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TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. LNG exports to Europe increase amid declining demand and spot LNG prices in Asia

A warm winter in Asia and declining price differentials between European and Asian spot natural gas prices led to increased volumes of U.S. LNG exports delivered to Europe. Recent declines in price differentials between European pricing benchmarks (including National Balancing Point (NBP) in the ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoLink > pricesConsumptionDemand +9

TODAY IN ENERGY: More U.S. coal-fired power plants are decommissioning as retirements continue

Plant owners intend to retire another 17 GW of coal-fired capacity by 2025, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. After a coal unit retires, the power plant site goes through a complex, multi-year process that includes de ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoLink > CoalElectricitygenerating capacity +3

TODAY IN ENERGY: The Suez Canal and SUMED Pipeline are critical chokepoints for oil and natural gas trade

The Suez Canal and the SUMED Pipeline are strategic routes for Persian Gulf crude oil, petroleum products, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments to Europe and North America. Total oil flows through the Suez Canal and the SUMED pipeline accounted for about 9% of total seaborne traded petroleum ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoLink > natural gasPipelinesLiquid Fuels +5

TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. utility-scale battery storage power capacity to grow substantially by 2023

Weakening global oil demand and strong supply growth in the United States contributed to global petroleum and other liquid fuels inventory builds in the first half of 2019 and limited any sustained upward pressure on crude oil prices. EIA expects that the combination of strong growth in U.S. and ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 months agoLink > StorageElectricityEnergy +1

This Week in Petroleum: Crude oil prices are forecast to remain relatively flat

Weakening global oil demand and strong supply growth in the United States contributed to global petroleum and other liquid fuels inventory builds in the first half of 2019 and limited any sustained upward pressure on crude oil prices. EIA expects that the combination of strong growth in U.S. and ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 months agoLink > OilpetroleumSTEO +2

TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. crude oil production surpassed 12 million barrels per day in April

The Wafra field was discovered in 1953, and in 1960, Japan's Arabian Oil Company (which held an offshore concession awarded by Saudi Arabia in 1957 and another awarded by Kuwait in 1958) discovered the giant Khafji offshore field. The unique status of the Neutral Zone is exemplified by its struct ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 months agoLink > ProductionsupplyEIA +5

TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. electricity generation from renewables surpassed coal in April

With its audience of government ministers, international and national oil companies, CEOs and other top global industry influencers, the ADIPEC Awards provide the global oil and gas community the perfect opportunity to engage, inspire and influence the workforce of the future.” Held under the pat ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 months agoLink > generationCoalElectricity +2

TODAY IN ENERGY: Crude oil inputs to Mexico’s petroleum refineries continued to decline in 2018

Crude oil inputs to Mexico's petroleum refineries declined for the fifth consecutive year in 2018, falling to nearly 600,000 barrels per day (b/d), a 50% drop from 2013 levels. Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Mexico's national oil company, owns and operates the country's six petroleum refineries, wh ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 months agoLink > Liquid FuelsCrude oilpetroleum +3

Coming Changes in Marine Fuel Sulfur Limits Will Affect Global Oil Markets

For the next two weeks (December 17–December 31), Today in Energy will feature a selection of our favorite articles from 2018. New articles will resume on January 2, 2019. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on International Maritime Organization (IMO) International re ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAMarine Fuel +3

EPA Finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2019, Reflecting Cellulosic Biofuel Shortfalls

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Fuel Standard program On November 30, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule for the 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program , with the total U.S. ...

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Posted 10 months agoOpinion > EPAEIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +2

South Korea Stopped Importing Condensate From Iran Before Receiving Sanctions Waivers

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on ClipperData, LLC South Korea, the world's leading importer of condensates , has sought alternatives to partially offset declines in imports of Iranian condensates during the past few months, particularly in light of U.S. sanctions on Ir ...

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Posted 10 months agoOpinion > South KoreaEIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +2

November U.S. Natural Gas Prices Increased Beyond Previous Market Expectations

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Thomson Reuters On November 23, the natural gas spot price at the Henry Hub in Louisiana was $4.70 per million British thermal units (MMBtu), the highest price since a temporary spike in January 2018, and before that, the highest price s ...

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Posted 11 months agoOpinion > United StatesNatural Gas Pricenatural gas +3

Pipeline Constraints, Refinery Maintenance Push Western Canadian Crude Oil Prices Lower

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Bloomberg L.P. Planned maintenance at several large refineries in the Midwest has decreased the volume of crude oil processed in the region, which has resulted in lower prices of Western Canadian Select (WCS), a crude oil typically pro ...

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Posted 11 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIApipeline +8

Stronger Oil and Natural Gas Prices Combined with Development of Shales and Low Permeability Formations Lift U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Proved Reserves to Record Levels in 2017

Stronger oil and natural gas prices combined with development of shales and low permeability formations lift U.S. crude oil and natural gas proved reserves to record levels in 2017 Proved reserves of crude oil in the United States increased 19.5% from year-end 2016, rising to 39.2 billion barre ...

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Posted 11 months agoOpinion > Oilnatural gasoil price +5

Japan Has Restarted Five Nuclear Power Reactors in 2018

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, from the Nuclear Regulation Authority Republished 10:00 a.m. November 28 to correct the map legend. Shikoku Electric Power Co. restarted the 890 megawatt (MW) Ikata-3 reactor in Japan's Ehime Prefecture at the end of October, the fifth nucle ...

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Posted 11 months agoOpinion > LNGElectricityLiquified Natural Gas +7