Climax Portable Machining & Welding Systems http://climaxportable.com/es/ Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:14:10 +0000 es-ES hourly 1 Weekly News Roundup (Aug 29) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-aug-28-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-aug-28-2/#comments Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:14:06 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=33097 Q2 2014 Integrated Oil and Gas Round-Up: Capital Expenditures (Forbes)

Vertically integrated oil and gas companies have both upstream as well as downstream operations.

 

Renewable Energy Capacity Grew At Fastest Pace Ever In 2013 (Think Progress)

The world’s collective …

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Q2 2014 Integrated Oil and Gas Round-Up: Capital Expenditures (Forbes)

Vertically integrated oil and gas companies have both upstream as well as downstream operations.

 

Renewable Energy Capacity Grew At Fastest Pace Ever In 2013 (Think Progress)

The world’s collective capacity to generate renewable power grew at its fastest annual pace ever last year.

 

Soon, Europe Might Not Need Any New Power Plants (Think Progress)

Within a few decades, large-scale, centralized electricity generation from fossil fuels could be a thing of the past in Europe.

 

REPORT: Mining Investments for Chile to Reach $105 Billion By 2023 (Mining Global)

Chile’s mining industry is heating up. According to a new report by the state copper commission Cochilco, investments in the country’s mining sector are expected to reach $105 billion between 2014 and 2023.

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Weekly News Roundup (Aug 22) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-aug-22-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-aug-22-2/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:03:13 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=33047 Germany Approves Sale of Utility’s Oil and Gas Unit to Russians (The New York Times)

The German government has approved the sale of the utility RWE’s oil and natural gas subsidiary, RWE Dea, to a team of Russian investors, the …

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Germany Approves Sale of Utility’s Oil and Gas Unit to Russians (The New York Times)

The German government has approved the sale of the utility RWE’s oil and natural gas subsidiary, RWE Dea, to a team of Russian investors, the company confirmed on Friday.

 

Oil industry on borrowed time as switch to gas and solar accelerates (The Telegraph)

There may be little point battling icebergs to drill in the Arctic, or in trying to extract oil from the ultra-deepwater fields in the mid-Atlantic, beneath layers of salt, three kilometers into the Earth.

 

Renewable Energy Could Hit 36% Of Global Energy Use, But There’s A Biomass Catch (The Energy Collective)

Would you pay $2.50 to double sustainable energy’s share of the global energy market, reduce carbon dioxide emissions 8.6 gigatonnes (Gt), and create 900,000 new net jobs in the energy sector by 2030?

 

Which Is More Scalable, Nuclear Energy Or Wind Energy? (Forbes)

China is the true experiment for maximum scalability of nuclear vs wind. It has a tremendous gap between demand and generation.

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Weekly News Roundup (Aug 15) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-aug-15-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-aug-15-2/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:56:25 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=32776 Democrats Increasingly Backing Oil and Gas Industry (The Wall Street Journal)

Lawmakers in the Party Weigh Benefits of Fracking Boom Against Opposition from Environmentalists

 

UK Oil & Gas Industry’s Gender Diversity Challenge (Forbes)

When it comes to gender diversity …

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Democrats Increasingly Backing Oil and Gas Industry (The Wall Street Journal)

Lawmakers in the Party Weigh Benefits of Fracking Boom Against Opposition from Environmentalists

 

UK Oil & Gas Industry’s Gender Diversity Challenge (Forbes)

When it comes to gender diversity at board and senior management level, the oil and gas sector has a lot to be concerned about.

 

A BHP Billiton Split Showcases Mining’s Old and New (The Wall Street Journal)

Spinning Off Non-Core Assets Would Create Two Very Different Companies

 

UK advances solar power generation (Penn Energy)

The United Kingdom has moved up in the utility solar league reaching 5th place in the world, according to Wiki-Solar.

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Weekly News Roundup (Aug 8) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-aug-8-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-aug-8-2/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:55:03 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=32541 What Can We Learn From Germany’s Solar Experience? (Greentech Media)
Germany may have flown dangerously close to the sun when providing overly generous feed-in tariffs (FITs) for solar PV. But those incentives can be credited with helping the country achieve …

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What Can We Learn From Germany’s Solar Experience? (Greentech Media)
Germany may have flown dangerously close to the sun when providing overly generous feed-in tariffs (FITs) for solar PV. But those incentives can be credited with helping the country achieve a significant milestone on the way to its ambitious goal of reducing carbon emissions by up to 95 percent by the year 2050.

