted its University Z1 well in Andrews County Texas. 

Well can resume injection operations after quake

Sep 19, 2014 State regulators say operations can resume at a deep injection well for fracking wastewater, ...

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Innovative solution from ABB to enable Kodiak island to integrate more renewable energy and stabilize power supply across its remote and isolated microgrid

ABB to enable integration of renewables in Alaskan island microgrid (Video)

Sep 19, 2014 Innovative solution from ABB to enable Kodiak island to integrate more renewable energy and s...
The government of Nepal has approved a project proposed by Indian infrastructure firm GMR to construct a 900 megawatt hydroelectric power plant.

Nepal clears Indian firm to build 900 MW hydropower plant

Sep 19, 2014 The government of Nepal has approved a project proposed by Indian infrastructure firm GMR to ...
China reclaims top spot for renewable energy investment attractiveness, while Europe and the US lose ground to emerging markets, according to Ernst & Young.

EY: China on top for renewables energy investment attractiveness

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Big Data: Business Insight for Power and Utilities

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Wind in Ontario's Sails as Renewables Fuel $2 Billion in Project Spending for Fourth-Quarter 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

Sep 19, 2014 Wind in Ontario's Sails as Renewables Fuel $2 Billion in Project Spending for Fourth-Quarter ...

Top Industrial Market News Stories for the Third Week of September 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

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Western Canada's Big Ticket Projects Lead North America in Oil & Gas Pipeline Executions for 2015, an Industrial Info News Alert

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Wind in Ontario's Sails as Renewables Fuel $2 Billion in Project Spending for Fourth-Quarter 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

Sep 19, 2014 Wind in Ontario's Sails as Renewables Fuel $2 Billion in Project Spending for Fourth-Quarter ...

Top Industrial Market News Stories for the Third Week of September 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

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Western Canada's Big Ticket Projects Lead North America in Oil & Gas Pipeline Executions for 2015, an Industrial Info News Alert

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Western Refining to acquire natural gas liquids plant

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Foster Wheeler enters agreement on US Gulf Coast gas-to-gasoline plant

Foster Wheeler will support ZeoGas’ final site selection and project pla...

Report: More needed to improve oil train safety

Seattle emergency planners say more must be done to lower the risk of an...

Hiring the next generation of hourly oil and gas talent

To replace experienced, successful workers, companies must find candidat...

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GE Oil & Gas awarded subsea equipment contract from Petrobras

The company will supply subsea manifolds for Petrobras’ pre-salt fields....

Report: More needed to improve oil train safety

Seattle emergency planners say more must be done to lower the risk of an...

EIA: Canal expansion will allow transit of larger ships with greater volumes

Ships carrying crude oil and petroleum products are limited by size rest...

Natural gas leak halted, Michigan evacuation ends

Authorities in southwestern Michigan say operators of a natural gas pipe...

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Belgium may keep the Doel 1 and 2 nuclear reactors online until 2025, 10 years longer than the original schedule of a 2015 for shutdown, reports Reuters

Electrabel may delay nuclear reactor shutdowns until 2025

Belgium may keep the Doel 1 and 2 nuclear reactors online until 2025, 10...
The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun its gradual coast-down of generation as it approaches its December closure date.

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant begins gradual power down

The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun its gradual coast-down...
NRC launches Special Inspection at Millstone 3 nuclear power plant in response to continuing problems affecting a pump

NRC launches Special Inspection at Millstone 3 nuclear plant

NRC launches Special Inspection at Millstone 3 nuclear power plant in re...
AREVA has been awarded a contract to supply nuclear fuel to the Browns Ferry Power Plant in Alabama.

AREVA to supply nuclear fuel to Browns Ferry

AREVA has been awarded a contract to supply nuclear fuel to the Browns F...

