India 2nd biggest driver of global energy consumption in 2019: BP Statistical Review

New Delhi: India was second biggest growth driver of primary energy consumption in the world, behind China, in 2019 even though it witnessed fall in demand in oil and coal, according to BP Statistical Review released on Wednesday. Global primary energy consumption growth slowed to 1.3 per cent last year, less than half the rate […]

NTPC Group achieves 100 billion units power generation mark

New Delhi: State-run power giant NTPC on Saturday said it has achieved 100 billion units (BU) of cumulative power generation mark during the ongoing fiscal. NTPC Group has a total installed capacity of 62.9 GW. “NTPC Group has achieved over 100 Billion Units (BUs) of cumulative generation in the current financial year, reinforcing the group’s […]

Tropical Storm Isaias: New Jersey Residents Getting Increasingly Frustrated As They Wait For Power To Be Restored

Concerned you haven’t seen a PSE&G truck in your area? Sometimes the damage may not be near your home or we may make use of personal vehicles w/no markings when assessing damage. We assure you, our crews are working on bringing everyone’s power back as safely+quickly as possible. pic.twitter.com/NS6OELI8VX

Japan’s Seven & i seals $21 billion deal for Marathon Petroleum’s Speedway gas stations

(Reuters) – The Japanese owner of 7-Eleven convenience stores has agreed to buy Marathon Petroleum Corp’s (MPC.N) Speedway gas stations for $21 billion, brushing aside coronavirus concerns to return to the table five months after initially baulking at the deal.

Trump thinks he’s been given vast new powers. Now he’s going to use them

One executive action he signed, which Democrats are sure to fight in court, would extend expanded unemployment benefits at as much as $400 per week — 25% of which states are being asked to cover — instead of the $600 per week Democrats wanted and the $200 per week Senate Republicans suggested. As CNN’s Kristen […]

Detroit Review: A Harrowing Tale of Racial Injustice

Detroit hits you like a punch in the stomach. It is an uneasy film to watch. Bigelow and Boal show the darkest parts of human nature. On one hand, you have the anger and bitterness of the corrupt cops. They are so filled with hatred, their vile actions unfettered by guilt or conscience. Then you […]

Qualcomm launches its most powerful processor, Snapdragon 865 Plus

US-based chipmaker Qualcomm has launched the Snapdragon 865 Plus processor. This chipset is going to be the successor to the Snapdragon 865 SoC, which was launched earlier this year and happened to be the most powerful chipset from the company. The Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset features Qualcomm’s X55 5G modem and fifth-generation Qualcomm AI Engine […]

Nigeria shuns World Bank-backed zero gas flaring summit

The endorsers collectively represent more than 40 per cent of global gas flaring. Every year, around 140 billion cubic meters of natural gas produced together with oil is wastefully burned or “flared” at thousands of oil fields around the world. This results in more than 300 million tons of carbondioxide being emitted into the atmosphere […]

COVID-19: How Crater 365 can promote growth, productivity in oil and gas industry

READ ALSOPoliceman dead, 238 injured as Beirut blast protests turn violent The Nigerian oil industry is one of the largest in Africa and is the single largest contributor to the country’s exports. In 2018, the nation’s crude oil accounted for 68% of all exports. However, the country’s share to it’s GDP has drastically dipped in […]

PG&E ordered to bolster power line inspections and tree trimming oversight

U.S. District Judge William Alsup imposed the mandates Friday as additional conditions on PG&E’s probation arising from the deadly 2010 San Bruno gas pipeline explosion. It comes after months of back and forth among Alsup, PG&E and others as the judge sought further ways to help prevent the company from starting more major wildfires, such […]