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Did OPEC Create The U.S. Shale Problem?

As the heated battle between…

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Tesla Just Changed The Energy Storage Game

Elon Musk’s Tesla has just…

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Iran Looks To Close More Deals But Oil Majors Are Cautious

Iran’s oil industry is receiving…


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Spain Concerned it Might Lose Control of its Largest Oil Company

Oct 06, 2011 at 19:29 | Joao Peixe

Spain’s government is concerned that Repsol-YPF, Spain’s largest oil company could revert to foreign ownership. Madrid’s concerns have been heightened by recent international market trades that have resulted in 30…

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Bulgarian Energy Minister Discusses Kazakh Energy Exports to Europe

Oct 06, 2011 at 19:28 | Charles Kennedy

Kairgeldy Kabyldin, president of Kazakhstan's oil and gas company KazMunaiGas discussed increasing Kazakh energy exports to Europe with Bulgarian Energy Minister Traycho Traykov during the latter’s visit to the Kazakh…

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Nigeria: Rethinking the Atomic Power Project

Oct 06, 2011 at 19:27 | Charles Kennedy

Despite the 11 March nuclear debacle at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power complex, Nigeria is determined to press forward with its nuclear power agenda. On 15 September Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan…

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Fukushima Nuclear Plant has 38-Hour Margin for Meltdown

Oct 05, 2011 at 18:18 | Joao Peixe

The Tokyo Electric Power Co., still coping with the aftermath of the 11 March earthquake and tsunami that damaged its six-reactor Fukushima nuclear power complex, announced that if the water…

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Nabucco Consortium Bids for New Azeri Natural Gas Production

Oct 05, 2011 at 18:16 | Charles Kennedy

Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH has submitted a comprehensive transportation proposal to the consortium developing Stage 2 of Azerbaijan’s offshore Caspian Shah Deniz natural gas field. Nabucco Gas Pipeline International…

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Uganda’s Power Plants to Come Online by the End of the Year

Oct 05, 2011 at 18:14 | Charles Kennedy

In a significant development alleviating some of East Africa’s chronic electricity shortages, the 250 megawatt Bujagali Hydropower plant will bring its first 50 megawatt unit online in November, and the…

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Shell Declares Force Majeure After Singapore Refinery Fire

Oct 05, 2011 at 18:13 | Joao Peixe

In the wake of a massive inferno at its Singapore Pulau Bukom refinery, which processes 500,000 barrels a day, Shell declared force majeure, allowing it to void some of its…

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Atomic Energy Agency to Help Vietnam Develop Nuclear Power

Oct 05, 2011 at 18:12 | Charles Kennedy

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano told journalists that nuclear energy is not solely for advanced countries but also developing countries like Vietnam, which can implement and apply…

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China to Cooperate with Iran in Building Wind, Solar Power Facilities

Oct 04, 2011 at 18:06 | Joao Peixe

The Deputy Governor-general of China's Hebei province Zhang Qingwei, following a meeting with the Governor-general of Iran's East Azerbaijan province Alireza Beigi, said that China was interested in joint venture…

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Study of Wave Power as a Renewable Energy Source

Oct 04, 2011 at 18:04 | Joao Peixe

Japan’s 11 March nuclear debacle at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima six reactor complex has renewed Japan’s interest in alternative power sources. As an energy-poor nation, Tokyo is now re-examining…

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