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TEPCO selects Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems led consortium to design IGCC systems for advanced coal-fired thermal plants in Fukushima Prefecture

TEPCO taps Mitsubishi consortium to design IGCC systems

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Consumers Energy has reached agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice that resolves alleged past violations of the Clean Air Act.

Consumers Energy reaches settlement on power plant emissions

Consumers Energy has reached agreement with the U.S. Environmental Prote...

EPA grants extension on power plant emissions plan

The Environmental Protection Agency has granted the public 45 more days ...
Fossil fuel-based power generation has not been stagnant; over decades, incremental technological innovation has driven constant improvement in power plant efficiency and emission controls.

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Western Refining to acquire natural gas liquids plant

Western Refining said it will acquire a natural gas liquids fractionatio...

Foster Wheeler enters agreement on US Gulf Coast gas-to-gasoline plant

Foster Wheeler will support ZeoGas’ final site selection and project pla...

Report: More needed to improve oil train safety

Seattle emergency planners say more must be done to lower the risk of an...

EIA: Canal expansion will allow transit of larger ships with greater volumes

Ships carrying crude oil and petroleum products are limited by size rest...

Renewable Energy

Innovative solution from ABB to enable Kodiak island to integrate more renewable energy and stabilize power supply across its remote and isolated microgrid

ABB to enable integration of renewables in Alaskan island microgrid (Video)

Innovative solution from ABB to enable Kodiak island to integrate more r...
The government of Nepal has approved a project proposed by Indian infrastructure firm GMR to construct a 900 megawatt hydroelectric power plant.

Nepal clears Indian firm to build 900 MW hydropower plant

The government of Nepal has approved a project proposed by Indian infras...
China reclaims top spot for renewable energy investment attractiveness, while Europe and the US lose ground to emerging markets, according to Ernst & Young.

EY: China on top for renewables energy investment attractiveness

China reclaims top spot for renewable energy investment attractiveness, ...
White House announces plan for a new employment initiative that will train veterans for work in the renewable energy sector as solar panel installers.

US to train veterans to install solar panels

White House announces plan for a new employment initiative that will tra...

Exploration & Production News

FieldPoint Petroleum provides drilling update

FieldPoint has successfully recompleted its University Z1 well in Andrew...

Well can resume injection operations after quake

State regulators say operations can resume at a deep injection well for ...

Eni makes significant oil discovery in Ecuador

Early estimates suggest that the Oglan discovery potentially contains ab...

CSSD certifies Chevron Appalachia for air & water evaluation

The Center for Sustainable Shale Development announced today that it has...

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Innovative solution from ABB to enable Kodiak island to integrate more renewable energy and stabilize power supply across its remote and isolated microgrid

ABB to enable integration of renewables in Alaskan island microgrid (Video)

Innovative solution from ABB to enable Kodiak island to integrate more r...
MIT professor Fikile Brushett is applying fundamental electrochemistry to boost the performance and durability of future energy storage systems.

MIT: Future of energy storage

MIT professor Fikile Brushett is applying fundamental electrochemistry t...
Plans to shift New England from oil and coal to natural gas have drawn fights in the past year among energy companies, environmentalists and local and state officials.

Fight erupts over New England natural gas plan

Plans to shift New England from oil and coal to natural gas have drawn f...
The “cloud” isn’t simply a virtual place in which we can store data; it’s also a force that will change industrial processes and services. Siemens is on its way into the cloud era.

Broader Horizons for Data Services

The “cloud” isn’t simply a virtual place in which we can store data; it’...

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Agency can look at rig owner's role in oil spill

A federal appeals court in New Orleans has upheld a federal safety board...

GE Oil & Gas awarded subsea equipment contract from Petrobras

The company will supply subsea manifolds for Petrobras’ pre-salt fields....

New oil discovery for Eni offshore Angola

The Ochigufu 1 NFW well, which led to the discovery, will be brought int...

Statoil COSL Pioneer rig temporarily suspended

Due to overcapacity in our rig portfolio, Statoil will lay up the COSL P...

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