Platts: More than 30% growth in shale oil output in Bakken, Eagle Ford

Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 33% in June, according to Bentek Energy.

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FGE, Starwood to build two 747 MW CCGT facilities in Texas

FGE Power announced that they have agreed to strategically partner with an affiliate of Starwood Energy Group to finance and build two identical 747 MW combined-cycle gas turbine facilities.

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Judge strikes down Longmont's fracking ban

A state district judge struck down Longmont's voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing Thursday but stayed her decision while the city considers an appeal.

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GE: Fuel cell startup could spark a revolution (Video)

There’s more than one way to get energy out of natural gas. For decades, one of the most promising methods – and also most difficult to pull off ‑ has been the fuel cell.

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Achieving independence: US oil production

Continuing its remarkable pace, Bank of America confirmed that the United States is still the number one producer of oil worldwide.

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Regulators to discuss Oconee nuclear power station crack

Federal regulators scheduled a meeting to discuss a radioactive water leak that led to the shutdown of a South Carolina nuclear reactor.

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The total estimated potential of these discoveries is approximately 3 billion boe, with potential for further improvement.

Eni makes major gas, condensates find offshore Gabon

Jul 31, 2014 The total estimated potential of these discoveries is approximately 3 billion boe, with poten...
Pemex will partner with Geneva-based Mercuria to manage natural gas imports from the US, which are likely to grow to meet increasing demand from Mexico's power sector.

Pemex, Mercuria partner to increase natural gas imports from US

Jul 31, 2014 Pemex will partner with Geneva-based Mercuria to manage natural gas imports from the US, whic...

Speaker: Spill law should exempt small oil and gas companies

Jul 31, 2014 West Virginia House Speaker Tim Miley wants Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to limit regulation on smal...

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When Republican congressman Tim Huelskamp from Kansas' First District refused to back away from his co-sponsorship of a bill that would phase out a renewable fuel program, many of his rural constituents were infuriated.

Biofuels: Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

Jul 31, 2014 When Republican congressman Tim Huelskamp from Kansas' First District refused to back away fr...
SunPower Corp. has started construction on the 135-megawatt Quinto Solar Project in Merced County, Calif.

SunPower breaks ground on 135 MW solar facility in California

Jul 31, 2014 SunPower Corp. has started construction on the 135-megawatt Quinto Solar Project in Merced Co...
Canada-based Boralex acquires 14 MW Calmont wind farm under development in France.

Boralex acquires 14 MW wind power project in France

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Canada-based Boralex acquires 14 MW Calmont wind farm under development in France.

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Troubled California refinery overhaul up for vote

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CB&I announces contract for LNG export facility

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4 workers injured in SE Kansas oil refinery fire

A Texas company says four workers at a southeast Kansas oil refinery wer...

3 jailed for blocking tracks to Anacortes refinery

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Pemex will partner with Geneva-based Mercuria to manage natural gas imports from the US, which are likely to grow to meet increasing demand from Mexico's power sector.

Pemex, Mercuria partner to increase natural gas imports from US

Pemex will partner with Geneva-based Mercuria to manage natural gas impo...

CB&I announces contract for LNG export facility

CB&I has been awarded a front end engineering design services contra...

Russia counts cost of new economic sanctions

Russia blasted the West's new economic sanctions on Wednesday, accusing ...

US bars Kurdish oil from entering Texas port

The U.S. has barred a shipment of Kurdish crude oil from reaching the Te...

Nuclear Power Generation

Russia’s nuclear export body Rusatom Overseas has signed a memorandum of understanding with China for the development of floating nuclear power plants.

Russia, China move to partner on floating nuclear power plants

Russia’s nuclear export body Rusatom Overseas has signed a memorandum of...
Report from Dominion says that 50 percent of the electricity it produced from its fleet of power stations in 2013 came from carbon-free nuclear and renewable energy.

Dominion says half of 2013 power generation from carbon-free sources

Report from Dominion says that 50 percent of the electricity it produced...
Small modular reactor (SMR) developers, NuScale Power, give tour of their Corvallis facility to Governor Kitzhaber of Oregon.

SMR technology developer NuScale hosts Oregon Governor

Small modular reactor (SMR) developers, NuScale Power, give tour of thei...
Duke Energy Progress to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Agency's ownership in certain nuclear and coal generating assets representing approximately 700 MW (Pictured: The single-unit, 900-megawatt Harris Nuclear Plant located near New Hill, N.C.)

Duke to purchase NCEMPA nuclear, coal generation assets

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Hundreds of people across the country lined up to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant emissions either go too far or not far enough.

