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

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But that's not the case in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates. 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. DON'T MISS: IMF: Fossil Fuels.

Toyota to collaborate in research for the creation of H2-based society in the United Arab Emirates

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Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to collaborate with Masdar, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Air Liquide, and Toyota distributor Al-Futtaim Motors in a joint research program to explore the potential of hydrogen energy use in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the creation of a sustainable, low-carbon society.

Oil is cheap, so Kuwait raised its own gas price to compensate

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oil Middle East energy policy United Arab Emirates Saudi ArabiaCheap gasoline is good news for the economies of most countries, but not those that rely on oil exports. The sustained fall in global prices has led oil-producing countries to search for ways to keep their revenues up. DON'T MISS: Even Saudi Arabia vows to end its.

The Mountain and Mohammed: Halliburton Moves HQ to United Arab Emirates

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CA Hydrogen Stations, 2016 Hyundai Tucson Driven, 2015 Nissan Leaf Deals: Today's Car News

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The United Arab Emirates ends its fuel subsidies, and attempts to bring prices in line with international rates. Today, drivers find that California hydrogen fueling stations often don't work, we sample the 2016 Hyundai Tucson, and the 2015 Nissan Leaf gets bigger discounts. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Ballard to supply two fuel cell modules to Solaris for bus deployments in Europe

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Since starting production in 1996, more than 10,000 Solaris vehicles have been deployed in 28 countries, including Poland, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates. Delivery of Ballard’s next-generation FCvelocity-HD7 power modules to Solaris is planned for later this year. Brief

Petrixo selects UOP Green Fuels technology for renewable jet and diesel in UAE

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UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced that its green fuels process technology has been selected by Petrixo Oil & Gas to produce renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel at a new refinery to be built in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The process technology is capable of processing a variety of renewable feedstocks. Brief

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

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The United Arab Emirates is also completing the 1.5 million bbl/d in 2009-2010. —US EIA. Source: EIA. Click to enlarge.

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

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FILMTEC membranes from Dow Water & Process Solutions are used in some of the most water-challenged areas of the world, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Algeria. Desalination plants with Dow technology produce hundreds of millions of gallons of freshwater per day in many sites around the globe.

Nissan Intends To Sell Leaf EV In The Land Of Oil

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The Renault and Nissan chief is visiting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the hope of establishing a partnership with the country's governments to open

Boeing, UAE partners make progress with oilseed halophytes as feedstock for renewable jet fuel; desert plants fed by seawater

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Earlier post.) Yields on seawater are similar to conventional oilseeds under ideal conditions. times more ash than the solid fraction. 2012). 2014).

EIA ups total shale oil resource estimate by 13% to 419B barrels, shale gas by 4% to 7576 Tcf

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The United Arab Emirates increased oil production by 21% to 3.7 Kazakhstan’s oil production increased by 24% to 1.7

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US and Masdar to Strengthen Cooperation on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Water and Biofuels, and Buildings

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The agreement, signed at DOE by US Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar, builds on ties between the United States and the United Arab Emirates to establish a framework for cooperation in three key areas: carbon capture and sequestration; water and bio-fuels; and building technology.

INPEX and Total launch the $34B Ichthys offshore Australia LNG Project; entire 8.5 Mt/y LNG output already sold for 15 years

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The group has interests in LNG projects in Indonesia, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Angola, and Russia. Location of the Ichthys project. Source: INPEX. Click to enlarge. INPEX is the operator—its first time in that role for a world-class project; Total holds a 24% interest. levels.

Lux: biojet fuel to account for 56% of targeted 2050 CO2 emissions reductions in aviation

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Boeing has established 279 unique ties and 20 initiatives, and has focus on Japan, United Arab Emirates and Mexico.

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Boeing, Aeromexico, Mexican Government collaborate on sustainable aviation biofuel research and development

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Boeing, Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) will collaborate with a biojet program supported by Mexico’s Sector Fund for Energy Sustainability (SENER-CONACYT) to advance research and development of sustainable aviation biofuel in Mexico. Brief

Cellulosic biogasoline company Cool Planet completes second close of D Round, raises another $19.4M; $60M total

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The round added investors from Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Mexico to the existing investor base, including North Bridge Venture Partners, Shea Ventures, BP, Google Ventures, Energy Technology Ventures (GE, ConocoPhillips, NRG Energy), and the Constellation division of Exelon. Brief

Baker Institute: End of the ‘Big Oil giveaway’ is underway in the Persian Gulf

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In recent years, all six Gulf monarchies—Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain—have begun to challenge the notion that citizens are entitled to cheap energy. Across the Gulf, Iran has taken similar steps. The authors said energy subsidies have long outlived their usefulness.

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Honda’s 2016 Pilot features more power, 9-speed option, new drivetrain capabilities

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The engine’s peak output and torque are up 30 hp and 9 lb-ft, respectively, over the previous model. 2016 Honda Pilot. Click to enlarge.

UAE University researchers working on microalgae for biodiesel

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A team of researchers from the Chemical Engineering Department at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) have been working on a project called “Microalgae for Biodiesel” since 2010. The project started with cultivating different species of microalgae to select a suitable strain for biodiesel production. —Dr. —Dr.

U-M solar car team wins Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge

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Starting in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, the event comprised three days of racing through city streets and desert.

New initiative to grow jet biofuel supply chain in UAE; focus on research, feedstock production and refining capability

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Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer (Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company), Total and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in the United Arab Emirates. ADNOC). Brief

Energy ministers agree to help speed up global deployment of carbon capture and storage

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At a meeting in the United Arab Emirates, Ministers at the Clean Energy Ministerial endorsed recommendations from the Carbon Capture, Use and Storage (CCUS) Action Group chaired by Australia and the UK. Recognize the potential of CCS for industrial emission sources and review demonstration opportunities. Brief

IEA: non-OPEC oil supply tops 43 mb/d for first time in decades; global demand to reach 92.4 mb/d in 2014

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Renewed disruptions in Libya and smaller drops in Nigeria, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Venezuela more than offset higher output in Iran, Iraq and Angola. OECD Europe and the United States led the decline. Global demand is now seen advancing by 1.2 mb/d in both 2013 and 2014, to reach 92.4 mb/d in 2014. Brief

New Algerian city to be model for low-carbon urban development in developing world

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million USD, along with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Besides Boughzoul, there are several other initiatives to develop low-carbon cities in other countries, such as Masdar in the United Arab Emirates. Nature Middle East. “Urbanization is a fact of life happening today in developing countries.

New Algerian city to be model for low-carbon urban development in developing world

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million USD, along with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Besides Boughzoul, there are several other initiatives to develop low-carbon cities in other countries, such as Masdar in the United Arab Emirates. Nature Middle East. “Urbanization is a fact of life happening today in developing countries.

Phoenix Motorcars Introducing Electric AWD Phoenix SUT at FedFleet 2010

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Founded in Dubai in 1953, Al Yousuf LLC has become one of the leading commercial groups in the United Arab Emirates. Phoenix Motorcars will present its newly configured Sports Utility Truck (SUT) ( earlier post ) at the FedFleet 2010 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, 13-15 July 2010.

US Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

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Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is the location for the interim headquarters of the new agency. At the end of June, the US signed the Statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency ( IRENA ), thereby increasing the number of countries participating in the organization to 136. Click to enlarge.

IRENA: Mexico can more than quadruple share of renewable energy by 2030

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To date, three other country specific reports have been published including China, the United States and the United Arab Emirates. Mexico can increase the use of renewable energy in its energy mix from 4.4% in 2010 to 21% by 2030, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Brief

Singapore Company Trialing Natural Gas Econic Waste Collection Vehicle

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Sembcorp Industries is one of the largest environmental companies on the Asian continent, and not only takes care of waste disposal in numerous cities and densely populated areas, but is also involved in energy and water supply in Singapore, China, Vietnam, Great Britain, the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

South Korean EV Company to Open Two Production and Distribution Facilities in Pennsylvania

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CT&T has been exporting to China, Canada, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, and the United States since 2005. South Korea-based CT&T Co. intends to open two production and distribution facilities in Pennsylvania. Earlier post.) The vehicles sell for about $12,000.

Rice University lab study suggests foam may maximize enhanced oil recovery efforts

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and the Petroleum Institute of the United Arab Emirates supported the research. Results of a Rice University laboratory study suggests that using foam may maximize enhanced oil recovery (EOR). The open-access paper led by Rice scientists Sibani Lisa Biswal and George Hirasaki is published in the RSC journal Lab on a Chip. Brie

Saudi Aramco, Dow sign Sadara JV Shareholders’ agreement; all units expected to be on line by 2016

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The signing is another major step forward for the $20-billion Sadara petrochemical complex, which will comprise 26 manufacturing units, several of which constitute “mega projects” in themselves. First production units are expected to come on line in the second half of 2015. All units are expected to be up and running in 2016.

Researchers identify two novel ways bubbles form in foam; potential benefit for enhanced oil recovery

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the Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company), the Petroleum Institute of the United Arab Emirates and the US Department of Energy funded the research.

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Etihad Airways and partners launch roadmap for sustainable aviation biofuels in UAE

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Etihad Airways, together with Boeing, Total, Takreer and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, launched a joint industry roadmap for the sustainable production of aviation biofuels in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Earlier post , earlier post.). SPK is approved for use up to 50% when mixed with conventional jet fuel.

US joins International Renewable Energy Agency

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The agency is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. For a long time many critics in the UK openly questioned the lack of effort being made by our counterparts stateside to get serious about environmental issues.

Survey says: green cars are in

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The survey, which was conducted in 18 markets including the United Kingdom and the USA, asked more than 13,500 people to forget about money and decide whether they would buy green, dream or in between. The top answer, across all 18 markets, was to buy a green car - 37 per cent of respondents gave this response.

Electric Vehicle Initiative Launched at Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington DC

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As of 20 July, participating governments include China, France, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Other initial partners include the International Energy Agency. Pilot cities. Participating countries may also share experiences from existing pilot projects. Structure.

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Global Automotive Survey Finds Nearly Six in Ten People Prefer Green Cars, Even If Money No Object

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In the United States (US), 35% would buy a dream car, 23% chose green and 19% say their dream car is a green car. Market research firm Synovate released new study findings showing that nearly six in ten people would choose to buy a green car over a dream car, even if money was no object. What you drive says more about you than you think.

Report for IPCC finds renewables could supply up to 77% of global energy by 2050 under most optimistic scenario; need for enabling public policies and investments

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As a comparison, 314 Exajoules is more than three times the annual energy supply in the United States in 2005, which is also a similar level of supply on the Continent of Europe according to various government and independent sources. Biomass and solar are shown as primary energy due to their multiple uses. Source: SRREN. Click to enlarge.