Fukushima nuclear plant worker dies after falling into tank

A worker at Japan's wrecked nuclear power plant died after falling into a water storage tank, the latest in a growing number of accidents at the site still struggling to clean up the mess from the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

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Dickinson oil refinery costing more than expected due to delays

The cost of a new oil refinery near Dickinson is rising due to delays in getting the facility up to full production.

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TransCanada takes steps to acquire Keystone oil pipeline land

The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline made good on its promise Tuesday to try to seize access to the Nebraska land it needs to finish the project — the first steps it's taken since the state's high court removed a major legal barrier.

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Solar power creating jobs nearly 20x faster than overall US economy

The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit solar research and education organization, has released its fifth annual National Solar Jobs Census.

 

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Schlumberger will cut 9,000 jobs in response to falling oil prices

Oil services provider Schlumberger Ltd. says it is cutting 9,000 jobs in response to falling oil prices.

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Iran's oil minister: OPEC will eventually cut oil production

Iran's oil minister is expressing hope that the OPEC oil cartel will begin cutting production in order to shore up plunging oil prices.

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Oil prices rose on the news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Thursday, but the king's death is not expected to change the course of oil prices over the next several months.

BREAKING: Oil rises after death of Saudi king, but effect seen muted

Jan 23, 2015

Oil prices rose on the news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Thursday

Petrobras shale oil processing technology cuts greenhouse gas emissions

Jan 23, 2015 Researchers expect to be able to capture at least 90% of the CO2 emitted when the technology ...

Enterprise to Move Forward with Panola gas pipeline expansion

Jan 23, 2015 As part of the expansion project, Enterprise plans to install 60 miles of new pipeline, as we...

Latest Energy News - Power

U.S. nuclear energy facilities generated electricity at a record high level of efficiency in 2014, based on preliminary 2014 data compiled by the Nuclear Energy Institute

US nuclear power plants posted record high efficiency in 2014

Jan 23, 2015 U.S. nuclear energy facilities generated electricity at a record high level of efficiency in ...
The $60 million plant is expected to generate 20 MW of electricity when it opens in a year and will be about four or five times bigger than most garbage-to-power projects

California landfill taps methane for power

Jan 23, 2015 The $60 million plant is expected to generate 20 MW of electricity when it opens in a year an...
Siemens has received an order for three SGT6-5000F gas turbines from Peru for new plants that will be installed in Ilo, which is a seaport in the Moquegua region

Siemens to deliver turbines for gas fired power plants in Peru

Jan 23, 2015 Siemens has received an order for three SGT6-5000F gas turbines from Peru for new plants that...

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General Electric Company Files Form 8-K

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API: oil exploration drilling increased 75 percent in Q4

Estimated U.S. exploratory oil well completions increased by 75 percent ...

Kinder Morgan to acquire premier midstream position in Bakken

The transaction creates a premier midstream platform for KMI in the Bakk...

Dickinson oil refinery costing more than expected due to delays

The cost of a new oil refinery near Dickinson is rising due to delays in...

API: Additional regulations on gas drilling methane are unnecessary

API says methane emissions from oil and natural gas production are falli...

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Enterprise to Move Forward with Panola gas pipeline expansion

As part of the expansion project, Enterprise plans to install 60 miles o...

Williston water tests safe after river oil pipeline spill in Montana

North Dakota health officials say testing has concluded that Williston's...

US offshore rig utilization rate falling

Some oil producers are idling offshore drilling rigs as energy prices fa...

Kinder Morgan to acquire premier midstream position in Bakken

The transaction creates a premier midstream platform for KMI in the Bakk...

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U.S. nuclear energy facilities generated electricity at a record high level of efficiency in 2014, based on preliminary 2014 data compiled by the Nuclear Energy Institute

US nuclear power plants posted record high efficiency in 2014

U.S. nuclear energy facilities generated electricity at a record high le...
One of the nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point B power station will be taken out of service for a major maintenance program worth £40m ($60 million).

EDF invests $60MM in Hinkley B maintenance program

One of the nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point B power station will be tak...
In his 2015 State of the Union address the president spoke to the nation's positioning in oil & gas and renewables in passing, but overall kept his commentary on energy and some of its key issues very sparse

State of the Union: Obama address sparse on energy

In his 2015 State of the Union address the president spoke to the nation...
A worker at Japan's wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has died in an onsite accident

Fukushima nuclear plant worker dies after falling into tank

A worker at Japan's wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has di...

