Energy News for April 26, 2018

Clifford Krauss: ConocoPhillips Wins $2 Billion Ruling Over Venezuelan Seizure Reuters: Shell profit soars on higher oil prices, cash flow disappoints The Wall Street Journal: High Oil Prices Boost Industry Earnings, but Investors Remain Wary Reuters: Skinny and sweet: U.S. refiner earnings depend on the oil diet Platts: Shell pushes ahead with US Gulf of […]

Energy News for April 25, 2018

E&E News: Southern Co., oil interests launch lobbying coalition The Wall Street Journal: Trump Faces Pressure to Choose Sides in Fight Between Corn Growers and Oil Refiners E&E News: Court flips ruling, tosses all claims against Chaco drilling Utility Dive: FERC Order 845 opens door a little wider for energy storage Utility Dive: Performance-based regulation: […]

Energy News for April 24, 2018

Reuters: Trump’s revenge: U.S. oil floods Europe, hurting OPEC and Russia Platts: ‘Frac’ intensity in shale wells wears out equipment faster: Halliburto Washington Examiner: Trump tries to ‘get ahead of the blame game’ on rising pump prices The Associated Press: Appeals Court Allows Necessity Defense in Pipeline Protest Law360: Shell Unit Can’t Duck Class Action […]

Energy News for April 23, 2018

USA Today: Thousands of cleanup workers that claim BP oil spill made them sick haven’t had day in court E&E News: N.J. bans drilling in state waters Bloomberg: U.S. Coal Bailout Review Slows After Trump Faces Pushback Reuters: CenterPoint Energy to buy Vectren in $6 bln deal The Washington Post: Perched on a platform high […]

Energy News for April 20, 2018

The New York Times: Trump Criticizes OPEC, Calling Oil Prices ‘Artificially’ High The Associated Press: Evidence of an Oil Spill Was Obvious, but Was It a Crime? RTO Insider: Gas Dominates, Again, in FERC State of the Markets Report Washington Examiner: Energy Department won’t consider utility’s financial woes for decision on coal, nuclear plants Utility […]

Energy News for April 19, 2018

Reuters: Exxon faces setback in Iraq as oil and water mix Platts: Freeport LNG confirms Train 1 start seen in September 2019, cites flooding of yards The Guardian: Researchers create super sponge that mops up oil spills Platts: Trade group eyes FERC, FCC collaboration to better address utility communications needs Kellie Lunney, E&E News: BLM […]

Bay Area Climate News from CRI – April 2018

BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS FROM CRI April 2018      THE BIG PICTURE   GHG Emissions Rose in 2017 — Renewables growing fast…but not fast enough The New York Times breaks down the top 5 reasons why global GHGs rose in 2017. While renewables grew faster than any other energy sector, they couldn’t match the growth in overall energy demand. […]

Energy News for April 18, 2018

CNBC: Farm state senators tell EPA to stop giving big oil refiners a pass on biofuels rules Platts: Pennsylvania case threatens gas sector, long-held ‘rule of capture’: Southwestern Energy Utility Dive: FERC chair takes up coal lobby line on plant retirements Platts: Lawmakers grill FERC on response to resilience issues, out-of-market state actions The State: […]

ENS Federal Report – April 13, 2018

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Energy News for April 16, 2018

Bloomberg: Trudeau Seeks Talks With Kinder After Failing to Ease Pipeline Spat CNBC: API opposes bailout of FirstEnergy Solutions, asks Trump administration to ‘let the markets work’ Politico: FEMA’s plan underestimated Puerto Rican hurricane Utility Dive: Idaho regulators accept Rocky Mountain Power’s planned shift from coal to renewables CNBC: Tesla ships flawed parts from suppliers […]