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Russia's Gazprom tells European buyers gas supply halt beyond its control; Russia's Gazprom has told customers in Europe it cannot guarantee gas supplies because of "extraordinary" circumstances, according to a letter seen by Reuters, upping the ante in an economic tit-for-tat with the West over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. - Reuters 7.18.22

Europe Fears Economic Fallout if Russian Gas Outage Drags On; European officials and executives are in suspense this week about whether Russia will resume the flow of natural gas through the Nord Stream pipeline, as worries about potential shortages and rationing rise. - WSJ 7.18.22

Biden Administration Resumes Oil Leases on Federal Land - WSJ 4.14.22

U.S. oil drilling, output moving higher with energy prices - Reuters 4.14.22

Biden administration may release a million barrels of oil daily from U.S. reserves: report - Fox 3.30.22

Ukraine War Drives Up Cost of Wind, Solar Power "Greenflation" was already a problem for wind and solar power. Russia’s attack on Ukraine is driving up costs even more. - WSJ 3.27.22

Oil Prices Stay High as Russian Crude Shortage Hits Market; The de facto buyers’ strike on Russian crude that began a month ago propelled oil prices to their highest levels in years. Now the real effects are starting to create a second wave of impact. - WSJ 3.27.22

Dems urge Biden to increase domestic energy production in the face of skyrocketing gas prices - Fox 3.8.22

Gasoline Prices Surge Above $4 a Gallon, With No End in Sight - WSJ 3.7.22

How Oil Giants’ Bets on Russia, Years in the Making, Crumbled in Days; Rapid pullouts by BP, Shell and Exxon after decades of cultivating close relationships show the mounting perils of doing business with Moscow. - WSJ 3.7.22

Germany’s Reliance on Russian Gas Limits Europe’s Options in Ukraine Crisis: Berlin is vulnerable if the West sanctions Russia over Ukraine and Moscow responds by cutting off natural-gas exports. - WSJ 1.23.22

Oil Prices Reach Seven-Year High on Rising Geopolitical Tensions: Crude prices rose to their highest level since the 2014 shale-induced oil crash, a milestone in a rally that is gathering momentum as geopolitical tensions threaten to knock supply. - WSJ 1.18.22

Oil prices rise to highest levels in 7 years amid supply pressures in Ukraine, Middle East - UPI 1.18.22

Ocean Energy Needs a Lift to Go Mainstream Ocean Energy Needs a Lift to Go Mainstream The technology to harvest energy from waves and tides works, but project costs will need to come down likely with government backing. - WSJ 1.3.22

ENERGY: Alternative Materials for Solar Cells - GAO 11.4.21

OIL & CLIMATE: Rising Oil Prices Put Biden in a Bind Over Climate Pledges; Agenda to stem global warming calls for shift away from fossil fuels, but also urging OPEC to increase production to ease shortages, lower prices - WSJ 11.10.21

ENERGY & BUSINESS: GE’s Power Unit Faces Rivals as Spinoff Looms The segment seeking to profit from the renewable-energy boom is described by analysts as the weakest of the three set to emerge from the conglomerate. - WSJ 11.12.21

ENERGY: Natural-Gas Supply Is Back in Balance, but Prices Are Still Swinging; Unseasonably mild weather is allowing U.S. inventories of the heating fuel to build ahead of winter. - WSJ 11.12.21

Exxon Debates Abandoning Some Oil, Gas Projects: Members of the company’s remade board of directors are questioning several major investments as the company reconsiders its investment strategy in a fast-changing energy landscape. - WSJ 10.20.21 Democrats raise proposed IRS bank reporting threshold from $600 to $10K - NY Post 10.20.21

Energy Dept. plan says 40% of U.S. power could come from solar by 2035 - UPI 9.8.21

5 Common Myths about LED Street Lighting - 6.6.17

[PDF] Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Natural Gas Pipeline to Germany - CRS 8.24.21

‘A Failure of Texas-Size Proportions’—State Debates How to Overhaul Power Market - WSJ

OPEC expects slower recovery for global oil demand - UPI

Oil hits five-month highs as U.S. producers cut output ahead of hurricane - Reuters

Oil giants slash production rates as they post massive writedowns - Reuters

Saudi Aramco's profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery - Reuters