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General Electric's Power Division to Cut 12,000 Jobs 7.12.2017 Wall St. Journal: US
GE said it was cutting 12,000 jobs in its power business, or nearly 20% of the unit’s workforce, as the conglomerate slashes costs and battles overcapacity in its core business.
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Electricity Prices Plummet as Gas and Wind Gain Traction and Demand Stalls 30.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The rapid rise of wind and natural gas as sources of electricity is roiling U.S. power markets, forcing more companies to close older generating plants.
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Power Shift: How Natural Gas and Renewables Dethroned King Coal 30.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
For decades, burning coal was mainly how power companies generated the electricity to cool homes, run factories, and brighten streets. But coal has faded, and natural gas last year passed it as the leading source of electricity in the U.S.
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Convicted Coal Executive to Run for West Virginia Senate 30.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Don Blankenship, a former coal executive who served a year in prison for conspiring to violate mine-safety laws before a 2010 mine disaster, is running for Senate in West Virginia, a Republican official said.
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America's New Energy Diplomacy 28.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Liquefied natural gas exports weaken Russia’s regional influence.
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SandRidge Adopts 'Poison Pill' After Carl Icahn Increases Stake 27.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
SandRidge’s board adopted a so-called poison pill that would make it more difficult for activist investor Carl Icahn to increase his stake as he criticizes SandRidge’s plan to buy Bonanza Creek.
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Germany's Green Energy Meltdown 18.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Voters promised a virtuous revolution get coal and high prices instead.
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Norway Considers Pulling Its $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Out of Oil Stocks 17.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Europe
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund said it may stop buying oil and gas stocks, a move that would deprive the energy sector of investment from a $1 trillion asset manager.
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Total Expands Natural Gas Business with $2 Billion Deal 9.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Oil giant Total SA has agreed to buy French utility Engie SA’s liquefied-natural gas business for as much as $2 billion in a deal that would eventually make it the second-largest LNG player among Western energy firms.
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Big Oil Set for Bumper Profits Despite Cheap Crude 21.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
When some of the world’s largest energy companies report earnings next week, it will provide a glimpse into whether they are improving profitability as oil prices continue to hover around $50 a barrel.
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Chevron Temporarily Suspending Operations in Iraqi Kurdistan 19.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Chevron is temporarily suspending its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, as an Iraqi backlash against Kurdish independence is quickly reordering the region’s booming energy business.
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Australia Retreats on Renewable Power 17.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: World
The Australian government returned coal to the heart of its energy policy, after blaming blackouts and rising power bills on a too-aggressive rollout of renewable sources and a surge in gas exports.
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The Clean Power Plan's Counterfeit Benefits 16.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The Obama EPA claimed its regulation would have a $55 billion payoff. You’ll never believe how.
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Pruitt's Clean Power Break 9.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Dismantling Obama’s regulatory attempt to kill fossil fuels.
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TransCanada Nixes Two Pipelines 6.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
TransCanada Corp’. s decision to end development of two Canadian energy pipelines is another setback for Canadian energy producers, who have been clamoring to get their landlocked oil and gas to markets in Europe and Asia and reduce dependence on the U.S.
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Energy Department Urges Pricing Shift Favorable to Coal, Nuclear 30.9.2017 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Trump administration is urging independent energy regulators to change how electricity is priced, proposing new rules that would bolster revenue for coal-fired and nuclear power plants.
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Origin Energy to Sell Lattice Energy Unit 28.9.2017 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Australia’s Origin Energy Ltd. is selling its conventional oil and gas production business for $1.24 billion to slash debt and focus more on exports of chilled coal seam gas to Asia.
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Wind Power Wins Converts in Rural U.S. 6.9.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Wind power is becoming an economic force in rural communities, a development that is changing the political conversation around renewable energy in many parts of the country.
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Danish Energy Company Is Turning the Page on Oil and Gas 31.8.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
A company whose name stands for Danish Oil and Natural Gas is getting out of both businesses, part of a broader plan to cut its exposure to fossil fuels and produce energy primarily from renewable sources.
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Hurricane Forces Refineries to Shut Down 27.8.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Hurricane Harvey forced refineries that make up nearly 5% of U.S. fuel-making capacity to shut down, and more facilities remained under threat as the storm moved through the heart of the nation’s oil and gas infrastructure.
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