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Cal on June 24th, 2014

World crude oil markets are watching closely as the Iraqi situation continues to get out of control. If Iraq’s 2.5 million barrel per day of oil exports are closed down, it would add to the 3.5 million b/d already out of production in Libya, Iran, Sudan, Syria, and Nigeria. OPEC said at the end of its […]

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Cal on June 11th, 2014

Across northern India, thousands of people enraged by power cuts during an extreme heat wave have been rioting, setting electricity substations on fire and taking power company officials hostage. The impoverished state of Uttar Pradesh has never had enough power for its 200 million people; many receive only a few hours a day under normal conditions, […]

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Cal on June 3rd, 2014

In Scotland, crude oil and natural gas wealth in the North Sea is expected to become major financial asset if the region votes for independence from the UK in September. The Scottish government said it could finance itself in part through oil and gas revenues while powering its economy with renewable resources. Scotland’s finance secretary […]

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Cal on May 27th, 2014

China and Russia signed a monumental, multi-decade natural gas supply contract in Shanghai, with reports saying it could be worth as much as $US400 billion. Russia has vast energy reserves and China is constantly seeking resources to power the growth of its economy. Under the 30-year contract between China National Petroleum Compnay and Gazprom, 38 […]

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Cal on May 25th, 2014

From hydrogen Fuel NEWS we learn waste energy generates more power than solar energy in the US. Waste and environmental services company, Waste Management, Inc. produced 9.8 million  megawatt hours (MWh) of waste energy in 2013, which is higher than the 9.25 million MWh that the US Energy Information Administration reports was generated by the […]

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The Canadian province of Ontario has burned its last lump of coal reported Biomass Magazine. Ontario Power Generation’s Thunder Bay Generating Station has achieved the provincial government’s goal of phasing out all of the province’s coal plants by the end of this year. The 300-MW power will switch its fuel to advanced biomass or steam […]

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daily fusion informed us that electricity will rival crude oil as the major energy carrier this century. This is the projection of the International Energy Agency in its new report Energy Technology Perspectives 2014 – Harnessing Electricity’s Potential. The report focuses on the convergence of two trends: rapidly rising global electricity demand and the need […]

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Cal on May 13th, 2014

the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned Monday, estimating that an additional $44 trillion of investment was needed to meet 2050 carbon reduction targets.Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-05-iea-extra-tn-energy-future.html#jCp The International Energy Agency estimates that an additional $44 trillion of global investment is needed in the energy sector to meet 2050 carbon reduction targets. To achieve this goal, […]

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