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Over-the-Road Trucks To Go on Fuel Diet
(Friday, July 03, 2015) Estimates are that the fuel-economy push will add $12,000 to $14,000 to the manufacturing cost of a new tractor-trailer.
COLUMN-Tanker Arrivals Create Volatility in U.S. Oil Stocks
(Friday, July 03, 2015) U.S. crude stocks unexpectedly rose by almost 2.4 million barrels last week, breaking a run of eight consecutive weekly declines and sending oil prices sharply lower.
COLUMN-China's Diesel Exports May Return After Going Missing in Action
(Thursday, July 02, 2015) One of the little mysteries this year in Asian oil markets has been the drop in China's diesel exports.
California's Push for Cleaner Buses Could Edge Out Natural Gas
(Thursday, July 02, 2015) A new push by California's powerful Air Resources Board (CARB) has the potential to marginalize natural gas as a bus fuel in the same way its adoption once marginalized diesel.
Red-hot Fuel Demand Can't Shore Up the Oil Price Alone
(Wednesday, July 01, 2015) Sales of transport fuels have exceeded all expectations this year, making demand from reviving economies the mantra of bulls who say the oil price is well on the mend.
COLUMN-Oil Prices Settle into New Equilibrium: Kemp
(Wednesday, July 01, 2015) Benchmark crude oil prices have barely moved for more than two months, implying the market has found a temporary equilibrium after the enormous price shock in the second half of 2014 and early 2015.
COLUMN-U.S. Supreme Court Fires Warning Shot Across EPA's Bow
(Tuesday, June 30, 2015) In a rare defeat for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered it on Monday to reconsider whether the EPA's regulations on mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants are appropriate and necessary.
Look After Fossil Fuel Workers in Shift to Clean Energy - Union Chief
(Monday, June 29, 2015) Coal, oil and gas workers need a secure future as the world moves away from fossil fuel use, and governments and companies must plan to ensure any new global climate change deal is fair for all those impacted, a top trade unionist said.
COLUMN-Fuel Demand Stabilises in the United States: Kemp
(Friday, June 26, 2015) The initial consumption stimulus from lower oil prices may be fading, at least in the United States, according to the latest round of official data on traffic volumes and fuel sales.
German Utilities Shed Old Skin as New Technology Dictates Change
(Thursday, June 25, 2015) Sitting on increasingly worthless fossil fuel-generating plants, Germany's utilities are growing nervous that tech giants will interrupt the prized customer relationships that are one of their last remaining valuable assets.
Pirates and Hold-ups: Crime Strikes Venezuela's Oil Industry
(Thursday, June 25, 2015) Slum dwellers at times break through a perimeter wall into Venezuela's biggest refinery and rob machinery, construction tools, and cables to sell as scrap.
How Iranian Oil Tankers Keep Syria’s War Machine Alive
(Wednesday, June 24, 2015) It's no secret that Iran provides critical support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The trouble comes in trying to figure out how much Iran spends and what that support actually looks like.
CASE STUDY: Game Plan Drives Performance at Project Frontline
(Wednesday, June 24, 2015) Read about how three major construction contractors shortened their completion schedules and reduced the cost of a gas transmission pipeline in Australia.
Meet China’s Clean Energy Wildcatters Who Are $9 Billion Richer
(Tuesday, June 23, 2015) A new class of clean energy entrepreneurs is emerging in China and creating fabulous wealth -- $9.13 billion this year alone. Call them the wildcatters of the solar age.
China Puts $6 Trillion Price Tag on Its Climate Plan
(Tuesday, June 23, 2015) It will cost China over $6.6 trillion (41 trillion yuan) to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals it will lay out later this month in its strategy for United Nations climate negotiations, the country's lead negotiator for the talks said Tuesday.
California Climate Plan Has Inland Condemning Coastal Elitism
(Monday, June 22, 2015) The way inland California lawmakers see it, the only benefit to their constituents from Governor Jerry Brown's expansion of carbon pollution laws will be cleaner air to breathe as they wait at the unemployment office.
Energy Transfer Offer May Be Williams' Best Option -Analysts
(Monday, June 22, 2015) Energy's proposed all-equity offer of $64 per share for Williams was rejected by Williams' board who said in a statement on Sunday that it significantly undervalued the company which controls a master limited partnership, or MLP.
Asia's LNG Spot Market Fundamentals to Change
(Monday, June 22, 2015) The global LNG market will soon be awash in supply. Analysts offer their views on what this will mean for Asia-Pacific importers.
EPA Proposes Tougher Fuel-efficiency Standards for Trucks
(Friday, June 19, 2015) The Obama administration on Friday proposed tough new standards to reduce pollution from carbon-emitting trucks and vans, the latest move by President Barack Obama to address global warming.
Engine-Maker Cummins Among Winners in U.S. Trucking Proposal
(Friday, June 19, 2015) U.S. regulators delivered a victory for engine makers such as Cummins Inc. in a battle over emissions regulations for heavy-duty trucks.