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Clean Energy Sets $1.1 Trillion Record That’s Bound to Be Broken

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(Bloomberg) — Last year was a double milestone for decarbonizing the world’s energy system. It was the first year when investment in the energy transition equaled global investment in fossil fuels, according to the latest data release from clean energy research group BloombergNEF. The money flowing into the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of oil and gas, and […]

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Clean Energy Sets $1.1 Trillion Record That’s Bound to Be Broken

(Bloomberg) — Last year was a double milestone for decarbonizing the world’s energy system. It was the first year when investment in the energy transition equaled global investment in fossil fuels, according to the latest data release from clean energy research group BloombergNEF. The money flowing into the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of oil and gas, and […]

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Rising Cost of Diesel

Welcome to 2023, a year of change. Given last year’s waves of inflation, many are hopeful this year will bring in lower prices and higher purchasing parity. However, while some markets in the U.S. are trending toward recovery, others, like grocery prices, are still on the rise. What might be happening behind the scenes […]

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Could China’s Re-Opening Fuel Higher Energy Costs?

After nearly three years of Covid isolation, one of the world’s largest economies has begun to reopen. As China re-emerges from intense lockdowns, new fear over global oil demand sparks economic woes. But will Chinese demand for fuel spill out into global markets? Posting a 3% growth rate GDP for the 4th quarter, the Chinese […]

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How Rising Prices will Impact the Economic Forecast for Spring 2023

Global economies are still reeling and the results of that have shown up the year-end reviews of how several markets have performed. Tim Snyder, Economist at Matador Economics, recently discussed a few of these notable changes and his predictions for this spring. His economic forecast: a lot of fluctuation. For example, the energy complex recently started […]

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U.S. Shale Oil Production is Down. What is Driving this Trend?

Gas prices spiked to over five dollars per gallon this year in many parts of the country, reaching a high of 120.31 dollars per barrel in March of this year. Now, the price is back down to just under 79 dollars per barrel. This drop in barrel price could be just one reason why […]

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Keystone Pipeline Leak Consequences Spill Over into Gas Prices, National Economies

U.S. gas prices declined during December, but this relief at the pump could soon revert due to a significant oil spill from the Keystone pipeline leak. An estimated 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a Kansas creek, forcing the pipeline’s closure on December 7, 2022. Adding to the concerns over a prolonged shutdown are […]

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Rising Cost of Diesel
January 25, 2023

Welcome to 2023, a year of change. Given last year’s waves of inflation, many are hopeful this year will bring in lower prices and higher purchasing parity. However, while some markets in the U.S. are trending toward recovery, others, like grocery prices, are still on the rise. What might be happening behind the scenes […]

Read More
Could China’s Re-Opening Fuel Higher Energy Costs?

After nearly three years of Covid isolation, one of the world’s largest economies has begun to reopen. As China re-emerges from intense lockdowns, new fear over global oil demand sparks economic woes. But will Chinese demand for fuel spill out into global markets? Posting a 3% growth rate GDP for the 4th quarter, the Chinese […]

Read More
How Rising Prices will Impact the Economic Forecast for Spring 2023

Global economies are still reeling and the results of that have shown up the year-end reviews of how several markets have performed. Tim Snyder, Economist at Matador Economics, recently discussed a few of these notable changes and his predictions for this spring. His economic forecast: a lot of fluctuation. For example, the energy complex recently started […]

Read More
Keystone Pipeline Leak Consequences Spill Over into Gas Prices, National Economies

U.S. gas prices declined during December, but this relief at the pump could soon revert due to a significant oil spill from the Keystone pipeline leak. An estimated 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a Kansas creek, forcing the pipeline’s closure on December 7, 2022. Adding to the concerns over a prolonged shutdown are […]

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Keystone Pipeline Leak Consequences Spill Over into Gas Prices, National Economies
December 21, 2022

U.S. gas prices declined during December, but this relief at the pump could soon revert due to a significant oil spill from the Keystone pipeline leak. An estimated 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a Kansas creek, forcing the pipeline’s closure on December 7, 2022. Adding to the concerns over a prolonged shutdown are […]

Read More
AAA New Report Suggests a Decline in National Averages for Gas Prices

AAA’s new report shows hopeful indications that prices are declining at the pump. With holiday shopping in full swing, everyone is looking for a deal. One area where consumers will be able to save a small amount in the coming weeks is at the pump. A new report from AAA explains that the current national […]

