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Low Oil Prices Could Cripple Texas Job Growth | Oil Price

Low Oil Prices Could Cripple Texas Job Growth | Oil Price

Job growth in Texas is not exactly screeching to a halt, but low oil prices could start to lead to weaker employment figures. “The Texas labor market will likely tighten further in the months ahead; however, if oil prices continue to linger around $50 per barrel, job growth in the state may begin to decelerate. […]

Natural Gas Winter Price Surge Leaves Bulls Joyful; Spot Gas Mixed | Natural Gas Intelligence

Natural Gas Winter Price Surge Leaves Bulls Joyful; Spot Gas Mixed | Natural Gas Intelligence

January natural gas prices on Tuesday recovered half of the last two trading days’ 60-cent plunge as the prompt month bounced off support, despite mostly mild weather on tap for the remainder of the year. The Nymex January gas futures contract was strong right out of the gate but then went on to settle a […]

New York approves ‘innovative’ Con Edison pricing pilot with dual recruitment strategies | Utility Dive

New York approves ‘innovative’ Con Edison pricing pilot with dual recruitment strategies | Utility Dive

Dive Insight: California isn’t the only place experimenting with opt-out time-of-use rates, which utilities believe will eventually be a key strategy to sending customers more accurate time-based pricing signals. In the Golden State, investor-owned utilities will begin shifting all customers to TOU rates in 2019 and 2020. Consolidated Edison’s opt-out approach in New York will […]

Integrating IoT for Better Pricing and Smart Water Metering | Wappsys

Integrating IoT for Better Pricing and Smart Water Metering | Wappsys

In one of our previous articles, we talked about the various ways in which water could be priced and how pricing can encourage the use of water in more sustainably. This article is going to talk about how we can integrate the next evolution in technology i.e the Internet of things for better pricing and […]

It doesn’t have to be this way: Australia’s energy crisis, America’s energy surplus | United States Studies Centre

It doesn’t have to be this way: Australia’s energy crisis, America’s energy surplus | United States Studies Centre

Why is US energy so inexpensive? Why is its electricity more reliable and pricing more transparent than Australia’s? Why are its carbon emissions declining faster relative to Australia? In this report we answer those questions, clarifying what’s at stake if Australian policymakers do not change course. Economic modelling in this report indicates what’s at stake. […]

2019 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle pricing: Puzzling economics | Green Car Reports

2019 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle pricing: Puzzling economics | Green Car Reports

Pricing for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, like the upcoming 2019 Hyundai Nexo, hasn’t meant all that much up until now. That’s because both of the other fuel-cell vehicles currently offered—and most of them offered to date—emphasize highly subsidized lease programs. But it’s actually not in this case here. Hyundai plans to sell the Nexo, not just […]

Acerinox Waiting For The Cavalry To Show Up – Acerinox S.A. ADR | Seeking Alpha

Acerinox Waiting For The Cavalry To Show Up – Acerinox S.A. ADR | Seeking Alpha

Acerinox (OTCPK:ANIOY) (ACX.MC) could really use some good news where pricing is concerned. Although tariffs have helped shield the U.S. stainless steel market, stainless hasn’t enjoyed the same pricing power or spreads as carbon steel in the U.S., and a surge of imports has hammered pricing in Europe and unwound expectations for a second half […]

Sulphuric acid prices increased 4-fold in 6 months due to Sterlite’s Tuticorin plant closure: CEO | CHEMARC

Sulphuric acid prices increased 4-fold in 6 months due to Sterlite’s Tuticorin plant closure: CEO | CHEMARC

Sterlite Copper’s Tuticorin plant closure has led to a spike in prices of phosphoric and sulphuric acids, adversely affecting the downstream chemical and fertilisers industry, a top company official said. The unit was owned by Vedanta in Tamil Nadu and was closed in May this year following a government order. “In the last six-months, prices […]

DTI urged to check sugar price surge | Inquirer Business

DTI urged to check sugar price surge | Inquirer Business

Labor groups and the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) have called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to look into the excessive pricing of sugar in the market when prices at the mill-gate level have already began to dip. In a roundtable discussion with sugar stakeholders on Monday, Laban Konsyumer president and former trade […]

Oil prices surge on trade war truce, prospects for Russian output cuts | Fox Business

Oil prices surge on trade war truce, prospects for Russian output cuts | Fox Business

Oil prices surged more than 3 percent Monday on prospects for a cut in global output and hope that a ceasefire in the U.S.-China trade war will boost demand for the commodity. The U.S. benchmark crude oil, West Texas Intermediate, popped more than 5 percent early Monday before paring that gain. … But the more […]