Top

Category: Energy


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Houston oil artery reopens after police remove final Greenpeace protesters

September 13, 2019

Via: Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The Houston Ship Channel on Friday reopened for vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said, after the last of 11 protesters who had disrupted traffic by dangling on ropes above the key energy-export waterway was removed by […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Oil spill clean-up at Equinor’s Bahamas terminal underway after Dorian damage

September 12, 2019

Via: Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s Equinor (EQNR.OL) has begun cleaning up an onshore oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, and said on Thursday it will step up the operation in […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Trump promises ‘giant package’ related to ethanol to please farmers

August 29, 2019

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration is planning a “giant package” related to ethanol that would please U.S. farmers angry over the government’s expanded approval of waivers freeing oil refiners from obligations to use the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Texas shale towns grapple with growth as oil-bust fears fade

August 21, 2019

Via: Reuters

School officials had expected enrollment to fall after the last oil price crash, starting in 2014, but it kept rising – one sign of a growing resilience in the region’s oil economy as Exxon Mobil (XOM.N), Chevron (CVX.N) and other […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China’s ‘father of EV’ urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles

July 2, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, a high-ranking government industrial policy advisor told a conference on Tuesday. “Experience tells us the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Car trash to cash: U.S. firm aims to power European stadiums with old car batteries

June 24, 2019

Via: Reuters

Eaton, a New York-listed firm that makes hydraulics, truck transmissions and other industrial products, says the market is niche but expects it to grow up to 20 times between now and 2022. In Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Eaton estimates […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Fire rips through Philadelphia refinery, no significant injuries

June 21, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – A massive fire was burning out of control in Philadelphia at the largest and oldest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast on Friday morning. The blaze broke out at the Girard Point section of the 335,000-barrels-per-day Philadelphia […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama’s power plant rule

June 19, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry. […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic’s U.S. solar cells to Philippines

May 30, 2019

Via: Reuters

Reuters reported on May 15 that Panasonic planned to ship most cells from the plant overseas, instead of selling them to Tesla for its trademark Solar Roof as initially intended, because of low demand from Tesla and a trade loophole […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Centrica Business Solutions launches global EV offer

May 28, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

ISELIN, N.J., May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Centrica’s distributed energy and power business, Centrica Business Solutions, has launched a new electric vehicle (EV) offer designed to help businesses tackle the challenges of the EV transition. Centrica’s industry-leading EV expertise will […]