Judge blocks Navajo coal mine expansion

A federal judge has blocked efforts by a Navajo Nation coal mine to expand operations within its permitted area in northwestern New Mexico.

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Greenpeace group leaves Arctic offshore rig after six-day stay

Six Greenpeace activists opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic have abandoned a Seattle-bound drill rig they boarded in the Pacific Ocean six days ago, the organization said.

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AEP set to close 6 coal-fired power plants in May

American Electric Power is preparing to close six coal-fired power plants in four states on May 31 to comply with stricter federal emissions standards.

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US safety board: Oil train tank cars need upgrades

Fuel-hauling tank cars need retrofits to prevent more explosive train wrecks — and the public can't wait another decade for the improvements as has been suggested by industry, U.S. safety officials said.

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Crude oil storage at Cushing, but not storage capacity utilization rate, at record level

This volume is the highest on record, but not the highest percent of storage utilization, as working storage capacity at Cushing has also increased over time.

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Who pays for solar power? Utilities, energy firms disagree

One of the more recurring disagreements before the legislature's Energy Committee at a recent meeting centered on whether residents with solar panels are really paying for all they get from the power grid.

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New oil discovery in Kuwait

Apr 20, 2015

Kuwait Oil Co. has discovered four new oil fields. 

Nebraska panel to act on hydraulic fracturing water disposal request

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Pacific Rubiales announces oil exploration success offshore Brazil

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Latest Energy News - Power

CPUC arm says evidence of secret deal-making in a nearly $5 billion settlement for the closing of a nuclear plant should see at least $648 million returned to customers

Advocate wants $648M payout for 'inappropriate' nuclear plant talks

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Iran's seismological center says a magnitude-4.1 earthquake hit at 1:36 p.m. local time Monday

Magnitude-4.1 quake strikes near Iran nuclear power plant

Apr 20, 2015 Iran's seismological center says a magnitude-4.1 earthquake hit at 1:36 p.m. local time Monday
OHL Industrial and SENER sign $477 million deal to build Empalme I combined cycle power plant in Mexico

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SEA-Vista Announces New Credit Facility

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Western Gas Announces First Quarter 2015 Distribution and Schedules Earnings Conference Call

Apr 20, 2015 Western Gas Announces First Quarter 2015 Distribution and Schedules Earnings Conference Call

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Lukoil talks refining and processing in Brussels

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Dempsey: US focusing airstrikes to protect Beiji oil refinery

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says Is...

Port of Longview working on crude oil refinery proposal

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Total details French refining and processing roadmap

Under the plan, Total will invest to upgrade the Donges refinery in west...

Oil & Gas Pipelines and Transportation News

New oil discovery in Kuwait

Kuwait Oil Co. has discovered four new oil fields. 

Pacific Rubiales announces oil exploration success offshore Brazil

Drilling operations for the Echidna-1 well began on March 31, 2015 and t...

Lukoil talks refining and processing in Brussels

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Statoil committed to end routine oil and gas flaring by 2030

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Nuclear Power Generation

CPUC arm says evidence of secret deal-making in a nearly $5 billion settlement for the closing of a nuclear plant should see at least $648 million returned to customers

Advocate wants $648M payout for 'inappropriate' nuclear plant talks

CPUC arm says evidence of secret deal-making in a nearly $5 billion sett...
Iran's seismological center says a magnitude-4.1 earthquake hit at 1:36 p.m. local time Monday

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GE Hitachi Nuclear marks delivery of its 500th Ultra Control Rod Blade blade with recent shipment to the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy marks delivery of its 500th Ultra Control Rod ...
One of two reactors has been shut down at a nuclear power plant in western Pennsylvania after a pump that supplies nonradioactive water to steam generators shut down.

Beaver Valley nuclear reactor down after pump fails

One of two reactors has been shut down at the Beaver Valley Nuclear Powe...

