Tag: Exxon Mobil


Exxon Mobil’s development of a Russian Arctic oil project valued at nearly $900 billion is at risk following recent U.S. sanctions on Russian officials as a result of Ukraine’s ongoing political crisis, Bloomberg News reports. Exxon Mobil has partnered with Read more…


Germany has installed enough photovoltaics such that coal-fired power plants are beginning to become unprofitable. This is driven by a combination factors, e.g., that coal isn’t asked to provide power at the peak of the day, when both the sun Read more…


The American Wind Energy Association issued a press statement earlier this week to refute claims by Robert Bryce, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, which AWEA says is funded by Exxon-Mobil (a quick look at their website reveals it Read more…


The catastrophe unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico has been portrayed as a one-of-a-kind disaster, a perfect storm of bad equipment, bad planning and bad luck. But it’s far from the only spill that’s taken place this year – or Read more…


J. Craig Venter, the genome pioneer, has created a “synthetic cell” by synthesizing a complete bacterial genome and using it to take over a cell. Venter’s breakthrough, reported in the online edition of Science, represents a preliminary step toward the Read more…


By Jonathan Williams During this past summer, the world has seen multiple advances in the alternative energy field, particularly with algae biofuels. A week hasn’t gone by where I didn’t receive several press releases in my inbox highlighting the latest Read more…

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