Energy en UK opens world's biggest offshore wind farm <p> Walney&rsquo;s 102 Siemens turbines were installed in a record five months as part of the government&rsquo;s push to establish the UK as the global leader in international wind.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Europe Technology news United Kingdom Wind Business Energy Europe Wind Technology United Kingdom Thu, 09 Feb 2012 17:44:08 +0000 Luke Browne 5691100 at New oil discovered off Liberia and Sierra Leone coasts <p> Drillers converged on West African shores five years ago after one of the continent&rsquo;s biggest oil fields was discovered off Ghana.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Energy Liberia Sierra Leone Business Energy Tue, 21 Feb 2012 20:57:08 +0000 Luke Browne 5692758 at US, Canada, and Mexico leaders meet to talk energy and trade The leaders of the US, Mexico and Canada met Monday in a summit at the White House to discuss energy and trade as gas prices continue to soar. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canada Energy Mexico Oil United States Diplomacy Energy Politics Canada Mexico United States Mon, 02 Apr 2012 20:52:02 +0000 Alexander Besant 5698918 at Natural gas glut in the US After years of booming production, US natural gas firms are scaling back after record low prices and huge surpluses.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Energy Sun, 08 Apr 2012 20:04:26 +0000 Alexander Besant 5699642 at Business Insider: Where are the world's largest natural gas reserves? Unconventional gas reserves, including shale gas and coal seam methane, are now at least as abundant as conventional reserves, according to the International Energy Agency. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy gas prices natural resources Business Energy Tue, 12 Jun 2012 17:54:00 +0000 Max Nisen, Business Insider 5707637 at Norway gets its power from the moon : Business Insider It turns out that the Scandinavian country best-known as one of the largest oil exporters in the West (12 percent) gets nearly two-thirds of its energy from hydro power — 63%!<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Norway Business Hydro Energy Europe Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:43:00 +0000 Rob Wile, Business Insider 5708444 at Arctic oil drilling to be expanded, says Obama administration The Obama administration signalled Tuesday that it was readying to grant new Arctic drilling rights to Shell.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Energy Oil Business Energy Tue, 26 Jun 2012 23:31:37 +0000 Alexander Besant 5709558 at Russia to break ground on new gas pipeline to Europe <p>MOSCOW &mdash; After years of brinksmanship with European rivals, Gazprom is launching construction Friday on a major new pipeline it hopes will forge greater European dependence on its energy.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20px; ">But at a time of diversifying global energy supplies, experts are split over whether the Russian energy giant&rsquo;s South Stream pipeline will be a boon or drain for the Kremlin.</span></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Diplomacy Energy Europe Russia Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Dan Peleschuk 5728137 at Eastern Europe says “nyet” to Russian gas <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="line-height: 20px; ">KYIV, Ukraine &mdash; Moscow flexed its geopolitical muscles last week with the welding together of two pipes in southern Russia: the formal launch of construction on a new natural gas pipeline to southern Europe.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20px; ">However, it&rsquo;s not clear how well that strategy will work as countries in Central and Eastern Europe that rely heavily on Russian gas begin to diversify their supplies.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20px; ">New alternative sources are pushing down global prices and raising serious questions about Gazprom and its long-term strategy. The energy landscape is changing even in Ukraine, the very symbol of energy dependence on Russia.</span></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Diplomacy Energy Europe Germany Politics Poland Russia Wed, 12 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 5728722 at