Search results “Environmental impacts of natural gas mining companies”
Environmental Impacts from Natural Gas
FSC 431 Project JLynch
Views: 1118 Jessi Lynch
Crude Impact: Oil Companies and the Environment
A Link TV special: The new feature-length documentary Crude Impact directed by James Wood examines how deeply our current existence relies on fossil fuels, and the cost that extracting oil has had on indigenous populations and the environment. Visit www.linktv.org to learn more about a live web chat about the film.
Views: 23149 linkmedia
The dirty secret about natural gas
Well... it isn't really a secret. Natural gas isn't a 'clean' fossil fuel -- and we probably shouldn't be investing so much infrastructure in it. This video was made in partenership with Earthjustice, to learn how you can combat climate change today go to http://earthjustice.org/action SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1E75KJ8 ~ REFERENCES AND RESOURCES ~ https://www.ucsusa.org/clean-energy/coal-and-other-fossil-fuels/environmental-impacts-of-natural-gas#references National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). 2010. http://www.netl.doe.gov/energy-analyses/pubs/BitBase_FinRep_Rev2.pdf USDE https://www.eenews.net/special_reports/danger_zone/stories/1060007896 https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-did-these-oil-workers-die-1429664008 Colorado Study of birth defects https://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1306722/ Coal burning decreases: http://www.climatecentral.org/news/americans-used-a-lot-less-coal-in-2016-21326 ; https://www.eia.gov/?src=apiviz ~ ASSETS USED ~ Oil Rig by Laymik from the Noun Project Oil Platform by Laymik from the Noun Project Factory by Laymik from the Noun Project Coal by Michael Wohlwend from the Noun Project Methane by Michael Wohlwend from the Noun Project Benzene by Pablo Rozenberg from the Noun Project NASA sea level rise visualization: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/warming-seas-and-melting-ice-sheets Cracked soil during a drought: https://flic.kr/p/UAEifG NASA ocean acidification visualization: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feVlzneZeew patreon :: https://www.patreon.com/zentouro twitter :: http://www.twitter.com/zentouro tumblr :: http://www.zentouro.tumblr.com facebook :: http://www.facebook.com/ZentouroLand snapchat :: http://www.snapchat.com/add/zentouro peach :: http://peach.cool/add/zentouro instagram :: http://www.instagram.com/zentouro
Views: 2017 zentouro
Coal Mining's Environmental Impact | From The Ashes
In Appalachia, coal companies blow the tops off of mountains to get at the coal. The damage this does to the surrounding environment and water supply is devastating. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About From The Ashes: From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be in the current political climate. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often heartbreaking stories about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Coal Mining's Environmental Impact | From The Ashes https://youtu.be/ynN39sfqT8w National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Views: 75682 National Geographic
2016 - Environmental Impacts of Oil and Gas Operations - Dr. Larry Wolk
CDPHE What we know and don't know about the health and environmental impacts of oil and gas operations - Dr. Larry Wolk, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment 2016 Energy & Environment Symposium - Oil and Gas Education for Local Government - Produced By Colorado Mesa University and Garfield County Thursday, April 21, 2016 - Grand River Hospital District - Rifle, CO
Fracking explained: opportunity or danger
Fracking explained in five minutes. Fracking is a controversial topic. On the one side the gas drilling companies, on the other citizen opposed to this drilling method. Politicians are also divided on the matter. We try to take a neutral look on fracking. It is relevant for all of us, because of high prices for energy and the danger for our drinking water. This video focuses mostly on the debate currently ongoing in europe. In a lot of european countries there is a public outcry against fracking, espacially in germany. But the facts in this video are relevant to all of us. Short videos, explaining things. For example Evolution, the Universe, Stock Market or controversial topics like Fracking. Because we love science. We would love to interact more with you, our viewers to figure out what topics you want to see. If you have a suggestion for future videos or feedback, drop us a line! :) We're a bunch of Information designers from munich, visit us on facebook or behance to say hi! https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://www.behance.net/kurzgesagt Fracking explained: opportunity or danger Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2
Oil and gas industry warns of impacts of steel tariffs
Only two things stand in the way of Colorado's shale boom, a proposed ballot measure to limit fracking, and President Trump's tariff on imported steel.
Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas
Watch the following video to learn about: -The pros and cons of coal, oil and natural gas -The relative CO2 emissions of each fuel -Applying this information to make energy decisions This video was produced in 2014 as part of Introduction to Environmental Science (http://bit.ly/DartX_ENVX), offered as a MOOC by Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, USA. The course ran February through March 2015 on http://edX.org. The course team includes: Professor Andrew Friedland, Instructor; Mike Goudzwaard, Instructional Designer and Co-Leader of Course; R. Michael Murray, Media Production; Sawyer Broadley, Video Editor.
Views: 13016 DART.ENVS.01.X
James Gazewood - Mitigating Environmental Impacts from Large-Scale Oil and Gas
Overview of Best Management Practices used to Mitigate Environmental Impacts from Large-Scale Oil and Gas and Renewable Energy Development Projects on Public Lands Managed by the Bureau of Land Management. James Gazewood, Renewable Energy Program Coordinator, BLM Utah. Recorded talk from 2012 Restoring the West Conference at Utah State University. The conference focused on balancing energy development and biodiversity. By Utah State University Extension Forestry. www.restoringthewest.org
Drilling for Natural Gas and Protecting the Environment
http://AmericanEnergyWorks.org John Suchar is an environmental specialist for Williams' natural gas drilling operations in Parachute, Colorado. He ensures drilling operations leave as little impact as possible on the natural environment. For more information, visit http://AmericanEnergyWorks.org
Drilling for Natural Gas and Protecting the Environment
http://EnergyTomorrow.org John Suchar is an environmental specialist for Williams' natural gas drilling operations in Parachute, Colorado. He ensures drilling operations leave as little impact as possible on the natural environment. For more information, visit http://EnergyTomorrow.org.
Natural Gas and Oil Are Making Environmental Investments
The natural gas and oil industry is committed to the environment and has invested $339 billion in environmental technologies. Learn more at: https://powerpastimpossible.org/.
Views: 3457 Power Past Impossible
Fossil Fuels
024 - Fossil Fuels In this video Paul Andersen explains how fossil fuels are formed when organic material is heating and squeezed in an anaerobic environment. Formation, extraction, advantages, and disadvantages are discussed for coal, petroleum and natural gas. Do you speak another language? Help me translate my videos: http://www.bozemanscience.com/translations/ Music Attribution Intro Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License Outro Title: String Theory Artist: Herman Jolly http://sunsetvalley.bandcamp.com/track/string-theory All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: BLM, T. P. F. office of the. (2007). English: A natural gas drilling rig on the Pinedale Anticline, just west of Wyoming’s Wind River Range. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rig_wind_river.jpg Bobjgalindo. (2004). English: Gas prices, may 2004, Sinclair gas station, Oregon. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GasPriceOR.jpg Coal formation. (n.d.). Retrieved November 20, 2015, from https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/13598459184/ Company, N. I. O. (1970). Bidboland gas refinery Aghajary Iran. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bidboland_gas_refinery.jpg Delphi234. (2014). English: Total world energy consumption by source 2013, from REN21 Renewables 2014 Global Status Report. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Total_World_Energy_Consumption_by_Source_2013.png Diatom. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://openclipart.org/detail/174569/diatom English: Anthracite coal. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coal_anthracite.jpg John, J. S. (2013). English: Tar sandstone from the Monterey Formation of Miocene age. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tar_Sandstone_California.jpg Knight, A. E. (2015). English: A sign for a Sinclair gas station. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sinclair_gas_station_sign.JPG Observatory, N. E. (2009). English: Athabasca Oil Sands NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Athabasca_oil_sands.jpg Plazak. (2015). English: Hubbert’s upper-bound prediction for US crude oil production (1956), and actual lower-48 states production through 2014. