BP Makes a Big Push into Fracking Outside of the U.S.

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Sep 292017
 

Fracking as a technology has been a spectacular success in … with a small incremental increase in U.S. LNG exports, temporarily stalled by Gulf hurricanes. Falling global production can be explained be weak oil and gas prices. The impact has been most …
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Oil And Gas Regulator Says 430 Pipelines Near Occupied Buildings Fail Leak Test

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Sep 292017
 

Tiny holes or faulty parts could be the reason that about 430 oil or gas pipelines in Colorado failed a leak-detection test after a fatal explosion blamed on gas seeping from a severed line, regulators said Thursday. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation …
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Filter Removes Contaminates from Fracking Wastewater

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Sep 292017
 

Millions of gallons of wastewater are produced during the fracking process, but a new device could help reduce the oil and gas sector’s environmental footprint.A ceramic filter that can clean wastewater from hydraulic fracturing without clogging could …
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Museum Exhibit Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Antarctica … – KTLA

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Sep 292017
 

Museum Exhibit Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Antarctica …
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An incredibly story of survival is being showcased at the Bowers Museum in Orange County. The new exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest …
Bowers Museum previews photographic record of legendary …OCRegister

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LeasePlan & Uber To Launch EV Pilot In Amsterdam With Nissan LEAFs

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Sep 292017
 

The auto leasing firm LeasePlan is partnering with the on-demand taxi service Uber for the launch of a new pilot in Amsterdam that will see 30 all-electric Nissan Leaf EVs put into the hands of uberX drivers there, according to a new press release from the companies

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Crude oil by rail or pipeline? New studies explore the question

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Sep 292017
 

And many argue that oil should not be extracted at all, especially through fracking tight shale deposits or mining … For example, shipping it by rail or pipeline to the Gulf of Mexico then by ship to the U.S.’s East Coast, rather than by rail cutting …
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The latest victims of extreme weather: grapes and bananas – PRI

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Sep 282017
 

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The latest victims of extreme weather: grapes and bananas
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These were torrential downpours, every day, for months. It was back-to-back extreme weather events for this agricultural region of Peru. And for Garcia, the very viability of his farm, which exports organic bananas to the United States, Europe and Asia

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It’s a problem that an iceberg over twice the size of Paris just broke off Antarctica – Quartz

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Sep 282017
 

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It's a problem that an iceberg over twice the size of Paris just broke off Antarctica
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A piece of ice two and a half times the size of Paris (or roughly four-and-a-half Manhattans) broke off from West Antarctica over the weekend. It's not unprecedented, but it has ice scientists worrying. On Saturday (Sept. 23), satellite-observation
Pine Island Glacier: Manhattan-sized Antarctica iceberg breaks offUSA TODAY
Warm waters tripled the amount of ice lost in these Antarctic glaciers — and that's bad for sea level riseThe Verge
Iceberg that broke off Antarctica was 4 times the size of Manhattan …CBS News
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Designing Resilient Cities That Don’t Flood

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Sep 282017
 

A study released by the Carbon Disclosure Project this month finds that 103 cities around the world have a serious risk of flooding. Most of the problem can be traced directly to the increased use of concrete and asphalt since the beginning of the automotive age. Land that used to absorb water is now covered with impervious coatings which cause rain and flood waters to accumulate rather than percolating into the soil below

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Oil and Gas Pipeline Leak Detection Equipment Market Is Expand at a CAGR of 6.8% for the Forecast Period Between 2016 and 2024

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Sep 282017
 

Albany, NY — (SBWIRE) — 09/27/2017 — A few large companies that dominate the global oil and gas pipeline leak detection equipment market features a highly consolidated vendor landscape, says Transparency Market Research (TMR) in a new report. Honeywell …
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