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Legend Oil and Gas drills 8 new wells in Kansas

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Mexico opens oil and gas to foreign, private firms

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World’s largest solar powered boat helps seek Europe’s oldest village

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Libya's largest oil depot begins exports

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US government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas

Aug 20, 2014 The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas c...

Oil production shut down on Troll C

Aug 20, 2014 Statoil shut down production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea after an inspection pro...

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Two miners have been confirmed dead and 25 remain missing following a gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern China.

Coal mine blast kills 2, traps 25

Aug 20, 2014 Two miners have been confirmed dead and 25 remain missing following a gas explosion at a coal...
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $67 million in nuclear energy research and infrastructure enhancement awards.

DOE invests $67MM to advanced nuclear energy technology

Aug 20, 2014 The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $67 million in nuclear energy research and...
Marshall County Commission voted 2-1  to approve a payment in lieu of taxes agreement for a 549 MW natural gas-power plant that developers plan to build in Moundsville, West Virginia.

Marshall commission OKs agreement on 549 MW gas power plant

Aug 20, 2014 Marshall County Commission voted 2-1  to approve a payment in lieu of taxes agreeme...

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Aug 20, 2014 Federman & Sherwood Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Key Energy Se...

Choose Energy Reaches Major Milestone Sourcing 2.2 Billion Kilowatt-Hours of Energy for Customers

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Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports

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United Refinery and Enbridge Pipelines enter shared pipeline agreement

United Refinery Company announced it entered into a cost-sharing agreeme...

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Libya's largest oil depot begins exports

The central government had resolved a dispute last month with militias i...

Oil production shut down on Troll C

Statoil shut down production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea af...

Algeria oil and gas exports drop 9 percent in first quarter

Algeria's central bank said exports of oil and natural gas dropped 9 per...

EMAS AMC awarded a three-year frame agreement for subsea installation in UK

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The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $67 million in nuclear energy research and infrastructure enhancement awards.

DOE invests $67MM to advanced nuclear energy technology

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $67 million in nuclea...
With the award of the FY14 grants, the NRC Nuclear Education Program has awarded nearly $122 million since the program began in 2007.

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With the award of the FY14 grants, the NRC Nuclear Education Program has...
Nuclear power industry had hoped its newest generation of plants in Georgia and South Carolina would prove it could build without the delays and cost overruns so endemic years ago. (Pictured: May 2014 – Construction of new reactors at the at V. C. Summer Nuclear Station in Jenkinsville, S.C. SCANA Corp. expects at least a year-long delay in the completion of its two reactors)

Delays for new nuclear power plant pressure industry

Nuclear power industry had hoped its newest generation of plants in Geor...

NuScale looking to build small scale nuclear power plant in Washington

NuScale is looking to expand the number of nuclear power plants in Washi...

Coal Fired Generation News

Two miners have been confirmed dead and 25 remain missing following a gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern China.

Coal mine blast kills 2, traps 25

Two miners have been confirmed dead and 25 remain missing following a ga...
Duke is reporting the accidental discharge of fuel oil into the Ohio River during a routine transfer of oil at the coal-fired W.C. Beckjord Station.

Duke Energy reports fuel oil spill into Ohio River

Duke is reporting the accidental discharge of fuel oil into the Ohio Riv...
If approved, plan would reduce IPL’s dependence on coal from 79 percent in 2007 to 44 percent in 2017, making natural gas IPL’s largest fuel generation source.

IPL looks to fully convert Harding coal power plant to natural gas

If approved, plan would reduce IPL's dependence on coal from 79 percent ...
The Kemper integrated gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) power plant project reaches another milestone with commercial operation of combined cycle unit

Combined cycle unit begins commercial operation at Kemper IGCC plant

The Kemper integrated gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) power plant pro...

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Algeria oil and gas exports drop 9 percent in first quarter

Algeria's central bank said exports of oil and natural gas dropped 9 per...

BP hires new CEO to improve competitiveness of onshore oil and gas assets

BP announced today that it has named David Lawler chief executive office...
Marshall County Commission voted 2-1  to approve a payment in lieu of taxes agreement for a 549 MW natural gas-power plant that developers plan to build in Moundsville, West Virginia.

Marshall commission OKs agreement on 549 MW gas power plant

Marshall County Commission voted 2-1  to approve a payment in ...
ContourGlobal to build, own and operate a new 53 MW thermal power generation facility located on an existing brownfield site in Dakar, Senegal.

ContourGlobal to build new oil, gas-fired power plant in Senegal

ContourGlobal to build, own and operate a new 53 MW thermal power genera...

Renewable Energy

Canadian Solar has completed the sale of the 10 MW Good Light solar power plant in Ontario, Canada.

Canadian Solar completes sale of Good Light solar power plant

Canadian Solar has completed the sale of the 10 MW Good Light solar powe...
The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System near Primm, Nevada, uses over 300,000 mirrors to focus sunlight on boilers' tubes atop 450 foot towers heating water into steam which in turn drives turbines to create electricity. New estimates for the plant near the California-Nevada border say thousands of birds are dying yearly, roasted by the concentrated sun rays from the mirrors.

Emerging solar power plants scorch birds in mid-air

The bird kills mark the latest instance in which the quest for clean ene...
Demonstration plant combines wastewater with algae to produce the world’s first energy-generating wastewater treatment process using carbon-negative technologies.

Conversion of algae, wastewater to energy, clean water

Demonstration plant combines wastewater with algae to produce the world’...
Alstom receives first order for synchronous condenser from transmission grid operator TenneT in Germany.

Power systems operator TenneT orders Alstom synchronous condenser

Alstom receives first order for synchronous condenser from transmission ...

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Libya's largest oil depot begins exports

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Continued success for Contact Exploration's Kakwa Development

The New Wells have undergone testing for a longer duration than Contact'...

Alaska oil tax referendum too close to call

Voters rejecting a referendum to repeal Alaska's revised oil tax system ...

Algeria oil and gas exports drop 9 percent in first quarter

Algeria's central bank said exports of oil and natural gas dropped 9 per...

Transmission & Distribution

Alstom receives first order for synchronous condenser from transmission grid operator TenneT in Germany.

Power systems operator TenneT orders Alstom synchronous condenser

Alstom receives first order for synchronous condenser from transmission ...
One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid.

Huge PPL power transmission proposal faces opposition

The stakes are huge: Beyond the billions in initial construction costs, ...
MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland’s Pentland Firth will rely on ABB technology to feed renewable energy into onshore distribution grid.

ABB to tie Europe’s largest tidal energy project to UK grid

MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland’s Pentland Firth will rely on AB...
Andalay Solar partners with Highpower for commercializing viable energy storage systems.

Andalay, Highpower partner on development of energy storage systems

Andalay Solar partners with Highpower for commercializing viable energy ...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

US government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas

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Oil production shut down on Troll C

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EMAS AMC awarded a three-year frame agreement for subsea installation in UK

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FMC Technologies receives order for additional manifolds from Petrobras

FMC Technologies has received orders for 19 subsea manifolds for Petrobr...

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