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Most people assume that the mismatch between US federal government revenue and expenses will go away, with enough time. All that is needed is a little “patch” now, and some…

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Oil and Gas Pipelines at Risk from Ethanol Bacteria

Aug 05, 2011 at 07:44 | EcoSeed

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology discovered that bacteria found in ethanol hasten the deterioration and cracking of pipeline steels. Ethanol is a biofuel that is commonly…

Clean Coal and Underground Coal Gasification

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Aug 05, 2011 at 07:37 | Al Fin

The reserve limits for coal, for China as well as the rest of the world, can be postponed for several generations if the technology to gasify coal underground can be…

Electricity Prices to Soar

Electricity Prices to Soar

Aug 04, 2011 at 07:40 | Brian Westenhaus

ICF International a major consulting firm has let slip two news reports out of their research that should cause consumers to perk up and get on with conservation, energy saving…

The Smart Energy District: Solar Technology and Sustainable Design & Development

The Smart Energy District: Solar Technology and Sustainable Design & Development

Aug 04, 2011 at 07:28 | The Oil Drum

This is a guest post by Raymond Kaiser, LEED AP, Director of Green Building Services for Stewart Engineering Consultants. Mr. Kaiser has considerable experience in renewable and sustainable energy strategies…

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Crude oil futures traded close to a five-week low on Wednesday, fluctuating between small gains and losses as concerns that the U.S. economic recovery was faltering weighed on future demand…

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Arab Spring Roils Israel's Energy Imports - and Israel

Aug 02, 2011 at 08:17 | John Daly

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In my travels around the globe, I have never been to another country that regards their oil companies as we do here in the U.S. I have actually been in…

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