US Senate rejects Keystone XL oil pipeline

The Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday aimed at forcing completion of a Canada-to Texas oil pipeline, a massive project at the center of a fierce environmental dispute.

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Halliburton buying Baker Hughes in $34.6B deal

In a deal that shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the energy industry, Halliburton is buying rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes in a cash-and-stock deal worth $34.6 billion.

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Massive Ivanpah solar power plant lags in output

The largest solar power plant of its type in the world — once promoted as a turning point in green energy — isn't producing as much energy as planned.

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Hydraulic fracturing accident kills 1, injures 2 in Colorado

An accident at a hydraulic fracturing site in northern Colorado killed one worker and seriously injured two others Thursday, authorities said.

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Siemens, Bechtel win turnkey order for 778 MW gas power plant

Siemens in consortium with Bechtel, has been awarded the order for the turnkey supply of Panda Power Funds' Stonewall Energy Project in Leesburg, Virginia.

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Hydraulic fracturing to be permitted in GW National Forest

Environmentalists and energy boosters alike welcomed a federal compromise announced Tuesday that will allow fracking in the largest national forest in the eastern United States, but make most of its woods off-limits to drilling.

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2 injured in Chile oil refinery fire

Nov 25, 2014 A fire at a refinery owned by Chile's state oil company ENAP has injured two workers. 

As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

Nov 25, 2014 The group is facing the most pronounced decline in oil prices since the financial crisis hit ...

Saipem’s ERSAI awarded major new contract in the Caspian Region

Nov 25, 2014 Contract scope includes yard engineering, fabrication and pre-commissioning activities as wel...

Latest Energy News - Power

EPA says Texas should invest more than $2 billion to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions at its largest coal power plant, but the state's coal regulator said the plan would increase costs for consumers while doing little for the environment

EPA: Coal plants should spend $2B to cut emissions

Nov 25, 2014 EPA says Texas should invest more than $2 billion to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions at its l...
Nepal has signed an agreement for an Indian company to build a $1 billion hydroelectric plant to boost supplies in the energy-starved Himalayan nation and export power to India

Nepal signs $1B Indian hydropower deal

Nov 25, 2014 Indian company Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. will build the 900 megawatt Arun III hydropower s...
SunEdison and Renova Energia create a joint venture to develop 1 gigawatt of utility scale solar power in Brazil

SunEdison, Renova to develop 1 GW of solar power in Brazil

Nov 25, 2014 SunEdison and Renova Energia create a joint venture to develop 1 gigawatt of utility scale so...

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Philip Falcone Departs Harbinger Group Inc. and Will Continue to Advance HC2 Holdings, Inc.

Nov 25, 2014 Philip Falcone Departs Harbinger Group Inc. and Will Continue to Advance HC2 Holdings, Inc.

Western Gas Partners Closes Nuevo Midstream, LLC Acquisition and Issuance Under Exercise of Underwriters' Over-Allotment Option

Nov 25, 2014 Western Gas Partners Closes Nuevo Midstream, LLC Acquisition and Issuance Under Exercise of U...

Princeton Power Systems Announces Commercial Availability of "V2X" Charging Stations

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CBS Money Watch Article Lauds MCW Energy Group's Breakthrough Oil Sands Extraction Technology & MCW Announces Participation in LD Micro Conference, Los Angeles, December 2nd - 4th, 2014

Nov 25, 2014 CBS Money Watch Article Lauds MCW Energy Group's Breakthrough Oil Sands Extraction Technology...

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ZBB Energy to Present at LD Micro Conference

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Princeton Power Systems Announces Commercial Availability of "V2X" Charging Stations

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CBS Money Watch Article Lauds MCW Energy Group's Breakthrough Oil Sands Extraction Technology & MCW Announces Participation in LD Micro Conference, Los Angeles, December 2nd - 4th, 2014

Nov 25, 2014 CBS Money Watch Article Lauds MCW Energy Group's Breakthrough Oil Sands Extraction Technology...

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2 injured in Chile oil refinery fire

A fire at a refinery owned by Chile's state oil company ENAP has injured...

US refining sector sees a boost in quarterly results

The boosted earnings recorded by the US refiners in Q3 2014 is mainly at...

Brazil judge releases 11 pending Petrobras trial

A federal judge has released 11 of the 24 people arrested in the corrupt...

ConocoPhillips Chairman urges U.S. oil export

ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance says exports of the nation's ...

Oil & Gas Pipelines and Transportation News

2 injured in Chile oil refinery fire

A fire at a refinery owned by Chile's state oil company ENAP has injured...

As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

The group is facing the most pronounced decline in oil prices since the ...

Saipem’s ERSAI awarded major new contract in the Caspian Region

Contract scope includes yard engineering, fabrication and pre-commission...

Phillips 66 and Energy Transfer announce open season for Nederland to St. James crude oil pipeline

The binding open season will commence on Dec. 1st, 2014. 

Nuclear Power Generation

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reviewing 20 applications for new nuclear reactors, which may signal that a nuclear revival in the U.S. is already underway

Is nuclear power poised for a revival in the US?

