Researchers develop large-scale, economical method to extract hydrogen from oil sands and oil fields

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Canadian researchers have developed a large-scale economical method to extract hydrogen from oil sands (natural bitumen) and oil fields. The process can extract hydrogen from existing oil sands reservoirs, with huge existing supplies found in Canada and Venezuela.

IEA: key oil trends 2018

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Total OECD annual production of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), and refinery feedstocks increased by 10.3% Canadian production also increased on an annual basis (+8.1%), due to robust production of crude oil, while Mexico’s production continued to fall (-6.3%).

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Wonderful Oil Waste Water Makes Tangerines Not So Cute, But Makes Toxic Resnicks Filthy Rich #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Study suggests microbe produces methane from crude oil all by itself

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Crude oil and gas naturally escape from the seabed in many places known as seeps. This microbe, an archaeon named Methanoliparia , transforms the hydrocarbons by a process called alkane disproportionation: it splits the oil into methane (CH 4) and carbon dioxide (CO 2 ).

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Eni report: global oil reserves and oil production up in 2018 due to US

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Eni has released the 18 th edition of the World Oil, Gas and Renewables Review , the annual statistics report on oil, natural gas and renewables sources. In 2018, global oil reserves rose slightly (+0.4%), mainly due to growth in the US. Source: Eni World Oil Review 2019.

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@LATimes Here’s The For Reals Headline You Should Have Run With Your Article On The Environmental Racists At AllenCo Oil #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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IHS Markit: conventional oil & gas discoveries at lowest levels in 70 years; major rebound unlikely

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Conventional oil and gas discoveries during the past three years are at the lowest levels in seven decades and a significant rebound is not expected, according to a new report by global business information provider IHS Markit. Market Background Natural Gas Oil

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This Is Why You Don’t Take Money From Oil Companies For Your Schools

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When Chevron, or Phillips 66, or ExxonMobil or E&B oil companies give schools and nonprofits funding money they do it for one reason only. Sold them out to the very oil companies who are destroying their chance of having a decent future.

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U Delaware team synthesizes base oils at high yields from biomass

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Lubricants—a more than $146-billion market serving numerous applications, automotive among them—are produced from base oils derived from petroleum mineral oils (mineral base oil) or synthetic oils such as poly-?-olefins olefins (PAOs) (synthetic base oil).

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Oil Industry Grabs Trump By His Pussy

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Production of crude oil as a percentage of proved reserves: Recent worldwide and U.S. trends

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In this analysis, I examined the relation between crude-oil production and crude-oil reserves in the world and in the United States. The variable of interest was the amount of crude oil produced as a percentage of proved reserves of crude oil. of proved crude-oil reserves.

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Shell producing base oil from natural gas for motor oils

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Shell PurePlus Technology is now being used to create motor oils for motorists in the United States. Pennzoil Platinum and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum Full Synthetic motor oils are the only ones blended exclusively with these GTL base oils. Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) Lubricating Oils

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Oil analysts predict peak consumption in 2036

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Most people buy electric cars to reduce oil consumption, but oil companies keep selling more oil every year. Now, a new study by oil industry consultancy Wood Mackenzie predicts that the demand for oil will start to decline as early as 2036, when autonomous cars become more popular. That forecast comes much earlier than many big oil companies. peak oil self-driving cars

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How crude-oil prices influence gasoline prices

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Gasoline is one of the products refined from crude oil. Thus, the price of crude oil should have a strong influence on the price of gasoline. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that in the United States from 2008 to 2017, crude oil represented only 61% of the retail price of gasoline. So how strong, indeed, is the relationship in the United States between crude-oil and gasoline prices? Fuels Market Background Oilby Michael Sivak.

The $32-Trillion Push To Disrupt The Entire Oil Industry

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Global oil and gas companies are increasingly facing an uphill battle as global warming policies are taking their toll. Most analysts and market watchers are focusing on peak oil demand scenarios, but the reality could be much darker. International oil companies (IOCs) are likely to face a Black Swan scenario, which could end up being a boon for state-owned oil companies (NOCs). Lower oil supply will push up prices if demand continues to grow.

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Plastic Propaganda Proven Phony, Oil Red Coats Still Willing To Sell Out Their Neighbors

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Happily covering themselves in toxic waste, E&B Oil Drillers and their paid mercenaries in Hermosa Beach have been trying to float a b t story about a world made of plastic dependent on oil for its every need. . Without Oil A Day At The Beach Wouldn’t Be Much Fun.

