Tag: oil extraction


About 5 percent of the world’s natural gas production is squandered each year through gas flaring, a process in which unused gas is burned while drilling for oil, a new analysis by General Electric has found. In addition to wasting Read more…


A California company has developed a method that uses solar-powered steam to coax oil from the earth, an innovation they say is cleaner and cheaper than using natural gas to generate the steam. At its pilot plant in Kern County, Read more…

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