Fossil Fuels

  • Photo of Keystone Carries On

    Keystone Carries On

    TC Energy Corp finished repairs last month after spilling more than 383,000 gallons in North Dakota at the end of October 2019. That spill was the fourth spill in three years for the passionately-debated Keystone Pipeline. But, one corridor of the pipeline is holding strong. The city of Port Neches in Texas has just shown its support for the crude…

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  • Photo of Plastics Depend on Fossil Fuels

    Plastics Depend on Fossil Fuels

    Nearly 100 percent of what goes into plastic is derived from fossil fuels. The plastic industry is powered by the fossil fuel industry.

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  • Photo of Shale is shaking

    Shale is shaking

    This quarter has brought on even more speculation that the high production of shale, called the “shale boom,” is slowing down in the United States. NPR reported in late November that oil demand is dropping, alongside prices, “signs of a crisis that’s quietly roiling the industry” the media outlet stated. Since the beginning of 2019, oil production increased by one…

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  • Photo of How Artificial Intelligence Is Advancing The Oil and Gas Industry 

    How Artificial Intelligence Is Advancing The Oil and Gas Industry 

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are becoming more accepted across multiple trades. With the help of these advanced applications, industry leaders can scale their businesses forward by increasing knowledge and productivity.  The oil and gas business is not excluded from this progression. In fact, the fossil fuel industry has been impacted significantly by the use of disruptive technologies in…

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  • Photo of Are Fossil Fuels to Blame for New Delhi’s Air Pollution? Part 1

    Are Fossil Fuels to Blame for New Delhi’s Air Pollution? Part 1

    Fossil fuels may only be a small part of India’s air pollution problem

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  • Photo of Saudi Aramco: The World’s Most Anticipated IPO

    Saudi Aramco: The World’s Most Anticipated IPO

    Saudi Arabia’s gigantic state-owned oil company recently unveiled plans to launch the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO)

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  • Photo of Wind Power and Fossil Fuels

    Wind Power and Fossil Fuels

    You may have seen the massive wind turbines driving on rural highways or images of these energy behemoths constructed in the ocean. Utilizing the wind’s kinetic energy, blades collect air and lift causing them to turn a drive shaft. This rotator is when electricity is generated. However, wind farmer operators must consider where is the best place to harvest this…

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  • Photo of How Oil Drilling Works From Start To Finish  

    How Oil Drilling Works From Start To Finish  

    There are numerous ways in which we use oil every day. Whether it is used in its natural form or refined into other products such as gasoline and jet fuel, you can find it almost anywhere. To gain access to these resources, the process of oil drilling must take place. This task involves using an industrial oil drill to extract…

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  • Photo of Cutting Ties: These Are The Organizations That Divested From Fossil Fuels

    Cutting Ties: These Are The Organizations That Divested From Fossil Fuels

    Fossil fuels, including petroleum, coal, and gas, account for close to one hundred percent of daily energy use all around the world. Although we use these resources for almost everything we do, the harmful emissions they release into the air contribute substantially to global warming and climate change.  For this reason, vast amounts of people have chosen to take a…

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  • Photo of Solar Power and Fossil Fuels

    Solar Power and Fossil Fuels

    Those who criticize the use of fossil fuels because of the damage done to the environment often applaud renewable energy for its little-to-no emissions and pollutants. Though the amount of radiation to hit the Earth’s surface per hour is more than the total energy consumed per year, solar power is not as popular as water, wind, or biofuels as an…

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