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  • Ireland divides emissions trading among 100 installations

    Following EU Commission acceptance of the final draft of Ireland’s National Allocation Plan for 2008 – 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday took the Final Allocation Decision on the Plan. This decision finalises the allocations of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission allowances which will be made under the Emissions Trading Directive to Ireland’s major GHG emitters for the next five ...

  • Opinions Divided on Climate Change and CCS in Saskatchewan

    Saskatchewan residents have strong but divided opinions about climate change and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, concludes a public opinion survey commissioned by IPAC-CO2 Research Inc. "Almost seven in ten (68%) residents are concerned about climate change," said Joe Ralko, Director of Communications for IPAC-CO2, who managed the survey. "However, there is no consensus on how to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Gas Utilities: Global Industry Almanac

    This is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the Gas Utilities industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, textual analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, and profiles of the leading companies. This incisive report provides expert analysis on a global, regional and country basis. Scope of the Report ...


  • Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd. Acquires Bakken Lands

    Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd. (OTCBB: LOGL) ("Legend," the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of un-developed mineral leases in Divide County, North Dakota in close proximity to the Ambrose Field. DIVIDE COUNTY LEASES Legend has been evaluating and assembling opportunities to acquire ...


  • Make Linearity Testing Easier with a Gas Dilution Kit

    The principle of a linearity test is to check that the gas analyser system is ‘linear’. The linearity shall be calculated and tested using the procedure given in annex B of the standard EN14181. Linearity tests can be performed by Service Engineer, Site Engineer or Stack Testing House, although must be deemed competent to perform the checks. The reference material concentrations shall ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Norway fails to tap new Arctic oil and gas

    Statoil, the Norwegian state-owned company, has announced that it has failed to find commercial quantities of oil and gas in the Barents Sea this year. The Arctic remains one of the oil industry’s most promising exploration areas. The US Geological Survey says a large part of the world’s remaining hydrocarbon ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Unconventional shale gas and oil: overview of ecological impacts

    Research findings on the wildlife and habitat impacts of unconventional shale gas and oil developments in the US have been collated in a new review. Its authors stress the importance of collecting data on local ecosystems before such developments begin, to allow changes in nature be tracked and aid on-going improvements to management. Unconventional shale oil and gas are already important sources ...

  • UN launches global greenhouse gas emissions calculator

    The United Nations launched the first common system of calculating the amount of greenhouse gases produced in a given city and by specific sector or time, allowing cities to compare their performances and analyse differences. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) and the World Bank jointly ...


    By United Nations

  • Eastern European Gas Market regulation and infrastructure

    The Eastern European Gas Market Outlook 2009: Country profiles of supply, demand, regulation and infrastructureReport OverviewEuropean gas demand was volatile through 2008, with some countries seeing slight declines in demand. However, the longer term forecast is continued growth for the Eastern European gas market as new gas-fired power plants come on-stream. ( ...


  • Divergent Views on Exporting Gas through Bay

    Dominion Resources' proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export facility is dividing residents of the quiet town of Lusby on the Chesapeake Bay. Some, like longtime resident Tracey Eno are worried about increased air pollution. "That can't be good for me. I mean that's just common sense," said Eno, 44, who lives 1½ miles from the site. "Is that going to show up as asthma? Lung ...


    By Associated Press

  • EU commits to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    European Union leaders have reached agreement on a Climate and Energy deal for the period 2020 to 2030. The broad climate change pact has set a new target of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions across the EU by 2030. Ambitious targets were also set for increasing the share of renewable energy sources in the EU as a whole (to 27%) and for improvements in energy efficiency, also ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Ethanol not a major factor in reducing gas prices

    If you have stopped at a gas station recently, there is a good chance your auto has consumed fuel with ethanol blended into it. Yet the price of gasoline is not substantially affected by the volume of its ethanol content, according to a paper co-authored by an MIT economist. The study seeks to rebut the claim, broadly aired over the past couple of years, that widespread use of ethanol has ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The Oil and Gas Industry will pay $19 Billion for Valve Solutions in 2015

    The oil and gas industry is challenged with process, logistical and safety issues which cause it to look to valve suppliers and other vendors to minimize operational and maintenance problems. The operators will pay $6 billion for these services next year. When the expenditures for valve repair parts and services are added, the total addressable market next year is $9 billion. This is the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Natural gas plays pivotal role in US climate debate

    In a new blog entry, Worldwatch Sustainable Energy Fellow Saya Kitasei outlines the general shape of compromise climate change legislation in the United States, which she says may include contentious provisions that would support more widespread offshore drilling, nuclear power, and natural gas extraction. A trio of U.S. senators aims to release draft climate legislation next month that may be ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Latest Report On China oil and natural gas extraction industry 2013 By MarketResearchReports.biz

    China oil and natural gas extraction industry, 2013 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the oil and natural gas extraction industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, to get market shares as China is boosting its domestic needs; to ...


  • China oil and natural gas extraction - related services industry, 2013

    China oil and natural gas extraction - related services industry, 2013 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the oil and natural gas extraction - related services industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, to get market shares as China ...


  • Feds to open 73 million acres in Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling

    The federal government is proposing to put up for lease some 73 million acres offshore from Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, and Florida for oil and gas exploration and development, the U.S. Department of Interior announced this week. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, in one of his first act’s since being confirmed by the U.S. Senate last week, said the department will offer leases on all ...

  • HP Announces Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Goal

    As part of an ongoing effort to improve its product manufacturing and supply chain operations, HP today announced a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal for its first-tier manufacturing and product-transportation supply chain partners. HP’s goal, a first for the information technology (IT) industry, is to drive a 20 percent decrease in its first-tier manufacturing and product ...


  • China Shale Gas Industry Analysis in a New Study at MarketReportsOnline.com

    "China is basking in the glory of its recent world’s largest shale finds. With almost 25% more reserves than the United States, China is dreaming about an even bigger energy revolution than the one seen in America. If estimates are to be believed then this 1,275 Trillion Cubic Feet of shale gas reserves found in China will last for about 300 years at the present rate of production and ...


  • Local gas drilling laws get a key airing in Ohio

    A closely watched lawsuit in Ohio is asking a question that's burning in cities and towns throughout shale country: Can regulations in states eager for the jobs and tax revenues that come with gas and oil drilling trump local restrictions that communities say protect them from haphazard development? The case was brought by Munroe Falls, an Akron suburb of 5,000. It involves a well that Beck ...


    By Associated Press

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