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Texas Oil Legend Clayton Williams Scores Billion-Dollar Payday In Sale To Noble Energy  
Williams family will make about $1.35 billion on the sale. Clayton Williams was a 1990 contender for Texas governor.
Christopher Helman, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherhelman/
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:33:00 -0500

Big Independents Continue To Make Big Deals In Permian, Eagle Ford  
Large independent producers have consistently led in the development of major shale plays in the United States. A series of recent acquisitions and divestitures by large independents like Noble Energy, Parsley Energy and Anadarko Petroleum show why this trend is likely to continue into the future.
David Blackmon, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidblackmon/
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:40:00 -0500

Mark Kelly Of Vinson & Elkins: 'The Days Of Being What I'd Call A Pure Service Partner ... Are Over'  
Mark Kelly, V&E chairman, speaks about how he’s managing the firm’s 16 offices (on 3 continents) and is leveraging the firm’s full-service practice portfolio to navigate a market where the decline in commodity prices has dramatically affected the energy industry.
David J. Parnell, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidparnell/
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:58:00 -0500

Solar Is the Largest Employer in U.S. Electric Power Generation Industry  
Solar employment accounts for the largest share of workers in the electric power generation sector, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). In a new report "U.S. Energy and Employment Report," the DOE explains that the traditional energy and energy efficiency sectors employs about 6.4 million people in the United [...]
William Pentland, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/williampentland/
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:31:00 -0500

If Big Oil Drowns Trump, Green Energy Could Cast Him A Lifeline  
The acrimony targeted at President-elect Trump could threaten to undo him, which is why some of his advisors are telling him to steer the middle ground at least with respect to energy and environmental policy.
Ken Silverstein, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/kensilverstein/
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:24:00 -0500

Is The U.S. Failing To Lead On Climate Change?  
Last week Sen. Jeff Merkley challenged Rex Tillerson on the issue of climate change leadership. But Sen. Merkley doesn't seem to appreciate the actual results of China, India, and the U.S. in reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
Robert Rapier, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:30:00 -0500

Leaked Docs Show Volkswagen To Launch 8 New Energy Vehicles In China  
The Volkswagen Group plans to launch eight New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) in China, according to a slide from a product presentation that has leaked onto the internet.
Tycho De Feijter, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/tychodefeijter/
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:54:00 -0500

30 Under 30 Europe: Reinventing Industry With Flying Cars And A Better Picture Hanger  
This year's FORBES 30 Under 30 Europe list for Industry features entrepreneurs and innovators in a variety of fields.
Alex Knapp, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:40:00 -0500

2017 30 Under 30 Europe: The Standouts  

Alex Knapp, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:40:00 -0500

How I Experienced The Only Pure Form of Energy At CES 2017  
Solar energy is an integral to the embedded, connected & intelligent future as peanut butter is to the fried Elvis sandwich.
David Levine, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidlevine/
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:00:00 -0500

NuScale First To Submit SMR Nuclear Application to NRC  
NuScale Power is on track to build the first small modular nuclear reactor in America, submitting the first design certification application for any SMR to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and providing something we’ve all been waiting for – a reactor that cannot meltdown.
James Conca, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:18:00 -0500

Gas And Renewables Toppled Coal A Decade Early  
Cheap natural gas and renewables ousted coal as America's leading energy source in 2015—a decade earlier than the Clean Power Plan predicted, and without the Clean Power Plan's help, according to a new analysis.
Jeff McMahon, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffmcmahon/
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:01:00 -0500

How Changing Our Built Environment Can Save The Planet  
Jason F. McLennan leading an interdisciplinary design charrette focused on ecological restoration. HisSchool of Regenerative Design, soon to open outside Seattle,will take asimilarly interdisciplinary, no-siloes approach. Ashoka entrepreneur Jason F. McLennan started theLiving Building Challengea decade ago to radicallyreframe how we relate to our built environment. With a global community ofpioneering [...]
Ashoka, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/ashoka/people/ashoka/
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:46:00 -0500

How Entrepreneurs Can Change Their Business With More And Better Sleep  
Taking power naps, having proper sleep hygiene, and setting a schedule are 3 of the most powerful tools in your entrepreneurial road towards better sleep.
Melissa Thompson, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/melissathompson/
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:06:00 -0500