EPA power emissions rules assailed as too much, too little

Hundreds of people across the country lined up to tell the Environmental...
Certain states in the U.S. aim to increase international shipments of coal as domestic environmental protection measures are helping to increase coal exports abroad.

Domestic environmental measures prompt US coal export growth

Certain states in the U.S. aim to increase international shipments of co...
Duke Energy Progress to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Agency's ownership in certain nuclear and coal generating assets representing approximately 700 MW (Pictured: The single-unit, 900-megawatt Harris Nuclear Plant located near New Hill, N.C.)

Duke to purchase NCEMPA nuclear, coal generation assets

Duke Energy Progress to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Ag...
New Chromalox DirectConnect systems provide significant installation savings and lower the cost of ownership for multi-megawatt electric process heating systems

Chromalox introduces DirectConnect medium voltage electric heating systems

New Chromalox DirectConnect systems provide significant installation sav...

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Pemex will partner with Geneva-based Mercuria to manage natural gas imports from the US, which are likely to grow to meet increasing demand from Mexico's power sector.

Pemex, Mercuria partner to increase natural gas imports from US

Pemex will partner with Geneva-based Mercuria to manage natural gas impo...

Troubled California refinery overhaul up for vote

The refinery complex has weathered a series of releases and other accide...

CB&I announces contract for LNG export facility

CB&I has been awarded a front end engineering design services contra...
Smoke and flames rise from the Gaza power plant after it was hit by Israeli strikes, in the Nusseirat Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far. The plant’s shutdown was bound to lead to further serious disruptions of the flow of electricity and water to Gaza’s 1.7 million people. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Israel unleashes deadliest strike against Hamas; cripples Gaza power plant

Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war ...

Renewable Energy

When Republican congressman Tim Huelskamp from Kansas' First District refused to back away from his co-sponsorship of a bill that would phase out a renewable fuel program, many of his rural constituents were infuriated.

Biofuels: Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

When Republican congressman Tim Huelskamp from Kansas' First District re...
SunPower Corp. has started construction on the 135-megawatt Quinto Solar Project in Merced County, Calif.

SunPower breaks ground on 135 MW solar facility in California

SunPower Corp. has started construction on the 135-megawatt Quinto Solar...
Canada-based Boralex acquires 14 MW Calmont wind farm under development in France.

Boralex acquires 14 MW wind power project in France

Canada-based Boralex acquires 14 MW Calmont wind farm under develop...
SheerWind says adding a second turbine to a single INVELOX wind funnel, power output increases by 1.7x and provides near zero downtime. (Pictured: SheerWind's Patented INVELOX wind power system)

SheerWind announces world's first multi-turbine wind tower (Video)

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Exploration & Production News

The total estimated potential of these discoveries is approximately 3 billion boe, with potential for further improvement.

Eni makes major gas, condensates find offshore Gabon

The total estimated potential of these discoveries is approximately 3 bi...

Speaker: Spill law should exempt small oil and gas companies

West Virginia House Speaker Tim Miley wants Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to lim...

Attorney calls Oklahoma drilling tax unconstitutional

Oklahoma City attorney Jerry Fent wants the court to invalidate legislat...
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Smoke and flames rise from the Gaza power plant after it was hit by Israeli strikes, in the Nusseirat Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far. The plant’s shutdown was bound to lead to further serious disruptions of the flow of electricity and water to Gaza’s 1.7 million people. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Israel unleashes deadliest strike against Hamas; cripples Gaza power plant

Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war ...
First-of-its-kind partnership to install Bloom Energy Servers to meet surging demand for distributed generation

Exelon, Bloom bring distributed power to commercial customers

Exelon will finance Bloom Energy projects through Bloom Electrons, a ser...
New link replaces Oklaunion high-voltage direct current (HVDC) line in Texas to enhance grid reliability and facilitate efficient power exchange

ABB replaces AEP HVDC link

New link replaces Oklaunion high-voltage direct current (HVDC) line in T...
In war-struck Gaza civilians struggle to get by with electricity outages lasting up to 21 hours and water taps that have run dry without power to their fuel pumps.

Power News: In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

In war-struck Gaza civilians struggle to get by with electricity outages...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

The total estimated potential of these discoveries is approximately 3 billion boe, with potential for further improvement.

Eni makes major gas, condensates find offshore Gabon

The total estimated potential of these discoveries is approximately 3 bi...

Cyprus offshore gas drilling to start before fall

Cyprus' energy minister says exploratory drilling in the first of six po...

Total first to use Reflex Marine FROG-XT4 on offshore field

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Saipem awarded new drilling contracts worth $850 million

Saipem has been awarded new drilling contracts in Indonesia, Nigeria, th...

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