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Oil prices could double by 2020, boosting electric car sales

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Despite short term peaks and valleys, and a recent agreement by OPEC to ease production restrictions, the overall trend in oil prices is on the rise. That's the conclusion of Bernstein research, an investment research company, which forecast last week that oil could hit $150 a barrel by 2020, just a couple of years from now, according to an.

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GlobalData: China to account for 44% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023

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China will drive the majority of growth in the crude oil refining industry in Asia between 2018 and 2023, contributing 44% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023, according to GlobalData. —Soorya Tejomoortula, Oil & Gas Analyst at GlobalData.

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IEA: Petrochemicals set to be the largest driver of world oil demand

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Petrochemicals are rapidly becoming the largest driver of global oil demand. Petrochemicals are set to account for more than a third of the growth in world oil demand to 2030, and nearly half the growth to 2050, adding nearly 7 million barrels of oil a day by then.

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The Fed Is Driving Down Oil Prices

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dollar has jumped to its strongest level in nearly a year, raising questions about how a strong greenback could act as a drag on debt and oil demand in much of the world. dollar is one important variable influencing oil prices. The IEA said last week that oil demand is set to grow by 1.4

DOE to award up to $88M for oil and natural gas recovery research

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The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy announced up to $88 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects enhancing technologies for oil and natural gas recovery under two separate funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), proved reserves of US crude oil and natural gas reached record highs in 2017, topping previous records at 39.2 of total US oil production (7.9

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Bank of America: Oil Demand Growth to Hit Zero Within a Decade, EVs the Culprit

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By 2030, oil demand could hit a peak and then enter decline, according to a new report. For the next decade or so, oil demand should continue to grow, although at a slower and slower rate. According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the annual increase in global oil consumption slows dramatically in the years ahead. That would alter oil demand forecasts, but in complicated ways. All of that implies a peak in oil demand by 2030, a little over a decade from now.

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U Calgary study finds oil shale most energy intensive upgraded fuel followed by in-situ-produced bitumen from oil sands

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A team at the University of Calgary (Canada) has compared the energy intensities and lifecycle GHG emissions of unconventional oils (oil sands and oil shale) alongside shale gas, coal, lignite, wood and conventional oil and gas.

France’s high court rules in favor of ending tax benefits for palm oil diesel

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France’s Constitutional Council, the highest constitutional authority in the country, ruled in favor of excluding palm oil from the list of biofuels that enjoy tax incentives. Oil company Total has estimated it is worth between €70 million and €80 million per year. In March, the European Commission decided that palm oil is not a green fuel and should not be promoted because it causes deforestation. The EU is the second largest importer of crude palm oil in the world.

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Huge Backlog Could Trigger New Wave Of Shale Oil

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The latest crash in oil prices once again raises this prospect. On the one hand, lower oil prices – despite the recent rebound, prices are still down sharply from a few months ago – can cause some E&Ps to want to hold off on drilling new wells. The lower oil price raises some questions about whether you go ahead with completing these wells,” Tom Petrie, head of oil and gas investment bank Petrie Partners, told S&P Global Platts. Market Background Oil

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Oil Is At The Mercy Of Financial Markets

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Oil prices regained more ground on Wednesday, pushed higher after equity markets rebounded from an initial selloff at the start of 2019 trading. In fact, the trajectory and health of the global economy has moved to the top of the list in terms of variables exerting influence on oil prices. Oil traders also took heart in news that Saudi Arabia is following through on major oil export reductions. Still, the cuts could put a floor beneath oil prices. “A

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Strong Dollar Could Cap Oil Prices

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dollar poses an obstacle to further gains in oil prices. As Reuters points out , in dollar terms the price of Brent oil has climbed 9 percent this year, but in yuan terms oil is now nearly 14 percent more expensive. The problem for many emerging markets is that oil prices have been going up at the same time. Typically, oil prices trade inversely to the U.S. But the dollar and oil have been climbing in tandem for much of this year. Market Background Oil

Oil Prices Ravaged By Financial Turmoil

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Oil prices fell back suddenly over the last few trading sessions, dragged down by some forces beyond the oil market. A rebound for the greenback led to a steep decline in oil prices on Friday. At the same time, sudden turmoil in the broader financial system also bled over into the oil market. The stock market and interest rates can really affect oil a lot,” Mark Waggoner, president of Excel Futures, told The Wall Street Journal. “It’s Market Background Oil

Opinion: There Is No Such Thing As Peak Oil Demand

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Notwithstanding that oil demand has increased for over 150 years, it will eventually stop increasing. If oil demand were to reach an actual peak, then the top might be easier to predict. EIA data shows that 35 countries in all have already reached and descended from maximum oil demand.

