2019, May, 8, 11:00:00U.S. URANIUM DOWN AGAIN
The United States produced 1.47 million pounds of uranium concentrate in 2018, down for the fourth consecutive year and the lowest total since 1950,
2019, May, 8, 10:55:00WORLDWIDE RIG COUNT DOWN 73 TO 2,140
BHGE - The worldwide rig count for April 2019 was 2,140, down 73 from the 2,213 counted in March 2019, and up 53 from the 2,087 counted in April 2018.
2019, May, 6, 12:15:00OIL PRICE: NOT ABOVE $70
Brent crude oil futures trading at $69.34 per barrel, down $1.51, or 2.1 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $60.57 per barrel at 0646 GMT on Monday, down $1.37 per barrel, or 2.2 percent, from their last settlement.
2019, May, 6, 12:05:00LNG FOR NETHERLANDS
The EU has long worked to diversify from relying on Russia for almost 40 percent of its gas needs by developing LNG infrastructure to access other suppliers. Qatar and Australia are other major LNG suppliers.
2019, May, 6, 12:00:00MOZAMBIQUE'S LNG PROJECTS
With estimated gas reserves of over 5,000 Bcm, Mozambique has attracted three LNG projects with total capacity of more than 30 million mt/year and $50 billion capex development, with commissioning expected between 2022 and 2025.
2019, May, 6, 11:55:00SHELL SELLS INDONESIA'S LNG
Shell, the world’s largest buyer and seller of LNG, is raising cash to help pay for its $54 billion purchase of BG Group in 2015 and hopes to raise around $1 billion from the sale of its 35 percent stake in the project, the sources said.
2019, May, 6, 11:47:00BRITAIN'S NUCLEAR ELECTRICITY
The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and University of Leicester have generated usable electricity from the chemical element americium in what it believes to be a global first. The achievement is seen as a step towards potential use of americium in so-called space batteries, which may mean future space missions can be powered for up to 400 years.
2019, May, 6, 11:45:00SHELL CCS EARNINGS $5.3 BLN
CCS earnings attributable to shareholders excluding identified items were $5.3 billion, reflecting lower realised chemicals and refining margins, decreased realised oil prices and lower tax credits, partly offset by stronger contributions from trading as well as increased realised LNG and gas prices compared with the first quarter 2018. In addition, there was a negative impact of $43 million related to the implementation of IFRS 16.
2019, May, 6, 11:40:00COAL FIRED POWER PLANT FOR EUROPE
General Electric will build and equip a new 500 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kosovo
2019, May, 6, 11:35:00U.S. UNCOMPLETED WELLS UP
The number of drilled but uncompleted wells in seven key oil and natural gas production regions in the United States has increased over the last two years, reaching a high of 8,504 wells in February 2019,
2019, May, 6, 11:35:00U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN TO 3.6%
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported
2019, May, 6, 11:30:00U.S., KAZAKHSTAN URANIUM PRODUCTION DOWN
Kazatomprom's uranium production for the first quarter of 2019 was 4% down from the same period in 2018 as the Kazakh company continues with its plan to reduce production. Meanwhile, US uranium production for the quarter was 74% down from 2018.
2019, May, 6, 11:25:00NORWAY'S FUND RETURNED 9.1%
The Government is allowing for the Government Pension Fund Global to be invested in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure under the dedicated environmental mandates. Such investments shall be subject to the same profitability and transparency requirements as the other investments of the Fund, says Siv Jensen, Minister of Finance.
2019, May, 6, 11:20:00FRANCE'S SAFE NUCLEAR FUEL
Framatome, the French fuel and technology company said "two full fuel assemblies" of its Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuel would be loaded at Exelon's Calvert Cliffs plant in February 2021.
2019, May, 6, 11:10:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 1 TO 990
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 1 rig from last week to 990, with oil rigs up 2 to 807, gas rigs down 3 to 183, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0. Canada Rig Count is down 2 rigs from last week to 61, with oil rigs down 2 to 17 and gas rigs unchanged at 44.