6 Takeaways from POWERGEN International 2019

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:51:54 +0000

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The POWERGEN International exhibition and summit—one of the world’s largest power-industry events with more than 750 exhibitors—was held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 19–21, 2019. POWER was there (Figure 1) to connect with leaders from the industry and report on the latest news from the show. Hot topics […]

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ExxonMobil Extends Deal for Fuel Cell Carbon Capture Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:15:52 +0000

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ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy announced a new joint-development agreement to enhance carbon capture fuel cell technology, as the groups work on a process to capture combustion exhaust from power plants and other industrial facilities. The two-year deal, announced Nov. 6 and an extension of an earlier agreement, is aimed at optimizing core technology, process integration, […]

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Oil & Gas Majors Must Cut Output 35% By 2040 To Reach Paris Targets

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 16:27:28 +0000

A new report from independent financial think tank Carbon Tracker has concluded that the world’s seven leading oil and gas majors must cut production by an average of 35% by 2040 if global emissions are to be reined in and kept “well below” 2°C, in accordance with the Paris Agreement’s commitment. 

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Oil Majors Dump Millions Of Cubic Feet Of Methane Directly Into The Atmosphere

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 20:40:09 +0000

natural gas flaringWhile the major oil companies are saying pretty words about reducing emissions that promote a warming climate, in practice they are actually adding more pollution to the atmosphere than ever.

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Africa’s Oil Curse, the Example of Nigeria

Credit to Author: David Zarembka| Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 02:10:43 +0000

Pump-jack mining crude oil with the sunsetCleanTechnica has been running a number of articles on little noted negative aspects of gas/diesel vehicles. These include hundreds of US deaths annually from carbon monoxide poisoning, oil refinery explosions, 137 US oil spills last year, what to do with old oil tankers, and the 150 gas/diesel car fires daily in the US. A common concept in Africa that is not noticed in the United States or other parts of the world is what in Africa is called “Africa’s Oil Curse.”

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Big Oil Faces A Formidable Foe In Fight Against Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:52:08 +0000

Electric utilities are keen on electric vehicles these days — they see them as a future revenue source. Utilities from California to Florida to Michigan are sponsoring the installation of public charging stations, and some are offering rebates to customers for installing home chargers. To date, at least 50 utilities in 25 states have launched or proposed programs to encourage the buildout of charging infrastructure

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