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Exploration & Production

Growth In Global Carbon Emissions Slowed In 2019: Report

A surprise drop in coal use in the United States and Europe has helped to slow the growth of global carbon dioxide emissions this year, with softening demand in China and India also contributing, according to a study published on Dec. 4.

December 3, 2019


Can Oil & Gas Survive?

Energy scholar Robert Bryce offers an unabashed view of the shale revolution, climate change and the future of energy. Spoiler alert: Don’t expect oil and gas to disappear anytime soon.

December 2, 2019


Batteries Cannot Save The Grid Or The Planet

The dream of a battery-centric energy supply is seductive, but the reality is that proponents of such a transformation misunderstand the capabilities and limitations of battery technology.

November 27, 2019

Exploration & Production

Analyst: Peak Oil Demand Is Just 5 Years Away

DNV GL attributes the forecast to the rapid electrification of the global transport sector.

November 25, 2019


The Permian Paradox: Texas Shale Players Go Green To Drill More

As the thirst for electricity to power drilling rigs in West Texas drives the state’s energy needs to new highs, oil and gas companies are increasingly relying on wind and solar power to ensure that the shale boom continues.

November 8, 2019


Bison Oil & Gas Partners II Announces Solar Project With Pivot Energy

Bison Energy, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bison Oil & Gas Partners II LLC, and Pivot Energy said Nov. 6 the companies have entered into an agreement to develop their first solar project in Arapahoe County, Colo.

November 6, 2019


Shell To Buy French Floating Wind Farm Specialist

Royal Dutch Shell is buying French renewable power company EOLFI as part of its plans to ramp up the oil major’s electricity business, the company said on Nov. 5.

November 5, 2019

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Southeast Asia May Become Net Fossil Fuel Importer In Coming Years: IEA

Southeast Asia could become a net importer of fossil fuels in the next few years, raising the financial burden on governments and increasing carbon emissions in the region, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned in a report.

October 29, 2019


Debunking The New Energy Economy

While a groundswell rises worldwide to replace hydrocarbons with renewable energies—and sooner rather than later—do physical realities support such a revolutionary change to energy domains? The short answer is no.

October 28, 2019


IEA: Reaping Wind At Sea Could Become $1 Trillion Industry

Like shale and solar photovoltaic, wind can be a game-changer, says Fatih Birol.

October 25, 2019