Tag Archives: Reduce

Sustained low oil prices could reduce exploration and production investment

September 24, 2015 Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Energy Information Administration Note: 2015 data are the average of the first two quarters. Low oil prices, if sustained, could mark the beginning of a long-term drop in upstream oil and natural gas investment. Oil prices reflect supply and demand balances, with increasing prices often […]

U.S. crude oil production growth helps reduce Gulf Coast imports

June 22, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, In recent years, higher domestic production of light, tight crude oil has regions. One of the key characteristics of crude oil is its density, measured by . Less-dense liquids have higher API gravities. Crude oils with API gravities of 35 or above are considered light; 27 to […]

Proposed Clean Power Plan rule would reduce coal production, especially in the West

June 10, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, EIA’s analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan rule shows U.S. coal production falling after the proposed rule takes effect. In 2024 in the Base Policy case, coal production falls to a level last seen in the late 1970s. Total production recovers gradually thereafter, […]

Voluntary agreement continues to reduce energy consumption of television set-top boxes

March 2, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Navigant Consulting, Inc. Note: Assumes set-top box has automatic power down enabled. About 85% of U.S. households have at least one set-top box (STB) designed to deliver subscription-based television service by cable, satellite, or other telecommunication signals, according to 2013 data from the National Cable […]

Zambia: ERB Reduce Fuel Prices Again

By Peter Adamu The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has effective midnight tonight Friday, 30th January announced a Low Sulphur Gasoil price reduction. ERB Board Chairman Pastor Geoff Mwape in a statement issued to QFM News that the price for Low Sulphur Gasoil has been reduced by 83 Ngwee per litre from K10.72 to K9.89 representing […]

Africa: Will Cheaper Oil Reduce Your Grocery Bill?

By Chris Arsenault Rome — After years of high prices, the cost of oil has fallen by around 20 percent in recent months, and some consumers are enjoying cheaper food as a result. International food prices have dropped to their lowest levels since August 2010, a U.N. agency announced on Thursday. Analysts believe falling energy […]

North Dakota aims to reduce natural gas flaring

October 20, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on About one-third of the natural gas North Dakota has produced in recent years has been that decrease the amount of flared gas over the next several years. The first target of 26% flared is set for fourth-quarter 2014, with continued decreases in flaring reaching 10% […]

Ethiopia: Electric Services Installs Transformers to Reduce Power Cuts

By Kaleyesus Bekele In a bid to curb the recurrent power cuts, the Ethiopian Electric Services has installed 248 transformers in Addis Ababa and the regional states. The new transformers are believed to augment the existing old transformers which can hardly cope with the ever- increasing power load. In an exclusive interview with The Reporter, […]

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