Why Natural Gas Could Be the Fuel That Changes the World

The first liquefied natural gas tanker ship passed through the expanded Panama Canal on July 25, hauling gas from the U.S. Gulf Coast. The shortcut means less time and money spent getting American gas across the Pacific. Natural gas already has a lot going for it — it’s cheap, burns cleaner than other fossil fuels and it’s plentiful. The new route just adds to why LNG may be the …

SolarReserve: Capture Solar Energy at Night?

Welcome to the future of power generation: at SolarReserve’s 110 megawatt Crescent Dunes solar energy plant in Nevada. Capturing solar power in molten salt – and storing it reliably, with revolutionary US developed technology.…

Why Saudi oil market share is falling | FT Business

In 90 seconds, Financial Times oil and gas correspondent Anjli Raval explains why Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, has lost market share in more than half of the most important countries it sold crude to in the past three years.…

Electric Cars Could Wreak Havoc on Oil Markets Within a Decade

There are more than one billion cars on the road worldwide today, and only one tenth of one percent of them have a plug. OPEC contends that even in the year 2040, EVs will make up just one percent. But don’t be so sure. By 2020, some electric cars and SUVs will be faster, safer, cheaper, and more convenient than their gasoline counterparts. What if people just stop buying oil? In the first e…

Winners and losers in the oil crisis

All around the world, oil producing countries and companies are reeling from the record plunge in oil prices. Al Jazeera looks at some of the biggest winners and losers so far.…