Monthly Archives: November 2011

ABB Installs Electric-Vehicle Fast Chargers at BP Service Stations

ZURICH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ABB started installing multiple DC fast-charging systems for electric vehicles (EVs) at some BP service stations in the Netherlands. They will be operated as part of a nationwide charging network.  More »

carbon-credits.ie: New Findings Question the Proper Functioning of the Clean Development Mechanism

Controversial findings will raise new questions about the future of the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), claims Irish-based information website (http://carbon-credits.ie/). As the methodology for the generation of some of the CER carbon credits is being criticised, it will become harder for those in favour of the Kyoto Protocol to advocate the continuation of its mechanisms at the forthcoming climate conference in Durban.

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Libyan official says oil output increasing fast

Libya’s oil production is quickly increasing and now stands at more than 600,000 barrels a day, a prominent Libyan oil expert said.  More »

China launches probe of US renewable energy policy

China’s government announced today a trade probe of whether U.S. support for renewable energy companies improperly hurts foreign suppliers, adding to tensions over an industry seen as an important source of jobs and economic growth.  More »

International New Energy Market (INEM) Formally Going into Operation on November 26th

TONGXIANG, China, Nov. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — On November 26th, International New Energy Market is formally going into operation which is a landmark and important event in the whole industry. INEM has finished its transformation from an idea int…  More »

Franco-Nevada and Lumina Royalty Announce Court Approval of Arrangement

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Franco-Nevada Corporation (TSX:FNV, NYSE:FNV) (“Franco-Nevada”) and Lumina Royalty Corp (“Lumina Royalty”) announced today that Lumina Royalty has obtained a final order from the Supreme Court of British Columbi…  More »

New Brunswick Residents Win Free Heating Oil

Mary Craig of Saint John, New Brunswick and Linda Trenholm of Sackville, New Brunswick have each won a free tank of heating oil in Irving’s “Who Doesn’t Like Free” sweepstakes. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) November 24, 2011 Mary Craig of Saint John,…  More »

Morocco News Agency Launched To Cover Historic Elections

The Morocco News Agency has created an online news site to provide reporting on the November 25 elections. Rabat, Morocco (PRWEB) November 24, 2011 The Morocco News Agency was established in November 2011 in response for a national call for reforms an…  More »

How much does that Thanksgiving meal cost?

Approximately 46 million turkeys will be put into the oven or deep fired today for the Thanksgiving Day feast.  More »

Oil abundance in Canada provokes anxiety

Rivals Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (386) each have bought a piece of Syncrude, one of the dozens of companies that are blasting, digging and steaming soil laden with 143 billion barrels of molasseslike crude called bitumen, Bloomberg Markets magazine reports in its January issue. Only Saudi Arabia, with 264 billion barrels, and Venezuela, with 211 billion, enjoy greater proven reserves, a BP Plc energy review found in June.  More »

Chevron is blocked from oil drilling in Brazil as probe continues

Chevron Corp., the U.S. oil producer operating the $3.6 billion Frade oilfield off the coast of Brazil, was blocked from drilling in the South American country while the government probes a recent spill.  More »

EPA will weigh request to require fracking chemical disclosures

The Environmental Protection Agency said it will weigh rules requiring disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic-fracturing fluids.  More »
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