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October 20, 2014
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A global natural gas boom alone won't slow climate change
College Park MD (SPX) Oct 20, 2014
A new analysis of global energy use, economics and the climate shows that without new climate policies, expanding the current bounty of inexpensive natural gas alone would not slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide over the long term, according to a study appearing in Nature. Because natural gas emits half the carbon dioxide of coal, many people hoped the recent natural gas boom could help slow climate change-and according to government analyses, natural gas did contribute pa ... read more
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A New Approach To Monitoring Groundwater Supplies Near Fracking Sites
A University of Cincinnati research project is taking a groundbreaking approach to monitoring groundwater resources near fracking sites in Ohio. Claire Botner, a UC graduate student in geology, will ... more
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Russian gas giant Gazprom wants to tap Argentina market
Russian gas company Gazprom said it may be interested in exploration and production in Argentina through an agreement with energy company YPF. ... more
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U.S. confident oil-rich Yemen will withstand threats
With a major oil company fearful of the security situation in Yemen, the U.S. State Department said it's confident the government in Sanaa will stay in place. ... more
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Chesapeake sells Marcellus, Utica shale for $5 billion
Chesapeake Energy Corp. said Thursday it was selling its Utica and Marcellus shale assets to rival Southwestern Energy Co. for more than $5 billion. ... more


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Marathon closes on sale of Norwegian subsidiary
Norwegian energy company Det norske said Thursday it's one of the largest operators in the region now that it closed on an acquisition of a Marathon subsidiary. ... more
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North Dakota reducing flaring of associated gas
State wide, more of the natural gas associated with shale deposits in North Dakota has been captured, a state energy director said. ... more
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Iraqi oil minister discusses oil spats with Kurdish leader
Baghdad sees the national constitution as the best venue through which to solve oil disputes with its Kurdish counterparts, the oil ministry said. ... more
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Lake Erie increasingly susceptible to large cyanobacteria blooms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation

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Hydraulic fracturing linked to earthquakes in Ohio
Hydraulic fracturing triggered a series of small earthquakes in 2013 on a previously unmapped fault in Harrison County, Ohio, according to a study published in the journal Seismological Research Let ... more
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Wood Group to help develop CCS project in Scotland
Oil services company Wood Group Kenny said Thursday it secured an engineering contract to help develop a Scottish carbon capture and storage facility. ... more
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Colombian farmers sue oil giant BP for environment damage
A case in which 100 Colombian farmers are suing British oil giant BP for environmental damage opened in the High Court in London on Wednesday. ... more
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DNO plans more oil exports from Kurdish north of Iraq
A new 24-inch oil pipeline from the Kurdish north of Iraq will facilitate exports through Turkey by the end of the year, DNO International said Wednesday. ... more
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Lund leaves Statoil to take helm at BG Group
Helge Lund, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian energy company Statoil, announced Wednesday he's leaving to lead British company BG Group. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Mars Odyssey Orbiter Watches Comet Fly Near

MAVEN Studies Passing Comet and Its Effects

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NASA Soil Moisture Mapper Arrives at Launch Site

Cosmic jets of young stars formed by magnetic fields

Curious signal hints at dark matter

NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays

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Russia trying to read EU tea leaves on South Stream pipeline
The European stance on the planned South Stream gas pipeline from Russia is unclear but the project is progressing, a Russian presidential aide said Wednesday. ... more
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Natural gas no miracle cure for climate change: study
Fracking technology has driven a boom in natural gas that many hope will prompt a switch away from coal use and put the brakes on the rise in Earth-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. ... more
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Oil market slump temporary, Iranian oil official says
The steep decline in oil prices is a momentary market phenomenon and does little to influence the economy long-term, an Iranian oil director said. ... more
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SOCAR signs pipe contracts for TANAP gas line through Turkey
The State Oil Co. of Azerbaijan Republic announced it signed contracts in Turkey for the construction of the Trans-Anatolian natural gas pipeline. ... more
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Gas find puts reserves above 20 tcf mark for Statoil
A new natural gas discovery offshore Tanzania puts the total amount of reserves there at 21 trillion cubic feet, Norwegian energy company Statoil said Tuesday. ... more

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Foster says it's helping Pemex with reform agenda at refinery
Oil services company Foster Wheeler said Tuesday it was awarded a contract in Mexico that is part of the country's emerging energy reform. ... more
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Low demand, high production means cheap gas, AAA says
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in the United States started the week at the lowest level of the year, motor club AAA reports. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US military's robot space plane lands back on Earth

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

COBALT delivers app-specific IO for established military application profiles

LockMart and NGC Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Satellite

zero2infinity will launch nanosatellites from the stratosphere

Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Satellite Contract

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System

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IEA trims forecast for global oil demand growth

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Gazprom says it's made up for Ukrainian row

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All systems go for Power of Siberia gas pipeline, Gazprom says

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CNOOC expects 40,000 bpd from South China Sea startup

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Lundin oil find in Barents Sea significant, company boss says

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Shale means U.S. more self-reliant on oil, OPEC says

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Kremlin says next EU, Kiev gas talks set for Oct. 21

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Arctic campaign frustrates Statoil to delight of Greenpeace

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Caracas says it's victorious in Exxon expropriation case

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Tullow Oil upbeat on prospects for oil offshore Gabon

Brine spill soils land, waterway, in North Dakota

Will Ukraine Commit Economic Suicide

Lego caves in to Greenpeace and axes Shell partnership

Putin may meet Ukraine's Poroshenko in Italy: Kremlin

U.S. strikes aimed at disruptive IS oil financing

EU leans on Serbia over South Stream gas pipeline

China signs off on Power of Siberia gas project with Russia

More fracking planned by British shale pioneer IGas

Firms to invest $2.12 bn in Ecuador oil fields

U.N. report says Ukrainian gas issue a humanitarian concern

UK oil rig evacuated over ship carrying radioactive waste

U.S. strikes target IS-controlled oil refineries

Shell producing oil from first deepwater Malaysian well

Refinery startups, low oil prices, keep gas pain at bay

Norway sees low cash flow, pegged outlook to $103/bbl

Green advocates say EU tar sands nod is shameful

The World's 10 Biggest Energy Gluttons

Cairn announces major oil find offshore Senegal

Kiev says fair price for gas necessary

Enbridge offers oil pipeline assurances to Michigan

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