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Energy News Roundup: CO2-EOR Analysis, NY Hits 10k EVs and Shell Midstream Hits Ground Running

Energy News Roundup: CO2-EOR Analysis, NY Hits 10k EVs and Shell Midstream Hits Ground Running

The future of carbon-dioxide enhanced oil recovery looks mixed, with the US unconventional resource boom potentially limiting growth CO2-EOR growth. “The shale (tight) oil revolution is an under-discussed threat to CO2 EOR prospects. The table below shows the 15 largest CO2 EOR producers in North America ranked alongside the 15 largest spenders in the shale… Keep reading →

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Energy Department Announces New Lab Program to Accelerate Commercialization of Clean Energy Technologies Lab-Corps Will Help Move Innovative Technologies from National Labs into the Marketplace WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Energy launched a new $2.3 million pilot program to accelerate the transfer of innovative clean energy technologies from the DOE’s National Laboratories into the commercial… Keep reading →

Mexico’s Guidelines for Clean Energy Certificates Will Support Renewable Energy Development

American Fuel Up On Cheaper Gas Over The Border Of Mexico

As part of a historic restructuring of its electrical power sector, Mexico will create a market for tradable Clean Energy Certificates, which many industry participants will be required to obtain. Draft guidelines proposed by the Mexican Ministry of Energy set forth the criteria for granting these clean energy certificates, a framework for buying and selling them, and a procedure for establishing the obligations of market participants to obtain the certificates. Final guidelines will be issued shortly.

San Francisco Career Fair Helps Military Veterans Find Jobs

The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance,… Keep reading →

Oil Prices Fall To Lowest Level In Four Months

Whether or not the price of crude has hit bottom, oil stocks are still likely to appreciate over the next few months, Wolfe Research Managing Director Paul Sankey said Tuesday. West Texas intermediate crude dropped below $80 a barrel, hitting two-year lows, with some analysts predicting that it could head toward $70 in next year due to oversupply.… Keep reading →

Obama To Deliver Major Climate Change Speech

Surging US natural gas production is increasingly bumping up against infrastructure constraints, and while billions of dollars of investment in incremental pipeline capacity has been announced, numerous challenges remain. Environmental concerns, pipeline opposition, regulatory uncertainty and financial challenges represent short-term headwinds to an industry with an optimistic long-term outlook. These are some of the findings… Keep reading →

Deutsche Bahn ICE High Speed Train

 Germany has put itself on the world map in the past decade as an early adopter of energy generation from renewable sources.  In 2013, 25% of the country’s energy came from renewable sources – the highest percentage in the world.  By 2050, as part of the country’s Energiewende (or “energy transition”), Germany expects this number… Keep reading →

OPEC Ministers Attend Conference In Iran

As prices drop to around $80 per barrel, more attention is being focused on the mindset of Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter. The 20 percent decline in oil prices over the past three months has been attributed to a wide range of factors, including declining growth in China, poor growth in Europe, and… Keep reading →

Massive Solar Electricity Plant Provides Power To California Homes

Whether scorched birds are a major issue at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California is a matter of dispute. But the “power tower” solar plant and its owners – NRG Energy, Google and BrightSource Energy – might have an even more fundamental problem on their hands: generating adequate electricity. The Mojave Desert plant,… Keep reading →

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Visits China

In one of the more honest assessments of current Saudi Arabian oil policy, Rice University’s Jim Krane said there are several plausible reasons behind the Saudis’ apparently sanguine approach to falling global oil prices, but only a few within the Kingdom really know. “If you’re somebody who looks at geopolitics and energy, you could come… Keep reading →

Siemens Announces 2012 Financial Results

From oil and natural gas to renewable energy, like wind and solar, the energy sector continues to expand, creating good-paying American jobs and helping to grow the U.S. economy. Yet beyond traditional energy jobs, many Americans are contributing to the energy economy by helping the U.S. build a cleaner, safer energy future. Energy.gov’s #EnergyJobs series… Keep reading →

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