In an energy-hungry world, natural gas gaining the most – Axios

Natural gas was the fastest-growing energy source in the world last year — when global energy consumption rose at its fastest pace in nearly a decade, according to a new International Energy Agency report. Driving the news: Natural gas accounted for 45% of all energy consumption growth in 2018. Most regions and many industries, including the […]

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Exclusive: EPA lifts advanced biofuel mandate for 2019 – document | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lifted its annual blending mandate for advanced biofuels by 15 percent for 2019, while keeping steady the requirement for conventional biofuels like corn-based ethanol, according to an agency document seen by Reuters on Thursday.  The mandate includes 4.92 billion gallons for advanced biofuels that can be made […]

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Oil settles at lowest in over a year, with U.S. prices sliding toward $50 – MarketWatch

Oil futures drop Wednesday to settle at their lowest in more than a year, sending U.S. prices sliding toward $50 a barrel, on the back of a 10th straight weekly rise in U.S. crude stockpiles. — Read on http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-prices-churn-as-us-inventory-climb-expected-2018-11-28

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Forecaster: Houston economy has recovered from downturn – HoustonChronicle.com

The Houston economy has largely recovered from the two-year oil downturn that began in 2014 and economic indicators suggest solid growth ahead for the region, according to analysis by a University of Houston economist. The local economy, after struggling in recent years, is again adding jobs at a strong pace, supported by oil prices above […]

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U.S. oil prices at lowest in nearly 8 mos. as domestic crude supplies climb for 7th week in a row – MarketWatch

U.S. oil prices settle lower Wednesday, at the lowest in almost eight months, after a government report revealed that domestic crude supplies rose for a seventh week in a row, and gasoline stockpiles unexpectedly climbed. — Read on http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-prices-improve-from-multimonth-lows-as-weekend-opec-meeting-looms-2018-11-07

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