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Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Gareth Foulks-Jones – The international view of energy and renewables

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Gareth Foulks-Jones – The international view of energy and renewables

When I read Gareth's articles, they were very interesting and had some great insight on renewables that I had not previously thought about. The discussions we had in the interview cover energy from all aspects around the globe. We even

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – Do you feel the need to save millions of dollars in transactional costs?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – Do you feel the need to save millions of dollars in transactional costs?

When people hear the word "blockchain" they either fall to the floor in the fetal position, or jump up and down about the best transactional technology they use. Personally, I am the guy curled up on the floor. When Michael

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: EnergyNet- Commodities Automation = ROI – Especially in Covid times

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: EnergyNet- Commodities Automation = ROI – Especially in Covid times

EnergyNet offers an easy-to-use oil, gas, and other commodities auction and sealed bid transaction service that facilitates the sale of producing working interests (operated and non-operated), overrides, royalties, mineral interests, leasehold, and other contracts. 

 

Ok, that being said, so

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: All things Goodrich Petroleum with Rob Turnham, President and COO

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: All things Goodrich Petroleum with Rob Turnham, President and COO

There are many factors that impact executives, and their decisions, in this tumultuous oil & gas market. We were able to sit down with Rob Turnham, President and Chief Operating Officer for the Goodrich Petroleum Corporation and talk about the

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Buddy Clark – Oil Capital – History has a way of repeating and even enabling bigger problems.

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Buddy Clark – Oil Capital – History has a way of repeating and even enabling bigger problems.

The history of the wild west is closely followed by the American oil wildcatters and their bankers. Today, the United states is facing some of the most tumultuous disasters ever recorded. Who would have ever guessed that a game of

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Hedi Mckillop – A Stranded Nation – Are you listening Canada and the United States?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Hedi Mckillop – A Stranded Nation – Are you listening Canada and the United States?

I have to admit that was not prepared for the emotional impact that the documentary "A Stranded Nation"' produced by Hedi Mckilop, had left me with after watching.  This documentary is an excellent look into the energy sector in Canada,

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Alex Epstein – Is there a moral case to not use energy in the reduction of poverty?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Alex Epstein – Is there a moral case to not use energy in the reduction of poverty?

We live in a strange world. Some people believe that there are too many humans, and humanity is destroying the planet. Others are of the opinion that humanity should prosper. All too often people do not want to have a

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Crossroads Strategic Advisors – Are you ready for bankruptcy in the oil and gas market?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Crossroads Strategic Advisors – Are you ready for bankruptcy in the oil and gas market?

OIl & Gas 360

 

Summary: Even before the additional shocks from COVID-19, the Wall Street funding that had supported the shale boom was dwindling and oversupply of oil & gas was pressuring commodity prices and well-level economics. Equity investors

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Netherland, Sewell Discusses Reservoir Implications of Shut-In Wells

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Netherland, Sewell Discusses Reservoir Implications of Shut-In Wells

OIl & Gas 360

 

The teams from Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. (NSAI) and EnerCom/Oil & Gas 360® took the time to cover some critical reserves implications surrounding shut-in wells in this wild, worldwide

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Wolfepak -Oilfield automation is not optional for corporate survival.

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Wolfepak -Oilfield automation is not optional for corporate survival.

OIl & Gas 360

 

With higher prices in oil, there is less pressure to automate systems. In the new world of low, and even negative pricing, any cost savings are mandatory. Doing more with fewer employees is now required,

DOE announces $230M to build advanced reactor demonstration project

DOE announces $230M to build advanced reactor demonstration project

Power Engineering


Building on its contention that nuclear power must be a vital part of the American energy future, the U.S. Department of Energy announced it is going to invest $230 million into a demonstration of advanced reactor technology within …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Sproule –There is a silver lining in North American Natural Gas, you just need to know where to look.

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Sproule –There is a silver lining in North American Natural Gas, you just need to know where to look.

OIl & Gas 360

 

The team from Sproule just released the Special Market Report: "Finding the Silver Lining: North American Natural Gas." Michael Tanner, Host 360 Digital Closing Bell, and Analyst, and myself were able to sit down with

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Sproule – The oil and gas demand curve looking up with increased road traffic.

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Sproule – The oil and gas demand curve looking up with increased road traffic.

OIl & Gas 360

 

Needless to say in our current environment, we need to rely on experts in the field for key decisions. Where decisions can cost stake holders millions, Sproule has the certifications and experience to help reduce

In 2019, U.S energy production exceeded consumption for the first time in 62 years

In 2019, U.S energy production exceeded consumption for the first time in 62 years

EIA


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Very interesting data provided by the EIA. If the U.S. energy production exceeded consumption in 2019 with no Covid 19 Virus, what in the world is going to happen this year?

In 2019, …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Gregory Wrightstone -​”We should use all of earth’s resources for the betterment of mankind,  and do it as good stewards.”

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Gregory Wrightstone -​”We should use all of earth’s resources for the betterment of mankind, and do it as good stewards.”

