Posts Tagged ‘oil’


U.K. Geological Study Shows Shale is Below Water Sources

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

U.K. Geological Study Shows Shale is Below Water Sources Layers of shale in the U.K. are well below water aquifiers, thereby minimizing the risk of[...]

Fracking Linked to Ohio Tremors

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

Fracking Linked to Ohio Tremors The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) said yesterday that recent earthquakes in its northeastern region were likely caused by[...]

U.K. Offers Cheaper Water to Attract Shale Drillers

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by

U.K. Offers Cheaper Water to Attract Shale Drillers Britain’s water utilities are ready to give discounts for drillers needing supplies for fracking oil and natural[...]

Energy Department Announces New Investments to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Cost-Competitive Solar Energy

Posted on August 30th, 2012 by

This week, the Energy Department announced new investments totaling $10 million, for university-led projects to increase efficiencies of solar systems and lower costs for concentrating[...]
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From Water To Oil: The Role Of Algae

Posted on May 14th, 2012 by

Riggs Eckelberry of Origin Oil discusses his company’s technology solution for producing fuels from algae. Ben Lack Give me a brief history about OriginOil. Riggs[...]

Dr. Abdul-Hussain Bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Energy & Chairman of National Oil & Gas Authority, Bahrain to attend Heavy Oil & Oil Sands Summit

Posted on May 8th, 2012 by

3rd April 2012: Fleming Gulf will be organizing Heavy Oil & Oil Sands Summit on 26-27 September in Manama, Bahrain under the patronage of His[...]

Fracking Toothpaste

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

   Natural gas production, from hydrocarbon rich shale formations, known as “shale gas,” is one of the most rapidly expanding trends in onshore oil and[...]

Something’s Fishy in Tripoli

Posted on February 2nd, 2012 by

Way back in early 2011, members of the U.N. Security Council had no problem getting a resolution through that authorized military force in Libya ostensibly[...]
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What is Clean, Abundant, Affordable and the Best Alternative Energy Source We Have?

Posted on January 25th, 2012 by

If you answered cold fusion, eeehhhhh! Your time’s run out!   If you answered natural gas, have a cigar. Natural gas for the simple reason that[...]

Startling the Global Community, Canada Withdraws from the Kyoto Convention

Posted on December 16th, 2011 by

Canada has announced its intention to withdraw from the Kyoto treaty on greenhouse gas emissions (GGE), sandbagging the other signatories to the convention. The Kyoto[...]

U.S. Support for Renewables is Miniscule…and Erratic

Posted on November 7th, 2011 by

It’s time to ponder a rational comparison of historical U.S. energy incentives. In a thoughtful analysis called “What Would Jefferson Do?” authors Nancy Pfund and[...]

Apocalypse Redux? U.S. Natural Gas Find off Vietnam Could Raise Tensions with China

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by

First, the good news… U.S. oil company ExxonMobil is reporting a “potentially significant” gas discovery off the coast of Vietnam, stating in a press release,[...]

Why Medium & Heavy Duty Trucks Received New Fuel Standards

Posted on September 14th, 2011 by

Carol Lee Rawn, Senior Manager of the Transportation Program for Ceres, discusses the impact of the new fuel-efficiency standards that the Administration passed for heavy[...]

Exxon Mobil and Shell Report Soaring Profits

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by

Here we go again, petroleum retail have been surging throughout our nation. A painful case of déjà vu reminiscent of the early 70′! History dictates[...]

Obama’s Weekly Address Calls For More Domestic Oil Production

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by

Obama's weekly address calls for more domestic oil production, new study shows how gas prices will affect summer travel and New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce partners with SunPower to offer rebates on residential and commercial solar systems