Water Flooding Will Increase Recovery of Canadian Bakken Oil from 10% to 30% of Oil in Place

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Two years of tests at an initial pilot project in the Bakken — and more recent results from a second test — show that injecting water into formations being tapped by nearby horizontal wells with multiple fracture stimulations can help boost recovery from about 10 per …

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Sentience Driving Software Can Reduce Fuel Usage 5-24% Starting in 2012

Sentience driving software can control a car or trucks acceleration and braking and enable 5-24% fuel savings and could be installed in vehicles starting in 2012. It is also a transition path to completely robotic driving. For about $30 to install ion each car or truck the system would save an average of 14% of …

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New Metamaterial a “Perfect” Absorber of Light

A team of scientists from Boston College and Duke University has developed a highly-engineered metamaterial capable of absorbing all of thelight that strikes it – to a scientific standard of perfection – they report in Physical Review Letters. The team designed and engineered a metamaterial that uses tiny geometric surfacefeatures to successfully capture the electric …

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Nanodynamics cancels another IPO

Nanodynamics pulls another stock listing This time Nanodynamics pulled there stock from listing on the Dubai exchange. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, …

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