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Jan 18, 2013 at 16:38 | James Burgess

In recent years the US has focussed on adding ethanol to its gasoline as it believes that it will help reduce dependence on foreign oil and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.…

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Jan 18, 2013 at 16:35 | Joao Peixe

China is the world’s second largest oil importer and will soon become the largest, yet it has petroleum resources that match the US, meaning there is no reason why it…

Renewable Energy Accounts for 50% of all New Energy Installations in US

Renewable Energy Accounts for 50% of all New Energy Installations in US

Jan 18, 2013 at 16:34 | Joao Peixe

The Office of Energy Projects, part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has recently released a report which states that half of all new energy generation capacity installed in the…

BP: Shale Boom will Never Happen in the UK or Europe

BP: Shale Boom will Never Happen in the UK or Europe

Jan 17, 2013 at 16:42 | Joao Peixe

Some British ministers, especially Chancellor George Osborne, hope that fracking will enable the UK to experience a shale gas boom similar to the US, and completely change the energy market…

Japan to Build World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm off the Fukushima Coast

Japan to Build World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm off the Fukushima Coast

Jan 17, 2013 at 16:41 | Joao Peixe

In order to reduce its reliance on nuclear energy following the meltdown of three reactors back in 2011, Japan is attempting to increase its renewable energy capacity and has recently…

New Solar Cell Technology could Yield 50% Conversion Efficiency

New Solar Cell Technology could Yield 50% Conversion Efficiency

Jan 17, 2013 at 16:40 | Charles Kennedy

“At present, the world record triple-junction solar cell efficiency is 44 percent under concentration and it is generally accepted that a major technology breakthrough will be required for the efficiency…

US Army Completes World's Largest Low Concentration Solar Plant

US Army Completes World's Largest Low Concentration Solar Plant

Jan 17, 2013 at 16:39 | James Burgess

The US Army has just put its new White Sands Missile Range Solar Power System online, making it the largest low concentration solar power plant in the world. The plant…

Icahn to Pressure Transocean Board to Resume Dividend Payments

Icahn to Pressure Transocean Board to Resume Dividend Payments

Jan 16, 2013 at 16:33 | Charles Kennedy

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has decided to take advantage of the fact that offshore drilling companies seem to be highly undervalued despite the strong demand for deepwater drill rigs. He…

Shell Close to Signing $10 Billion Shale Gas Deal with Ukraine

Shell Close to Signing $10 Billion Shale Gas Deal with Ukraine

Jan 16, 2013 at 16:32 | James Burgess

One of the final hurdles standing in the way of the $10 billion shale gas deal between Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) and Ukraine was cleared on Wednesday when local…

Algerian Forces Surround Gas Facility after Terrorist Group Takes Hostages

Algerian Forces Surround Gas Facility after Terrorist Group Takes Hostages

Jan 16, 2013 at 16:31 | Joao Peixe

At 4.30am local time, armed men infiltrated a facility located in the Ain Amenas gas field in south-eastern Algeria, close to the border with Libya, and took the workers hostage,…

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