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hubbert_Upper-Bound_Peak_1956.png Unknown. (2004). English: Coal mine in Wyoming. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coal_mine_Wyoming.jpg USA, G. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). Italiano: Grafico che rappresenta il picco di Hubbert della produzione petrolifera mondiale. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hubbert_world_2004.svg User. (2011). English: Chu Huo in Kenting, Taiwan. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chuhuo.jpg Wikipedia, F. at E. (2007). English: A pumpjack in Texas. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oil_well.jpg Wikipedia, S. at E. (2007). English: Castle Gate Power Plant near Helper by David Jolley 2007. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Castle_Gate_Power_Plant,_Utah_2007.jpg Wikipedia, T. original uploader was D. at E. (2004). Coal cars in Ashtabula, Ohio. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ashtabulacoalcars_e2.jpg Wikipedia, W. at E. (2007). Outcrop of Ordovician oil shale (kukersite), northern Estonia. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OilShaleEstonia.jpg Zooplankton silhouette. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://openclipart.org/detail/170815/zooplankton-silhouette
Views: 91040 Bozeman Science
Fracking Hell: The Untold Story
Find more Earth Focus content at https://www.linktv.org/earthfocus An original investigative report by Earth Focus and UK's Ecologist Film Unit looks at the risks of natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale. From toxic chemicals in drinking water to unregulated interstate dumping of potentially radioactive waste that experts fear can contaminate water supplies in major population centers including New York City, are the health consequences worth the economic gains? Marcellus Shale contains enough natural gas to supply all US gas needs for 14 years. But as gas drilling takes place, using a process called hydraulic fracturing or "fracking," toxic chemicals and methane gas seep into drinking water. Now experts fear that unacceptable levels of radioactive Radium 226 in gas development waste. Fracking chemicals are linked to bone, liver and breast cancers, gastrointestinal, circulatory, respiratory, developmental as well as brain and nervous system disorders. Such chemicals are present in frack waste and may find their way into drinking water and air. Waste from Pennsylvania gas wells -- waste that may also contain unacceptable levels of radium -- is routinely dumped across state lines into landfills in New York, Ohio and West Virginia. New York does not require testing waste for radioactivity prior to dumping or treatment. So drill cuttings from Pennsylvania have been dumped in New York's Chemung and other counties and liquid waste is shipped to treatment plants in Auburn and Watertown New York. How radioactive is this waste? Experts are calling are for testing to find out. New York State may have been the first state in the nation to put a temporary hold on fracking pending a safety review, but it allows other states to dump toxic frack waste within its boundaries. With a gas production boom underway in the Marcellus Shale and plans for some 400,000 wells in the coming decades, the cumulative impact of dumping potential lethal waste without adequate oversight is a catastrophe waiting to happen. And now U.S. companies are exporting fracking to Europe.
Views: 1197110 Link TV
The Environmental Impacts from Oil Extraction
Hayden and Nico Nintze's IR Project
Views: 1954 Hayden johnson
Environmental Impact of Oil Industry
Brad Davis talks about his experiences as an oil and gas professional. He mentions that while drilling for oil he and his company make sure to leave as small of an ecological footprint as possible. Don Worrell also speaks about his opinion about buying local versus far away food.
Views: 69 Niki Cade
Environmental Impact of Oil Industry
Brad Davis talks about his experiences as an oil and gas professional. He mentions that while drilling for oil he and his company make sure to leave as small of an ecological footprint as possible. Don Worrell also speaks about his opinion about buying local versus far away food.
