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Zagreb, Croatia— The U.S. Energy Association, through a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported project, has structured a landmark agreement among 7 transmission system operators (TSOs) in 7 countries in Southeast Europe to work together on planning, expanding and potentially interconnecting natural gas pipeline infrastructure.

The countries will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on May 16 in Zagreb under which they agree to develop network planning models, share pipeline network data, equipment information and other technical details.

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TRAINING ON GEOSCIENCE AND GEOCHEMISTRY
FOR GEOTHERMAL RESERVOIR MANAGEMENT

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Komunalno Brcko, the distribution utility for the Brcko district in Bosnia & Herzegovina; Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories of Pullman, Washington and the United States Agency for International Development partnered to install automated distribution management equipment for two small villages in Brcko. The pilot was designed as a proof of concept for the entire region of Southeast Europe. The project resulted in a 51% reduction in the number of outages and a 58% reduction in the duration of outages during the first year.

March 23, 2017

Nairobi, Kenya

One of the main obstacles to the development of geothermal energy resources is the cost and risk associated with geothermal energy source. Various initiatives have been launched by governments, multi-lateral institutions, and donor groups to reduce the risk and incentivize the development of these geothermal resources by the public sector.

Executive Director Statements

April 11, 2017

USEA chief says we need policy parity to meet growing demand for energy, advance CCUS

Chicago—An energy policy that boosts all forms of energy development, not just renewable energy, is key to meeting the growing global energy demand and advancing carbon capture and utilization projects, U.S. Energy Association (USEA) Executive Director Barry Worthington told stakeholders at the Electric Power 2017 conference in Chicago on Tuesday.

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WEC Secretary General reveals results of new global energy survey at USEA

Uncertainty of commodity prices is most critical area of concern among executives

Washington, D.C.— The World Energy Council’s 2017 Issues Monitor reveals that uncertainty of commodity prices is top of mind among global energy executives in all regions, but especially in developing countries and emerging economies.

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ASSESSMENT OF THE GSE and EEP GEOTHERMAL DATA MANAGEMENT PROGRAM IN ETHIOPIA
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USEA in the News

Mar. 28, 2017 - 1:43 - Barry Worthington of the U.S. Energy Association on Trump’s executive order rolling back Obama-era climate policies.

Just as the White House signed a new Executive Order Tuesday reversing President Obama’s climate policies, USEA Executive Director Barry Worthington explains to Fox Business host, Trish Regan, just how overregulated the energy industry is. In the 20 years of the Clean Power Plan, three administrations enacted 8 regulations. In the eight years of his presidency, President Obama enacted 56. 

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March 24, 2017

USEA’s Worthington says Keystone XL good for North American energy security

Washington—U.S. Energy Association Executive Director Barry Worthington applauds President Trump’s decision Friday to approve the long-awaited permit required to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

In a statement issued Friday, Worthington said:

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ENERGY TECHNOLOGY AND GOVERNANCE PROGRAM

EASTERN EUROPE NATURAL GAS NETWORK DEVLEOPMENT PARTNERSHIP (NGP)

GAS SIMULATION MODELING SOFTWARE AND TRAINING

 

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March 7, 2017

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March 2, 2017

USEA congratulates newly confirmed U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Association Executive Director, Barry Worthington congratulates Energy Secretary Rick Perry on his confirmation.

In a statement, Worthington said,

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February 24, 2017

USEA’s Worthington says Australia should consider an ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Energy Association Executive Director, Barry Worthington told  Australian energy ministers and business leaders this week the country should consider using all of its resources to manage its energy challenges.

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February 16, 2017

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SUPPORT TO THE MINISTRY OF ENEGY AND COAL INDUSTRIES OF UKRAINE

DEVELOP A ROADMAP TO ESTABLISH GAS TRANSMISSION SYSTEM OPERATOR
DEVELOP ACTION PLAN FOR NAFTOGAZ UNBUNDLING
DEVELOP TERMS OF REFERNCE FOR NAFTOGAZ UNBUNDLING CONSULTANT

 

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January 19, 2017

USEA in the News

USEA’s Barry Worthington tells Fox Business Network’s “After the Bell” host Melissa Frances why Rex Tillerson is the best choice for U.S. Secretary of State.