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General Brent Scowcroft | Department of Energy  

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General Brent Scowcroft General Brent Scowcroft About Us General Brent Scowcroft - President, The Scowcroft Group General Brent Scowcroft As President of The Scowcroft Group and one of the country's leading experts on international policy, Brent Scowcroft provides clients with unparalleled strategic advice and assistance in dealing in the international arena. Brent Scowcroft served as the National Security Advisor to both Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, the only individual in U.S. history appointed to the position under two different Presidents. From 1982 to 1989, he was Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm. In this capacity, he advised and assisted a wide range of U.S. and foreign corporate leaders on global joint venture opportunities,

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Price difference between Brent and WTI crude oil narrowing - Today ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The Brent-WTI spread, the difference between the prices of Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oils, has narrowed considerably over the past several months.

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Trading volumes for Brent futures surpass WTI in 2012  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Trading volumes for Brent futures surpass WTI in 2012 . One of the many effects of the well-documented disconnect between the prices of Brent and West Texas ...

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Spread narrows between Brent and WTI crude oil benchmark prices ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Spot prices for benchmarks West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and North Sea Brent crude oil neared parity of around $109 per barrel July 19, and the Brent-WTI spread was ...

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Europe Brent Spot Price FOB (Dollars per Barrel)  

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View History: Daily Weekly Monthly Annual : Download Data (XLS File) Europe Brent Spot Price FOB (Dollars per Barrel) Week Of Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri ; 1987 ...

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Brent Run Generating Station Biomass Facility | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Brent Run Generating Station Biomass Facility Brent Run Generating Station Biomass Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Brent Run Generating Station Biomass Facility Facility Brent Run Generating Station Sector Biomass Facility Type Landfill Gas Location Genesee County, Michigan Coordinates 43.0777289°, -83.6773928° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.0777289,"lon":-83.6773928,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Europe Brent Spot Price FOB (Dollars per Barrel)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Europe Brent Spot Price FOB (Dollars per Barrel) Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 ... Spot Prices for Crude Oil and Petroleum Products ...

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SU2009_NUG-Brent-R2.ppt  

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SU2009 Procurement SU2009 Procurement Brent Draney NERSC Systems Department October 7, 2009 2 SU2009 Procurement * Scaleable Unit (SU) cluster procurement - Reasonable sized building blocks to assemble clusters - Best Value Source Selection (BVSS) procurement - Expected to scale up to 100TF * NERSC program replacement for Bassi and Jacquard - Budget comparable to extending maintenance on Bassi and Jacquard for 3 years - Targeted 15 to 20 TF * ARRA capable contract vehicle 3 Procurement Team * Shane Canon, Data Systems GL * Tina Declerck, Computational Systems * Brent Draney, Networking, Security, Servers GL * David Paul, Computational Systems * Lynn Rippe, Procurement * David Turner, User Services 4 Carver Cluster * NERSC NCS-C production cluster - Bassi/Jacquard replacement

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The Venezuelan natural gas industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Venezuela's consumption energy of comes from three primary sources: hydroelectricity, liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas. In 1986, the energy consumption in the internal market was 95.5 thousand cubic meters per day of oil equivalent, of which 32% was natural gas, 46% liquid hydrocarbons and 22% hydroelectricity. The Venezuelan energy policy established natural gas usage after hydroelectricity, as a substitute of liquid hydrocarbons, in order to increase exports of these. This policy permits a solid development of the natural gas industry, which is covered in this paper.

Silva, P.V.; Hernandez, N.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Figure 41. U.S. Brent crude oil and Henry Hub natural gas spot ...  

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Sheet3 Sheet2 Sheet1 Figure 41. U.S. Brent crude oil and Henry Hub natural gas spot market prices in three cases, 2005-2040 Natural Gas Crude Oil Reference

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On a euro basis, Brent crude oil spot price surpasses prior ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

On a euro basis, the spot price for Brent crude oil, a global benchmark, has surpassed its prior record high and set a new record high of 96.53 euros per barrel on ...

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Figure 21. Annual average spot price for Brent crude oil in three ...  

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Sheet3 Sheet2 Sheet1 Figure 21. Annual average spot price for Brent crude oil in three cases, 1990-2040 (2011 dollars per barrel) Reference Low Oil Price

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Figure 87. Ratio of Brent crude oil price to Henry Hub spot ...  

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Sheet3 Sheet2 Sheet1 Figure 87. Ratio of Brent crude oil price to Henry Hub spot natural gas price in energy-equivalent terms, 1990-2040 Ratio Released:April 15, 2013

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Figure 49. Brent crude oil spot prices in three cases, 1990-2040 ...  

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Sheet3 Sheet2 Sheet1 Figure 49. Brent crude oil spot prices in three cases, 1990-2040 (2011 dollars per barrel) Reference High Oil Price Low Oil Price

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Comparison of HVAC filter test methods for particle removal efficiency Brent Stephens1,*  

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Comparison of HVAC filter test methods for particle removal efficiency Brent Stephens1,* , Jeffrey Introduction The use of HVAC filters in buildings is one strategy to reduce occupant exposure to particulate matter. However, HVAC filters are typically tested only in laboratory settings and little is known about

Siegel, Jeffrey

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Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration 1 Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss ... The gravity increased most at the ConocoPhillips Sweeny ...

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Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss EIA Home > Petroleum > Petroleum Feature Articles Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss Printer-Friendly PDF Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss By Joanne Shore and John Hackworth1 Introduction The loss of almost 3 million barrels per day of crude oil production in Venezuela following a strike in December 2002 resulted in an increase in the world price of crude oil. However, in the short term, the volume loss probably affected the United States more than most other areas. This country receives more than half of Venezuela's crude and product exports, and replacing the lost volumes proved difficult. U.S. imports of Venezuelan crude oil dropped significantly in December 2002 relative to other years

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Brent Draney!  

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and Theory Facility (CRT) * Four s tory, 1 35,000 G SF f acility f or s cien9fic c ompu9ng including: - 20,000+9,870 A SF H igh P erformance C ompu>ng F loor - 41,000 A SF o ffice...

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Brent Draney  

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Before coming to the Lab, he worked as a statistician at the National Council on Crime and Delinquency. He has completed a B.S. at the University of Utah and graduate course...

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TEAMING AS A SMALL BUSINESS Brent L. Clark, Vice President Performance Results Corporation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TEAMING AS A SMALL BUSINESS TEAMING AS A SMALL BUSINESS Brent L. Clark, Vice President Performance Results Corporation 2 WHO IS PERFORMANCE RESULTS CORPORATION? * Incorporated i n A pril 2 000 * SBA C er4fied S mall, W oman---Owned C orpora4on * Kathy C linton O wner a nd P resident * Located a t 6 C anyon R oad, M organtown, W V * Employs o ver 2 30 p ersonnel l ocated a cross 1 6 ci4es a nd 1 3 s tates * 2010 r evenue w as $ 25M, p rojected t o e xceed $30M i n 2 011 * Primary c lients a re t he D OE, D OJ, C DC, a nd A rmy 3 PRC CORE COMPETENCIES Program & P roject Management S upport Technical & E ngineering Support S ervices Informa4on T echnology Support S ervices Facili4es & Administra4ve Support S ervices Strategic P lanning & Management S upport 4 Valued P artner - T etra T ech: * Quality r eputa4on * CommiWed

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Geologic setting and gas reserves of the Venezuelan LNG project  

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Four gas fields, Mejillones, Patao, Dragon, and Rio Caribe, were discovered by Lagoven, a subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., during an exploratory campaign during 1978-1982, offshore northeastern Venezuela. Thirteen wells drilled in the four fields discovered 13.9 tcf of gas, including 1.2 tcf of gas and condensate in the Rio Caribe field. In February 1991, Lagoven entered into an agreement with Shell, Exxon, and Mitsubishi to assess the viability of producing and exporting gas from the four offshore gas fields in the form of liquified natural gas. This is the Venezuelan LNG Project, otherwise called the Cristobal Colon Project. As part of the agreement the participants established a Project Team in Caracas and undertook the acquisition of 1600 km[sup 2] of 3D seismic data over the four fields to evaluate the geological model of the area. In addition, interpretation of the 3D data has led to a preliminary geological model for the gas bearing sands which envisages deposition in a regional setting varying from bathyal turbidites in the Rio Caribe and Mejillones fields in the west to shelf deposits over the Patao and Dragon fields in the east. In addition to the geological setting this paper will discuss preliminary results of the reserves evaluation for the Rio Caribe, Patao, and Dragon fields.

Prieto, R.; Van der Molen, I.; Ramirez de Arellano, R. (Lagoven, Caracas (Venezuela))

1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification and genetic analysis of Panama-genotype Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus subtype ID  

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Abstract. Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE) virus was isolated in 1993, 1994, and 1995 from human cases of acute, undifferentiated, febrile illness in the Peruvian Amazon Basin. Two virus isolates were recovered in 1994 from Peruvian soldiers at a jungle outpost near Pantoja in northern Peru, and 10 isolates were obtained from military personnel and civilians in 19931995 in Iquitos, an urban center in northeastern Peru. The genetic relationship of these isolates to other VEE virus strains was determined by sequencing 856-867 nucleotide reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction fragments derived from the PE2 glycoprotein gene. The sequences were compared with

M. Steven Oberste; Scott C. Weaver; Douglas M. Watts; Jonathan; F. Smith

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brent Fultz Honorary Session II  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 1, 2011 ... Unlike the conventional histogram data collection method, the event-based data acquisition scheme at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS)...

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libscheme: Scheme as a C Library Brent W. Benson Jr.  

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. That language is Tcl [5]. It is the author's opinion that the popularity of Tcl is primarily due to the ease. The libscheme library attempts to learn from Tcl's success by making Scheme [3] available as a C library is not as convenient as Tcl in the role of an interactive shell program, it has several advantages over Tcl

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Brent | U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Price ratio of crude oil to natural gas continues to increase. April 5, 2012. ... Refinery utilization rates react to economics in 2011. March 1, 2012.

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Europe Brent Spot Price FOB (Dollars per Barrel)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

View History: Daily Weekly Monthly Annual : Download Data (XLS File) Europe ... Spot Prices for Crude Oil and Petroleum Products ...

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Price difference between Brent and WTI crude oil narrowing - Today ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Petroleum & Other Liquids. Crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, diesel, propane, and other liquids including biofuels and natural gas liquids. Natural Gas

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Weekly Europe Brent Spot Price FOB (Dollars per Barrel)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

75.70 : 07/23 : 76.64 : 07/30 : 77.24 : 2010-Aug: 08/06 : 82.69 : 08/13 : 78.21 : 08/20 : 74.94 : 08/27 : 72.82 : 2010-Sep: 09/03 : 75.41 : 09/10 : 77.17 : 09/17 : 78.44

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F.O.B. Costs of Imported Crude Oil for Selected Crude Streams  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 View 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 View History Angolan Cabinda 64.60 W 1978-2008 Canadian Bow River 52.38 81.82 1978-2008 Canadian Light Sour Blend 74.59 93.75 83.54 2010-2012 Canadian Lloydminster 48.54 79.33 50.11 64.41 78.41 77.01 1978-2012 Ecuadorian Oriente W 74.74 1978-2008 Gabon Rabi-Kouanga 71.27 89.56 1978-2008 Iraqi Basrah Light 62.98 74.36 104.51 103.17 2009-2012 Mexican Mayan 59.96 82.99 55.07 70.36 98.27 99.81 1978-2012 Mexican Olmeca 72.12 99.40 1978-2008 Nigerian Forcados Blend 93.72 110.57 1978-2008 Nigerian Qua Iboe 65.60 82.66 115.82 115.85 2009-2012 Venezuelan Furrial - - 1978-2008 Venezuelan Leona W W 1978-2008 Venezuelan Merey

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User's guide to the Venezuelan macrofinancial model  

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This paper presents a user's guide and documentation for a macrofinancial model of Venezuela. This model was developed under a DOE International Affairs Division grant (contract no. EX-76-A-01-2295) for the project, "A ...

Aliana, Simon

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Venezuelan ``apertura`` invites private exploration capital  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Congress of the Republic of Venezuela on July 4, 1995, approved the conditions for an Exploration Association Contract. This action opened Venezuela to exploration for light and medium crudes by private companies in association with a special-purpose affiliate of Petroleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa). The objective of the apertura, or opening, is to attract private capital to Venezuela`s petroleum sector and thereby accelerate exploration and development of light and medium crude oil. An important parallel objective is for this incremental investment into the country to stimulate the domestic economy and encourage development and growth across all sectors. The paper discusses the geology of the four primary sedimentary basins in Venezuela, source rocks and maturity, and the costs and terms of Venezuela`s contract.

Carnevali, J. [Petroleos de Venezuela SA, Caracas (Venezuela)

1995-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

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F.O.B. Costs of Imported Crude Oil for Selected Crude Streams  

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for Selected Crude Streams for Selected Crude Streams (Dollars per Barrel) Period: Monthly Annual Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Crude Stream Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13 Sep-13 View History Angolan Cabinda 1983-2010 Canadian Bow River 1996-2010 Canadian Light Sour Blend W 90.81 W W W W 2010-2013 Canadian Lloydminster 70.87 79.48 80.36 W 92.04 W 1983-2013 Ecuadorian Oriente 1983-2008 Gabon Rabi-Kouanga 1996-2008 Iraqi Basrah Light 100.31 W W 97.05 101.32 W 2009-2013 Mexican Mayan 98.74 98.36 96.26 99.63 99.74 99.31 1983-2013 Mexican Olmeca 1996-2010 Nigerian Forcados Blend 1996-2008 Nigerian Qua Iboe W W W 2009-2013 Venezuelan Furrial 1996-2008 Venezuelan Leona 1996-2010

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Recent gasoline and diesel prices track Brent and LLS, not WTI ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... the spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, ... and West Coast bidding for waterborne globally traded crude oils or domestic grades, ...

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Spread between WTI and Brent prices narrows on signs of easing ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... the spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $23 per barrel partly on signs that transportation constraints out of the U.S. Midwest, ...

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Cryoconite Hole Ecosystems in Antarctic Glacier Ice Brent C. Christner, Montana State University, Department of Land  

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by solar irradiation, melting a portion of the overlying ice. The austral summer is also a time when new, tardigrade, and rotifer species can enter a dormant resting state in which they are resistant to desiccation

Christner, Brent C.

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Recent gasoline and diesel prices track Brent and LLS, not WTI ...  

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Petroleum & Other Liquids. Crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, diesel, propane, and other liquids including biofuels and natural gas liquids. Natural Gas

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Design After Decline: How America Rebuilds Shrinking Cities, by Brent Ryan  

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U.S. cities such as Detroit, St. Louis, Buffalo, and others.clearance strategies in Detroit, Philadelphia, and otherof economic decline, and Detroit, the central city within a

Wegmann, Jake

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 Brief: Brent crude oil averages over $100 per barrel in ...  

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Nuclear & Uranium. Uranium fuel, ... With low spare production ... Amid fast-rising crude oil production from the Bakken Shale formation and Canad ...

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WTI discount to Brent and premium to Bakken both rising in ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

It is likely that concerns regarding oil transportation bottlenecks throughout the central United States and increasing production from shale ...

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2011 Brief: Brent crude oil averages over $100 per barrel in ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

This article continues a series of briefs on energy market trends in ... the first half of the year. Prices quickly escalated when ... fell almost $20 per ...

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Siderite zonation within the Brent Group: microbial influence or aquifer flow?  

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Mains Road, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JW, 2 Isotope Geology Unit, Scottish Universities. S. HASZELDINE1 , A. E. FALLICK2 AND M. J. OSBORNE3 1 Department of Geology and Geophysics, West Research and Reactor Centre, East Kilbride G75 0QU, and 3 Department of Geology and Applied Geology

Haszeldine, Stuart

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Competition for water for the food system Kenneth Strzepek1,2 and Brent Boehlert3,*  

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systems). Together, these are rapidly increasing per capita water demand in developing nations and becoming more productive, both of which are rapidly increasing the demand for water. Energy consumption of 200 per cent by 2050 in developing countries with rapidly increasing populations and incomes. Climate

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WTI-Brent crude oil price spread has reached unseen levels | U.S ...  

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Have a question, comment, or suggestion for a future article? Send your feedback to todayinenergy@eia.gov

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WTI-Brent crude oil price spread has reached unseen levels - Today ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Petroleum & Other Liquids. Crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, diesel, propane, and other liquids including biofuels and natural gas liquids. Natural Gas

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WTI discount to Brent and premium to Bakken both rising in early ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

However, last month the owners of the Seaway pipeline announced the expected reversal of the line would not be completed until June 1, ...

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ARE Update Volume 11, Number 5  

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between WTI and Brent crude oil prices. Brent crude isand Brent prices come back together. Second, almost all of the West Coast crude oil

de Wit, Joeri; Smith, Aaron; Kovacs, Kent; Simon, Leo K.; Stratton, Susan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Neural Networks Model of the Venezuelan Economy  

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Besides an indicator of the GDP, the Central Bank of Venezuela generates the so called Monthly Economic Activity General Indicator. The a priori knowledge of this indicator, which represents and sometimes even anticipates the economy's fluctuations, could be helpful in developing public policies and in investment decision making. The purpose of this study is forecasting the IGAEM through non parametric methods, an approach that has proven effective in a wide variety of problems in economics and finance.

Costanzo, Sabatino; Jimenez, Luis; Gonzalez, Juan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Idaho National Laboratory Update on DE-FOA-000667 Wireless Charging...  

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Vehicles Jim Francfort Brent Warr www Brent Warr Richard Carlson CERV 2013 Park City, Utah February 2013 Presentation Outline * INL and Vehicle Technology Experience * Conductive...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... market fundamentals had been moving Brent prices higher even earlier. From mid-April to August 20, Brent crude oil spot prices increased almost $15 per barrel ...

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Do Americans Consume Too Little Natural Gas? An Empirical Test of Marginal Cost Pricing  

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include the spot price of Brent crude oil. We instrument forprices by customer class, city gate prices, the spot price for North Sea crude oil (Brent

Davis, Lucas; Muehlegger, Erich

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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West Virginia University Faculty Senate Term ends May 31st of year indicated  

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, Nigel Nutter, Roy Turton, Richard Extension (9) Clark, Brent Higgins, Chad Hutson, Zona Miltenberger

Mohaghegh, Shahab

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Political risks focus attention on supply of Venezuelan oil to the ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

weather; gasoline; capacity; nuclear; exports; ... Saudi Arabia, and Mexico. Meanwhile, the United States, the world's largest oil consumer and oil importer, ...

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Political risks focus attention on supply of Venezuelan oil to the ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Uncertainty about the health of Hugo Chvez, Venezuela's president, has raised interest in understanding Venezuela's contribution to U.S. oil supply.

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Model for estimating Venezuelan population with working age using artificial neural networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This work presents the development of an Artificial Neural Networks model for estimating the female and male population with working age in Venezuela. For the creation of the model it is used the previous year values related to the employed, unemployed ... Keywords: artificial neural networks, labor force, regression analysis

Samaria Muoz-Bravo; Anna Prez-Mndez; Francklin Rivas-Echeverra

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Landed Costs of Venezuelan Merey Crude Oil (Dollars ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec; 2009: 37.66: 39.18: W: 49.22: 58.30: 64.00: 63.21: 68.17: 65.89: 68.26: 72.03: 69.99: 2010: ...

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EIA: This Week in Petroleum - U.S. Energy Information ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The Brent-WTI spread, the price differential between Brent crude oil and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, averaged just over $3 per barrel in July, its lowest ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

WTI (West Texas Intermediate) August 5, 2013 Spread narrows between Brent and WTI crude oil benchmark prices. June 28, ...

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Upscaling Reaction Rate Laws In Geochemical Reactive Transport Using Pore-Scale Network Models Dmitri Kavetski1,2,#, Catherine A. Peters1,$, Michael A. Celia1 and Brent Lindquist3  

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, Rutile, Pyrite GY BR Q Pore space Chemical Reactions and Kinetic Rate Laws Primary interest: acid geosequestration studies *aquifer remediation *nuclear waste disposal *other applications Reactive processes occur and examines whether reaction rates applicable at the pore-scale, O(10-100m), are realistic at larger continuum

Peters, Catherine A.

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Figure 14. Lease condensate and natural gas plant liquids ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Figure 14 Date % LC % NGPL NGL Reserves Bn Barrels OGR-Brent Average 2009-2011 Liquids Reserves NGPL Reserves Condensate Reserves % Lease condensate ...

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Additive Manufacturing of Metals  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ulf R Ackelid, Arcam AB Ola Harrysson, North Carolina State University Sudarsanam S. Babu, The Ohio State University Brent Stucker, University of Louisville.

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Microsoft Word - MTGT_Participants_List_2013_NEW  

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Division, Argonne National Laboratory Building 203 Auditorium PARTICIPANTS Dennis BAZOW Ohio State University Brent BARKER Roosevelt University Ian BENTLEY Saint Mary's College...

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What are the differences between various types of crude oil prices ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

West Texas Intermediate and Brent Blend are two crude oils that are either traded themselves or whose prices affect other types of crude oil.

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Global crude oil supply disruptions and strong demand support high ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

While Brent crude oil spot prices have increased as much as $7 per barrel (6%) since the chemical weapons incident in Syria on August 21, 2013, market fundamentals ...

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Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

EIA's International Energy Outlook 2013 ... (bbl/d) of crude oil from the global market. These supply disruptions have affected the Brent crude oil ...

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Science-Driven Network Requirements for ESnet  

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is already requesting that NERSC's computational systems andNLCF) Brent Draney, LBNL (NERSC) Martin Greenwald, MIT (Science) Howard Walter, LBNL (NERSC) Michael Wehner, LBNL (

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NERSC Users Group Meeting January 12 - 13, 1995 Attendee List  

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Attendee List Attendee List ERSUG - Attendees John Allen - NERSC Bas Braams - NYU Jack Byers - LLNL Bruce Curtis - NERSC David Feller - PNL Judith Giarrusso - PPPL Brent Gorda -...

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ASCR Science Network Requirements  

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ASCR Program Office) Brent Draney, NERSC (Networking andSecurity) Richard Gerber, NERSC (User Services) Mike Helm,DOEGrids/PKI) Jason Hick, NERSC (Storage) Susan Hicks,

Dart, Eli

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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EIA expects the Brent crude oil price to continue to weaken, averaging $107 per barrel during the fourth quarter of 2013 and $102 per barrel in 2014.

