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October 21, 2014 (15:44)
Henry Edwardes-Evans, associate director for European power, talks with Ross McCracken, managing editor of Energy Economist, about the future of renewable electric power in Europe, which is technically feasible but could require major changes to the business models on which the industry is currently based.
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Analysts expect US EIA to estimate 94-98 Bcf natural gas storage injection
Knoxville, Tennessee (Platts)--22 Oct 2014 224 pm EDT/1824 GMT
A consensus of analysts surveyed by Platts expects the US Energy Information Administration on Thursday will estimate a natural gas storage injection of between 94 Bcf and 98 Bcf for the reporting week that ended October 17.
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Global LNG Update: Indonesia expects to offer eight excess LNG cargoes this year, 30 in 2015
October 15, 2014
Indonesia is seeking buyers for about 38 available LNG cargoes in 2014-15 due to the expiration of some contracts, a senior official with upstream regulator SKK Migas said on October 14.
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New Frontiers: Cutting back natural gas flaring in North Dakota hits a bump
North Dakota has aggressively sought to cut the amount of natural gas flaring going on in the state. North Dakota has made strides, but it has a new hurdle, as Brian Scheid discusses in this week’s Oilgram News column, New Frontiers.
When it comes to defining LNG in cars, patience is a virtue
When pushing for greater use of natural gas vehicles, advocates know patience is a virtue. A lot of patience. One recent tangle, a regular Gordian knot, has been the question of how LNG used as a transportation fuel should be measured and taxed. Should it be by weight, like kilograms, or volume, such as diesel and gasoline gallon equivalents (DGE or GGE).
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Platts: Podcasts
More volatility seen in LNG spot prices on increase in flexible supply
October 07, 2014 - Stephanie Wilson, Platts managing editor for LNG, talks about the volatility in LNG spot prices and the key drivers of price movements.
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Could international sanctions against Russia affect operations at Sakhalin?
September 25, 2014 - Examining the possible impact of international sanctions against Russia on current and future oil, gas projects at Sakhalin Island.
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Special Report - Bakken: The King in the North
Platts launched on April 22 a new Bakken crude oil assessment representing the light sweet crude traded close to the wellhead at North Dakota terminals in the Williston Basin with the capacity to move crude by rail or by pipeline.
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