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Research proposals sought for reuse of oil field wastewater

An environmental and academic consortium is looking for projects to research the treatment and reuse of produced water – the salty mixture that surfaces from wells along with petroleum. The industry …

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Fracking in L.A.? Test Wells at Urban Oil Field Spark Water Worries

Earlier this year, the oil company Plains Exploration and Production (PXP) blasted water and chemicals more than one and half miles into the earth to force oil embedded in a sandstone formation to …

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Tesla Gigafactory China: Mud, “Basically An Open Field,” Not Gonna Happen — Skeptical Claims Revisited

We reported yesterday that Tesla was ending Model 3 Standard Range shipments from the US to China because it was starting to produce the base Model 3 trim in its new (and still under construction) Shanghai gigafactory, “Gigafactory 3.” It may surprise even Tesla optimists that the company was able to go from no construction at all to Model 3 production in such a rapid time, but it surely surprises Tesla skeptics the most

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Twitter users have a field day after the Department of Energy dubs fossil fuels ‘freedom gas’

The statement is latest effort by the Trump administration to highlight one policy agenda — the expansion of the number of gas export terminals on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Earlier this month, …

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Tesla’s Vertical Integration Unlocks Hidden Flexibility & Innovation — #CleanTechnica Field Trip

Image credit: Kyle FieldThe 1990s and early 2000s saw companies around the world extending their supply chains into global markets in a way that the world had never seen before, or perhaps even imagined. The business models that emerged from the outsourcing movement were spread far and wide, with central organizations extending some semblance of control of their supply chains through quality spec sheets, service level agreements, and detailed supplier contracts

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From worn-out sandlot to ‘bursting with production,’ Texas monster field revives U.S. oil fortunes

‘Very, very scary’: This mammoth new shale drilling method is about to supersize the future of fracking The great … its proximity to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico. Some shale fields …

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A Field Guide To Potential Securities Violations By Tesla’s Foes — In Depth

A great deal of attention has been recently placed on the conflict between Elon Musk and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding certain tweets by the CEO of Tesla. What is not clear to many, however, is the extraordinary number of potential securities violations that are happening regularly with regards to Tesla’s stock (NASDAQ: TSLA) that are the work of individuals opposing Tesla’s success. It’s fair to say that a war is presently underway between Tesla and its enemies

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Field notes from “Cambodia’s beating heart” – Conservation International (blog)


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Field notes from “Cambodia's beating heart”
Conservation International (blog)
“When we patrol, we can stop illegal activity by apprehending offenders and collecting illegal fishing gear.” A tangle of green and white fishing nets, collected from fishers apprehended inside sanctuaries, fill a boat docked outside the Kompong Prak

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Study finds water near fracked gas field disrupts hormones

“Fracking — the process — adds an additional source of endocrine disrupting … “Virtually all conventional wells have fracking and acidizing. Fracking has been going on since the 1970s.” The two areas compared have different geological …

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Trump had a field day with the environment while you were on vacation

Here’s what you might have missed: Fracking on federal lands On the final business day … which killed 11 workers and spilled some 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and exposing Gulf-area residents and cleanup …
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