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Infrared Thermography Systems  

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funds for Fiscal Year 2014. Title Infrared Thermography Systems Publication Type Book Chapter LBNL Report Number LBNL-46590 Year of Publication 2000 Authors Griffith, Brent...

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Energy Systems Integration: A Convergence of Ideas  

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Bobi Garrett, Stuart Macmillan, Brent Rice, and Connie Komomua National Renewable Energy Laboratory Mark O'Malley University College Dublin Dan Zimmerle Colorado State...

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Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Prices Global Crude Oil Prices. Brent crude oil spot prices averaged between $108/bbl and $112/bbl for the sixth consecutive month in December 2013 at ...

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3:2:1 Crack spreads based on WTI & LLS crude oils have diverged in ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, diesel, propane, ... such as LLS, which compete with imported grades whose prices are linked to Brent prices. ...

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Laboratory Procedures for using Infrared Thermography to Validate...  

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925 Laboratory Procedures for using Infrared Thermography to Validate Heat Transfer Models Daniel Trler, Brent T. Griffith, and Dariush K. Arasteh Lawrence Berkeley National...

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INL's Move to Google Apps Enables Flexibility, Scalability |...  

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INL's Move to Google Apps Enables Flexibility, Scalability INL's Move to Google Apps Enables Flexibility, Scalability December 7, 2011 - 1:42pm Addthis Brent Stacey, Chief...

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Slide 1  

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Doesburg Homeland Protection and Advanced Concepts Ted Sherry Oak Ridge Counter- intelligence Selin Warnell, Deputy SCIO Oak Ridge FIE Brent Park Initiative Leaders Cyberspace:...

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Experimental study of oil yields and properties of light and medium Venezuelan crude oils under steam and steam-propane distillation  

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Six experimental runs were carried out to study the yields for a light crude oil (34.2API) and an intermediate crude oil (25.1API) under steam distillation and steam-propane distillation. Yields, were measured at five temperatures, 110, 150, 200, 250, and 300C at slightly superheated conditions. A propane:steam mass ratio of 5:100 was used for the steam-propane distillation runs. For the 34.2API crude oil, weight yields are very similar for steam and steam-propane distillation, about 54% weight of original oil. However for the 25.1API crude oil, weight yield for steam-propane distillation, 63%, is significantly higher than for steam distillation, 42% weight of original oil. The results indicate that propane has a stronger distillation effect on the intermediate oil than on the light oil. This is possibly due to the following reasons: (1) lesser amount of light fractions in the intermediate oil that enhance the separation of components in the oil caused by the concentration gradient, (2) the solvent effect of the propane on paraffinic fractions, these being more abundant in the intermediate than in the light oil, and (3) the propane is inducing a cracking of the oil at the higher temperatures and pressure. The positive effect of propane on distillation of the intermediate oil is also evident from the fact that the residual oil is highly viscous (due most likely to asphaltene precipitation), while lighter fractions have been distilled off.

Plazas Garcia, Joyce Vivia

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model of Gamma Frequency Burst Discharge Generated by Conditional Backpropagation  

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Doiron, Brent, Andre´ Longtin, Ray W. Turner, and Leonard Maler. Model of gamma frequency burst dischargeModel of Gamma Frequency Burst Discharge Generated by Conditional Backpropagation BRENT DOIRON,1 ANDRE´ LONGTIN,1 RAY W. TURNER,2 AND LEONARD MALER3 1 Physics Department, University of Ottawa, Ottawa

Longtin, André

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A SIMULATION MODEL FOR CANADA-US CLIMATE POLICY ANALYSIS  

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, such as Greenland Shelf oil, Venezuelan heavy oil, Athabaska tar sands and Green River oil shale. The latter sources

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Stocks, Flows, and Prospects of Energy  

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, such as Greenland Shelf oil, Venezuelan heavy oil, Athabaska tar sands and Green River oil shale. The latter sources

Delucchi, Mark

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Microsoft Word - kiliandiscussion.doc  

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Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity and the WTI-Brent Spread Discussion by: Lutz Kilian University of Michigan Crude Oil is Not Perfectly Homogeneous ● Differences in: - Composition - Location ● Traditional approach: Use of Benchmarks (WTI, Brent) ● What explains the growing spread of Brent over WTI crude oil? ● Is the WTI price unusually low or the Brent price unusually high? 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 U.S. Real RAC for Crude Oil Imports July 2008 Dollars 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 -30 -20 -10 0 10 20 30 Spread Over U.S. RAC for Crude Oil Imports Percent WTI Brent Source: Baumeister and Kilian (2012) Candidate Explanations ● Regional supply shocks: Libyan supply disruption (temporary)

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Microsoft Word - 2012_sp_02.docx  

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Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Forecast 1 Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Forecast 1 July 10, 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Supplement: Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Forecast Since the mid-1980s, benchmark crude oil prices such as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) in the United States and Brent crude oil in Europe have served as reference points that the market uses for pricing other crude oils. The historically close relationships between the major benchmarks made WTI prices a reliable indicator of the average cost of crude oil to U.S. refiners, referred to as the refiner acquisition cost (RAC) of crude oil. As crude oil is the primary feedstock and cost component of refined petroleum products, RAC prices had been used to

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jun2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil futures prices decreased in the month of May with both Brent and WTI currently more than 20 percent below their year to date 2012 peaks. Brent settled at $99.93 per barrel and WTI settled at $84.82 per barrel on June 7 (Figure 1). The Brent front month contract fell below $100 per barrel on June 1 for the first time since October 2011. June 1 was only the second trading day that the front Brent month contract settled below $100 since February of 2011. Several factors are currently contributing to lower crude oil prices. Increased oil production from non-OPEC countries, particularly the U.S., have helped offset the

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Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity,  

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12 12 Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the WTI-Brent Spread Bahattin Büyükşahin Thomas K. Lee James T. Moser Michel A. Robe* Abstract We document that, starting in the Fall of 2008, the benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has periodically traded at unheard of discounts to the corresponding Brent benchmark. We further document that this discount is not reflected in spreads between Brent and other benchmarks that are directly comparable to WTI. Drawing on extant models linking inventory conditions to the futures term structure, we test empirically several conjectures about how time and quality spreads (prompt vs. first-deferred WTI; prompt Brent vs. WTI)

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Sep2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices rose during the first half of August and were relatively constant during the second half of the month, remaining at the higher levels. The Brent and WTI crude oil benchmarks settled at $113.49 and $95.53 per barrel, respectively, on September 6, with Brent increasing by $7.53 per barrel and WTI increasing by $6.62 per barrel since August 1 (Figure 1). Both Brent and WTI have been in narrow trading ranges over the last few weeks, with settlement prices for Brent and WTI staying within $3 dollar per barrel ranges since August 17. The month of August began with hopes of stimulus from governments and central

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_May2012_final.docx  

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Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Front month futures prices for Brent and WTI settled at $113.18 and $98.49 per barrel, respectively, on May 4 (Figure 1). Brent is now $13 per barrel lower compared to its 2012 high reached on March 13 and WTI is $9 per barrel off its 2012 high on February 24. Brent time spreads continued their decline in April from a peak on March 1, supporting estimates that crude oil inventories are building and suggesting that crude oil markets may be less tight than earlier this year (Figure 2). The 1 st - 12 th month contract spread for Brent was $7.59 per barrel on April 2 and has decreased to $4.75 per barrel as of

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Natural Propagation and Habitat Improvement Volume I -Oregon  

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 PROJECT COSTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 LITERATURE CITED Fork John Day River Habitat Improvement Annual Report Prepared by John Andrews, Project Leader and Earl Fishburn, Brent Frazier, and Rod Johnson, Project Coordinators Umatilla National Forest 2517 S. W. Hailey

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2012 Brief: Average 2012 crude oil prices remain near 2011 levels ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Brent crude oil averaged $111.67 per barrel, slightly above the 2011 average of $111.26. West Texas Intermediate oil averaged $94.05 per barrel in 2012, ...

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Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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Brent crude oil spot prices fell from a recent peak of $117 per barrel in early September to $108 per barrel at the end of the month as some crude oil production ...

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2012 Brief: Average 2012 crude oil prices remain near 2011 levels ...  

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Average crude oil prices in 2012 were at historically high levels for the second year in a row. Brent crude oil averaged $111.67 per barrel, slightly above the 2011 ...

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Report  

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Prices Global Crude Oil Prices. After declining to a 2013 year-to-date low of $97 per barrel on April 17, Brent crude oil spot prices increased to an average of $111 ...

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OTEC as an Economic Engine Barry R. Cole, Executive Vice President  

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· www.OTECI.com 1 #12;Annual Average Spot Price for Brent Crude 1990- 2040 (US Dept of Energy Projection dependence on foreign oil · Increased economic security 9 September 2013 7APCESE and OTEC Symposium 2013

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Summer maintenance affects North Sea crude oil production and ...  

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North Sea Brent is an important global benchmark crude oil that is used to price many different crude oils produced around the world, such as Bonny Light from Nigeria ...

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www.eia.gov  

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Oriente (30) VE Bachaquero (24) Bachaquero (17) NO Ekofisk Blend (42) UK Brent Blend (38) RS Middle East IR Iranian Light (34) IZ KU MU QA SA Arabian Heavy (27) TC ...

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Solar | Department of Energy  

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cleaner, greener natural gas power plants is getting a boost from an unlikely source -- solar energy. April 17, 2013 This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo...

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO HIGHLY-SENSITIVE AND EFFICIENT INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY OF  

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) and the Department of Computer Sci- ence at UBC for their kind technical support. I am particularly grateful to Dave Brent, Michael Sanderson, Teresa Gomez-D´iaz, Chris Majewski, Eric Schost, and Pierre Lafon. I would

Oka, Takeshi

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Strengthening insights into host responses to  

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) and the Department of Computer Sci- ence at UBC for their kind technical support. I am particularly grateful to Dave Brent, Michael Sanderson, Teresa Gomez-D´iaz, Chris Majewski, Eric Schost, and Pierre Lafon. I would

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Galaxy Disks P.C. van der Kruit1  

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) and the Department of Computer Sci- ence at UBC for their kind technical support. I am particularly grateful to Dave Brent, Michael Sanderson, Teresa Gomez-D´iaz, Chris Majewski, Eric Schost, and Pierre Lafon. I would

Kruit, Piet van der

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Quantifying mass substructure in early-type galaxies  

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) and the Department of Computer Sci- ence at UBC for their kind technical support. I am particularly grateful to Dave Brent, Michael Sanderson, Teresa Gomez-D´iaz, Chris Majewski, Eric Schost, and Pierre Lafon. I would

Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit

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NETL F 451.1-1/1 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Designation Form  

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FE DE-FE0003570 NETL 10 Brent Sheets 03302010 - 03302010 Juneau, Alaska, USA Arctic Ice & Snow Roads Conference The objectives of this one-day conference are to provide a...

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Eutricity Eu-Max ADR LED System  

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Eutricity Eu-Max ADR LED System Speaker(s): Brent Marsh Date: September 13, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar HostPoint of Contact: Francis Rubinstein Eutricity...

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NETL F 451.1-1/1 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Designation Form  

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Alaska Center for Energy & Power, U FE DE-FE0003571 NETL 10 Brent Sheets 04272010 - 04292010 Fairbanks, Alaska, USA Alaska Rural Energy Conference To provide a forum for...

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New Center for Building Science Patents  

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1994 New Center for Building Science Patents 5,270,092 121493 Gas-Filled Panel Insulation (Brent T. Griffith, Dariush K. Arasteh, Stephen E. Selkowitz) 5,277,653 11194 Gas...

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Seismic Capacity of Threaded, Brazed, and Grooved Pipe Joints  

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SEISMIC CAPACITY OF THREADED, BRAZED AND GROOVED PIPE JOINTS Brent Gutierrez, PhD, PE George Antaki, PE, F.ASME DOE NPH Conference October 25-26, 2011 Motivation * Understand the...

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EnergyPlus  

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EnergyPlus EnergyPlus Brent T. Griffith NREL Brent.Griffith@nrel.gov 303-384-7395 April 2, 2013 LBNL - P. Haves, F. Buhl, M. Wetter, T. Hong, T. Nouidui, S. Vidanovic, G. Sawaya NREL - B. Griffith, E. Bonnema, P. Tabares ORNL - J. New, B. Fricke, B. Shen, M. Bhandari PNNL - K. Gowri, W. Wang, D. Kang FSEC - L. Gu, R. Raustad, B. Nigusse, C. Sharma GARD Analytics - M. Witte, J. Glazer, R. Henninger DHL Consulting - L. Lawrie

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EnergyPlus  

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EnergyPlus EnergyPlus Brent T. Griffith NREL Brent.Griffith@nrel.gov 303-384-7395 April 2, 2013 LBNL - P. Haves, F. Buhl, M. Wetter, T. Hong, T. Nouidui, S. Vidanovic, G. Sawaya NREL - B. Griffith, E. Bonnema, P. Tabares ORNL - J. New, B. Fricke, B. Shen, M. Bhandari PNNL - K. Gowri, W. Wang, D. Kang FSEC - L. Gu, R. Raustad, B. Nigusse, C. Sharma GARD Analytics - M. Witte, J. Glazer, R. Henninger DHL Consulting - L. Lawrie

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How Increased Crude Oil Demand by China and India Affects the International Market  

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-WTI Spot Cushing US$/BBL Brent Crude Oil-Brent Dated FOB US$/BBL Dubai Crude Oil-Arab Gulf Dubai FOB US$/BBL Tapis Crude Oil-Malaysia Tapis FOB US$/BBL Urals Crude Oil-Urals FOB US$/BBL Bonny Crude Oil-Africa FOB1 How Increased Crude Oil Demand by China and India Affects the International Market

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The Ambiguous Transition: Building State Capacity and Expanding Popular Participation in Venezuela's Agrarian Reform  

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reduce the role of foreign oil companies. Once government-Venezuelan state and the foreign oil companies against eachChinese immigrants. The foreign oil firms, which dominated

Page, Tiffany Linton

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Overview - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... (tar sands, oil shales) or created liquids (gas-to-liquids, coal oil). Canadian and Venezuelan heavy oil and tar sands and similar deposits are ...

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Aug2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2 1 2 1 August 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: July crude oil futures prices showed the largest monthly rise in prices since February of this year. The Brent and WTI crude oil benchmarks settled at $105.90 and $87.13 per barrel, respectively, on August 2, with Brent increasing $8.56 per barrel and WTI increasing by $3.38 per barrel since July 2 (Figure 1). Brent crude oil prices are currently just below the level that they ended the 2011 year at while WTI is $12 below its settle price on December 30, 2011. Positive news for economic growth and several supply side factors contributed to higher

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August 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

August 2012 1 August 2012 1 August 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Highlights  EIA projects that the Brent crude oil spot price will average about $103 per barrel during the second half of 2012, about $3.50 per barrel higher than in last month's Outlook. The forecast Brent crude oil spot price falls to an average of $100 per barrel in 2013. The projected West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price discount to Brent crude oil narrows from about $14 in the third quarter of 2012 to $9 by late 2013. These price forecasts assume that world oil-consumption-weighted real gross domestic product (GDP), which increased by 3.0 percent in 2011, grows by 2.8 percent in 2012 and 2.9

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September 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Highlights  Brent crude oil spot prices have increased at a relatively steady pace from their 2012 low of $89 per barrel on June 25 to their recent high of $117 per barrel on August 23 because of the seasonal tightening of oil markets and continuing unexpected production outages. EIA expects Brent crude oil prices to fall from recent highs over the rest of 2012, averaging $111 per barrel over the last 4 months of 2012 and $103 per barrel in 2013. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices rose by a more modest $17 per barrel between June 25 and August 23, as the WTI discount to Brent crude oil widened from $10 per barrel to $22 per barrel. EIA expects WTI spot prices to average

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Notes from Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages  

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Workshop Summary Notes Workshop Summary Notes Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages II September 27, 2012 Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585 Session 1: 9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Paper Title: Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the Brent-WTI Spread Presenter: Michel Robe, American University Discussant: Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan Presentation: [Presentation materials link in here] Paper Abstract We document that, starting in the Fall of 2008, the benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has periodically traded at unheard of discounts to the corresponding Brent benchmark. We further document that this discount is not reflected in spreads between Brent and other benchmarks that are directly comparable to WTI. Drawing on extant models linking inventory

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Short-Term Energy Outlook July 2013  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 July 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) Highlights  The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects that the Brent crude oil spot price will average $102 per barrel over the second half of 2013, and $100 per barrel in 2014. This forecast assumes there are no disruptions to energy markets arising from the recent unrest in Egypt. After increasing to $119 per barrel in early February 2013, the Brent crude oil spot price fell to a low of $97 per barrel in mid-April and then recovered to an average of $103 per barrel in May and June, about the same as its average over the same two-month period last year.  The discount of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to Brent crude oil, which averaged $18 per barrel in 2012 and increased to a monthly average of more than $20 per barrel in

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December 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

(STEO) (STEO)  EIA expects that the Brent crude oil spot price will average $110 per barrel in the fourth quarter of 2012, while the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price will average $89 per barrel. The Brent and WTI crude oil spot prices are forecast to average $104 per barrel and $88 per barrel, respectively, in 2013. The projected WTI discount to Brent crude oil, which averaged $23 per barrel in November 2012, falls to an average of $11 per barrel by the fourth quarter of 2013. This forecast rests on the assumption that U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 2.1 percent in 2012 and 1.8 percent in 2013, while world

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Geochemical tools and paleoclimate clues : multi-molecular and isotropic investigations of tropical marine sediments and alpine ice  

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South American climate has undergone dramatic changes since the last glacial period, as evidenced from Cariaco Basin (Venezuelan coast) and Peru Margin marine sediment biomarker records. Compounds derived from vascular ...

Makou, Matthew C

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Table SF01. U.S. Motor Gasoline Summer Outlook  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Q2 Q3 Season Q2 Q3 Season Q2 Q3 Season Nominal Prices (dollars per gallon) WTI Crude Oil (Spot) a 2.22 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.20 2.21 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 Brent Crude oil Price ...

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Celebrating 20 Years of Outstanding Young Leaders  

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Beesley 2001 Brent Heber Olson 2001 Kara Turner 2000 Richard Gurgel 2000 John Patrick Torgenson 1999 Eryn MaryLou Leyba 1991 Paula Quenemoen Bowman #12;NEENA PACK (2012) is a junior studying political science in 2008. He served as Campaign Finance Counsel for McCain-Palin 2008, Senator John McCain's presidential

Provancher, William

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En vue de l'obtention du DDOOCCTTOORRAATT DDEE LL''UUNNIIVVEERRSSIITT DDEE TTOOUULLOOUUSSEE  

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Beesley 2001 Brent Heber Olson 2001 Kara Turner 2000 Richard Gurgel 2000 John Patrick Torgenson 1999 Eryn MaryLou Leyba 1991 Paula Quenemoen Bowman #12;NEENA PACK (2012) is a junior studying political science in 2008. He served as Campaign Finance Counsel for McCain-Palin 2008, Senator John McCain's presidential

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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S O N O M A S TAT E U N I V E R S I T Y General Catalog 2012-2013  

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Beesley 2001 Brent Heber Olson 2001 Kara Turner 2000 Richard Gurgel 2000 John Patrick Torgenson 1999 Eryn MaryLou Leyba 1991 Paula Quenemoen Bowman #12;NEENA PACK (2012) is a junior studying political science in 2008. He served as Campaign Finance Counsel for McCain-Palin 2008, Senator John McCain's presidential

Ravikumar, B.

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A New Hybrid Approach for Analysis of Factors Affecting Crude Oil Price  

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In this paper, a new hybrid approach is presented to analyze factors affecting crude oil price using rough set and wavelet neural network. Related factors that affect crude oil price are found using text mining technique and Brent oil price is chosen ... Keywords: crude oil price, prediction, rough set, wavelet neural network

Wei Xu; Jue Wang; Xun Zhang; Wen Zhang; Shouyang Wang

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Result Demonstration Report Pigweed Control in Grain Sorghum Using Peak. 1996 to 1999  

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74 78 Peak + Methylated Oil 0.75 oz + 1 pt 78 88 93 1) WAT = Weeks after treatment application. #12Result Demonstration Report Pigweed Control in Grain Sorghum Using Peak. 1996 to 1999 Brent Bean Summary Studies were conducted from 1996 to 1999 to evaluate pigweed control in grain sorghum using Peak

Mukhtar, Saqib

122

VOLUME 16, NUMBER 3 HVAC&R RESEARCH MAY 2010 The Effects of Filtration on  

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VOLUME 16, NUMBER 3 HVAC&R RESEARCH MAY 2010 273 The Effects of Filtration on Pressure Drop and Energy Consumption in Residential HVAC Systems (RP-1299) Brent Stephens Atila Novoselac, PhD Jeffrey A of high-efficiency HVAC filters is a common strategy to control exposure to airborne particulate matter

Siegel, Jeffrey

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N d'ordre : 4092 prsente  

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. The adverse effect of sulfur in petrol and diesel fuels on the effectiveness of catalytic exhaust gas after generation of catalysts with very high desulfurization activity, particularly for distillate fuels at low I.1: Profile of the Brent heavy gas oil (see Table I.1) a) carbon-specific chromatogram & b) sulfur

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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TRCS9706 RMSIM: a Serial Simulator for  

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and Richard P. Brent April 1997 Joint Computer Science Technical Report Series Department of Computer Science Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Computer Sciences Laboratory Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering #12; This technical report series is published jointly by the Department

Brent, Richard P.

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A Online appendix to accompany "A Spatial Approach to Energy Economics"  

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.33 barrels, and the average spot price of a barrel of Brent crude oil, a common benchmark for the world price of oil, was $111.26 (US) in 2011 (Energy Information Administration, 2012). Calculating annual global tons of oil equivalent in 2011 (British Petroleum, 2012, 40). A ton of oil is equivalent to 7

Calgary, University of

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The efficiency of the crude oil markets: Evidence from variance ratio tests  

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-form efficient market hy- pothesis for two oil crude markets (UK Brent and US West Texas Intermediate) is testedThe efficiency of the crude oil markets: Evidence from variance ratio tests Amélie CHARLES Audencia the random walk hypothesis for the crude oil markets, using daily data over the period 1982­2008. The weak

Recanati, Catherine

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he concentration of large numbers of livestock and poultry confinement facilities, which  

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considered to be com- mon throughout the United States: · Carbon monoxide (CO), · Lead (Pb), · Nitrogen and Brent W. Auvermann* Standards and Nuisance Issues for Animal Agriculture #12;crops, vegetation ) and micro- grams per cubic meter (µg/m3 ) of air. Table 1 shows that all criteria pollutants except carbon

Mukhtar, Saqib

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346 2010 ASHRAE This paper is based on findings resulting from ASHRAE Research Project RP-1299.  

