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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Planet Gas and Senex drill new oil wells in South Australia

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Burlington Electric Department's recent purchase of the 7.4 MW Winooski 1 hydroelectric project enabled it to reach 100 percent renewable power.

100 percent of electricity in Vermont's largest city from renewable sources

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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

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Big Data: Business Insight for Power and Utilities

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Sankara "Vishi" Viswanathan Named Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of Day & Zimmermann

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Tombstone Exploration Corporation Renews Its State Exploration Permit for Section 16 of the Tombstone Mining District

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Methes Energies Attracts Large Response to Recent Successful Webinar

Sep 16, 2014 Methes Energies Attracts Large Response to Recent Successful Webinar

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Cameron LNG receives approval for landmark liquefaction-export project

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Alaska, Japanese agencies sign agreement

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China rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoff

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Keystone XL operator seeks South Dakota approval

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Natural gas company seeks federal OK for pipeline

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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

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APS planning changes for coal fueled Cholla Power Plant

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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

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Construction of what is expected to be the largest post-combustion carbon capture system in the world is officially underway.

Petra Nova carbon capture-enhanced oil recovery project underway

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Rostec and Shenhua to invest up to US$10 billion into coal mine development and building of transport and utilities infrastructure in Siberia and the Far East of Russia.

Rostec, Shenhua to invest up to $10B on coal, utilities infrastructure

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Burlington Electric Department's recent purchase of the 7.4 MW Winooski 1 hydroelectric project enabled it to reach 100 percent renewable power.

100 percent of electricity in Vermont's largest city from renewable sources

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Duke Energy to acquire and construct three solar power facilities in North Carolina totaling 128 megawatts (MW) of capacity. Duke Energy's new solar facilities will look similar to the company's existing ones. Pictured is the Millfield Solar Power Project in Beaufort County, N.C.

Duke Energy commits $500MM to North Carolina solar power expansion

Duke Energy to acquire and construct three solar power facilities in Nor...
Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company is requesting proposals for up to 200 megawatts of solar photovoltaic generation resources

Xcel seeking up to 200 MW of new solar power

Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company is requesting proposal...
A lease agreement has been signed to use New Bedford for staging and construction of Cape Wind, a proposed 130-turbine offshore wind power project.

Cape Wind offshore renewable energy project to be built in New Bedford

A lease agreement has been signed to use terminal in New Bedford for sta...

Exploration & Production News

Planet Gas and Senex drill new oil wells in South Australia

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

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Transmission & Distribution

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...
Rostec and Shenhua to invest up to US$10 billion into coal mine development and building of transport and utilities infrastructure in Siberia and the Far East of Russia.

Rostec, Shenhua to invest up to $10B on coal, utilities infrastructure

Rostec and Shenhua to invest up to US$10 billion into coal mine developm...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

Offshore oil and gas: Technip further optimizes subsea assets

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

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

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

China rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoff

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GE presents industrial internet solutions for the oil and gas industry

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