Daily Archives: February 24, 2020

Teck Gives Up on Frontier Tar Sands/Oil Sands Mine

By The Energy Mix Twitter In a bombshell announcement yesterday evening, Vancouver-based Teck Resources has withdrawn the application for its C$20.6-billion Frontier tar sands/oil sands mine in northern Alberta, less than a week before the federal cabinet was due to accept or reject the contentious and carbon-intensive project.“Global capital markets are changing rapidly, and investors…

LNG Outlook: Robust Demand, Supply Driving a Lower Carbon Future

By Energy in Depth Global natural gas demand, increased supplies from U.S. producers, and investments in LNG capacity will continue to grow and generate additional environmental benefits, the recently released Shell LNG Outlook 2020 reports.The company’s fourth annual LNG outlook highlights key industry trends from the previous year and lays out LNG expectations spanning the…

Activists Continue To Fight Flaring-Reducing Infrastructure

By Energy in Depth Increased pipeline infrastructure is expected to reduce flaring in Texas, according to a new report by Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton. Yet, activists across central Texas are waging an all-out war on infrastructure that Commissioner Sitton called “critical to Texas being able to realize its energy opportunities.”For example, the Permian Highway…

Canadian Energy Weekly Round-Up: February 24, 2020

By Energy in Depth Canada continues to be in the grips of protests that are shutting down roads and rail lines, impacting thousands of commuters. Here are the top news stories covering Canada’s energy landscape:Fringe Groups Driving Protests Against Coastal GasLink ProjectProtests against Teck Frontier’s Coastal Gaslink pipeline project began when a small group of…

Wind farm planned for Victorian coal centre trims turbine numbers

By Sophie Vorrath OSMI Australia cuts turbine numbers a second time for its proposed Delburn wind farm – a massive project that would overlook Victoria’s now-defunct Hazelwood coal plant. The post Wind farm planned for Victorian coal centre trims turbine numbers appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Equinor ditches plan to drill for oil in Great Australian Bight

By Sophie Vorrath Norwegian resources giant quits plans to drill for oil offshore from South Australia, after “holistic review” found the project “not commercially competitive” for the company. The post Equinor ditches plan to drill for oil in Great Australian Bight appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Can We Address Emissions Using The Pareto Principal?

By Ron Miller Finding solutions to Planet Earth’s emission problem seems to have forgotten the Pareto principle, i.e. the 80/20 rule. While China and India are two of those countries in the 20% causing part of the 80% of global emissions, the world appears to focus on solutions from the 80% of countries causing 20%…

Looking back at 2019 | SKF Wind News

By Philipp Schmid Environmental awareness, offshore expansion, and maintenance strategies all featured prominently in 2019 in wind energy. But how did they change the state of play, and what does the future hold? Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on…

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