• UK Starts Importing U.S. Shale Gas While It Sits On Enough Gas To Last 500 Years

    • Date: 11/08/16
    • Craig Woodhouse, The Sun

    BRITAIN is to start importing shale gas in weeks as we sit on vast untapped reserves of our own. The revelation yesterday sparked pleas for Theresa May to end the stalemate over fracking for the fuel here. Delay … drilling companies are waiting for a green light from Downing Street, photo PA Energy firm boss […]

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  • Black Gold Rush: American Shale Revolution Has Created One Million Jobs & Slashed Energy Bills

    • Date: 07/08/16
    • Caroline Graham, Mail on Sunday

    Exploitation of new oil and gas reserves by fracking shale rock has transformed the US economy since it started just 11 years ago – creating at least a million jobs and slashing electricity bills and greenhouse gas emissions. The scale of this energy revolution is almost unimaginable. The Marcellus shale bed in Pennsylvania is thought […]

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  • OPEC’s Nightmare: US Shale Revolution Alive And Kicking

    • Date: 02/08/16
    • Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Daily Telegraph

    Opec’s worst fears are coming true. Twenty months after Saudi Arabia took the fateful decision to flood world markets with oil, it has still failed to break the back of the US shale industry. The Saudi-led Gulf states have certainly succeeded in killing off a string of global mega-projects in deep waters. Investment in upstream […]

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  • Shale Ready To Tango With The Saudis

    • Date: 31/07/16
    • The American Interest

    The underlying strengths of the American shale boom is ts ability to constantly improve, iterate, and innovate new techniques and technologies to bring costs down while boosting output. When oil prices first started falling two summers back, market observers turned their attention to OPEC to see if the cartel would constrain production to stop the […]

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  • Another Green Debacle: As Corn Devours U.S. Prairies, Greens Reconsider Biofuel Mandate

    • Date: 28/07/16
    • Jennifer A Dlouhy, Bloomberg

    Environmentalists who once championed biofuels as a way to cut pollution are now turning against a U.S. program that puts renewable fuels in cars, citing higher-than-expected carbon dioxide emissions and reduced wildlife habitat. More than a decade after conservationists helped persuade Congress to require adding corn-based ethanol and other biofuels to gasoline, some groups regret […]

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  • Germany’s Biggest Solar Company Faces Bankruptcy

    • Date: 27/07/16
    • PV-Tech News

    SolarWorld could face bankruptcy as a result of its polysilicon supply dispute with Hemlock. The U.S. polysilicon supplier is claiming up to $793.5 million in damages, in court documents acquired by Reuters today. While a surprise to few within PV, Germany’s largest PV module producer SolarWorld could be hit by a damages claim for $793.5 […]

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  • Shale Revolution 3.0: US Exports Gas To The Middle East

    • Date: 18/07/16
    • Ed Crooks, Financial Times

    For the US to sell gas to the energy-rich Middle East might seem like sending coal to Newcastle, but it has started to happen as the American shale revolution upends the global flows of resources. Cheniere Energy’s LNG plant at Sabine Pass Two cargoes of US liquefied natural gas from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass plant […]

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  • Renewables Investment Fell 23% This Year After Record 2015

    • Date: 15/07/16
    • Jessica Shankleman, Bloomberg

    Global investment in renewable energy fell 23 percent in the first half of this year as the cost of installing solar panels declined and China paused the pace of its spending. Wind, solar and other clean energy industries attracted $116.4 billion in the first two quarters of the year including $61.5 billion in the second […]

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