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Repealing The Clean Power Plan Won't Bring Back Coal
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:30:00 -0400
President Trump will fulfill his promise to repeal President Obama's Clean Power Plan, but the impact will be merely to slow the coal industry's decline.

Wall Street Mostly Rushes To Defend Google
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:24:00 -0400
Wall Street remains bullish on Google, should it?

The Five Hidden Heavyweights Of Silicon Valley
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:24:00 -0400

Trump 'Just Not Correct' About ARPA-E's Function, Says Former Director Of Slashed Agency
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:59:00 -0400
Whoever gutted the budget for ARPA-E, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, in the Trump Administration's budget blueprint is "just not correct" about the agency's function, its former director said this afternoon.

Trump's Executive Order Is The First Move In Chess Match To Unravel Obama Air Regs
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:59:00 -0400
Trump's expected executive order is merely the opening move in a complex drive to dismantle Obama's regulatory web.

Donald Trump Is Setting The World On Fire
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:35:00 -0400
President Donald's Trump's slash and burn strategy continues with the gutting of the Environmental Protection Agency as well as signing an executive order Tuesday in which former liberal priorities on climate change are getting the ax first. Cartoon by Ed Hall.

29 Of The Most Fantastic Donald Trump Cartoons About The Bigliest First 100 Days Ever
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:35:00 -0400

The World's Biggest Company Has Just Been Handed A Huge Tax Cut
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:46:00 -0400
Oil giant Saudi Aramco has been handed a huge tax cut by its government, as it prepares for a stock market listing.

This Fearless Girl May Change The Face Of Wall Street For 1 More Year
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:32:00 -0400
Fearless Girl stands defiantly on Wall Street for another year. But will she stand permanently?

Could Schlumberger-Weatherford Joint Venture Lead To All-Out Merger?
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:19:00 -0400
There's some precedent of Schlumberger buying the balance of its joint ventures either by buying the stake or the owner of the stake, including Dowell Schlumberger, WesternGeco, M-I Swaco and OneSubsea.

More Progress On Costs And Tight Oil May Get A Run For Its Money
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:47:00 -0400
Reports of the death of green field deep water projects may have been exaggerated. Tight oil has garnered all the plaudits in the last few months, rightly given the resurgent growth underway. But there are stirrings in the conventional space too, even in the challenging deep water sector.

Debunking Debunked Electric Car Myths
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:42:00 -0400
Advocates complain about electric vehicle myths promoted by skeptics, but don't really address them.

X-Energy Steps Into The Ring With Its Advanced Pebble Bed Modular Nuclear Reactor
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400
X-energy’s Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled pebble bed modular nuclear power plant has higher efficiencies, a reduced water requirement, a small physical footprint, a small emergency planning zone, doesn't need to shut down to refuel, and is walk-away safe from any possible accident.

As Extra-Large Nuclear Projects Struggle, Nimble Creators Devise New Approaches
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:29:00 -0400
Instead of conventional light-water reactors financed and constructed by large incumbent firms, the advanced nuclear industry will be characterized by innovative reactor and plant designs, new business models, and smaller entrepreneurial start-ups.

A Slovak Finally Makes It On Forbes Billionaires List, But Czechs Lead Way
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:33:00 -0400
Slovakian businessman Ivan Chrenko, majority owner of real-estate developer HB Reavis, becomes the first man from his country to make it on to the Forbes billionaires rich list with a $1.1 billion fortune, but neighbouring Czech Republic sees six men make the list - one up from a year before.

Keystone XL Pipeline Is A Gusher Of Financial Risk
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:40:00 -0400
Unless oil rebounds to roughly twice recent prices and stay aloft for decades, the pipeline won’t be able to repay its $8 billion investment, and producers won’t be able to finance the new projects needed to keep it filled. Here are some of the often overlooked reasons why a price rise is doubtful.

Oil Creating A Bright Spot In The Markets And Earnings... For Now
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:27:00 -0400
One of the few bright spots when it comes to earnings picture is the energy sector, which his benefitting from higher oil prices and easier comparisons to lower earnings in Q1 2016. This has several thematic implications investors should be mindful of.

Wall Street 'Stockmarket Of Apps' Crowdfund Scores $100,000 From Blockchain Exchange
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:47:00 -0400
A platform dubbed the ‘Kickstarter for Apps’ on the Blockchain, U.S.-based fintech start-up Apptrade, has received a $100,000 boost and backing midway through its crowdfund from a leading decentralized exchange in the blockchain and crypto space, coinciding with terms for investors being improved.

How Captured CO2 Could Provide The Energy-Storage Solution Everyone Is Looking For
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:03:00 -0400
Scientists in China and the United States are working on a novel way to kill two birds with one stone: using capturing carbon-dioxide pollution for an energy-storage system to back up clean sources like solar and wind.

A Natural Gas Reemergence in the Haynesville Shale
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:01:00 -0400
Once the darling of the U.S. natural gas business, the legendary Haynesville shale play is awakening once again.

The Biggest Oil & Gas Deals Of The Last Decade
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:01:00 -0400

Hollywood Goes Green And Turns A Profit At First-Ever Environmental Media Association Impact Summit
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:09:00 -0400
The Environmental Media Association (EMA) kicked off their first-ever IMPACT Summit in Los Angeles. According to experts in sustainability and environmentalism, looking out for the planet can be extremely lucrative. In fact, there are millions of dollars just waiting to be made in the trash.

The Crazy, Amazing Life Of Immigrant Nikola Tesla
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:05:00 -0400
Inventor and scientist Nikola Tesla carries a mystique unlike any other immigrant to the United States.

California Affirms Strict Rules For Cleaner Cars, Thumbing Its Nose At Trump And Auto Industry
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:09:00 -0400
President Trump, who wants to relieve regulations on the auto industry, could roll back federal fuel economy laws while California is pushing ahead with its own pollution mandates. So much for the idea of one national standard.

Hurdles Still Remain For Keystone XL Pipeline
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:21:00 -0400
TransCanada still needs to secure some of the land rights for the pipeline with landowners and a permit from the state of Nebraska, which could result in a rash of lawsuits that could drag out the process for years.

New Nuclear: North Anna Unit 3 Should Be Approved Before The End Of May
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:48:00 -0400
Dominion Resources's North Anna nuclear power station unit number 3 should be approved for construction by the end of May 2017.

State Approves Keystone XL, World Does Not End. Film at 11.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:25:00 -0400
Friday's State Department decision to issue a cross-border permit to Trans-Canada to complete the northern leg of the Keystone XL Pipeline system does not mean the world is coming to an end. It does mean that oil sands crude will be moved to market in the safest way possible.

SAPVoice: Small Businesses Need To Think Big When It Comes To Digital Transformation
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:54:00 -0400
While simple technology implementations and near-term results can generate strong results for small businesses, it is possible to be too focused.

Don't Expect Low Investment To Raise Oil Prices
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:11:00 -0400
Fears that the reduction in upstream investment since the oil price decline will cause market tightness and a new price spike in three to five years are overblown and ignore the role of falling costs.