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Vermont Yankee nuclear plant begins gradual power down

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Dana Gas successfully bids for two Nile Delta concessions

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Dana Gas has been awarded Blocks 1 and 3 in the onshore Nile Delta area. 

Filipino-UK firm to drill for gas in disputed sea

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Forum intends to drill two wells in first half of 2016. 

Oil industry offers crude-train testing standards

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Panasonic and Coronal Group complete nine solar power projects

Sep 29, 2014 The nine solar projects are located in Tulare and Kings Counties in Central California. 

Trina Solar announces shipment to solar power projects in Turkey and Ecuador

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Thought-leading companies in asset-intensive industries realize that accurate asset information is essential to effective operations.  In fact...
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Range Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Sep 29, 2014 Range Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Target Energy Limited Provides Fairway Operations and Corporate Update

Sep 29, 2014 Target Energy Limited Provides Fairway Operations and Corporate Update

Wildcat Minerals Announces Expansion to Terminal Network in the Utica-Hannibal, OH

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Angola LNG plant project delayed

Construction of a liquefied natural gas plant in Angola has halted after...

EIA: Higher Permian production, constrained infrastructure increase spread between WTI oil hubs

Increasing production of crude oil in the Permian Basin in western Texas...

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Oil industry offers crude-train testing standards

The oil industry's lead trade group released new standards on Thursday f...

Bentley Systems acquires SITEOPS to advance Site Engineering to Site Optioneering

SITEOPS uses cloud-based computing techniques to empower site developmen...

BHP Billiton and Pemex sign deepwater exchange agreement

BHP Billiton and Pemex signed a MOU to exchange technical knowledge, inf...

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State’s six nuclear plants provide nearly half its energy supply and 90 percent of its carbon-free electricity

Exelon stresses critical role of nuclear energy facilities in Illinois

State's six nuclear plants provide nearly half its energy supply and 90 ...
Nuclear power and renewable energy advocates told Illinois regulators that those energy sources should play important roles in helping the state meet tougher federal limits on pollutants

State hearing focuses on nuclear, renewable energy

Nuclear power and renewable energy advocates told Illinois regulators th...
The Russian Federation and the Republic of South Africa have signed an Intergovernmental Agreement for development of up to 9.6 GW of nuclear power.

Rosatom, South Africa enter major nuclear power agreement

The Russian Federation and the Republic of South Africa have signed an I...
AREVA wins additional contract from the U.S. Department of Energy for the development of Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuel for light water nuclear reactors.

DOE extends AREVA nuclear fuel development contract

AREVA wins additional contract from the U.S. Department of Energy for th...

Coal Fired Generation News

India's top court has called for the return 214 of about 218 coal fields allocated to private companies since 1993 amid corruption scandal.

India's top court recalls 214 of 218 coal fields amid scandal

India's top court has called for the return 214 of about 218 coal fields...
Extreme weather is on the rise and ‘once in a generation’ storms, cold snaps and heat waves are now a regular occurrence. Energy retailers must re-think their business plans.

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In the retail energy sector, unexpected weather and a dynamic book of cu...
China’s announcement that it will ban low-grade thermal coal at the start of 2015 in key regions has ruffled the global coal industry as conflicting reports come forth.

China's coal ban ruffles industry

China's announcement that it will ban low-grade thermal coal at the star...
TEPCO selects Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems led consortium to design IGCC systems for advanced coal-fired thermal plants in Fukushima Prefecture

TEPCO taps Mitsubishi consortium to design IGCC systems

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Encana announces acquisition to establish premier position in Permian Basin

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Siemens supplied the natural-gas-fired, 758 MW Temple I combined cycle power plant in consortium with its partner, Bechtel.

Siemens powers Temple I combined cycle power plant

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Vattenfall orders nine Siemens direct drive wind turbines for Juktan onshore project

Siemens Energy has been awarded an order for Vattenfall's Juktan onshore...

PNM submits plan for new solar energy production

New Mexico's largest electricity provider wants to build new solar cente...

Panasonic and Coronal Group complete nine solar power projects

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Trina Solar announces shipment to solar power projects in Turkey and Ecuador

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ABB collaborates on smart grid distribution automation solution in Germany

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Encana announces acquisition to establish premier position in Permian Basin

The acquisition will add Athlon's land position of approximately 140,000...

EIA: New Eagle Ford wells continue to show higher production

Increased drilling and improved drilling efficiency have led to signific...

Dana Gas successfully bids for two Nile Delta concessions

Dana Gas has been awarded Blocks 1 and 3 in the onshore Nile Delta area....

Transmission & Distribution

ABB collaborates on smart grid distribution automation solution in Germany

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New technology in SEL-3622 enhances physical security of field cabinets

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories announced the addition of integrated...
A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure

Major renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns

A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as ...
Southern California Edison (SCE) announces opening of the largest battery energy storage project in North America — the Tehachapi Energy Storage Project — to modernize the grid to integrate more clean energy.

SCE unveils largest battery energy storage project in North America

Southern California Edison (SCE) announces opening of the largest batter...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

Filipino-UK firm to drill for gas in disputed sea

Forum intends to drill two wells in first half of 2016. 

BHP Billiton and Pemex sign deepwater exchange agreement

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Statoil makes gas discovery in Pingvin prospect

Statoil estimates the volumes in Pingvin to be in the range of 30-120 mi...

Petrobras: TíNew well confirms Sergipe-Alagoas Basin potential

The reservoirs found have good porosity characteristics, confirming proj...

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