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Royal Dutch Shell says it has a valid lease for Seattle terminal space and a tight timeline to prepare its fleet for exploratory oil drilling in Arctic…
04.24 / 08:29
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A consortium led by Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI) has received an approval from Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) to acquire Duet Group, an operator of energy utility businesses, for A$7.5bn (…
Information about VOSHA's investigation won't be released until it's concluded. The worker was electrocuted when the crane he was operating touched power lines, according to police. The post VOSHA investigating crane operator’s death at wind project appeared first on…
04.24 / 05:08
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This post Trump Kills Solar – Here’s How You Profit appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Is the gold trade going sour? Today, Greg Guenthner tells you what to do with miners... The post Trump Kills Solar – Here’s How You Profit appeared first on Daily Reckoni…
04.24 / 04:36
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Afshin Rattansi speaks to Chris Choi, ITN’s Consumer Editor for ITV News, about why Theresa May wants the UK to spend £11 billion on so-called ‘free’ smart meters. (Going Underground) Energy Bills: Can We Be Smarter? Think your smart meter is free? Think again What is a smart meter? Filed under: Corporations, Energy, Interviews, Science …
04.24 / 04:07
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Brad Plumer reports for Vox: On the same day the Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as Donald Trump’s secretary of state, the House voted to kill a transparency rule for oil companies that Tillerson once lobbied against while CEO of Exxon Mobil. So all in all, a good day for America’s largest oil and gas firm. Using […
04.24 / 04:07
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Nick Wadhams reports for Bloomberg: Exxon Mobil Corp. boasts that it drills for oil and gas on six continents and sells fuel and chemicals in almost every country on the planet. That global reach will pose a wealth of conflict-of-interest questions for former CEO Rex Tillerson now that he’s the U.S. secretary of state. Tillerson, […
04.24 / 04:07
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Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine, writes for The Intercept: We already know that the Trump administration plans to deregulate markets, wage all-out war on “radical Islamic terrorism,” trash climate science and unleash a fossil-fuel frenzy. It’s a vision that can be counted on to generate a tsunami of crises and shocks: economic shocks, as market [……
04.24 / 04:07
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has developed a novel technology of embedding highly conductive nanostructure into semi-conductor…
The Middle East has an outsize impact on energy here on Earth. One analyst thinks some regional powerhouses may leverage that role into the development of natural resources in space. Countries like the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are developing space programs and investing in nascent private space commodity initiatives, said Tom James, a…
04.24 / 01:15
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Long before the Russians blinded English society with their conspicuous wealth, it was the Arabs descending on Europe’s capitals in the 1970s who became proverbial for their prodigious wealth: “Rich like an oil sheikh,” said the gawping crowds as they watched the princes in their floating garments checking into the most luxurious hotels, showering bell [R…
04.24 / 01:15
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A top nuclear expert has warned that virtually everybody in the world would die if World War 3 broke out as a result of a confrontation between the United States and Russia. Greg Mello, secretary and executive director of the Los Alamos Study Group, was asked how many people would die on the first day…
04.24 / 01:15
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Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to face each other in a May 7 runoff for the French presidency after coming first and second in Sunday’s first round of voting, according to multiple projections. Though Macron, 39, is a comparative political novice who has never held elected office, opinion polls…
04.23 / 20:08
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With Earth Day as a backdrop, alternative fuel advocates, including natural gas vehicle (NGV) proponents, put on their party hats and marked a variety of milestones in the clean fuel sector, starting with the metropolitan transit authority in San Antonio, TX. VIA Metropolitan Transit on Thursday rolled out the first of more than 400 new…
04.23 / 19:07
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But the company says some environmental studies still aren't done for the Connecticut River generating stations, and there's a “long way to go” in the process. The post Hydro relicensing moving ahead, says dams’ new owner appeared first on VTDig…
04.23 / 19:04
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This post 7 Indicators Oil Might Continue to Drop appeared first on Daily Reckoning. OPEC leaders begin to rally on reducing global oil production - but there's more to the story. Here's 7 indicators that we could see oil prices continue to fall... The post 7 Indicators Oil Might Continue to Drop appeared first on Daily…
04.23 / 16:30
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This post Goldman Sachs’ Covert Scheme to Raise Oil Prices appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Michael Covel reveals how the Wall Street powerhouse games the system for its own benefit... The post Goldman Sachs’ Covert Scheme to Raise Oil Prices appeared first on Daily Rec…
04.23 / 16:30
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MW Works kept the Puget Sounds natural surroundings in mind while building this…
04.23 / 16:29
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For the most part, the recently approved building energy code will uphold efficiency gains from recent…
04.23 / 16:29
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In a letter to a reader, this expert offers key tips to building a healthy home to limit allergy…
04.23 / 16:29
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