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EIA: Power sector pushed domestic U.S. natural gas consumption to new record in 2018

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3/25/2019 Source: U.S. EIA. U.S. natural gas consumption increased by 10% in 2018, reaching a record high of 82.1 Bcfd, according to EIA’s recently released Natural Gas Monthly. Domestic consumption of natural gas increased across all sectors in 2018, led by a 3.8 Bcfd increase in the electric power sector caused by a combination of Read More

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket attack

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Israel has begun striking Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack that injured a British-Israeli family. The military confirmed it had started a bombardment of the territory after an overnight blast in the Mishmeret farming community, north of the city of Kfar Saba, which left seven people wounded. An Israeli Read More

Floods kill at least 17 in southern Iran after causing disaster in the north

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DUBAI (Reuters) – At least 17 people were killed and more than 70 others were wounded in flash floods in Iran’s southern province of Fars, Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Monday, following devastating floods in the north. The spread of deadly flooding to the south follows days of floods that affected more than Read More

Power sector pushed domestic U.S. natural gas consumption to new record in 2018

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March 25, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas MonthlyNote: Other includes lease and plant fuel consumption, pipeline and distribution use, and vehicle fuel consumption. U.S. natural gas consumption increased by 10% in 2018, reaching a record high of 82.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), according to EIA’s recently released Natural Gas Monthly. Read More

Just Energy Group Inc. Announces Repurchase of US$21,800,000 of its 2019 Convertible Bonds

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TORONTO, March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE; NYSE:JE) (“Just Energy” or the “Company”), a leading consumer company focused on essential needs including electricity and natural gas commodities, Health and well-being products, and utility conservation, announced today that it has repurchased US$21,800,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 6.50 percent convertible Read More

Rescuers hope to reach more cyclone victims as roads reopen in Mozambique

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BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Rescuers said they would reach hundreds of people on Monday still stranded more than a week after a powerful cyclone struck Mozambique and swathes of southeast Africa, as roads started to reopen. Aid workers offload maize meal for victims of Cyclone Idai at Siverstream Estates in Chipinge, Zimbabwe, March 24, 2019. Read More

More floods loom as high river waters recede in Midwest

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – Record floods that submerged parts of three Midwestern states bringing death and destruction were retreating in Kansas City on Monday but icy tributaries in Montana and the Dakotas threatened more floods for weeks to come, the National Weather Service said. FILE PHOTO – The Kansas side of the Missouri River Read More

Record river flooding begins to recede in Kansas City area

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – Record flooding along the Missouri River that left death and destruction in three Midwestern states appeared to have crested on Sunday in the Kansas City area without causing major damage and continued to move downstream, local officials said. The Kansas side of the Missouri River is seen in Atchison, Kansas, Read More

Stricken cruise ship enters port after passengers are airlifted to safety

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A cruise ship which was evacuated after getting into difficulties in stormy weather has reached port under its own steam. Hundreds of passengers were airlifted one-by-one to safety after the Viking Sky ship lost engine power off the west coast of Norway yesterday. Video posted on social media showed furniture sliding around inside the ship Read More