Scientists from the USA, Australia, Denmark and Greece, who worked at different times on the creation of new energy systems, were shortlisted for this year’s Global Energy Prize in the New Ways of Energy Application nomination.
Have you ever imagined that your car could move without gasoline in its tanks or that you could do without recharging its batteries? Those are not empty dreams! A car could work on metal. Or, rather, it will be able to in the future when scientists succeed in creating a suitable external combustion engine. Mikhail Vlaskin, laboratory director at the Joint Institute for High Temperatures of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told the Global Energy Association about these plans. In 2009, he became the winner of the Global Energy Association Youth program.
The Global Energy Association presented the shortlist of the Global Energy Prize 2020. It includes 15 scientists from the USA, China, Germany, Italy, Australia, Japan, Greece and Denmark. The laureates will be announced on September 8 following a private session of the International Award Committee.
The OPEC+ countries agreed to cut down the level of oil production reduction in August within the previously approved schedule, said the Head of the Russian Ministry of Energy Alexander Novak at a press conference following a meeting of the ministerial monitoring committee.
Sergey Brilev, President of the Global Energy Association, Deputy Director at TV channel "Rossiya", is preparing a film for the 100th anniversary of the Tatar ASSR, in which he intends to include shooting at energy facilities of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Two veterans of the oil industry, top managers of Shell and ExxonMobil, create an investment fund focused on hydrogen projects. Reuters reports, that this will be the first of a kind in the world.
A US court has shut down the Dakota Access pipeline that supplies shale oil from the Bakken Formation to Illinois. The D.C. judge decided that the pipeline should stop working on August 5, and that it could only resume after an environmental impact assessment of the project. This could take over a year.
Sergey Brilev, President of the Global Energy Association met with Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PJSC TATNEFT.
The final online session of the international forum "Primakov Readings - 2020" was held on Friday in Moscow. The sessions were conducted by IMEMO, Interfax news agency with the support of the Global Energy Association.
Three Russian oil companies Tatneft, Gazprom Neft and LUKOIL have established a joint venture to find and produce hard-to-recover oil in the Volga-Ural region. In a joint statement companies have announced the completion of the deal and the establishment of a joint venture "New Oil Production Technologies". The companies' shares in the joint venture are to be split equally.
The Minister of Energy of Russia Alexander Novak predicts that demand for hydrocarbons will recover after the coronavirus crisis no sooner than the end of 2021. He also considers this to be an optimistic scenario.
The first test flight of the electric-powered aircraft took place in the UK. A six-seater ZeroAvia aircraft successfully went up in the sky from Cranfield Airport, the developer said.