Tag: Industry

Eight energy majors pledge to reduce natural gas GHG emissions

Eight energy majors pledge to reduce natural gas GHG emissions

Majors agree to advocate sound regulations on GHG emissions BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall today committed to further reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate around the world. The global energy companies say they will also encourage others across the natural gas value chain – from production to […]

By November 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Energy industry says Rick Perry’s proposal to subsidize coal, nuclear power costly, unsupported by evidence

Energy industry says Rick Perry’s proposal to subsidize coal, nuclear power costly, unsupported by evidence

Record does not support discriminatory payments proposed by DOE A diverse group of a dozen energy industry associations representing oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other energy technologies recently submitted reply comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) continuing their opposition to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed rulemaking on grid resiliency pricing. Action by […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Wind to blow $3.7 billion in local spending to Alberta companies by 2030 – study

Wind to blow $3.7 billion in local spending to Alberta companies by 2030 – study

Alberta-based companies developed 32% of Canada’s wind capacity The Alberta Government’s plan to add 5,000 MW of new renewable energy capacity by 2030 will deliver economic opportunities, in addition to environmental benefits, according to a new report by The Delphi Group for the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). The report was funded by the Alberta […]

By October 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Microsoft, Halliburton collaborate to digitally transform oil and gas industry

Microsoft, Halliburton collaborate to digitally transform oil and gas industry

Voice and image recognition, video processing and AR/Virtual Reality are some of the focus Microsoft and Halliburton announced plans to enter into a strategic alliance to drive digital transformation across the oil and gas industry, according to a press release. “Halliburton is focused on delivering intelligent cloud solutions to drive the next generation of efficient […]

By September 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
EPA issues 90-day stay on methane rule targeting oil and gas industry

EPA issues 90-day stay on methane rule targeting oil and gas industry

EPA data show methane leakage rate for natural gas systems just 1.2% by Seth Whitehead, EnergyInDepth The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday issued a 90-day compliance delay on the controversial Obama-era methane rule targeting new and modified oil and gas infrastructure. In a press release announcing the official action that EPA Administrator Scott […]

Can there be a coal comeback?

Can there be a coal comeback?

Indian coal demand likely to grow in years ahead, but won’t make up for slow-down in China Trevor Houser, Jason Bordoff and Peter Marsters from the Center On Global Energy Policy offer an empirical diagnosis of the causes of the US coal industry collapse over the last six years, which has been characterized by bankruptcy […]

Canadian gas producers squeezed out of American markets by US shale

Canadian gas producers squeezed out of American markets by US shale

On the financial side, Canadian industry will remain in survival mode in the coming years Prospects for Canada’s natural gas producers continue to deteriorate as continued strength in US production results in weaker demand for Canadian gas and low prices, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s latest Canadian Industrial Outlook: Gas Extraction. “North America’s […]

OPEC and the American shale industry seek a truce: Kemp

OPEC and the American shale industry seek a truce: Kemp

There is no legal way for OPEC and shale producers to cooperate to achieve their desired outcome By John Kemp LONDON (Reuters) – The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and shale producers have fought each other to a draw over the last two years, with neither able to achieve a decisive victory. Now both want a truce. […]

Exxon to invest $20 billion on US Gulf refining projects

Exxon to invest $20 billion on US Gulf refining projects

Proposed Exxon investments over 10-year period As part of Exxon’s Growing the Gulf initiative, the company says it is planning to spend $20 billion over the next ten years to expand its manufacturing capacity along the US Golf Coast. Exxon chairman and CEO Darren Woods says with the expansion, the company says it is taking advantage […]

Alberta Energy Regulator expands pipeline incident reporting

Alberta Energy Regulator expands pipeline incident reporting

AER mandate includes ensuring safe, environmentally responsible development of hydrocarbon resources A new Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) report designed to improve industry performance provides detailed information on how pipeline operators are performing compared with their peers across Alberta, according to a press release from AER. The Pipeline Performance Report-focusing on 2015 and 2016 pipeline incidents-is […]

By February 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →