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EV Sales Remain Robust in U.S., Boom in Europe

During Q1 2017, registrations of EVs in the EU jumped by almost 30 percent versus the same time last year, with total alternative fuel vehicles up almost 38 percent. During 2017, both the U.S. and Europe look to smash records of EV sales. Read More

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States, Businesses Take the Lead in Fuel Efficiency, Alternative Fuels

Public officials and a number of businesses touted their efforts to diversify the transportation sector and reduce demand for petroleum at this year's ACT Expo. Read More

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At ACT Expo, Automakers Bullish on Landscape for Advanced Fuel Vehicles

Amidst sweeping changes in the landscape for advanced fuel vehicles, automakers expressed confidence that the shift towards non-petroleum fuels will continue rapidly. Read More

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Toyota Continues to Make Another Big Bet on Hydrogen, Launches Truck Project in California

Hydrogen vehicles refill in the same short period of time as conventional gasoline vehicles—considered an advantage over natural gas and electric vehicles. Read More

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China’s Aggressive EV Program Won’t Be Enough to Shake Up Oil Markets

Despite EV sales growing at a rapid clip in China, oil demand there is still expected to rise by more than 60 percent in the next couple of decades. Read More

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Advantage Lithium CEO on the Boom in EVs, Investing in Argentina, and Uncertainties About China   

David Sidoo is the CEO of Advantage Lithium, a Vancouver-based company that has projects in Argentina and Nevada. He spoke to The Fuse about his firm’s operations, the state of lithium markets, and what challenges lay ahead for the industry. Read More

Economics

Oil Industry Shaped by Changing Roles of IOCs and Service Companies

KPMG: Even as national and international oil companies continue to call the shots, oilfield service companies have emerged as the "unsung workhorse" of the oil industry. Read More

Economics

End of an Era? Oil and Gas Megaprojects Pushed to the Back Burner

Chevron, Shell, ConocoPhillips, and ExxonMobil are all announcing limits on megaproject spending to focus on shale oil and gas production. Read More

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Video: Two Startups Break Ground on Hyperloop Demonstration Facilities

Is the Hyperloop a transportation revolution waiting to happen, or a pipe dream? As two startups break ground on demonstration facilities, we speak with experts to determine if the Hyperloop is more than a hype machine. Read More

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Video: AGS Seeks to Boost Efficiency of Oil and Gas Production

Peter Kuhn of AGS explains how his company's technology combines valves and algorithms to transform oil and gas production at the wellhead, reducing wastewater and gas flaring while improving company returns. Read More

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Secretary Moniz Hails LNG Exports, Iranian Nuclear Deal, Driverless Cars

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz stated that energy security is a “collective responsibility,” noting, for example, that insecurity elsewhere negatively affects the U.S. Read More

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V2G Moves from Laboratory to Practice in Air Force Demo

When combined with a very large pool of electric vehicle batteries, vehicle to grid technology (V2G) can help utilities balance short periods of supply and demand imbalances in the electrical grid and even lower bills by using locally generated power from solar or wind. Read More