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Energy industry news - solar, wind, hydroelectric, natural gas, petroleum.


Natural gas-burning power plant operations vary during periods of cold weather
Natural gas-burning power plant operations vary during periods of cold weather

AJOT | January 14, 2019 | Energy News

Power generation in New England and New York is largely dependent on natural gas, which accounts for more than half of the region’s electricity generating capacity. About 58% of New England’s natural gas capacity has dual-fuel capability, meaning it can switch to other fuels such as petroleum-based fuels.

World’s Highest Gasoline Price Prompts Zimbabwe National Strike

Bloomberg | January 14, 2019 | Energy News | Intermodal News | Road

Saudi and Canadian Cuts Are Leaving World Hungry for Heavy Crude

Bloomberg | January 11, 2019 | Energy News | International Trade

Iraq’s oil production has nearly doubled over the past decade
Iraq’s oil production has nearly doubled over the past decade

AJOT | January 11, 2019 | Energy News

Crude oil production in Iraq averaged 4.5 million barrels per day (b/d) through August 2018, up from 4.4 million b/d in 2017. Iraq’s crude oil production has been steadily increasing since declines in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and it has nearly doubled over the past decade.

Cleancor Energy Solutions announces GreenFix America asset acquisition

AJOT Administrator | January 11, 2019 | Energy News

Natural gas prices, production, consumption, and exports increased in 2018
Natural gas prices, production, consumption, and exports increased in 2018

AJOT | January 07, 2019 | Energy News | International Trade

In 2018, the average annual Henry Hub natural gas spot price increased to $3.16 per million British thermal units (MMBtu), up 15 cents from the 2017 average.

EnTrans International announces new appointments at its North American Tank Trailer Division

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | People | Appointments | Energy News | Rail and Road | Intermodal News | Road

U.S. average retail gasoline prices ended the year lower than they started
U.S. average retail gasoline prices ended the year lower than they started

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Energy News | Intermodal News | Road

U.S. regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.72 per gallon (gal) in 2018, 30 cents/gal (13%) higher than in 2017 and 57 cents/gal higher than in 2016.

DHT Holdings, Inc. announces relocation of the Co-CEOs to Singapore

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | People | Appointments | Maritime News | Bulk | Energy News | Maritime

Crude oil prices end the year lower than they began the year

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Energy News | International Trade

The First phase of the Market Test for the floating LNG Terminal in Alexandroupolis was successfully completed

AJOT | January 02, 2019 | Energy News | Maritime | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

Amid an Export Boom, the U.S. Is Still Importing Natural Gas

Bloomberg | December 28, 2018 | Energy News | International Trade

China Cracks Open Door for U.S. Natural Gas Imports as Wintry Cold Hits

Bloomberg | December 24, 2018 | Energy News | International Trade

Interim guidelines on high manganese austenitic steel for LNG storage and fuel tanks secure MSC approval

AJOT | December 18, 2018 | Maritime News | Bulk | Energy News | Maritime | Ports & Terminals

Oil Loses Ground as U.S. Shale Growth Undermines OPEC+ Cuts

Bloomberg | December 14, 2018 | Energy News | International Trade

For one week in November, the U.S. was a net exporter of crude oil and petroleum products
For one week in November, the U.S. was a net exporter of crude oil and petroleum products

AJOT | December 12, 2018 | Energy News | International Trade

During the week ending November 30, 2018, the United States exported more crude oil and petroleum products than it imported for the first time in weekly data going back to 1991. From November 24–30, the United States exported an estimated record 3.2 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil as well as an estimated 5.8 million b/d of petroleum products such as distillate fuel oil, motor gasoline, and propane.

Newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping Named CASTARA
Newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping Named CASTARA

AJOT | December 12, 2018 | Maritime News | Bulk | Energy News | Maritime

Proman Shipping and MOL announced that on November 27, a naming ceremony for a newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping was held at the Hyundai Mipo Drydock (HMD) in Korea.

Alberta’s Output-Cut Mandate May Be Driving Oil Prices Too High

Bloomberg | December 11, 2018 | Energy News | International Trade

Changes in coal sector led to less SO2 and NOx emissions from electric power industry
Changes in coal sector led to less SO2 and NOx emissions from electric power industry

AJOT | December 11, 2018 | Energy News

Annual U.S. electric power industry emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) have declined by 88% and 76%, respectively, between their peaks in 1997 and 2017. During this period, coal-fired generation was responsible for 90% of SO2 emissions and 76% of NOx emissions from the U.S. electric power industry.

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