Global Refining & Petrochemicals

Margins & Economics
Electric Power

Renewables on the Rise

Nearly 50% of new utility-scale power generation capacity added during the first of 2014 uses renewable-energy sources, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest “Short-Term Energy Outlook” (STEO) report.

Fuels & Processing
Margins & Economics
Public Policy
Fuels & Processing
Electric Power
Public Policy
Fuels & Processing

It’s Not Just About U.S. Energy Independence

While U.S. shale plays have recast the country’s oil- and gas-supply outlook some 90 degrees to the right, all of North America may take the leading role in the world’s energy powerhouse as Mexico’s hydrocarbon-law reform brightens its outlook.

Electric Power

‘Kemper’ IGCC Cost Estimate Hiked $29 Million

In a September 2 filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Mississippi Power Co. revealed the cost of its over-budget, under-construction, $5.5 billion, 582-megawatt “Kemper” integrated gasification combined cycle plant will rise $29 million.