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Importance of Renewal Energy Gets a Bump Heading Into 2023 According to The International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency increased their renewable energy forecast for 2023 by 30% as we head into the new year. According to IEA, “This massive expected increase is 30% higher than the amount of growth that was forecast just a year ago, highlighting how quickly governments have thrown additional policy weight behind renewables”. This increase […]

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Advanced Automation: How AI Has Impacted Industry and Manufacturing

David Fuller, CEO at Artificial, grew up in a pre-pc world; however, his father’s work in the military running war simulations in the California desert meant that he had access to computers in his home. While this may sound like the first line of a best-selling sci-fi novel… it is actually the beginning of a […]

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Advanced Automation: How AI Has Impacted Industry and Manufacturing
December 14, 2022

David Fuller, CEO at Artificial, grew up in a pre-pc world; however, his father’s work in the military running war simulations in the California desert meant that he had access to computers in his home. While this may sound like the first line of a best-selling sci-fi novel… it is actually the beginning of a […]

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What Will It Take to Tackle Implementation Challenges for Renewable Energy Like Wind and Solar?

Renewable energy is one of the most important topics in our contemporary economy. According to IEA, “The global energy crisis is driving a sharp acceleration in installations of renewable power, with total capacity growth worldwide set to almost double in the next five years.” But there are implementation challenges for renewable energy, more specifically […]

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The Biden Administration Is Making Big Waves in the Energy Sector

The Biden Administration is making big waves in the energy sector, as the White House announces a $550 million package for “community-based clean energy initiatives.” While the sum is relatively small for public investment, the intention of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Program in supporting fossil fuel reduction will have a wide impact – […]

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2023 Oil Price Instability: Rystad, Goldmand Saches, JP Morgan Analysts Predict High Prices to Come

2023 oil price instability remains likely as compounding research from oil analysts points to pent-up demand, new waves of COVID-19, OPEC+ production cuts, and more are creating scenarios for higher oil prices in 2023. Several factors are stacking to keep oil prices high next year. Some analysts have been countering this narrative in recent […]

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Are EVs a Threat to the Grid?
November 30, 2022

The buzz around going green and electric vehicles is rampant. Some states, like California, have already set lofty goals to eliminate new gas-car sales. Other states are following, but public opinion range from optimistic to frustrated. Recently a poll in Seattle showed that most oppose the gas-car ban, and demand for EVs is high.  […]

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Synergistic Solutions: Leveraging Expertise In The DFW Market

As a Houston-based company, Opportune LLP’s headquarters resides in one of the nation’s most important energy hubs. However, Opportune has expanded its presence in Texas to serve its clients beyond the “Energy Capital of the World”. One of these locations includes the booming Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex, a location rich with opportunity. So, how […]

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RoseWater Energy: The Next Generation of Energy: 10 Years of Cedia

Population density and aging infrastructure are harming North America’s power quality. One man’s problem is another man’s opportunity. In 2012, the RoseWater team set out to build a device that would guarantee perfect power. The highest quality, most complete residential and light commercial power management available. “At the beginning, we saw energy storage as a […]

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The Future of Fossil Fuels with Best-Selling Author Alex Epstein

In this episode of E2B: Energy to Business, host Daniel Litwin speaks with Alex Epstein, New York Times best-selling author of “The Moral Case For Fossil Fuels” (2014) and “Fossil Future: Why Global Human Flourishing Requires More Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas–Not Less” (2022), and Founder of the Center for Industrial Progress, about the past, […]

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The Future of Fossil Fuels with Best-Selling Author Alex Epstein
August 22, 2022

In this episode of E2B: Energy to Business, host Daniel Litwin speaks with Alex Epstein, New York Times best-selling author of “The Moral Case For Fossil Fuels” (2014) and “Fossil Future: Why Global Human Flourishing Requires More Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas–Not Less” (2022), and Founder of the Center for Industrial Progress, about the past, […]

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How Bitcoin Is Reshaping Texas’ Renewable Energy Landscape

Despite a recent cryptocurrency crash, the dedicated base of people who are proponents of Bitcoin and its future are rallying around the asset. In the latest episode of E2B: Energy to Business, host Daniel J. Litwin caught up with Ryan Dusek, Director in Opportune LLP’s Commodity Risk Advisory Group, and Cooper Ligon, Consultant in the […]

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How Trillium Supports its Customers and Markets

Trillium Flow Technologies is a global leader, manufacturing highly engineered valves and pumps. In addition to these products, Trillium supports the related markets with services and spare parts. Kerem Yilmaz, Chief Financial Officer, chatted with Michelle Dawn Mooney on how Trillium serves these industries and helps them stay economically viable and environmentally friendly with its […]

