Monthly Archives: September 2017

Ice And Drones: The Future Of Wind Energy

Parts of the world with incredible wind energy potential have long been inaccessible to wind farms. But with the completion of the first offshore wind farm built to withstand ice-prone conditions, the industry has clearly evolved. When it comes to cold-weather climates, wind farm designers face a variety of concerns, notably the impact of low temperatures on the turbines and …

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Questerre announces successful private placement

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Sept. 29, 2017) – THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR UNITED STATES PERSONS Questerre Energy Corporation (“Questerre” or the “Company”) (TSX:QEC)(OSLO:QEC) is pleased to announce that its private placement of up to 34.9 million Common Shares (the [Read More…]

Source: BOE Report

California cities sue big oil firms over climate change

(Reuters) – California cities San Francisco and Oakland filed separate lawsuits against five oil companies on Wednesday seeking billions of dollars to protect against rising sea levels they blamed on climate change, according to public documents. The lawsuits, filed in state courts in San Francisco and Alameda Counties, alleged Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, BP, and [Read More…]

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NEB inspectors cite Enbridge’s B.C. pipeline expansion construction failures

CALGARY – The National Energy Board is ordering a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) to take measures to improve worker safety and environmental protection after several infractions were spotted during field inspections of a B.C. pipeline expansion project. The agency says it issued three orders to Spectra Energy Transmission concerning construction of its High Pine …

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New Brunswick’s premier says if Ottawa wants to change the rules of the regulatory process for the Energy East pipeline, it should pay the added costs

New Brunswick’s premier says if Ottawa wants to change the rules of the regulatory process for the Energy East pipeline, it should pay the added costs

Ottawa should pay for added Energy East pipeline regulatory costs: N.B. premier

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's premier says if Ottawa wants to change the rules of the regulatory process for the Energy East (Read more...)

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Brazil’s Pre-Salt Areas Attract 17 Major Oil Bidders

As many as 17 companies have registered to bid next month in two rounds of exploration license awards in Brazil’s pre-salt layer, Brazilian Oil and Gas Secretary Marcio Felix said on the sidelines of an event on Thursday. Brazil is eager to award new exploration licenses in the most promising blocks in its pre-salt layer …

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Miami Is Running Out Of Gasoline

As Hurricane Irma nears Florida, everyone is in a rush to fill up their tanks. About 40 percent of the gasoline stations in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale region are now without fuel. Floridians have turned to the Crowd-Sourced ‘Gas Buddy’ App to determine which stations still have gas. (Click to enlarge)The above image from the web version of Gas Buddy Tracker. Zoom …

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Iran To Become Essential Hub In China’s Belt And Road Initiative

China’s strategic interest in Iran is intensifying. Chinese manufacturers are looking to establish new operations in Iran, and Tehran is viewed as a vital transport and logistics hub. Iran is focusing in 2017 on expanding its railway network so that it can better align with China’s Central Asian logistics strategy, Iranian Minister of Transport Abbas …

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Rosneft CEO Attributes Oil Price Gains To Weak Dollar, Not OPEC

Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin says the recent rise in oil prices is due to a weak dollar, instead of efforts by rival OPEC to combat the global crude supply glut. He went so far as to say the bloc’s November agreement has had “no effect” on the crude market since implementation began. “The Americans support their …

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Shell Sees Gas Shortage Risk Triggering Australia LNG Export cut (Friday, 8 September 2017)

The world’s second-biggest liquefied natural gas exporting nation will probably curb shipments next year to avoid a domestic shortfall of the fuel, according to the Australian head of Royal Dutch Shell Plc.The Australian Energy Market Operator is likely to declare a shortage for eastern states in the next two to four weeks, Shell Australia Chairwoman …

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