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346 ©2010 ASHRAE This paper is based on findings resulting from ASHRAE Research Project RP-1299 (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, as defined by ASHRAE Standard 52.2-2007) typically have a greaterD Atila Novoselac, PhD Student Member ASHRAE Member ASHRAE Member ASHRAE Brent Stephens is a graduate

Siegel, Jeffrey

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Report on survey and control of Oak Processionary Moth Thaumetopoea processionea (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera  

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Park 4.6.8 Richmond ­ site A 4.6.9 Petersham (south Richmond) ­ sites B, C, D and E. 4.6.10 Hounslow/Hounslow the spread was greater than in Ealing/Brent and nests were found further south (Petersham area) than in 2007. However, inspectors noted several old nests in Petersham, indicating that first infestations had already

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Quantum computing  

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This article gives an elementary introduction to quantum computing. It is a draft for a book chapter of the "Handbook of Nature-Inspired and Innovative Computing", Eds. A. Zomaya, G.J. Milburn, J. Dongarra, D. Bader, R. Brent, M. Eshaghian-Wilner, F. Seredynski (Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2006).

J. Eisert; M. M. Wolf

2004-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-fractal Analysis of World Crude Oil Prices  

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In order to reveal the stylized facts of world crude oil prices, R/S (Rescaled Range Analysis) method is introduced in this paper. For illustration, WTI (West Texas Intermediate) and Brent daily crude oil prices are used in this paper. The calculated ...

Xiucheng Dong; Junchen Li; Jian Gao

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

TRCS9716 Algorithms for Optimal  

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. Manzur Murshed and Richard P. Brent July 1997 Joint Computer Science Technical Report Series Department of Computer Science Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Computer Sciences Laboratory Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering #12; This technical report series is published jointly

Brent, Richard P.

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Microsoft Word - ALIVE_ARM2007_kiedron.doc  

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Meeting 2007 Meeting 2007 Comparison of aerosol optical depth from passive and active measurements during the 2005 Aerosol Lidar Validation Experiment (ALIVE) at SGP Peter Kiedron 1 , Connor Flynn 2 , Richard Ferrare 3 , Brent Holben 4 , Joseph Michalsky 5 , Beat Schmid 6 and James Slusser 7 1 CIRES/NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, peter.kiedron@noaa.gov 2 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, connor.flynn@pnl.gov 3 NASA Langley Research Center, richard.a.ferrare@nasa.gov 4 NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, brent@spamer.gsfc.nasa.gov 5 NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, joseph.michalsky@noaa.gov 6 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, beat.schmid@pnl.gov 7 Colorado State University, sluss@uvb.nrel.colostate.edu ABSTRACT: During the Aerosol Lidar Validation Experiment (ALIVE) conducted from Sep 12

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Apr2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Outlook Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Brent crude oil prices moved lower from the beginning of March to the first week in April. The Brent front month crude oil futures price settled at $106.34 per barrel on April 4, $4.06 per barrel lower than on March 1 (Figure 1). The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil benchmark, on the other hand, rose over the last month, nearly reaching its 2013 high in March. The WTI front month futures price settled at $93.26 on April 4, an increase of $2.58 per barrel since March 1. Recent disappointing employment, manufacturing, and service sector data in the United States has lowered expectations for economic growth and world crude oil and

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jan2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

January 2012 January 2012 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration January 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 January 10, 2012 Release Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices in early January are slightly higher than levels seen one month ago. The front month futures contracts for Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) are $3.75 and $1.61 per barrel above their respective closing prices on December 1, 2011 as of January 5, 2012. Both benchmarks continue to trade in the same band that they have been in since coming off their lows in early October. The low and high settlement prices for Brent were $103.35 and

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Short-Term Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

(STEO) (STEO) Highlights  After falling by more than 40 cents per gallon from the beginning of September through mid-November, weekly U.S. average regular gasoline retail prices increased by 8 cents per gallon to reach $3.27 per gallon on December 2, 2013, due in part to unplanned refinery maintenance and higher crude oil prices. The annual average regular gasoline retail price, which was $3.63 per gallon in 2012, is expected to average $3.50 per gallon in 2013 and $3.43 per gallon in 2014.  The North Sea Brent crude oil spot price averaged near $110 per barrel for the fifth consecutive month in November. EIA expects the Brent crude oil price to average $108 per barrel in December and decline gradually to $104 per barrel in 2014. Projected West Texas

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Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Highlights Highlights After falling by more than 40 cents per gallon from the beginning of September through mid-November, weekly U.S. average regular gasoline retail prices increased by 8 cents per gallon to reach $3.27 per gallon on December 2, 2013, due in part to unplanned refinery maintenance and higher crude oil prices. The annual average regular gasoline retail price, which was $3.63 per gallon in 2012, is expected to average $3.50 per gallon in 2013 and $3.43 per gallon in 2014. The North Sea Brent crude oil spot price averaged near $110 per barrel for the fifth consecutive month in November. EIA expects the Brent crude oil price to average $108 per barrel in December and decline gradually to $104 per barrel in 2014. Projected West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices average $95 per barrel during 2014.

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Project 371  

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Brent Marquis Brent Marquis Project Manager Sensor Research and Development 17 Godfrey Dr. Orono, ME. 04473 207-866-0100 ext. 241 SEMI-CONDUCTOR METAL OXIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR IN SITU DETECTION OF COAL-FIRED COMBUSTION GASES Description Sensor Research and Development Corporation is developing a robust prototype sensor system for in situ, real-time detection, identification, and measurement of coal-fired combustion gases. The sensor system is comprised of several unique semi-conducting metal oxide (SMO) sensor arrays in tandem with novel gas prefiltration techniques. The sensor array will be able to selectively detect and measure nitric oxide (NO), nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ), sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ), carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), carbon monoxide (CO), and ammonia (NH 3 ). The SMO sensor array is the heart of the combustion gas analyzer being developed

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Mar2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices declined in the latter half of February and into the first week of March (Figure 1). The Brent front month futures contract settled at $111.15 per barrel on March 7, $5.61 per barrel lower than its settlement price on February 1. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil front month futures price followed a similar price path to Brent, declining by $6.21 per barrel since February 1 to settle at $91.56 on March 7. Economic uncertainty in Europe as well as manufacturing data from China that was below market expectations contributed to the recent crude oil price declines. The

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Source  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Prices from Market Trends Prices from Market Trends Range of oil price cases represents uncertainty in world oil prices figure data In AEO2013, the Brent crude oil price is tracked as the main benchmark for world oil prices. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price has recently been discounted relative to other world benchmark crude prices. The recent growth in U.S. mid-continental oil production has exceeded the capacity of the oil transportation infrastructure out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the market center for WTI prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects the WTI price to approach levels near the Brent price as new oil pipeline capacity is added and begins operation. Future oil prices are uncertain. EIA develops three oil price cases-Reference, High, and Low-to examine how alternative price paths

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Source  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Prices from Market Trends Prices from Market Trends Range of oil price cases represents uncertainty in world oil prices figure data In AEO2013, the Brent crude oil price is tracked as the main benchmark for world oil prices. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price has recently been discounted relative to other world benchmark crude prices. The recent growth in U.S. mid-continental oil production has exceeded the capacity of the oil transportation infrastructure out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the market center for WTI prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects the WTI price to approach levels near the Brent price as new oil pipeline capacity is added and begins operation. Future oil prices are uncertain. EIA develops three oil price cases-Reference, High, and Low-to examine how alternative price paths

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 July 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Highlights * EIA projects the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price to average about $88 per barrel over the second half of 2012 and the U.S. refiner acquisition cost (RAC) of crude oil to average $93 per barrel, both about $7 per barrel lower than last month's Outlook. EIA expects WTI and RAC crude oil prices to remain roughly at these second half levels in 2013. Beginning in this month's Outlook, EIA is also providing a forecast of Brent crude oil spot prices (see Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Added to Forecast), which are expected to average $106 per barrel for 2012 and $98 per barrel in 2013. These price forecasts assume that world oil-consumption-weighted real gross domestic product

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Apr2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2 2 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration April 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 April 9, 2012 Release Crude Oil Prices: After moving higher in the first two months of this year, crude oil prices have traded in a narrow range during the month of March. Front month futures prices for Brent and WTI settled at $123.43 and $103.31 per barrel, respectively, on April 5 (Figure 1). These prices are at the lower end of the $4 and $6 per barrel trading ranges observed for these two benchmarks over the last month. The average price for Brent in March was $124.46 per barrel, the highest

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Idaho National Laboratory Update on Idaho National Laboratory Update on DE FOA 000667 Wireless Charging for w.inl.gov DE-FOA-000667 Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles Jim Francfort Brent Warr www Brent Warr Richard Carlson CERV 2013 Park City, Utah February 2013 Presentation Outline * INL and Vehicle Technology Experience * Conductive Charging Deployment Lessons-Learned That Transfer Directly to Wireless Deployment y p y * DOE-FOA-000667 Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles * Conductive Efficiency? - It depends on where you measure it: 23% to 99.7% * INL Testing Equipment and Facilities 2 2 INL and Vehicle Technology Experience 3 Idaho National Laboratory Bio-mass Bio-mass Nuclear Hydropower Hydropower Wind Wind * U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory * 890 square mile site with 4,000 staff * Support DOE's strategic goal:

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Short-Term Energy Outlook June 2013  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 June 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) Highlights * After increasing to $119 per barrel in early February 2013, the Brent crude oil spot price fell to a low of $97 per barrel in mid-April and then recovered to an average of $103 per barrel in May. EIA expects that the Brent crude oil spot price will average $102 per barrel over the second half of 2013, and $100 per barrel in 2014. * EIA expects the price of regular gasoline will average $3.53 per gallon over the summer driving season (April through September). The annual average regular gasoline retail price is projected to decline from $3.63 per gallon in 2012 to $3.49 per gallon in 2013 and to $3.37 per gallon in 2014. Energy price forecasts are highly uncertain, and the current values of

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Short-Term Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

(STEO) (STEO) Highlights * Crude oil prices increased during the first three weeks of July 2013 as world oil markets tightened in the face of seasonal increases in world consumption, unexpected supply disruptions, and heightened uncertainty over the security of supply with the renewed unrest in Egypt. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects that the Brent crude oil spot price, which averaged $108 per barrel over the first half of 2013, will average $104 per barrel over the second half of 2013, and $100 per barrel in 2014. * The discount of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to Brent crude oil, which averaged $18 per barrel in 2012 and increased to a monthly average of $21 per barrel in February 2013, closed below $1.50 per barrel on July 19, 2013, and averaged $3 per barrel for the

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Spectrometer for Sky-Scanning, Sun-Tracking Atmospheric Research (4STAR)  

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Ames: Phil Russell, Jens Redemann, NASA Ames: Phil Russell, Jens Redemann, Ames: Phil Russell, Jens Redemann, NASA Ames: Phil Russell, Jens Redemann, Steve Dunagan, Roy Johnson: Steve Dunagan, Roy Johnson: Battelle PND: Connor Flynn, Beat Schmid, Battelle PND: Connor Flynn, Beat Schmid, Evgueni Kassianov Evgueni Kassianov NASA GSFC: Alexander Sinyuk, Brent NASA GSFC: Alexander Sinyuk, Brent Holben Holben , , & AERONET Team & AERONET Team Collaboration involving: Collaboration involving: NASA Ames, Battelle PND, NASA GSFC NASA Ames, Battelle PND, NASA GSFC 4S 4S TAR TAR : : S S pectrometer for pectrometer for S S ky ky - - S S canning, canning, S S un un - - T T racking racking A A tmospheric tmospheric R R esearch esearch 4STAR: 4STAR: Spectrometer Spectrometer for for Sky Sky - - Scanning Scanning , , Sun Sun - - Tracking Tracking Atmospheric Research Atmospheric Research

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EIA - Annual Energy Outlook 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Prices Prices Crude Oil figure dataPrices for crude oil3 in 2011 remained generally in a range between $85 and $110 per barrel. In 2011, WTI prices were lower than Brent prices because of pipeline capacity constraints that prevented complete arbitrage between WTI and Brent prices. Real imported sweet crude oil prices (2010 dollars) in the AEO2012 Reference case rise to $120 per barrel in 2016 (Figure 5) as pipeline capacity from Cushing, Oklahoma, to the Gulf Coast increases, the world economy recovers, and global demand grows more rapidly than the available supplies of liquids from producers outside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). In 2035, the average real price of crude oil in the Reference case is about $145 per barrel in 2010 dollars, or about $230 per barrel in nominal dollars.

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Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations April 17, 2013 - 1:44pm Addthis This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo Nelson upgraded the home with multiple solar technologies including; daylighting, passive solar and active solar. They also have an 80 gallon solar hot water heater. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo Nelson upgraded the home with multiple solar technologies including; daylighting, passive solar and active solar. They also have an 80 gallon solar hot water heater. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Homeowner Andrea Mitchel, with installer Joe Guasti, proudly shows off small wind turbine installed in Oak Hills, CA. | Photo by Karin Sinclair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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WORKSHOP ON RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATE MARKETS AND CHALLENGES  

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RENEWABLE ENERGY RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATE MARKETS AND CHALLENGES SEPTEMBER 11, 2007 ATTENDEE CONTACT INFORMATION Rick Anderson FPL Energy Power Marketing 700 Universe Blvd. Juno Beach, FL 33408 (561) 304-5323 Richard_Anderson@fpl.com John Atcheson DOE-EERE-WIP EE-2K/Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20585 (202) 586-0771 john.atcheson@ee.doe.gov Mark Bailey DOE-EERE-WIP EE-2K/Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20585 (202) 586-9424 mark.bailey@ee.doe.gov Brent Beerley Iberdrola - CEI 1115 Broadway, 12th Floor New York, NY 10010 (212) 374-2052 brent.beerley@newwindenergy.com Howard Bernstein Massachusetts DOER 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 1020 Boston, MA 02114 (617) 727-4732, ext. 40155

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World class recreation complements cutting-edge science  

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World class recreation complements cutting-edge science World class recreation complements cutting-edge science World class recreation complements cutting-edge science Los Alamos employees enjoy access to a network of 100+ miles of high-quality trails, much of it within walking distance from key Lab facilities or from residents' front doors. April 3, 2012 Bikers (and LANL Postdocs) Brent and Pam in Los Alamos canyon riding hard on the trail Bikers (and LANL Postdocs) Brent and Pam in Los Alamos canyon riding hard on the trail. Hikers, mountain bikers, joggers, and dog walkers can wind through thick forest, cross deep canyons or meander along picturesque mesas within city limits. All work and no play makes J. Robert Oppenheimer a dull boy Perhaps the importance of a good quality of life is why Oppie insisted that

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Surface Temperatures of Insulated Glazing Units: Infrared Thermography Laboratory Measurements  

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Infrared Thermography Measurements of Window Thermal Test Specimen Infrared Thermography Measurements of Window Thermal Test Specimen Surface Temperatures Brent T. Griffith ASHRAE Member, Howdy Goudey, and Dariush Arasteh P.E. ASHRAE Member Building Technologies Program Environment Energy Technologies Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley CA 94720 USA August 2, 2001 This work was supported by the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Building Technology, State and Community Programs, Office of Building Systems of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC03-76SF00098. Surface Temperatures of Window Specimens: Infrared Thermography Laboratory Measurements Brent T. Griffith 1 , Howdy Goudey, and Dariush Arasteh

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jul2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 July 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: During June and the first week of July, Brent crude oil prices remained in the roughly $100 to $106 per barrel range that has held prices since mid-April. The front month futures contract for Brent settled at $105.76 per barrel on July 3, an increase of $3.70 per barrel compared to its settle price on June 3 and at the top of its recent range. Meanwhile, WTI crude oil prices have risen more over the last month with the front month contract settling at $101.24 per barrel on July 3, an increase of $7.79 per barrel since June 3 and the first settle over $100 per barrel since May 2012 (Figure 1).

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_May2013_final  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices declined during April with Brent prices reaching their lowest levels since the summer of 2012. The Brent front month futures contract settled at $102.85 per barrel on May 2, $8 per barrel lower than on April 1. Futures prices for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) also declined in April, with the front month contract settling at $93.99 per barrel on May 2 (Figure 1). Developments on both the supply and demand side have likely contributed to lower crude oil prices over the last month. Lower than expected first quarter GDP growth in China as well as a higher amount of OPEC spare production capacity applied

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jan2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: In a continuation of the low price-volatility trend from much of fourth quarter 2012, Brent crude oil prices were relatively unchanged over the last month and remained in a narrow trading range (Figure 1). From December 3, 2012, to January 3, 2013, the average front month price of Brent crude oil was $109.48, only $0.02 per barrel lower than its November average. Over the same period, the WTI front month contract averaged $88.68 per barrel, an increase of $1.89 per barrel from its November average. The New Year began with an agreement among U.S. lawmakers to avoid a combination

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Mar2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

March 2012 March 2012 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration March 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 March 6, 2012 Release Crude Oil Prices: During the month of February, crude oil prices moved higher and out of the trading range they had been in since November. Brent settled at $126.20 per barrel and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) settled at $108.84 on March 1, increases of $15 and $11 dollars per barrel from February 1, respectively (Figure 1). The March 1 price for Brent was the highest price that the front month contract has settled at since April 8, 2011. The increase in oil prices over the last month is a reflection of the current tight balance between

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 1 3 1 October 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Front month futures prices for the Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil benchmarks fell in September. The Brent contract settled at $109.00 per barrel on October 3, a decline of $6.68 per barrel since September 3, and WTI settled at $103.31 per barrel on October 3, falling by $5.23 per barrel over the same period (Figure 1). These changes marked the first month-over-month declines in crude oil prices since May 2013. The return of some Libyan production and declining refinery runs during September helped put downward pressure on crude oil prices. This is a regular monthly companion to the EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

International International Range of oil price cases represents uncertainty in world oil prices figure data In AEO2013, the Brent crude oil price is tracked as the main benchmark for world oil prices. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price has recently been discounted relative to other world benchmark crude prices. The recent growth in U.S. mid-continental oil production has exceeded the capacity of the oil transportation infrastructure out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the market center for WTI prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects the WTI price to approach levels near the Brent price as new oil pipeline capacity is added and begins operation. Future oil prices are uncertain. EIA develops three oil price cases-Reference, High, and Low-to examine how alternative price paths

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

International International Range of oil price cases represents uncertainty in world oil prices figure data In AEO2013, the Brent crude oil price is tracked as the main benchmark for world oil prices. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price has recently been discounted relative to other world benchmark crude prices. The recent growth in U.S. mid-continental oil production has exceeded the capacity of the oil transportation infrastructure out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the market center for WTI prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects the WTI price to approach levels near the Brent price as new oil pipeline capacity is added and begins operation. Future oil prices are uncertain. EIA develops three oil price cases-Reference, High, and Low-to examine how alternative price paths

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PowerPoint Presentation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Brent J. Heuser Brent J. Heuser Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign US DOE NEUP ATF-IRP-UIUC Prime Engineered Zircaloy Cladding Modifications for Improved Accident Tolerance of LWR Fuel Participants UIUC AFT-IRP Philosophical Approach U.S. LWR assets are safe, well-maintained, and well-operated. Zr-based cladding performs well in LWRs under normal operational conditions. Extensive performance data base with respect to normal and transient conditions. Regulatory approval/industry acceptance for modified Zr-based cladding path of least resistance. Modifications of Zr-based cladding can lead to ATF without significant impact on performance under normal operational conditions. Two Solution Pathways to Mitigate Accelerated

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January 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

(STEO) (STEO)  This edition of the Short-Term Energy Outlook is the first to include forecasts for 2014.  EIA expects that the Brent crude oil spot price, which averaged $112 per barrel in 2012, will fall to an average of $105 per barrel in 2013 and $99 per barrel in 2014. The projected discount of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to Brent, which averaged $18 per barrel in 2012, falls to an average of $16 per barrel in 2013 and $8 per barrel in 2014, as planned new pipeline capacity lowers the cost of moving Mid-continent crude oil to the Gulf Coast refining centers.  EIA expects that falling crude prices will help national average regular gasoline retail prices

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jun2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 June 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: After declining in March and April, Brent and WTI prices traded in a relatively narrow range for most of May. Brent settled at $103.61 per barrel on June 6, an increase of $3.66 per barrel since May 1, and WTI settled at $94.76 per barrel on June 6, an increase of $3.73 per barrel since May 1 (Figure 1). Recent oil price reflect a more subdued outlook for world economic growth, the possibility of the U.S. Federal Reserve bank reducing or ending its asset purchases program, and continued improvements in forecasts for non-OPEC crude oil production,

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Energy Systems Integration: A Convergence of Ideas  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Integration Integration A Convergence of Ideas July 2012 Ben Kroposki, Bobi Garrett, Stuart Macmillan, Brent Rice, and Connie Komomua National Renewable Energy Laboratory Mark O'Malley University College Dublin Dan Zimmerle Colorado State University NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. 1 Energy Systems Integration A Convergence of Ideas Benjamin Kroposki, Bobi Garrett, Stuart Macmillan, Brent Rice, Connie Komomua National Renewable Energy Laboratory Mark O'Malley University College Dublin Dan Zimmerle Colorado State University Prepared under Task No. 2940.5017 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency

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Hedge Fund, Financial Stress, and Cross-Market Linkages  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Physical Market Conditions, Paper Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity & the WTI-Brent Spread Bahattin Büyükşahin Thomas Lee Jim Moser Michel Robe * 1 Brent WTI - Büyükşahin, Lee, Moser & Robe 2012 Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity & the WTI-Brent Spread Bahattin Büyükşahin Thomas Lee Jim Moser Michel Robe * 2 Brent WTI - Büyükşahin, Lee, Moser & Robe 2012 * T H I S P R E S E N T A T I O N R E F L E C T S T H E O P I N I O N S O F I T S A U T H O R S O N L Y A N D N O T T H O S E O F T H E I N T E R N A T I O N A L E N E R G Y A G E N C Y ( O E C D - I E A ) O R M E M B E R C O U N T R I E S , T H E U . S . D E P A R T M E N T O F E N E R G Y ( E I A ) , I T S A D M I N I S T R A T O R , T H E U . S . C O M M O D I T I E S F U T U R E S T R A D I N G C O M M I S S I O N ( C F T C ) , T H E C O M M I S S I O N E R S , O

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Support of nuclear engineering education and research at the University of Michigan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes progress on four different projects in the fission reactor area that have been supported by the grant during the past year. These projects are: Accelerator transmutation of nuclear waste (Steve Pearson); neutronic analysis of the Ford Nuclear Reactor (Brent Renkema); developing Monte Carlo benchmarks for commercial LWR configurations (Jie Du); Monte Carlo depletion capability for massively parallel processors (Amit Majumdar); these tasks are briefly described and progress to date is presented.

