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U.S. to become biggest oil producer and energy independent

U.S. to become biggest oil producer and energy independent | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer before 2020 and will be energy independent 10 years later, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Free-Energy Ocean Turbines: The Death Of Fossil Fuels!

Free-Energy Ocean Turbines: The Death Of Fossil Fuels! | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
By Steven Bancarz|  We already know that using fossil fuels as a main source of energy is completely outdated and unnecessary.  Several significant pollutants are produced by fossil fuel combustion as well: carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, and hydrocarbons.

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This $10,000 Car Runs On Air

This $10,000 Car Runs On Air | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
With small size, a tiny price, zero pollution, fun and futuristic design, AIRPod mark a turning point in the range…
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Is this the Breakthrough that Finally Kills ‘Big Oil’ and Brings Solar Power to the World?

Is this the Breakthrough that Finally Kills ‘Big Oil’ and Brings Solar Power to the World? | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The days of bulky, expensive solar panels that were heavy and required harsh chemicals to produce and a lot of…
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A journey on the A9: Scotland's highway of history - The Guardian

A journey on the A9: Scotland's highway of history - The Guardian | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
A journey on the A9: Scotland's highway of history
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Photograph: Michael Thomas Jones The Pass of Drumochter, central Scottish Highlands: Edward McKenna, 43, from Glasgow, voting yes.
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Iran to produce 400,000 electric motorcycles to help reduce air pollution

Iran to produce 400,000 electric motorcycles to help reduce air pollution | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
ISLAMABAD: Iran plans to place 400,000 electric motorcycles and 140,000 hybrid taxi cabs on the market as part of a plan backed by the Oil Ministry to help environment protection, said the managing di
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Solar power could efficiently replace fossil fuels - CSglobe

Solar power could efficiently replace fossil fuels - CSglobe | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
A CSIRO test plant in Australia has broken a world record and proved solar power could efficiently replace fossil fuels. The CSIRO has generated...
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No One Likes Power Plants, But They Get Better When You Put A Ski Slope On Them

No One Likes Power Plants, But They Get Better When You Put A Ski Slope On Them | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Most power plants are a nuisance that no one wants near. But with this creative and clean waste-to-energy plant now under construction in the center...
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Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud | Green Prophet

Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud | Green Prophet | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Luxor home to some of Egypt's greatest temples has something to solute over: the city has started its first 80kW solar energy plant, worth about $530,000 US
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Q&A: The First-Ever Expedition to Turkmenistan's "Door to Hell"

Q&A: The First-Ever Expedition to Turkmenistan's "Door to Hell" | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Go along with explorer George Kourounis as he becomes the first person known to venture into Turkmenistan's fiery, gas-fueled Darvaza Crater.
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Russian Physicists Launch Campaign To Rebuild Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower And Power The World

Russian Physicists Launch Campaign To Rebuild Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower And Power The World | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
“Tesla was right and we are ready to prove it!” So say the two Russian physicists who have just launched an…
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22 Most Beautiful Houses Made From Shipping Containers

22 Most Beautiful Houses Made From Shipping Containers | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Living in these days can mean a lot more that just having a shelter, food and clothing.  People have evolved…
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Alternative Fuel: Scientists Turn Algae into Usable Fuel in Less than an Hour

Alternative Fuel: Scientists Turn Algae into Usable Fuel in Less than an Hour | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Algae has already been touted as a natural healing wonder. Not only does have its high chlorophyll content and special…
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LED Lights Are A 'Transformative Technology' In The Developing World

LED Lights Are A 'Transformative Technology' In The Developing World | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
This year's Nobel Prize in physics went to scientists who invented the blue light-emitting diode. Paired with solar power, the energy-efficient LED is bringing affordable light to places off the grid.
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Is this the Breakthrough that Finally Ends ‘Big Oil’ and Brings Solar Power to the World?

Is this the Breakthrough that Finally Ends ‘Big Oil’ and Brings Solar Power to the World? | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The days of bulky, expensive solar panels that were heavy and required harsh chemicals to produce and a lot of…
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Fungus Discovered in Rainforest Capable Of Eating Plastic Pollution

Fungus Discovered in Rainforest Capable Of Eating Plastic Pollution | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
One of the biggest problems facing the earth, plastic pollution, could soon meet its match if students at Yale University…
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New transparent solar cells can be used on windows, smartphone screens (Science Alert)

New transparent solar cells can be used on windows, smartphone screens (Science Alert) | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
This new type of transparent solar cell can be used to cover windows, buildings or smartphone screens to produce solar energy.
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E-Bike Sales Are Surging in Europe

E-Bike Sales Are Surging in Europe | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Although the United States has yet to significantly embrace e-bikes, they are catching on in countries that already have a strong bicycle culture.
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How to convert landfill gas into clean energy (Science Alert)

How to convert landfill gas into clean energy (Science Alert) | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Researchers in Brazil have come up with a new technique that turns air-polluting landfill gas into a fuel cell that can produce a clean, efficien
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Oil Companies Are Funding Mysterious Government Research Center That May Not Exist

Oil Companies Are Funding Mysterious Government Research Center That May Not Exist | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON –- Oil companies BP and Cobalt International Energy agreed in December 2011 to provide $350 million to construct a research institute in Angola, as a condition of gaining drilling rights for an offshore block of the African country's...
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Rechargeable eggplant-based batteries could soon be a reality (Science Alert)

Rechargeable eggplant-based batteries could soon be a reality (Science Alert) | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
An 18-year-old Singaporean student has figured out a way to use carbonised Chinese eggplant to make batteries.
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The Most Astounding Fact about the Universe

The Most Astounding Fact about the Universe | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
3 minutes | This is Neil Degrasse Tyson's response when asked to describe the most astounding fact about the universe. Background music is the cinematic orchestra - To build a home.
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Pouring Saltwater Over Graphene Generates Electricity

Pouring Saltwater Over Graphene Generates Electricity | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
A team of Chinese scientists did an impossible-sounding thing. They created electricity simply by dragging a droplet of saltwater across a layer…
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Turkey subsidizes solar donkeys for shepherds | Green Prophet

Turkey subsidizes solar donkeys for shepherds | Green Prophet | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Just when you think you've seen it all, a story pops up about donkeys in Turkey that carry solar panels so that shepherds, who are often out in the field
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