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Saudi Arabia will have $2 trillion to figure out an economy after oil

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Oil-rich Saudi Arabia could find itself in a vulnerable position if world economies shift away from fossil fuels for transportation over the coming decades. oil Middle East energy policy transportation policy Saudi ArabiaThe government is creating a Public Investment Fund that will eventually control $2.

Saudi Arabia Plans Emission Cuts.That Don't Reduce Fossil-Fuel Use

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Saudi Arabia may be one of the most oil-rich nations on the planet, but even this Middle Eastern country is planning to cut its carbon emissions. That's because as other countries work to reduce oil consumption, the Saudi government is worried about what effect efforts to combat climate change will have on its national economy.

Even Saudi Arabia vows to end its 'addiction to oil'

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Oil-rich Saudi Arabia is now starting to contemplate a future in which gasoline and diesel now longer power the majority of the world's cars. It's part of a plan known as "Vision 2030" that Saudi Arabia. oil Middle East energy policy transportation policy Saudi Arabia

What does OPEC think about electric cars? Same as Exxon: no threat

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oil plug-in cars Saudi Arabia ExxonJust over five years after the first modern electric cars went on sale in significant numbers, they have become firmly entrenched in the marketplace. Carmakers are planning more electric models to satisfy both consumer demand and increasingly-strict emissions standards.

Saudi Arabia Uses Your Gas Dollars To Fund.Solar Energy

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Renewable energy, especially solar, is making inroads into the U.S. power grid, but it's a very slow process. And especially in the wake of the Solyndra collapse, it's one fraught with political wrangling. But there's another country that plans to invest heavily in solar power, hoping to provide fully 30 percent of its energy needs from the sun in

Opinion: Saudi Arabia Continues To Turn Screws On US Shale

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Saudi Arabia continues to ratchet up production, taking market share away from US shale producers. According to OPEC's latest monthly oil report , Saudi Arabia boosted its oil output to 10.31 In other words, as Saudi Arabia ramps up, US shale is being forced to cut back. by James Stafford of Oilprice.com.

Era Of Cheap, Subsidized Gasoline To End In United Arab Emirates

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oil Middle East energy policy United Arab Emirates Saudi ArabiaGlobal oil prices have remained fairly low for most of this year, which should be good news for people in most of the industrialized world. But that's not the case in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates. DON'T MISS: IMF: Fossil Fuels.

Dow to invest in water desalination and reuse technologies in Saudi Arabia

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The Dow Chemical Company plans to invest in a best-in-class manufacturing facility for Dow FILMTEC reverse osmosis (RO) elements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Shoaiba Barge SeaWater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) plant is one of Saudi Arabia’s largest RO seawater desalination plants and utilizes FILMTEC membrane elements.

Jordan Wants To Boost Electric-Car Adoption; Solar Charging To Come

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Located between Israel and Saudi Arabia, Jordan isn''t generally thought of in connection with electric cars, but its government hopes to change that with a combination of incentives and infrastructure buildup. Jordan may soon join the list of countries that heavily promote electric cars.

Opinion: Oil Price War May Benefit both US Shale and Saudi Arabia

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The US shale oil industry faces an implacable foe in the current crisis: Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is uniquely positioned to withstand low oil prices given that inside sources say the country has nearly $800 billion in reserves to weather the storm. by Michael McDonald on Oilprice.com. Source: [link]. Oil Opinion

Aramco opens R&D center in Detroit area; fuels research with focus on novel fuels/engines systems for reduced CO2

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The Aramco Research Center-Detroit was inaugurated as one of three US-based research and development (R&D) centers aimed at expanding the global research capabilities of Saudi Aramco, the leading global integrated energy and chemicals company. Nasser, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco. The new facility, located in Novi, Mich.,

Elektromotive Lands EV Infrastructure Deal with KAUST in Saudi Arabia

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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology ( KAUST ), a new graduate-level research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, has commissioned UK-based Elektromotive to install 150 Elektrobay charging stations across its campus by September 2009—one of the largest single EV infrastructure deals so far.

Elektromotive to make breakthrough in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia is probably the last place you’d expect to see a concerted shift towards emission free motoring - after all, the Kingdom is the world’s leading oil producer and exporter. Understandably, Elektromotive’s managing director Calvey Taylor-Haw is excited about the deal.

Gasoline demand rises in U.S., China, and India; more growth expected

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So even though Saudi Arabia has refused to constrain its production to. Gasoline prices, which fell below $2 a gallon in many parts of the United States over the winter, have been slowly rising again. Green Gasoline India fuel consumption oil supply and demand

Fuel efficient car prices reach their peak

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Green cars Latest news crude oil prices fuel efficient car prices fuel efficient cars Kelley Blue Book Kelley Blue Book prices Saudi ArabiaWith petrol prices starting to fall, so at last are the prices for fuel efficient vehicles.

Afghanistan to power electric cars?

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Afghanistan could become the ‘Saudi Arabia of lithium’ an internal memo from the US Pentagon hints after new research revealed that the country has vast reserves of the valuable mineral.

Opinion: The Saudi Oil Price War Is Backfiring

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Saudi Arabia has long enjoyed the status of being the top crude oil exporter in the world. Is Saudi Arabia losing the oil price war? “It

EIA: nearly 69% of US crude oil imports in 2011 originated from 5 countries; Canada alone accounted for 25%

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The amount of crude oil the United States imported from its top five foreign suppliers—Canada, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Venezuela, and Nigeria—increased slightly during 2011, even though total US crude oil imports fell to their lowest level in 12 years, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Saudi Arabia.

Opinion: Oil Market ShowdownCan Russia Outlast The Saudis?

