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General Interest 2013 P4

  • 04/17/2013 -- New UAE energy minister seeks energy efficiency
    Concerned about rising domestic oil consumption, the new minister of energy of the United Arab Emirates has called for national-level improvements in energy-use efficiency.
  • 04/16/2013 -- Chatham House report warns against expansion of UK biofuels
    A London think tank study warned against expansion of biofuel use in the UK as the requirement rose to 5% by volume in transportation fuel on Apr. 15 and faced European pressure to increase further.
  • 04/16/2013 -- Montemurro joins Sunshine Oilsands Ltd.
    Mark Montemurro has joined Sunshine Oilsands Ltd., Calgary, as senior vice-president, engineering and geosciences.
  • 04/16/2013 -- MEPs reject reform of carbon emissions trading scheme
    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) defeated a proposal that was intended to stop falling prices of carbon in the carbon-emissions trading scheme through a reform known as backloading.
  • 04/15/2013 -- Centrica, QPI to buy Suncor gas properties
    A joint venture of Centrica PLC and Qatar Petroleum International (QPI) has agreed to acquire the conventional part of Suncor Energy’s natural gas business in western Canada for $1 billion (Can.).
  • 04/12/2013 -- Canada publishes onshore pipeline regulations
    Canada’s National Energy Board has published “Regulations Amending the Onshore Pipeline Regulations, 1999.” The regulations clarify requirements for federally regulated pipelines regarding management systems, with the purpose of protecting the public, workers, and the environment, according to NEB.
  • 04/12/2013 -- MARKET WATCH: Demand concerns end oil market rally
    Oil prices dropped among indications of a weakening economy with front-month crude falling 1.1% Apr. 11, ending a 3-day rally in the New York futures market. However, front-month natural gas futures rose 0.6% after the US Energy Information Administration reported a slightly higher-than-expected withdrawal (OGJ Online, Apr. 11, 2013).
  • 04/11/2013 -- Pemex, CNPC sign MOU for cooperation
    Officials of Petroleos Mexicanos and China National Petroleum Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in oil and natural gas.
  • 04/11/2013 -- Senate confirms Jewell’s nomination as Interior secretary
    The US Senate confirmed Sally Jewell’s nomination as US Interior Secretary on Apr. 10, clearing the way for her to succeed Ken Salazar and lead the federal department during US President Barack Obama’s second term.
  • 04/11/2013 -- Bill due to remove corn ethanol from RFS
    Bipartisan legislation will be introduced to remove corn-based ethanol from the federal Renewable Fuels Standard in 2014, a group of US House members announced on Apr. 10.

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