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SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love You arrives at Panama Canal

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Ten days and one unexpected detour after SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) departed Port Canaveral, Florida for what could be the last time ever, the ship has arrived at the Panama Canal. The post SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love You arrives at Panama Canal appeared first on TESLARATI.

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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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A new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) estimates heavy fuel oil (HFO) use, HFO carriage, the use and carriage of other fuels, black carbon (BC) emissions, and emissions of other air and climate pollutants for the year 2015, with projections to 2020 and 2025. Click to enlarge.

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US EIA reminder: Strait of Hormuz world’s most important oil chokepoint; almost 20% of oil traded worldwide

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Flows through the Strait in 2011 were roughly 35 percent of all seaborne traded oil, or almost 20 percent of oil traded worldwide. ”. They are a critical part of global energy security due to the high volume of oil traded through their narrow straits. million bbl/d was crude oil. Panama Canal. —US EIA.

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ICCT life-cycle analysis finds no climate benefit in using LNG as marine fuel

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The results of a new analysis by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) show that, when combined with a trend toward higher methane leakage and combustion slip, there is no climate benefit from using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel—regardless of the engine technology. First, it contains very little sulfur.

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BP Riser Insertion Tube Reported Working, Some Oil and Gas from Deepwater Horizon Well Being Captured

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The Unified Area Command for the response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reported on Sunday that the Riser Insertion Tube Tool—one of several subsea options BP is developing—was successfully tested and inserted into the leaking riser Saturday night, capturing some amounts of oil and gas. Click to enlarge.

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US Navy destroyer completes largest demo of shipboard renewable fuel; 20,000 gallons of 50:50 algal oil/F-76 fuel blend

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The ship received approximately 20,000 gallons of a 50-50 blend of an algae-derived, hydro-processed algal oil and petroleum F-76 from the Defense Fuel Supply Point at Naval Base Point Loma. and a Landing Craft, Air-Cushioned vessel demonstration scheduled for early December at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City, Panama City, Fla.

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Detect Quakes With “Raspberry Shakes”

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Geophones are commonly used in the oil and gas industry for seismic surveying, where the seismic waves are artificially generated to probe the ground below. earthquake in, fittingly, Panama, birthplace of the Raspberry Shake. The farthest one from Panama that registered a good signal was in Puerto Rico. Panama quake.

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