Four NRG Energy plants switch from coal to natural gas

Four NRG Energy plants switch from coal to natural gas

Four coal-fire power plants owned by Houston-based NRG Energy have been turned into natural gas plants, the company said this week. Key Points: Plummeting natural…

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Carbon capture market could be worth close to $9 billion by 2025

Carbon capture market could be worth close to $9 billion by 2025

In the age of climate change, carbon dioxide emissions produced by burning fossil fuels present a liability that many investors fear might one day bring…

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2014 Deloitte Energy Conference “A Global Industry…Competing Locally”

2014 Deloitte Energy Conference “A Global Industry…Competing Locally”

Energy is sourced globally. This reality places the energy industry squarely at the intersection of geopolitics, national security, and economic growth. Balancing these often opposing…

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U.K. Opens Bidding for New Round of Shale Gas Exploration

U.K. Opens Bidding for New Round of Shale Gas Exploration

The U.K. began the bidding process for the next set of onshore oil and gas exploration licenses, including shale that is considered a cheaper and…

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Mexican Congress Approves New Rules for Oil Industry

Mexican Congress Approves New Rules for Oil Industry

Mexico’s Congress approved on Tuesday a sweeping overhaul of the energy industry that cleared the way for international giants to tap Mexico’s rich reserves of…

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U.S. FERC Approves Construction of Freeport LNG Export Project

U.S. FERC Approves Construction of Freeport LNG Export Project

U.S. federal regulators on Wednesday approved construction of Freeport LNG Development LP’s liquefied natural gas export project in Texas…read full story here. Key Points: Freeport…

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Algeria looks to develop shale gas sector

Algeria looks to develop shale gas sector

Algeria has announced plans to drill four shale gas wells by the end of 2014 as it begins assessing the commercial viability of a resource…

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Fracking gets U.K. approval in effort to go ‘all out for shale’

Fracking gets U.K. approval in effort to go ‘all out for shale’

Britain has begun to accept bids for licences to explore for shale gas in more than half the country, three years after putting a stop…

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Infographic – Horizontal Drilling Reduces Land Impacts

Infographic – Horizontal Drilling Reduces Land Impacts

According to this infographic by Energy In Depth, horizontal drilling is minimizing the surface impact of energy development.  

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Mexico’s CFE to tender $2.8 bln in power plant, pipeline projects

Mexico’s CFE to tender $2.8 bln in power plant, pipeline projects

Mexico’s national power company CFE said on Monday it will offer $2.8 billion in natural gas and electricity infrastructure project contracts by the end of…

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