Terrestrial Energy and Alberta Commercializing SMR Reactor

Invest Alberta supports commercialization of Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor with a focus on reducing emissions in the oil and gas, and petrochemical industries. Alberta, along with the provinces of Ontario, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan, is working to advance small modular reactor (SMR) technologies through an interprovincial memorandum of understanding it joined in April …

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Putin Chooses to Be China’s Flunky Instead of the USA

There are various reports about Putin having decades long anger at Russia losing the Cold War to the West. Putin felt humiliated that Russia was treated as second rate by the West after the USSR fell. Big tough Putin and Russia with nuclear weapons demanded respect and is forcing respect by taking maybe half of …

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Air Pollution is Like Forcing Weak, Old and Young People to Smoke Every Day

Microscopic particulates that form from the use of fossil fuels for energy, transportation, industry and agriculture are the main cause of deaths from air pollution. The main sources of air pollution are from coal for energy generation and the various uses of oil for industry and transportation. There are also particulates from agriculture, wildfires. Emissions …

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Ransomeware Attack Shuts Key East Coast Gas Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline has had a cyberattack involving ransomeware from an Eastern European-based criminal gang called DarkSide. Colonial Pipeline has temporarily shutdown 2.5 million barrels per day of pipelines. This is about 12-15% of US oil capacity. On May 7, the Colonial Pipeline Company learned it was the victim of a cybersecurity attack. We have since …

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Future Oil Price War as Iran Sanctions Get Lifted

Economic sanctions have cut Iran’s oil production in half and dropped oil exports to less than 20% of normal. Iran’s oil production is currently below 2 million barrels per day and Iran has about 300,000 barrels per day of oil exports. source: tradingeconomics.com Biden is expected to lift sanctions if Iran returns to strict compliance …

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