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'Carbon Bubble' Coming That Could Wipe Trillions From the Global Economy

New research shows that the demise of the fossil-fuel industry has profound economic and geopolitical consequences. Relying on ground breaking modelling techniques, researchers from Radboud University, the University of Cambridge (C-EENRG), Cambridge Econometrics, The Open University (UK) and the U ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Science DailyCarbonFossil Fuels

Electric Power Sector Consumption of Fossil Fuels at Lowest Level Since 1994

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review Fossil fuel consumption in the electric power sector declined to 22.5 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) in 2017, the lowest level since 1994. The declining trend in fossil fuel consumption by the power sector has ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAElectricity +4

About 7% of Fossil Fuels are Consumed for Non-Combustion Use in the United States

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review While most fossil fuels in the United States are burned, or combusted, to produce heat and power, EIA estimates that the equivalent of about 5.5 quadrillion British thermal units of fossil fuels were consumed for non-com ...

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Posted 4 months agoOpinion > USUnited StatesFossil Fuels +4

Electricity Generation From Fossil Fuels Declined in 2017 as Renewable Generation Rose

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly According to EIA's Electric Power Monthly , total U.S. net electricity generation fell slightly (down 1.5%) in 2017, reflecting lower electricity demand. Natural gas and coal generation fell by 7.7% and 2.5% from 201 ...

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Posted 4 months agoOpinion > Fossil FuelsrenewablesElectricity +5

Middle East Countries Plan to Add Nuclear to Their Generation Mix

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics , International Atomic Energy Agency, Reuters, and Bloomberg Nuclear electricity generation capacity in the Middle East is expected to increase from 3.6 gigawatts (GW) in 2018 to 14.1 GW by 2028 because of new ...

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Posted 5 months agoOpinion > Middle Eastuaeunited arab emirates +6

EIA Expects Total U.S. Fossil Fuel Production to Reach Record Levels in 2018 and 2019

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review and Short-Term Energy Outlook In its January 2018 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), EIA forecasts that total fossil fuels production in the United States will average almost 73 quadrillion British thermal units ( ...

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Posted 6 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAFossil Fuels +6

Almost all Power Plants that Retired in the Past Decade Were Powered by Fossil Fuels

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860M, Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory Note: Includes reported retirements through October 2017 and reported planned retirements for November and December. Nearly all of the utility-scale power plants in the United ...

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Posted 7 months agoOpinion > United StatesUSEIA +5

24th Africa Oil Week at the cutting edge of industry evolution

ITE, organiser of leading international oil and gas events, is pleased to announce the highlights of the forthcoming 24th edition of its internationally renowned Africa Oil Week , which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 23-27 October. The restrained business climate that has reigned ov ...

Jodee Lourensz


Posted 11 months agoPress > OilgasAfrica +10

Don't hold your breath!

A couple of weeks ago I decided not to renew, after 2 or 3 years, my subscription to the New Scientist , the weekly magazine with a broad science and technology scope. Why did I do that? Well, I was dis-enchanted with their Guardian-esque, left-leaning views, the focus on R&D and innovation from a ...

David Bamford


Posted 11 months agoOpinion > Renewable EnergyFossil FuelsAl Gore

Africa Oil Week Announces Dynamic, Forward-Looking Program

ITE, organiser of top international oil and gas events, is pleased to announce details of the programme for the 24th Africa Oil Week, the world's longest running oil and gas conference on the African continent, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 23-27 October. The 24th Africa Oil Week inco ...

Jodee Lourensz


Posted 11 months agoPress > OilEnergypetroleum +9