Coal News: India struggling to keep plants powered during coal shortage

A significant energy crisis in India continues to loom as more than half of the nation's power plants are experiencing a serious shortage of coal, Reuters reported. 

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NET Power announces launch of zero emission gas power project

NET Power, LLC, the developer of a new, emissions-free, natural gas power generation technology, today announced the funding and completion of major project agreements for its first-of-a-kind power plant. 

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Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

If you're a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there are downsides to the recent plunge in oil prices — for the oil industry and for the economy.

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Oil and gas: North Dakota produced record amount in August

The North Dakota Industrial Commission says the state produced a record 35 million barrels of oil in August.

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GE to supply 750 MW combined-cycle power plant in Iraq

GE has signed a contract with ENKA to supply power generation equipment for a new 750-megawatt combined-cycle plant being developed by Qaiwan Group in Iraq. 

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Perry seeks unlimited oil and gas exports

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for unlimited natural gas and oil exports, saying it would help the American economy and aid American allies threatened by Russia's control of European natural gas supplies.

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Merla business strategy includes 3D simulation system and refreshed image

Oct 20, 2014 The company will reveal it at Permian Basin Trade Show to reaffirm it was conceived to create...

Offshore oil and gas: US justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

Oct 20, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from 11 Louisiana parishes or regions that wanted t...

Cleanup continues on oil spill in farmer's field

Oct 20, 2014 Cleanup continues around-the-clock and one year after a pipeline break spilled more than 20,0...

Latest Energy News - Power

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted Exelon’s Limerick nuclear plant a 20 year operating extension

Limerick nuclear plant approved for 20 year operating extension

Oct 20, 2014 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted Exelon’s Limerick nuclear plant a 20 year ...
Coal-fired generation at Black Dog plant will end in 2015, Xcel Energy tells regulators, grid operator

Coal fired generation at Black Dog plant will end in 2015

Oct 20, 2014 Xcel announced it has submitted plans to stop coal-fired generation at its Black Dog plant in...
Lightbridge and Vietnam sign agreement for comprehensive consulting support on development of a research nuclear reactor

Research nuclear reactor agreement signed by Lightbridge, Vietnam

Oct 20, 2014 Lightbridge and Vietnam sign agreement for comprehensive consulting support on development of...

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U.S. Power Industry's Regulatory Future, Part One: Clean Power Plan, Coal Combustion Residuals Stir Legal Fights, an Industrial Info News Alert

Oct 21, 2014 U.S. Power Industry's Regulatory Future, Part One: Clean Power Plan, Coal Combustion Residual...

New Mexico Sees Boom in Transmission Investments as Permian Oil Production Expands, an Industrial Info News Alert

Oct 21, 2014 New Mexico Sees Boom in Transmission Investments as Permian Oil Production Expands, an Indust...

Texas, Louisiana Gear Up for $117 Billion in Project Starts in 2015, an Industrial Info News Alert

Oct 21, 2014 Texas, Louisiana Gear Up for $117 Billion in Project Starts in 2015, an Industrial Info News ...

HyperSolar Achieves Breakthrough in Hydrogen Separation Process

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U.S. Power Industry's Regulatory Future, Part One: Clean Power Plan, Coal Combustion Residuals Stir Legal Fights, an Industrial Info News Alert

Oct 21, 2014 U.S. Power Industry's Regulatory Future, Part One: Clean Power Plan, Coal Combustion Residual...

New Mexico Sees Boom in Transmission Investments as Permian Oil Production Expands, an Industrial Info News Alert

Oct 21, 2014 New Mexico Sees Boom in Transmission Investments as Permian Oil Production Expands, an Indust...

Tesla Announces Release Date for Third Quarter Financial Results

Oct 21, 2014 Tesla Announces Release Date for Third Quarter Financial Results

Texas, Louisiana Gear Up for $117 Billion in Project Starts in 2015, an Industrial Info News Alert

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IHS: ISIL oil production worth estimated $800 million per year

Selling oil at a sharp discount on the black market still generates sign...

Angola LNG plant closure stokes fear of oil output decline

Following the closure of a critical liquefied natural gas plant in Angol...

Foster Wheeler awarded EPC contract by PEMEX for refinery in Mexico

Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by PEMEX for an ultra-low sul...

CB&I announces gasification technology award in China

CB&I has been awarded a contract by Shandong Sincier Petrochemical f...

Oil & Gas Pipelines and Transportation News

IHS: ISIL oil production worth estimated $800 million per year

Selling oil at a sharp discount on the black market still generates sign...

Cleanup continues on oil spill in farmer's field

Cleanup continues around-the-clock and one year after a pipeline break s...

Chevron postpones start of Indonesia offshore natural gas project

Chevron is postponing the start date of a natural gas project off the co...

Putin cheered in Serbia, seeks gas pipeline backing

Russian President Vladimir Putin attended a military parade Thursday in ...

