Egypt open to import natural gas from Israel, if conditions are met

Price must be right and legal action by Union Fenosa Gas must be dropped

i24news (Israel) 3/5/2015

Egypt is ready to take the controversial step of importing natural gas from Israel, if the price is right and if one of the gas companies involved in the deal drops legal action, Egyptian Oil Minister Sherif Ismail […]

Even Before Long Winter Begins, Energy Bills Send Shivers in New England

Katharine Q. Seelye The New York Times 12/13/2014

…For months, utility companies across New England have been warning customers to expect sharp price increases, for which the companies blame the continuing shortage of pipeline capacity to bring natural gas to the region.

Now that the higher bills […]

Solar Plant Wants to Pay Off Massive Government Loan with Massive Government Grant

Scott Schackford Reason.com 11/11/2014

American taxpayers are on the hook for the Ivanpah solar project out in the California Mojave Desert close to the border of Arizona Nevada. The massive plant received $1.6 billion in loan guarantees from the Department of Energy to build it, out of a total cost of about $2.2 billion.

The […]

Israel-Jordan reach historic gas deal

‘Israel is turning into energy power that will supply its neighbors’ needs’, minister says of $15 billion deal

i24News 9/3/2014

Israel and Jordan are signing an agreement Wednesday for a massive supply of Israeli gas to the Hashemite Kingdom. The deal will reportedly make Israel Jordan’s biggest energy supplier for years to come.

“This is […]

EPA Admits Climate Rule Will Raise Electricity Prices

Michael Bastasch The Libertarian Republic 04 Jun 2014

In 2008, Barack Obama said his energy plan would cause electricity prices to “necessarily skyrocket.” The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest power plant regulations seem designed to do just that.

The EPA’s own regulatory analysis of its rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants says […]

Vladimir Putin Pivots to Asia

Russia’s new energy deal with China undoes the Kissinger-Nixon achievement.

Charles Krauthammer National Review Online 5/22/2014

On Wednesday, it finally happened — the pivot to Asia. No, not the United States. It was Russia that turned East.

In Shanghai, Russian president Vladimir Putin and Chinese president Xi Jinping signed a spectacular energy deal — $400 […]