Oil prices steadied on Friday as sluggish economic growth in China, the world's biggest crude importer, raised concerns over fuel demand and countered optimism from the signing of a China-U.S. trade deal.
Oil prices edged higher on Friday but were set to end the week broadly steady as sluggish economic growth in China, the world's biggest crude importer, raised concerns about fuel demand and countered optimism from the signing of a China-U.S. trade deal.
U.S. refiners are scooping up cheap high-sulfur fuel oil for processing from Russia and the Baltic states as they take advantage of new shipping rules that have cut demand for the dirtier marine fuel, according to oil traders and shipping data.
Oil prices were steady on Friday as reports of sluggish economic growth in China, the world's biggest crude importer, raised concerns about future fuel demand and countered optimism from the signing of the Sino-U.S. trade deal earlier in the week.
China's crude oil throughput rose to a record high in 2019 following the start-up of two mega-refineries, official data showed on Friday, with December posting the highest daily run-rate on record.
Oil prices were steady on Friday as investors braced for data expected to show China's economic growth last year slid to its slowest pace in 29 years, holding on to gains for now after Washington and Beijing inked a long-awaited trade deal.
After a brief jump to over $70 a barrel, the price of Brent crude has subsided again
Scotiabank this week forecast 2020 growth of 1.6 per cent for Alberta
UK looks to offshore wind for green energy transition
The U.K. is a major player in the offshore wind sector.
Too often its not the technology that fails but the capital.
/PRNewswire/ -- ARTH-Wind, the leading provider of wind blade inspections and consulting in South America, is proud to announce that Mr. Lucas dos Santos will...
The country is well on its way to becoming carbon neutral.
Global investments into renewables finished 2019 with a slight gain, after a dismal first half of the year.BloombergNEF reported Monday that the worldwide total topped $282 billion, up 1% from 2018, driven by a late surge in offshore wind projects off the coasts of China and Europe.The numbers: Nations invested more than $138 billion into wind projects, up 6% from the previous year, including nearly $30 billion for offshore farms.
Clean energy investment in the United States surged to a fresh record of $55.5 billion last year, despite the government's attempts to roll back supportive policies, a report showed on Thursday.
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:
Regional Community Energy Fund never opened and Gladys Berejiklians government refusing to explain why
/PRNewswire/ -- Longroad Energy, a US-based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, announced today the financial close and start of the repowering of...
As some communities grapple with rising recycling costs, readers see ways to keep up resolve.
Burning waste at the tip caused "significant risk to air quality", the Environment Agency says.
Two-thirds of London boroughs are recycling less than the national average, government figures show.
From the Facebook group Quartzsite Happenings A couple months back as I was driving to the claim, a coyote, running across a wash, caught my eye because of the large white garbage bag in his mouth. A little farther down the road I see this. It is within spitting distance from town in a DAY …
The man in the tattered shirt, biceps bulging as he pulls an enormous bag of waste behind him on a trolley. The blaring horns as cars slide by, annoyed at the intrusion in their lane. The furtive WhatsApp messages on community channels, "Are these waste pickers dangerous? I don't like them digging through my trash "
What starts as wonder turns to despair as I worry about our future.
While news about our global environment can be overwhelming, there are some steps you can take locally to do your part.
Letters: Dr Yoriko Otomo on the difficulty of not buying any plastic for a week, and Carol Taylor on a brilliant mobile shop in Derbyshire
No one wants a pigsty on wheels.
Environment minister Jeff Yureks office said the new Resource Productivity and Recycling Authority (RPRA) makes Ontario a less competitive place to do business.
For the fourth consecutive year, the WEF's annual meeting in Davos will be carbon-neutral, according to organisers.