President Obama opens East Coast to oil and gas exploration

The Eastern Seaboard is being opened to offshore oil and gas exploration for the first time in decades with the Obama administration's approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor.

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The New Face of Efficiency

At Lausward, part of the Düsseldorf harbor area, a landmark is taking shape.

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Great Plains shale tested for possible energy uses

Tests this summer on Pierre Shale that stretches across much of the Great Plains could help build the case for an underground lab and, if feasible, lead to energy production or underground storage in the rock formation.

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TAYO: Texas Shale Boom Could Be Nation’s Biggest Ever

As Taylor Consulting, Inc. continues to scout and acquire real estate near Texas’ Cline Shale, the latest estimates for the formation predict that the formation could soon spawn the biggest oil and gas boom in U.S. history.

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World's largest post combustion CO2 capture system for a coal power plant

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. has received an order for the world's largest post combustion CO2 capture system for an enhanced oil recovery project in Texas.

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Chesapeake to face trial on bid-rigging

A Michigan judge has ruled that Chesapeake Energy will face trial on allegations of bid-rigging with Encana Corporation at a 2010 state land lease auction.

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Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed

Jul 23, 2014 The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation...

New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires

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Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

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Latest Energy News - Power

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam.

US Senate panel approves nuclear power agreement with Vietnam

Jul 23, 2014 The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperat...
FGE Power announces strategic partnership with Starwood Energy Group to finance and build two 747 MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) facilities.

FGE, Starwood to build two 747 MW CCGT facilities in Texas

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The Japanese government has voiced its support for coal-fired power in developing nations, setting an annual investment target of $4 billion.

Japan aims for $4B annual investment in coal power overseas

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BioCNG, LLC Announces Award of BioCNG(TM) Vehicle Fuel System and Pipeline for Grand Junction, Colorado's Persigo WWTP

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Energy Industry Leader Michael Allman Joins VIA Motors Board of Directors

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BioCNG, LLC Announces Award of BioCNG(TM) Vehicle Fuel System and Pipeline for Grand Junction, Colorado's Persigo WWTP

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Oil and gas: TerraGo introduces custom mobile data solution

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Wison kicks off refinery conversion project in Venezuela

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Commercial production begins at Chevron premium base oil plant

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New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires

Thousands of older crude oil rail cars would be phased out within two ye...

API rebuts speculation about the characteristics of Bakken crude

API rebutted speculation by the Department of Transportation about the c...

TransCanada receives approval for Northern Courier oil pipeline project

TransCanada announced that the Alberta Energy Regulator has approved Tra...

Belle Fourche and Bridger Pipeline begin open season for Crude Petroleum Pipeline Project

Belle Fourche and Bridger Pipeline announced the start of an open season...

Nuclear Power Generation

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam.

US Senate panel approves nuclear power agreement with Vietnam

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civi...
Nebraska’s two biggest utilities have been given more time to assess flooding hazards at two nuclear power plants.

Utilities given more time to asses flood risks at nuclear power plants

Nebraska’s two biggest utilities have been given more time to assess flo...
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Allison Macfarlane

US nuclear regulator looks to reposition staff

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Allison Macfarlane said NRC off...

China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads

During overlapping visits to Latin America, the leaders of China and Rus...

Coal Fired Generation News

The Japanese government has voiced its support for coal-fired power in developing nations, setting an annual investment target of $4 billion.

Japan aims for $4B annual investment in coal power overseas

The Japanese government has voiced its support for coal-fired power in d...

APPEA: Report shows environmental benefits of CSG and shale gas

The environmental benefits of shale and coal seam gas have been highligh...
Sixteen students graduate from intensive training program for the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station - give families credit for inspiration, determination, and success.

Navajo Generating Station welcomes latest round of graduates

Sixteen students graduate from intensive training program for the coal-f...

Peabody Energy applauds repeal of carbon emissions tax in Australia

Peabody Energy today praised the action of Australia's Parliament and Pr...

Gas Fired Generation News

FGE Power announces strategic partnership with Starwood Energy Group to finance and build two 747 MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) facilities.

FGE, Starwood to build two 747 MW CCGT facilities in Texas

FGE Power announces strategic partnership with Starwood Energy Group to ...

Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

Flint Hills Resources Alaska cannot pursue damages against the former ow...

Belle Fourche and Bridger Pipeline begin open season for Crude Petroleum Pipeline Project

Belle Fourche and Bridger Pipeline announced the start of an open season...
Scientists in GE labs recently cracked an important conundrum involving one iteration of fuel cell  technology called solid oxide fuel cell, or SOFC.

GE: Fuel cell startup could spark a revolution (Video)

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Renewable Energy

Babcock & Wilcox Vølund signs $80 million contract to build biomass power plant in Denmark

B&W to build 280 MWth biomass power plant in Denmark

Babcock & Wilcox Vølund signs $80 million contract to build biomass ...
The Neath Port Talbot Planning and Development Control Committee has approved Eco Energy World's proposal for a new solar farm in Wales.

Eco Energy World cleared for new solar power facility Wales

The Neath Port Talbot Planning and Development Control Committee has app...
Four Michigan farms selected to produce electricity with anaerobic digesters for Consumers Energy. (Pictured: Brook View Dairy, Freeport, Michigan)

Consumers Energy selects farms to produce renewable electricity

Four Michigan farms selected to produce electricity with anaerobic diges...
According to a recent report from Navigant Research, wind power will deliver 7.3 percent of the electricity consumed worldwide by 2018.

Navigant: Wind to deliver over 7 percent of world’s electricity by 2018

According to a recent report from Navigant Research, wind power will del...

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Pennsylvania auditor cites flaws in gas drilling regulation

The state auditor general said environmental regulators have failed to a...

API rebuts speculation about the characteristics of Bakken crude

API rebutted speculation by the Department of Transportation about the c...

Achieving independence: US oil production

Continuing its remarkable pace, Bank of America confirmed that the Unite...

APPEA: Report shows environmental benefits of CSG and shale gas

The environmental benefits of shale and coal seam gas have been highligh...

Transmission & Distribution

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GE: Fuel cell startup could spark a revolution (Video)

Scientists in GE labs recently cracked an important conundrum involving ...

ABB wins $35MM electric transmission upgrade in Canada

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Germany takes top spot in ACEEE global energy efficiency rankings

The 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard ranks Germany first i...
J.D. Power report shows overall customer satisfaction with residential electric utilities continues to improve; however, utilities not keeping pace with satisfaction increases in other service industries.

J.D. Power: Customer satisfaction with residential electric utilities improves

J.D. Power report shows overall customer satisfaction with residential e...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed

The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justic...

Statoil awarded Colombia offshore exploration license

Statoil has been awarded interest in the COL4 license offshore Colombia.

Harvest Natural announces authorization for offshore Gabon oil exploration

The EEA provides for exploitation of the pre-salt oil discoveries on the...

Official opening of Fugro’s new Angola facility

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