natural gas Archive

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

air pollutionAmazon has first commercial drone delivery on December 7, 2016

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Amazon Prime Air is a delivery system from Amazon designed to safely get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles, also called drones. Prime Air has great potential to enhance the services we already provide …

chinaSkype provides realtime language translation for nine languages works with skype, mobile phones and landlines

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Microsoft Skype just expanded its feature allowing users to translate their speech in real time. The company announced that Skype Translator, previously only available for calls made between one Skype client and another, will now include all calls to mobile …

air pollutionTaiwan Semiconductor will invest $15.7 billion on 3 and 5 nanometer CPUs with mass production by 2022

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.the world’s largest contract maker of semiconductors, plans to invest NT$500 billion (US$15.7 billion) in its 3-nanometer (3nm) and 5-nanometer (5nm) processes, with the aim of mass-producing the chips by 2022, Technology Minister Yang Hung-duen said Tuesday. …

chinaChina’s belt and road is integrating countries in Asia, Africa and Europe into China’s financial, industrial and infrastructure model into one global value chain

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The ultimate purpose of the Belt and Road Initiative is deep economic integration through the development of global value chains. Importantly, the initiative is supposed to abide by market rules. Either geopolitical considerations were never taken into account or everything …