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The water problem is also an oil problem

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2012

All those who believe oil and water don't mix, here's a quick 21st century update. The faster we run out of fresh water, the earlier we shall run out of oil. Their destinies are more closely entwined than ever before. Like oil, the world has a finite quantity of water...

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Subject Tags: oil

India's energy consumption to double by 2031

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2012

Energy consumption in India is likely to double to 1,124 kgs of oil equivalent (kgoe) by 2031-32 on the back of high economic expansion, a joint study by consultancy Deloitte and industry chamber Assocham showed Wednesday.

The report said a multi-pronged strategy, like...

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Subject Tags: energy , India , oil , Technology

India, China Agree to Jointly Explore Energy Assets Overseas

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2012

ndia and China's largest oil companies have agreed to jointly explore for oil and gas worldwide, in an attempt to put aside long-standing rivalry and better use their combined financial muscle and expertise to secure energy supplies for their fast-growing economies.


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India offers oil pipeline to Pakistan

By : Sustainability ..., May 31, 2012

India has proposed building a pipeline to its Wagah land frontier with Pakistan.

If constructed, the pipeline could transit up to 50 million tons of petroleum products annually to alleviate Pakistani energy shortages.

An Indian delegation visiting Islamabad and...

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Subject Tags: India , oil

Global carbon-dioxide emissions increase by 1.0 Gt in 2011 to record high

By : Sustainability ..., May 25, 2012

Global carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil-fuel combustion reached a record high of 31.6 gigatonnes (Gt) in 2011, according to preliminary estimates from the International Energy Agency (IEA). This represents an increase of 1.0 Gt on 2010, or 3.2%. Coal accounted for...

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Obama’s energy policy a clear target for Republicans and industry leaders

By : Anonymous, Apr 30, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2012 — President Obama’s energy policies have come under fire as Republicans and industry leaders question his commitment to securing American energy independence as gas prices continue to rise.

Critics are right to worry about rising gas prices...

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EU's green fuel ranking would cost little-report

By : Anonymous, Apr 19, 2012
Proposed EU law requiring fuel suppliers to report the carbon intensity of their product, and which also rank oil from tar sands as particularly polluting, would only cost vehicle drivers around one euro cent per oil barrel, a report said on Thursday.
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Subject Tags: European Union , oil

Energy companies turn to high-yield market to fund shift to oil

By : Anonymous, Apr 13, 2012

Energy and pipeline companies have poured into the high-yield market in 2012, taking advantage of attractive rates as they shift their capital to oil and away from natural gas.
A total of $22.7 billion in new energy and pipeline paper has come to market year to...

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Subject Tags: Barclays , Business , oil , Reuters

Are Biofuels the potential solution to energy security?

By : Sreepat Jain an..., Feb 24, 2012

With judicious land usage plan, appropriate funding and better awareness, biofuels can definitely aid in establishing a “carbon neutral” energy regime.

Bio-fuels are sustainable and environmental friendly source of energy as they are extracted from plant biomass (...

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Canadian oil companies offer praise for Durban deal

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2011

Source: CBC news - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers offered some praise for the Durban agreement on climate change, suggesting it's an improvement over the Kyoto accord which did not include hard targets on some of the major carbon emitters.

Subject Tags: oil