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U.S. refinery runs hit fifth consecutive annual record high in 2018

AJOT | April 02, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Gross inputs to U.S. petroleum refineries, also referred to as refinery runs, averaged 17.3 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2018, the highest annual average on record and the fifth consecutive year of record-high refinery runs.

Sand From Soy Waterway Resurrected for Argentine Shale Push

Bloomberg | April 01, 2019 | Energy | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway
Energy-related carbon dioxide emission profiles differ dramatically from state to state

AJOT | April 01, 2019 | Energy

Texas has more energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions than any other state, while Vermont has the least, according to EIA’s recently released Energy-related Carbon Dioxide Emissions by State, 2005-2016.
Oil & Gas Industry Outlook

AJOT | March 20, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

As offshore operators continue to work as part of an industry in transition, it is worth taking a moment and stepping back to ascertain the true scope of change that the sector has, and is still continuing to face.
EIA projects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions will remain near current level through 2050

AJOT | March 20, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. energy consumption will remain near current levels through 2050, according to projections in EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2019.

Oil’s Rally Stuck Near $59 as U.S.-China Trade Jitters Return

Bloomberg | March 20, 2019 | Energy | International Trade
U.S. renewable electricity generation has doubled since 2008

AJOT | March 19, 2019 | Energy | Alternative

Renewable generation provided a new record of 742 million megawatthours (MWh) of electricity in 2018, nearly double the 382 million MWh produced in 2008. Renewables provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018.

Rio Tinto Must Face SEC Suit Over Coal Assets

Bloomberg | March 18, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Consistent growth in Sovcomflot’s offshore and gas revenues

AJOT | March 18, 2019 | Energy | Maritime | Bulk

Exxon Delays $1.9 Billion Canada Project Amid Oil-Sands Woes

Bloomberg | March 15, 2019 | Energy | Intermodal
U.S. Gulf Coast refinery demand for hydrogen increasingly met by merchant suppliers

AJOT | March 15, 2019 | Energy

Petroleum refineries in the U.S. Gulf Coast increasingly rely on merchant suppliers, rather than their own production, to provide the hydrogen used to reduce the sulfur content of fuel.

Egypt Returns to LNG Exports Club Seeking to Sell Cargoes

Bloomberg | March 15, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Oil Rises as Saudis Are Said to Continue With Deeper Supply Cut

Bloomberg | March 11, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Oil Trades Below $57 as OPEC Output and Trade-Deal Talks Weighed

Bloomberg | March 11, 2019 | Energy | International Trade
New U.S. power plants expected to be mostly natural gas combined-cycle and solar PV

AJOT | March 08, 2019 | Energy | Alternative

EIA’s long-term projections show that most of the electricity generating capacity additions installed in the United States through 2050 will be natural gas combined-cycle and solar photovoltaic (PV).
Record U.S. electricity generation in 2018 driven by record residential, commercial sales

AJOT | March 06, 2019 | Energy

U.S. net electricity generation increased by 4% in 2018, reaching a record high of 4,178 million megawatthours (MWh), according to EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. Last year was the first time total utility-scale generation surpassed the pre-recession peak of 4,157 million MWh set in 2007.
Tim Protheroe to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore

AJOT | March 06, 2019 | Energy | Maritime | People | Appointments

With 40 years of industry experience from deck officer to senior industry professional, the class executive’s appointment is the latest to strengthen the Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore network

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