GECF: more than a quarter of 2050 natural gas supply untapped

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Important projects in the offing include the Turkmenistan-China pipeline enhancement, TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India), and others. Yet-to-find (YTF) resources will contribute to around 30% of the total production of natural gas worldwide by 2050, according to Yury Sentyurin, the Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).

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Transmission Losses: More Oil Supply Trucks Bombed in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Dozens of tankers carrying fuel to Afghanistan for NATO troops were torched near Quetta in western Pakistan on Wednesday, the third major attack on supplies since Pakistan closed one border crossing to Afghanistan a week ago and the first at the only checkpoint that remained open.


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As the price per barrel goes beyond $97, one story in the NY Times reports : •Bombing in Afghanistan kills 64. Severe weather shuts Mexican ports, disrupts oil supply to US. Attack on pipeline in Yemen. Domestic oil inventory to fall. Severe weather forecast for North Sea. Oil platforms evacuated. Dollar weak.

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Navy demo shows solid oxide fuel cell tactical generator could cut diesel fuel use by up to 44%

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The Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Tactical Electrical Power Unit is aimed at reducing the need to transport fuel around the battlefield, especially in theaters such as Afghanistan, where enemies routinely target supply routes with homemade bombs.

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Department of Defense releases new operational energy strategy; more fight, less fuel

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aircraft over Afghanistan, 8 Dec 2010. At least 80% of land convoys in Afghanistan are for transporting fuel to warfighters, Lynn said. From FY 2003 to FY 2007 in Iraq and Afghanistan, a total of more than 3,000 Army personnel and contractors were wounded or killed in action from attacks on fuel and water resupply convoys. More options, less risk: Expand and secure the supply of energy to military operations. reliable and assured supply of energy for military missions.

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US Department of Defense releases roadmap to transform energy use in military operations

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The Operational Energy Strategy outlines a three-fold approach: More Fight, Less Fuel: Reduce Demand for Energy in Military Operations; More Options, Less Risk: Expand and Secure Energy Supplies for Military Operations; and More Capability, Less Cost: Build Energy Security into the Future Force. DoD is to diversify and secure military energy supplies in order to improve the ability of US forces to obtain the energy required to perform their missions.

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Secretary of the Navy Sets Target for 50% of Total Energy Consumption from Alternative Sources by 2020; Role for Biofuels and EVs

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The Commandant of the Marine Crops, General Conway said it best during the Marine Corps energy summit a few weeks ago when he described the fully burdened cost of a gallon of gasoline delivered to a piece of equipment in Afghanistan. It will boost its usage of renewable energy and in some cases will supply power to the grid from solar, wind, ocean, or geothermal sources generated by the base.

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