Views: 1968 Brad Davis
Environmental Protection vs. Energy Supply Security - The Shale Gas Case
This panel discussion considers the benefits and risks of shale gas extraction and hydraulic fracking in the United States and the European Union. The complexity, interrelation and competition between environmental protection and energy supply security is an emerging problem. Often, State environmental protection concerns and standards are outweighed by a competing interest, such as ensuring energy supply security. The shale gas example demonstrates that even in advanced jurisdictions with high standards of environmental protection, ecosystem services are compromised for energy generation purposes. Referring to case studies from the European Union the panelists explain the impacts of shale gas extraction on the individual elements of the environment and establishes how these result in the degradation of ecosystems and its services. Further, the panelists discuss if an ecosystem services approach can ease the competition between energy security and environmental protection can establish economic and environmental equity. This event was part of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law's 2012 Colloquium which was hosted at the University of Maryland's Carey School of Law. https://www.law.umaryland.edu
Views: 591 Maryland Carey Law
EPA Opens Public Hearings on Health and Environmental Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing 1 of 2
# As Regulators Weigh Drilling in Marcellus Shale, EPA Opens Public Hearings on Health and Environmental Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing The Environmental Protection Agency has begun public hearings in Binghamton, New York on hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," a controversial technique that mining companies use to extract natural gas from rock formations thousands of feet underground. The hearings are part of a broad investigation by the EPA into the human health and environmental effects of fracking. We speak to Josh Fox, director of the Sundance award-winning documentary Gasland, which opens in theaters across the country this Wednesday; and ProPublica reporter Abrahm Lustgarten, who has written extensively about natural gas drilling.
Views: 671 mediagrrl9
An Overview of the North American Natural Gas Industry
Black & Veatch's Strategic Directions in the North American Natural Gas Industry report identifies key challenges and opportunities within each segment of the value chain. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1cpX6xq TRANSCRIPT Announcer: Optimism for sustained growth continues across all segments of the natural gas value chain according to Black & Veatch's 2013 Strategic Directions in the North American Natural Gas Industry report. However, realizing the full potential of North America's vast natural gas resources will require the industry to overcome challenges that affect each component of the value chain. Beginning with the Upstream segment, an uncertain regulatory environment has slowed the development of new pipeline capacity to support emerging shale gas plays. With few options to move shale gas to market, producers are increasingly looking to implement commodity enhancement programs, such as liquefied natural gas or compressed natural gas production. The discovery and production of vast natural gas reserves across North America has had a profound impact on the pipeline industry. While new capacity is a critical need for high-demand centers and developing shale plays, the costs associated with maintaining now underutilized capacity are straining finances and making it difficult for pipelines to attract capital. At the same time, the increasing reliance on and forecasted demand for gas in the electric generation industry have created new challenges associated with gas reliability and capacity and with determining who should pay for new infrastructure to support power generation. Increasing demand for natural gas from power generators, the need for new pipeline capacity, and system wide investments to ensure the safety and integrity of physical and information assets, all add to the cost of natural gas services for consumers. Low U.S. prices and strong global demand create tremendous incentives to invest in LNG export capacity. Asia is the most likely market for U.S. LNG. Recently prices in Asia have been above $15 per million British thermal units, while European prices have been closer to $10. This year's report shows that growth and optimism for sustained growth continue. Improving technologies, from drilling applications to monitoring and data acquisition, are enabling the industry to better manage assets, reduce costs and be better positioned to meet evolving regulations.
Views: 5025 Black & Veatch
Flaring at our QGC LNG plant - health and environmental impacts
A short animation talking about predications relating to health and environmental impacts from flaring at QGC’s LNG plant. To find out more visit www.shell.com.au/qgc-flaring Transcript: http://s00.static-shell.com/content/dam/royaldutchshell/video/modelling-predicts-no-health-or-environmental-impacts-from-flaring.docx Welcome to Shell’s official YouTube channel. Subscribe here to learn about the future of energy, see our new technology and innovation in action or watch highlights from our major projects around the world. Here you’ll also find videos on jobs and careers, motorsports, the Shell Eco-marathon as well as new products like Shell V-Power. If you have any thoughts or questions, please comment, like or share. Together we can #makethefuture Visit our Website: http://www.shell.com/ Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Shell/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shell/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/shell Look us up on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaldutchshell Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1271/
Views: 297 Shell
What Is Fracking?
