Electric car charging comes to Tennessee

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ECOtality has teamed up with the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store to unveil the Blink Direct Current Fast Charger at the Lebanon [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Cracker Barrel ECOtality electric car charging electric car charging network Lebanon TennesseeThe state may be famous for Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton, but it’s the arrival of a new fast charger for electric cars that will be music to the ears of Tennessee natives.

Iran, Iraq, Syria sign $10B gas pipeline deal

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Iran, Iraq, and Syria have signed a deal for the construction of the Middle East’s largest gas pipeline, which would carry gas from Iran’s South Pars gas field to Europe via Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon and beneath the Mediterranean Sea. By 2020, Syria will need about 15 to 20 million cubic meters of gas per day and Lebanon will need about five to seven million cubic meters of gas per day.

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Syrian oil ministry announces oil shale tender

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Syria is the only significant crude oil producing country in the Eastern Mediterranean region (including Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza), according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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ECOtality installs first DC fast charger in Tennessee

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ECOtality and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store unveiled the first Blink Direct Current (DC) Fast Charger in Tennessee at the Lebanon Cracker Barrel location. This is the first of 12 Cracker Barrel locations statewide that will install DC Fast Chargers as a part of The EV Project. The stations are able to charge a battery to 80% capacity in under 30 minutes.

Mascoma Acquires SunOpta BioProcess Inc.; Integrated Cellulosic Ethanol Company

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The facility is based on technologies developed in Mascoma’s laboratories in Lebanon, New Hampshire and operating in its 57,000 square foot demonstration facility in Rome, New York. Cellulosic biofuels company Mascoma Corporation, is acquiring SunOpta BioProcess Inc. SBI), a division of SunOpta Inc.

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

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million-bbl/d Tapline to Lebanon.

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Opinion: Saudi Oil Strategy: Brilliant Or Suicide?

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They are fighting a multi-front war with Iran directly (in Yemen) and indirectly (in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq). by Dalan McEndree for Oilprice.com. In the last quarter of 2014, in the face of possible oversupply, Saudi Arabia abandoned its traditional role as the global oil market’s swing producer and therefore it role as unofficial guarantor of existing ($100+ per barrel) prices.

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