Tag Archives: growing

Growing global liquids inventories reflect lower crude oil prices

August 24, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, , August 2015 Continued growth in global production of petroleum and other liquids has outpaced consumption growth since August 2014, resulting in rising global liquids stocks. Total global liquids inventories are estimated to have grown by 2.3 million barrels per day (b/d) through the first seven months […]

Growing U.S. HGL production spurs petrochemical industry investment

January 29, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information AdministrationNote: Includes only announced projects. Some high-risk projects excluded based on feasibility questions. Between 2014 and 2018, U.S. petrochemical capacity expansion projects are projected to increase domestic demand for and favorable petrochemical feedstock prices in the United States relative to the international market. The petrochemical industry uses hydrocarbon […]

Energy for growing and harvesting crops is a large component of farm operating costs

October 17, 2014 Source: 2013 (ARMS) The U.S. agriculture industry used nearly 800 trillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy in 2012, or about as much primary energy as the entire state of Utah. Agricultural energy consumption includes energy needed to grow and harvest crops and energy needed to grow livestock. Crop operations consume much […]

Ethiopia: In Search for Power, Ethiopia Turns to Growing Sugar

By E.G. Woldegebriel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — Eating and drinking in Ethiopia involves a lot of sugar, from the quintessentially Ethiopian buna (coffee) ceremony to the fare in pastry shops. But it’s expensive to import. Now the government has embarked on an ambitious project to grow more sugar to meet that demand – but also […]

Privately owned generators play a growing role in Mexico’s electricity supply

May 30, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the Comisión Reguladora de EnergiaNote: Distributed or self-supplied generation as well as cogeneration facilities in Mexico are largely concentrated at industrial facilities. Other electric capacity that is not owned by the state-owned corporation includes small generators and capacity designed to import or export electricity across […]

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