You’ve heard of fracking, and you’re pretty sure lots of people don’t like it, but do you know how it actually works? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/energy/hydraulic-fracking.htm Share on Facebook: http://goo.gl/M5kx1i Share on Twitter: http://goo.gl/FbuzEW Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our site: http://www.brainstuffshow.com Fracking. You’ve heard of it. You know it’s controversial. But you might not know what it actually involves. Never fear: We’re here to put some fracking knowledge in your brain. Fracking is the delightfully cheeky-sounding nickname for Hydraulic Fracturing... which sounds a little bit less delightful and more like something you do to your enemies in Starcraft. But no! It is something we do to rocks. In the simplest terms, hydraulic fracturing is a way of getting more of the valuable fluids, like oil and natural gas, out of geologic formations under the ground. Deep under earth’s surface, there are deposits of rock that have huge reserves of oil and natural gas within them. But these fossil fuels aren’t like big lakes where you can just stick a straw in and suck. No, these reserves of oil and natural gas are found locked up in pores distributed throughout vast layers of rock, like shale. So how do you get them out at a reasonable pace? Let’s look at a typical fracking setup for something like shale gas: You start with a deep, vertical well, drilling a hole down to the level of the shale you want to mine. The depth will vary, but just for example, one company claims its average fracking well depth is 7,700 feet. That’s deep: almost one and a half miles, or about 2.3 kilometers. When you’re at the right depth, you take a 90-degree turn and continue to drill horizontally, parallel to the target rock layer. This horizontal section of the well can also travel thousands of feet. Now here’s where the “fracturing” comes in. First, you open up holes in the horizontal section of the pipe. Then, you vigorously push a liquid cocktail known as fracking fluid down into the borehole under high pressure. This fracking fluid is usually a mixture of water, some chemical additives -- like acids to help dissolve the rock, and gels to thicken the fluid -- and finally, solid particles called proppants – we’ll get to those in a second. When the mixture reaches the horizontal section of the pipe, it bleeds out through the holes into the surrounding rock, and the extremely high pressure causes the rock to form tons of little fractures, or cracks. Through these cracks, the reserves of fossil fuels contained in the rock can escape into the well to be pumped back up to the surface. What once was entombed in ancient rock is now on the way to powering your car or heating the water for your next shower. And those proppants I mentioned, which are often just grains of sand, help “prop” the cracks in the rock open, so the Earth’s precious bodily fluids continue to escape into the well without the miners applying continuous pressure. So that’s how it works, but then there’s the entirely separate question of whether fracking is a good idea. It’s controversial in many parts of the world. Some people claim it consumes too much fresh water, and worry about what will be done with the fracking fluid after it’s been used. And some opponents wonder if it will create earthquakes, or cause chemical contaminants to leak into our groundwater. SOURCES: http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/energy/hydraulic-fracking.htm/printable http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/how-hydraulic-fracturing-works/?ar_a=1 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-14432401 http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/538082/shale http://geology.utah.gov/surveynotes/gladasked/gladrocks.htm http://www.bfenvironmental.com/pdfs/ChK_-Hydraulic_Fracturing_Fact_Sheet.pdf
Largest Marine Spill in History of Natural Gas Condensate
Leading expert on marine oil spills, Professor Richard Steiner, who worked on Exxon Valdez spill, says there has never been a spill of this type before and the environmental response was 'utterly lacking'. Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 6529 The Real News Network
Are Electric Cars Really Green?