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reviewing 20 applications for new n...
Westinghouse has entered into a multi-party agreement to develop nuclear power in Turkey

Westinghouse to co-develop nuclear power in Turkey

Westinghouse has entered into a multi-party agreement to develop nuclear...
Report from a Nevada state agency accuses NRC staffers of

Nevada report alleges bias in Yucca Mountain evaluation

Report from a Nevada state agency accuses NRC staffers of "abandoni...
U.S. adversaries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut down the electric grid and other critical systems in parts of the nation, according to country's top cyber official.

NSA director: China can damage US power grid

U.S. adversaries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut do...

Coal Fired Generation News

EPA says Texas should invest more than $2 billion to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions at its largest coal power plant, but the state's coal regulator said the plan would increase costs for consumers while doing little for the environment

EPA: Coal plants should spend $2B to cut emissions

EPA says Texas should invest more than $2 billion to reduce sulfur dioxi...
Reactions to the growing trend of converting coal-fired power plants to natural gas facilities have been mixed in the U.S.

Reactions mixed on conversion of coal power to natural gas in US

Reactions to the growing trend of converting coal-fired power plants to ...
In this Thursday, July 22, 2010, file photo, former Massey Energy Company Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. On Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, Blankenship pleaded not guilty to conspiracy charges in a 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 men. Blankenship faces up to 31 years in prison, if convicted. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Ex-Massey CEO pleads not guilty in deadly coal mine explosion

Former Massey Energy CEO pleads not guilty to charges levied against him...
If constructed, Plant Washington would be one of just two planned coal power plants in the U.S. to dodge pending rules severely restricting carbon dioxide emissions

Allied still trying to build coal power plant

If constructed, Plant Washington would be one of just two planned coal p...

Gas Fired Generation News

Siemens receives Power Island order with H-class turbine technology for 869 MW combined cycle power plant project in Ohio (Rendering of the Oregon Clean Energy Center, which will be the site of an 869 megawatt H-class combined-cycle power plant)

Siemens wins Power Island order for combined cycle power plant

Siemens receives Power Island order with H-class turbine technology for ...

2 injured in Chile oil refinery fire

A fire at a refinery owned by Chile's state oil company ENAP has injured...
Reactions to the growing trend of converting coal-fired power plants to natural gas facilities have been mixed in the U.S.

Reactions mixed on conversion of coal power to natural gas in US

Reactions to the growing trend of converting coal-fired power plants to ...

US refining sector sees a boost in quarterly results

The boosted earnings recorded by the US refiners in Q3 2014 is mainly at...

Renewable Energy

Nepal has signed an agreement for an Indian company to build a $1 billion hydroelectric plant to boost supplies in the energy-starved Himalayan nation and export power to India

Nepal signs $1B Indian hydropower deal

Indian company Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. will build the 900 megawatt ...
SunEdison and Renova Energia create a joint venture to develop 1 gigawatt of utility scale solar power in Brazil

SunEdison, Renova to develop 1 GW of solar power in Brazil

SunEdison and Renova Energia create a joint venture to develop 1 gigawat...
AREVA has signed a contract extending its service and maintenance of turbines at the Alpha Ventus wind farm offshore Germany

AREVA North Sea wind power maintenance contract renewed

AREVA has signed a contract extending its service and maintenance of tur...
New 5.2 MW facility will be an extension of the Hardingham solar power project in the UK

Bluefield to expand Hardingham solar power facility

New 5.2 MW facility will be an extension of the Hardingham solar power p...

Exploration & Production News

Shale gas company extends Poland licenses

A company official says that oil and gas firm San Leon Energy is extendi...

Maryland shale gas drilling panel closing in on final report

Maryland currently doesn't allow the practice for extracting gas from sh...

EIA: Shale gas provides largest share of U.S. natural gas production in 2013

Total U.S. natural gas gross withdrawals reached a new high at 82 billio...

As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

The group is facing the most pronounced decline in oil prices since the ...

Transmission & Distribution

U.S. adversaries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut down the electric grid and other critical systems in parts of the nation, according to country's top cyber official.

NSA director: China can damage US power grid

U.S. adversaries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut do...
Siemens demonstrates the effectiveness of high voltage direct current (HVDC) technologies in meeting the urgent need for efficient power networks for integrating renewables

Power Transmission: Electricity Superhighways

Siemens demonstrates the effectiveness of high voltage direct current (H...
Historic step authorizes transmission line for offshore wind power from Block Island to Rhode Island mainland

Interior authorizes renewable energy transmission line in federal waters

Historic step authorizes transmission line for offshore wind power from ...
ABB software upgrade helps Swaziland utility bring more reliable power to its citizens

ABB aids upgrade of energy management in Swaziland

ABB software upgrade helps Swaziland utility bring more reliable power t...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

Saipem’s ERSAI awarded major new contract in the Caspian Region

Contract scope includes yard engineering, fabrication and pre-commission...

As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

The group is facing the most pronounced decline in oil prices since the ...

CNOOC Limited announces start of offshore oil production at Huizhou and Xijiang

This project is located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South Chin...

Subsea 7 awarded contract in Gulf of Mexico

The contract scope of work involves the installation of 27 miles of 8” F...

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