U.S. Department of Energy Announces First Awards under Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program

LCG, October 16, 2020--The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced it has selected two U.S.-based teams to receive $160 million in initial funding under the new Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP).

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PSEG Files Application to Extend Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for New Jersey's Carbon-Free Nuclear Power Facilities

LCG, October 2, 2020--PSEG yesterday filed applications to extend Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants in Salem County in order to preserve New Jersey's largest carbon-free source of electricity and to help New Jersey achieve its clean energy goal of 100 percent carbon-free energy supply by 2050.

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Industry News

Russian Takeover Creates One of World’s Largest Oil Companies

LCG, April 22, 2003Yukos will purchase Sibneft, resulting in what will be the fourth largest oil company in the world.

Yukos, the biggest oil company within Russia, will pay $3 billion cash for a 20 percent portion of Sibneft. Yukos has agreed to acquire the remainder of the company at an unspecified date in the future, and the combined companies will be YukosSibneft Oil Company.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, chief executive and largest shareholder of Yukos, will assume chief executive status in YukosSibneft as well.

YukosSibneft will own a combined total of roughly 19.4 billion barrels of oil and gas equivalent. Oil production is estimated to become 2.3 million barrels per day. The company will also own over 2,500 gas stations.

The companies will complete the merger by the end of the year, although regulatory bodies and shareholders will have some input.

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