Tag Archives: Energy

After years of contention, Keystone XL Pipeline plans continue; Company awards $1.6 billion to American construction firms

Estimated to cost $8 billion; Scheduled to cross 316 miles of South Dakota countryside, while featuring seven “pump stations” along the way; Capable of shipping 830,000 barrels of Canadian tar sands crude oil per day; Projected to create or support more than 60,000 jobs; Expected to generate more than $1.3 billion in annual earnings for… Read More »

The investment opportunities in ‘green hydrogen’ might not be where you think

Monika Skolimowska | picture alliance | Getty Images As the world looks to move towards a low-carbon future, the potential of “green hydrogen” — which is produced using renewable energy — has garnered increasing interest from businesses, governments and investors alike. In the last few years, major firms including Repsol, Siemens Energy, Orsted and BP… Read More »

Coronavirus response can ‘reshape the future of energy,’ IEA says in annual report

Peter Cade | Stone | Getty Images The world’s response to Covid-19 can “reshape the future of energy” for years to come, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday in its annual World Energy Outlook report. The IEA report underscored that most important of all is how the crisis will ultimately affect the transition to clean… Read More »

How a Biden presidency may lead to increased supply in the oil market

[ad_1] An off-shore oil platform off the coast in Huntington Beach on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Leonard Ortiz | MediaNews Group | Orange County Register | Getty Images SINGAPORE — A Biden presidency could bring 1 million barrels per day of Iranian oil back into the market, but lead to lower demand in the long run, an… Read More »

Prince William launches £50 million Earthshot Prize, with a nod to John F. Kennedy 

[ad_1] Prince William photographed in Peterborough, England, on July 16, 2020. Kirsty Wigglesworth – WPA Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images A £50 million ($64.54 million) prize focused on the environment was launched by Prince William on Thursday, with the Duke of Cambridge describing the next 10 years as “a critical decade for… Read More »

From hydrogen fuel-cells to giant airbags, construction and roadworks are changing

[ad_1] A construction worker at an HS2 building site in the Euston area of London on May 6, 2020. ISABEL INFANTES | AFP | Getty Images Often involving thousands of people, large infrastructure projects comprise a range of stakeholders, including architects, designers, engineers and construction workers.  The way these schemes operate is changing, with technology… Read More »