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2014-02-28 08:22:27

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ener-Core, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, today announced that Company management will participate in the Roth 26(th) Annual Conference taking place from March 9-12, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel, CA. Management will present a corporate overview on Monday, March 9, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time. About Ener-Core,...

Blending Synthetic Air To Measure Climate Change
2014-02-27 09:59:21

National Physical Laboratory Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have produced a synthetic air reference standard which can be used to accurately measure levels of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere. This will greatly help scientists contribute to our understanding of climate change. A paper published in Analytical Chemistry describes how researchers at NPL have created a synthetic gas standard for the first time, which is comparable to the World...

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...

2014-02-12 08:31:51

HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Block Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, announces a continued rise in gas production from the Shouyang Block since the last release on January 22, 2014. Following its January 22nd announcement that gas production at Shouyang had reached 1,797,499 cubic feet per day (1,797 Mcf/d) as...

Photosynthesis-Activating Protein Likely Predates Oxygen On Earth
2014-02-09 08:21:12

[ Watch the Video: Photosynthesis Older Than Oxygen ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Thioredoxin, a protein essential to the process of photosynthesis in plants, likely developed on Earth long before oxygen ever became available, according to a study published in last week’s early online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In the study, an international team of researchers analyzing methane-producing microbes found that...

2014-02-07 13:15:15

A team of researchers led by Virginia Tech and University of California, Berkeley, scientists has discovered that a regulatory process that turns on photosynthesis in plants at daybreak likely developed on Earth in ancient microbes 2.5 billion years ago, long before oxygen became available. The research opens new scientific areas in the fields of evolutionary biology and microbiology. The work also has broad societal implications as it allows scientists to better understand the production...

2014-02-05 23:32:17

The Ultimate Flatulence Cure System, Joseph Arnold’s new book, provides users with natural remedies and practical methods to eliminate their flatulence, bloating, bad smell, and gas problems permanently. The site abb2u.com has recently posted a review of the Ultimate Flatulence Cure to show whether this product is worth purchasing. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Joseph Arnold used to suffer from chronic gas problems. After years of researching, experimenting, and consulting naturopaths in...

2014-02-04 08:24:01

Independent Testing Confirms Ener-Core System Exceeds Strictest NOx Emissions Standards for Methane Power Generation and Pollution Control IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ener-Core, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR; "Ener-Core" or the "Company"), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, today announced the successful completion of its demonstration project at the Department of Defense's (DoD) Fort...

2014-01-24 12:21:02

BEDFORD, Texas, January 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroTech Oil and Gas Inc. (OTC: PTOG) (the "Company" or Petrotech") today announces the current Brown has recently been revaluated by a geologist that specializes in the Nowata, Oklahoma area and the company has initiated an expansion of the original development plan for the lease. The current evaluation disclosed a well-known oil-producing zone under the lease. The proposed 18 well drilling program will also include five of...

Thousands Of Natural Gas Leaks Under The Streets Of DC
2014-01-16 13:23:20

[ Watch the Video: More Than Hot Air - Explosive Find Under Washington DC ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, there are nearly 6,000 natural gas leaks under the streets of Washington, DC. Scientists from Duke University and Boston University say that they have discovered more than 5,893 leaks from aging natural gas pipelines under DC. The team also said that dozens of these leaks...


Latest Methane Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Umbriel -- Umbriel is a moon of Uranus discovered in 1851 by William Lassell. It was named after the 'dusky melancholy sprite' in Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock. Umbriel's surface is the darkest of the Uranian moons, and it is also the least geologically active. It is mostly composed of water ice, with the balance made up of silicate rock and methane ice. Most of its methane ice is on its surface. ----- Discovery Discovered by William Lassell...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Ariel -- Ariel is a moon of Uranus discovered in 1851 by William Lassell. Its composition is roughly 50% water ice, 30% silicate rock, and 20% methane ice, and it appears to have regions of fresh frost in places. Largely devoid of impact craters, Ariel appears to have undergone a period of intense geological activity that has produced a huge network of fault canyons and liquid water outflows over its surface. ----- Discovery Discovered by William Lassell...

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