Energy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21612/all en UK opens world's biggest offshore wind farm http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/energy/wind/120209/uk-opens-worlds-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/energy/wind/120209/uk-opens-worlds-biggest-offshore-wind-farm" 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 http://www.globalpost.com New oil discovered off Liberia and Sierra Leone coasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120221/new-oil-discovered-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120221/new-oil-discovered-liberia-and-sierra-leone-coasts" 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 http://www.globalpost.com US, Canada, and Mexico leaders meet to talk energy and trade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/energy/120402/us-canada-and-mexico-leaders-meet-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/energy/120402/us-canada-and-mexico-leaders-meet-talk-energy-and-trade" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Natural gas glut in the US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/energy/120408/natural-gas-glut-the-us After years of booming production, US natural gas firms are scaling back after record low prices and huge surpluses.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/energy/120408/natural-gas-glut-the-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Energy Sun, 08 Apr 2012 20:04:26 +0000 Alexander Besant 5699642 at http://www.globalpost.com Business Insider: Where are the world's largest natural gas reserves? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/energy/120612/business-insider-world-natural-gas-reserve-energy-export 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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/energy/120612/business-insider-world-natural-gas-reserve-energy-export" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Norway gets its power from the moon : Business Insider http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120619/norway-energy-power-moon 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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120619/norway-energy-power-moon" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Arctic oil drilling to be expanded, says Obama administration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120626/arctic-oil-drilling-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120626/arctic-oil-drilling-be-expanded-says-obama-administration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Energy Oil Business Energy Tue, 26 Jun 2012 23:31:37 +0000 Alexander Besant 5709558 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia to break ground on new gas pipeline to Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/121205/russia-south-stream-gas-pipeline-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/121205/russia-south-stream-gas-pipeline-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Diplomacy Energy Europe Russia Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Dan Peleschuk 5728137 at http://www.globalpost.com Eastern Europe says “nyet” to Russian gas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121211/eastern-europe-russia-gas-gazprom-south-stream <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121211/eastern-europe-russia-gas-gazprom-south-stream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Diplomacy Energy Europe Germany Politics Poland Russia Wed, 12 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 5728722 at http://www.globalpost.com