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India’s future energy use depends on its rate of economic growth

AJOT | August 07, 2018 | Energy | International Trade

India’s economic development is likely to have a considerable impact on future international energy markets—including U.S. energy exports—because of the country’s large population and potential for growth.
Framo technology used to successfully install wind turbine foundations

AJOT | August 07, 2018 | Project / Heavy Lift | Energy | Alternative

Framo’s pump technology has been used to successfully anchor 20 wind turbines at the wind farm Burkum Riffgrund 2.

Crude Advances After Saudi Restraint Sparks Renewed Supply Fears

Bloomberg | August 06, 2018 | Energy | International Trade

Saudis’ Slap at Canada Shows Crown Prince’s Assertiveness Abroad

Bloomberg | August 06, 2018 | Energy | International Trade
EIA electricity sales data for Puerto Rico show rate of recovery since hurricanes

AJOT | August 06, 2018 | Energy

New EIA data series indicate that total electricity sales in Puerto Rico have returned to pre-Hurricane Maria levels as of April and May 2018 after the longest blackout in U.S. history. However, residential electricity sales appear to continue to lag historical levels, reflecting some continued outages.

Canadian Heavy Oil Near Five-Year Low Prompts Drilling Cuts

Bloomberg | August 03, 2018 | Energy | International Trade

Coal Stockpiles Clog Up Indian Ports Amid Rail-Car Shortage

Bloomberg | August 03, 2018 | Energy | Intermodal | Rail

China Rejects U.S. Request to Cut Iran Oil Imports

Bloomberg | August 03, 2018 | Energy | International Trade

South Africa’s Power-Plant Protests Threaten Supply Security

Bloomberg | July 30, 2018 | Energy | International Trade
China’s projected energy consumption mainly depends on its overall growth rate

AJOT | July 25, 2018 | Energy | International Trade

As the world’s top producer of energy-intensive goods, China’s energy consumption is tied to both its rate of economic growth and the size of its energy-intensive manufacturing industries.

Transpetro selects KVH VSAT for Brazilian tanker connectivity

AJOT | July 25, 2018 | Maritime | Bulk | Energy
EIA’s latest International Energy Outlook highlights analysis of China, India, and Africa

AJOT | July 24, 2018 | Energy | International Trade

China, India, and Africa are three of the most populated parts of the world. Their economies collectively consume about one-third of all global energy, and their energy consumption is projected to grow faster than the rest of the world through 2040. As a result, changes in these economies have significant implications for global energy markets.

Oil Rises From One-Month Low Before U.S. Crude Inventory Data

Bloomberg | July 24, 2018 | Energy | International Trade
BOLK Transport GmbH transports large-scale cranes for Europe’s largest wind park in Sweden

AJOT | July 23, 2018 | Project / Heavy Lift | Energy | Alternative

A total of 1,100 wind power plants are planned for development in the coming years in Markbygden, near the northern Swedish city of Piteå. This will become one of the largest continuous wind parks in Europe.
North Sea: High-spec jackups eclipse the standard fleet

AJOT | July 23, 2018 | Energy

It is a well-known fact that modern high-specification (high-spec) or ‘heavy-duty’ jackups are the future of the Northwest Europe shallow-water drilling market, but for the first time the supply of such units has surpassed that of its traditional 1980s-built standard jackup counterparts.

Oil Holds as Trade Fears Weighed Against U.S. Rigs and Rhetoric

Bloomberg | July 23, 2018 | Energy | International Trade
Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier “Vladimir Rusanov” first call ceremony at PetroChina LNG Jiangsu Terminal

AJOT | July 20, 2018 | Maritime | Bulk | Energy

MOL announced that the Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier “Vladimir Rusanov”, which is jointly owned by MOL and China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited for the Yamal LNG project, made its first call at PetroChina LNG Jiangsu Terminal in China on 17 July. A ceremony celebrating this milestone was held on 19 July.
Major utilities continue to increase spending on U.S. electric distribution systems

AJOT | July 20, 2018 | Energy | International Trade

Spending on electricity distribution systems by major U.S. electric utilities—representing about 70% of total U.S. electric load—has risen 54% over the past two decades, from $31 billion to $51 billion annually.

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