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.

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

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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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E&B Oil Propaganda Goes Up in Flames, Burning Climate Wrecking, Oil-loving Sellouts & Sycophants

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Filed under: environment Tagged: climate wrecking oil loving sellouts & sycophants. environment climate wrecking oil loving sellouts & sycophants

2015 173

Electric oil tankers: A slick use of renewable energy?

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It seems even the oil industry is acknowledging that electric transportation is the future. An electric oil tanker. A group of seven Japanese companies formed the eConsortium to promote electric ships. The consortium's first project?

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Oleophobic hydrophobic magnetic sponge selectively soaks up oil, sparing water and wildlife

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A Northwestern Engineering-led team has developed a highly porous smart sponge that selectively soaks up oil in water. With an ability to absorb more than 30 times its weight in oil, the sponge could be used to clean up oil spills inexpensively and efficiently without harming marine life.

2020 88

@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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IEA: global oil demand to decline in 2020 as coronavirus weighs on markets

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Global oil demand is expected to decline in 2020 as the impact of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, constricting travel and broader economic activity, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest oil market forecast. Market Background Oil

2020 104

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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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.

2019 83

BASF develops engineering plastic with optimized sliding friction properties; for automotive parts in contact with hot oil

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BASF is launching an engineering plastic that is particularly suited for automotive parts that come into contact with hot oil. The new polyethersulfone (PESU) Ultrason E0510 C2TR shows very good tribological properties, high oil resistance and excellent dimensional stability also with broad ranges of temperature fluctuations. The new polyethersulfone (PESU) Ultrason E0510 C2TR is particularly suited for automotive parts that come into contact with hot oil.

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IHS Markit: 10 MMb/d of oil production cuts coming

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IHS Markit Crude Oil Markets service expects up to 10 MMb/d of world oil production will be cut or shut-in from April to June 2020 as oil storage fills up and output from financially strapped companies begins to fall. If oil cannot be sold or stored, it cannot be produced. If there is no international agreement to curtail oil production then brutal unadulterated market forces will bring the oil market into balance. Market Background Oil

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68% of primary energy imports to US in 2018 was crude oil; 48% of US energy exports were petroleum products

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The majority (69%) of primary energy imported into the United States in 2018 was crude oil, with petroleum products and natural gas also having significant shares, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Market Background Oil

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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 ).

2019 121

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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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.

2019 106

IHS Markit: oil price collapse will change trajectory of North American gas supply

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The trajectory of North American gas supply is set to change radically as a result of the fall in oil prices that has occurred due to COVID-19 and the breakdown in production cooperation between OPEC and Russia, according to IHS Markit. The impact of low oil prices could result in a drop of 8-10 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in associated gas volumes by the end of 2021. Associated gas is regular natural gas that is produced together with oil out of the same well.

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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).

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 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.

Upcycling polyethylene plastic waste into lubricant oils

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Researchers in the US have developed a catalytic upcycling process using platinum nanoparticles supported on perovskites to convert single-use polyethylene (PE) (such as grocery bags) into value-added high-quality liquid products (such as motor oils and waxes). These liquids could be used as motor oil, lubricants or waxes, or further processed to make ingredients for detergents and cosmetics. Catalysts Lubricating Oils Plastics Recycling

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BNL team uses nc-AFM to find sulfur and nitrogen atoms in crude oil molecules

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Researchers from the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory and users from ExxonMobil have developed a new approach to identifying atoms that are neither carbon nor hydrogen within a specific type of molecule in crude oil. Emissions Fuels Oil

2019 93

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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ExxonMobil discovers more oil offshore Guyana at Mako-1 well on the Stabroek Block

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ExxonMobil announced an oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Mako-1 well southeast of the Liza field, marking the 15 th discovery on the Stabroek Block. Mako-1 encountered approximately 164 feet (50 meters) of a high-quality oil bearing sandstone reservoir.

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.

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.

2019 80

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

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

2019 95

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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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.

2019 105

IHS Markit: global oil demand still growing in the short term despite increasing focus on EVs

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Short-term oil demand is still growing strong and will continue to do so through the end of 2020 despite the market’s increasing focus on electric vehicles and the forecasted future plateau in oil demand, according to new analysis from IHS Markit, a global business information provider.

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IHS Markit: US oil producers to halt 1.75 MMb/d per day of production; Canada to cut 0.5 MMb/d

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Due to the collapse in oil prices, IHS Markit expects US producers are in the process of curtailing about 1.75 The oil market fear that characterized March and the extreme price pressure that producers felt in April have galvanized producers across North America into unprecedented action. Negative oil prices and the collapse of WTI futures contracts were a potent signal that stronger measures, namely shut-ins, were needed to curb oversupply. Forecasts Market Background Oil

2020 68

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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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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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.

2017 112

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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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

2019 81

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

Number of US crude oil refineries has declined but total distillation capacity has risen from 1982 to 2019

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In 1982 there were over 250 operating crude oil refineries in the United States; that number declined to 132 by 2019, according to data from the US Department of Energy (DOE). Fuels Market Background Oil

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Oil Hauler Brings Electric Cars To Heart Of Oklahoma Oil Country

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plug-in cars oil well youtube Plug-in America OklahomaThe event that started out as National Plug-In Day has now expanded into National Drive Electric Week.

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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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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