Running on Renewable Energy

A research project funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment shows that if renewable energy sources were networked with storage systems and standby power plant, they could secure the country’s power supply in the future.

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INPEX finds gas in Western Australia

INPEX Corporation announced Aug. 25 it discovered natural gas at its Lasseter-1/ST1 well in block WA-274-P, which is located in the Browse Basin in Western Australia.

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Feds say backhoe nicked oil pipeline before Wyoming oil spill

A 25,000-gallon oil spill in the Powder River Basin occurred after a backhoe nicked a 6-inch underground pipeline and, over time, corrosion turned the minor damage into an oil-spewing hole, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday.

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ABB launches world's most powerful subsea power cable system (Video)

This latest innovation will more than double the power capacity to about 2,600 megawatts (MW) from 1,000 MW.

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Westinghouse pursues AP1000 nuclear power plant in Utah

Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to pursue the development of a two-unit AP1000® nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah.

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Politicians cheer Pittsburgh airport gas drilling

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport was cheered Monday by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.

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Oil production at Alaska's Cook Inlet reaches more than 16,000 bpd

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Morgan Stanley proposes building Texas compressed natural gas export facility

Sep 2, 2014 Morgan Stanley plans to build a facility in Texas to export compressed natural gas. 

Offshore Gabon production update from Vaalco

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Siemens and Daewoo hand over into commercial operation the Shuweihat S3 combined cycle power plant in Abu Dhabi

Siemens hands over Shuweihat S3 combined cycle power plant

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Etrion and Hitachi High-Tech to build, own and operate 34 MW of utility-scale solar projects in Japan.

Etrion, Hitachi to build 34 MW of solar power projects in Japan

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Areva-Siemens consortium says start of Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

Start of Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant further delayed

Sep 2, 2014

Areva-Siemens consortium says start of Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018.

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Big Data: Business Insight for Power and Utilities

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Cardinal Energy Acquires the Fortune Lease

Sep 2, 2014 Cardinal Energy Acquires the Fortune Lease

Liquid Light Named a Finalist for ICIS Innovation Award

Sep 2, 2014 Liquid Light Named a Finalist for ICIS Innovation Award

Strongbow Resources Inc. Enters Into a Letter of Intent for an Investment of up to $75 Million

Sep 2, 2014 Strongbow Resources Inc. Enters Into a Letter of Intent for an Investment of up to $75 Million

Arabella Exploration Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Sep 2, 2014 Arabella Exploration Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

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Green Mountain Power and NRG Energy Partner to Make Vermont a National Leader in Sustainable Energy

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Cardinal Energy Acquires the Fortune Lease

Sep 2, 2014 Cardinal Energy Acquires the Fortune Lease

Blue Earth Announces Shareholders Exercise Approximately $6 Million of Class A Warrants

Sep 2, 2014 Blue Earth Announces Shareholders Exercise Approximately $6 Million of Class A Warrants

Methes Energies Signs Catalyst Supply Agreement for Its New Pre-Treatment Process

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US liquid fuels output can cover global supply disruptions

The rise in liquid fuels production in the United States since 2011 is m...

BP refinery blast sparks fire, shakes homes

The explosion Wednesday night at the Whiting refinery was caused by &quo...

Latest Oneok gas plant in North Dakota operational

Oklahoma-based Oneok Partners is increasing its natural gas processing c...

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Resuming ordinary operations at In Amenas gas plant

19 months after the In Amenas attack, Statoil and the joint venture part...

Morgan Stanley proposes building Texas compressed natural gas export facility

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Argentina, Malaysia in deal to develop oil field

YPF said the Malaysian state-owned oil company will provide $475 million...

Rail deliveries of U.S. oil continue to increase in 2014

The amount of crude oil and refined petroleum products moved by U.S. rai...

