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reuters.com - Nerijus Adomaitis - UPDATE 3-Norway awards oil and gas exploration rights to 30 firms
UPDATE 3-Norway awards oil and gas exploration rights to 30 firms
Reuters

* For full list of awards, click bit.ly/3sCuDOp (Adds reaction, background) OSLO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Norway awarded 61 offshore exploration blocks to 30 oil firms in its latest pre-defined areas (APA) licensing round as it seeks to find more…

kansascity.com - Mike Stunson - Why are gas prices increasing? National average nearing pre-pandemic level
Why are gas prices increasing? National average nearing pre-pandemic level
KansasCity.com

Gas prices have slowly been increasing since the November general election, but a leading analyst says the reasons aren't all political. The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas Tuesday morning is $2.38, up 16.3 cents from last…

businessinsider.com - Grace Kay - New electric-car battery charges as fast as filling up gas tank
New electric-car battery charges as fast as filling up gas tank
Business Insider

An electric-car battery that can be charged in five minutes was announced on Monday. Standard electric-vehicle batteries take about 8 hours to fully charge. The faster-charging capability would make EVs more accessible to the general public. Visit…

cnbc.com - Abigail Ng - Natural gas prices in Asia may have peaked after recent highs, Eurasia Group says
Natural gas prices in Asia may have peaked after recent highs, Eurasia Group says
CNBC

Published Tue, Jan 19 2021 1:41 AM EST The jump in natural gas prices in Asia has been 'pretty extreme' but will not last much longer, said Henning Gloystein of Eurasia. Natural gas prices in Asia have surged more than 1,000% since July, hitting…

bloomberg.com - Jennifer A Dlouhy - In Switch, Chamber of Commerce Endorses Climate Action, Possible Carbon Tax
In Switch, Chamber of Commerce Endorses Climate Action, Possible Carbon Tax
Bloomberg

The Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday embraced tougher action to combat climate change through carbon taxes, emissions caps or other “market-based” policies -- the latest shift by the nation's biggest business lobbying group as it pivots…

bgr.com - Chris Smith - This electric car battery recharges as quickly as you can fill a gas tank
This electric car battery recharges as quickly as you can fill a gas tank
BGR

Israeli company StoreDot mass-produced the first electric car battery that can reach a full charge in just five minutes, or as long as it takes to fill up gas and diesel cars. The battery would require much higher-powered chargers to reach full…

slashgear.com - Shane McGlaun - Magnetic highways are contributing to gas and dust ejection in Messier 82
Magnetic highways are contributing to gas and dust ejection in Messier 82
SlashGear

Scientists have been searching for what's fueling the ejection of gas and dust out of Messier 82, known as the Cigar galaxy. Astronomers know the galaxy has thousands of stars coming into existence that drive a powerful super wind that blows matter…

qz.com - Michael J. Coren - This is the year oil companies finally invest in geothermal
This is the year oil companies finally invest in geothermal
Quartz

No one is better at digging holes than the oil and gas sector. Over the last century, the industry has perfected the art of extracting fossil fuels many miles below the surface. Its future, however, may be in digging for heat. The prospects for…

bloomberg.com - Jennifer A Dlouhy - Bernhardt Predicts Trump's Arctic Oil Leases Will Survive Biden
Bernhardt Predicts Trump's Arctic Oil Leases Will Survive Biden
Bloomberg

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said he expects both political and legal constraints to get in the way of President-elect Joe Biden's pledges to block new oil and gas permitting on federal land. “You can write a lot of executive orders…

nytimes.com - Lisa Friedman - Court Voids a 'Tortured' Trump Climate Rollback
Court Voids a 'Tortured' Trump Climate Rollback
The New York Times

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down the Trump administration's plan to relax restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, paving the way for President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. to enact new and stronger…

gainesville.com - Debra Trione, Gainesville Sun - GRU's natural gas push contradicts climate goal
GRU's natural gas push contradicts climate goal
Gainesville Sun

Gainesville Regional Utilities is on a misguided mission to promote natural gas. On its website you can read what at first sounds like a joke: “With natural gas, water heats up twice as fast and stays hot longer! Clothing dries more quickly…

dispatch.com - Rick Rouan, The Columbus Dispatch - Could Ohio pause new construction? Gas tax revenue lags as drivers stay home in pandemic
Could Ohio pause new construction? Gas tax revenue lags as drivers stay home in pandemic
The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio could hit the brakes on major new road construction because of lower state gas tax collections — yet another effect of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jack Marchbanks recommended in his…

bloomberg.com - EPA's Industry-Friendly Climate Rule Struck Down by Court
EPA's Industry-Friendly Climate Rule Struck Down by Court
Bloomberg

The EPA's industry-friendly climate rule for power plants violates federal law, the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday in a searing defeat for the Trump administration's deregulatory agenda. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit…

bloomberg.com - Ewa Krukowska - The EU Carbon Market Perks Up After Years in the Doldrums
The EU Carbon Market Perks Up After Years in the Doldrums
Bloomberg

Photographer: Science Photo Library/Alamy Sixteen years ago, Europe introduced a market based on what was then a revolutionary notion: forcing companies to cut greenhouse gas emissions by issuing credits that allow them to pollute up to a certain…

bgr.com - Chris Hachey - Best Gas Canister
Best Gas Canister
BGR

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