Monthly Archives: August 2011

UNESCO concerns on LNG reef projects

The booming liquefied natural gas industry is a nightmare for the United Nations and a big threat to the Great Barrier Reef. As a result of increasing concerns, the UN’s environmental arm, UNESCO, has sent their experts to Queensland, Australia, … Continue reading

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TransCanada Alaska gas pipeline has no takers

TransCanada Corp proposed a $40 billion natural gas pipeline from the North Slope through Canada has no customers lined up despite dialogues and a competitive project’s death. A company official testified to the Senate Resource Committee of the Alaska Legislature.

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Exxon planning to sell stakes in Aceh gas fields

  ExxonMobil announced on Monday that it is selling its natural gas assets in three Indonesian companies in Aceh connected with a long-extended human rights lawsuit.

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A Step to Make Natural Gas Eco-Friendly

Natural gas extraction using the fracking (‘hydraulic fracturing’) method has recently gathered many bad reviews from the press because of the environmental and health risks. One big problem is that the process of gas drilling is very much controversial as … Continue reading

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