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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Total begins drilling Brazil offshore field

Sep 17, 2014 The first appraisal well was spudded on Libra field off the coast of Brazil in early August.&...

New oil discovery for Eni offshore Angola

Sep 17, 2014 The Ochigufu 1 NFW well, which led to the discovery, will be brought into production in recor...

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

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EPA grants extension on power plant emissions plan

Sep 17, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency has granted the public 45 more days to weigh in on a plan...
Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has just executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Duke Energy for their 48 MW solar farm project, Innovative Solar 41 (IS 41).

ISS signs PPA with Duke Energy for 48 MW solar farm

Sep 17, 2014 Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has just executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with D...
Renewable energy company Enel Green Power has commenced construction on a 61 megawatt wind power farm in Chile.

Enel Green starts build on 61 MW wind power farm in Chile

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Big Data: Business Insight for Power and Utilities

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Pacific Energy Development to Present at IPAA OGIS Conference in San Francisco

Sep 17, 2014 Pacific Energy Development to Present at IPAA OGIS Conference in San Francisco

ENSERVCO to Present at 12th Annual OGIS San Francisco Conference

Sep 17, 2014 ENSERVCO to Present at 12th Annual OGIS San Francisco Conference

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Blue Earth to Purchase Equity Position in PowerGenix With $10 Million Dollar Investment

Sep 17, 2014 Blue Earth to Purchase Equity Position in PowerGenix With $10 Million Dollar Investment

Pacific Energy Development to Present at IPAA OGIS Conference in San Francisco

Sep 17, 2014 Pacific Energy Development to Present at IPAA OGIS Conference in San Francisco

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Cameron LNG receives approval for landmark liquefaction-export project

The liquefaction-export project is expected to create approximately 3,00...

Alaska, Japanese agencies sign agreement

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RWE Dea awarded new concessions in Egypt

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

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

Offshore oil and gas: Technip further optimizes subsea assets

Technip signed today an agreement to sell 100% of its North American div...

China rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoff

The Chinese exploration rig at the center of a tense maritime standoff w...

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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...
In a decision written by Executive Director for Operations Mark Satorius, the agency concluded there is no immediate or significant safety concern at the Diablo Canyon plant, which sits on a seaside bluff midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Regulators reject call to shutdown Diablo nuclear power plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has concluded there is no immediate or...
Japan’s nuclear regulator has unanimously approved an inspection report for the Sendai Nuclear Power Station's two reactors which have been offline since 2011 after the Fukushima disaster.

Japanese nuclear plant clears major hurdle toward restart

Japan’s nuclear regulator has unanimously approved an inspection report ...

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EPA grants extension on power plant emissions plan

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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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Arizona Public Service Co. proposes early closure of a unit at its coal fueled Cholla Power Plant

APS planning changes for coal fueled Cholla Power Plant

Arizona Public Service Co. proposes early closure of a unit at its coal ...
While the world’s developing countries need access to low-cost energy, they are also the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and its associated policies.

Balancing South Africa's Energy Poverty, Climate Change Commitments

While the world's developing countries need access to low-cost energy, t...

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

Ships carrying crude oil and petroleum products are limited by size rest...
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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Keystone XL operator seeks South Dakota approval

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GE presents industrial internet solutions for the oil and gas industry

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Renewable Energy

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has just executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Duke Energy for their 48 MW solar farm project, Innovative Solar 41 (IS 41).

ISS signs PPA with Duke Energy for 48 MW solar farm

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has just executed a power purchase a...
Renewable energy company Enel Green Power has commenced construction on a 61 megawatt wind power farm in Chile.

Enel Green starts build on 61 MW wind power farm in Chile

Renewable energy company Enel Green Power has commenced construction on ...
Voith has been awarded the contract to upgrade and rehabilitate 10 turbines at Grant County PUD's Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River.

Voith to upgrade, rehab turbines at Priest Rapids Dam

Voith Hydro has been contracted to rehabilitate the turbines in the 10-u...
Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric enters biomass business with acquisition of Imperative Energy

Gaelectric enters biomass power business

Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric enters biomass business with acq...

Exploration & Production News

Planet Gas and Senex drill new oil wells in South Australia

Planet Gas Limited and Senex Energy Limited have drilled a new explorato...

Milton Roy showcases new metering pump at Rio Oil and Gas 2014

Milton Roy is exhibiting with local partner Vibropac in Pavilion 3, boot...

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Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

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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’...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it will invest more than $518 million toward grid modernization projects for rural communities in 15 states.

USDA commits over $518MM to rural grid modernization

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it will invest more than $518 mi...

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RWE Dea awarded new concessions in Egypt

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Total begins drilling Brazil offshore field

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New oil discovery for Eni offshore Angola

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GE presents industrial internet solutions for the oil and gas industry

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