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Global LNG Market Growth and Hurdles

In November 2015, when 195 countries signed the Paris climate change agreement, it was concluded by experts of oil and gas industry that the deal’s biggest winner would be natural gas. Continue reading

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Burning Underground Coal for Gas – Blessing or Curse – UK Debates

UCG has caused groundwater contamination, subsidence, accidents due to the sinking of land in the area and toxic waste spreading where it has been deployed in Australia, South Africa, and the US. There is an evidence of safety standards problems encountered recently in Queensland, Australia. Continue reading






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Pacific NorthWest LNG project Under Serious Controversy due to Climate Change Concern

Pacific NorthWest LNG project backed by Petronas, in British Columbia, Canada is being questioned by a group of international climate change experts. More than ninety scientist and experts across the globe have written an open letter to Canada’s Environment minister Catherine McKenna. Continue reading






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Gas Flaring – a Multi-billion Dollar Energy Waste Affecting the World Environment Badly

Nearly 3.5% (140 billion cubic meters of natural gas) of the world’s natural gas supply is wastefully burned. To quantify this in other words – this amount of gas is enough to provide the combined annual natural gas consumption of Germany and France. Continue reading






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Shale Gas – a Blessing in Disguise or Curse to Environment?

Shale gas is a natural gas trapped beneath the earth surface within the shale formation. Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock that gets formed from the compaction of fine sand and clay-size mineral particles. Continue reading






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Farmers in Missouri Are Planning to Harvest Natural Gas From Pig Poop

Keeping environment cleaner, Missouri farmers are taking steps towards cheaper systems to process the natural gas or other types of energy that come from livestock or other aspects of agriculture. Continue reading






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Increasing Gas Leaks Negate Its Environmental Benefits

Producers have to cap the increasing leaks if they want to reap the environmental benefits natural gas drilling has over coal and oil production. Continue reading






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