 

The Upstream Unconventional Oil & Gas Supply Chain (Forbes)
A conversation on the unconventional upstream oil & gas supply chain.

 

The rise and fall of nuclear power, in 6 charts (Vox)
Nuclear power is slowly going out of style. Back in 1996, atomic energy supplied 17.6 percent of the world’s electricity. Today that’s down to just 10.8 percent — and it could drop even further in the years ahead.

 

The corporatisation of US green energy: a double-edged sword worth billions (The Guardian)
As tax breaks and incentives for renewable energy increase, corporations are entering the green energy landscape

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Weekly News Roundup (August 1) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-august-1-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-august-1-2/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:07:05 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=32484 As Renewable Energy Grows, Wind and Solar Pull Ahead of Hydropower (State Impact)

Wind and solar energy now routinely surpasses hydroelectric generation as an energy source in the United States, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

 

Western sanctions

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As Renewable Energy Grows, Wind and Solar Pull Ahead of Hydropower (State Impact)

Wind and solar energy now routinely surpasses hydroelectric generation as an energy source in the United States, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

 

Western sanctions will affect Russian shipbuilding (Barents Observer)

Western sanctions will not hamper construction of nuclear icebreakers, but can have negative consequences for other Russian civilian shipbuilding.

 

Nathpa Jhakri Hydro power station achieves highest-ever generation in July (The Economic Times)

The 1,500-MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro power station of Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) has achieved highest ever power generation of 1,191.217 million units of electricity against the MoU target of 1,083 MU in July 2014.

 

MX Oil Establishes Mexican Exploration Joint Venture (Rigzone)

Mexico-focused junior explorer MX Oil reported Friday that it has secured a joint venture with Geo Estratos that it has described as “potentially transformational” for the company.

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Weekly News Roundup (July 25) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-july-25-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-july-25-2/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:00:57 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=32457 Productivity Gains Drive Steady Improvement in the Mining Industry (Forbes)

Evidence continues to mount that the worst of a three-year downturn is fading for the mining industry with the world’s second biggest miner, Rio Tinto, reporting better than expected mineral …

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Productivity Gains Drive Steady Improvement in the Mining Industry (Forbes)

Evidence continues to mount that the worst of a three-year downturn is fading for the mining industry with the world’s second biggest miner, Rio Tinto, reporting better than expected mineral production for the June quarter.

 

Global Ranking for Energy Efficiency: US near Bottom, Germany near Top (The Energy Collective)

According to the second International Energy Efficiency Scorecard put out by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Germany ranked first in terms of energy efficiency.

 

European Commission approves German renewable energy law (PV Magazine)

The European Commission has rubber-stamped Germany’s new Renewable Energy Act (EEG) after finding it to be in accordance with EU state aid rules.

 

Geothermal Industry Grows, With Help from Oil and Gas Drilling (The New York Times)

The United States remains the world’s leader in the use of geothermal energy for electric power, followed by the Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico, according to a report released in April by the Geothermal Energy Association.

 

Innovation Hubs Are Accelerating American Manufacturing (Forbes)

The Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Report on Business shows that 15 of 18 manufacturing industries grew in June, and a composite index based on five industry indicators shows a steady expansion in manufacturing for the 13th consecutive month.

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Weekly News Roundup (July 18) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-july-18/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-july-18/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:34:26 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=32402 10 things you should know about investment in renewable energy (The Guardian)

In a recent panel, experts shared their thoughts on how to increase investment in renewables amid falling prices, policy uncertainty and emerging tech.

 

Funding announced for new

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10 things you should know about investment in renewable energy (The Guardian)

In a recent panel, experts shared their thoughts on how to increase investment in renewables amid falling prices, policy uncertainty and emerging tech.

 

Funding announced for new oil and gas industry regulator (BBC)

The UK government is to provide £15m in short-term funding to help kick-start a new independent regulator for the North Sea oil and gas industry.

 

The Tortoise and the Hare: How the New York and Mass. Solar Markets Differ, and How They’re the Same (Greentech Media)

New York and Massachusetts have very different solar markets. But as Sara Rafalson explains, they’re learning from each other.

 

Parsley Energy Primed For Oil And Gas Growth Spurt (Nasdaq)

Parsley Energy hit the ground running in its stock market debut this spring.

 

Japan set to re-open first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster (Independent.IE)

A Japanese nuclear plant has won preliminary approval for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, clearing a major hurdle towards becoming the first to restart under the tighter rules.

