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If a Solar Plant Uses Natural Gas, Is It Still Green?
A nuclear technology research and development center is to be constructed in the Bolivian city of El Alto with Russian assistance, the country's president Evo Morales has announced.
Deal between EDF and Chinese investors set to be announced on Wednesday
- Tremors follow two plus-4.0 magnitude quakes in state on Saturday, - State geological survey has said wastewater injection could trigger quakes
A new federal report presents grim details of the deaths of 43 U.S. oil and gas extraction workers during the first half of 2014 by fire, toxic vapors, toppled equipment and other hazards of the high-risk jobs.
A coalition of 400 groups, including environmental activists, faith leaders and labor organizations, is demanding President Barack Obama end fossil fuel leasing on public lands.
Two of the world's largest oil and gas companies have announced new research partnerships with universities in a bid to accelerate progress towards the 'sustainable fuels of the future'.
Shale Gas Extraction Explained
Solar energy is becoming a major power player in the Middle East
A coalition of U.S. states warned on Monday that a spike in earthquakes potentially tied to oil and gas activity in places not typically prone to them needs urgent attention from regulators and others to protect public safety.
The Fortune 500 is embracing clean energy, as solar and wind become cheaper sources of electricity in the U.S.
Ohmsett, the National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Facility, hosted last week a Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)-contracted team of scientists from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) who evaluated the ability of the test tank wave generator to produce breaking waves at designated areas in the tank.
StatOil fined $223,000 over Ohio fracking-well fire
Duke University study finds fracking uses less water than previously thought
A newly unearthed missive from Lenny Bernstein, a climate expert with the oil firm for 30 years, shows concerns over high presence of carbon dioxide in enormous gas field in south-east Asia factored into decision not to tap it
An application to start fracking at a site on the Fylde coast in Lancashire has been rejected by councillors.
Halliburton’s Completion Tools business introduced the Illusion frac plug, the only fully dissolvable frac plug on the market. The new 10,000 psi rated product shortens the time to production by eliminating the need to mill out plugs after fracturing, saving time and money for operators. The Illusion frac plug revolutionizes plug-and-perf completions for fracturing in unconventional markets.
Wind energy is the kinetic energy of wind that is used to generate electricity though wind turbines.
Hydraulic fracturing is the technique of injecting sand, water and chemicals at considerable pressure into underground shale formations, crushing the rock and enabling small quantities of natural gas to be isolated from the shale. The amount of water used to frack a distinct well depends on the local geological conditions.
The Types & Merits of Green Energy
Green Bonds - Fueling Clean Energy Revolution
Innovations in Energy Storage
The journal Nature stands by the accuracy of a feature questioning the longevity of the growth in U.S. shale natural gas, the features editor said Thursday.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday in Lagos said it arrested 17 persons suspected to be oil thieves on board a ship, MV Long Island.
Falling crude prices are an unprecedented test for producers of unconventional oil and a golden opportunity for governments to phase out costly subsidies, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday.
Pakatan Rakyat has said they will take to the streets in protest if the price of RON95 petrol does not go down to RM1.90 per litre by Dec 1, alleging that the current petrol and diesel pricing system is unfair to the people.
The Brazilian Federal Police has arrested 18 people including state-controlled oil company Petrobras former downstream director Paulo Roberto Costa following raids in the latest phase of a political corruption case afflicting the oil company.
Unfazed by slumping oil prices and battering in the stock market, firms that supply sand and guar gum for shale oil and gas companies are not ready yet to call an end to a four-year boom spurred by hydraulic fracturing technology.
WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - An accident at a fracking site killed one worker and injured two in Weld County on Thursday.