Has New York DEC Pipeline Obstruction Finally Backfired?

Did Andrew Cuomo, by giving the NRDC gang everything it wanted, cleverly remove his own DEC from any future role in pipeline obstruction or did he simply receive his just desserts?

An Appeals Court decision issued Friday has (in our opinion) huge ramifications for New York State and the Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) that has been corrupted by political ...

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Quebec’s economy benefits from Canada’s oil sands: study

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – June 27, 2017) – Economic analysis shows that Canada’s oil sands generate significant economic benefits for Quebecers, including 16,200 jobs, $1.25 billion in GDP and $215 million in government revenues, according to an independent study prepared by AppEco titled Les retombées économiques au Québec de l’exploitation des sables bitumineux du Canada. The [Read More…]

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Reports Confirm Exelon’s Leadership in Advancing Air Quality and Energy Efficiency

Two reports show company operates cleanest generation fleet and some of the most energy efficient utilities in the nation CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exelon operates the cleanest fleet of power plants among the nation’s largest power producers and its utilities rank among the most energy efficient in the nation, according to two recent industry reports. Based on U.S. [Read More…]

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How to Use Drones to Improve Equipment Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry

To have oil equipment operating efficiently and reliably is demanding, expensive, and requires performing these tasks: Monitor the equipment on a continual basis to detect failures or impending failures; Perform regularly scheduled preventive maintenance tasks to prevent or delay equipment failure; Plan for downtime to replace or repair defective equipment. To ...

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UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel and Renewable Power by 2025

Sets Science-Based Target and Publishes Annual Corporate Sustainability Report MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 27, 2017 /CNW/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources. The goals, available in the company's 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, [Read More…]

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Freegold Intersects 1.5 metres grading 41.3 g/t Au in Oxide Expansion Drilling at Golden Summit Project

VANCOUVER, June 27, 2017 /CNW/ – Freegold Ventures Limited (TSX: FVL, Frankfurt: FR4N) (“Freegold) is pleased to announce assays from an additional 6 holes from the oxide expansion drill program at Golden Summit. Golden Summit is located 30 minutes drive via paved highway from Fairbanks, Alaska.   As part of the Phase 1 Oxide Expansion [Read More…]

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End of Gerontocracy in the Gulf?

Saudi Arabia's next heir to the throne

Saudi media made it official that 31 year old deputy crown prince and son of King Salman bin Saud Mohammed bin Salman, was named and confirmed as next on the line to the throne of the House Al Saud. This might show and set a trend in the region mainly in the Persian Gulf and the GCC States which are ...

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Maersk says its IT system is down

COPENHAGEN – Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says its IT systems are down. The Copenhagen-based group didn’t say what had caused Tuesday’s problems. Danish media say Maersk offices in Britain, Panama and Venezuela were affected. Maersk said on Twitter: “the safety of our customers’ business and our people is our top priority.”

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Southern Company subsidiary PowerSecure announces strategic alliance with Advanced Microgrid Solutions

ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Southern Company subsidiary PowerSecure announced today a strategic alliance with Advanced Microgrid Solutions (“AMS”) to jointly develop and deploy behind-the-meter distributed energy resources across the United States. With over 1.5 GW of distributed energy resources under management, PowerSecure has built one of the country’s largest fleets of microgrid [Read More…]

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Enbridge Announces Offer by Spectra Energy Capital, LLC to Purchase Debt Securities

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – June 27, 2017) – Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB)(NYSE:ENB) (Enbridge or the Company), announced today the commencement of cash tender offers by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Spectra Energy Capital, LLC (Spectra Capital), for the debt securities of Spectra Capital. The tender offers consist of offers to purchase for cash the following securities issued by Spectra [Read More…]

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Oil up on weaker dollar, supply glut caps gain

Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil prices, had gained 25 cents to $46.08 per barrel. Libyas oil production rose to 935,000 bpd, up from 885,000 bpd last week, a Libyan oil source said on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, U.S. shale oil output has risen about 10 percent since last year to 9.4 million bpd C-OUT-T-EIA, with ...

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Sunshine Oilsands Ltd.: Poll Results of Annual Meeting and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Changes in Board Composition

CALGARY, ALBERTA and HONG KONG, CHINA–(Marketwired – June 27, 2017) – Reference is made to the notice of each of the Annual meeting and the Special Meeting of shareholders (collectively, the “Meetings“) of Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. (the “Corporation“) (HKSE:2012) and the accompanying form of proxies, all dated May 22, 2017 (the “Notices“). Unless the context [Read More…]

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Insight About Major IT Projects

During my years of experience working for Owners and EPC companies, I have been exposed and affected by the implementation of major technology projects such as implementation of new ERP’S or Information Systems. In many cases, the experience has not been satisfactory, and as a stakeholder and user of the technology, the final result was far from my expectations. Checking ...

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