Martin, W.R.

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quick Anomaly Detection by the Newcomb--Benford Law, with Applications to Electoral Processes Data from the USA, Puerto Rico and Venezuela  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A simple and quick general test to screen for numerical anomalies is presented. It can be applied, for example, to electoral processes, both electronic and manual. It uses vote counts in officially published voting units, which are typically widely available and institutionally backed. The test examines the frequencies of digits on voting counts and rests on the First (NBL1) and Second Digit Newcomb--Benford Law (NBL2), and in a novel generalization of the law under restrictions of the maximum number of voters per unit (RNBL2). We apply the test to the 2004 USA presidential elections, the Puerto Rico (1996, 2000 and 2004) governor elections, the 2004 Venezuelan presidential recall referendum (RRP) and the previous 2000 Venezuelan Presidential election. The NBL2 is compellingly rejected only in the Venezuelan referendum and only for electronic voting units. Our original suggestion on the RRP (Pericchi and Torres, 2004) was criticized by The Carter Center report (2005). Acknowledging this, Mebane (2006) and The...

Pericchi, Luis; 10.1214/09-STS296

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A conceptual framework for nonkin food sharing: timing and currency of benefits  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

is their ability to enter into daily torpor and seasonal hibernation to conserve energy during cool nights. Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus...........Desmodus rotundus (vampire bat), Uroderma bilobatum (tent's horseshoe bat), Rhinolophus horsfeldi (possibly Megaderma spasma, lesser false vampire bat) Mojui dos Campos

Stevens, Jeffrey

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and Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Child  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE) is reemerging in Peru. VEE virus subtype ID in Peru has not been previously associated with severe disease manifestations. In 2006, VEE virus subtype ID was isolated from a boy with severe febrile disease and gastrointestinal bleeding; the strain contained 2 mutations within the PE2 region.

Stalin Vilcarromero; V. Alberto Laguna-torres; Connie Fernndez; Eduardo Gotuzzo; Luis Surez; Manuel Cspedes; Patricia V. Aguilar; Tadeusz J. Kochel

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The gravity field and plate boundaries in Venezuela  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Free-air and simple Bouguer anomaly maps of the Venezuelan continental margin (from 60W to 72W and from 7N to 13N) are presented. The major features of the free-air map are: the large lows associated with the deep ...

Folinsbee, Robert Allin

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performing Masculinity: the Star Persona of Ruth O'Donnell  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

is their ability to enter into daily torpor and seasonal hibernation to conserve energy during cool nights. Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus...........Desmodus rotundus (vampire bat), Uroderma bilobatum (tent's horseshoe bat), Rhinolophus horsfeldi (possibly Megaderma spasma, lesser false vampire bat) Mojui dos Campos

Sheldon, Nathan D.

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SOPHIECASSON/THREEINABOX BY EWEN CALLAWAY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

is their ability to enter into daily torpor and seasonal hibernation to conserve energy during cool nights. Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus...........Desmodus rotundus (vampire bat), Uroderma bilobatum (tent's horseshoe bat), Rhinolophus horsfeldi (possibly Megaderma spasma, lesser false vampire bat) Mojui dos Campos

Zhang, Jianzhi

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Climate Change Likely Will Allow Tropical Disease to Thrive in United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

is their ability to enter into daily torpor and seasonal hibernation to conserve energy during cool nights. Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus...........Desmodus rotundus (vampire bat), Uroderma bilobatum (tent's horseshoe bat), Rhinolophus horsfeldi (possibly Megaderma spasma, lesser false vampire bat) Mojui dos Campos

Rock, Chris

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PowerPoint Presentation  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

High and Rising Oil Prices, Despite the US High and Rising Oil Prices, Despite the US Oil Production Boom EIA Annual Conference, 17-18 June 2013 Jan Stuart Head of Energy, Commodities Research FID +1 212 325 1013 jan.stuart@credit-suisse.com ANALYST CERTIFICATIONS AND IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES ARE IN THE DISCLOSURE APPENDIX. FOR OTHER IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES, PLEASE REFER TO https://firesearchdisclosure.credit-suisse.com. CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES RESEARCH & ANALYTICS BEYOND INFORMATION ® Client-Driven Solutions, Insights, and Access Commodities Group - 2 What do markets tell us Source: the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL(tm) service, Credit Suisse Global Commodities Research, IEA Brent 1-2 futures and front month price

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

 Hurricane Sandy resulted in the loss of electric power to about 8.5 million customers on the East Coast and the shutdown of two refineries, major petroleum distribution terminals, and pipelines because of power outages and flooding. Progress reports on the status of electricity and liquid fuels supply are available in the U.S. Department of Energy's Hurricane Sandy Situation Reports.  EIA projects that the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price will average $89 per barrel in the fourth quarter of 2012, about $4 per barrel lower than in last month's Outlook, while the Brent crude oil price is expected to average about $1 per barrel less

175

Microsoft Word - MPUR_Nov2011_final_11.7.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11 11 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration November 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 November 8, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. On October 4, prices for both world waterborne (Brent) and U.S. domestic (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil reached their lowest levels since February 2011 and August 2010, respectively, as uncertainty surrounding European debt and fears of slower economic growth weighed heavily on markets. Since that time, renewed hopes for a solution to stabilize the Eurobond market and several positive economic reports from the U.S. have put upward

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Surface Temperature of IGUs  

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117 117 Surface Temperatures of Insulated Glazing Units: Infrared Thermography Laboratory Measurements Brent T. Griffith, Daniel Türler, and Dariush Arasteh Building Technologies Program Environmental Energy Technologies Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley, CA 94720 USA Fax: 510-486-6046, email: D_Arasteh@lbl.gov Abstract Data are presented for the distribution of surface temperatures on the warm-side surface of seven different insulated glazing units. Surface temperatures are measured using infrared thermography and an external referencing technique. This technique allows detailed mapping of surface temperatures that is non-intrusive. The glazings were placed between warm and cold environmental chambers that were operated at conditions

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Oct2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration October 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 October 12, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. World crude oil prices generally moved downward during the month of September, with Brent crude oil falling over $12 during the month and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) a slightly lower $9 (Figure 1). Economic concerns and a continued debt crisis in Europe lowered price levels across multiple asset classes; physical oil prices, in turn, were affected by lower expectations about near and mid-term world oil demand growth. The balance between

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Dec2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices have been relatively unchanged since the start of November (Figure 1). The ranges for both Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) from November 1 to December 6 are the smallest over any five-week period since April of this year. Relatively stable crude oil prices may reflect a balance of risk as markets wait for more news concerning potential supply disruptions and future economic growth. Specific events like the resolution of the "fiscal cliff" issues, new developments in the Eurozone situation or new supply disruptions arising from tensions in the Middle East may provide a catalyst to push crude oil

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CCHF | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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CCHF CCHF Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers Research Science Highlights News & Events Publications Contact BES Home Centers CCHF Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalization (CCHF) Director(s): T. Brent Gunnoe Lead Institution: University of Virginia Mission: To develop, validate, and optimize new methods to rearrange the bonds of hydrocarbons, implement enzymatic strategies into synthetic systems, and design optimal environments for catalysts that can be used to reversibly functionalize hydrocarbons, especially for more efficient use of natural gas including low temperature conversion to liquid fuels. Research Topics: catalysis (homogeneous), catalysis (heterogeneous), bio-inspired, hydrogen

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Markets & Finance - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Workshops Workshops Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages Workshop (September 23, 2013) Workshop Agenda and Participants Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages II Workshop (September 27, 2012) Workshop Agenda and Participants Workshop Summary Notes Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the Brent-WTI Spread Bahattin Buyuksahin, Thomas K. Lee, James T. Moser and Michel A. Robe Presentation (Michel Robe) Discussant Presentation (Lutz Kilian) Speculation in the Oil Market Luciana Juvenal and Ivan Petrella Presentation (Luciana Juvenal) Discussant Presentation (James Hamilton) Financial Investment in Commodities Markets: Potential Impact on Commodity Prices and Volatilities Institute of International Finance (IIF) Commodities Task Force Presentation (Hung Tran)

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General and Specific Components of Depression and Anxiety in an Adolescent Population  

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factor analysis in Mplus does not report item thresholds which are directly comparable to IRT para- meters. Therefore to compute the thresholds (b1 and b2) tau estimates were divided by the factor loadings [26]. The standard errors of measurement were com... , screens, and nets. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 1988, 27:726-737. 22. Davis WB, Birmaher B, Melhem NA, Axelson DA, Michaels SM, Brent DA: Criterion validity of the Mood and Feelings Questionnaire for depressive episodes in clinic and non...

Brodbeck, Jeannette; Abbott, Rosemary A; Goodyer, Ian M; Croudace, Tim J

2011-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Commercial Reference Building Models of the National Building Stock  

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Department of Energy Department of Energy Commercial Reference Building Models of the National Building Stock Michael Deru, Kristin Field, Daniel Studer, Kyle Benne, Brent Griffith, and Paul Torcellini National Renewable Energy Laboratory Bing Liu, Mark Halverson, Dave Winiarski, and Michael Rosenberg Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Mehry Yazdanian Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Joe Huang Formerly of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Drury Crawley Formerly of the U.S. Department of Energy Technical Report NREL/TP-5500-46861 February 2011 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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STEO January 2013 - world oil prices  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Gap between U.S. and world oil prices to be cut by more than Gap between U.S. and world oil prices to be cut by more than half over next two years The current wide price gap between a key U.S. and a world benchmark crude oil is expected to narrow significantly over the next two years. The spot price for U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude oil, also known as WTI , averaged $94 a barrel in 2012. That's $18 less than North Sea Brent oil, which is a global benchmark crude that had an average price of $112 last year. The new monthly forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the price gap between the two crude oils to shrink to $16 a barrel this year and then to $8 in 2014. That's when WTI would average $91 a barrel and Brent would be at $99. The smaller price gap will result from new pipelines coming on line that will lower the cost of

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Lyondell, Citgo join for heavy oil upgrade project at Houston refinery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lyondell-Citgo Refining Co. Ltd. is beginning an $800-million upgrade and expansion of its Houston refinery. The project will enable the refinery. The project will enable the refinery to produce clean fuels while processing about 80% heavy, high-sulfur Venezuelan crude oil. The paper describes the Houston refinery, the expansion project, the technologies to be used, operational changes, environmental impacts, and construction.

Rhodes, A.K.

1994-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

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A global perspective on energy markets and economic integration.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

What will be the effect of Iraqi domestic instability on Iraqi oil production Negotiations for Iranian nuclear technology on Iranian oil supplies Saudi commitment to expanded oil production President Putin's policies on Russian oil and natural gas supplies President Chavez's policies on Venezuelan oil supplies Instability in Nigeria Higher oil prices on world economic growth Effect of economic growth on oil demand in China, India, U.S., etc. Higher oil prices on non-OPEC oil supplies

Baker, Arnold Barry

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - S08-06_Peters_Result of Salt Batch Qualifications.ppt  

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Salt Batch Qualification Testing Salt Batch Qualification Testing Tom Peters, Samuel Fink; E&CPT Research Programs, Savannah River National Laboratory Mark Geeting, Steven Brown, David Martin, Brent Gifford; Tank Farm Engineering, Savannah River Remediation November 17, 2010 SRNL-MS-2010-00250 Print Close 2 This presentation..... Results of Salt Batch Qualification Testing * Describes the Integrated Salt Disposition Project (ISDP), the newest operating facilities at the Savannah River Site for treating stored radioactive waste. * Reviews the past campaigns of salt disposition (Macrobatch 1 and 2). * Reviews current operations (Macrobatch 3) * Outlines the next qualification (Macrobatch 4) * Discusses the limiters in operations. Print Close 3 Introduction In 2001, the Department of Energy (DOE) identified Caustic-Side Solvent

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Microsoft PowerPoint - McDeavitt - 2013 NEAC Overview (6-13-2013)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IRP - Fuel Aging in Storage and Transportation (FAST): IRP - Fuel Aging in Storage and Transportation (FAST): Characterization Methods to Evaluate the Aging of Used Nuclear Fuel in Storage Used Nuclear Fuel in Storage Sean M. McDeavitt & FAST Team Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee June 13, 2013 1 FAST IRP Team Darryl Butt *** Mike Hurley Sin Ming Loo James Tulenko *** Yong Yang Gerhard E. Fuchs Brent Heuser *** James Stubbins g Jacob Eapen K. L. Murty Sean M. McDeavitt Lin Shao Todd Allen Jake Blanchard Zhenqiang (Jack) Ma K S idh *** Kumar Sridharan *** Thad Adams Carl Beyer 2 *** Indicates Technical Mission Area Leaders Program Overview Program Overview * Basic Objectives Method Development - Method Development - Phenomena Characterization - Predictive Modeling g * Four Technical Missions Four Technical Missions

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7-27-20100-US_FinTestimony_Kristina_Johnson.pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Dr. Kristina M. Johnson Dr. Kristina M. Johnson Under Secretary of Energy U.S. Department of Energy Before the Committee on the Budget U.S. House of Representatives July 27, 2010 Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, my name is Kristina M. Johnson, Under Secretary of Energy. I appreciate the invitation to appear before the Committee to discuss issues surrounding the Government's responsibility for the safe management and disposition of nuclear waste. The Department remains committed to meeting its obligations for disposing of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. To that end, the Secretary, at the direction of the President, has established a Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and General Brent Scowcroft. The

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: International crude oil benchmarks moved higher in November, showing their first month-over-month increase since August, while U.S. crude oil prices moved higher during the first week of December. The North Sea Brent front month futures price settled at $110.98 per barrel on December 5, an increase of $5.07 per barrel since its close on November 1 (Figure 1). The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) front month futures contract rose $2.77 per barrel compared to November 1, settling at $97.38 per barrel on December 5. A combination of better-than-expected economic data and a continuation of supply outages buoyed international crude oil prices in November. Recent manufacturing data for the United States and China were above expectations, supporting demand for

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IRLab Thermography  

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IRLab Thermography Experiments IRLab Thermography Experiments The human eye can't see the heat that shines off of everyday objects. But with the help of infrared imagers, researchers can "see" and measure this heat which radiates from every surface. This data can produce images called thermograms that are based on the temperature of objects. Researchers Dariush Arasteh, Brent Griffith, Daniel Türler, Paul LaBerge, Howdy Goudey, and Christian Kohler of the Building Technologies Program have developed an Infrared Thermography Laboratory to measure and image the surface temperatures of windows and other insulated systems. This type of thermal testing has the advantage that large amounts of surface temperature data can be collected without disrupting the test situation. The data are collected as an image that allows for a quick understanding of the relative performance of various parts in the system.

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Seismic Capacity of Threaded, Brazed, and Grooved Pipe Joints  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SEISMIC CAPACITY OF THREADED, SEISMIC CAPACITY OF THREADED, BRAZED AND GROOVED PIPE JOINTS Brent Gutierrez, PhD, PE George Antaki, PE, F.ASME DOE NPH Conference October 25-26, 2011 Motivation * Understand the behavior and failure mode of common joints under extreme lateral loads * Static and shake table tests conducted of pressurized - Threaded, - Brazed, - Mechanical joints Static Testing o Pressurized spool to 150 psi o Steady downward force applied while recording deflections o Grooved clamped mech. joints * 16 tests performed o Threaded joints * 4 tests o Brazed (copper) * 4 tests Grooved Couplings o Catalog items o ASTM A106 Grade B piping o ASTM A 536 couplings o Lateral deflections imposed well above manufacturer's angular installation tolerance

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Microsoft Word - appa.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2. Petroleum product prices 2. Petroleum product prices (2011 dollars per gallon, unless otherwise noted) Sector and fuel Reference case Annual growth 2011-2040 (percent) 2010 2011 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 Crude oil spot prices (2011 dollars per barrel) Brent 1 ..................................................................... 81.31 111.26 105.57 117.36 130.47 145.41 162.68 1.3% West Texas Intermediate ....................................... 81.08 94.86 103.57 115.36 128.47 143.41 160.68 1.8% Delivered sector product prices Residential Propane .............................................................. 2.34 2.13 1.98 2.09 2.17 2.25 2.35 0.3% Distillate fuel oil ................................................... 3.02 3.66 3.73 4.03 4.34 4.67 5.07 1.1%

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Microsoft Word - RailTG_Jan16_07_call_minutes.rtf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tuesday, January 16, 2007, 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. EST Tuesday, January 16, 2007, 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. EST Conference Call Minutes Participants: Chair: Jay Jones (RW), Alex Thrower (RW) Members: Kevin Blackwell (DOT/FRA), Anne de Lain Clark (WGA), Ray English (NNPP), Scott Field (WIEB), Brent Kiser (Ohio PUC), Christina Nelson (NCSL), Cort Richardson (CSG/ERC), Carlisle Smith (CSG/MW), James Stem (UTU), Sarah Wochos (CSG/MW) Contractor Support: Ralph Best (BSC), Randy Coppage (BAH), Michele Enders (SAIC), Laura van Houten (Legin) Summary: The conference call began at 11:00 a.m. eastern time on Tuesday, January 16, 2007. Jay announced this conference call would be a brief call on status updates from each of the four subgroups and a general update on the upcoming TEC meeting. This topic group will be chaired

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Federal Test Procedure Emissions Test Results from Ethanol Variable-Fuel Vehicle Chevrolet Luminas  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Federal Test Procedure Emissions Test Results from Federal Test Procedure Emissions Test Results from Ethanol Variable-Fuel Vehicle Chevrolet Luminas Kenneth J. Kelly, Brent K. Bailey, and Timothy C. Coburn National Renewable Energy Laboratory Wendy Clark Automotive Testing Laboratories, Inc. Peter Lissiuk Environmental Research and Development Corp. Presented at Society for Automotive Engineers International Spring Fuels and Lubricants Meeting Dearborn, MI May 6-8, 1996 The work described here was wholly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a U.S. government agency. As such, this information is in the public domain, may be copied and otherwise accessed freely, and is not subject to copyright laws. These papers were previously published in hard copy form by the Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc. (Telephone: 412.776.4970; E-mail: publications@sae.org)

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Microsoft Word - Inspections Subgroup Minutes_012406_Final _2_.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Inspections Subgroup Conference Call Inspections Subgroup Conference Call DRAFT Tuesday, January 24, 2006 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST Group Co-Chairs: Tim Runyon (State of Illinois) and Carlisle Smith (State of Ohio) Participants: Lisa Janairo (CSG), Brent Kiser (State of Ohio), Scott Field (WIEB), Kevin Blackwell (DOT), Jule Fausto (State of Utah), Sandy Covi (Union Pacific), Cort Richardson (CSG), Pat Brady (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) DOE Support contractors also participated on the call. Action Items: Responsible Party Action to be Taken All: Send written comments on work scope to Lisa Janairo by February 3. Lisa Janairo: Distribute old TEC documents on rail/CVSA comparison. Distribute DOE order that addresses rail inspections (per Sandy's suggestion).

