Energy Workers on the Job Reducing Emissions While Activists Protest

Across the country, Keep it In The Ground activists are striking Friday as part of a global climate change campaign.

Here in Denver, activists will march through the city’s downtown with the support of 350.org, Colorado Rising, Extinction Rebellion, and WildEarth Guardians – all groups that have advocated for extreme measures to immediately eliminate oil and natural gas production.

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Source: Energy In Depth

Is Libya Facing A New Oil Crisis?

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) condemned on Thursday the setting up of a parallel board of directors at one of its key subsidiaries, fuel distributor Brega Petroleum Marketing Company (BPMC), saying that attempts at politicizing the oil sector puts Libya at risk of partition. BPMC, which is based in eastern Libya, has seen some board members break away and accuse ...

Source: Oilprice.com

How New Technology Is Revolutionizing Oil & Gas

For years, Big Oil played catch-up with the banking, e-commerce, and retail industries in embracing digitalization and new technologies to boost profits and efficiency.   Over the past year, however, Big Oil and many companies in the upstream and downstream segments have started to adopt a growing number of digital solutions to seek cost cuts through innovation and new technologies. ...

Source: Oilprice.com

Leaked Photos Suggest Tesla Is Already Building Model 3 In China

Tesla is moving ahead with pre-production at its Chinese factory, according to new leaked photos believed to have been recently taken inside the U.S. electric vehicle maker’s Gigafactory in Shanghai.  A user posted a photo of at least three partially assembled Model 3s on Weibo, while another user commented that the cars were being assembled for trial runs, ...

Source: Oilprice.com

Saudi Aramco: We Never Asked Iraq For Extra Oil

Saudi Arabia’s oil giant Aramco is not looking to buy crude oil from Iraq’s state oil marketing firm, people familiar with the operations of the two companies told Bloomberg on Thursday, after earlier reports had suggested that the Saudis were seeking to import as much as 20 million barrels of crude oil from Iraq. Following the weekend attacks on vital ...

Source: Oilprice.com

Senior Electrical Engineers Brownfield + Greenfield (#889062769)

Posted: 19 September 2019 at 14:21   Expires: 17 October 2019 at 14:21

Posted In: Engineering > Electrical

Location: Qatar

We are seeking to recruit on behalf of our client several SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER FEED BROWNFIELD AND GREENFIELD PROJECTS who will be based in Qatar on either a permanent residential contract or fixed contract till December 2023

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Senior Pipeline Engineer (#769062448)

Posted: 19 September 2019 at 14:15   Expires: 17 October 2019 at 14:15

Posted In: Engineering > Pipeline

Location: Qatar

We are seeking to recruit on behalf of our client a SENIOR PIPELINE ENGINEER FEED who will be based in Qatar on either a permanent residential contract or fixed contract till December 2023

Key Requirements

Interviews will be held in ...

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Many wind turbines are slated to come online in the United States in 2019 and 2020

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects that U.S. wind capacity additions in both 2019 and in 2020 will be near the annual record level of additions set in 2012. Wind capacity additions through June 2019 totaled 3.7 gigawatts (GW). According to projects reported to EIA through surveys and on EIA’s Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory, operators expect another 8.5 GW to come online by the end of this year, with an additional 14.3 GW by the end of 2020.

Source: EIA: Today in Energy

Total, Eni stake new claim in Cyprus gas and oil search

Energy giants Total and Eni have joined forces to explore and exploit another oil and gas block up for grabs offshore from Cyprus, Cypriot authorities said Wednesday (18 September)

The agreement makes France’s Total and Italy’s Eni the biggest players in the Mediterranean island’s energy search, holding exploration licenses for seven of the 13 blocks. Korea’s Kogas is also a ...

Source: Oil and Gas Technology’s News Feed

How the Koch Network’s ‘Social Change’ Strategy Is Built to Kill the Electric Car

David Koch at an Americans for Prosperity event
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This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. 

If it feels like the oil industry’s attacks on the burgeoning electric car market are well coordinated, that’s because they are. The industry is following a blueprint laid out decades ago, and refined ever since, by Koch network insiders.

In a revelatory article, published in Philanthropy Magazine in 1996, an executive vice president of Koch Industries named Richard Fink laid out a three-tiered integrated strategy for promoting libertarian ideals and free-market principles, and, in doing so, protecting the Kochs’ sprawling petrochemical refining and shipping businesses.

Source: DeSmogBlog