With Nine Gigawatts Coming Online In 2017, India Set To Emerge As Solar's Third Superpower  
With 9 GW to be installed in India this year, and a goal of 100 GW by 2022, the country is set to emerge as the third solar superPower, behind the U.S. and China
Peter Kelly-Detwiler, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterdetwiler/
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 -0500

Metal Price Collapse And China Exodus Push Mongolia To A Risky Economic Brink  
Once upon a time Mongolia was happening. Mining firms from Australia, China, Russia and North America were digging up the vast country for the likes of gold andcopper. People had jobs and money to spend. Then in 2014 foreign investment began to fall along with a global decline in commodity [...]
Ralph Jennings, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphjennings/
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:00:00 -0500

Will Big Oil Discovery In Guyana Boost Growth At Exxon Mobil And Hess?  
Investors were ho-hum on the stocks of Exxon Mobil and Hess despite their announcement of a big discovery off the coast of Guyana, their second.
Claire Poole, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/clairepoole/
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:48:00 -0500

Short-Term Outlook For U.S. Natural Gas Prices, January 2017  
Shutterstock Prices Isn't this fun? The roller coaster ride continues. We’ve seen a surge up until the mid-$3.90s at the end of December, then a collapse down to a $3.10 close Monday, and now up closer up to $3.30 again. The run up for the end of the year can be attributed to [...]
Jude Clemente, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/judeclemente/
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:13:00 -0500

Tesla Model S, X and 3 with possible competitors  

Jude Clemente, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/judeclemente/
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:13:00 -0500

More States Charging Added Fees For Plug-In Cars  
Ten states – soon to be 11 – assess added annual registration fees to owners of plug-in cars to help recover lost gasoline-tax revenues.
Jim Gorzelany, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:12:00 -0500

15 Best 2017 Cars And Crossovers For Snow  

Jim Gorzelany, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:12:00 -0500

Russia's Energy Sector Set To Thrive In 2017  
Before getting into how Russia’s diplomatic moves could bring in billions in 2017, let’s take a look at what one energy expert thinks about the Russian energy sector.
Nikolai Kuznetsov, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/nikolaikuznetsov/
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:23:00 -0500

Did you know how much Elon Musk and Katniss Everdeen have in common?  
A look at the many ways Elon Musk channels his inner Katniss.
Zara Stone, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/zarastone/
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:34:00 -0500

Ambitious Texas Carbon Capture Project Turns Rocky For NRG At $50 Oil  
At a giant coal-burning power plant in Texas, NRG Energy has completed a $1 billion project to capture carbon dioxide and use it to revive an old oilfield. It seems to be penciling out well for the environment, but not for the company's bottom line.
Christopher Helman, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherhelman/
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Proterra Snags Order For Up To 73 Battery-Powered Buses From Seattle  
With the latest announcement the fast-growing clean tech company estimates it has orders for 377 of its zero-emission transit vehicles
Alan Ohnsman, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/alanohnsman/
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:04:00 -0500

Trump, Tillerson, NAFTA, Mexico And Oil Companies  
The presidential election featured plenty of talk about renegotiating or repealing the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Trump administration should be aware that for U.S. oil companies working in Mexican waters in the Gulf of Mexico, it’s not so simple.
University of Houston Energy Fellows, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/uhenergy/people/uhenergy/
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:12:00 -0500

Americans' Perceptions On Eight Years Of Obama [Infographic]  
As Donald Trump's inauguration edges ever nearer, Americans are starting to think back about the nation's progress under eight years of Barack Obama.Gallup recently conducted a poll tofind outhow people view Obama's achievements across several key policy areas. Backin May 2012, Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to publicly [...]
Niall McCarthy, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:21:00 -0500

Smaller Businesses Want Renewable Energy Developers To Spread The Green  
A wind turbine stands on property used by the Iberdrola Renewables Holdings Inc. New Harvest Wind Power Project in Schleswig, Iowa, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Wind energy, the fastest-growing source of electricity in the U.S., is transforming low-income rural areas in ways not seen since the federal government [...]
Ken Silverstein, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/kensilverstein/
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:00:00 -0500

Will Dishonesty Kill Cleantech?  
Claims that solar power can prosper without government support contradict reality, and advocates' dishonesty about this could haunt them later.
Michael Lynch, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaellynch/
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:46:00 -0500