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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 4 days 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 12 days 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 1 month 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 1 month agoOpinion > Electricityelectricity generating fuel mixInternational +6


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 2 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 3 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 months agoPress > OilEnergyPower +4

Hydro and Fossil Fuels Power Electricity Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: U.S Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics According to EIA's international electricity statistics , hydroelectric and fossil fuel-powered generation were the top sources of growth between 2005 and 2015 in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), defined as the 49 cou ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice

Posted 8 months agoOpinion > HydroFossil FuelsAfrica +5

Oil and Gas Companies Gearing Up For Electric Vehicles Onslaught, Says GlobalData

Digitization and electrification are spreading across all industries and the auto industry is no exception. As charging technology for electric vehicles (EVs) gradually takes reins from the internal combustion engine as the king of the road in the rapidly evolving energy landscape, oil and gas comp ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice

Posted 8 months agoOpinion > OilgasGlobalData +4

The Coal and Electricity Value Chain

The Coal and Electricity Value Chain is an instructor-led energy course presented by the energy training experts at Mennta Energy Solutions. This one-day workshop provides an introduction to all aspects of the coal and electricity supply chains, from the discovery and mining of coal to the supply of ...

Ayesha Varshney

London   England   GB 22 Jan 2019

Posted 8 months agoTraining > CoalElectricityvalue chain +2

Summer Average Wholesale Electricity Prices in Western U.S. Were Highest Since 2008

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from S&P Global Market Intelligence As a result of record-high temperatures and fuel supply constraints this summer, wholesale electricity prices in the western United States reached their highest levels since 2008. In the area se ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice

Posted 8 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAElectricity +3