Twitter

Welcome: Guest User

Register / Login

Power & Energy Commodity Reports

Pan-European ETRM ... Panacea or Reality?

London, July 2014

European power and gas markets remain highly regionalized and as a consequence, the current solution landscape for Energy Trading and Risk Management software mimics this regionalism; there are a number of regionally strong ETRM offerings but, as yet, no single truly Europe-wide ETRM platform. By Tim Rogers.

Read more: Pan-European ETRM ... Panacea or Reality?

ENTSO-E Releases the European Ten-Year Network Development Plan

London, July 2014

The ENTSO-E Ten-Year Network Development Plan (TYNDP) 2014 describes the strengthening of the European power grid planned until 2030 as the most cost-efficient and secure way to integrate up to 60% of renewable energy.

Read more: ENTSO-E Releases the European Ten-Year Network Development Plan

The 5 countries most plagued by oil theft

London, 9 July 2014

Nigeria: As much as 400,000 barrels of oil a day are stolen in Nigeria. This equates to losses of $1.7 billion a month for Africa's new largest economy. This represents 7.7 percent of its GDP vanishing, or more than the country spends on education and healthcare. These numbers paint a harsh picture about the inability of the Nigerian government, and the multinational oil companies in the Niger Delta, to do anything about this rampant theft.

Read more: The 5 countries most plagued by oil theft

$80 billion wasted on power for online devices

Paris, 2 July 2014

Today, the world’s 14 billion online electronic devices – such as set-top boxes, modems, printers and game consoles – waste around USD 80 billion each year because of inefficient technology. By 2020, the problem will considerably worsen, with an estimated USD 120 billion wasted. But a report by the International Energy Agency points to a different path, identifying simple measures that can be implemented now to improve energy efficiency in networked devices, resulting in massive savings of energy and money.

Read more: $80 billion wasted on power for online devices

Could Gang Violence End Mexico's Shale Dream?

London, 1 July 2014

Violence in Mexico could thwart hopes of a budding shale boom, as oil and gas companies operating in Texas may think twice about moving south of the border. Mexico holds an estimated 545 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable shale gas and 13 billion barrels of shale oil, but progress in developing those resources has been slow.

Read more: Could Gang Violence End Mexico's Shale Dream?

Gas and Solar lead Americas $1.3 trillion power build

New York, 1 July 2014

The next decade and a half will see renewable energy raise its share of electricity generation capacity in the Americas from 7% in 2012, to 28% in 2030 (excluding the contribution of hydroelectric power), while the share of coal-fired capacity falls from 21% to 9%, according to a major report from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Read more: Gas and Solar lead Americas $1.3 trillion power build

The Smart Grid is Coming – Who Wins Who Loses

London, 28 June 2014

Oil industry news is awash this week with reports that the Obama administration has effectively abolished a four-decade-long ban on US crude oil exports, but a closer look at the deal that’s got everyone so excited makes for a less sensational headline.

Read more: The Smart Grid is Coming – Who Wins Who Loses

LNG: The Long, Strategic Play for Europe

London, June 2014

Interview with Robert Bensh: Liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe isn't a get-rich-quick scenario for the impatient investor: It's a long, strategic play for the sophisticated investor who can handle no small amount of politics and geopolitics along the way. When it comes to Europe, Russia's strategy to divide and conquer has worked so far, but Gazprom is a fragile giant that will eventually feel the pressure of LNG. 

Read more: LNG: The Long, Strategic Play for Europe

BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014

London, 16 June 2014

The BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014 (63rd edition) launched today at the World Petroleum Congress meeting in Moscow and reveals how the world of energy echoed broader global themes in 2013. Emerging differences in global economic performance, geopolitical uncertainty and ongoing debates about the proper roles of government and markets are all reflected in its data.

Read more: BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014

ENTSO-E Comments on today’s Energy Council conclusions

London, 13 June 2014

Today, EU Energy ministers convened in Luxembourg to address key issues including the completion of the Internal Energy Market, energy security strategy, and energy prices and costs. ENTSO-E strongly supports the European Energy Council conclusions, while clarifying that the rise in network costs is mainly driven by charges unrelated to transmission system operator (TSO) costs.

Read more: ENTSO-E Comments on today’s Energy Council conclusions