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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 ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAnatural gas +5

Lone Star Analysis Provides Transparent Analytics Services With Glass-Box Solutions

Lone Star Analysis , a Dallas-based specialist in leading-edge predictive and prescriptive analytics solutions, uses glass-box solutions with unparalleled transparency. These solutions provide clients clear-cut, explainable insights from Lone Star's services and software. The alternative, or blac ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > Lone StarUnited StatesUSA +2

The Changing U.S. Energy Trade Balance is Still Dominated by Crude Oil Imports

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on U.S. Census Bureau Export and Import data During the past decade, the U.S. trade gap for energy products has narrowed. From 2003 to 2007, the value of energy imports was about 10 times greater than the value of exports. By 2017, import ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > United StatesUSAEnergy +7

Energy Firm Acquiring Oil & Gas Assets Extends Closing and Option Dates

The company relayed the recent changes made to its existing agreements for Eagle Ford assets in South Texas. Oracle Energy Corp.'s (OEC:TSX.V; OECCF:OTC) wholly owned subsidiary Oracle Oil and Gas extended the dates of two existing agreements, one for its acquisition of Eagle Ford assets ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Streetwise ReportsEnergyEagle Ford +7

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 ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > United StatesUSANuclear +4

TGS and Schlumberger Announce New Multiclient Nodal Seismic Project in US Gulf of Mexico

ASKER, NORWAY (12 October 2018) - TGS and Schlumberger today announced a new multiclient nodal seismic project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The project, named "Amendment," will comprise acquisition of a 2,350-km 2 multiclient seismic survey in the Mississippi Canyon and Atwater Valley protractio ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > TGSSchlumbergerUSA +4

Move Aside Lithium – Vanadium Is The New Super-Metal

By James Burgess The lithium ride was a great one. Cobalt, too. All they needed was their Elon Musk moment, which came in the form of the Nevada battery gigafactory. The next Elon Musk moment won't be about lithium at all—or even cobalt. It will be for an element that takes everything electric to ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > oilpriceLithiumVanadium +4

Texas Oil & Gas Company's Permian Wells Produce Encouraging Results

Amazing Energy Oil & Gas Co.'s (AMAZ:OTCQX) CEO, Willard McAndrew III, reported that the company achieved "effective" outcomes from recent drilling and completing of the new #30 well on its Permian Basin acreage using the open hole technique. "We are very encouraged by the results of our drilli ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Texas Oil & GasAmazing Energy Oil & GasPermian +5

The United States Continues to Increase Production of Lighter Crude Oil

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production As domestic production continues to increase, the average density of crude oil produced in the United States continues to become lighter. The average API gravity—a measure of a crude oil's density ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +5

Wood Secures $250M in US Midstream Sector Contracts

HOUSTON , October 9, 2018 --Wood has secured a string of new midstream sector contracts across the US, solidifying its place in what the company considers to be a key growth market. With a combined revenue of approximately $250 million of new midstream sector work won year to date, Wood is deliv ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > WoodContractmidstream +2

Oil Price Rally Boosts Electric Car Sales

By Tsvetana Paraskova for Oilprice.com Tesla's competition is about to get more crowded next year with many legacy automakers and luxury brands launching a record number of battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. All EV makers will have one common element that could help lift demand for ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > oil priceoilpriceElectric Car +4

FACTBOX: Utilities, Oil Producers Brace for Hurricane Michael Along US Gulf

With Hurricane Michael expected to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle as a Category 3 storm Wednesday, offshore oil and gas producers were busy evacuating crews and shutting in production Monday. By mid-day, nearly 20% of Gulf of Mexico oil production had been taken offline. That number will l ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > utilitiesProducerHurricane +4

Ørsted Acquires Deepwater Wind and Creates Leading US Offshore Wind Platform

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the D.E. Shaw Group to acquire a 100% equity interest in Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind at a purchase price of USD 510 million. The two companies' offshore wind assets and organizations will be merged into the leading US offshore wind platform with the m ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > OrstedOffshorewind +4

Both Natural Gas Supply and Demand Have Increased From Year-Ago Levels

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly , September 2018 In the first half of 2018, U.S. natural gas supply and demand grew significantly compared to the first half of 2017. According to EIA's Natural Gas Monthly , natural gas consumption and exports averaged ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > USAUnited StatesEIA +5

Crude Oil Entering Gulf Coast Refineries Has Become Lighter as Imports Have Declined

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Imports Report , Crude Oil Input Qualities The density of crude oil processed by U.S. Gulf Coast refineries has become lighter since 2008 as refineries moved away from heavier imported crude oil to lighter crude oil produced in Texas ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Gulf CoastEIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +6