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SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK

Facing a tough situation where shale oil prices are depressed due to a lack of infrastructure to send them to the US Gulf Coast for processing and export, independent US shale drillers are facing financial pressure as loans are no longer handed out like candy and investors are demanding results. ...

Hui Shan


Posted 13 days agoLink > ElectricityrenewableCoal +10

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 22 days agoLink > CoalElectricitygenerating capacity +3

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 1 month agoLink > StorageElectricityEnergy +1

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 1 month agoLink > generationCoalElectricity +2

SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK

On May 31, 2019, Sempra Energy, the majority owner of the Cameron liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility, announced that the company had shipped its first cargo of LNG, becoming the fourth such facility in the United States to enter service since 2016. Cameron LNG has regulatory approval to ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > STEOLiquid FuelsEmissions +4

Saudi Arabia used less crude oil for power generation in 2018

Of the 21.0 billion BOE in organic proved reserves added in 2018 (that is, before accounting for revisions, net reserves purchased, or how much the companies produced), slightly more than half (10.7 billion BOE) came from the United States, while the Russia, Central Asia, and Asia-Pacific region a ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 months agoLink > ElectricityOilpetroleum +3

The interconnector disconnect

Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke , Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber , discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical power infrastructure. For merchant interconnectors, legal certainty and security of investment need to be satisfied before a private investor, or a consort ...

Lis Blunsdon


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > interconnectorsgasElectricity +5

Saudi Arabia has significantly reduced the amount of crude oil used for power generation

Power plants in Saudi Arabia burned an average 0.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil in 2018 directly for power generation, the lowest amount since at least 2009, the earliest year that data are available from the  Joint Organizations Data Initiative  (JODI, Figure 1). According to the JOD ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Electricityelectricity generating fuel mixInternational +6

POWER WEEK AFRICA Conference

POWER WEEK AFRICA 9 - 13 September 2019, Johannesburg www.power-week.com/Africa   Overview POWER WEEK AFRICA is the 2 nd annual international conference & summit specially designed for the African electric power & energy industry, promising 5 days of premium networking opportu ...

Vincs Kong


Johannesburg   GP   ZA 09 Sep 2019


Posted 4 months agoEvent > PowerEnergyRenewable Energy +9

Electricity Economics in Changing Electricity Markets

Electricity Economics in Changing Electricity Markets http://www.infocusinternational.com/electricityeconomics   “The new economics of power markets in a low-carbon world”   Date & Location:            5 – 7 August 2019, Singapore   Overview   Are you ready for the new cha ...

Vincs Kong


Singapore     SG 05 Aug 2019


Posted 5 months agoEvent > Electricityelectricity regulationseconomics

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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 8 months agoOpinion > LNGElectricityLiquified Natural Gas +7

New England’s Competitive Electricity Markets Lead to Less Price Volatility

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Electric Power Industry Report ( Form EIA-861M ), and ISO-NE, as accessed through SNL. Of the six states that comprise New England, all but Vermont have deregulated electricity markets that allow customers to choose among competitive su ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > New EnglandElectricityEnergy +5

Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants Are Being Added and Used More in PJM Interconnection

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Power Plant Operations Report The average annual capacity factors for natural gas-fired generators in the PJM Interconnection —the largest competitive wholesale electricity market in the United States—have increased in recent years, reflec ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAnatural gas +5

U.S. Nuclear Plant Outages Increased in September After Remaining Low During Summer

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission data Electric generation capacity losses as a result of U.S. nuclear plant outages were relatively low during much of the 2018 summer, averaging 2.8 gigawatts (GW) from June through August. This year's ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > United StatesUSANuclear +4

L&T’s Power Vertical Secures Orders Worth INR 1,400 cr From NTPC

The power vertical of the Indian multinational conglomerate Larsen & Toubro has reportedly announced to have bagged two contracts worth INR 1,400 crore from the state-owned National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). As per trusted sources, the power vertical of Larsen & Toubro would set up FGD syst ...

Jui Kate


Posted 10 months agoPress > OilEnergyPower +4