IEEFA In the News

North Dakota Oil Production Falls

November 17th, 2016

Daniel J. Graeber for UPI: A regulator in North Dakota said low oil prices were in part behind the decline in crude oil production, last reported at its lowest level since early 2014. The North Dakota Industrial Commission reported crude oil production in September, the last full month for which it has data, at 971,658 […]

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‘Ironically,’ Dakota Access Pipeline Risks Defeat by Low Prices and Oil Infrastructure Glut

November 17th, 2016

Chris White for the Daily Caller: The Dakota Access Pipeline is at risk of becoming an abandoned project due to historically low oil prices, according to a report published Wednesday by an energy research firm. The report, “The High-Risk Financing Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline: A Potential Stranded Asset in the Bakken Region of North […]

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North Dakota Project Stands to Add to Pipeline Glut

November 16th, 2016

Daniel J. Graeber for UPI: If the pipeline isn’t completed by Jan. 1, the project consortium may have to revisit some of the contracts for shipping oil through the 1,110-mile pipeline. The institute said further that crude oil prices being about 50 percent lower than they were at the height of the U.S. shale era […]

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Renewables Are a Winner in Global Energy Transition; Coal Is the Loser

November 16th, 2016

John Schwartz for the New York Times: The annual report of the I.E.A., which is based in Paris, noted that renewable energy was booming, with more capacity added in 2015 than for coal, oil and nuclear power combined. Still, fossil fuels will have a substantial role to play in the global energy mix for many […]

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On the Blogs: Pipeline Glut in Southeast U.S.

November 14th, 2016

Gillian Neimark for Southeast Energy News: While the shale boom has seen a proliferation of new natural gas pipelines throughout the Southeast, critics say many of the projects are not needed and are simply a way for developers and utilities to reap profits on the backs of ratepayers. The Marcellus shale—which lies beneath much of […]

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Australia, Awash in Exxon-Controlled Natural Gas Production, on the Verge of Finding a Way to Stop Having to Rely on Expensive Imports

November 14th, 2016

Sonali Paul for Reuters: AGL Energy is considering importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) to southeastern Australia from 2021, in a move that could ease the grip on supply that four producers led by ExxonMobil Corp hold in the region. Australia is on track to become the world’s top exporter of LNG, but that is paradoxically […]

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Does Queensland Need an LNG Industry?

November 11th, 2016

Lachlan Barker for Independent Australia: As Bruce Robertson of IEEFA told us back then, US$50 is the long term average for the oil price – which the price of contract sold LNG is pegged to – and that’s what it is at now. With no foreseeable oil price rise, the current loss-making price that the […]

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La Transición Hacia las Energías Renovables, Más Rápida de lo Esperado

November 11th, 2016

La transformación del sector energético mundial está marcada por una acelerada transición global hacia las energías renovables que se está produciendo más rápido de la esperado, de tal manera que quienes se queden atrás deberán hacer frente a crecientes riesgos financieros. Esta es la principal conclusión que se puede extraer de un reciente informe publicado […]

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Küresel Enerji Piyasalarında Çarpıcı Dönüşüm Yılı

November 11th, 2016

From Haber Aktuel: Enerji Ekonomisi ve Finansal Analiz Enstitüsü’nün (IEEFA), Fas’ta düzenlenen COP22’nin açılışından önce, bugün yayınladığı yeni raporu 20016 yılında küresel enerji piyasalarında yaşanan kilit olayları incelemekte ve yaşanmakta olan küresel değişimin çarpıcı hızını ortaya koyuyor. 2016 Yılına Bakış –Küresel Enerji Piyasasının Hızlanan Değişimini Vurgulayan Üç Trend isimli rapor, küresel enerji piyasalarında gün geçtikçe […]

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As Tendencies Mundiais da Transicaao Para as Energias Renovaveis

November 11th, 2016

From Cerpch.unifei.edu.br: Estudo mostra que a mudança para fontes renováveis está se acelerando e quem ficar para trás enfrentará riscos financeiros cada vez maiores Com a recente entrada em vigor do Acordo de Paris, documento que sela um compromisso global de combate às mudanças climáticas, deveremos testemunhar uma expansão sem precedentes de fontes de energias […]

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