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Coronavirus crisis could slow the rate of energy transition, Rystad says

Coronavirus crisis could slow the rate of energy transition, Rystad says

Energy Today

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Here is one you would not have seen coming last year. The fast moving renewable market being slowed down, and coal production going up. Key takeaway from this article: China’s coal mines

Buffalo Coal’s Position on COVID-19

Buffalo Coal’s Position on COVID-19

Buffalo Coal is a South Africa based company, with its head office based in Centurion, Gauteng, and its mining operations based in Dundee, KwaZulu Natal.

South Africa reported its first positive case of COVID-19 on March 5, 2020. As at …

March 18, 2020 - 9:37 am Coal News, International, Press Releases
Linc Energy’s former executives committed to stand trial over failed coal gasification plant

Linc Energy’s former executives committed to stand trial over failed coal gasification plant

ABC Australia 


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: While this is happening in Australia, it may be a new trend in the United States. Will be interesting to follow.

Five executives who were in charge of Linc Energy’s experimental coal gasification

Climate change and the coal industry; how are regulations impacting coal production.

Climate change and the coal industry; how are regulations impacting coal production.

WTHI-TV10


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: WTHI-TV10 provides a good report on the coal industry, and some good advice is offered in the report: “We need more diversity on our system that our customers would be hurt if we have

Warrior Met Coal to Begin Development of World-Class Blue Creek Hard Coking Coal Project

Warrior Met Coal to Begin Development of World-Class Blue Creek Hard Coking Coal Project

Transformational Growth Investment Will Reinforce Warrior’s Position as the Premier U.S. Pure-Play Met Coal Producer –Planned Capacity of 4.3 Mstpa of Premium High Vol A Met Coal with First Quartile Cost Position –Oil&Gas360 Publishers note: This is an

Warrior Met Coal Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Results

Warrior Met Coal Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Results

Warrior Met Coal Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Results- Warrior reported fourth quarter 2019 net income of $20.8 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, compared to net income of $374.2 million, or $7.11 per diluted share, in the fourth …

Just Transition- Amid Climate Debate And Coal’s Decline, West Virginia Considers Its Future

Just Transition- Amid Climate Debate And Coal’s Decline, West Virginia Considers Its Future

Ohio Valley Resource


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Brittany Patterson writes about a side effect of the war on climate change – peoples lives. Balanced energy plans include a slower migration from coal. The United States is not the

February 14, 2020 - 10:32 pm Coal News, Industry Insights, Oil and Gas 360 Publisher Note:
Updated Dial-In Information for Exchange Call with Contura Management

Updated Dial-In Information for Exchange Call with Contura Management

Updated Dial-In Information for Exchange Call with Contura Management

February 10, 2020 - 10:02 am Coal News, Conference Calls & Webcasts, Press Releases
EIA projects total U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to be relatively flat through 2050

EIA projects total U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to be relatively flat through 2050

EIA


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Flat is better than increase. Transforming the current energy structure is a momentous task, and needs to be implemented while keeping the economy going. People need to remember – The United States is

Contura Announces Updated 2020 Guidance and Certain Preliminary, Unaudited Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

Contura Announces Updated 2020 Guidance and Certain Preliminary, Unaudited Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

Contura Announces Updated 2020 Guidance and Certain Preliminary, Unaudited Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

Toxic coal ash is making its way to Florida from Puerto Rico. Experts warn of its adverse health effects

Toxic coal ash is making its way to Florida from Puerto Rico. Experts warn of its adverse health effects

CBS


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: This story from CBS is an excellent example of bad business practices that give the energy sector a bad name. The energy, and oil & gas producers have enough problems improving their practices to

February 9, 2020 - 12:11 pm Climate Change, Coal News, Oil and Gas 360 Publisher Note:
Source: Houston Chronicle

Trump administration moves ahead on shrinking Utah monuments

Houston Chronicle


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized more than two years ago that ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will …

Warrior Met Coal Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

Warrior Met Coal Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

Warrior Met Coal Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

February 3, 2020 - 9:00 am Coal News, Energy Related Manufacturing, ESG, Press Releases
he new Sky Global Power One power plant west of Houston in Rock Island uses new technology from General Electric that stacks together natural gas-fired generation sets. The project includes six of GE's "J920

Fight to stop gas-powered generation plant may be futile

The Middletown Press



“ISO-New England estimates that some 7,000 megawatts of electricity from higher-polluting coal- and oil-fired plants will be retired in the near future – creating a need for [NTE’s] cleaner, more efficient power,” Eves said. “To halt the

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2020 projects consumption growing more slowly than production

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2020 projects consumption growing more slowly than production

EIA


The AEO2020 Reference case projects domestic energy demand to grow 0.3% per year on average through 2050, slower than the average annual growth of 1.9% in U.S. gross domestic product. This projection is largely driven by continued increases in