Nuclear Power Generation

Areva-Siemens consortium says start of Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

Start of Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant further delayed

Areva-Siemens consortium says start of Finnish nuclear plant further del...
Georgia Power said its $6.7 billion budget to build a new nuclear plant is holding steady, but it reported that builders face

Construction time uncertain for Vogtle nuclear project

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Yantai State Grid Corporation said it expects the first phase of a $13 billion nuclear power project in China to commence operation in 2016.

Phase I of Haiyang nuclear project to begin operation in 2016

Yantai State Grid Corporation said it expects the first phase of a $13 b...

NRC ends suspension of final licensing actions for nuclear power plants

NRC approves final rule on spent fuel storage and ends suspension of fin...

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Bowie Resource Partners wins extension of its coal supply agreements va...
Duke to retire remaining units at W.C. Beckjord coal power station

Duke to retire remaining units at W.C. Beckjord coal power station

Duke Energy to retire the remaining coal-fired units at its W.C. Beckjor...
Consumers Energy rapidly nears completion of a $250 million technology upgrade at the fossil-fueled Karn/Weadock complex, its largest power plant.

Consumers Energy nears completion of $250MM Karn/Weadock upgrade

Consumers Energy rapidly nears completion of a $250 million technology u...
The decommissioning team imploded the two 200-foot smokestacks at the site as part of Duke Energy's program to decommission and demolish retired units at nine coal plants in North Carolina.

Duke implodes smokestacks at Cape Fear Plant (Video)

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Siemens and Daewoo hand over into commercial operation the Shuweihat S3 combined cycle power plant in Abu Dhabi

Siemens hands over Shuweihat S3 combined cycle power plant

Siemens and Daewoo hand over into commercial operation the Shuweihat S3 ...

Morgan Stanley proposes building Texas compressed natural gas export facility

Morgan Stanley plans to build a facility in Texas to export compressed n...

Resuming ordinary operations at In Amenas gas plant

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US liquid fuels output can cover global supply disruptions

The rise in liquid fuels production in the United States since 2011 is m...

Renewable Energy

Etrion and Hitachi High-Tech to build, own and operate 34 MW of utility-scale solar projects in Japan.

Etrion, Hitachi to build 34 MW of solar power projects in Japan

Etrion and Hitachi High-Tech to build, own and operate 34 MW of utility-...

Areva announces successful installation of 80 wind turbines at Global Tech I

The erection of 80 AREVA wind turbines was successfully completed at the...

Enrich Energy to build solar park in Telangana, India

Enrich Energy Private Limited has been given approval by state authoriti...

Fluor completes 170 MW Centinela solar power facility in California

Fluor Corporation completes commissioning for both phases of LS Power’s ...

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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 ...

APPEA: NSW land arbitration process provides certainty for gas industry and landholders

APPEA says an independent report released by the NSW Government today in...

US liquid fuels output can cover global supply disruptions

The rise in liquid fuels production in the United States since 2011 is m...

IDNR set to release fracking rules Friday

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is expected to release prop...

Transmission & Distribution

Duke Energy Indiana’s seven-year, $1.9 billion plan uses a combination of advanced technology and infrastructure upgrades to improve service.

Duke Indiana proposes $1.9B grid modernization plan

Duke Energy Indiana’s seven-year, $1.9 billion plan uses a combination o...

Fluor completes 170 MW Centinela solar power facility in California

Fluor Corporation completes commissioning for both phases of LS Power’s ...

Enrich Energy to build solar park in Telangana, India

Enrich Energy Private Limited has been given approval by state authoriti...
Alstom contracted to provide the substation connecting the Zetes-3 thermal power plant (2x700 MW) to the Turkish transmission network.

Alstom provides 400 kV gas-insulated substation for Zetes-3 plant

Alstom contracted to provide the substation connecting the Zetes-3 therm...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

Oil production at Alaska's Cook Inlet reaches more than 16,000 bpd

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Offshore Gabon production update from Vaalco

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Noble Energy announces successful drilling results in the Gulf of Mexico

At Katmai, wireline logging data indicates a total of 154 net feet of cr...

Energean launches investment program for oil production in Greece

Energean Oil & Gas announced it will inject $225 million to extract ...

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