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Petroleum Engineering: A World of Opportunity

A recent survey out of Texas Tech University found the number of new petroleum engineering graduates in the U.S. is expected to decline substantially from the previous five years, despite robust growth and career opportunities within the oil and gas industry. Why the disconnect? E2B: Energy to Business host Daniel J. Litwin tapped two industry […]

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Petroleum Engineering: A World of Opportunity
July 26, 2022

A recent survey out of Texas Tech University found the number of new petroleum engineering graduates in the U.S. is expected to decline substantially from the previous five years, despite robust growth and career opportunities within the oil and gas industry. Why the disconnect? E2B: Energy to Business host Daniel J. Litwin tapped two industry […]

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Causes & Consequences Of High Diesel Prices

Key Insights: The rising cost of diesel is driving record-high inflation. Diesel plays a critical role in the global economy because it powers so many industries. With the current high diesel prices, trucking and distribution industries will likely begin shifting expenses over to consumers. Although the question on many consumers’ minds is: when will gas […]

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Energy Management Done Right With Joe Piccirilli and Chris Matthews

Key Insights: RoseWater takes away the hassle of power outages.   RoseWater devices are seamless and easily maintained.   Real-time mechanisms allow RoseWater to monitor energy usage effectively.   Joe Piccirilli, CEO of RoseWater Energy Group joins Chris Matthews, President of Acoustic Designs Group (ADG), to discuss all things RoseWater. Piccirilli presents the RoseWater controller, which displays energy […]

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Understanding the Current and Future State of Renewable Energy with Dr. Thomas Schoepf

On a global level, we are seeing increased demand for renewable energy sources. In this intriguing episode of Our Connected World, podcast host Tyler Kern sat down with Dr. Thomas Schoepf, VP and CTO of Energy at TE Connectivity to discuss the current and future state of renewable energy, barriers to adopting renewable energy sources, […]

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Working Towards the Goal of Using 100% Renewable Electricity
November 30, 2022

Fawn Bergen’s work spans industries, but the root of her values stems from her childhood. She attributes her passion to “my mother, who instilled in us from a really young age to appreciate what nature does and to really take care of it,” said Bergen, Corporate Sustainability Manager for Intel. She’s been a part […]

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Goals for a Sustainable Future

Fawn Bergen’s work spans industries, but the root of her values stems from her childhood. She attributes her passion to “my mother, who instilled in us from a really young age to appreciate what nature does and to really take care of it,” said Bergen, Corporate Sustainability Manager for Intel. She’s been a part of […]

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Reopening and Rebuilding All Energy Sources is the Key to Righting the Economic Ship

What would you do if the President of the United States called you and asked how you would right the economic ship in relation to energy? That’s the question we posed to economist and oil expert Tim Snyder. His solution begins with reopening and rebuilding all sources of energy that have been rolled back in […]

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The Biggest Barriers to Energy Efficiency for C-Stores

Convenience stores face an uphill battle in becoming more energy efficient. The 24/7 nature of these locations combined with the increasing popularity of electric vehicles means that urgency is growing to remedy this situation. Jon Bolen, CEO of ENTOUCH, explains these challenges for us in more depth. For more on this topic, check out Jon’s […]

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The Biggest Barriers to Energy Efficiency for C-Stores
November 11, 2022

Convenience stores face an uphill battle in becoming more energy efficient. The 24/7 nature of these locations combined with the increasing popularity of electric vehicles means that urgency is growing to remedy this situation. Jon Bolen, CEO of ENTOUCH, explains these challenges for us in more depth. For more on this topic, check out Jon’s […]

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Economist Calls Out White House for Inconsistent Energy Rhetoric

Economist Tim Snyder calls out the White House for its inconsistent rhetoric on energy production and costs. As other market forces such as hurricanes and elections bring inconsistency to the industry, Snyder calls for a steady message from President Biden and his administration. Tim’s Thoughts: There’s a lot of confusion coming out of the White […]

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Plug and Play: The Obstacles and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Charging

People have been debating the existence and potential impact of global warming for decades. Despite this fact and amid ever-increasing evidence, little has been done to change the trajectory of the future when it comes to getting electric vehicles on the road. However, the rise in natural disasters, eroding seacoasts, and the fact that experts […]

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Movement by MarketScale Month in Review

MarketScale is committed to covering the stories and trends that impact B2B industries. In this month in review, we take a look back at a few of the stories that impacted Transportation and Energy.   Featured Stories:   Vaya Space is on a Mission to Reduce Risk & Cost in Space Exploration Sustainable in cost […]

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Movement by MarketScale Month in Review
May 31, 2022

