2019, April, 5, 10:15:00RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts (GW), according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today. The annual increase of 7.9 per cent was bolstered by new additions from solar and wind energy, which accounted for 84 per cent of the growth. A third of global power capacity is now based on renewable energy.
2019, April, 5, 10:00:00ADNOC STRATEGY 2030
Our unrelenting attention is on minimising costs, enhancing our operational efficiency, and maximising margins to ensure we thrive in the new multi-layered energy landscape.
2019, April, 5, 09:55:00FRANCE'S HYDROGEN ENERGY
France's EDF has launched a hydrogen production and distribution subsidiary to support decarbonisation of industry and mobility using low-carbon electricity from its nuclear and renewable energy fleet.
2019, April, 5, 09:45:00KUWAIT'S GDP UP 1.7%
Kuwait's growth has resumed, and the current account rebounded thanks to higher oil prices. Hydrocarbon output rose by 1.2 percent in 2018 after contracting a year earlier. Buoyed by a rebound in confidence and government spending, non-oil growth has accelerated to 2.5 percent.
2019, April, 5, 09:40:00NIGERIA'S GDP UP 1.9%
Nigeria’s economy is recovering. Real GDP increased by 1.9 percent in 2018, up from 0.8 percent in 2017, on the back of improvements in manufacturing and services, supported by spillovers from higher oil prices, ongoing convergence in exchange rates and strides to improve the business environment.
2019, April, 5, 09:35:00MOZAMBIQUE'S GDP UP 3.25%
Mozambique's real GDP growth decelerated to 3¼ percent in 2018, but it was broader based, with non-mining growth accelerating to 2¾ percent in 2018, from 2 percent in 2017.
2019, April, 1, 11:27:00RUSSIA'S LNG WILL UP
TASS - The share of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on the global gas market may double to reach 70% by 2040, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum on Friday.
2019, April, 1, 10:50:00SAUDIS DEBT WILL UP
Saudi Arabia plans to issue 118 billion riyals ($31.5 billion) in debt this year to help finance the national budget deficit, the country’s Debt Management Office (DMO), part of the ministry of finance, said.
2019, April, 1, 10:40:00ADNOC, BAKER HUGHES PARTNERSHIP
ADNOC plans to grow its conventional drilling activity by 40% by 2025 and substantially ramp up the number of its unconventional wells, as it targets 4mn barrels of oil production capacity per day by the end of 2020 and 5mn by 2030
2019, April, 1, 10:35:00U.S. NUCLEAR LEADERSHIP
WNN - The Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA), bipartisan draft legislation which aims to accelerate the development of advanced nuclear technologies and re-establish US leadership in nuclear energy has been re-introduced to the US Senate.
2019, April, 1, 10:25:00BRITAIN'S THERMONUCLEAR ENERGY
WNN - The UK and the European Commission signed a contract extension today for the world’s largest fusion research facility, Joint European Torus (JET). The extension secures at least EUR100 million (USD112 million) in additional inward investment from the EU over the next two years and "brings reassurance" for the more than 500 staff at the site in Culham, near Oxford, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said.
2019, March, 29, 11:10:00U.S. NUCLEAR COMPETITIVENESS
Nuclear is the largest source of clean energy in the USA, and the nation's nuclear plants are working more efficiently than ever, Korsnick said, adding they are "economic engines" for the communities they serve.
2019, March, 29, 11:05:00THE NEW U.S. NUCLEAR
Twelve of the US' 98 operating nuclear generating units "are slated to close," and "to keep today's reactors running, we must pursue policy that gives innovators and investors confidence that there will be a market for their new nuclear technologies,"
2019, March, 27, 11:45:00VENEZUELA'S OIL FOR CHINA WILL DOWN
PetroChina Ltd, the listed subsidiary of state-owned CNPC, expects its crude imports from Venezuela to drop by about a third to around 10 million mt (about 186,000 b/d) in 2019 from 15 million mt in 2018, a senior executive said
2019, March, 27, 11:40:00SAUDI ARAMCO NEED $150 BLN
Aramco’s gas expansion strategy needs $150 billion of investment over the next decade as the company plans to increase output and later become a gas exporter, Nasser had said in November.