Fuel economy measures could cut Commonwealth countries’ cumulative oil bill by US$3.2T through 2050

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Commonwealth countries can cut their cumulative oil bill by £2 trillion (US$3.2 In an Opinion Piece for the CAB, Dr. Lew Fulton from the University of California Davis, a GFEI partner, warns that the oil importing countries, which make up the vast majority of the Commonwealth, could face high economic costs given the explosion in the number of vehicles on their roads over the next few decades. Trinidad and Tobago is interested in starting discussions on fuel economy with the GFEI.

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Canada Launches Heavy Oil Working Group to Promote Cleaner Fossil Fuels

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The Government of Canada has established a Heavy Oil Working Group. The Honorable Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources, initiated the working group with leaders from countries with heavy oil potential in the Americas during the Ministerial meeting of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) in Washington, DC on 16 April. The group will facilitate the exchange of information and the sharing of expertise in the area of heavy oil extraction and development.


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MCW Energy Group: successful initial testing of extraction of up to 99.9% of hydrocarbon content from oil sands tailings pond samples

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MCW Energy Group, a Canadian holding company involved in fuel distribution and the creation of oil sands extraction technology, announced successful results of processing random Alberta oil sands tailings ponds samples in a series of preliminary laboratory tests. Clean up and remedial fees from oil companies and/or governments. The bitumen content of tailings ponds is usually up to three times the average hydrocarbon content of oil sands feedstock.

2013 77

GECF: more than a quarter of 2050 natural gas supply untapped

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Senturin made his remarks during the 25 th Oil & Gas of Turkmenistan Conference. The two-day Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan 2020 conference was organized by the Government of Turkmenistan and attracted the participation of regional and international energy companies, including CNPC, Dragon Oil, SOCAR, ENI, ARETI, Schlumberger, Hyundai, among others.

Using new seismic imaging technique, BP finds significant additional resources in the Gulf of Mexico

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As a result of this early success, BP now is deploying this technique to fields elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico as well as in Azerbaijan, Angola, and Trinidad and Tobago. The subsurface property models that are created by FWI are used to create high quality and high resolution images of oil and gas reservoirs. Established in 2016, BP’s Subsurface Technical Center specializes in advanced seismic imaging and enhanced oil recovery.

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Lifecycle study finds LNG can reduce shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%

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A lifecycle study by consultancy thinkstep, commissioned by SEALNG and SGMF, has found that greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21% are achievable now from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels, over the entire life-cycle from Well-to-Wake (WtW). Moving from current Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) to LNG does reduce GHG emissions.

2019 77

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Expert predictions about where oil and gas prices are headed vary widely. In July of 2008, oil futures hit their record high of more than $145 per barrel and several areas of the country neared $5/gal. While many others agreed (including executives at several auto makers) it is unlikely that higher taxes would be a popular approach to reducing our dependence on oil. Trinidad.

2010 78

Devil in the Details: World Leaders Scramble To Salvage and Shape Copenhagens UNFCCC Climate Summit

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In particular, Prentice seeks to shield Alberta’s emissions-intensive oil sands operations from the effects of emission reductions. by Jack Rosebro.

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