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Image - Shell Announces Marjoram-1 Gas Discovery in Deep-Water Malaysia

Shell Announces Marjoram-1 Gas Discovery in Deep-Water Malaysia

Shell today announces further exploration success in Malaysia with another gas discovery at the Shell-operated deep-water Marjoram-1 well. “Our strategy to expand our heartland areas through technologically advanced exploration is delivering tangible success in deep-water in Malaysia,” said Andrew Brown, Shell Upstream International Director. “We have a long history in the region, and the addition of new natural gas resources this year ensures we are able to continue...

Oil and Gas - Aug 26, 2014


Image - Alstom launches new Grid Stability Package at CIGRE 2014

Alstom launches new Grid Stability Package at CIGRE 2014

This new solution, developed by Alstom’s Redmond, WA based NMS team, will help utility customers maintain grid reliability as they cope with a myriad of factors stressing power grids, including increasing energy demand, rising prices, renewable integration and a fluid and evolving regulatory and policy environment. By 2030, electricity demand is forecasted to grow 50 to 70 percent, and renewable sources are expected to grow 30 percent globally by 2035.   Alstom’s Gri...

General News - Power Generation, Smart Grids - Aug 26, 2014


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Image - SIGMA3 Announces Partnership With FracGeo for Geomechanical Modeling

SIGMA3 Announces Partnership With FracGeo for Geomechanical Modeling

Sigma Cubed (SIGMA 3 ) and FracGeo announced a strategic partnership that will introduce breakthrough geomechanical technology to help operators predict and evaluate the geomechanical response of the reservoir to hydraulic stimulation. Combining elements never before used in the oil & gas industry, this new technology takes into account the propagation and interaction of multiple hydraulic fractures with natural fractures to predict differential stress, strain (good proxy for microseismic...

Oil and Gas - Aug 25, 2014


Image - Calpine to Acquire Fore River Generating Station in New England

Calpine to Acquire Fore River Generating Station in New England

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) today announced that it has agreed to purchase a nominal 809 megawatt, combined-cycle power plant and related plant inventory from Exelon Corporation for $530 million, or approximately $655 per kilowatt, subject to working capital adjustments. The natural gas-fired plant is located in North Weymouth, Massachusetts, 12 miles southeast of Boston, and expands Calpine’s footprint in the New England competitive wholesale power market. “With the acquis...

General News - Aug 25, 2014


Image - Indonesia Passes Law to Tap Volcano Power

Indonesia Passes Law to Tap Volcano Power

The Indonesian parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited law to bolster the geothermal energy industry and tap the power of the vast archipelago's scores of volcanoes. Made up of thousands of islands stretching from the Indian to the Pacific Oceans, Indonesia is home to some 130 volcanoes and is estimated to hold around 40 percent of the world's geothermal potential. However it produces only a tiny fraction of its energy by converting underground heat into electricity, and l...

Power Generation - Aug 26, 2014


Image - EU Should Ensure Ukraines Gas Supply: Oettinger

EU Should Ensure Ukraine's Gas Supply: Oettinger

Europe should ensure Ukraine's gas supply if Russia cuts off deliveries, EU energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger said in a newspaper interview Tuesday ahead of key talks on the raging crisis. "In a case of emergency, it must be possible to divert gas from EU countries to Ukraine," Oettinger told the mass-circulation daily Bild. "The storage tanks are currently around half full. But they must be completely full by the time winter comes," the commissioner said....

Natural Gas & LNG - Aug 26, 2014


Image - Canadas Ivanhoe Energy to Terminate Ecuador Contract

Canada's Ivanhoe Energy to Terminate Ecuador Contract

Ecuador's state-run Petroamazonas oil company is in the process of terminating a contract with Canada's Ivanhoe Energy, officials said Monday. Ivanhoe has held a 30-year oil exploration contract in Ecuador's Amazon jungle, at a price of $37 per barrel. "We are currently in the process of terminating the contract with Ivanhoe" and "thinking of how to redefine exploration and find more investors," Petroamazonas manager Oswaldo Madrid told the El Comercio ...

Energy Efficiency - Aug 26, 2014


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Image - Cooking, Highway Pollution Linked to High Blood Pressure

Cooking, Highway Pollution Linked to High Blood Pressure

Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cookstoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, said a study out Monday. The study focused on the role of black carbon, which after carbon dioxide is the second leading human-caused emission driving climate change. It comes from burning wood, coal and fossil fuels. About half of all Chinese households cook with coal and wood, the researchers said. The study involved 280 women living in a rural area of northwester...

General News - Aug 25, 2014