Tag Archives: Regional

Crude by rail provides the West Coast with supply as regional crude oil production falls

June 9, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply MonthlyNote: 2015 reflects the average of January-March 2015. While total U.S. crude oil production increased by nearly 3.2 million barrels per day (b/d) from 2010 to 2014, production in the West Coast region (PADD 5) decreased by 0.1 million b/d, continuing a long-term decline. With […]

Central Africa: Central Africa Bets On Regional Solution to Energy Shortages, Poverty

By Elias Ntungwe Ngalame Yaounde, Cameroon — Central African governments are pushing forward with a cross-border response to meet the region’s swelling need for new energy supplies, which aims to fight poverty and climate change at the same time. Large parts of Central Africa have big potential to generate hydro-electric power, which could help pull […]

Regional differences in China’s vehicle adoption reflect differences in income

January 16, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the 2013 China Statistical Yearbook Note: Vehicle density covers private vehicles, including passenger vehicles, trucks, and other. Oil demand and have increased significantly as private passenger vehicle sales and use have increased. Sales of private passenger vehicles have grown by 29% annually over the past […]

Regional refinery trends evolve to accommodate increased domestic crude oil production

January 15, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration Note: As of January 1, 2014, there were 133 operating refineries with atmospheric crude oil distillation units (ACDU) totaling capacity of 18.9 million barrels per stream day. Heavy capacity denotes refineries with coking capacity; light capacity denotes refineries without coking capacity. Note: . Recent rapid growth in […]

Tanzania: Regional Power Project Planned

By Rose Athumani ZAMBIA, Tanzania and Kenya will soon enjoy reduced electricity costs following the envisaged completion of the ZTK interconnection power project. Three energy ministers from Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya signed a Cooperation Agreement in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday, binding their respective countries to the implementation of the power project which will also […]

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative auction prices continue to rise

September 18, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on September 3 marked the 25th auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission allowances by the program covering nine states primarily in the northeastern United States. Allowance prices for this auction were $ 4.88, marking the third consecutive auction that prices were at or above $ 4 […]

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