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November 27, oil consuming countries will celebrate the first anniversary of the Saudi decision to let market forces determine prices. and $50.36

Opinion: China To Continue Expanding Its Influence In The Oil And Gas Sector

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In 2009, for the first time, Saudi Arabia exported more of its oil to China than it did to the U.S. China also made large investments in Saudi Arabia’s oil refining industry as well. by John Manfreda for Oilprice.com. Since 2009, China has been taking a much more active role in its pursuit of international oil contracts.

New statistical method to detect ozone pollution hot spots and monitor instrument failure; combining PCA and MEWMA

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A new statistical method developed by researchers at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia) can detect abnormal ozone levels within large bodies of monitored data. Ozone is the reactive form of oxygen that contains three atoms per molecule (O 3 ) rather than the normal two. —Harrou et al. Sun, Y.

What Does The Next OPEC Meeting Have In Store?

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The next OPEC meeting on the 2nd of June will act as little more than a forum for continued altercations between Saudi Arabia and Iran. OPEC interactions have become a direct altercation between Saudi Arabia and Iran, with the remaining members reduced to mere observers. by Rakesh Upadhyay for Oilprice.com.

Kelley Blue Book reports that values for fuel-efficient used vehicles have peaked

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On 8 June 2011, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) announced that crude oil production would be held constant; however, on 10 June 10, 2011, Saudi Arabia broke rank announcing that it would increase crude oil production to 10 million barrels per day (13% more than May levels). today. Segment Weekly change.

Are The Saudis About To Reveal The Best Kept Secret In Oil?

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Saudi Arabia is preparing to unveil how much oil it holds, a closely guarded state secret that has been kept quiet for decades. The decision to bring such important data to light comes as Saudi Aramco is preparing to partially privatize its assets, an IPO that could bring in some $100 billion. But nobody knows except the Saudis.

IEA says oil supplies may not keep up with demand

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Saudi Arabia will remain one of the largest and most important oil producers in the world, but it probably won’t be able to ramp up production much beyond its current levels. by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. China and India. And that should raise some alarm. Instead, much of the world’s hopes are pinned disproportionately on Iraq.

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US EIA reminder: Strait of Hormuz world’s most important oil chokepoint; almost 20% of oil traded worldwide

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Other alternate routes could include the deactivated 1.65-million bbl/d Iraqi Pipeline across Saudi Arabia (IPSA), and the deactivated 0.5

Iran negotiations, OPEC meeting loom for oil markets

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There has been a flurry of diplomatic activity behind the scenes in the last few weeks as OPEC members plead their case with Saudi Arabia to cut back production. by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. As November draws to a close, there are two major events that could profoundly change the oil markets. And sanctions have taken their toll.

EIA: China is now the world’s largest net importer of petroleum and other liquid fuels

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Saudi Arabia continues to be the largest supplier of crude oil to China and in 2013 provided 19% of China’s 5.6 Click to enlarge. Brief

New self-propelled robotic device pinpoints leaks in pipes more accurately than existing methods

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The concept was presented at two recent international conferences, and has been described in several recent papers. Source: Chatzigeorgiou et al.

PwC analysis finds meeting 2 C warming target would require “unprecedented and sustained” reductions over four decades

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Other G20 (Australia, Korea, EU, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Argentina). per year through 2050. Click to enlarge. —PwC report.

Fisker reports more than $100M in revenue Jan-Apr 2012; more than $1B in funding since 2007

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Al-Futtaim and its network of experienced retailers will allow Fisker to reach customers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Egypt. The EVer (Electric Vehicle extended range) powertrain of the Fisker Karma. Click to enlarge. We are encouraged by solid demand for the Karma, our unique extended-range luxury model. Karma.

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OPEC’s Output Freeze: What Has Changed Since Doha?

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This is a delicate balancing act that the Saudis need to play very carefully. Saudi Arabia. by Rakesh Upadhyay for Oilprice.com.

Saudis Expand Price War Downstream

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In June 2015, Saudi Arabia pumped a record 10.564 million barrels a day, a record level. by Gaurav Agnihotri for Oilprice.com.

Day Of Reckoning For US Shale Will Have To Wait

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Moreover, Saudi Arabia and Russia have both increased production to their highest levels since the early 1990s.” Not only are Russia and Saudi Arabia keeping production elevated, new gains in oil production from the Middle East could offset any declines in the United States. by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com.

Rosneft and ExxonMobil start drilling in the Arctic Kara Sea

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The Kara Sea is part of the Arctic Ocean north of West Siberia. Earlier post.). Click to enlarge. —President Putin. Click to enlarge. Brief

Opinion: Saudis Planning For A War Of Attrition In Europe With Russia’s Oil Industry

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Russia sends 70 percent of its oil to Europe, but Saudi Arabia has been making inroads in the European market amid the oil price downturn.

An OPEC Deal Extension Isn’t As Simple As It Sounds

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OPEC producers—especially Saudi Arabia, which shoulders the biggest share of cuts—are desperately trying to maintain their most important market shares such as those in Asia , while measuring exports bound for other destinations in its attempt to comply with the production cuts. by Tsvetana Paraskova for Oilprice.com.

Opinion: Saudis Could Face An Open Revolt At Next OPEC Meeting

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A CNBC poll of oil traders, analysts, and major fund investors, aired on CNBC August 17, showed 95 percent believing the Saudis will not alter course.

Carbon capture won’t clean up tar sands

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Canada’s proven tar sands reserves are 173 billion barrels of oil, second only to Saudi Arabia. Carbon capture technology will not solve the climate change threat posed by the expansion of tar sands developments, a damning new report warns today. The industry’s response was that CCS would address this threat.

Opinion: Crushing the US energy export dream

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billion barrels) in the world with only 19% of Canada’s reserves and 12% of Saudi Arabia’s reserves. by Arthur E. Exporting gas is dumb.