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Lawmakers told foreign ships threatening US maritime sector

Many of the laws governing American ships — considered some of the most stringent in the world — are not being applied to foreign vessels operating in U.S. waters, a spokesman for the U.S.-flag...

Workshop gathers experts to talk coal reduction

In 2020, China's total coal consumption will reach 3.86 billion tons and coal's share in total primary energy consumption will fall to 55.3 percent, achieving the mandatory 2020 consumption upper limits of 4.1 billion...

ESG ‘green’ push has ship owners seeing green(backs)

If you’re a landlord in a city with escalating housing demand — think San Francisco — you despise most regulations, but there’s one kind you absolutely adore: restrictions on development that curb construction of...

Oil Market Report: Pausing to reflect

The IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2019 published this week highlights the increasing disparity between the calm oil market of today and heightened geopolitical tensions. The calmness is supported by a well-supplied market and high inventories. This...

French parliament to vote again on palm oil biofuel tax breaks

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s parliament will on Friday vote again on whether to remove tax breaks for the use of palm oil as a biofuel, a day after a ruling in favor of maintaining...

French gas networks could mix in green hydrogen in future: operators

The French gas network could be adapted to pipe a mix of natural gas with 20% hydrogen from 2030 onwards, as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions, operators said on Friday. Hydrogen produces water...

Wärtsilä and PSA Marine collaborate to achieve clean energy shipping

The technology group Wärtsilä and Singapore-based PSA Marine have agreed to collaborate in the co-creation of smart technologies for the marine sector. The focus will be on solutions that are human-centric and deployable. The...

U.S. oil and gas producers to slash spending for second straight year in 2020

The U.S. shale industry plans another spending freeze next year, and a sharp slowdown in production growth, as prolific oil and natural gas output has pressured prices and squeezed profits. Blistering growth in shale fields...

KOMIPO Signs MOU with Doosan Fuel Cell to Verify Application of ORC System to...

Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) announced on Nov. 14 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Doosan Fuel Cell to jointly verify the application of an organic Rankine cycle (ORC) system to...

Study sounds alarm on climate change for future generations

A child born today faces multiple and life-long health harm from climate change, growing up in a warmer world with risks of food shortages, infectious diseases, floods and extreme heat, a major global study...