Coal Fired Generation News

For the second year in a row, energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the United States have increased, according to the Energy Information Administration

EIA: US energy-related CO2 emissions increase in past two years

For the second year in a row, energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissi...
Georgia Power is shuttering coal and oil powered units throughout the state as part of larger effort to meet current and future Georgia Environmental Protection Division pollution regulations

Georgia Power shutters power units to meet state regulations

Georgia Power is shuttering coal and oil powered units throughout the st...

University of Colorado keeps oil and gas, coal investments

The school's governing Board of Regents on Thursday rejected a request f...
The U.S. Court of Appeals to hear arguments in two cases challenging the EPA’s ambitious proposal to slash carbon pollution from the nation's coal-fired power plants

EPA plan to reduce emissions faces high-profile legal test

The U.S. Court of Appeals to hear arguments in two cases challenging the...

Gas Fired Generation News

Lukoil talks refining and processing in Brussels

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OHL Industrial and SENER sign $477 million deal to build Empalme I combined cycle power plant in Mexico

OHL, SENER to build combined cycle power plant in Mexico

OHL Industrial and SENER sign $477 million deal to build Empalme I combi...

Dempsey: US focusing airstrikes to protect Beiji oil refinery

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says Is...

TVA completes purchase of Mississippi combined-cycle gas power plant

Acquisition marks the sixth combined-cycle gas facility TVA has built or...

Renewable Energy

SunPower breaks ground on 86 MW Prieska solar power plant in South Africa's Northern Cape province

SunPower breaks ground on 86 MW Prieska solar power plant

SunPower breaks ground on 86 MW Prieska solar power plant in South Afric...
RES developed and will construct the six megawatt (MW) energy storage project that will be owned by Sumitomo Corporation.

RES announces utility-scale energy storage project in Ohio

RES developed and will construct the 6 MW energy storage project that wi...
Yingli Green Energy has obtained an RMB300 million (USD48 million) financing facility for a 50 megawatt PV power plant in China

Yingli to develop 50 MW solar power plant in China

Yingli Green Energy has obtained an RMB300 million (USD48 million) finan...
Algonquin Power & Utilities announces completion of the 23 MW Morse Wind and 20 MW Bakersfield Solar generating projects

Algonquin completes 23 MW wind power, 20 MW solar projects

Algonquin Power & Utilities announces completion of the 23 MW Morse ...

Exploration & Production News

New oil discovery in Kuwait

Kuwait Oil Co. has discovered four new oil fields. 

Nebraska panel to act on hydraulic fracturing water disposal request

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GDF SUEZ announces natural gas discovery in Algeria

TESO-2 is the first well of the second exploration program carried out u...

Eni: record level of oil production achieved in Egypt’s Western Desert

In just three years, the company has doubled production in the Western D...

Transmission & Distribution

RES developed and will construct the six megawatt (MW) energy storage project that will be owned by Sumitomo Corporation.

RES announces utility-scale energy storage project in Ohio

RES developed and will construct the 6 MW energy storage project that wi...
Power-to-Gas project converts electricity from renewable sources to hydrogen and methane; and tests use of existing natural gas pipelines to store surplus power

SoCalGas launches first power-to-gas project in US

Power-to-Gas project converts electricity from renewable sources to hydr...
Siemens develops a gas-insulated transmission line for carrying large amounts of energy at high direct current (DC) voltages

Siemens develops gas-insulated transmission line for direct current

Siemens develops a gas-insulated transmission line for carrying large am...
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) orders Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) shareholders to pay $1.6 billion for the unsafe operation of its gas transmission system, including the deadly 2010 blast in San Bruno, Calif.

CPUC penalizes PG&E $1.6B for deadly San Bruno gas pipeline blast

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) orders Pacific Gas and...

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Pacific Rubiales announces oil exploration success offshore Brazil

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Decade-old oil spill getting attention in Gulf of Mexico

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Technip awarded FEED contract for the Liuhua offshore production fields in the South China Sea

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Valemon offshore production field opened in the North Sea

Expected recoverable reserves from the field are 192 million barrels of ...

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