Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Expert predictions about where oil and gas prices are headed vary widely. Some expect both to remain steady due to global economic conditions while others point to the return of $3/gallon gas (in the states) fueled mainly by an increase in foreign demand. During these huge fluctuations, sales of hybrid cars have closely mirrored what we pay to fill our gas tanks. Low gas prices encourage less fuel efficient vehicles. Data from wikipedia and gas buddy.

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ICCT study examines current & projected use of heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping; growth in BC emissions points to need for policies

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Dwindling sea ice is opening new shipping routes through the Arctic and shipping activity in the Arctic is expected to rise as oil and gas development increases and as ships take advantage of shorter trans-Arctic routes from Asia to Europe and North America. In the IMO Arctic, HFO represented nearly 57% of the nearly half million tonnes (t) of fuel consumed by ships, followed by distillate (43%); almost no liquefied natural gas (LNG) was consumed in this area.

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ICCT study finds GHGs from shipping on the rise

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Emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from global shipping are on the rise again, according to a new study released by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). Accordingly, CO 2 emissions from global shipping (oceangoing vessels, domestic ships, and fishing vessels) increased from 910 to 932 million tonnes over the same period. Ships registered to Panama (15%), China (11%), Liberia (9%), Marshall Islands (7%), Singapore (6%), and Malta (5%) were the largest emitters.

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Chevron announces $32.7B capital and exploratory budget for 2012; LNG and deepwater investments propel a step change

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By 2017, we expect our net crude oil and natural gas production to grow about 20 percent to 3.3 Approximately 87% of the 2012 spending program is budgeted for upstream crude oil and natural gas exploration and production projects. billion is planned for exploration and production activities, including major natural gas-related projects. China: development of the Chuandongbei natural gas project. Global exploration funding is expected to be $3 billion in 2012.

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