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Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy. Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy. Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy. Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy,.Summary of Important Terms PETROLEUM PRICES Refiner acquisition cost of crude oil (RAC): The average monthly cost of crude oil to U.S. refiners, including transportation and fees. The composite cost is the weighted average of domestic and imported crude oil costs. Typically, the imported RAC is about $1.50 per barrel below the monthly average spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil and is within about $0.20 per barrel of the average monthly spot price of Brent crude oil. Unless otherwise stated, the imported RAC is what is referred to in this report as the 'world oil price" or "average crude oil price." 24701

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Coupling Air Flow Models to Load/Energy Models and Implications for  

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Coupling Air Flow Models to Load/Energy Models and Implications for Coupling Air Flow Models to Load/Energy Models and Implications for Envelope Component Testing and Modeling Speaker(s): Brent Griffith Date: July 30, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Dariush Arasteh Air models allow accounting for air temperature variations within a thermal zone or along the surface of an envelope component. A recently completed ASHRAE research project (RP-1222) produced a source code toolkit focused on coupling airflow models to load routines typical of whole building energy simulation. The two modeling domains are computed separately (and iteratively) with relevant temperature boundary conditions passed back and forth. One of the air models in the toolkit is a new contribution to crude/fast airflow modeling that is based on solving the Euler equation

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Day 2 - Thurs Plenary 1 - Vic Reis.ppt  

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Energy, Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change: Energy, Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change: Options and Opportunities for the Next Administration Victor Reis Senior Advisor Department of Energy victor.reis@hq.doe.gov The role of the Department of Energy An interactive "work in progress" Your Picture Here Some of the Many Briefing (More or Less) Recipients Government Sam Bodman Arden Bement John Marburger Don Kerr Pete Domenici Jim Timbie Tony Tether Adm. Kirk Donald Former Government George Shultz Bill Perry Jim Schlesinger Sam Nunn Brent Scowcroft Bennett Johnston John Deutch Rich Mies Dick Meserve Jim Woolsey Academia Princeton MIT Harvard Texas U.C. Berkeley Vanderbilt Oregon State Stanford Cal Tech Utah (Law) Labs Argonne Oak Ridge Los Alamos Livermore Berkeley Sandia SLAC JPL(NASA) Organizations Naval Submarine League Stratcom SAG

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Microsoft Word - 081217_RMTAPreport.doc  

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Risk Management Techniques and Risk Management Techniques and Practice Workshop WORKSHOP REPORT December 2008 Compiled by Terri Quinn and Mary Zosel Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL-TR-409240 Workshop Steering Committee Arthur Bland, ORNL; Vince Dattoria, SC/ASCR/DOE HQ; Bill Kramer, LBNL; Sander Lee, NNSA/ASC/DOE HQ; Terri Quinn, LLNL (workshop chair); Randal Rheinheimer, LANL; Mark Seager, LLNL; Yukiko Sekine, SC/ASCR/DOE HQ; Jeffery Sims, ANL; Jon Stearly, SNL; and Mary Zosel, LLNL (host organizer) Workshop Group Chairs Ann Baker, ORNL; Robert Ballance, SNL; Kathlyn Boudwin, ORNL; Susan Coghlan, ANL; James Craw, LBNL; Candace Culhane, DoD; Kimberly Cupps, LLNL; Brent Draney, LBNL; Ira Goldberg, ANL; Patricia Kovatch, UTenn/NICS; Robert Pennington, NCSA; Kevin Regimbal, PNNL; Randal Rheinheimer, LANL;

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U.S. Energy Information Administration | Annual Energy Outlook 2013  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 9 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Reference case Table A12. Petroleum product prices (2010 dollars per gallon, unless otherwise noted) Energy Information Administration / Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Table A12. Petroleum product prices (2011 dollars per gallon, unless otherwise noted) Sector and fuel Reference case Annual growth 2011-2040 (percent) 2010 2011 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 Crude oil prices (2011 dollars per barrel) Brent spot .............................................................. 81.31 111.26 105.57 117.36 130.47 145.41 162.68 1.3% West Texas Intermediate spot ............................... 81.08 94.86 103.57 115.36 128.47 143.41 160.68 1.8% Average imported refiners acquisition cost 1 ........... 77.49 102.65 102.19 113.48 125.64 138.70 154.96 1.4%

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Extraterrestrial Plate Tectonics  

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Extraterrestrial Plate Tectonics Extraterrestrial Plate Tectonics Name: Brent Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: TX Country: USA Date: Spring 2011 Question: Is there plate tectonics on other planets? Replies: The short answer is that scientists really don't know for sure if there has been or is active plate tectonics on other planets in our solar system. NASA scientists have found some evidence of possible plate tectonics on Mars, but some scientists have discounted this information. Similarly, some scientists have suggested that there may have been plate tectonics on Venus, but it is not a well-supported idea. A link to one of the pages about Mars discusses magnetic "striping" similar to that found on Earth: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/1999/ast29apr99_1/gested

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Magellan Final Report  

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Magellan Report on Magellan Report on Cloud Computing for Science U.S. Department of Energy Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) December, 2011 CSO 23179 The Magellan Report on Cloud Computing for Science U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) December, 2011 Magellan Leads Katherine Yelick, Susan Coghlan, Brent Draney, Richard Shane Canon Magellan Staff Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Adam Scovel, Iwona Sakrejda, Anping Liu, Scott Campbell, Piotr T. Zbiegiel, Tina Declerck, Paul Rich Collaborators This research used resources of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility at Argonne National Laboratory, which is supported by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC02¬06CH11357, funded through the American Recovery

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NREL: Buildings Research - Commercial Buildings Research Staff  

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Commercial Buildings Research Staff Commercial Buildings Research Staff Members of the Commercial Buildings research staff have backgrounds in architectural, civil, electrical, environmental, and mechanical engineering, as well as computer science, physics, and chemistry. Brian Ball Kyle Benne Eric Bonnema Larry Brackney Alberta Carpenter Michael Deru Ian Doebber Kristin Field Katherine Fleming David Goldwasser Luigi Gentile Polese Brent Griffith Rob Guglielmetti Elaine Hale Bob Hendron Lesley Herrmann Adam Hirsch Eric Kozubal Feitau Kung Rois Langner Matt Leach Nicholas Long Daniel Macumber James Page Andrew Parker Shanti Pless Jennifer Scheib Marjorie Schott Michael Sheppy Greg Stark Justin Stein Daniel Studer Alex Swindler Paul Torcellini Evan Weaver Photo of Brian Ball Brian Ball, Ph.D., Senior Engineer brian.ball@nrel.gov

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Agenda March 25 - 26, 2010 Willard Intercontinental Hotel, Washington, DC Thursday, March 25, 2010 Open Meeting - Grand Ballroom 11:00 a.m. Open meeting/review agenda Tim Frazier 11:10 a.m. Opening comments from Secretary Chu 11:25 a.m. Opening discussion - Co-chairs Honorable Lee Hamilton General Brent Scowcroft 11:35 a.m. Opening discussion - members Honorable Pete Domenici Honorable Chuck Hagel Honorable Phil Sharp Mr. Mark H. Ayers Honorable Vicky Bailey Dr. Albert Carnesale Ms. Susan Eisenhower Mr. Jonathan Lash Dr. Allison Macfarlane Dr. Richard A. Meserve Dr. Ernie Moniz Mr. John Rowe Dr. Per F. Peterson 12:30 p.m. Lunch

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The Secretary of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

22, 2011 22, 2011 The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President of the Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Mr. President: As required by Section 304(c) of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of 1982, as amended, Public Law 97-425, enclosed please find the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management's Annual Financial Report for the years ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 as required by Section 302(c)(l) ofNWPA. The information in this report is current only as of September 30, 2009, and does not reflect actions or changes that have occurred since then. Since September 2009, I established a Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and General Brent Scowcroft. The

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PowerPoint Presentation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Recalibration Methodology for Transmitters and Recalibration Methodology for Transmitters and Instrumentation Pradeep Ramuhalli Pacific Northwest National Laboratory May 21-22, 2013 2 Project Overview  Goal: Develop and evaluate a standardized framework for next- generation online monitoring applicable to current and future nuclear systems  Participants: PNNL (Pradeep Ramuhalli, Jamie Coble, Guang Lin, Brett Braatz) AMS (Brent Shumaker)  Research directly supports primary goals of LWRS, SMR, ARC, NGNP, and MPACT  Supports secondary goals of AF and UNFD 3 Project Background  Measurement reliability key to safe, economic and secure operation of nuclear systems Interval-based recalibration used to assure reliability  Current practices have several drawbacks Time consuming and expensive

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Sep2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 1 September 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 September 7, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. After a fairly quiet July, oil prices experienced some significant downward movement (Figure 1) in the first week of August. From a prompt month price of $94.89 on August 1, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, fell over $15 to settle at $79.30 eight days later on August 9. This was the lowest settlement price for the prompt month contract since September of 2010. Brent, a crude oil produced in the North Sea, experienced similar price drops during the same period, falling to a recent low of $102.57 on August 9, though still well

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Appendix A  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2. Petroleum product prices 2. Petroleum product prices (2012 dollars per gallon, unless otherwise noted) Sector and fuel Reference case Annual growth 2012-2040 (percent) 2011 2012 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 Crude oil prices (2012 dollars per barrel) Brent spot .............................................................. 113.24 111.65 96.57 108.99 118.99 129.77 141.46 0.8% West Texas Intermediate spot ............................... 96.55 94.12 94.57 106.99 116.99 127.77 139.46 1.4% Average imported refiners acquisition cost 1 ........... 104.47 101.10 88.07 100.01 109.22 119.80 130.80 0.9% Delivered sector product prices Residential Propane .............................................................. 2.31 2.20 2.17 2.27 2.35 2.45 2.52 0.5%

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Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

May 2002 May 2002 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook May 2002 Overview World Oil Markets: World oil prices continued to rise in April, with OPEC Basket and Brent prices rising by $2 per barrel on average from March levels. April marked the second consecutive month that the OPEC basket price finished above $22 per barrel, the lower end of the target range for the OPEC basket price. The U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price averaged over $26 per barrel in April, and closed over $27 per barrel by month's-end (Figure 1). In addition to psychological factors market fundamentals will also push world oil prices up as inventory draws in the OECD countries validate that supply cuts are taking place following the enactment of the January 2002 quota. West Texas Intermediate prices could rise to almost $30 per barrel in

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Apr2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11 11 1 April 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 April 12, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices averaged $88.58 per barrel in February then rose to $108 per barrel by the end of March (Figure 1). Projected WTI prices average $106 in 2011 and $114 per barrel in 2012, increases of $5 per barrel and $9 per barrel, respectively, from last month's Outlook. Growing volumes of Canadian crude oil imported into the United States contributed to record-high storage levels at Cushing, Oklahoma, and a price discount for WTI compared with similar quality world crudes such as Brent. Consequently, the projected U.S. refiner

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Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

July 2002 July 2002 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook July 2002 Overview World Oil Markets: World oil price markers fell in June, with both Brent crude oil and the OPEC basket prices averaging $1.00 - $1.50 per barrel below May averages. Nevertheless, June marked the fourth consecutive month that the OPEC basket price averaged above $22 per barrel, the lower end of OPEC's target range. The basket price has been above $22 per barrel since March 8 and is projected to remain within the target range ($22-28 per barrel) through 2003. Moderate OPEC restraint, combined with accelerating world demand growth later in 2002 and into 2003 is expected to maintain elevated prices. The U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil price averaged almost $2 per barrel lower in June than

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Feb2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices moved higher in January and out of the trading range they had been in for much of fourth quarter 2012 (Figure 1). The Brent front month futures contract averaged $112.35 per barrel in January, an increase of about $3 per barrel from its December average, and denoted the highest monthly average for the crude oil benchmark since September 2012. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil front month futures prices also increased in January, averaging $94.83 per barrel. Prices also continued to move higher in early February. January saw a broad-based rally in most commodity and equity markets around the

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Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages II  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

II II September 27, 2012 Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585 8:00 a.m. Check-in and coffee break 8:45 a.m. Opening remarks by Administrator and introductions of the participants 9:15 a.m. Morning session 1: Price behavior, benchmark spreads, oil futures market participation and trading activities of commodity index traders and physical traders Paper Title: Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the Brent- WTI Spread * Presenter: Michel Robe, American University and CFTC * Discussant: Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan * Questions, answers and discussions by all participants 10:45 a.m. Coffee break 11:00 a.m. Morning session 2: Speculative components and premium in crude oil prices:

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OPEC Production Likely To Remain Low  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4 4 Notes: With a background of some weakening demand from weakening economies (being pushed lower by high crude oil prices), OPEC has shown not only a a reluctance to increase production any time soon, but has actually decreased production. OPEC has attempted to reduce production by 3.5 million barrels per day so far this year. The last of these cuts is not to occur until September, which will affect consuming countries the most over the upcoming winter. Tightness in both European (Brent price) and Asian (Dubai price) markets are reflected in the recent strength seen in the marker crude oil for these regions. But with the effect of the 2nd OPEC production cuts just taking effect and the effect of the 3rd production cut yet to come, U.S. crude oil stocks are

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the tritium shot heard around the world  

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the tritium shot heard around the world Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the tritium shot heard around the world By John Greenwald December 9, 2013 Tweet Widget Facebook Like Google Plus One PPPL staffers monitor a closed-circuit screen during the historic 1993 experiment. PPPL staffers monitor a closed-circuit screen during the historic 1993 experiment. Gallery: Some 1993 D-T shot staffers in today's control room. Front row from left: Marilee Thompson; Steve Sabbagh; PPPL Deputy Director for Research Michael Zarnstorff. Rear row from left: Ken Hill; Dave Johnson; Eric Fredrickson; Charles Skinner; Brent Stratton; Lane Roquemore. (Photo by Elle Starkman, PPPL Offfice of Communications) Some 1993 D-T shot staffers in today's control room. Front row from left: Marilee Thompson; Steve Sabbagh; PPPL Deputy Director for Research Michael

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41 - 14450 of 31,917 results. 41 - 14450 of 31,917 results. Article Advanced Biofuels: How Scientists are Engineering Bacteria to Help Drive America Researchers at the Energy Department's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have engineered the first strains of the bacteria to digest switchgrass biomass and synthesize its sugars into all three types of transportation fuels -- gasoline, diesel and jet fuels. http://energy.gov/articles/advanced-biofuels-how-scientists-are-engineering-bacteria-help-drive-america Article INL's Move to Google Apps Enables Flexibility, Scalability Brent Stacey, Chief Information Officer and Information Management Director at Energy's Idaho National Laboratory (INL) recently stated, "INL is moving to what we call a high performance workplace." http://energy.gov/cio/articles/inls-move-google-apps-enables-flexibility-scalability

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Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2013  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Module Energy Module This page inTenTionally lefT blank 21 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 International Energy Module The LFMM International Energy Module (IEM) simulates the interaction between U.S. and global petroleum markets. It uses assumptions of economic growth and expectations of future U.S. and world crude-like liquids production and consumption to estimate the effects of changes in U.S. liquid fuels markets on the international petroleum market. For each year of the forecast, the LFMM IEM computes BRENT and WTI prices, provides a supply curve of world crude-like liquids, and generates a worldwide oil supply- demand balance with regional detail. The IEM also provides, for each year of the projection period, endogenous and

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Daniela Rodica Radu  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Mesoporous silica nanomaterials for applications in catalysis, sensing, drug Mesoporous silica nanomaterials for applications in catalysis, sensing, drug delivery and gene transfection Daniela Rodica Radu A dissertation submitted to the graduate faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Major: Chemistry Program of Study Committee: Victor Shang-Yi Lin, Major Professor William S. Jenks Marc D. Porter Nicola L. Pohl Brent H. Shanks Iowa State University Ames, Iowa 2004 Copyright 0 Daniela Rodica Radu, 2004. All rights reserved. .. 11 Graduate CoIlege Iowa State University This is to certify that the doctoral dissertation of Daniela Rodica Radu has met the dissertation requirements of Iowa State University For the Major Program ... 1 1 1 DEDICATION To my children "Float straight ahead and if the land you are looking for does not exist yet, be sure that God

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: The front month futures price for Brent, the world waterborne crude benchmark, increased by $5.72 per barrel to settle at $115.26 per barrel on September 5 (Figure 1). Front month futures prices for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil also increased over the same time period but by a lesser amount, to settle at $108.37 per barrel on September 5. The primary drivers of higher crude oil prices over the past five weeks included an uptick in unplanned crude oil production outages and increased tensions in the Middle East. Continued disputes between local governments in the eastern oil producing regions of Libya and the central government in Tripoli combined with worker strikes at

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Dec2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration December 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 December 6, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. Prices for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved higher at the end of November with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) closing at $100.20 on November 30; near its highest price since June 9 and only the second time the benchmark has settled over $100 since then (Figure 1). Brent prices finished the month at $110.52 per barrel, towards the higher end of the $100 to $115 per barrel trading range the front month contract has been in since August.

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Adev,Bdev,Cdev  

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CUDA CUDA Fortran 2013 Mathew Colgrove The Portland Group brent.leback@pgroup.com CPU Code GPU Code real, device, allocatable, dimension(:,:) :: Adev,Bdev,Cdev . . . allocate (Adev(N,M), Bdev(M,L), Cdev(N,L)) Adev = A(1:N,1:M) Bdev = B(1:M,1:L) call mm_kernel >> ( Adev, Bdev, Cdev, N, M, L) C(1:N,1:L) = Cdev deallocate ( Adev, Bdev, Cdev ) . . . attributes(global) subroutine mm_kernel ( A, B, C, N, M, L ) real :: A(N,M), B(M,L), C(N,L), Cij integer, value :: N, M, L integer :: i, j, kb, k, tx, ty real, shared :: Asub(16,16),Bsub(16,16) tx = threadidx%x ty = threadidx%y i = blockidx%x * 16 + tx j = blockidx%y * 16 + ty Cij = 0.0 do kb = 1, M, 16 Asub(tx,ty) = A(i,kb+tx-1)

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Mar2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

March 2011 March 2011 1 March 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 March 8, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices averaged $88.58 per barrel in February, slightly lower than the January average, while over the same time period the estimated average cost of all crude oil to U.S. refineries increased by about $4.50 per barrel to $92.50. Growing volumes of Canadian crude oil imported into the United States contributed to record-high storage levels at Cushing, Oklahoma, and a price discount for WTI compared with similar quality world crudes such as Brent crude oil. Projected WTI spot prices rise to an average of $105 per barrel in December

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Summary of Important Terms PETROLEUM PRICES  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Important Terms Important Terms PETROLEUM PRICES Refiner acquisition cost of crude oil (RAC): The average monthly cost of crude oil to U.S. refiners, including transportation and fees. The composite cost is the weighted average of domestic and imported crude oil costs. Typically, the imported RAC is about $1.50 per barrel below the monthly average spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil and is within about $0.20 per barrel of the average monthly spot price of Brent crude oil. Unless otherwise stated, the imported RAC is what is referred to in this report as the 'world oil price" or "average crude oil price." Retail motor gasoline prices: The average pump prices for gasoline reported in the Short-term Energy Outlook are derived from the Energy Information

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FTCP FAQ Standards Qualifying Officials List - Savannah River Operations Office  

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SR TQP Functional Area Qualifying Officials SR TQP Functional Area Qualifying Officials Functional Area Name Phone Organization Chemical Processing Pat Suggs 803-208-2908 AMWDP I Ci vi] Structural Engineering Mike Dholakia 803-208-1228 AMWDP Brent Gutierrez 803-208-2969 AMWDP I Construction Management Robert Baker 803-644-3711 AMWDP William Huxford 803-952-4281 NNSA Criticality Safety Glenn Christenbury 803-208-3737 NNSA Norm Shepard 803-208-3618 AMNMSP Deactivation and Decommissioning Angelia Adams 803-952-8593 AMCP Helen Belencan 803-952-8696 AMCP Electrical Systems Fred Brown 803-208-2529 AMWDP Michael Mikolanis 803-208-1223 AMWDP Marc Woodworth 803-208-3966 AMNMSP Emergency Management Cindy Brizes 803-952-4290 NNSA Howard Burgess 803-952-5538 OS SES Environmental Compliance ·A very Hammett 803-952-7805 AMCP

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Secretary Chu Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Secretary Chu Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future January 29, 2010 - 12:57pm Addthis As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to restarting America's nuclear industry, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the formation of a Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to provide recommendations for developing a safe, long-term solution to managing the Nation's used nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. The Commission is being co-chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft. In light of the Administration's decision not to proceed with the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, President Obama has directed Secretary

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NUG 2013 Business Day  

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» » Business Day NUG 2013 Business Day NUG Business Meeting Agenda Tuesday, February 12, 2013 NERSC Oakland Scientific Facility 8:30 - Working Breakfast: Welcome and Introductions -- Stephane Ethier 9:00 - NERSC Accomplishments and Plans -- Francesca Verdier 9:30 - Department of Energy Update -- Dave Goodwin 9:45 - NERSC's New Building Update -- Brent Draney 10:00 - Edison Update -- Richard Gerber, Tina DeClerck, Zhengji Zhao 10:30 - Break 10:45 - The NERSC 8 Procurement -- Katie Antypas 11:15 - NERSC Initiative: Preparing Applications for Exascale, Nick Wright 11:45 - NERSC Parallel Database Evaluation - Yushu Yao 12:00 - Working Lunch: The role of NUGEX; Announcement of NUGEX election results; General discussion - Stephane Ethier & Frank Tsung 13:30 - Requirements Reviews Update - Richard Gerber & Harvey Wasserman

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MONTICELLO NPL SITES Minutes and Action Items of the Federal Facilities Agreement Meeting  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Minutes and Action Items of the Federal Facilities Agreement Meeting Minutes and Action Items of the Federal Facilities Agreement Meeting September 16 and 17,2008 Meeting Location U.S. Department of Energy Site Office, Monticello, Utah Meeting Attendees Jalena Dayvault- U.S. Department of Energy Tim Bartlett- S.M. Stoller Todd Moon- S.M. Stoller Linda Sheader- S. M. Stoller Paul Wetherstein- S.M. Stoller Brent Everett- Utah Department of Environmental Quality Duane Mortensen- Utah Department of Environmental Quality Paul Mushovic- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Rob Stites- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (participated by phone) Christina Wilson- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (participated by phone) Meeting topics and discussion points are summarized under the headings listed below. The agenda and copies of handouts presented during the meeting are attached to this report.

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FIVE YEAR REVIEW - MONTICELLO RADIOACTIVELY CONTAMINATED PROPERTIES - 06/11/2007  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Third Five-Year Review Report Third Five-Year Review Report for Monticello Radioactively Contaminated Properties Monticello, Utah San Juan County, Utah June 2007 Office of Legacy Management DOE M/1473 2007 - -L Work Performed Under DOE Contract No. for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management. DE-AC01-02GJ79491 Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Office of Legacy Management Office of Legacy Management Office of Legacy Management U.S. Department of Energy DOE-LM/1473-2007 Five-Year Review Report Third Five-Year Review Report For Monticello Radioactively Contaminated Properties Monticello, Utah San Juan County, Utah June 2007 Prepared by U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management Grand Junction, Colorado Approved by: Raymond M:'P' ness Deputy Director U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy Management Brent H. Everett

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Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Frequent-Interval Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu D. Bruce Nothdurft, MSCE, PE, PG SRS Geotechnical Engineering Department Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Alec V. McGillivray, PhD, PE Geotechnical Consultant Brent J. Gutierrez, PhD, PE NPH Engineering Manager, DOE-SR Motivation  The seismic piezocone penetration test (SCPTu) utilized at SRS because it provides rapid and thorough site characterization.  Evaluation of non-linear soil behavior...  detailed stratigraphy  small-strain velocity measurements  large-strain non-seismic measurements  Depth scale disparity  large-strain non-seismic measurements nearly continuous with depth  small-strain velocity measurements over 1 m depth intervals. 2 October 25-26, 2011 DOE NPH Conference

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Report to the Secretary  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Report to the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Report to the Secretary of Energy Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Report to the Secretary of Energy The Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future (BRC) was formed by the Secretary of Energy at the request of the President to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle and recommend a new strategy. It was cochaired by Rep. Lee H. Hamilton and Gen. Brent Scowcroft. Other Commissioners were Mr. Mark H. Ayers, the Hon. Vicky A. Bailey, Dr. Albert Carnesale, Sen. Pete Domenici, Ms. Susan Eisenhower, Sen. Chuck Hagel, Mr. Jonathan Lash, Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane, Dr. Richard A. Meserve, Dr. Ernest J. Moniz, Dr. Per Peterson, Mr. John Rowe, and Rep. Phil Sharp.