Nuclear Power Generation

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted Exelon’s Limerick nuclear plant a 20 year operating extension

Limerick nuclear plant approved for 20 year operating extension

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted Exelon’s Limerick nuc...
Lightbridge and Vietnam sign agreement for comprehensive consulting support on development of a research nuclear reactor

Research nuclear reactor agreement signed by Lightbridge, Vietnam

Lightbridge and Vietnam sign agreement for comprehensive consulting supp...
Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility that had been planned northwest of Las Vegas meets all post-closure design requirements

NRC: Yucca nuclear waste storage plan meets safety objectives

Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste faci...
Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant has restarted operations after a month of being offline

Unit 2 of Vogtle nuclear plant restarts operations

Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant has restarted operations aft...

Coal Fired Generation News

Coal-fired generation at Black Dog plant will end in 2015, Xcel Energy tells regulators, grid operator

Coal fired generation at Black Dog plant will end in 2015

Xcel announced it has submitted plans to stop coal-fired generation at i...
Virginia State Corporation Commission says cost of electricity would increase substantially and service reliabilitycould be significantly affected under EPA's proposed power emissions rules

VSCC: EPA power emissions rules would raise electricity costs

Virginia State Corporation Commission says cost of electricity would inc...
Sale represents 100 percent of AES’ interest in assets in Turkey, consisting of operating natural gas and hydroelectric facilities and its interest in a coal-fired power development project

AES to sell all power generation stakes in Turkey for $125MM

Sale represents 100 percent of AES’ interest in assets in Turkey, consis...
India is facing a potentially significant energy crisis after more than half of the nation's power plants are experiencing a severe shortage of coal

Coal News: India struggling to keep plants powered during coal shortage

India is facing a potentially significant energy crisis after more than ...

Gas Fired Generation News

North Dakota aims to reduce natural gas flaring

About one-third of the natural gas North Dakota has produced in recent y...

Cleanup continues on oil spill in farmer's field

Cleanup continues around-the-clock and one year after a pipeline break s...
Siemens supplies installation and commissioning of three SGT-800 industrial gas turbines and one SST-600 steam turbine to Dow in Stade, Germany

Siemens gas and steam turbines powering Dow plant in Germany

Siemens supplies installation and commissioning of three SGT-800 industr...
EPA finalizes greenhouse gas permit for Victoria Power Station expansion; $200 million project will create 80 construction jobs

EPA clears Victoria gas fired power station expansion

EPA finalizes greenhouse gas permit for Victoria Power Station expansion...

Renewable Energy

The second-generation biofuels plant operated by Abengoa, a Spanish multinational corporation, has the capacity to produce 25 million gallons of ethanol per year

Biofuels plant harbinger of renewable fuel future

The second-generation biofuels plant operated by Abengoa, a Spanish mult...
Altus Power America and town of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts sign solar Net Metering Credit Purchase Agreement

Altus Power enters solar net metering agreement in Massachusetts

Altus Power America and town of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts sign sola...
Yahoo!, Inc. has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with OwnEnergy for wind power which will be used to offset much of Yahoo's energy usage in the Great Plains region

Yahoo signs renewable energy PPA with OwnEnergy

Yahoo!, Inc. has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)...
Vermont is hailed as creating an inspiring legacy of achievements that put the state in the forefront of renewable energy

Vermont described as a pioneer in renewable energy

A member of the California Energy Commission hails Vermont as creating ...

Exploration & Production News

IHS: ISIL oil production worth estimated $800 million per year

Selling oil at a sharp discount on the black market still generates sign...

North Dakota aims to reduce natural gas flaring

About one-third of the natural gas North Dakota has produced in recent y...

Merla business strategy includes 3D simulation system and refreshed image

The company will reveal it at Permian Basin Trade Show to reaffirm it wa...

Delay in Illinois hydraulic fracturing permitting spurs suit

Southern Illinois landowners are suing the state for failing to implemen...

Transmission & Distribution

Alstom T&D India wins second grid strengthening contract from Power Grid

Power Grid awards Alstom new transmission systems contract

Alstom T&D India wins second grid strengthening contract from Power ...
Agreement provides for extra resources to help restore electric service for customers in the aftermath of a widespread, catastrophic natural disaster

Power News: PG&E, FPL sign cross-continent mutual aid agreement

Agreement provides for extra resources to help restore electric service ...
Construction underway on new 345-kilovolt FirstEnergy transmission line in Ohio

New FirstEnergy transmission line underway in Toledo area

Construction underway on new 345-kilovolt FirstEnergy transmission line ...
Nexans’ High-Voltage teams are growing business across North America as major new power transmission projects come online

Nexans opens power transmission cable plant in South Carolina

Nexans’ High-Voltage teams are growing business across North America as ...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

Chevron installs new offshore oil and gas drillship in Gulf of Mexico

Chevron Corporation's new drillship has arrived in the Gulf of Mexico, a...

Offshore oil and gas: US justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from 11 Louisiana parishes or ...

Chevron postpones start of Indonesia offshore natural gas project

Chevron is postponing the start date of a natural gas project off the co...

U.S. oil and gas rig count down 12 to 1,918

Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas gained two rigs, while...

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