UK financing fossil fuel projects overseas ’emitting 69m tonnes of emissions’

UK financing fossil fuel projects overseas ’emitting 69m tonnes of emissions’

Energy Live News


The projects are backed by UK Export Finance – a government agency in the Department for International Trade – that provides loans and financial guarantees to UK companies involved in major projects around the world

UK financing fossil fuel projects overseas ’emitting 69m tonnes of emissions - Tweet - oilandgas360

A government …

EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to decrease annually through 2021

EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to decrease annually through 2021

EIA


Coal-fired generation alone has fallen from 28% in 2018 to 24% in 2019 and will fall further to 21% in 2020 and 2021. The natural gas-fired generation share rises from 37% in 2019 to 38% in 2020, but it

One of Europe’s most modern gas-fired power plants: Coastal power plant in Kiel (Copyright: Stadtwerke Kiel AG)

Germany Launches One of Europe’s Most Modern Gas-Fired Power Plants Replacing Coal-Fired Power Station

Germany Launches One of Europe’s Most Modern Gas-Fired Power Plants Replacing Coal-Fired Power Station

EIA forecasts slower growth in natural gas-fired generation while renewable energy rises

EIA forecasts slower growth in natural gas-fired generation while renewable energy rises

EIA


This increase in renewables, along with forecast increases in natural gas fuel costs, contributes to EIA’s forecast of a 2.3% decline in natural gas-fired generation in 2021. U.S. coal generation in 2021 is forecast to fall by 3.2%.

EIA forecasts slower growth in natural gas-fired generation while renewable energy rises - oilandgas360

In …

Source: Reuters

Germany adds brown coal to energy exit under landmark deal

Reuters


BERLIN – Germany is set to become the first country to drop both nuclear and coal power under a landmark agreement to compensate workers, companies and regional governments as it switches off brown coal-fired plants by 2038.

The government …

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

EIA


EIA expects 42 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity additions to start commercial operation in 2020. Solar and wind represent almost 32 GW, or 76%, of these additions.

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar - fig 1 -oilandgas360

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric

Source: Reuters

U.S. natgas output, demand to fall in 2021 after hitting records in 2020: EIA

Reuters


U.S. natural gas production and demand will decline in 2021 after hitting record highs this year, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO) on Tuesday.

EIA projected dry gas production will fall to …

January 14, 2020 - 3:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Coal News, Energy News, Natural Gas News

CONSOL Energy and CONSOL Coal Resources Schedule Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

CONSOL Energy and CONSOL Coal Resources Schedule Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

January 10, 2020 - 6:45 am Coal News, Conference Calls & Webcasts, Earnings, Press Releases
CONSOL Energy Announces Investment in Coal-to-Products Space

CONSOL Energy Announces Investment in Coal-to-Products Space

CONSOL Energy Announces Investment in Coal-to-Products Space

January 8, 2020 - 6:45 am Coal News, Press Releases
Deadly Australia bushfires sweeping country reaches national disaster

Deadly Australia bushfires sweeping country reaches national disaster

360 Feed Wire


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: “Australia is the world’s largest exporter of coal and liquefied natural gas.” This horrible tragedy will not only impact the millions of animals and Australians, but also adversely the entire regions

January 5, 2020 - 6:31 pm Coal News, International, LNG, Press Releases
EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to fall in 2019

EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to fall in 2019

EIA


This article was originally published on July 15, 2019 and was re-published by the EIA today. There are some interesting facts and forecasts that have come through with lower CO2 emissions.

Key takeaway – The electric power sector 

Trump is rolling back over 80 environmental regulations. Here are five big changes you might have missed in 2019

Trump is rolling back over 80 environmental regulations. Here are five big changes you might have missed in 2019

CNBC


Oil & Gas 360 does not endorse the views of the authors, but values both sides to a discussion. 

Trump is rolling back over 80 environmental regulations. Here are five big changes you might have missed in 2019 -oilandgas360

  • President Trump has taken historically unprecedented action to roll back a slew of environmental regulations that protect air, water, land

The Hartford Announces Its Policy On Insuring, Investing In Coal, Tar Sands

The Hartford Announces Its Policy On Insuring, Investing In Coal, Tar Sands

December 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm Coal News, Oil Sands, Press Releases
Canada launches strategic assessment of thermal coal mining

Canada launches strategic assessment of thermal coal mining

Canada launches strategic assessment of thermal coal mining

December 20, 2019 - 11:14 am Canada News, Coal News, Energy News, International, Press Releases
U.S. coal production employment has fallen 42% since 2011

U.S. coal production employment has fallen 42% since 2011

EIA



Coal demand has decreased due to the competition of natural gas and renewable technologies.

U.S. coal production employment has fallen 42% since 2011 -oilandgas360The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Coal Report shows that coal mining employment has declined in the past decade as coal demand has decreased. …