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Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook October 2013  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

and Winter Fuels Outlook October 2013 1 and Winter Fuels Outlook October 2013 1 October 2013 Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook (STEO) Highlights  EIA projects average U.S. household expenditures for natural gas and propane will increase by 13% and 9%, respectively, this winter heating season (October 1 through March 31) compared with last winter. Projected U.S. household expenditures are 2% higher for electricity and 2% lower for heating oil this winter. Although EIA expects average expenditures for households that heat with natural gas will be significantly higher than last winter, spending for gas heat will still be lower than the previous 5-year average (see EIA Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook slideshow).  Brent crude oil spot prices fell from a recent peak of $117 per barrel in early September to

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Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Special Analysis Special Analysis + EXPAND ALL Feature Articles Status of Libyan Loading Ports and Oil and Natural Gas Fields September 2013 PDF EIA Estimates of Crude Oil and Liquid Fuels Supply Disruptions September 2013 PDF 2013 Outlook for Gulf of Mexico Hurricane-Related Production Outages June 2013 PDF Summer 2013 Outlook for Residential Electric Bills June 2013 PDF Key drivers for EIA's short-term U.S. crude oil production outlook February 2013 PDF Constraints in New England likely to affect regional energy prices this winter January 2013 PDF Change in STEO Regional and U.S. Degree Day Calculations September 2012 PDF Changes to Electricity and Renewables Tables August 2012 PDF Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Forecast July 2012 PDF 2012 Outlook for Hurricane-Related Production Outages in the Gulf of Mexico June 2012 PDF

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Nov2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices decreased slightly in October with most of the decline coming at the end of the month. The Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) front month futures contracts decreased by $4 and $5 per barrel, respectively, since October 1 and settled at $108.17 and $87.09 dollars per barrel on November 1 (Figure 1). These are the lowest levels for both crude oil benchmarks since the beginning of August 2012. The downward price pressure coincided with third quarter earnings announcements from companies in the S&P 500 that were below market expectations. Many companies also lowered their earnings guidance for the first half of 2013, citing uncertainty over the

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Pub  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Changes from Previous AEO Changes from Previous AEO Updated Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Reference case (April 2013): Extension of the projection period through 2040, an additional five years beyond AEO2012. Adoption of a new Liquid Fuels Market Module (LFMM) in place of the Petroleum Market Module used in earlier AEOs provides for more granular and integrated modeling of petroleum refineries and all other types of current and potential future liquid fuels production technologies. This allows more direct analysis and modeling of the regional supply and demand effects involving crude oil and other feedstocks, current and future processes, and marketing to consumers. A shift to the use of Brent spot price as the reference oil price. AEO2013 also presents the average West Texas Intermediate spot price of

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Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices  

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Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices Title Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-2804E Year of Publication 2009 Authors Arasteh, Dariush K., Christian Kohler, and Brent T. Griffith Date Published 10/2009 Call Number LBNL-2804E Abstract The paper describes the development of a model specification for performance monitoring systems for commercial buildings. The specification focuses on four key aspects of performance monitoring: performance metrics measurement system requirements data acquisition and archiving data visualization and reporting The aim is to assist building owners in specifying the extensions to their control systems that are required to provide building operators with the information needed to operate their buildings more efficiently and to provide automated diagnostic tools with the information required to detect and diagnose faults and problems that degrade energy performance.

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International Energy Outlook 2006 - Special Topics  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Special Topics Special Topics International Energy Outlook 2006 World Oil Prices in IEO2006 World Oil Prices, 1980-2030: Comparison of IRAC and Average Price of Imported Low-Sulfur, Light Crude Oil (ILSLCO) to U.S. Refiners (2004 Dollars per Barrel). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data In previous IEOs, the world crude oil price was defined on the basis of the average imported refiner acquisition cost of crude oil to the United States (IRAC), which represented the weighted average of all imported crude oil. Historically, the IRAC price has tended to be a few dollars less than the widely cited prices of premium crudes, such as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent, which refiners generally prefer for their low viscosity

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Feb2011_final_rh.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11 11 1 February 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 February 8, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. WTI crude oil spot prices averaged $89 per barrel in January, about the same as the December average, while over the same time period the estimated average cost of all crude oil to U.S. refineries increased by about $1 per barrel. Growing volumes of Canadian crude oil imported into the United States contributed to record-high storage levels at Cushing, Oklahoma, and a price discount for WTI compared with similar quality world crudes such as Brent crude oil. Projected WTI spot prices rise to an average of $95 per barrel in December 2011 and continue to increase to $99 per barrel by the

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Training and information technology issue, 2005  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The focus of the May-June issue is on training and information technology. Major articles/reports in this issue include: Communicating effectively, by Alain Bucaille, AREVA; Reputation management, by Susan Brisset, Bruce Power; Contol room and HSI modernization guidance, by Joseph Naser, EPRI; How far are we from public acceptance, by Jennifer A. Biedscheid and Murthy Devarakonda, Washington TRU Solutions LLC; Spent fuel management options, by Brent W. Dixon and Steven J. Piet, Idaho National Laboratory; Industry Awards; A secure energy future for America, by George W. Bush, President, United States of America; Vision of the future of nuclear energy, by Anne Lauvergeon, AREVA; and, Plant profile: strategy for transition to digital, TXU Power.

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RECs Workshop Panelist Discussion Questions  

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Challenges Challenges Panel #1: Discussion Panel on REC Markets, Prices, Trading, and Liquidity Moderator, Karlynn Cory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Brent Beerley, IBERDROLA - Marketer Perspective Carrie Cullen-Hitt, Constellation NewEnergy - Retailer Perspective Carrie Plemons, PPM Energy - Generator Perspective John Pappas, PG&E - Purchaser Perspective Jim Scarrow, Chadbourne & Parke - Financier Perspective * Where do RECs have the greatest value today? What factors drive differences in value? Do you expect this to change over time? * How important are prospective REC revenue streams to project finance decisions? How certain are these revenue streams? What are the key market risks? How can REC revenues play a greater role in project finance? What governmental actions, at the state or federal

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Secretary Chu Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Secretary Chu Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future January 29, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to restarting America's nuclear industry, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the formation of a Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to provide recommendations for developing a safe, long-term solution to managing the Nation's used nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. The Commission is being co-chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft. In light of the Administration's decision not to proceed with the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, President Obama has directed Secretary

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 2013_summer_fuels.pptx  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

S F l O tl k 2013 Summer Fuels Outlook April 9, 2013 www.eia.gov U.S. Energy Information Administration Independent Statistics & Analysis Key factors driving the short-term outlook * World liquid fuels consumption growth driven by emerging economies, with continuing consumption declines in OECD economies, with continuing consumption declines in OECD countries. * Non-OPEC supply growth, particularly in North America, pp y g , p y , expected to keep pace with world liquid fuels consumption growth and contribute to modest declines in world crude oil prices. prices. * Brent crude oil prices fall gradually over the forecast, averaging, from $112 per barrel in 2012 to $108 per barrel in g g, $ p $ p 2013 and $101 per barrel in 2014. The discount for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil relative to other world

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Microsoft Word - Inspections Subgroup Minutes_022306_Draft _2_.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

- 5/3/2006 Page 1 - 5/3/2006 Page 1 TEC Rail Topic Group, Inspections Subgroup Conference Call Thursday, February 23, 2006 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST DRAFT Group Co-Chairs: Tim Runyon (State of Illinois) and Carlisle Smith (State of Ohio) Participants: Lisa Janairo (CSG), Kevin Blackwell (DOT), Brent Kiser (State of Ohio), Scott Field (WIEB), Cort Richardson (CSG), Pat Brady (Burlington Northern Santa Fe), Rick Hand (State of Illinois) Action Items: Responsible Party Action to be Taken All Participants Provide comments on draft inspection questions to Lisa Janairo by March 1, 2006. Kevin Blackwell Distribute a copy of the updated April 2000 legal memo from FRA defining inspector authorities. Distribute list of FRA-certified state inspectors.

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FEMP Peer Review  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Panel Report Panel Report September 20-21, 2005 FEMP PEER REVIEW PANEL Paul DeCotis, Chair New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Floyd E. Barwig Iowa Energy Center Richard S. Brent Solar Turbines, Inc. Bruce Gross Dominion Federal Corporation Kenneth L. James Pacific Gas and Electric Company Meg Matt The Matt Group Richard A. Morgan Morgan Marketing Partners Francis J. Murray, Jr. Energy/Environmental Consultant Maria Papadakis James Madison University Polly N. Shaw Consultant Susan E. Stratton Energy Center of Wisconsin James J. Winebrake, Ph.D. Rochester Institute of Technology David B. Zabetakis David B. Zabetakis, LLC November 4, 2005 Mr. Rick Khan, Program Manager Federal Energy Management Program U.S. Department of Energy

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Today in Energy - Daily Prices - Prices - U.S. Energy Information  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

December 20, 2013Daily Prices December 20, 2013Daily Prices Daily wholesale and retail prices for various energy products are shown below, including spot prices and select futures prices at national or regional levels. Prices are updated each weekday (excluding federal holidays), typically between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. This page is meant to provide a snapshot of selected daily prices only. Prices are republished by EIA with permission as follows: Wholesale Spot Petroleum Prices from Thomson Reuters, Retail Petroleum Prices from AAA Fuel Gauge Report, Prompt-Month Energy Futures from CME Group, and Select Spot Prices from SNL Energy. Daily Prices Wholesale Spot Petroleum Prices, 12/19/13 Close Product Area Price Percent Change* Crude Oil ($/barrel) WTI 98.40 +0.8 Brent 110.78 +1.1 Louisiana Light 108.27 +4.9

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2012 | Release Date: Mar. 8, 7, 2012 | Release Date: Mar. 8, 2012 | Next Release: Mar. 15, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices | Storage In the News: Crude oil-to-natural gas price ratio passes 50 Last week, the crude oil-to-natural gas price ratio (the Brent crude oil price in dollars per barrel divided by the Henry Hub natural gas price in dollars per million British thermal units (MMBtu)) passed 50-reaching 54.36 on March 6, 2012. The ratio, which gauges the fuels' relative market value, averaged only about 9 from 2000 to 2009. The relatively high price of crude oil has led to a decrease in natural gas-directed rigs, as producers have shifted their focus to crude oil and natural gas liquids. At a price ratio of 50, crude oil is roughly eight times more valuable than

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to Hold First Meeting |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to Hold First Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to Hold First Meeting Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to Hold First Meeting March 3, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - On Thursday, March 25th and Friday, March 26th, the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, co-chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and former National Security Advisor General Brent Scowcroft, will hold its first meeting in Washington, D.C. At the direction of President Obama, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu established the Blue Ribbon Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle and to provide recommendations for developing a safe, long-term solution to managing the Nation's used nuclear fuel and nuclear waste.

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Yucca Mountain Archival Documents | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Yucca Mountain Archival Documents Yucca Mountain Archival Documents Yucca Mountain Archival Documents Yucca Mountain Archival Documents From the Former Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management President Obama and the Department of Energy are working to restart America's nuclear industry to help meet our energy and climate challenges and create thousands of new jobs. The Administration is fully committed to ensuring that long-term storage obligations for nuclear waste are met. The President has made clear that Yucca Mountain is not an option for waste storage. The Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, led by Congressman Lee Hamilton and General Brent Scowcroft, has conducted a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle, and has offered recommendations for developing a safe,

248

Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Economics of Greenhouse Gas Economics of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Forestry and Agriculture: a National Assessment Brian C. Murray Director for Economic Analysis Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions Duke University Presented at Fifth DOE Carbon Sequestration Conference Alexandria, VA May 10, 2006 Funding and Collaborators Primary Funding: US EPA, Climate Change Division to RTI International Collaborators: Assessment Report team: Ken Andrasko & Ben DeAngelo (EPA), Brent Sohngen (RTI, Ohio State), Allan Sommer (USDA/NRCS), Kelly Jones (RTI), FASOMGHG team: Bruce McCarl (Texas A&M), Darius Adams (Oregon State), Ralph Alig (US Forest Service), Brooks Depro (RTI), Dhazn Gillig (American Express), Heng-chi Lee (U Western Ontario) http://www.epa.gov/sequestration/greenhouse_gas.html

249

Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Market Prices and Uncertainty Report This is a regular monthly supplement to the EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook. Contact: James Preciado (James.Preciado@eia.gov) Full Report Crude Oil Prices: International crude oil benchmarks moved higher in November, showing their first month-over-month increase since August, while U.S. crude oil prices moved higher during the first week of December. The North Sea Brent front month futures price settled at $110.98 per barrel on December 5, an increase of $5.07 per barrel since its close on November 1 (Figure 1). The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) front month futures contract rose $2.77 per barrel compared to November 1, settling at $97.38 per barrel on December 5. Figure 1: Historical crude oil front month futures prices

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FTP Emissions Test Results from Flexible-Fuel Methanol Dodge Spirits and Ford Econoline Vans  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

FTP Emissions Test Results from Flexible-Fuel FTP Emissions Test Results from Flexible-Fuel Methanol Dodge Spirits and Ford Econoline Vans Kenneth J. Kelly, Brent K. Bailey, and Timothy C. Coburn National Renewable Energy Laboratory Wendy Clark Automotive Testing Laboratories, Inc. Leslie Eudy ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc. Peter Lissiuk Environmental Research and Development Corp. Presented at Society for Automotive Engineers International Spring Fuels and Lubricants Meeting Dearborn, MI May 6-8, 1996 The work described here was wholly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a U.S. government agency. As such, this information is in the public domain, may be copied and otherwise accessed freely, and is not subject to copyright laws. These papers were previously published in hard copy form by the Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.

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Round 1 Emissions Results from Compressed Natural Gas Vans and Gasoline Controls Operating in the U.S. Federal Fleet  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Round 1 Emissions Results from Compressed Round 1 Emissions Results from Compressed Natural Gas Vans and Gasoline Controls Operating in the U.S. Federal Fleet Kenneth J. Kelly, Brent K. Bailey, and Timothy C. Coburn National Renewable Energy Laboratory Leslie Eudy ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc. Peter Lissiuk Environmental Research and Development Corp. Presented at Society for Automotive Engineers International Spring Fuels and Lubricants Meeting Dearborn, MI May 6-8, 1996 The work described here was wholly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a U.S. government agency. As such, this information is in the public domain, may be copied and otherwise accessed freely, and is not subject to copyright laws. These papers were previously published in hard copy form by the Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.

252

First year's operation experience of the deepest SPM (Single Point Mooring) in the world  

SciTech Connect

The British National Oil Corp. had a Single Anchor Leg Mooring (SALM) installed at the Thistle Field in Apr. 1977 for export loading of tankers pending completion of the Brent System 36 in. pipeline to Sullom-Voe, which became operational in Dec. 1978; the SALM will continue to be maintained in good condition as a standby alternative export outlet. Modification of the original three 80,000 dwt tankers during 1977 provided the original design capacity of an 80,000 dwt tanker, but with added clean ballast capacity to eliminate tank cleaning and treatment of dirty ballast water. A fully integrated tanker/SALM/platform instrumentation system monitors mooring loads, buoy and riser angles, and tanker status; the latter being radio telemetered to the nearby block platform. Operation of the system and necessary modifications are described.

Millar, J.L.; Hughes, H.; Dyer, R.C.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Residential energy use and conservation in Venezuela: Results and implications of a household survey in Caracas  

SciTech Connect

This document presents the final report of a study of residential energy use in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. It contains the findings of a household energy-use survey held in Caracas in 1988 and examines options for introducing energy conservation measures in the Venezuelan residential sector. Oil exports form the backbone of the Venezuelan economy. Improving energy efficiency in Venezuela will help free domestic oil resources that can be sold to the rest of the world. Energy conservation will also contribute to a faster recovery of the economy by reducing the need for major investments in new energy facilities, allowing the Venezuelan government to direct its financial investments towards other areas of development. Local environmental benefits will constitute an important additional by-product of implementing energy-efficiency policies in Venezuela. Caracas`s residential sector shows great potential for energy conservation. The sector is characterized by high saturation levels of major appliances, inefficiency of appliances available in the market, and by careless patterns of energy use. Household energy use per capita average 6.5 GJ/per year which is higher than most cities in developing countries; most of this energy is used for cooking. Electricity accounts for 41% of all energy use, while LPG and natural gas constitute the remainder. Specific options for inducing energy conservation and energy efficiency in Caracas`s residential sector include energy-pricing policies, fuel switching, particularly from electricity to gas, improving the energy performance of new appliances and customer information. To ensure the accomplishment of an energy-efficiency strategy, a concerted effort by energy users, manufacturers, utility companies, government agencies, and research institutions will be needed.

Figueroa, M.J.; Ketoff, A.; Masera, O.

1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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pmm.vp  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

U.S. Energy Information Administration/Petroleum Marketing Monthly December 2013 Table 26. F.O.B. a Costs of Imported Crude Oil for Selected Crude Streams (Dollars per Barrel) Year Quarter Month Canadian Lloydminster Iraqi Basrah Light Mexican Mayan Nigerian Qua Iboe Venezuelan Merey 1985 Average .................................. 23.79 - 24.23 - - 1986 Average .................................. 12.77 - 10.93 - - 1987 Average .................................. 15.12 - 15.72 - - 1988 Average .................................. 11.28 - 11.26 - - 1989 Average .................................. W - 14.71 - - 1990 Average .................................. 18.50 - 17.29 - - 1991 Average .................................. 13.51 - 13.02 - - 1992 Average .................................. W -

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e-Science perspectives in Venezuela  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We describe the e-Science strategy in Venezuela, in particular initiatives by the Centro Nacional de Calculo Cientifico Universidad de Los Andes (CECALCULA), Merida, the Universidad de Los Andes (ULA), Merida, and the Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas (IVIC), Caracas. We present the plans for the Venezuelan Academic Grid and the current status of Grid ULA supported by Internet2. We show different web-based scientific applications that are being developed in quantum chemistry, atomic physics, structural damage analysis, biomedicine and bioclimate within the framework of the E-Infrastructure shared between Europe and Latin America (EELA)

Daz, G; Hamar, V; Hoeger, H; Mendoza, C; Mendez, Z; Nez, L A; Ruiz, N; Torrens, R; Uzcategui, M

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household energy use in urban Venezuela: Implications from surveys in Maracaibo, Valencia, Merida, and Barcelona-Puerto La Cruz  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report identifies the most important results of a comparative analysis of household commercial energy use in Venezuelan urban cities. The use of modern fuels is widespread among all cities. Cooking consumes the largest share of urban household energy use. The survey documents no use of biomass and a negligible use of kerosene for cooking. LPG, natural gas, and kerosene are the main fuels available. LPG is the fuel choice of low-income households in all cities except Maracaibo, where 40% of all households use natural gas. Electricity consumption in Venezuela`s urban households is remarkably high compared with the levels used in households in comparable Latin American countries and in households of industrialized nations which confront harsher climatic conditions and, therefore, use electricity for water and space heating. The penetration of appliances in Venezuela`s urban households is very high. The appliances available on the market are inefficient, and there are inefficient patterns of energy use among the population. Climate conditions and the urban built form all play important roles in determining the high level of energy consumption in Venezuelan urban households. It is important to acknowledge the opportunities for introducing energy efficiency and conservation in Venezuela`s residential sector, particularly given current economic and financial constraints, which may hamper the future provision of energy services.

Figueroa, M.J.; Sathaye, J.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NPP Grassland: Calabozo, Venezuela  

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Calabozo, Venezuela, 1969-1987 Calabozo, Venezuela, 1969-1987 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: General view of the Trachypogon savanna at Calabozo (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site). Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: San Jose, J., and R. A. Montés. 1998. NPP Grassland: Calabozo, Venezuela, 1969-1987. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a humid savanna was determined at the Estacion Biologica de Los Llanos, Calabozo, beginning in 1969. Much of the research work at this site has been carried out by staff from, or in association with, the Ecology Centre of the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (Centro de Ecologia, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas - IVIC).

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Margin turnaround at hand: reprieve for US refiners  

SciTech Connect

After unseasonal US gasoline price deterioration during the summer driving months, a turnaround in rack (unbranded, undelivered wholesale) prices is helping to reverse the downward trend in refining margins on the Gulf Coast. In turn, the improved margins are buoying up light crude oil prices in the US Gulf Coast and strengthening spot-market prices. A graph tracks apparent margins on four important crudes utilized on the US Gulf Coast. August 1984 saw negative margins even for heavy Venezuelan Lagunillas (15/sup 0/ API) and Mexican Maya (22/sup 0/ API), but both were again positive in September. Energy Detente refining netback data for September 1984 are presented for the US Gulf Coast, the US West Coast, Rotterdam, and Singapore. The fuel price/tax series and industrial fuel prices are presented for September 1984 for countries of the Western Hemisphere.

1984-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Summer 2003 Motor Gasoline Outlook.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 3 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook April 2003 Summer 2003 Motor Gasoline Outlook Summary For the upcoming summer season (April to September 2003), high crude oil costs and other factors are expected to yield average retail motor gasoline prices higher than those of last year. Current crude oil prices reflect a substantial uncertainty premium due to concerns about the current conflict in the Persian Gulf, lingering questions about whether Venezuelan oil production will recover to near pre-strike levels in time for the peak driving season, and the impact of recent disruptions in Nigerian oil output. Moreover, unusually low crude oil and gasoline inventory levels at the outset of the driving season are expected to keep prices high throughout much of the

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untitled  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

F.O.B. F.O.B. a Costs of Imported Crude Oil for Selected Crude Streams (Dollars per Barrel) Year Quarter Month Canadian Lloydminster Iraqi Basrah Light Mexican Mayan Nigerian Qua Iboe Venezuelan Merey 1983 Average .......... 24.54 - 23.99 - - 1984 Average .......... 24.70 - 25.35 - - 1985 Average .......... 23.79 - 24.23 - - 1986 Average .......... 12.77 - 10.93 - - 1987 Average .......... 15.12 - 15.72 - - 1988 Average .......... 11.28 - 11.26 - - 1989 Average .......... W - 14.71 - - 1990 Average .......... 18.50 - 17.29 - - 1991 Average .......... 13.51 - 13.02 - - 1992 Average .......... W - 13.42 - - 1993 Average .......... W - 12.03 - - 1994 Average .......... W - 12.39 - - 1995 Average .......... 14.44 - 14.37 - - 1996 Average .......... 17.14 - 17.43 - - 1997 Average .......... 14.29 - 14.97 - -

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Short Term Energy Outlook, February 2003  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 3 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook February 2003 Overview World Oil Markets. World oil markets will likely remain tight through most of 2003, as petroleum inventories and global spare production capacity continue to dwindle amid blasts of cold weather and constrained output from Venezuela. OPEC efforts to increase output to make up for lower Venezuela output has reduced global spare production capacity to only 2 million barrels per day, leaving little room to make up for unexpected supply or demand surprises. Meanwhile, the average West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price increased by $3.50 to $33 per barrel from December to January (Figure 1). For the year 2003, WTI oil prices are expected to remain over $30 per barrel, even though Venezuelan output appears to be moving toward normal sooner than expected. Also,

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Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf January - June 2013 | Release Date: August 29, 2013 | Next Release Date: February 27, 2014 2013 Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf Highlights It should be noted that several factors influence the source of a company's crude oil imports. For example, a company like Motiva, which is partly owned by Saudi Refining Inc., would be expected to import a large percentage from the Persian Gulf, while Citgo Petroleum Corporation, which is owned by the Venezuelan state oil company, would not be expected to import a large percentage from the Persian Gulf, since most of their imports likely come from Venezuela. In addition, other factors that influence a specific company's sources of crude oil imports would include the characteristics of various crude oils as well as a company's economic

263

Short-Term Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 3 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook April 2003 Overview World Oil Markets. Crude oil prices fell sharply at the onset of war in Iraq, but the initial declines probably overshot levels that we consider to be generally consistent with fundamental factors in the world oil market. Thus, while near-term price averages are likely to be below our previous projections, the baseline outlook for crude oil prices (while generally lower) is not drastically different and includes an average for spot West Texas Intermediate (WTI) that is close to $30 per barrel in 2003 (Figure 1). The mix of uncertainties related to key oil production areas has changed since last month, as Venezuelan production has accelerated beyond previous estimates while Nigerian output has been reduced due to internal conflict.