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Weekly News Roundup (July 11) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-july-11-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-july-11-2/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:13:51 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=32273 SDG&E’s Plan for Replacing Aging Nuclear Power Strikes a Sour Note (Greentech Media)

Last year’s shuttering of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) along the southern California coast set off a pitched debate about the region’s near- and long-term …

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SDG&E’s Plan for Replacing Aging Nuclear Power Strikes a Sour Note (Greentech Media)

Last year’s shuttering of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) along the southern California coast set off a pitched debate about the region’s near- and long-term energy future.

 

IEA: US Oil Boom To Extend Into 2015, Risks High (Rigzone)

Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday

 

Why Big Tech Companies Are Investing In Renewable Energy (Forbes)

When it was completed in 2013, the London Array was the largest offshore wind farm in the world, designed to produce a gigawatt of electricity.

 

Oil-and-gas activity spurs strong manufacturing job growth in Texas (Austin Business Journal)

Industrial employment grew 2.5 percent in Texas from May 2013 to May 2014, marking the third straight year the Lone Star State gained manufacturing jobs, according to data from Manufacturers’ News Inc., which compiles databases and directories of manufacturing operations.

 

A Clear Need for Reinvesting in Manufacturing (Brookings)

There is a “clear need for reinvesting in our manufacturing sector to take advantage of some of the broader underlying economic trends”.

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Weekly News Roundup (July 3) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-july-3-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-july-3-2/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:12:59 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=32186 Total launches offshore development and acquires discovery interest (Penn Energy)

Total, together with its partner DONG, has decided to launch the development of the Edradour gas field in the West of Shetland area, and has in addition acquired a 60% …

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Total launches offshore development and acquires discovery interest (Penn Energy)

Total, together with its partner DONG, has decided to launch the development of the Edradour gas field in the West of Shetland area, and has in addition acquired a 60% interest in the neighboring Glenlivet discovery.

 

Will the U.S. See a Major Manufacturing Revival? (Wall Street Journal)

There are considerable opportunities for a U.S. revival, particularly in advanced industries such as chemicals, automobiles and aerospace where the U.S. runs a $250 billion trade deficit—one of the only advanced economies to do so.

 

German solar power production grew by 28% in H1, 2014; Share of renewables in electricity generation exceeds 30% (Solar Server)

Energy generation of German solar PV installations increased by 28% compared to the first half of 2013, wind grew by around 19% according to new figures published by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE, Freiburg).

 

Gulf to offer largest ship repair capacity outside of China (Zawya)

Biennial Seatrade Middle East Maritime conference returns to Dubai to highlight capacity and diverse range of refit, repair and refurbishment that Gulf dry dock operations now offer.

 

Surge in Seismic Activity Tied to Oil and Gas Extraction (Wall Street Journal)

Scientists say that a recent surge of low-magnitude earthquakes in Oklahoma is likely the result of the underground disposal of vast quantities of wastewater generated by oil and gas extraction.

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Weekly News Roundup (June 27) http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-june-27-2/ http://climaxportable.com/es/weekly-news-roundup-es/weekly-news-roundup-june-27-2/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:02:12 +0000 http://climaxportable.com/?p=32162  

New initiative offers threat collaboration for oil, gas industry (SC Magazine)

A new initiative encouraging information sharing among the oil and gas industries has been launched Thursday in an effort to curb threats aimed at critical infrastructure sectors.

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New initiative offers threat collaboration for oil, gas industry (SC Magazine)

A new initiative encouraging information sharing among the oil and gas industries has been launched Thursday in an effort to curb threats aimed at critical infrastructure sectors.

 

German Lawmakers Vote to Reduce Renewable-Energy Subsidies   (Bloomberg)

German lawmakers backed an extensive revision of the country’s EEG clean-energy law to curb subsidies and slow gains in power prices that are the second-costliest in the European Union.

 

Why The Manufacturing Skills Gap Is Serious (Manufacturing.net)

In an industry that has yet to recover the jobs lost in the recession, we’re dealing with vacancies in the skilled trades that threaten to derail production growth and sector expansion.

 

3 Key Themes, and 3 Picks, in the Energy Sector (Morningstar)

The convergence of gas pricing toward a world price, courtesy of LNG, promises to be one of the more dynamic themes in energy over the next five years.

 

China Leads the Way in Renewable Energy Growth (Nature World News)

Having long been one of the world’s top polluters, it might be surprising to learn that China has been, and remains the world’s largest user of renewable energy (RE) products and technological advances, leading a 25 percent global increase in size of the RE market since 2012.

 

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