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New Materials: Smart Grid – Where Power is Going | Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative

New Materials: Smart Grid – Where Power is Going | Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Why should an everyday homeowner care that the smart grid can increase the U.S. electric grid's efficiency by 9 percent?
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The old man and the sea of oil

The old man and the sea of oil | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Lake Imlor is nestled deep within the Russian taiga in western Siberia. More than half of Russia's oil production comes from the surrounding region. For the Indigenous Khanty people who live here, the lake is sacred. They have worshiped on its shores for generations. But the lake and traditional way of life are in peril, a
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Amazing Printed Solar Panels Could Provide Power To 1.3 Billion People

Amazing Printed Solar Panels Could Provide Power To 1.3 Billion People | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
With the costs of solar power on the decline – prices have seen a staggering drop from around $40 per watt in 1977 to $0.74 per watt in 2013 – this remarkable technology has finally made its way into the mainstream. While this is great news for people in developed countries who want to make the transition […]
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10 Incredible Renewable Energy Solutions From Around the World

10 Incredible Renewable Energy Solutions From Around the World | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Written by Jake Anderson at theantimedia.org     Many scientists warn that we’ve reached a point of no return when it comes to climate change. Some researchers believe we have already passed it, citing new evidence that the planet is warming even faster than worst-case forecasts from just …
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The military gambit behind Putin's Arctic ambitions for Russian oil

The military gambit behind Putin's Arctic ambitions for Russian oil | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The economic viability of extracting oil from the frozen north might be doubtful, but the geopolitical significance could be massive.
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Oil prices edge lower as China devalues yuan - MarketWatch

Oil prices edge lower as China devalues yuan - MarketWatch | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Oil prices plunge as investors digest China’s decision to devalue the yuan, which will make imports of a number of commodities including crude oil more expensive.
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Oil collapse couldn't come at worse time for industry - CNBC

Oil collapse couldn't come at worse time for industry - CNBC | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
In October, bank lenders perform a biannual review of loans and revolving credit they make available to exploration and production companies.
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OPEC's oil production spiked to a 3-year high in July (USO, WTI, OIL, VDE, BNO)

OPEC's oil production spiked to a 3-year high in July (USO, WTI, OIL, VDE, BNO) ...
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A day of reckoning for fuel prices in the Gulf

A day of reckoning for fuel prices in the Gulf | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
QUEUES at the pumps were only a few minutes longer than usual. There was little evidence of stockpiling. Aside from minor grumbling, July 31st passed like any other...
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Why Is Oil And Gas Activity Causing Earthquakes? And Can We Reduce The Risk?

Why Is Oil And Gas Activity Causing Earthquakes? And Can We Reduce The Risk? | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
If you’ve been following the news lately, chances are you’ve heard about – or even felt – earthquakes in the central United States. During the past five years, there has been an unprecedented increase in earthquakes in the North American mid-continent, a region previously considered one of the most stable on Earth.
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Japanese Scientists Have Successfully Transmitted Electricity Wirelessly Through The Air

Japanese Scientists Have Successfully Transmitted Electricity Wirelessly Through The Air | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Scientists in Japan have successfully transmitted electricity wirelessly through the air, validating much of the work Nikola Tesla did while he was alive.
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Creating Pee Power Electricity from Urine | Green Prophet

Creating Pee Power Electricity from Urine | Green Prophet | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
A science project by four Nigerian teenagers has become the bases for a way to create hydrogen to power electric generators to produce electricity.
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Jordan’s 6,000 mosques to be sun-powered | Green Prophet

Jordan’s 6,000 mosques to be sun-powered | Green Prophet | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Jordan’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources announced a new initiative that will convert all 6,000 of the kingdom’s mosques to solar generated power beginning this year. It’s part of a five-year program to decrease the nation's reliance on crude oil while diversifying its energy portfolio to include more renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power. Mosques are major electricity consumers as five prayer times throughout the day keep their doors open predawn to well after sundown.
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Opec is being eaten alive and needs to meet to heal its wounds

Opec is being eaten alive and needs to meet to heal its wounds | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Opec must stop Saudia Arabia pulling all the strings before it falls apart entirely writes Andrew Critchlow
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NASSCO Ready to Launch World’s Second LNG-Powered Containership, TOTE 2

NASSCO Ready to Launch World’s Second LNG-Powered Containership, TOTE 2 | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Maritime News: NASSCO Ready to Launch World’s Second LNG-Powered Containership, TOTE 2 -   General Dynamics NASSCO is getting ready for the launch of the second of two LNG-powered containerships being built for TOTE Maritime. The launching ceremony will be held this Saturday at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego and is open to the public. The launch of ‘TOTE 2′ follows the successful launch of the Isla […]
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The truth about politics and cartography: mapping claims to the Arctic seabed

The truth about politics and cartography: mapping claims to the Arctic seabed | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Maps depicting Russia's old and new bids to the Arctic seabed are being misinterpreted to fuel fears about the nation's expansion.
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Oil: Are the chickens coming home to roost? - CNBC

Oil: Are the chickens coming home to roost? - CNBC | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The great global game of chicken means there is a huge reluctance to be the first country to cut production and lose market share.
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OPEC expects decrease in Kazakhstan's oil production - Trend News Agency

OPEC expects decrease in Kazakhstan's oil production - Trend News Agency | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Kazakhstan’s average oil production is expected to decrease by 10,000 barrels per day over the previous year to average 1.62 million barrels per day in 2015
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Oil | Search for Black Gold | World Documentary Films

Oil | Search for Black Gold | World Documentary Films World History of Oil - The Search For Black Gold Petroleum is a naturally happening, yellow-to-black liquid ...
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China’s thirsty coal industry guzzles precious water

China’s thirsty coal industry guzzles precious water | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Plants turning coal into gas, chemicals and electricity are sucking up vast amounts of water in a nation already struggling with serious shortages. That threatens many communities and could crimp the industry’s plans for expansion.
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Spanish researchers are developing bladeless wind turbines

Spanish researchers are developing bladeless wind turbines | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless has come up with bladeless wind turbine technology that seeks to provide more energy for less, and address the criticisms aimed at traditional wind farms - particularly where wildlife is concerned. With...
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France decrees new rooftops must be covered in plants or solar panels

France decrees new rooftops must be covered in plants or solar panels | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
All new buildings in commercial zones across the country must comply with new environmental legislation
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Japan’s Fukushima nuclear meltdown – 4 years later | Green Prophet

Japan’s Fukushima nuclear meltdown –  4 years later | Green Prophet | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
As Japan commemorates the 4th anniversary of the tragic earthquake caused tsunami and Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown, the lasting effects still linger.
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Thermo-piezoelectric tires by Goodyear produces energy for your electric car | Green Prophet

Thermo-piezoelectric tires by Goodyear produces energy for your electric car | Green Prophet | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
A new tire being developed by Goodyear may enable electric cars to generate electricity while driving down the road or sitting in a parking lot.
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