Category Archives: Oil and gas

Pretend Petrol isn’t important–then live with your stupid

The fracking change is much more important than you can imagine–petrol products are essential to modern life.

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Marita Noon on Oil supply crunch

Marita talks about the US picking up the slack on declines in middle east oil supplies.

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Fracking Comes to North Carolina

Maybe.  The North Carolina Senate voted 33-13 in favor of fracking.  Continue reading

NY Times reporter believes in underground carbon sequestration

In an otherwise reasonable summary of some proposed major changes being suggested by the NYS Public Service Commission in how electrical utilities and their grids would operate, the reporter adds this unattributed cautionary note:
“Burning natural gas in thousands of locations would make it almost impossible to capture carbon from power plants and pump it underground to avoid worsening climate change.”
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American Companies Sabotage XL as a Business Strategy?

Foundations using money from business interests to campaign against those donor’s competition? Shocking. Imagine such deviousness.

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BP Profits down, Deal with the Russkys on

BP is hurtin’ from the Deepwater Horizon/Macondo spill, but they have opportunities like the Rosneft (Russian Oil Co.) deal.

http://www.eenews.net/energywire/2014/02/05/stories/1059994053

Boy am I Scared–Again

So some satellite info creates another scare about the oil sands and steam extraction.

I am just tremblin’.

http://www.eenews.net/energywire/2014/02/05/stories/1059994006