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Flammable tapwater often not because of industry gas ...

Methane natural gas has dissolved into groundwater at 64 percent of the sites state regulators tested since 1988 in northeastern Colorado, University of Colorado researchers have found. But more than 95 percent of this gas came from naturally ...

Study: CO2 emissions from coal mine drainage higher ...

Carbon dioxide emissions from mine water could be greater than previous estimates, according to new research from West Virginia University. The study calculated that CO2 emissions from 140 coal mine drainage sites in Pennsylvania could equal those ...

U.S. holds bigger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, ...

The United States holds more recoverable oil reserves than Saudi Arabia and Russia thanks in large part to its shale oil, Norwegian consultancy Rystad Energy said in a report. ** The United States currently holds an estimated 264 billion of ...

Oil Bust Leaves States With Massive Well Cleanup

The worst oil bust since the 1980s is putting Texas and other oil producing states on the hook for thousands of newly abandoned drilling sites at a time when they have little money to plug wells and seal off environmental hazards. As U.S. rig ...

Low Oil Prices Fuel Reconsideration Of Petroleum ...

The U.S. Department of Energy is considering the future of a public asset worth tens of billions of dollars: the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. The SPR was created after a 1973-74 oil embargo of the United States and other countries. Arab ...

CSU releases study on air pollution created during oil ...

Colorado State University scientists on Tuesday unveiled measurements of oil and gas industry air pollution in western Colorado under a $1.7 million Garfield County contract — partially funded by companies — that detailed emissions of methane, 48 ...

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NETL EDX REE Field Sampling Data

NETL R&IC (Research and Innovation Center (formerly ORD - Office of Research and Development) has developed a data base with REE field sample inventory and analytical characterization results for coal and related by-product ...

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Knowledge Management Database

The Knowledge Management Database (KMD) is a document repository that provides links to archived oil and gas documents as well as to reports stored in the DOE Office of Science and Technology (OSTI) library.

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1971-1982 Alaska Gas Pipeline Wars

The 40-year-long epic quest to build an Alaska natural gas pipeline started with a battle royal in the mid-1970s. The pipeline project would be one of the largest privately financed ventures ever, if the swirl of forces in ...

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