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Debris from clean energy is causing huge environmental damage

Debris from clean energy is causing huge environmental damage

Most of the worlds continuous uninterruptable electricity generation is by coal, natural gas, hydropower, and nuclear. The primary usage of crude oil is for the manufacture of derivatives for thousands of products and fuels for transportation …

China starts heating season. Demand for gas and coal grows due to cold weather

China starts heating season. Demand for gas and coal grows due to cold weather

Northern China is seeing an early start to the winter heating season due to falling temperatures, which will boost demand for coal, natural gas and electricity sooner-than-expected and is bullish for fuel prices at a time when global supply remains tight, according to market participants and traders

EIA calls time on fossil fuel era

EIA calls time on fossil fuel era

The International Energy Agency (IEA) published a report sketching out a ‘net-zero-by-2050 scenario’ it deems still attainable, Modern Diplomacy writes. Clearly, this and similar proposal will not lead to any true change as long as growth relies on depletable resources

Eurasia Group: China's shift from coal to gas raised price of blue fuel by 1,000%

Eurasia Group: China's shift from coal to gas raised price of blue fuel by 1,000%

China’s shift from coal to gas is a “big overlooked factor” in record high natural gas prices, according to political risk consultancy Eurasia Group. Henning Gloystein, director of energy, climate and resources at Eurasia said millions of households in China were estimated to have moved from coal to natural gas for heating their homes in 2020. The majority of those transitions happened in the last quarter of the year, just before winter arrived, he told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Monday

Poland’s state companies refuses to buy Russian coal

Poland’s state companies refuses to buy Russian coal

Poland’s state companies will no longer buy coal in Russia, State Asset Minister Jacek Sasin said. "I can say that I have completed negotiations with the executives of state companies on the issue and they …

Mine worker dies in accident in Georgia's Imereti

Mine worker dies in accident in Georgia's Imereti

A mine worker has died in Chiatura, the Imereti region of western Georgia, yesterday evening.  The tragic accident happened at the Darkveti mine at around 10 pm, claiming the life of Gaga Botchorishvili, 26. The …

Coal mine collapses in Turkey's Mugla

Coal mine collapses in Turkey's Mugla

A coal mine collapsed in Turkey’s Mugla province, the Turkish media reported. According to preliminary information, three miners remain under the rubble, the rescue work is underway. In total, there are 740 coal mines in …

Russia's coal export reach record highs

Russia's coal export reach record highs

Russia's coal export exceeded 200 million tons in 2018, surpassing a Soviet record, Russian Deputy Minister of Energy Anatoly Yanovsky said. In late December of last year, Russian Energy Minister …

Russia to set coal production record

Russia to set coal production record

Russia can top a soviet coal production record of 420 million tonnes in 2018, while investments may amount to 130 billion rubles a year, Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak said, speaking at a meeting with government officials and top managers of energy companies.

PetroChina looks to secure LNG from world’s biggest exporter

PetroChina looks to secure LNG from world’s biggest exporter

As Chinese demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) surges amid the coal-to-natural gas switch, companies are looking to secure supplies—and one of the biggest Chinese firms is turning to the world’s biggest LNG exporter, Qatar. As …

VostokCoal and OTECO hub to be new leader in PCI supply

VostokCoal and OTECO hub to be new leader in PCI supply

OTECO and VostokCoal created a global hub in the Taman port aimed to supply blended coals for pulverized coal injection (PCI) to the world market, according to the official website of the VostokCoal management company. Blended …

Kazakh coal miners stage sit-in

Kazakh coal miners stage sit-in

About 700 coal miners in Kazakhstan are demanding to improve working conditions and a wage rise, the minister of Labor and Social Protection of Kazakhstan Tamara Duisenova said. "According to latest data submitted …