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Jan. 25—SOCAR Turkey continues to work on integration of innovative solutions into the STAR Oil Refinery in order to ensure sustainable production with minimal impact on environment, Head of the SOCAR Turkey Refinery and Petrochemicals Business Unit, director general of Petkim petrochemical complex Anar Mammadov said in an exclusive interview with Trend. He pointed out that cutting edge and ...

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Jan. 25—Natural gas and coal prices will remain high in the coming months due to strong demand during the Northern Hemisphere winter and low stocks, Trend reports with reference to the UK-based Capital Economics. However, the company sees the prices of all energy commodities falling back later in 2022. "In the case of oil, we anticipate that the market will move into a surplus this year. On ...

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Another oil and gas operator sought to expand operations into the Permian basin in southeast New Mexico and West Texas as the fossil fuel markets continued to grow in early 2022. Split Rock Resources, based in Fort Worth, Texas, announced Jan. 18 it purchased about $97.5 million worth of non-operated lands in the basin from a private seller, hoping to begin producing oil in western Delaware ...

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Salzgitter, Germany — German steel company Salzgitter AG and Danish power company Orsted announced plans on Tuesday for a series of joint projects.In addition to the supply of offshore wind power, the use of sustainably produced hydrogen, the companies plan to include the production of low-carbon dioxide (CO2) steel and its use in the components for Orsted's offshore wind farms. There are also ...

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The last thing California needs is a new barrier to clean energy production. Yet the state Public Utilities Commission is poised to add one at the behest of private companies that see rooftop solar as a threat to future revenue. California's utility regulator could vote as soon as Thursday on a proposal to undercut the net energy metering program, which has led to rooftop solar installations ...

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Despite its reputation as a global climate leader with tough environmental standards, California has lagged when it comes to protecting its own people from the impacts of oil drilling. The state has allowed companies to extract oil essentially wherever they please — near homes and schools, child care centers and hospitals — exposing millions in mostly low-income communities of color to ...

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Jan. 25—West Virginia delegates created a new committee Monday that met just hours later to develop policy recommendations intended to revitalize the state's communities left reeling by the coal industry's decline. Following the House of Delegates' approval of a resolution that created a select committee on coalfield communities Monday morning, the committee met that afternoon, advancing a ...

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Jan. 25—Two identical bills that would lift restrictions on nuclear power plant construction in West Virginia moved closer to passage in the state Legislature Monday. The full Senate is slated to vote on Senate Bill 4 Tuesday without discussion after it advanced to a third reading Monday, while House Bill 2882 was advanced to the full House of Delegates by the Government Organization ...

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Jan. 25—Congressman Joe Wilson says he's proud whenever he travels along the interstates in Orangeburg County. From the speculative buildings under construction at several of the county's industrial parks to his work with the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce and Orangeburg County Economic Development Commission, the Republican said the growth "is so positive." Wilson, who recently toured ...

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Jan. 24—Gasoline prices in Michigan rose 9 cents per gallon in the past week and were averaging $3.24 per gallon Monday, Jan. 24, according to AAA's daily survey of more than 4,000 gas stations in Michigan. Motorists are paying an average of $48 for a full 15-gallon tank of gasoline — a decrease of about $3 since November. With last week's change, prices were 13 cents per gallon higher than a ...