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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: Geoffrey Cann – Author, Speaker, and Trainer – When the going gets tough, the tough get a trainer

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Geoffrey Cann – Author, Speaker, and Trainer – When the going gets tough, the tough get a trainer

When the going gets tough, the tough get a trainer. We were lucky to sit down with Geoffrey Cann, Author, Trainer, and Speaker. His book Bits, Bytes and Barrels is an Amazon best of category seller. What makes Geoffrey different

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

South Australia Solar Fiasco Suggests What’s Ahead for New York

South Australia Solar Fiasco Suggests What’s Ahead for New York

Natural Gas Now


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: This is an excellent opinion piece written by Tom Shepstone. He brings up the over and under production of electricity to the grid depending on the weather. A total power solution for

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

Source: CNBC

A massive renewable energy scheme in Australia has been recommended for environmental approval

CNBC


A vast renewable energy scheme has been recommended for environmental approval by Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).

The Asian Renewable Energy Hub is a planned development in the East Pilbara area of Western Australia. Set to cover 6,500 …

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

America’s ‘clean energy’ workforce projected to fall by 15% in months ahead

America’s ‘clean energy’ workforce projected to fall by 15% in months ahead

CNBC


Over 106,000 people working in the U.S. “clean energy” sector lost their jobs in March as the industry struggled to soften the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, it was claimed Wednesday.

The analysis of Department of Labor data, released …

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, Uzbekistan sign $2.5bn energy agreements

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, Uzbekistan sign $2.5bn energy agreements

Gulf Business


The agreements include the construction of a 1,500MW Combined Cycle Gas-Turbine power plant and a 500-1000MW wind farm

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia’s utility developer ACWA Power revealed that it had signed three agreements, potentially worth up to $2.5bn, …

How long will the slowdown in renewables last?

How long will the slowdown in renewables last?

GreenBiz


Oil & Gas 360 Editors Note: Trevor d’Olier-Lees writes an excellent article looking at the renewable market, and if a downturn is on the horizon.  The key take away’s from the article are surrounding the removal of tax incentives

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: Houston Chronicle

Renewables get a boost from lower cost batteries

Houston Chronicle


Lower costs and more capacity helped to drive growth in the renewable energy industry this year, according to a new study.

The lifetime cost of operating utility-scale solar facilities declined by 18 percent and on-shore wind dipped by …

Source: Houston Chronicle/Billy Calzada

Wells Fargo inks solar deal with NRG

Source: Houston Chronicle


Wells Fargo, the San Francisco-based bank, negotiated a 10-year renewable energy deal with Reliant Energy, the retail electric provider owned by Houston and New Jersey based NRG Energy.

The agreement will provide about 62,000 megawatt hours of …

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,

In 10 States Wind and Solar Output Exceeds 20% of Total Power Generated – Iowa, Kansas Jump to 50%

In 10 States Wind and Solar Output Exceeds 20% of Total Power Generated – Iowa, Kansas Jump to 50%

Wind and solar generation are steadily growing in the U.S.

According to a new report released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), wind and solar electric generation reached or exceeded 20% of total generation in 10 states in 2017.

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 …

Here’s Why Wind Could Replace Natural Gas

Here’s Why Wind Could Replace Natural Gas

The Accelerating Growth of Wind and Solar Energy is Being Driven by Government Climate Policies, Global Corporations Thrusting Themselves onto the Green Bandwagon, Fervent Activism Against Fossil Fuels, a Carbon Concerned Millennial Generation that is Willing to Pay More for

U.S. Electricity Sales Expected to Grow Even as Consumers Become More Efficient

U.S. Electricity Sales Expected to Grow Even as Consumers Become More Efficient

Total U.S. electricity sales expected to grow 0.7% annually through 2040

Electricity sales are expected to continue growing in the U.S. through 2040 even as consumers use energy more efficiently, the EIA reported. In 2015, 3.7 trillion kilowatthours (kWh) …

NatGas Will Grab 31% of Electric Generating Capacity Additions in 2016, Second to Solar

NatGas Will Grab 31% of Electric Generating Capacity Additions in 2016, Second to Solar

Electric generating facilities are expected to add more than 26 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale generating capacity to the power grid this year, according to a report from the EIA. The majority of that increase is expected to come from …

March 1, 2016 - 5:56 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Solar Market Slows Growth but Remains Healthy

Solar Market Slows Growth but Remains Healthy

Renewables continue growth

Renewable sources of energy continue to grow in importance both inside the U.S. and internationally. Solar energy makes up an important portion of the overall renewable energy mix, but the growth in total capacity has slowed along …

September 14, 2015 - 3:46 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Where You See a Depleted Oil Well, Quidnet Sees Green Energy Storage

Where You See a Depleted Oil Well, Quidnet Sees Green Energy Storage

With Hollywood seed funding, startup is testing abandoned oil and gas wells as grid-scale energy storage solution for wind and solar generation

“Our goal is to get to a cost point that’s potentially lower by a factor of about ten