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Energy Innovation

The Campaign to Limit Fossil Fuel Supplies

With COP26 rapidly approaching, there is growing momentum to speed up the energy transition. Read More

topics: Climate, COP26, energy transition
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Oil and the Economy

China’s Energy Crisis Comes as World Urges Faster Climate Action

Stark mismatches in demand and supply have hit China's power sector as the international community urges a swift shift from fossil fuels. Read More

topics: China, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Energy Policy, Energy Security
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Oil and the Economy

Methane Crisis Needs Urgent Action

Slashing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry is one best and most urgent areas of climate action, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency. Read More

topics: Methane, Oil Production, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production
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Petropolitics

Oil Hits New High as OPEC+ Refrains From Larger Production Increase

Modest OPEC+ production increases push oil prices toward their highest in seven years - and can climb further as investors stay away from the industry. Read More

topics: Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, OPEC
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Oil and the Economy

China's Power Crunch Hits U.S. Manufacturing, Semiconductors and Local EV Adoption

The impacts of China's power outages on manufacturing have gone global, as the ripple effects begin to emerge. Read More

topics: China, COVID-19, Power Demand, Power Generation
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Oil and the Economy

Oil Market Tightens, Pushing Up Prices

After the energy crunch caused natural gas, coal and metals prices to spike, analysts believe oil will be next. Read More

topics: Low Oil Prices, Natural Gas, oil, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Shale, Shale Oil
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Energy Innovation

Ford’s Big Bet on EVs

Ford announces the largest investment in its 118-year history with a decisive jump into electric vehicles. Read More

topics: batteries, Electric Vehicles, Ford
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Energy Innovation

Making Sense of the Energy Crunch

Across the globe, consumers are scrambling to maintain access to energy. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, LNG, Natural Gas, Winter
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Energy Innovation

China To End Overseas Coal

While still building coal power plants at home, China has announced that it will no longer fund the construction of coal plants abroad. Read More

topics: China, Climate change, Coal
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Energy Innovation

Rivian’s Milestone Steers U.S. EVs Toward Greater Market Demand

Rivian becomes the first company to launch an all-electric truck— a critical step toward broadening the appeal of EVs to consumers. Read More

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Energy Innovation

The High-Stakes Budget Bill in Congress Could Turbo-Charge the Energy Transition

The vast $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, sprawling legislation aimed at improving the quality of life for Americans is also a big-time energy and climate bill. Read More

topics: Bipartisanship, Congress, Energy, Senate
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Energy Innovation

Climate Crisis Influences Multiple Elections in Europe and North America

Climate change has emerged as a front-and-center issue in multiple elections across the world. Read More

topics: Climate change, Elections, Electric Vehicles
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Oil and the Economy

Major Oil Companies Need To Wind Down Oil Production or Face Stranded Asset Risk

As the world stays on track with climate targets, oil and gas companies must begin to consider the fate of new and upcoming projects. Read More

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Petropolitics

Natural Gas Prices Soar Worldwide in a Mark of Extreme Volatility

A perfect storm of supply and demand issues have sent LNG prices soaring. Read More

topics: LNG, Renewables
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Energy Innovation

As Climate Crises Multiply, U.S. Infrastructure Inundated By Disaster

A series of successive climate disasters has exposed U.S. infrastructure as entirely unfit for the 21st century as storms, drought, wildfire and floods grow increasingly destructive. Read More

topics: Climate, Congress, floods, Infrastructure, Wildfires
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Energy Innovation

Hurricane Ida Devastates Louisiana

More than 1 million people were left without power, and key U.S. oil and gas infrastructure was shut down, as Hurricane Ida tore through Louisiana. Read More

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Petropolitics

Risk of Saudi Oil Policy Shift Could Rise in 2022

As peak demand becomes more obvious and decline sets in, the major producers of OPEC+ could see their incentives shift and potentially set off a scramble for market share. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Peak Demand
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Oil and the Economy

The World’s Central Banks Doing Very Little to Head off Climate Disaster

As the climate crisis continues, attention has turned to how central banks can intervene. Read More

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Energy Innovation

Chipaggedon Continues To Hurt The Auto Industry

Automakers continue to bear the brunt of the worldwide computer chip shortage, as the gap between ordering and receiving chips keeps growing. Read More

topics: Automakers, semiconductors, supply chains