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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4 workers injured in SE Kansas oil refinery fire

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Americas Petrogas releases updates of oil and gas activities in Argentina

Jul 29, 2014 The Company is in discussion with the government to extend the exploration period of Lomas Ra...

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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

Jul 29, 2014 Certain states in the U.S. aim to increase international shipments of coal as domestic enviro...
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

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GE Energy Financial Services invests in Atria Power’s wind farms in India; supports USD $1 billion annual renewable energy investment commitment (Pictured: 25.6-MW Atria Power wind farm located in Ananthapur district of Andhra Pradesh, scheduled to begin commercial operations in September.)

GE invests in three Atria wind power projects in India

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3 jailed for blocking tracks to Anacortes refinery

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Work continues at Seattle oil train derailment

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3 jailed for blocking tracks to Anacortes refinery

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Campaign launches to secure New South Wales natural gas supply

The Australia natural gas industry is launching a new public information...

Post Oak Energy Capital commits $150 million to CP Exploration II

CPX is a newly formed oil and gas company co-located in Dallas, TX and L...

Officials require more supports beneath oil pipelines

Two oil pipelines at the bottom the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Mic...

Nuclear Power Generation

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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New report from the National Academy of Sciences says key lesson of Fukushima is the nuclear industry must focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.

Study says nuclear power industry must think about unthinkable disasters

New report from the National Academy of Sciences says key lesson of Fuku...
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam.

US Senate panel approves nuclear power agreement with Vietnam

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civi...

Coal Fired Generation News

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...
The Japanese government has voiced its support for coal-fired power in developing nations, setting an annual investment target of $4 billion.

Japan aims for $4B annual investment in coal power overseas

The Japanese government has voiced its support for coal-fired power in d...

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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...

Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of ...

BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits

BP warned Tuesday that further international sanctions on Russia could h...

3 jailed for blocking tracks to Anacortes refinery

The Skagit County Sheriff's Office says three oil-train protesters have ...

Renewable Energy

GE Energy Financial Services invests in Atria Power’s wind farms in India; supports USD $1 billion annual renewable energy investment commitment (Pictured: 25.6-MW Atria Power wind farm located in Ananthapur district of Andhra Pradesh, scheduled to begin commercial operations in September.)

GE invests in three Atria wind power projects in India

GE Energy Financial Services invests in Atria Power’s wind farms in Indi...
Waste Management is doubling capacity at its landfill gas power plant south of Arlington (Pictured: The Columbia Ridge Landfill and Recycling Center)

Waste-to-energy project to double capacity

Waste Management is doubling capacity at its landfill gas power plant so...

NextEnergy Solar Fund purchasing Ellough solar power facility

NextEnergy Solar Fund Ltd. announced July 28 that it has reached an agre...
SPI Solar subsidiary Xinwei has entered into agreements to build and transfer ownership of 71 MW of solar photovoltaic projects in China.

SPI subsidiary to build, sell solar projects totaling 71 MW in China

SPI Solar subsidiary Xinwei has entered into agreements to build and tra...

Exploration & Production News

Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of ...

Referee to hear Oklahoma drilling tax cut lawsuit

A lawsuit that challenges a new state law that sets Oklahoma's tax on oi...

Americas Petrogas releases updates of oil and gas activities in Argentina

The Company is in discussion with the government to extend the explorati...

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

The production increase is most likely attributable to the rise in retur...

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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...
Bankrupt power giant Energy Future Holdings has announced plans to auction its stake in power transmission business Oncor Electric Delivery Co.

Bankrupt Energy Future Holdings to auction stake in Oncor

Bankrupt power giant Energy Future Holdings has announced plans to aucti...
Maine utility regulators have approved a deal that gave Canadian utility Emera a stake in First Wind, the state's largest wind developer. (Pictured: First Wind’s 34 MW Bull Hill wind farm located near the Town of Eastbrook in Hancock County, Maine.)

Regulators OK Emera investment in First Wind

Maine utility regulators have approved a deal that gave Canadian utility...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

Saipem awarded new drilling contracts worth $850 million

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

New subsea construction vessel added to Technip fleet

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Topsides installed on Valemon offshore production field

On Monday July 28th the topsides were lifted into place on the steel jac...

Surveys explore U-boat, oil spill impact

C&C sent its own remotely operated vehicle down to the U-166 on Mond...

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