MarketScale is committed to covering the stories and trends that impact B2B industries. In this month in review, we take a look back at a few of the stories that impacted Transportation and Energy.   Featured Stories:   Vaya Space is on a Mission to Reduce Risk & Cost in Space Exploration Sustainable in cost […]

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Why Fairness Opinions Are Needed In SPAC Transactions

Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are growing in popularity, and Bloomberg reported that between 2020 and 2021, the capital raised by SPACs more than doubled. SPACs, commonly referred to as “blank check companies,” are designed to take a company public without going through the traditional and lengthy initial public offering (IPO) process. The first step […]

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ESG: Building Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are no longer “just” a communications strategy—it’s a strategic imperative and a coming regulatory requirement for businesses to thrive in a rapidly changing and increasingly transparent global economy. In this episode of E2B: Energy to Business, host Daniel Litwin caught up with Patrick Long, Director in Opportune LLP’s Process […]

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Is the Texas Oil & Gas Industry Ready for Green Fleets

In 2021, Detmar Logistics was named one of Heavy Duty Trucking’s Top Ten Green Fleets. This distinction is a point of pride for Detmar, whose laser focus on sustainability is essential for future generations. Matt Detmar, CEO of Detmar Logistics, sat down with Drive Clean’s Lynn Lyon to share Detmar’s mission to become a fully […]

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Clean Energy Sets $1.1 Trillion Record That’s Bound to Be Broken
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Last year was a double milestone for decarbonizing the world’s energy system. It was the first year when investment in the energy transition equaled global investment in fossil fuels, according to the latest data release from clean energy research group BloombergNEF. The money flowing into the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of oil and gas, and […]

Read More
Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Rising Cost of Diesel
January 25, 2023

Welcome to 2023, a year of change. Given last year’s waves of inflation, many are hopeful this year will bring in lower prices and higher purchasing parity. However, while some markets in the U.S. are trending toward recovery, others, like grocery prices, are still on the rise. What might be happening behind the scenes […]

Read More
Could China’s Re-Opening Fuel Higher Energy Costs?
January 24, 2023

After nearly three years of Covid isolation, one of the world’s largest economies has begun to reopen. As China re-emerges from intense lockdowns, new fear over global oil demand sparks economic woes. But will Chinese demand for fuel spill out into global markets? Posting a 3% growth rate GDP for the 4th quarter, the Chinese […]

Read More
How Rising Prices will Impact the Economic Forecast for Spring 2023
January 23, 2023

Global economies are still reeling and the results of that have shown up the year-end reviews of how several markets have performed. Tim Snyder, Economist at Matador Economics, recently discussed a few of these notable changes and his predictions for this spring. His economic forecast: a lot of fluctuation. For example, the energy complex recently started […]

Read More
U.S. Shale Oil Production is Down. What is Driving this Trend?
December 28, 2022

Gas prices spiked to over five dollars per gallon this year in many parts of the country, reaching a high of 120.31 dollars per barrel in March of this year. Now, the price is back down to just under 79 dollars per barrel. This drop in barrel price could be just one reason why […]

Read More
Keystone Pipeline Leak Consequences Spill Over into Gas Prices, National Economies
December 21, 2022

U.S. gas prices declined during December, but this relief at the pump could soon revert due to a significant oil spill from the Keystone pipeline leak. An estimated 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a Kansas creek, forcing the pipeline’s closure on December 7, 2022. Adding to the concerns over a prolonged shutdown are […]

Read More
AAA New Report Suggests a Decline in National Averages for Gas Prices
December 16, 2022

AAA’s new report shows hopeful indications that prices are declining at the pump. With holiday shopping in full swing, everyone is looking for a deal. One area where consumers will be able to save a small amount in the coming weeks is at the pump. A new report from AAA explains that the current national […]

Read More
Importance of Renewal Energy Gets a Bump Heading Into 2023 According to The International Energy Agency
December 15, 2022

The International Energy Agency increased their renewable energy forecast for 2023 by 30% as we head into the new year. According to IEA, “This massive expected increase is 30% higher than the amount of growth that was forecast just a year ago, highlighting how quickly governments have thrown additional policy weight behind renewables”. This increase […]

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We’ve Achieved Nuclear Fusion Ignition. Are There Environmental Concerns?
December 15, 2022

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has announced a momentous breakthrough in nuclear fusion – on December 5, experimenters at the National Ignition Facility were able to produce “more energy from [their] self-sustaining fusion reaction than they put in to create the reaction.” This is possibly the most significant breakthrough in the history of energy research. […]

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