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There will be pandemonium: The end of the old oil order has already begun

There will be pandemonium: The end of the old oil order has already begun | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Failed negotiations in Doha are just a sign of things to come. Big Oil has collapsed and is unlikely to recover
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DW: Recovery in Oil Price is Coming - Oil Industry News - Oil and Gas News

DW: Recovery in Oil Price is Coming - Oil Industry News - Oil and Gas News | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Scanning the newspapers, social media and analyst coverage this year, there is consensus that a recovery in oil prices is coming, as a function of a reduction in over-supply, and that upward movement in prices should be expected later this year, Douglas-Westwood has said in its DW Monday report.
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Desktop Turbine Runs On Carbon Dioxide And Could Power Up To 10,000 Homes

Desktop Turbine Runs On Carbon Dioxide And Could Power Up To 10,000 Homes | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
General Electric (GE) Global Research has announced that it’s developing a prototype turbine that could fit onto a desk. Using “supercritical carbon dioxide,” just one of these devices could power a small town of 10,000 homes.
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Hold Your Breath — Nearly 200 Infrared Videos Expose Methane Pollution All Across the United States (VIDEO)

Hold Your Breath — Nearly 200 Infrared Videos Expose Methane Pollution All Across the United States (VIDEO) | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The problem is more widespread than anyone thought.
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Morocco to build new solar power mega-plant

Morocco to build new solar power mega-plant | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
It may be famous for its meandering medinas and the scenic Atlas Mountains, but Morocco might soon make its name as a solar superpower.
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The oil rig graveyard: A dozen rigs lie parked in Scottish firth

The oil rig graveyard: A dozen rigs lie parked in Scottish firth | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Dramatic images show more than a dozen retired oil rigs parked off the coast of Aberdeen - hauled into the harbour as the continuing drop in barrel prices forces firms to cancel explorations.
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500 Kilometers On 1 Litre: Brazilian Man Shows Us Why We Don’t Need Gas Stations

500 Kilometers On 1 Litre: Brazilian Man Shows Us Why We Don’t Need Gas Stations | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
A motorcycle able to travel up to 500 kilometres (310 miles) on a litre of water was announced by creator Ricardo Azevedo in Sao Paulo, last month. It’s called the “T Power H20,” and the design includes a combination of water and a single, external car battery that’s used to produce electricity, and spark the […]
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Football Player Reveals A Biochemical Company That Could Produce A Substance In Commercial Quantity To Replace Fossil Fuels AnonHQ

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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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Cheap oil is crushing these Middle Eastern countries - CNNMoney

Cheap oil is crushing these Middle Eastern countries - CNNMoney | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iran count on oil exports. But oil in the current $40 to $50 range is already below the break-even point for many Middle Eastern nations.
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Desk-Size Turbine Could Power a Town

Desk-Size Turbine Could Power a Town | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
GE sees its new turbine as a strong rival to batteries for storing power from the grid.
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Energy Mafia Is On Its Knees: Australia First To Receive Ocean Wave Generated Zero-Emission Electricity | TruthTheory

Energy Mafia Is On Its Knees: Australia First To Receive Ocean Wave Generated Zero-Emission Electricity | TruthTheory | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
by Christina Sarich The world is in desperate need of alternative energy, and Australia just rode the wave, quite literally, into a new energy paradigm. Using the Perth Wave Energy Project’s CETO 5 wave energy generators developed by Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, the movement of the ocean is creating renewable, sustainable energy – which can…
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How And When Ancient People Started Using Oil | MessageToEagle.com

How And When Ancient People Started Using Oil | MessageToEagle.com | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Share this:MessageToEagle.com – Our ancestors were aware of the importance of oil. The use of oil is a very ancient invention in fact. As early as 2,000 B.C, there were a number of oil sources in Babylonia and Persia that could easily be used for production. Oil that had seeped to the surface would mostly evaporate …
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This Area Would Be Enough to Power the Whole World with Solar Energy

This Area Would Be Enough to Power the Whole World with Solar Energy | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Did you know how much electricity the world consumes every year? According to the statistical data from the Index Mundi website, the…
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This Israeli Startup is Turning Trash into Biogas Fuel. Here’s How...

This Israeli Startup is Turning Trash into Biogas Fuel. Here’s How... | Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
HomeBiogas is turning organic waste – food waste and animal manure – into usable cooking gas and liquid fertilizer. It eliminates 1 ton of organic waste and reduces harmful emissions equivalent to 6 tons of carbon dioxide over the course of a year.   Every …
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Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela selling crude below cost of production :: Latin America Current Events & News

reuters.com reported a more acute crude price slump this month has put several South American countries in the difficult position of selling oil for l
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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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