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April 18, 2014
Russia may lose energy game over Ukraine, U.S. says
Washington (UPI) Apr 17, 2013
Russia has "a lot to lose" if it continues to use energy as a geopolitical tool in the row over Ukraine, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned European energy security was at risk because of disputes over Ukraine's gas debts. Russian company Gazprom suspended a price discount for Kiev following the February upheaval and Ukraine could lose out on gas supplies if it doesn't settle its debt, Putin said. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said ... read more
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Fracking study in Pennsylvania finds few water concerns
Water quality in Pennsylvania hasn't been affected by hydraulic fracturing in the state, a report from state's conservation department said. ... more

Alberta investing in CCS for oil sands
The provincial government in Alberta, Canada, said it set aside more than $1 billion for carbon storage and storage facilities for oil sands projects. ... more

Libya expecting oil sector to recover
Libya's oil sector may be able to make up for losses incurred by a rebel blockade as soon as production and export levels return to normal, a spokesman said. ... more


U.S. oil inventories at record high
The amount of crude oil at Gulf Coast facilities reached the highest level ever because of production gains and new transit routes, the U.S. government said. ... more


More production expected from top U.S. oil shale basins
Oil production from some of the top shale basins in the United States is expected to increase by 70,000 barrels per day next month, the Energy Department said. ... more
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FAR Ltd. expects oil bonanza offshore Senegal
Australian energy company FAR Ltd. said Thursday developing offshore reserves in Senegal may open the flood gates for new oil deposits. ... more

South Stream still on table, Russia says
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Friday the European community hasn't formally rejected the South Stream natural gas pipeline. ... more
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12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano

Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study

Japan to redesign Antarctic whale hunt after UN court ruling

NASA Highlights Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission at Local Fair

S.Africa, Mozambique reach deal to fight rhino poaching

Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370


Total finds oil offshore Ivory Coast
French energy company Total said Thursday it made an oil discovery while drilling in the deep waters offshore Ivory Coast. ... more

Fracking to thank for lower emissions, API says
The American Petroleum Institute said hydraulic fracturing of shale reserves helped lead to the gas production increase credited with lowering U.S. emissions. ... more

Problem wells source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production
High levels of the greenhouse gas methane were found above shale gas wells at a production point not thought to be an important emissions source, according to a study jointly led by Purdue and Corne ... more
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First Liquefied Natural Gas Tank Rolls Off Assembly Line
Lockheed Martin's first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tank has transitioned from the assembly line to the shipyard for integration with the Wartsila LNG propulsion system. Weighing in at 250,000 ... more

LNG answer to European energy woes, Hoeven says
The United States can help allay European energy security fears by making more liquefied natural gas available, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said from Oslo. ... more
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NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's Surface

Quest for extraterrestrial life not over: experts

Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers: researchers

First Earth-sized planet found in 'habitable zone': NASA

Growth of Antarctic ice sheet triggered warming in the Southern Ocean during Miocene

Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

Russia launches its new ICBM from Plesetsk space centre


Technip, Heerema win third giant Angolan oil contract
The ultra-deep Angolan offshore oil project called Kaombo generated the third huge contract in three days on Wednesday when French group Total picked two firms to carry out underwater engineering worth $3.5 billion. ... more

First section of South Stream pipeline manufactured
The first section of pipeline for the planned South Stream natural gas network for Europe has been manufactured, Russian energy company Gazprom said. ... more

Arctic decision expected from Cairn Energy in 2015
A decision on whether or not to conduct a drilling plan for arctic reserves is expected next year, Scottish company Cairn Energy said. ... more
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Study Says Renewables to Hit 16 percent by 2018

Gazprom Neft helps Iraqi electricity capacity

Emerging research suggests a new paradigm for "unconventional superconductors"

Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity

Libya expecting oil sector to recover

Genetically modified tobacco plants as an alternative for producing bioethanol

U.S. to fund cutting-edge renewable energy programs

Stanford scientists discover a novel way to make ethanol without corn or other plants

Areva says in line to build British nuclear waste plant

Floating nuclear plants could ride out tsunamis

Iran needs 30,000 new centrifuges for fuel: official


Nobel winners to White House: Reject Keystone XL
10 recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize called on President Obama's administration to reject an application for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. ... more

Canadian oil exports increase
The Canadian government said 2.7 million barrels of oil per day were exported in February, a modest increase year-on-year. ... more

Iran ready to help Europe with natural gas
The European community could look to Iran as a reliable partner as it struggles to add a layer of security to its energy sector, Iran's trade minister said. ... more

GDF Suez optimizes LNG deliveries
French energy company GDF Suez said Tuesday it optimized its shipping capacities of liquefied natural gas by splitting deliveries between two charters. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia to 'boost military presence' on disputed Kurils

Rouhani says Iran bears no hostility to the world

F-35 in first international flight

US to send 'non-lethal' military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

US settlement reached to sell Iran-owned skyscraper in New York

Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21


Shale oil, gas production to increase, says


Oil drilling possible 'trigger' for deadly Italy quakes


Alaska welcomes LNG export approval


Canadian oil sector may lean on rail


RWE reverses gas flow from Poland to Ukraine


Lukoil sells stake in Kazakh development to Sinopec


Angola invites bidders to onshore oil fields


TAP pipeline seeks construction, pipe bids


Ukraine has gas in storage for Europe, minister says


BP to maintain footing in Gulf of Mexico

Russia, China try to finish gas talks before Putin's visit: deputy PM

Senate leaders call to review oil export ban

EIA: Railroads expected to take on more LNG

GDF Suez lauds North Sea oil, gas gains

UK defends Falklands exercises after Argentine protest

Total to sink $16 billion in Angolan oil

Crude oil dips on Libyan prospects, weak China data

OPEC gives poor marks for Kazakhstan's Kashagan field

Chevron solidifies deal for Argentinian shale

Baker Hughes sees drilling efficiency increase

Romanian villagers take on Chevron over shale gas

Texas holds No. 1 oil spot, EIA saysw

Kuwait signs $12 bn oil contracts, tenders others

Kiev mulls next steps on Russian gas debt

U.S. LNG exports a win-win, backers says

Russia says South Stream gas pipeline would help EU

IMF sees modest growth from MENA oil states

Bulgaria target of coal seam gas exploration

Statoil said CO2 levels up at Alberta site

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