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Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Dominion Energy to Reduce Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Infrastructure by 50 percent Over the Next Decade

February 12, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) announced today an historic, industry-leading initiative to reduce methane emissions from its natural gas infrastructure by 50 percent over the next decade, based on 2010 levels. The initiative will […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

New Mexico governor moves to limit methane emissions, combat climate change

January 30, 2019

Via: Reuters

The New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department and Environment Department were directed to enact methane emission reduction “rules as soon as practicable,” the executive order said. Lujan Grisham, a recently-elected Democrat, campaigned on the promise of tightening environmental […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exxon Becomes Most Active Permian Driller to Combat Falling Oil Output

December 18, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Exxon Mobil Corp. (IW 500/1) has overtaken rivals to become the most active driller in the Permian Basin, showing the urgency with which the world’s biggest oil company by market value is pursuing U.S. shale. Even after a slow start […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

US Sees Oil Production Continuing to Grow Despite Lower Prices

December 12, 2018

Via: Industry Week

The U.S. government left its forecast for domestic crude production unchanged for 2019 even with prices averaging almost $11 a barrel lower than its previous estimate. Oil producers will pump an average 12.06 million barrels a day next year, up […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Keystone XL pipeline case portends struggle for Trump emissions rollback effort

November 20, 2018

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — Public interest groups, state pollution regulators and many automakers are wringing their hands over the Trump administration’s campaign to dilute clean-car standards for the 2021-26 model years. They can relax. This is “The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight.” […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

EPA plans biofuel ‘reset’ as program misses Congress’ targets

November 20, 2018

Via: Reuters

The planned reset of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard is likely to set up a fresh battle between two industries, with corn growers wanting the highest possible targets to spur investment, and oil companies eyeing the smallest to reduce costs. […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

NiSource discloses criminal probe of Massachusetts gas pipeline explosions

November 1, 2018

Via: Reuters

HOUSTON/BOSTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation of utility company NiSource Inc over gas explosions and fires in three Massachusetts communities that killed one person and injured at least 21 others in September, the company disclosed on […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Hitachi and General Electric collaborate to develop next-generation reactors

October 15, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The Japan-based conglomerate company, Hitachi, and US-based General Electric are set to collaborate to create a new type of nuclear power plant with small modular reactors according to sources, The Japan Times reports. It is thought that the two firms […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Siemens negotiating $10.6bn deal to supply energy generation technology to Iraq

September 24, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

It has been revealed that Siemens Chief Executive, Joe Kaeser, has travelled to Iraq to finalise a memorandum of understanding with the deal also thought to involve power transmission technology. German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has supported Siemens’ offer but it […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D

Get More From Digital Oilfield Equipment With Analytics

September 20, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Optimizing oil and gas equipment can be an impossible task when you cannot answer critical questions about health and performance: Is this well approaching the end of its life? Are we prepared to react to market changes? Why did this […]