Natural Gas

California hit its climate goal early — but its largest source of pollution keeps rising

California hit its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions below 1990 levels four years early, a milestone regulators and environmentalists are cheering as more proof that you can cut pollution while growing the economy.<p>But a closer look at data released by the state Air Resources Board shows …

California

How The Fracking Revolution Broke OPEC's Hold On Oil Prices

In the previous article, Asia’s Insatiable Oil Demand, I covered global and regional oil consumption numbers according to the recently-released 2018 BP Statistical Review of World Energy.<p>To recap, global oil consumption rose to a new record high in 2018, and has now increased in 31 of the past 34 …

Oil

Skyscrapers full of lettuce promise an eco-friendly alternative to outdoor farming. There's just one problem.

Jun Cen<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>For growing food, the sun is yesterday’s technology. Soil? As quaint as an …

Aquaponics

Mozambique's $49 Billion Gas Plan Stokes Anxiety in Rural North

A giant refrigerator will replace the village Jonas Alide Saide has called home for 70 years and he’s not happy about it.<p>As Mozambique’s plans to …

Africa

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

These are one Fool's three highest-conviction high-yield investment opportunities.<p>Most investors look at high-yield dividend stocks as a source of …

Investing

Trump’s Trade War Casts a Long Shadow Over LNG Shipping Boom

The booming market for liquefied natural gas can weather an escalating U.S.-China trade war. But the risks are mounting.<p>So far, LNG has been left off …

Energy

Pig Poop's Starring Role in the Biofuel Movement

Farmers are turning a stinky problem into a solution. What's next: making it more affordable and even cleaner.<p>When Tom Butler switched his North …

Energy

The One Factor That Could Increase U.S. Natural Gas Prices

Natural gas prices have fallen back to prices not seen since May, hitting the mid-$2.70s per MMBtu. The fall comes in spite of some very hot weather to start July, an increasingly important factor for prices since the electricity that air conditioners use is coming more from natural gas, now our …

Energy

Acquisition $KMI

Probably one of the most hated ex-dividend growth stock of our time, <b>Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI)</b> has “kindered” way too many dividend growth investors in …

Kinder Morgan

Govt’s plan for PSUs to procure from Dalit SMEs fails to take off

In 2017-18, Central PSUs bought Rs 543.86 crore worth goods and services from SC/ST enterprises, accounting for just 0.46% of their total procurement …

India News

With these dunes destroyed, the climate disaster gets personal | Moran

With sea levels at Cape Cod a foot higher than they were a century ago, a cluster of March storms inflicts damage like never before. But with effects …

Cap and Trade

Study suggests potential link between fracking industry and increased sexually transmitted infections

Activists have long condemned natural gas drillers in Ohio over environmental concerns, but a recent study links the fracking industry to a different …

Oil & Gas Industry

Plagued by cuts, Lebanon survives on floating power plants

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon has for decades struggled with daily power cuts that leave residents sweating through their shirts summer after sticky summer.<p>The bankrupt national power company, unable to build new power plants, has been buying electricity from Turkish barges docked off-shore.<p>Last week, …

Business

BSNL expects to sell 10,000 satellite phones this year, says BSNL chief

<b>New Delhi:</b> A year since the high-profile launch of its satellite phone services, BSNL has sold 4,000 handsets, majority to government agencies, and …

Energy

Trump Is Right on Nord Stream 2

President Trump was right to criticize Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plan for a new pipeline carrying Russian natural gas to Germany. This project threatens European independence and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and it was opposed by the Obama administration and many Senate Democrats, …

Nord Stream

Bad news from the global oil market

<b>(Daniella Beccaria/seattlepi.com via AP, File)</b><p>Trump’s tweet-based badgering of the Saudis to increase production will not ease pressures on the global oil market<p>Kenneth Courtis<p>July 22, 2018 1:29pm (UTC)<p><i>This piece originally appeared on The Globalist.</i><p>Trump’s tweets badgering the Saudis to ramp up …

Oil

Flatiron Explosion Just One Of Many Steam Blasts To Rock NYC

There have been several steam pipe explosions near NYC landmarks over the last three decades.<p>NEW YORK, NY — The steam pipe that exploded near the …

The Arts

OPINION | Anti-fracking report fails to prove ills

Two environmentalist groups just released a scathing report that concluded that “fracking” – a technique for extracting oil and natural gas from …

Energy

Tornado recovery updates

1 hour ago<p><b>Marshalltown:</b><p>As of 4pm Sunday, over 3600 customers were still without electricity and natural gas service.<p><i>Natural gas:</i> Alliant Energy says …

Energy

Asia becomes Bolivia's main minerals market - Xinhua

by Rene Quenallata Paredes<p>LA PAZ, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Asia has become Bolivia's main market for mineral exports, overtaking the United States, in the …

South America

Why America must welcome the 'Uzbek Spring'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>As President Trump and his foreign policy team tackle the challenges of stability and peace in Afghanistan, Pakistan’s increasingly …

Energy

Kinder Morgan Gets It Done

Midstream energy giant Kinder Morgan (KMI) has been working on a 'turnaround' of its business since late 2015. That turnaround meant improving the …

Investing

A key witness, after months of SoCal Gas’ efforts to block her testimony, is expected to tell the full story on toxic gas at Aliso Canyon

After nearly three years since the largest gas blowout in U.S.history, residents of Porter Ranch still worry whether their health will be compromised …

Oil & Gas Industry

President Holds Sway on Any New Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON—The recent federal indictment of Russian intelligence officers by the special prosecutor investigating Moscow’s election interference and possible Trump campaign collusion lays the groundwork for Washington to slap more sanctions on its former Cold War foe.<p>The question is whether …

Russia

The Trump Administration Should Balance Iran and Saudi Arabia

When running for president, Donald Trump was no less critical of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia than he was of America’s dependent Asian and European …

Saudi Arabia

Costs Are Crashing the Party for Manufacturers

Manufacturers are booking more orders and delivering higher profits in a strong U.S. economy.<p>But investors are worried that the good times won’t last: Costs are rising at some of the biggest industrial companies due to tariffs and a super-tight labor market.<p>Upcoming earnings will indicate how much …

Business

US Startup Takes on Houzz with their Top-level Home Improvement Services

<i>Renovaten vs Houzz: the war is on!</i><p>When people go to buy a product or service online, they usually type it into Google, or visit some reliable price …

Home Improvement

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Advice for Dems, analysis of Trump, and the importance of data

Trump—Russia<p><b>Anne Applebaum</b> provides some analysis of how Trump directly benefited from Russian interference in the 2016 election.<p>Data is the energy, …

Donald Trump

Coming up this week in politics: Family reunification deadline arrives & Paul Manafort trial begins

After a week that has been described as potentially the worst of Donald Trump’s presidency, the political world is gearing up for another …

North Korea

Google Trends And Backwardation In Crude

As many are aware, crude oil has been in a strong bull market over the past year. Since last June, a barrel of WTI crude oil has risen from $42 to …

Business