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Flying drones generate power from wind

Technology that uses flying drones to generate electricity from the wind is getting a boost from the Germany utility EON SE, which is backing a test project that may show if it can help cut the costs of producing power offshore.

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Trump’s energy team: a big win for big oil?

Trump’s cabinet picks include a host of oil industry veterans and allies, including former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, former Texas governor Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy and climate change sceptic Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. With the oil lobby pushing for more access to offshore oil licences and regulatory reform, could this be the cooperative cabinet that the industry has been hoping for?

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Qatar set to remain dominant force in global LNG industry

Qatar’s plans to develop an export-oriented gas project in the North Field, with a capacity of about 2bn cu ft a day will help the country consolidate its position as a major LNG exporter while satisfying the rising domestic demand for natural gas.

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