Infrastructure

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  1. Canada's oil rigs are in freefall, dropping 240 rigs in just 10 weeks. They now have only 102 rigs (both oil and gas) in operation. No end...


  2. Sweden opened the world’s first section of electrified road to the public, but it didn’t come cheap. The 1.2 miles of electrified roadway cost...
      


  3. BP today announced that, together with its partner the Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production, it has approved the development of Ghazeer, the second...
      


  4. If you have been following the story of the Trans Mountain pipeline - you'll find this timeline to be extremely detailed.  Fun Fact: October 1953: The...
      


  5. The royal family has created a new plan called “Vision 2030,” which provides a blueprint for modernising cities across the kingdom. As part of...
      


  6. Tillerson thinks Nordstream 2 is another Russian energy weapon that's going to tear Europe apart and be Moscow's definitive Trojan Horse. Running scenario: Ukraine...
      


  7. The European Union will within a few years be supplying electricity to Israel’s settlements in the occupied West Bank and Syria’s Golan Heights, all...
      


  8. More than five months after Hurricane Maria plowed through Puerto Rico, some parts of the island are still in the dark. More than 10,000...
      


  9. New investment and big political implications. Saudi Arabia and Egypt have agreed to create a $10 billion joint fund to develop a mega-city in...
      


  10. I didn't think hydrogen cars are still a thing but apparently they are. Almost a dozen Japanese companies are teaming up to build a...
      


  11. According to the UN, the global population is set to reach over 11.2 billion by the year 2100, up from the current population which...
      


  12. Norway is building floating underwater road tunnel with 2 tubes. Each tube will be enough for 2 lanes of traffic. The tunnel will run...
      


  13. Sounds a bit unbelievable, but it's true. By the study report of British embassy in Helsinki Arctic has plenty of natural resources and open...
      


  14. New York Times reported that power companies contracted by the U.S. government to restore power in Puerto Rico are pulling workers from the island, even...
      


  15. Wyoming has joined Ohio and Iowa in cracking down on pipeline protests with a bill that would criminalize protest activities. Would we see more...
      


  16. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirmed last night that the National Center for Environmental Research (NCER), which gives out millions of dollars worth of...
      


  17. In coming week, the US House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Energy is expected to turn its attention to the state of the country's energy...
      


  18. In an effort to meet new pollution targets set by the EU, Germany will trial free public transport in five of its major cities...
      


  19. New poll conducted by Gallup reveals that nobody is excited about riding in driverless cars. The poll reports that 54 percent of people are unlikely...
      


  20. Is what the Trump administration wants to do: http://www.businessinsider.com/wilbur-ross-moon-space-gas-station-2018-2?r=UK&IR=T apparently studies show that this will cut down on the cost of space exploration.   


  21. Musk's tunnel-boring project has received more vague government approval for its equally vague plans to build an underground hyperloop between New York and Washington,...
      


  22. Ireland government has launched an ambitious plan which details how more than €116 billion will be spent on infrastructure projects over the next 22...
      


  23. "We're getting a reputation around the world as a country that can't get things done," McMillan [head of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers]...
      


  24. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission agreed to remove what it described as regulatory "barriers" for batteries and other energy storage equipment on the grid. Now most...
      


  25. Establishing a comprehensive ultra-fast charging infrastructure in Europe is step forward cause a built new 180 electrical stations between seven European countries (Projects are starting...


  26. DOE is planning on upgrading cybersecurity efforts for the American power grid. Funding increases for this year for the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security,...


  27. The 2.8 kilometer (1.74 miles) zipline, spanning the equivalent of 28 soccer fields, was certified this week by the Guinness World Records. The zipline...
      


  28. An explosion at a power station in Puerto Rico left the northern part of the island and portions of San Juan without power Sunday night. Puerto...
      


  29. Trump proposes $200B for infrastructure to be cut from other federal programs to pave way for $1.5T  for roads, bridges, waterways and railways. Trump’s...
      


  30. So, with all this talk about 'peak oil' and energy consumption, some scary news about our most precious natural resource--water. I had not idea...
      

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