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Gas Development Linked To Wildlife Habitat Loss
2012-05-02 10:47:54

A study by the Wildlife Conservation Society documents that intense development of the two largest natural gas fields in the continental U.S. are driving away some wildlife from their traditional wintering grounds. Researchers tracking 125 female pronghorn in Wyoming's vast Jonah and PAPA gas fields using GPS collars discovered an 82 percent decline of habitat classified as "highest quality" — meaning highest probability of use for wintering animals. Widespread natural gas...

2008-07-25 21:00:31

MOSCOW. July 25 (Interfax) - Russian natural gas giant Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) announced on Thursday that it has pledged to take part in gas projects in Turkmenistan. "Agreements have been reached on the financing and construction by Gazprom of new trunk gas pipelines to run from the east of the country, on building production infrastructures in gas fields and on increasing the capacity of the Turkmen section of the Caspian Gas Pipeline to 30 billion cubic meters. Gazprom will take part in its...

2008-06-20 12:00:41

By Osamu Kawakami, The Yomiuri Shimbun Jun. 19--TOKYO -- Japan and China moved a huge step forward in resolving a five-year-old issue over gas exploration rights in the East China Sea by reaching an agreement to jointly develop some of the gas fields. The agreement, the first of its kind on the issue, can be described as crystalizing the strategic mutually beneficial relationship both governments have used as a slogan recently. However, there are a slew of problems to be solved,...

2008-06-17 15:00:54

TOKYO _ Japan and China have agreed to include the Asunaro gas field in their joint development of gas fields in the East China Sea, it has been learned. According to the details of the joint gas field development so far agreed upon by Japan and China, the development of the Shirakaba gas field will be financed by both countries. But the distribution of revenues from gas production at the field, called Chunxiao in China, will favor the Chinese side, which has invested significant funds in...

2005-10-02 02:23:33

By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Trade Minister Shoichi Nakagawa criticized China on Sunday for sending warships near disputed gas fields in the East China Sea, after a media report said a Chinese ship had pointed a gun at a Japanese patrol plane. The row over China's development of gas fields in the sea dividing the two countries -- and near waters which Japan claims -- is one of several issues that have strained ties between the Asian neighbors. Japan and China failed...


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