natural gas Archive

coalUS Fracking and LNG production could save tens of thousands of lives in China by displacing coal

US Natural gas fracking is enabling the boom in natural gas production and will be building up liquid natural gas imports to tens of millions of tons over the next few years. China will increase natural gas imports and this …

energyUS will become world number 2 in liquid Natural gas exports and China will be number one importer

Total U.S. natural gas consumption averaged 74.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017 and is forecast to increase by 7% to 79.7 Bcf/d in 2018 before slightly decreasing to 79.6 Bcf/d in 2019. EIA estimates that dry natural …

europeUS and EU agree to more natural gas and soybean imports from the US and lower industrial tariffs

The USA and the EU have agreed on a trade deal which appears to avert a trade war. The EU will import more natural gas and soybeans from the USA and both sides will lower industrial tariffs. There will be …

chinaChina could be starting its own natural gas fracking revolution

China National Petroleum (CNPC), the largest state-owned producer of oil and natural gas in the China, reportedly plans to nearly double natural gas production from shale sources this year and wants a five-fold increase in such production by 2020. China …

coalBP predicts natural gas will pass coal and oil to be number one energy source by 2040

BP predicts natural gas (and biogas) to overtake oil as the world’s primary energy source in around 2040 as demand for the least polluting fossil fuel grows. VP Dominic Emery highlighted estimates for demand growth for gas in China of …

coalCoal and Gas are dying

General Electric plans to cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as the industrial conglomerate’s new CEO institutes sweeping changes and the company grapples with a decline in business for coal and natural gas products. The company will cut nearly …

climate changeModifying natural gas generation to produce lime to reverse climate change

Could we cure climate change? Geoengineering researcher Tim Kruger wants to try. He shares one promising possibility: using natural gas to generate electricity in a way that takes carbon dioxide out of the air. Learn more — both the potential …

coalUS plan for energy dominance includes reviving nuclear energy

The United States announced six goals to achieve global energy dominance. 1. Revive and expand nuclear energy sector 2. Address barriers to financing of overseas coal energy plants 3. Build an oil pipeline to Mexico 4. Sell more American natural …

china580 ton Mobile high speed rail and bridge construction machine

A Chinese company has built a machine that has a creative way of setting girders into place for high speed rail bridges. The SLJ900/32, made by the Beijing Wowjoint Machinery Company, is a 580 ton, 300 foot long and 24 …

chinaWoman was kept alive with no lungs for six days while awaiting a transplant

A woman was kept alive with no lungs for six days while she waited for a transplant in April last year. It is thought to be the first operation of its kind in the world and she was kept alive …