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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,...

2014-01-22 12:21:18

Benefits outweigh supposed costs by range of 50-1 to 500-1 WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The benefits of fossil fuel energy to society far outweigh the social costs of carbon (SCC) by a magnitude of 50 to 500 times, according to a landmark study released by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) today. "It is without question or debate that our national and global societies have benefited from fossil fuels. And those benefits will continue...

2014-01-07 12:22:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- API President and CEO Jack Gerard outlined API's advocacy and messaging priorities, issued a new report, and launched a new ad campaign during his 2014 State of American Energy speech, which focused on the impact of future policy decisions on America's energy revolution. "To lead the energy policy discussion and educate the public on the game changing impact of the choices our nation faces when it comes to energy policy, API's 2014...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'