We were able to sit down with Gregory Wrightstone, Author, Author, Speaker, and Climate Contrarian. While preparing for the interview, I was able to read his book "Inconvenient Facts", and review several interviews that Gregory had participated. The "Green New

Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC) and Centrus Energy Sign Letter of Intent for HALEU Supply

WASHINGTON and BETHESDA, Md.April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Advanced Reactor Concepts, LLC, and Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSE American: LEU) have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in supporting deployment of U.S. uranium enrichment capacity to produce High …

April 28, 2020 - 6:30 am Nuclear, Press Releases, Technology
Indian Point (Image: Entergy)

Indian Point (Nuclear Plant) closure during pandemic is wrong, says climate group

world nuclear news


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: A well balanced diet is what your mom and Dr. have always told you. I have always said a well balanced energy plan to include nuclear, wind, solar and fossil fuels  is

Akademik Lomonosov (Image: Александр Рюмин/ТАСС)

Russian regulator approves infrastructure work for floating Nuclear Power Plant

World Nuclear News


Glavgosexpertiza announced on 15 April that it had reviewed the design documentation and the results of engineering surveys for construction of coastal and hydraulic engineering buildings, as well as facilities and equipment needed for the plant’s physical …

April 18, 2020 - 9:15 am Energy News, International, Nuclear, Power Generation
A Geiger counter shows increased radiation level against the background of the forest fire Chernobyl. Photograph: Yaroslav Yemelianenko/AP

Bad news’: radiation spikes 16 times above normal after forest fire near Chernobyl

The Guardian


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: While Chernobyl is the world’s worst nuclear disaster, it is unfair to blow off the entire nuclear power generation programs. There has to be a balance between nuclear, renewable, and fossil fuels. The

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

Japan LNG Buyers Talk Tough as Spot Prices Drop to 3-Year Lows

Japan LNG Buyers Talk Tough as Spot Prices Drop to 3-Year Lows

From Reuters


An inexorable decline in spot market prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is pushing utilities in Japan to be more aggressive in price reviews built into traditional long-term contracts linked to oil prices, lawyers and analysts said.

The …

U.S. Sanctions China’s State-Run Oil Company for Buying from Iran

U.S. Sanctions China’s State-Run Oil Company for Buying from Iran

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces sanctions for Zhuhai Zhenrong and its chief executive
The United States government will be imposing sanctions on Zhuhai Zhenrong Company Limited, a state-run oil company

The Case for Cutting Renewable Subsidies to Save Nuclear

The Case for Cutting Renewable Subsidies to Save Nuclear

From the Washington Examiner

A new report on nuclear energy could ignite debate on Capitol Hill over whether to allow renewable energy subsidies to sunset, or renew them as Democrats are seeking to do.

The free-market Manhattan Institute’s latest report

July 12, 2019 - 5:46 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
EIA: Renewables Generated More Electricity Than Coal in April

EIA: Renewables Generated More Electricity Than Coal in April

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Renewables edge out coal for the first time in U.S. history
This April, for the first time in U.S. history, monthly electricity generation from renewable sources exceeded that of coal-fired means,

Xcel Energy Says Goodbye to Coal

Xcel Energy Says Goodbye to Coal

Company is expanding wind generation, using nuclear energy, adding a natural gas plant

Xcel Energy announced plans today to retire its last two coal plants in the Upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled. Xcel plans to expand wind and …

Milestone: World’s First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor Reaches Full Power

Milestone: World’s First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor Reaches Full Power

From Power Magazine

The world’s first AP1000 nuclear reactor—Sanmen 1 in China’s Zhejiang province—commenced 100%  power operation for the first time on August 11, China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) said.

Sanmen 1 was connected to the grid on June 30

August 17, 2018 - 10:24 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Power Generation
Championing Coal and Nuclear Likely to Take Market Share from NatGas

Championing Coal and Nuclear Likely to Take Market Share from NatGas

Gas-powered generation companies unhappy about administration’s coal and nuclear power bailout plans

From US News

President Trump’s most recent move, an announcement last week that his administration will once again try to prop up ailing coal and nuclear plants, drew …

June 7, 2018 - 6:44 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Germany’s Reluctant Coalition Govt. Agrees to Coal Phase Out

Germany’s Reluctant Coalition Govt. Agrees to Coal Phase Out

While Germany continues to phase out both nuclear and coal, natural gas will remain a baseload and backup fuel

From Power Magazine

Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) members agreed to join their longtime rival and governing partner, the Christian Democratic …

March 13, 2018 - 2:38 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Tellurian is sharply cutting the equity buy-in for potential partners in a bid to make its business model to finance construction of its proposed Driftwood LNG export terminal more attractive.

New Jobs in Energy: Technology, Innovation and Big Data

The changing face of energy: new jobs in the broad energy sector

Powering the industrial base, fueling all modes of transportation including the nation’s food distribution system, and setting the table for national economic growth—filling jobs in the energy industry …

After Twenty Years, the U.S. Starts Its First New Nuclear Reactor

After Twenty Years, the U.S. Starts Its First New Nuclear Reactor

43 years after the start of initial construction, the Watts Bar 2 nuclear reactor is set to begin operations

The first United States’ nuclear power plant to come online in two decades was connected to the power grid June 3, …