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Short Term Energy Outlook, March 2003  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 3 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook March 2003 Overview World Oil Markets. February crude oil prices moved higher than expected pushed by fears of a war in Iraq, low inventories, slow recovery in Venezuelan exports, continued cold weather and sharply higher natural gas prices in the United States. West Texas Intermediate prices averaged close to $36 for the month (Figure 1), a level not seen since October 1990. Oil inventories continued lower through the month resulting in a cumulative reduction in total commercial stocks of 101 million barrels since September 30, 2002, the beginning of the heating season. Total OECD inventories reached an estimated 2,424 million barrels at the end of February, which would be the lowest level since

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LPG in Venezuela  

SciTech Connect

The use of LPG for domestic consumption in Venezuela began in late 1929 when LPG was imported in lots of 500 cylinders. These cylinders were then returned to the U.S. for refilling. Total consumption at that time was some 40M/sup 3/ (250 barrels) per year and by 1937 had grown to some 540M/sup 3/ (3,400 barrels) per year. Local production of LPG from gas began in the mid thirties with a small cooling plant in the Mene Grande Field in the Lake Maracaibo area, the first field to produce oil in Venezuela (1914). This plant produced gasoline for a refinery and some of the first LPG used in Venezuela for domestic consumption. The capacity of this plant was insufficient to satisfy the growing demand for LPG which was supplied from refinery production until the development of the natural gas processing industry. At the present time, Venezuelan refineries are net consumers of LPG.

Romero, O.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fundamental studies of separation processes. Technical progress report, 15 August 1979-14 August 1980  

SciTech Connect

During the past year, four technical reports have been issued. These have dealt with relative retentions in gas chromatography of the sulfur isotopes in COS, CS/sub 2/ and SO/sub 2/, fractionations of oligomers in commercial polystyrene, identifications of classes of compounds removed from different types of carbonaceous materials by supercritical pentane, and a comparison of the speed of a system of multiple isothermal columns with that of a programmed-temperature column for the fractionation of a mixture of compounds covering a wide range of boiling points. Other studies have involved optimization of the recycle mode in gas chromatography, selective weighting of peaks in the measurement of information conveyed by a chromatogram, development of procedures for the isolations of various vanadium compounds from Venezuelan crude oil, and evaluation of the effect of organic ligand on the sensitivity of the flame emission signal observed for vanadium.

Rogers, L.B.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

NERSC Users Group Meeting June 12-13, 2006 Attendee List  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Attendee List Attendee List Attendee List June 12-13 NUG Meeting Registrants PPPL, On site 24 registered Name Affiliation Location Citizenship Days Monday Dinner? Matthew Andrews Berkeley Lab PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Elena Belova PPPL PPPL Russian June 12-13 No Joshua Breslau PPPL PPPL U.S. June 12-13 Yes Jonathan Carter Berkeley Lab PPPL United Kingdom June 12-13 Yes Jin Chen PPPL PPPL Chinese June 12-13 No Jim Craw NERSC PPPL USA June 12 Yes Brent Draney NERSC PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Stephane Ethier PPPL PPPL Canadian June 12-13 Yes Richard Gerber Berkeley Lab PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Koushik Ghosh IBM PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Barbara Helland DOE/MICS PPPL US June 12 Yes Jason Hick NERSC, Mass Storage Group PPPL US June 12-13 Yes Brian Hingerty Oak Ridge PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Stephen Jardin PPPL PPPL USA June 12-13 No William Kramer NERSC, LBNL PPPL

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Paulo Artaxo,  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

33 a 250. 33 a 250. 1 Partículas de Aerossóis na Amazônia: Composição, Papel no Balanço de Radiação, Formação de Nuvem e Ciclos de Nutrientes Paulo Artaxo, 1 Luciana V. Rizzo, 1 Melina Paixão, 1 Silvia de Lucca, 1 Paulo H. Oliveira, 1 Luciene L. Lara, 1 Kenia R. Wiedemann, 1 Meinrat O. Andreae, 2 Brent Holben, 3 Joel Schafer, 3 Alexandre L. Correia, 3 e Theotônio M. Pauliquevis 4 A atmosfera acima das florestas tropicais desempenha uma parte muito ativa nos ciclos biogeoquímicos, criticamente importantes nos processos que mantêm o ecossistema, que incluem processos relativos à vegetação, solo, hidrologia, e composição atmosférica. As partículas de aerossóis controlam ingredientes chave do ambiente climático e ecológico na Amazônia. O balanço radiativo é fortemente influenciado pela forçante

269

Spot Prices for Crude Oil and Petroleum Products  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Spot Prices Spot Prices (Crude Oil in Dollars per Barrel, Products in Dollars per Gallon) Period: Daily Weekly Monthly Annual Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Product by Area 12/09/13 12/10/13 12/11/13 12/12/13 12/13/13 12/16/13 View History Crude Oil WTI - Cushing, Oklahoma 97.1 98.32 97.25 97.21 96.27 97.18 1986-2013 Brent - Europe 110.07 108.91 109.47 108.99 108.08 110.3 1987-2013 Conventional Gasoline New York Harbor, Regular 2.677 2.698 2.670 2.643 2.639 2.650 1986-2013 U.S. Gulf Coast, Regular 2.459 2.481 2.429 2.398 2.377 2.422 1986-2013 RBOB Regular Gasoline Los Angeles 2.639 2.661 2.569 2.543 2.514 2.527 2003-2013 No. 2 Heating Oil New York Harbor

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Table Definitions, Sources, and Explanatory Notes  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Spot Prices Spot Prices Definitions Key Terms Definition Brent A blended crude stream produced in the North Sea region which serves as a reference or "marker" for pricing a number of other crude streams. Conventional Gasoline Finished motor gasoline not included in the oxygenated or reformulated gasoline categories. Excludes reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending (RBOB) as well as other blendstock. Crude Oil A mixture of hydrocarbons that exists in liquid phase in natural underground reservoirs and remains liquid at atmospheric pressure after passing through surface separating facilities. Depending upon the characteristics of the crude stream, it may also include: Small amounts of hydrocarbons that exist in gaseous phase in natural underground reservoirs but are liquid at atmospheric pressure after being recovered from oil well (casinghead) gas in lease separators and are subsequently commingled with the crude stream without being separately measured. Lease condensate recovered as a liquid from natural gas wells in lease or field separation facilities and later mixed into the crude stream is also included;

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NERSC Users Group Meeting October 2-3, 2008 Attendee List  

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Attendee List Attendee List Attendee List Attendees at NERSC: Onsite and Remote participation OSF, Onsite 61 registered (46 for Oct. 2, 54 for Oct. 3) Name Affiliation Location Days Dinner? Mark Adams Columbia University OSF Oct. 2 No Katie Antypas NERSC OSF Oct. 2-3 No Julian Borrill LBNL/UC Berkeley OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Tina Butler NERSC OSF Oct. 3 No Eric Bylaska PNNL OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Jonathan Carter NERSC OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Shreyas Cholia NERSC OSF Oct. 2-3 No Michael Commer LBNL OSF Oct. 2 No Jim Craw NERSC OSF Oct. 3 Yes Andris Dimits Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory OSF Oct. 3 No Brent Draney NERSC OSF Oct. 3 Yes Stephane Ethier PPPL OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Alex Friedman LLNL & LBNL OSF Oct. 3 No Karl Fuerlinger EECS / UCB OSF Oct. 2-3 No Cameron Geddes LBNL OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Richard Gerber NERSC OSF Oct. 2-3 No David Grote Berkeley Lab OSF Oct. 3

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B  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

l l u e R i B B o n C o m m i s s i o n o n A m e R i C A' s n u C l e A R F u t u R e Report to the Secretary of Energy J A n u A R y 2 0 1 2 ii B l u e R i B B o n C o m m i s s i o n o n A m e R i C A' s n u C l e A R F u t u R e the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's nuclear Future (BRC) was formed by the secretary of energy at the request of the President to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle and recommend a new strategy. it was co- chaired by Rep. lee H. Hamilton and Gen. Brent scowcroft. other Commissioners are mr. mark H. Ayers, the Hon. Vicky A. Bailey, Dr. Albert Carnesale, sen. Pete Domenici, ms. susan eisenhower, sen. Chuck Hagel, mr. Jonathan lash, Dr. Allison m. macfarlane, Dr. Richard A. meserve, Dr. ernest J. moniz, Dr. Per Peterson, mr. John Rowe, and Rep. Phil sharp.

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S T R A T E G Y F O R T H E M A N A G E M E N T A N D D I S  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

S S T R A T E G Y F O R T H E M A N A G E M E N T A N D D I S P O S A L O F U S E D N U C L E A R F U E L A N D H I G H - L E V E L R A D I O A C T I V E W A S T E JANUARY 2013  This Page Intentionally Left Blank  In 2010, I chartered the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future ("BRC" or "Commission") to conduct a comprehensive review and recommend a plan of action for the management and disposal of the nation's used nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, also referred to as the back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle. Representative Lee Hamilton and General Brent Scowcroft, two distinguished individuals with decades of public service and governing experience, co-chaired the Commission and led a panel of leading scientists, nuclear energy experts, industry leaders, and former elected

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NERSC Users Group Meeting September 17-20, 2007 Attendee List  

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Attendee List Attendee List Attendee List Attendees at NERSC: Sep. 17-20, 2007, Onsite and Remote participation OSF, On-site 61 registered Name Affiliation Location Days Monday Dinner? Katerina Antypas NERSC OSF Sep 17-20 Yes Cecilia Aragon LBNL/NERSC OSF Sep 17 No Michael Banda LBNL OSF Sep 17 No Gregory Butler NERSC OSF Sep 17 No Tina Butler NERSC OSF Sep 17 Yes Eric Bylaska PNNL OSF Sep 17-20 Yes Arno Candel ACD SLAC OSF Sep 17-20 Yes Jonathan Carter NERSC OSF Sep 17-20 Yes Kevin Chan UC Berkeley OSF Sep 17-20 No Shreyas Cholia NERSC OSF Sep 17-20 No Elizabeth Ciabattari NERSC/LBL OSF Sep 17 Yes Jim Craw NERSC OSF Sep 17 Yes Andris Dimits Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory OSF Sep 17 No Brent Draney NERSC OSF Sep 17 No Bylaska Eric Pacific Northwest National Laboratory OSF Sep 17-20 No Stephane Ethier Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3. Comparisons of liquids projections, 2025, 2035, and 2040 3. Comparisons of liquids projections, 2025, 2035, and 2040 (million barrels per day, except where noted) Other projections Projection 2011 AEO2013 Reference case EVA INFORUMa IEAb,c ExxonMobila IHSGIa 2025 Average U.S. imported RAC (2011 dollars per barrel) 102.65 113.48 -- 126.18 -- -- 91.38 Brent spot price (2011 dollars per barrel) 111.26 117.36 78.18 136.77 135.70c -- -- U.S. WTI crude oil price (2011 dollars per barrel) 94.86 115.36 -- -- -- -- 93.05 Domestic production 7.88 9.96 12.08 -- -- -- 9.52 Crude oil 5.67 6.79 8.44 8.57 -- -- 6.86 Alaska 0.57 0.35 0.36 -- -- -- -- Natural gas liquids 2.22 3.17 3.64 -- -- -- 2.66 Total net imports 8.58 7.01 -- 7.08 -- -- 5.98 Crude oil 8.89 7.05 -- 7.08 -- -- 7.36

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

April 25, 2013 April 25, 2013 Eating locally grown produce is healthy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/CDH_Design Think Spring, Think Local... Enjoy the personal and environmental benefits of eating green this summer. April 24, 2013 Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency Looking for ways to save energy and money at home? Check out the tips and advice we shared on Earth Day. April 18, 2013 Hot New Advances in Water Heating Technology Need to replace your water heater? Learn how to choose the right model for you and what the Energy Department is doing to develop the next generation of energy-efficient and affordable water heating technologies. April 17, 2013 This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo Nelson upgraded the home with multiple solar technologies including; daylighting, passive solar and active solar. They also have an 80 gallon solar hot water heater. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3. Comparisons of liquids projections, 2025, 2035, and 2040 3. Comparisons of liquids projections, 2025, 2035, and 2040 (million barrels per day, except where noted) Other projections Projection 2011 AEO2013 Reference case EVA INFORUMa IEAb,c ExxonMobila IHSGIa 2025 Average U.S. imported RAC (2011 dollars per barrel) 102.65 113.48 -- 126.18 -- -- 91.38 Brent spot price (2011 dollars per barrel) 111.26 117.36 78.18 136.77 135.70c -- -- U.S. WTI crude oil price (2011 dollars per barrel) 94.86 115.36 -- -- -- -- 93.05 Domestic production 7.88 9.96 12.08 -- -- -- 9.52 Crude oil 5.67 6.79 8.44 8.57 -- -- 6.86 Alaska 0.57 0.35 0.36 -- -- -- -- Natural gas liquids 2.22 3.17 3.64 -- -- -- 2.66 Total net imports 8.58 7.01 -- 7.08 -- -- 5.98 Crude oil 8.89 7.05 -- 7.08 -- -- 7.36

278

Conditional Correlations and Volatility Spillovers Between Crude Oil and Stock Index Returns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: This paper investigates the conditional correlations and volatility spillovers between crude oil returns and stock index returns. Daily returns from 2 January 1998 to 4 November 2009 of the crude oil spot, forward and futures prices from the WTI and Brent markets, and the FTSE100, NYSE, Dow Jones and S&P500 index returns, are analysed using the CCC model of Bollerslev (1990), VARMA-GARCH model of Ling and McAleer (2003), VARMA-AGARCH model of McAleer, Hoti and Chan (2008), and DCC model of Engle (2002). Based on the CCC model, the estimates of conditional correlations for returns across markets are very low, and some are not statistically significant, which means the conditional shocks are correlated only in the same market and not across markets. However, the DCC estimates of the conditional correlations are always significant. This result makes it clear that the assumption of constant conditional correlations is not supported empirically. Surprisingly, the empirical results from the VARMA-GARCH and VARMA-AGARCH models provide little evidence of volatility spillovers between the crude oil and financial markets. The evidence of asymmetric effects of negative and positive shocks of equal magnitude on the conditional variances suggests that VARMA-AGARCH is superior to VARMA-GARCH and

Roengchai Tansuchat; Chia-lin Chang; Michael Mcaleer; Roengchai Tansuchat; Chia-lin Chang; Michael Mcaleer

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Analyzing and Forecasting Volatility Spillovers, Asymmetries and Hedging in Major Oil Markets  

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Abstract: Crude oil price volatility has been analyzed extensively for organized spot, forward and futures markets for well over a decade, and is crucial for forecasting volatility and Value-at-Risk (VaR). There are four major benchmarks in the international oil market, namely West Texas Intermediate (USA), Brent (North Sea), Dubai/Oman (Middle East), and Tapis (Asia-Pacific), which are likely to be highly correlated. This paper analyses the volatility spillover and asymmetric effects across and within the four markets, using three multivariate GARCH models, namely the constant conditional correlation (CCC), vector ARMA-GARCH (VARMA-GARCH) and vector ARMA-asymmetric GARCH (VARMA-AGARCH) models. A rolling window approach is used to forecast the 1-day ahead conditional correlations. The paper presents evidence of volatility spillovers and asymmetric effects on the conditional variances for most pairs of series. In addition, the forecast conditional correlations between pairs of crude oil returns have both positive and negative trends. Moreover, the optimal hedge ratios and optimal portfolio weights of crude oil across different assets and market portfolios are evaluated in order to provide important policy implications for risk management in crude oil markets.

Chia-lin Chang; Michael Mcaleer; Roengchai Tansuchat; Chia-lin Chang; Michael Mcaleer; Roengchai Tansuchat

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

3 3 Table 11. Spot Prices of Crude Oil, Motor Gasoline, and Heating Oil, 2012 to Present (Crude Oil in Dollars per Barrel, Products in Dollars per Gallon) Year / Product Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2012 Crude Oil WTI - Cushing ....................... 100.27 102.20 106.16 103.32 94.66 82.30 87.90 94.13 94.51 89.49 86.53 87.86 Brent ..................................... 110.69 119.33 125.45 119.75 110.34 95.16 102.62 113.36 112.86 111.71 109.06 109.49 Motor Gasoline Conventional New York Harbor ................ 2.822 3.044 3.167 3.206 2.877 2.602 2.747 3.022 3.270 2.975 2.817 2.727 U.S. Gulf Coast ................... 2.777 2.999 3.169 3.101 2.780 2.516 2.645 2.968 3.034 2.778 2.522 2.475 RBOB Regular Los Angeles ........................ 2.920 3.302 3.383 3.250 3.234 2.626 2.819 3.129 3.162 3.135

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West Texas Intermediate Spot Average ............................  

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Crude Oil (dollars per barrel) Crude Oil (dollars per barrel) West Texas Intermediate Spot Average ............................ 102.88 93.42 92.24 87.96 94.34 94.10 105.84 96.30 95.67 95.33 95.67 93.33 94.12 97.64 95.00 Brent Spot Average ........................................................... 118.49 108.42 109.61 110.09 112.49 102.58 110.27 108.29 106.33 105.00 103.00 102.00 111.65 108.41 104.08 Imported Average .............................................................. 108.14 101.18 97.18 97.64 98.71 97.39 103.07 100.03 99.64 99.33 99.69 97.35 101.09 99.85 99.04 Refiner Average Acquisition Cost ...................................... 107.61 101.44 97.38 97.27 101.14 99.45 105.24 100.44 100.15 99.82 100.18 97.83 100.83 101.61 99.50 Liquid Fuels (cents per gallon) Refiner Prices for Resale Gasoline .........................................................................

282

Energy Frontier Research Centers: A View from Senior EFRC Representatives (2011 EFRC Summit, panel session)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A distinguished panel of scientists from the EFRC community provide their perspective on the importance of EFRCs for addressing critical energy needs at the 2011 EFRC Summit. Persis Drell, Director at SLAC, served as moderator. Panel members are Neal Armstrong (Director of the Center for Interface Science: Solar Electric Materials, led by the University of Arizona), Emily Carter (Co-Director of the Combustion EFRC, led by Princeton University. She is also Team Leader of the Heterogeneous Functional Materials Center, led by the University of South Caroline), Don DePaolo (Director of the Center for Nanoscale Control of Geologic CO2, led by LBNL), and Brent Gunnoe (Director of the Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalization, led by the University of Virginia). The 2011 EFRC Summit and Forum brought together the EFRC community and science and policy leaders from universities, national laboratories, industry and government to discuss "Science for our Nation's Energy Future." In August 2009, the Office of Science established 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers. The EFRCs are collaborative research efforts intended to accelerate high-risk, high-reward fundamental research, the scientific basis for transformative energy technologies of the future. These Centers involve universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit firms, singly or in partnerships, selected by scientific peer review. They are funded at $2 to $5 million per year for a total planned DOE commitment of $777 million over the initial five-year award period, pending Congressional appropriations. These integrated, multi-investigator Centers are conducting fundamental research focusing on one or more of several grand challenges and use-inspired basic research needs recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The purpose of the EFRCs is to integrate the talents and expertise of leading scientists in a setting designed to accelerate research that transforms the future of energy and the environment.

Drell, Persis (SLAC); Armstrong, Neal (University of Arizona); Carter, Emily (Princeton University); DePaolo, Don (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory); Gunnoe, Brent (University of Virginia)

2011-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

283

International Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

World Oil Markets World Oil Markets In the IEO2003 forecast, periodic production adjustments by OPEC members are not expected to have a significant long-term impact on world oil markets. Prices are projected to rise gradually through 2025 as the oil resource base is further developed. Throughout most of 2002, crude oil prices were solidly within the range preferred by producers in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), $22 to $28 per barrel for the OPEC “basket price” (see Figure 14). OPEC producers have been demonstrating disciplined adherence to announced cutbacks in production. Early in 2003, a dramatic upward turn in crude oil prices was brought about by a combination of two factors. First, a general strike against the Chavez regime resulted in a sudden drop in Venezuela’s oil exports. Although other OPEC producers agreed to increase production to make up for the lost Venezuelan output, the obvious strain on worldwide spare capacity kept prices high. Second, price volatility was exacerbated by fears of war in Iraq.

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International Energy Outlook - World Oil Markets  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

World Oil Markets World Oil Markets International Energy Outlook 2004 World Oil Markets In the IEO2004 forecast, OPEC export volumes are expected to more than double while non-OPEC suppliers maintain their edge over OPEC in overall production. Prices are projected to rise gradually through 2025 as the oil resource base is further developed. Throughout most of 2003, crude oil prices remained near the top of the range preferred by producers in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), $22 to $28 per barrel for the OPEC “basket price.” OPEC producers continued to demonstrate disciplined adherence to announced cutbacks in production. Throughout 2003, the upward turn in crude oil prices was brought about by a combination of three factors. First, a general strike against the Chavez regime resulted in a sudden loss of much of Venezuela’s oil exports. Although the other OPEC producers agreed to increase their production capacities to make up for the lost Venezuelan output, the obvious strain on worldwide spare capacity kept prices high. Second, price volatility was exacerbated by internal conflict in Nigeria. Third, prospects for a return to normalcy in the Iraqi oil sector remained uncertain as residual post-war turmoil continued in Iraq.

285

Reduce power outages  

SciTech Connect

A case history shows the cost-effectiveness of doing a reliability study on a new, grassroots refinery constructed in Venezuela. Constructing grassroots refineries in developing countries pose many challenges, especially when considering electrical power and steam supplies. Without dependable electrical and steam sources, the refinery will not operate according to design expectations. Consequently, utility systems are critical and expensive challenges that must be considered early in design. Because of tighter operating budgets, refiners are equally interested in cutting out system overdesign. Redundant backup systems are damaging in capital and operating expenditures. Using reliability analysis techniques, designers can evaluate the reliability, availability and maintainability of operating systems. In the following example, a Venezuelan operating company used a reliability analysis to: assess onstream factors for the refinery`s power plant; identify critical equipment that have the greatest impact on available electrical and steam sources; and achieve a cost-effective equipment configuration that eliminates redundant backup systems. Results from the study allowed decision-makers to initiate objective plans and created an equipment-failure database that will service the refinery for its useful life.

