Welcome to the latest edition of the Energy Recap. This week, we saw some news about an important development in the wind industry. According to the American Wind Energy Association, wind power has surpassed hydropower for the first time. Here are links to some articles that discuss the recent development:
- "Wind Power Surpasses Hydroelectric In A Crucial Measure"
- "The U.S. Now Has More Wind Energy Capacity Than Hydropower"
- "Wind Power Industry Passes Milestone, Now Boasts Over 100K Jobs In U.S."
We'd love to get your take on what you think is in store for wind power going forward, so please leave a comment below.
Energy Articles of Note
"Cliffs Natural Resources: Financing Breakdown" By Vladimir Zernov
"SM Energy: The Double-Down Bet On The Permian Basin's Howard County Coming Up Roses" By Michael Fitzsimmons
Energy Sector Bankruptcies for the Week Ended Feb. 10, 2017
Here's a list of the most recent bankruptcy announcements in the energy sector:
- On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Ultrapetrol (NASDAQ:ULTR) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Feel free to add any that we might have missed in the comments section below.
U.S. Oil Rig Count
As per Baker Hughes, the number of active U.S. oil drilling rigs rose again this week.
Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report and Summary
Natural Gas Rig Count
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