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Technological Innovation in A Single Graph

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Technological Innovation in the Oil and Gas Industry

“Six Tech Advancements Changing The Fossil Fuels Game” is an interesting article from of all places Zero Hedge. Zero Hedge is home to a host of luddites who actually believe in the peak oil hoax, so an article of this … Continue reading

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More Shale Oil and Gas in Texas

The shale oil and gas revolution in the US received more good news as estimates for recoverable petroleum in the Cline play are larger than that of the Bakken play in North Dakota and the Eagle Ford play in Texas. … Continue reading

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Shale Gas in Europe

While the impact of natural gas from shale formations in the US has been frequently reported, one should not forget that similar shale formations exist around the world. The detection and extraction technologies that made previously uneconomical shale gas in … Continue reading

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Huge Shale Oil/Gas Field Discovered in Australia

‘Brisbane company Linc Energy yesterday released two reports, based on drilling and seismic exploration, estimating the amount of oil in the as yet untapped Arckaringa Basin surrounding Coober Pedy ranging from 3.5 billion to 233 billion barrels of oil.‘ As … Continue reading

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Toshiba’s Fast Nuclear Reactor for Canadian Oil Sands Mining

New Energy and Fuel blogged about a Canadian oil sands company working with Toshiba to use their small, fast, sodium cooled 4S nuclear reactor. Here is an excerpt from an article published in The Daily Yomiuri. ‘ Toshiba Corp. has … Continue reading

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Waste to Profits: Converting Bakken Flare Gas into Liquid Fuel

In the vast shale play of the Bakken formation, based mainly in North Dakota, the high price of oil and the glut of natural gas have made the former far more financially rewarding. Additionally, oil can be stored easily while … Continue reading

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