Year: 2018

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Africa, Asia, Australia, Energy, Renewables

Leading proposed renewable energy projects

Today investment in renewables projects is no longer looked at as an eccentric thing to do. Increasingly, not investing in such projects is seen as eccentric. Here are a few examples of planned and proposed renewable energy projects in various parts of the world. If these projects prove bankable and […]

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Eniday, Environment

New trees in the rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is home to 11,676 known species of trees and is larger than the rain forests of the Congo Basin and Indonesia combined… To help restore some of the 29.6 million acres of Brazil’s rainforest, a multimillion-dollar initiative, “ the largest tropical reforestation project in history” aims to plant 73 million new trees on […]

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Energy, Engineers, Northern Europe, Renewables

Floating wind farms open up new opportunities in California

In Europe, offshore wind farms have traditionally been built in the shallow watersof the North Sea and the Mediterranean. Until recently, it was too expensiveand difficult to build offshore wind farms in deeper waters. However, due tothe ground breaking work of various technologists and engineers, a new solution has been […]

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Energy, Gas, Oil, Rigzone

Volatile Prices Ahead?

Crude prices have suffered their steepest and fastest fall in a decade. The Brent crude price has fallen to just $58.68 per barrel from $86.70 at beginning of October, a decline of a third. The price of crude is determined primarily by actual and prospective supply-and-demand factors and secondarily by […]

Energy, Energy Trading, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Rigzone, Shipping

China’s Tariffs: A Headache for the Next Wave of US Natgas Export Projects?

China is the world’s second largest importer of LNG after Japan and an important customer for U.S. LNG. For example, this year between January and August, China purchased 1.6 of the 14.9 million tonnes of U.S. LNG, according to Thomson Reuters’ data, but Sept. 24 marked the start of President […]