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Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

EIA


Fossil fuels, or energy sources formed in the Earth’s crust from decayed organic material, including petroleum, natural gas, and coal, continue to account for the largest share of energy production and consumption in the United States. In 2019, 80% …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: YouTuber Tony Heller – Opinions on real climate change based upon data

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: YouTuber Tony Heller – Opinions on real climate change based upon data

Renewable Energy - Are the numbers what they seem?

Real Climate Science on YouTube has over 17 million views, and 81K in subscribers. In anyone's book that is a real success story. Tony Heller lays out the climate science in

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?

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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

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.

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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

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, …

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, …

China set to More than Double Nuclear Capacity by 2020

China set to More than Double Nuclear Capacity by 2020

Additions to capacity would give China the third largest nuclear capacity worldwide

China plans to reach a nuclear capacity of 58 gigawatts (GW) and have another 30 GW of capacity under construction by 2020 in a push to reduce carbon …

July 20, 2015 - 6:32 pm International, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Europe’s No-Carbon Electricity Share Grows to 56%

Europe’s No-Carbon Electricity Share Grows to 56%

Nuclear and Hydro are Top Carbon-free Sources

Europe’s share of electricity from sources that generate little or no carbon dioxide is now at 56%, according to the EIA. France, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland top the list of European …

September 23, 2014 - 5:32 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles

China to Build $10 Billion in LNG Ships

In part of its effort to “wage war on pollution,” as promised by Premier Li Kequiang, China’s shipyards will take upwards of $10 billion in orders for new LNG tankers this decade.

Most of this demand is local, …

South Korea Latest Country to Stray From Nuclear Power

South Korea, Asia’s fourth-largest economy, is struggling with recurring energy supply shortages. Despite the issue, country officials pledged to drastically scale back nuclear power at the World Energy Congress meeting on October 13, 2013. Nuclear energy accounted for 26.4% of …

October 23, 2013 - 2:03 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Nuclear Is NOT a Future Power Technology Solution

Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced plans on August 27, 2013, to close and decommission its Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vermont.

The station is expected to cease power production …

August 29, 2013 - 2:43 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Regulatory