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Emissions from the U.S. electric power sector projected to remain mostly flat through 2050

AJOT | February 11, 2019 | Energy

EIA’s recently released Annual Energy Outlook 2019 projects that the U.S. electric power sector emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and carbon dioxide (CO2) will remain mostly flat through 2050, assuming no changes to current laws and regulations.
IMF’s Lagarde Says Oil Exporters Yet to Recover From 2014 Shock

Bloomberg | February 09, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the 2014 collapse of crude prices and the future isn’t bright, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said.
Future U.S. electricity generation mix will depend largely on natural gas prices

AJOT | February 06, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

The mix of fuels used to generate electricity in the United States has changed in response to differences in the relative costs of electricity-generating technologies and their fuels.

OPEC’s Oil Exports to U.S. Fell to Five-Year Low in January

Bloomberg | February 05, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Exxon, Qatar Bet on U.S. Gas Export With $10 Billion Project

Bloomberg | February 05, 2019 | Energy | International Trade
The United States expands its role as world’s leading ethane exporter

AJOT | February 05, 2019 | Maritime | Bulk | Energy

U.S. exports of ethane have increased from nearly nothing in 2013 to an average of 260,000 barrels per day (b/d) through the first 10 months of 2018, accounting for about one-sixth of U.S. hydrocarbon gas liquids exports.
Congress retains most energy programs in 2018 Farm Bill through fiscal year 2023

AJOT | February 01, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Even though discretionary spending increased, discretionary federal support is inherently uncertain because this funding must be authorized by Congress in future appropriations bills.

Justin Renfro named President of OmniTRAX Energy Solutions

AJOT | February 01, 2019 | People | Appointments | Energy | Intermodal
Christian Arndt joins deugro

AJOT | February 01, 2019 | People | Appointments | Energy | Logistics

deugro has appointed Christian Arndt as Senior Vice President – Oil & Gas Logistics responsible for the global development of deugro’s oil and gas supply chain business unit.
U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions increased in 2018 but will likely fall in 2019 and 2020

AJOT | January 28, 2019 | Energy | Alternative | International Trade

According to EIA’s recently released Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) estimates, energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased by 2.8% in 2018 but will decrease in 2019 and 2020. The 2018 increase is the largest in energy-related CO2 emissions since 2010.

Green Shipping Line Teams Up With Kongstein

AJOT | January 28, 2019 | Maritime | Breakbulk News | Energy
In 2018, U.S. coal production declined as exports and Appalachian region prices rose

AJOT | January 28, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

EIA estimates that total 2018 U.S. coal production was 755 million short tons (MMst), 20 MMst less than in 2017 and 36% less than in the previous decade. In 2018, coal prices rose in three of the five major coal-producing regions, particularly the Northern and Central Appalachian regions. Although U.S. coal exports increased by about 10 MMst in 2018, volumes were not great enough to offset the decline in U.S. coal consumption, resulting in declining coal production.

Oil Slides as Economic and Supply Fears Offset Venezuela Risk

Bloomberg | January 24, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Exports from Africa’s biggest coal terminal declined last year

Bloomberg | January 24, 2019 | Energy | International Trade

Oil Rises on Expectations of Market Balance, Slower Shale Growth

Bloomberg | January 23, 2019 | Energy | International Trade
EIA now publishes oil stocks at power plant level

AJOT | January 22, 2019 | Energy

Power plants that burn petroleum liquids (such as distillate or residual fuel oils) are generally used for short periods during times of peak electricity demand.

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