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2014-04-14 12:24:42

CUT BANK, MT, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mountainview Energy Ltd. ("Mountainview" or "the Company") (TSXV: MVW) is pleased to announce significant 2013 year end reserve growth, highlighting success at the 12 Gage Three Forks play, for the year ended December 31, 2013. Selected reserve information is outlined below and should be read in conjunction with Mountainview's upcoming audited financial statements and related management discussion and analysis, which will be made...

2014-04-01 14:09:40

A Yale University-led study has found that using more wood and less steel and concrete in building and bridge construction would substantially reduce global carbon dioxide emissions and fossil fuel consumption. Despite an established forest conservation theory holding that tree harvesting should be strictly minimized to prevent the loss of biodiversity and to maintain carbon storage capacity, the new study shows that sustainable management of wood resources can achieve both goals while...

2014-03-27 12:27:54

LONDON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Upstream Oil and Gas Quarterly Deals Review, Q3 2013 - NOC's Gear Up for High Value Cross Border AcquisitionsUpstream Oil and Gas Quarterly Deals Review, Q3 2013 - NOC's Gear Up for High Value Cross Border AcquisitionsSummaryGlobalData's "Upstream Oil and Gas Quarterly Deals Review, Q3 2013 - NOC's Gear Up for High Value Cross Border Acquisitions" report is an essential source of data...

2014-03-07 23:00:13

Fossil Fuel Markets in China a new research report available at ReportsnReports.com. The report analyzes fossil fuel (Coal, Oil and Natural Gas) output and demand. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 China's demand for fossil fuel has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity,...

2014-03-04 00:21:25

CAMARILLO, CA, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BNK Petroleum Inc. (the "Company" or "BNK") (TSX: BKX) is providing the results of its December 31, 2013 independent reserves evaluation. The evaluation of the Company's reserves in the Caney / Upper Sycamore formations of the Tishomingo Field in Oklahoma was conducted by Netherland, Sewell and Associates, Inc. ("NSAI") in accordance with National Instrument 51-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities. 2013 Gross...

2014-03-03 08:24:49

Independent study for EDF reveals ample opportunity for industry to use existing, affordable technologies to control emissions from onshore operations WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent analysis conducted by ICF International (ICF) has determined that the onshore segment of the U.S. oil and gas sector can significantly reduce emissions of methane - a highly potent greenhouse gas and the primary ingredient in natural gas - using currently available...

2014-02-20 12:22:54

LONDON, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerogen Capital Limited ("Kerogen" or "the Company"), an independent private equity fund manager specialising in the international oil and gas sector, is delighted to publish its Environmental, Social and Governance ("ESG") Policy Statement detailing the Company's commitment to good governance, to high environmental standards and to positive engagement on social issues. Kerogen believes that adherence to ESG principles is a central...

US Emissions Of Methane Are Considerably Higher Than Official Estimates
2014-02-14 09:20:13

Mark Golden - Stanford University The first thorough comparison of evidence for natural gas system leaks confirms that organizations including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have underestimated US methane emissions generally, as well as those from the natural gas industry specifically. Natural gas consists predominantly of methane. Even small leaks from the natural gas system are important because methane is a potent greenhouse gas – about 30 times more potent than carbon...

2014-02-06 08:22:51

Achieves Drill Bit Finding Cost of $0.42 per Mcfe PITTSBURGH, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During 2013, CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) added 1.63 Tcfe (net to CONSOL) of proved reserves through extensions and discoveries. Drilling and completion costs incurred during 2013 directly attributable to extensions and discoveries was $679.7 million. When divided by the extensions and discoveries of 1.63 Tcfe, this yields a drill bit finding and development cost of $0.42 per Mcfe. This...

2014-01-30 12:24:13

Coalition Calls for Other Philanthropies to Join Initiative WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new coalition of more than a dozen U.S. and international foundations with an asset base of nearly $2 billion announced today it will divest from fossil-fuel companies and invest in the clean energy economy. It called on other foundations to join the initiative. "Climate change affects the mission of all foundations--whether focused on environment or not," said Ellen Dorsey,...