Environmental

Storms Prompt Pemex to Evacuate 15,000 Workers From Gulf

Mexico's state oil company on Tuesday said it evacuated 15,000 workers from installations in the Gulf of Mexico because of bad weather. The evacuation is a preventative

Wind Could be 20 pct of Global Power by 2030

Installed wind capacity totalled 318 GW at end of 2013; could surge by 530 pct to 2,000 GW by 2030. Installed wind power capacity could swell by 530 percent to 2,

Ukraine, Russia, EU Try to Finalize Gas Deal

Differences over debt, prepayments; Ukraine struggling to secure funds for gas payment. Russia says hopes to finalize a deal. Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve

USCG Reopens Port Allen Post Hurricane Ana

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened Port Allen in Kauai Monday morning after surveying crews deemed it  safe for transit. The maritime public is advised

Key to Somalia's Recovery

  Piracy, terrorism and criminal activities originating in Somalia can only be addressed by creating a climate of security, engagement and empowerment that will encourage home grown businesses,

Ocean Power Technologies to Deploy PB40 PowerBuoy Off New Jersey

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., announced today that the PB40 PowerBuoy(R) fabricated for the WavePort Project has shipped from Santander, Spain to Bayonne, NJ

CEVA Airlifts Supplies to W. Africa for Ebola Response

  CEVA Logistics - one of the world's leading supply chain management companies – airlifted  more than 70 tonnes  of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia on October

IMO’s MEPC Addresses BWM Convention Issues

IMO’s environmental committee addresses implementation issues as ballast water management treaty nears entry into force Measures to assist in accelerating the

MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

Draft Polar Code approved by IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee A key step on the way to a mandatory Polar Code for ships operating in Arctic and

Changing Direction of Pipeline Flow

Most pipelines only flow in one direction, usually from an oil or gas source to a market hub. But what happens if contingencies change, with source and hub effectively

Prompt Prices Gain on Renewables Drop, Demand Gain

Bulgaria reconnects reactor after planned outage Proposed gas deal would see Ukraine through the winter Wind generation forecast lower at 9.2 GW Central

Songa Offshore Rig Suffers Engine Failure

Norwegian offshore driller Songa Offshore suffered an engine failures on its Songa Dee rig during a yard stay and the vessel will not leave the yard until Nov. 7,

China Utility Aims to Triple Gas Power 2020

State utility China Huadian Corp wants to nearly triple its gas-fired power capacity by 2020, state-run China Energy News reported on Monday, part of China's campaign

Union workers Strike at Glencore Coal Mine

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Monday its members had downed tools at the Koornfontein coal mine operated by Glencore in a dispute over pay.

Ukraine, Russia Gas Deal in the Works

Russia agrees to supply Ukraine with 5 bcm gas to March 31; winter gas price to be $385 per 1000 cubic meters. Agreement expected to be finalized on Tuesday in

Autonomous Technology for Offshore Wind Farm

  ASV Ltd in association with Planet Ocean Ltd, have received funding from the GROW:OffshoreWind initiative to investigate how the use of Autonomous Surface Vehicles

Hurricane Gonzalo Knocks out Bermuda Power

  Power was knocked out to 80 percent of Bermuda's electricity grid due to Hurricane Gonzalo, the island's only power company, Bermuda Electric Light Co., said on Friday evening.

Can Oil & Gas Superpower Lead on Climate Change?

  A day before President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations to declare the nation is "stepping up to the plate" to tackle climate change, nearly 400,000

World’s 1st LNG Hybrid Barge Christened "Hummel"

  The world’s first LNG hybrid barge of Becker Marine Systems was christened with the name "Hummel" on October 18, 2014, at Grasbrook Quay in HafenCity Hamburg.

No Merger of Yara & CF Industrie

Yara International ASA and CF Industries have terminated their discussions regarding a potential merger of equals transaction. "This has been a constructive process,

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