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Oil in ground may be worth less, Exxon concedes, unhappily

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As low oil prices remain steady, many oil companies have been forced to write down the value of their reserves. It's something oil giant ExxonMobil has resisted, even as its revenues have dropped. billion barrels of oil-sand reserves, and 1 billion barrels of other North American oil. oil Exxon fossil fuelsBut the company is now expected to reassess the value of 3.6

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EIA: Permian region expected to drive US crude oil production growth through 2019

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) August Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that US crude oil production will average 10.7 This national increase is almost entirely driven by tight oil. Market Background Oil

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NEXCEL testing demonstrates potential 2g/km CO2 reduction by ensuring precise oil-engine match

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Testing of the latest Nexcel active engine oil management system ( earlier post ) across three different engine types has a{demonstrated} the system’s potential to reduce CO 2 emissions by 2 g/km. This pushes up the oils’ viscosity and can therefore increase emissions.

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The New Oil Cartel Threatening OPEC

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When reports emerged that India and China are in talks about forming an oil buyers’ club , OPEC was probably too busy with its upcoming June 22 meeting to concern itself with that dangerous alliance. oil and gas production gives us greater leverage against OPEC,” the Times of India quoted an Indian official as saying last month after the formal start of said talks. What’s more, they might not be alone in this attempt to curb OPEC’s clout on the global oil market.

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Decline of oil: Bloomberg suggests what it could look like

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Predictions on the future of global energy vary greatly, but many analysts largely believe that peak demand for the oil industry is coming relatively soon. The world's largest oil companies, however, see it differently: they say their business will only continue to grow through the year 2040. emissions oil peak oil fossil fuels

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Greenius Calls For Nationalizing Oil & Gas Industry & Seizing Their Assets As Sierra Club Applauds

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Godfather of Community Choice In LA County Says Just Transition Means Repairing Damage To Frontline Communities First. On Sunday, May 5, 2019 the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club held their annual Awards Banquet and presented a special conservation award to Joe Galliani, declaring-.

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IEA: record oil output from US, Brazil, Canada and Norway to keep global markets well supplied

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Over the next three years, gains from the United States alone will cover 80% of the world’s demand growth, with Canada, Brazil and Norway—all IEA members—able to cover the rest, according to Oil 2018 , the IEA’s five-year market analysis and forecast. Market Background Oil

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Big Oil will lose grip on global vehicle market in less than 25 years: study

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The latest study on the future of transportation paints an increasingly dim picture for the oil industry, though it suggests that the industry is in no danger of collapse. Instead, Big Oil will lose its dominance in the transportation sector over a 25-year period as electric cars and mobility solutions (ride- and car-sharing services) become more. Diesel Gasoline oil Study peak oil

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Oil Hauler Brings Electric Cars To Heart Of Oklahoma Oil Country

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When Will Russia Run Out Of Oil?

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On a global level, 2015 and 2016 marked the lowest level of new conventional oil discoveries since 1952. billion barrels of conventional oil were discovered, roughly 45 days of global crude consumption or 0.2 When will Russia run out of oil? Arctic Market Background Oil Russia

Oil refiners express skepticism, worry over electric cars

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A recent survey by the World Refining Association shows some oil industry executives are becoming concerned about how the proliferation of electric cars may affect their business. percent of professionals in the oil. A core of respondents, however, seem unconvinced that electric cars are a threat. In the survey published late last month, 61.1

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Transmission Losses: Shell tries to halt North Sea oil spill

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" An oil spill in the North Sea is estimated to amount to several hundred tonnes, making it the biggest such leak in more than a decade, according to UK Government figures." ". shell oil oil spill Big Oilthe energy firm is still trying to "completely halt" any further leakage." Source: The Independent ].

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Battle over EV tax credit pits automakers against oil interests

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—and pitted the efforts of the auto industry soundly against those of the oil and gas industry. The possibility of an extension for the $7,500 federal EV tax credit has recently intensified lobbying efforts in Washington D.C.—and

Oil Industry Overlords Determined To Burn Climate To Death #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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