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

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The Gas Exporting Countries Forum is an international governmental organization of 20 Member Countries—Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Angola, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Norway, Oman, Peru, and the United Arab Emirates—which jointly control 71% of the proven gas reserves, 45% of its marketed production, 53% of pipeline, and 60% of LNG exports across the globe.

Plug Power expands hydrogen supply chain partner network in Spain with CLH

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At the international level, the company is developing an ambitious expansion plan and conducts its business in the UK, Oman, Ireland, Panama and Ecuador. Plug Power Inc., a provider of hydrogen fuel cell systems and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, announced a new agreement with Spanish hydrogen production and distributor Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (CLH).

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Saudi Arabia And Iran Reignite The Oil Price War

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Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s largest producer, has been boosting oil production to offset supply disruptions elsewhere, including the anticipated loss of Iranian oil supply after U.S. The Saudis are also cutting their prices to the prized Asian market to lure more customers as they increase supply. a barrel above the Dubai/Oman average , used for pricing oil to Asia. a barrel premium over the Dubai/Oman average. a barrel above the Dubai/Oman average.

Oxea launches new phthalate-free plasticizer as C8/C10 trimellitate replacement

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C8/C10 trimellitates are predominantly used in this application area, but the supply situation for the natural C8/C10 alcohols from which they are derived is very difficult. Oxsoft L9 is a direct replacement for C8/C10 trimellitates: Produced on purpose, Oxea not only offers the linear C9 alcohol (n-Nonanol), but also the linear C9 trimellitate in order to fulfill market demand and ensure supply reliability. Oxea is owned by Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C.

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Singapore Company Trialing Natural Gas Econic Waste Collection Vehicle

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In Singapore the methane is supplied by GPlus, the natural gas sales division of Sembcorp. Sembcorp Industries is one of the largest environmental companies on the Asian continent, and not only takes care of waste disposal in numerous cities and densely populated areas, but is also involved in energy and water supply in Singapore, China, Vietnam, Great Britain, the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

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

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The Strait is located between Oman and Iran, and connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. The 17-mile long waterway located in Turkey supplies Western and Southern Europe with oil from the Caspian Sea Region.

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INPEX and Total launch the $34B Ichthys offshore Australia LNG Project; entire 8.5 Mt/y LNG output already sold for 15 years

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In delivering this important project into production we will be securing vital long-term energy supply to Japan.Ichthys production volumes represent more than 10% of Japan’s LNG imports at current. Ichthys will provide a long-term stable supply of cleaner energy to. million tons per year of LNG from the project to supply directly its customers. Location of the Ichthys project. Source: INPEX. Click to enlarge.

Fisker reports more than $100M in revenue Jan-Apr 2012; more than $1B in funding since 2007

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Al-Futtaim and its network of experienced retailers will allow Fisker to reach customers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Egypt. Running on the battery alone, the Karma can cover 50 miles (80 km); after that, the range extender—a 2.0L, 260 hp turbocharged four-cylinder w/direct injection front/mid-mounted gasoline engine/generator set—provides another 250 miles of range by supplying supplemental power to the dual rear-mounted 201.5

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France’s IFPEN studying industrial potential of onshore sources of natural hydrogen

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It is often associated with methane, occasionally nitrogen and, in some places, economically viable quantities of helium (at a time when demand for this rare gas with numerous high-tech applications are stretching global supplies to their limit). Valérie Beaumont, Christèle Vacquand, Eric Deville, and Alain Prinzhofer (2013) Hydrogen generation during serpentinisation in ophiolite complexes: A comparison of H 2 -rich gases from Oman, Philippines and Turkey.

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US Mapping Project Highlights Potential for Mineral Carbonation for CO2 Sequestration

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Juerg Matter, a scientist at Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, and his colleague Peter Kelemen are currently researching peridotite formations in Oman, which they say could be used to mineralize as much as 4 billion tons of CO 2 a year, or about 12% of the world’s annual output. Mine tailings left behind, at Belvidere Mountain in Vermont and various sites in California, provide a ready supply of crushed rocks.

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