Goyal, R. [BAPCO, Awali (Bahrain); Ramirez, R. [Corpoven S.A., Caracas (Venezuela)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Refiner/marketer targets production of transportation fuels and distillates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Citgo Petroleum Corp., the wholly owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), the Venezuelan national oil company, owns two gasoline producing refineries, a 305,000-b/d system in Lake Charles, La., and a 130,000-b/d facility in Corpus Christi, Texas. Each is considered a deep conversion facility capable of converting heavy, sour crudes into a high percentage of transportation fuels and distillates. Two smaller refineries, one in Paulsboro, N.J., and one in Savannah, GA., have the capacity to process 40,000 b/d and 28,000 b/d of crude, respectively, for asphalt products. In the past two years, Citgo`s light oils refineries operated safely and reliably with a minimum of unscheduled shutdowns. An ongoing emphasis to increase reliability has resulted in extended run lengths at the refineries. Citgo has invested $314 million at its facilities in 1995, much of this toward environmental and regulatory projects, such as the new waste water treatment unit at the Lake Charles refinery. Over the next few years, Citgo expects to complete $1.5 billion in capital spending for major processing units such as a 60,000-b/d FCC feed hydrotreater unit at the Lake Charles refinery and crude expansion at the Corpus Christi refinery. Product exchanges and expanded transport agreements are allowing Citgo to extend its marketing reach.

Thompson, J.E.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Venezuela recasts itself as a new frontier in the Americas  

SciTech Connect

In January of this year, Venezuela captured the attention of the international energy community by welcoming back the foreign oil companies that, 20 years earlier, it had shut out of the country by nationalizing the hydrocarbon sector. The tool used to attract that attention, a new exploration bidding round, is the most publicized event staged to date in the country`s aperture process. However, it is only the latest in a series of steps taken by officials to bring international oil and gas companies back to Caracas. Venezuela`s physical attraction is easily understood. The country possesses roughly one-half of Latin America`s (including Mexico) 125 billion bbl of established, conventional crude oil reserves, plus an estimated 300 billion bbl of additional, nonconventional reserves in the ultra-heavy crude belt of the Orinoco basin. Averaging 2.8 million bpd in 1996, Venezuelan crude production represents over 35% of regional oil output. Natural gas reserves total 138 Tcf, or just over one-half of the region`s total reserves of 274 Tcfg. Annual gas output averages just under 5 Tcf, of which roughly 30% is reinjected as part of tertiary oil recovery schemes. This paper reviews the incentives, deregulation, and government policies to restore the oil and gas industry to the country.

Reinsch, A.E. [Canadian Energy Research Inst., Calgary, Alberta (Canada)

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Analysis of heavy oils: Method development and application to Cerro Negro heavy petroleum  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On March 6, 1980, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Venezuela (MEMV) entered into a joint agreement which included analysis of heavy crude oils from the Venezuelan Orinoco oil belt.The purpose of this report is to present compositional data and describe new analytical methods obtained from work on the Cerro Negro Orinoco belt crude oil since 1980. Most of the chapters focus on the methods rather than the resulting data on Cerro Negro oil, and results from other oils obtained during the verification of the method are included. In addition, published work on analysis of heavy oils, tar sand bitumens, and like materials is reviewed, and the overall state of the art in analytical methodology for heavy fossil liquids is assessed. The various phases of the work included: distillation and determination of routine'' physical/chemical properties (Chapter 1); preliminary separation of >200{degree}C distillates and the residue into acid, base, neutral, saturated hydrocarbon and neutral-aromatic concentrates (Chapter 2); further separation of acid, base, and neutral concentrates into subtypes (Chapters 3-5); and determination of the distribution of metal-containing compounds in all fractions (Chapter 6).

Carbognani, L.; Hazos, M.; Sanchez, V. (INTEVEP, Filial de Petroleos de Venezuela, SA, Caracas (Venezuela)); Green, J.A.; Green, J.B.; Grigsby, R.D.; Pearson, C.D.; Reynolds, J.W.; Shay, J.Y.; Sturm, G.P. Jr.; Thomson, J.S.; Vogh, J.W.; Vrana, R.P.; Yu, S.K.T.; Diehl, B.H.; Grizzle, P.L.; Hirsch, D.E; Hornung, K.W.; Tang, S.Y.

1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Control Strategies to Effectively Meet 70-90% Mercury Reduction on an Eastern Bituminous Coal Cyclone Boiler with SCR  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is the final site report for testing conducted at Public Service of New Hampshire's (PSNH) Merrimack Unit 2 (MK2). This project was funded through the DOE/NETL Innovations for Existing Plants program. It was a Phase III project with the goal to develop mercury control technologies that can achieve 50-70% mercury capture at costs 25-50% less than baseline estimates of $50,000-$70,000/lb of mercury removed. While results from testing at Merrimack indicate that the DOE goal was partially achieved, further improvements in the process are recommended. Merrimack burned a test blend of eastern bituminous and Venezuelan coals, for a target coal sulfur content of 1.2%, in its 335-MW Unit 2. The blend ratio is approximately a 50/50 split between the two coals. Various sorbent injection tests were conducted on the flue gas stream either in front of the air preheater (APH) or in between the two in-series ESPs. Initial mercury control evaluations indicated that, without SO3 control, the sorbent concentration required to achieve 50% control would not be feasible, either economically or within constraints specific to the maximum reasonable particle loading to the ESP. Subsequently, with SO{sub 3} control via trona injection upstream of the APH, economically feasible mercury removal rates could be achieved with PAC injection, excepting balance-of-plant concerns. The results are summarized along with the impacts of the dual injection process on the air heater, ESP operation, and particulate emissions.

Tom Campbell

2008-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

290

A reservoir characterization for a complex multilayered system in Eastern Venezuela  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

To predict and optimize reservoir performance of a raphics. layered reservoir, a reliable reservoir characterization is required. To fully describe a reservoir, we must be able to estimate the distribution of reservoir properties such as porosity and permeability by integration of all available data. In this research, we have characterized a multilayered reservoir located in eastern Venezuela. A methodology was developed to estimate the distribution of reservoir properties in uncured intervals and welts using data from core and log analyses. In addition, to obtain a better understanding of formation permeability, skin factors and drainage areas, we have analyzed all of the production data. The data used in this study, were provided by PDVSA the Venezuelan national oil company and comprises: production data, well ales, core analyses, well log data, some PVT analyses, and well completion data. Four formations were characterized in this work. Correlations from core data were established to calculate permeability for each of those four formations. To identify the four reservoirs in uncured welts, a characteristic behavior of the values of deep induction log and gamma ray log were determined. This behavior permitted us to establish ranges for each zone using data from both logs. The oil in place for each formation was calculated volumetrically. Using the values obtained for permeability, porosity, shale volume and oil in place, the four reservoirs were volume and oil in place, the four reservoirs were The results obtained from the analyses of production data, were compared with the analyses of log and core data. Using all three methods, the shallower zones were identified as the more permeable layers. The deeper formation (Cretaceous) has a lower permeability value, but the OOH: is high enough to justify completing the Cretaceous, especially if the zone can be fracture treated.

Avila, Carmen Esther

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Vanadium and nickel complexes in petroleum resid acid, base, and neutral fractions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Acid and base fractions from petroleum vacuum resids with no detectable (by visible spectrophotometry) quantities of porphyrinic Ni or V complexes were hydrotreated under various conditions to determine if significant amounts of porphyrinic metals were released, via disassociation or other means, upon hydrotreating. No significant quantities were observed, thereby indicating that nonporphyrinic metals were not simply associated, complexed or otherwise masked (in terms of visible spectrophotometric response) porphyrinic metal complexes. However, it is possible that hydrotreating was simply not effective in breaking up these associates and/or that some porphyrinic forms of metal were in fact released but were rapidly destroyed by hydrotreating. In addition, three liquid chromatographic (LC) separation methods were sequentially applied to Cerro Negro (Orinoco belt Venezuelan heavy crude) >700[degree]C resid in an effort to separate and concentrate the metal complexes present. Nonaqueous ion exchange chromatography was used initially to separate the resid into acid, base and neutral types. Two concentrates containing 19,500 and 13,500 ppm total V, or an estimated 19 and 13 wt % V-containing compounds respectively, were obtained. The degree of enrichment of Ni compounds obtained was significantly lower. By visible spectrophotometry, using vanadyl etioporphyrin as a standard, each of the concentrates contained near a 1:1 ratio of porphyrinic:nonporphyrinic V complexes. Analogous separation behavior for porphyrinic versus nonporphyrinic metal forms was observed throughout much of the work, thereby suggesting that a comparable diversity of structures existed within each general class of metal compounds. The generally wide dispersion of both Ni and V over the LC separation scheme suggests a structural variety of metal complexes that is comparable to that observed for other heteroatoms (N, S, O) in petroleum.

Pearson, C.D.; Green, J.D.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Vanadium and nickel complexes in petroleum resid acid, base, and neutral fractions  

SciTech Connect

Acid and base fractions from petroleum vacuum resids with no detectable (by visible spectrophotometry) quantities of porphyrinic Ni or V complexes were hydrotreated under various conditions to determine if significant amounts of porphyrinic metals were released, via disassociation or other means, upon hydrotreating. No significant quantities were observed, thereby indicating that nonporphyrinic metals were not simply associated, complexed or otherwise masked (in terms of visible spectrophotometric response) porphyrinic metal complexes. However, it is possible that hydrotreating was simply not effective in breaking up these associates and/or that some porphyrinic forms of metal were in fact released but were rapidly destroyed by hydrotreating. In addition, three liquid chromatographic (LC) separation methods were sequentially applied to Cerro Negro (Orinoco belt Venezuelan heavy crude) >700{degree}C resid in an effort to separate and concentrate the metal complexes present. Nonaqueous ion exchange chromatography was used initially to separate the resid into acid, base and neutral types. Two concentrates containing 19,500 and 13,500 ppm total V, or an estimated 19 and 13 wt % V-containing compounds respectively, were obtained. The degree of enrichment of Ni compounds obtained was significantly lower. By visible spectrophotometry, using vanadyl etioporphyrin as a standard, each of the concentrates contained near a 1:1 ratio of porphyrinic:nonporphyrinic V complexes. Analogous separation behavior for porphyrinic versus nonporphyrinic metal forms was observed throughout much of the work, thereby suggesting that a comparable diversity of structures existed within each general class of metal compounds. The generally wide dispersion of both Ni and V over the LC separation scheme suggests a structural variety of metal complexes that is comparable to that observed for other heteroatoms (N, S, O) in petroleum.

Pearson, C.D.; Green, J.D.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Effect of modifying host oil on coprocessing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The world`s supply of petroleum crudes is becoming heavier in nature so that the amount of vacuum bottoms has been steadily increasing. Coprocessing of coal with these resids (1,000 F+) is an attractive way of obtaining useful distillates from these readily available cheap materials. The objective of this work is to pretreat the host oil in ways that would improve its performance in coprocessing with coal. The following are examples of some ways in which heavy oil could be made into a better host oil: converting aromatic structures to hydroaromatics capable of donating hydrogen to coal, cracking the heavy oil to lower molecular weight material that would be a better solvent, and removing metals, sulfur, and nitrogen. The work reported here used a Venezuelan oil obtained from the Corpus Christi refinery of Citgo. Two coals, Illinois No. 6 and Wyodak subbituminous, were coprocessed with host oils. The authors have found that mild pretreatment of a Citgo resid (1,000 F) using either Mo naphthenate or Mo/Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3}/SO{sub 4}, as well as a pretreatment using the homogeneous catalyst Co{sub 2}(CO){sub 8} under synthesis gas can increase the available (donatable) hydrogen content of the resid. When these pretreated oils were thermally (no added catalyst) coprocessed with an Illinois No. 6 coal, about 90 wt% of the coal (maf) was converted to soluble products. This high coal conversion was realized even at a high coal loading of 50 wt%. The products from coprocessing coal and oil were equally split between high boiling material, mostly asphaltenes, and distillate. Distillate yields appeared to be affected by the concentration of coal in the feed, with maximum yields at coal loadings below 50 wt%.

Hajdu, P.E.; Tierney, J.W.; Wender, I.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Development and field application of a mathematical model for predicting the kinematic viscosity of crude oil/diluter mixture under continuous production conditions  

SciTech Connect

Experience producing medium to heavy oil areas has demonstrated that most conventional artificial production systems are inefficient. This situation has been improved by mixing diluter fluids or light crude oil with medium to heavy crude oil downhole. The mixing increases production efficiency, crude oil selling value, and conditions crude to meet minimum selling conditions. An analytical model has been developed to analyze the behavior of crude oil/diluter mixtures under continuous production conditions. The model developed for this study has practical application in field operations. The most important applications are: to select the proper diluter fluid to be used in a specific area; to calculate the exact amount of diluter to be mixed with crude oil to obtain a specific viscosity; to forecast the amount of diluter fluid required for normal and continuous oilfield operations; to predict crude oil-diluter mixture kinematic viscosity under any proportion of the components for economic evaluation; and to calculate API gravities of the produced mixture under continuous operation. The crude oils used in this study have a gravity between 8.6/sup 0/API and 14.3/sup 0/API. The diluters used have a gravity between 31.4/sup 0/API and 63/sup 0/API. The paper presents the analytical model and one application to Venezuelan field in the Orinoco Petroleum Belt, one of the largest oil reserves in the world. Each well in the field has a different viscosity and different production rate. The production rate was considered continuous and under exponential decline.

Alcocer, C.F.; Menzie, D.E.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Thoughts on VCD-145 Detector Calibration  

SciTech Connect

In 1980, Don Smith requested that the EG&G Detector Group in North Las Vegas provide a summary of calibrated sensitivities for the VCD-145 detector. The &sired information was provided in a memorandum from Sam Egdorf (Reference 1). A memo from Brent Davis issued a week later described the effect on VCD-145 detector sensitivity that resulted from changing the thickness of the stainless steel entrance window (Reference 2). This memo is intended first to effectively archive those two references, and second to record thoughts about the significance of their contents. Reference 1 lists a total of 118 calibrated values for 80 different VCD-145 detectors, from 1977 to 1980. With only four exceptions, all of the serial numbers from V004 to V087 were included. The earlier calibrations were for detectors with 1-mil entrance windows, and the later ones were for detectors with 2-mil entrance windows. Three of the earlier units were calibrated at both thicknesses by temporarily placing an extra 1-mil sheet of stainless steel across the window. Altogether six different collimator diameters were used, from 60 mm to 95 mm. Some units were calibrated for more than one collimator diameter, and 14 were at some point designated as backup detectors for a second event. Reference 2 describes the effect of window thickness on calibrated sensitivity. Quoting that reference: ''To demonstrate that the sensitivity decrease is solely a function of the window thickness, a standard VCD-145 detector with a 0.001-inch thick window was calibrated with the {sup 60}Co source. Then without changing detector or geometry, a 0.001 -inch thick stainless steel foil (same material as that of the window) was placed directly in front of the detector window, effectively making a 0.002-inch thick entrance window. The detector was again calibrated. This technique was repeated until the detector had an entrance window equivalent to 0.010-inches thick.'' There are multiple reasons to suspect that the accuracy of the sensitivity reported for a vacuum Compton detector is uncertain by one-half percent or so. Differences in collimated diameter, variations in window thickness, and unknown errors in the calibration procedures all seem to have some small uncertainty. If one looks at the situation from another angle, this can be considered good news--because there are no indications of uncertainties at the one percent level. Having studied the data from References 1 and 2 in depth, it is my opinion that an experimenter can be confident that the calibrated sensitivity reported for a vacuum Compton detector is accurate to one percent or better. This may not be the smallest error in a reaction history measurement, and it may not be negligible, but realistically it is not often a concern. The uncertainty in knowledge of energy transmission through several mean free paths of attenuating material will almost certainly be several times larger than the uncertainty in detector sensitivity. It is believed that there is a trend for the VCD-145 sensitivity to decrease as the collimator diameter is reduced. Since this likely aggravates the problem of the negative precursor, it is recommended that when detector time response is important, the detector should only be used with a collimator that is close to the largest allowed.

Morgan, W V

2005-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

296

Reducing the Cost of Solar Cells  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Solar-powered electricity prices could soon approach those of power from coal or natural gas thanks to collaborative research with solar startup Ampulse Corporation at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Silicon wafers account for almost half the cost of today's solar photovoltaic panels, so reducing or eliminating wafer costs is essential to bringing prices down. Current crystalline silicon technology converts energy in a highly efficient manner; however, that technology is manufactured with processes that could stand some improvement. The industry needs a method that is less complex, creates less waste and uses less energy. First, half the refined silicon is lost as dust in the wafer-sawing process, driving module costs higher. Wafers are sawn off of large cylindrical ingots, or boules, of silicon. A typical 2-meter boule loses as many as 6,000 potential wafers during sawing. Second, the wafers produced are much thicker than necessary. To efficiently convert sunlight into electricity, the wafers need be only one-tenth the typical thickness. NREL, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Ampulse have partnered on an approach to eliminate this waste and dramatically lower the cost of the finished solar panels. By using a chemical vapor deposition process to grow the silicon on inexpensive foil, Ampulse is able to make the solar cells just thick enough to convert most of the solar energy into electricity. No more sawdust - and no more wasting refined silicon materials. NREL developed the technology to grow high-quality silicon and ORNL developed the metal foil that has the correct crystal structure to support that growth. Ampulse is installing a pilot manufacturing line in NREL's Process Development Integration Laboratory, where solar companies can work closely with lab scientists on integrated equipment to answer pressing questions related to their technology development, as well as rapidly overcoming R and D challenges and risk. NREL's program is focused on transformative innovation in the domestic PV industry. With knowledge and expertise acquired from the PDIL pilot production line tools, Ampulse plans to design a full-scale production line to accommodate long rolls of metal foil. The Ampulse process 'goes straight from pure silicon-containing gas to high-quality crystal silicon film,' said Brent Nelson, the operational manager for the Process Development Integration Laboratory. 'The advantage is you can make the wafer just as thin as you need it - 10 microns or less.' Most of today's solar cells are made out of wafer crystalline silicon, though thin-film cells made of more exotic elements such as copper, indium, gallium, arsenic, cadmium, tellurium and others are making a strong push into the market. The advantage of silicon is its abundance, because it is derived from sand. Silicon's disadvantage is that purifying it into wafers suitable for solar cells can be expensive and energy intensive. Manufacturers add carbon and heat to sand to produce metallurgical-grade silicon, which is useful in other industries, but not yet suitable for making solar cells. So this metallurgical-grade silicon is then converted to pure trichlorosilane (SiCl3) or silane (SiH4) gas. Typically, the purified gas is then converted to create a silicon feedstock at 1,000 degrees Celsius. This feedstock is melted at 1,414 C and recrystallized into crystal ingots that are finally sawed into wafers. The Ampulse method differs in that it eliminates the last two steps in the traditional process and works directly with the silane gas growing only the needed silicon right onto a foil substrate. A team of NREL scientists had developed a way to use a process called hot-wire chemical vapor deposition to thicken silicon wafers with near perfect crystal structure. Using a hot tungsten filament much like the one found in an incandescent light bulb, the silane gas molecules are broken apart and deposited onto the wafer using the chemical vapor deposition technique at about 700 C - a much lower temperature than needed to make the wafer. The hot filament dec

Scanlon, B.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Challenge for Arms Control Verification in the Post-New START World  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nuclear weapon arms control treaty verification is a key aspect of any agreement between signatories to establish that the terms and conditions spelled out in the treaty are being met. Historically, arms control negotiations have focused more on the rules and protocols for reducing the numbers of warheads and delivery systems - sometimes resorting to complex and arcane procedures for counting forces - in an attempt to address perceived or real imbalances in a nation's strategic posture that could lead to instability. Verification procedures are generally defined in arms control treaties and supporting documents and tend to focus on technical means and measures designed to ensure that a country is following the terms of the treaty and that it is not liable to engage in deception or outright cheating in an attempt to circumvent the spirit and the letter of the agreement. As the Obama Administration implements the articles, terms, and conditions of the recently ratified and entered-into-force New START treaty, there are already efforts within and outside of government to move well below the specified New START levels of 1550 warheads, 700 deployed strategic delivery vehicles, and 800 deployed and nondeployed strategic launchers (Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) silos, Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) tubes on submarines, and bombers). A number of articles and opinion pieces have appeared that advocate for significantly deeper cuts in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, with some suggesting that unilateral reductions on the part of the U.S. would help coax Russia and others to follow our lead. Papers and studies prepared for the U.S. Department of Defense and at the U.S. Air War College have also been published, suggesting that nuclear forces totaling no more than about 300 warheads would be sufficient to meet U.S. national security and deterrence needs. (Davis 2011, Schaub and Forsyth 2010) Recent articles by James M. Acton and others suggest that the prospects for maintaining U.S. security and minimizing the chances of nuclear war, while deliberately reducing stockpiles to a few hundred weapons, is possible but not without risk. While the question of the appropriate level of cuts to U.S. nuclear forces is being actively debated, a key issue continues to be whether verification procedures are strong enough to ensure that both the U.S. and Russia are fulfilling their obligations under the current New Start treaty and any future arms reduction treaties. A recent opinion piece by Henry Kissinger and Brent Scowcroft (2012) raised a number of issues with respect to governing a policy to enhance strategic stability, including: in deciding on force levels and lower numbers, verification is crucial. Particularly important is a determination of what level of uncertainty threatens the calculation of stability. At present, that level is well within the capabilities of the existing verification systems. We must be certain that projected levels maintain - and when possible, reinforce - that confidence. The strengths and weaknesses of the New START verification regime should inform and give rise to stronger regimes for future arms control agreements. These future arms control agreements will likely need to include other nuclear weapons states and so any verification regime will need to be acceptable to all parties. Currently, China is considered the most challenging party to include in any future arms control agreement and China's willingness to enter into verification regimes such as those implemented in New START may only be possible when it feels it has reached nuclear parity with the U.S. and Russia. Similarly, in keeping with its goals of reaching peer status with the U.S. and Russia, Frieman (2004) suggests that China would be more willing to accept internationally accepted and applied verification regimes rather than bilateral ones. The current verification protocols specified in the New START treaty are considered as the baseline case and are contrasted with possible alternative verification protocols that could be e

Wuest, C R

2012-05-24T23:59:59.000Z