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In his 2015 State of the Union address the president spoke to the nation's positioning in oil & gas and renewables in passing, but overall kept his commentary on energy and some of its key issues very sparse

State of the Union: Obama address sparse on energy

In his 2015 State of the Union address the president spoke to the nation...

2 groups back away from plan on New Mexico coal power plant

Two of the half-dozen organizations that endorsed a utility's plan to sh...
ISO-New England officials said wind and solar resources are a small but growing part of the region's energy mix, though they are not always available when needed by the region's 14 million residents

ISO-New England presents briefing on state of grid

ISO-New England officials said wind and solar resources are a small but ...
The West Virginia Senate has voted 33-0 to repeal the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard

West Virginia Senate passes energy act repeal unopposed

The West Virginia Senate has voted 33-0 to repeal the Alternative and Re...

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Petrobras shale oil processing technology cuts greenhouse gas emissions

Researchers expect to be able to capture at least 90% of the CO2 emitted...

Enterprise to Move Forward with Panola gas pipeline expansion

As part of the expansion project, Enterprise plans to install 60 miles o...
Siemens has received an order for three SGT6-5000F gas turbines from Peru for new plants that will be installed in Ilo, which is a seaport in the Moquegua region

Siemens to deliver turbines for gas fired power plants in Peru

Siemens has received an order for three SGT6-5000F gas turbines from Per...

Kinder Morgan to acquire premier midstream position in Bakken

The transaction creates a premier midstream platform for KMI in the Bakk...

Renewable Energy

The $60 million plant is expected to generate 20 MW of electricity when it opens in a year and will be about four or five times bigger than most garbage-to-power projects

California landfill taps methane for power

The $60 million plant is expected to generate 20 MW of electricity when ...
Total and SunPower have announced the completion of the 70-megawatt PV Salvador project, one of the world's largest operating merchant solar power plants

Total, SunPower complete 70 MW PV Salvador solar power plant in Chile

Total and SunPower have announced the completion of the 70-megawatt PV S...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced his plan to create a tax break for energy generated from wind and solar facilities

New York Gov. Cuomo proposes renewable energy tax breaks

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced his plan to create a tax break ...

Prologis completes 4.2 MW solar power project in Los Angeles

Some 1.1 million square feet of Prologis rooftop space will feed solar p...

Exploration & Production News

Oil prices rose on the news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Thursday, but the king's death is not expected to change the course of oil prices over the next several months.

BREAKING: Oil rises after death of Saudi king, but effect seen muted

Oil prices rose on the news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdulla...

API: oil exploration drilling increased 75 percent in Q4

Estimated U.S. exploratory oil well completions increased by 75 percent ...

Tullow updates exploration and production activities in Kenya

Tullow Oil released an update on a series of exploration and appraisal a...

Eni announces a new oil and gas discovery in the Western Desert of Egypt

In the last three years, in the Western Desert of Egypt, Eni has doubled...

Transmission & Distribution

In his 2015 State of the Union address the president spoke to the nation's positioning in oil & gas and renewables in passing, but overall kept his commentary on energy and some of its key issues very sparse

State of the Union: Obama address sparse on energy

In his 2015 State of the Union address the president spoke to the nation...
ISO-New England officials said wind and solar resources are a small but growing part of the region's energy mix, though they are not always available when needed by the region's 14 million residents

ISO-New England presents briefing on state of grid

ISO-New England officials said wind and solar resources are a small but ...
India has already committed billions in funding for smart grid infrastructure and cumulative spending is forecasted at $21.6bn over the period 2015-2025, according to a new study

Study: India to spend $21.6B on Smart Grid infrastructure by 2025

India has already committed billions in funding for smart grid infrastru...
National Grid has launched a pilot program in Worcester that helps customers better track their power usage and ultimately save money

National Grid launches smart-grid program in Worcester

National Grid has launched a pilot program in Worcester that helps custo...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

US offshore rig utilization rate falling

Some oil producers are idling offshore drilling rigs as energy prices fa...

Petrobras utilizing subsea technology to maximize savings

Technology adapted for pre-salt depths replaces the use of drilling ship...

KrisEnergy completes 2D seismic program offshore Bangladesh

KrisEnergy announces that the Binh Minh 2 vessel has completed a 3,146 k...

Eni awarded two offshore exploration licenses in Norway

Eni was awarded two exploration licenses in the Barents sea and in the N...

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