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How changes to the oil industry impact the construction industry

Thanks to worldwide changes in demographics, attitudes, and costs, the construction industry has to adapt and evolve constantly to stay ahead of the game. The availability of oil is a crucial factor in this. With the cost of oil fluctuating unpredictably, those in the construction industry need to ...

stephen avv


Posted 13 days agoOpinion > oil industryConstruction IndustryFossil Fuels +7

The importance of waste-to-energy solutions

Our world is dealing with a crisis ā€” mountains and mountain of waste. At the same time, the worry of fuel shortages is also rising. Can the two issues be combated together? According to waste management experts, yes, we can. With progress being made across various "waste-to-energy" schemes, just w ...

stephen avv


Posted 16 days agoOpinion > wasteWaste Managementfossil fuel +7

Innovative engines of the future

In the modern age of engine development, many engineers are focusing on hybrid and electrical engines for cars and other vehicles, which may have marked the beginning of the end of diesel and petroleum engines that have been used for many years to power vehicles. In fact, the UK Government has just ...

stephen avv


Posted 3 months agoPress > Gas Enginesnatural gas handlingFossil Fuels +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 1 year agoOpinion > HydroFossil FuelsAfrica +5

'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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year 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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year 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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year 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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year 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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year 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 ( ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year 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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years agoPress > OilEnergypetroleum +9