Tag: extraction


Here’s a lengthy but excellent article from The Atlantic: “What If We Never Run Out of Oil?” It certainly is an interesting concept – one that I find quite credible. For instance, we have recently discovered untapped reservoirs of methane Read more…


We are currently living in an age of finite resources. We as a planet are completely dependent on something that will one day run out. Never before has the human race faced such a problem as the one we do Read more…


Coal bed methane is a form of natural gas extracted from coal beds. In recent decades it has become an important source of energy in United States, Canada, and other countries. The term refers to methane adsorbed into the solid Read more…


Thorium is a naturally-occurring, radioactive, and amazingly abundant metal that was discovered in 1828 by Swedish chemist, Jons Jakob Berzelius. The mineral, named after the Norse god of thunder, has languished in relative obscurity for many years as opposed to Read more…


Are we closer to having renewable natural gas using solar power, water and CO2? That’s what HyperSolar, a technology company based in Santa Barbara, CA, is hoping to achieve. The company has filed a patent application for clean, renewable gas Read more…

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