Are electric cars greener than conventional gasoline cars? If so, how much greener? What about the CO2 emissions produced during electric cars' production? And where does the electricity that powers electric cars come from? Environmental economist Bjorn Lomborg, director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, examines how environmentally friendly electric cars really are. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2ylo1Yt Joining PragerU is free! Sign up now to get all our videos as soon as they're released. http://prageru.com/signup Download Pragerpedia on your iPhone or Android! Thousands of sources and facts at your fingertips. iPhone: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsnbG Android: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsS5e Join Prager United to get new swag every quarter, exclusive early access to our videos, and an annual TownHall phone call with Dennis Prager! http://l.prageru.com/2c9n6ys Join PragerU's text list to have these videos, free merchandise giveaways and breaking announcements sent directly to your phone! https://optin.mobiniti.com/prageru Do you shop on Amazon? Click https://smile.amazon.com and a percentage of every Amazon purchase will be donated to PragerU. Same great products. Same low price. Shopping made meaningful. VISIT PragerU! https://www.prageru.com FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prageru Twitter: https://twitter.com/prageru Instagram: https://instagram.com/prageru/ PragerU is on Snapchat! JOIN PragerFORCE! For Students: http://l.prageru.com/29SgPaX JOIN our Educators Network! http://l.prageru.com/2c8vsff Script: Do electric cars really help the environment? President Obama thinks so. So does Leonardo DiCaprio. And many others. The argument goes like this: Regular cars run on gasoline, a fossil fuel that pumps CO2 straight out of the tailpipe and into the atmosphere. Electric cars run on electricity. They don’t burn any gasoline at all. No gas; no CO2. In fact, electric cars are often advertised as creating “zero emissions.” But do they really? Let’s take a closer look. First, there’s the energy needed to produce the car. More than a third of the lifetime carbon-dioxide emissions from an electric car comes from the energy used make the car itself, especially the battery. The mining of lithium, for instance, is not a green activity. When an electric car rolls off the production line, it’s already been responsible for more than 25,000 pounds of carbon-dioxide emission. The amount for making a conventional car: just 16,000 pounds. But that’s not the end of the CO2 emissions. Because while it’s true that electric cars don’t run on gasoline, they do run on electricity, which, in the U.S. is often produced by another fossil fuel -- coal. As green venture capitalist Vinod Khosla likes to point out, "Electric cars are coal-powered cars." The most popular electric car, the Nissan Leaf, over a 90,000-mile lifetime will emit 31 metric tons of CO2, based on emissions from its production, its electricity consumption at average U.S. fuel mix and its ultimate scrapping. A comparable Mercedes CDI A160 over a similar lifetime will emit just 3 tons more across its production, diesel consumption and ultimate scrapping. The results are similar for a top-line Tesla, the king of electric cars. It emits about 44 tons, which is only 5 tons less than a similar Audi A7 Quattro. So throughout the full life of an electric car, it will emit just three to five tons less CO2. In Europe, on its European Trading System, it currently costs $7 to cut one ton of CO2. So the entire climate benefit of an electric car is about $35. Yet the U.S. federal government essentially provides electric car buyers with a subsidy of up to $7,500. Paying $7,500 for something you could get for $35 is a very poor deal. And that doesn’t include the billions more in federal and state grants, loans and tax write-offs that go directly to battery and electric-car makers The other main benefit from electric cars is supposed to be lower pollution. But remember Vinod Khosla’s observation "Electric cars are coal-powered cars." Yes, it might be powered by coal, proponents will say, but unlike the regular car, coal plant emissions are far away from the city centers where most people live and where damage from air pollution is greatest. However, new research in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that while gasoline cars pollute closer to home, coal-fired power actually pollutes more -- a lot more. For the complete script, visit https://www.prageru.com/videos/are-electric-cars-really-green
Views: 1482793 PragerU
Josh Fox: Natural Gas Industry Attacks His Oscar-Nominated Film "Gasland" on Impacts of Fracking
DemocracyNow.org - The environmental contamination and human health risk associated with the extraction of natural gas using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," was little known across the United States for years, until a documentary film brought the issue to the national stage. Josh Fox directed the film "Gasland," which chronicles the devastation affecting communities where fracking is taking place, and the influence of the natural gas industry over regulation of the techniques and chemicals used in the process. The industry aggressively attacked the film, especially when it was nominated for an Academy Award this year. Democracy Now! interviews Josh Fox. For the video/audio podcast, transcript, to sign up for the daily news digest, for additional coverage hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas, visit http://www.democracynow.org/2011/3/4/natural_gas_industry_attacks_oscar_nominated FOLLOW US: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://www.democracynow.org/donate/YT
Views: 3376 mediagrrl9
Drillmec Drilling Technology Workshop CSG, Shallow Gas, Oil Drilling
Australia 2013 "DRILLMEC HH HYDRAULIC HOIST SERIES RIGS" The drilling industry is actively involved in screening new technologies to solve common problems, such as increasing safety in drilling operations and minimising environmental impact. At the same time, the industry must continue to improve drilling performance. The HH rigs began life as simple hydraulic rigs for waterwells and were ultimately upgraded to oil well standards in 1990. Since then, a new project developed the basic concept of this technology and a new drilling rig series began to operate in various oil felds around the world. Today, hundreds of these rigs are successfully operating worldwide. The complete series of the HH rigs ranges from 50 to 600 tonne hook load capacity. Fast moving features provide an effcient tool so the drilling contractor can drill quickly and safely. The fexibility of this design means high rate of utilisation since 90 per cent of onshore wells are within the range of capability of the HH series. Drillmec SpA (Italy) Mr. Massimo Contini Sales Area Manager Far East - Australasia [email protected] www.drillmec.com
Views: 2375 DrillmecRigs
Mining the Largest Shale Gas Reserve in the Northern Hemisphere: What the Frack?
Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The UK government is going ahead with its plans to commence fracking across more than half of the country, hoping that it will boost the economy and provide an abundant supply of natural gas. Critics of the process argue that it contaminates groundwater and damages the environment and public health. A grassroots resistance movement has emerged to fight the introduction of fracking in the UK, and it appears to be gaining momentum throughout the country. VICE News travels to Blackpool, Lancashire, to see the fractivists in action. The seaside resort town is at the center of a David and Goliath battle between local residents and the energy company Cuadrilla over fracking in the region, which is believed to have one of the largest shale gas reserves in the Northern Hemisphere. Read "The Only Fracked Site in the United Kingdom Suffered Structural Failure" - http://bit.ly/1yHYgNE Read "These Towns and Counties Across America Just Banned Oil and Gas Fracking" - http://bit.ly/1F3oiwu Watch "The Lake That Burned Down a Forest - Full Length" - http://bit.ly/1vZSnMX Watch "Showdown in Coal Country" - http://bit.ly/1wfWtur Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews
Views: 187964 VICE News
Sandra Steingraber on the Health Crisis Surrounding Natural Gas Extraction
DemocracyNow.org - About 30 states allow hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," the natural gas drilling process that injects millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals deep into the earth in order to break up shale rock and release natural gas. New York has imposed a partial moratorium on the drilling process pending the outcome of an environmental impact study this July. Yesterday, New York state lawmakers held a hearing on the health impacts of fracking, an issue that until now has received little media attention. Democracy Now! interviews Sandra Steingraber, a biologist who testified at the hearing. She is author of "Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis." To watch the entire interview, read the complete transcript, download the video/audio podcast, and for additional reports about the human and environmental risks associated natural gas extraction and fracking, visit http://www.democracynow.org/tags/natural_gas_drilling FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Daily Email News Digest: http://www.democracynow.org/subscribe Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://www.democracynow.org/donate/YT
Views: 75 Democracy Now!
Natural Gas/Oil Extraction and Toxic Results!
http://www.ihealthtube.com Dr. Hans Kugler describes the toxic effects of the gas and oil extraction process called 'fracking'. He describes how the process pollutes the ground, ground water and potentially people when there's a cleaner way to do it.
Views: 949 iHealthTube.com
Deborah Rogers hydrofraking.mov
Financial analyst Deborah Rogers has served on the Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas since 2008. She was appointed in 2011 by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to a task force reviewing placement of air monitors in the Barnett Shale region in light of air quality concerns brought about by the natural gas operations in North Texas. She joined a regional steering committee for the Oil and Gas Accountability Project (OGAP) in 2011 with responsibility for economic questions. Ms. Rogers got involved in natural gas when she learned that an energy company planned 12 high impact wells next to her property, Deborah's Farmstead, a nationally recognized artisanal cheese-making dairy. Her website, Energy Policy Forum (http://energypolicyforum.com/), discusses the complex problems inherent in shale gas. In September 2011, New York State issued a second draft generic environmental impact statement, as well as proposed regulations to guide hydro-fracking drilling in New York. The comment period is still open, so New Yorkers need to inform themselves on this issue and make their views and concerns known to the Department of Environmental Conservation. This event is sponsored by the St. Lawrence County League of Women Voters, along with community partners: AAUW-St. Lawrence County Branch, the Center for Excellence in Communication and the Institute for a Sustainable Environment at Clarkson University, the Sustainable Living Project, SUNY Potsdam's Environmental Studies Program and Middle Ground, the SUNY Potsdam environmental club.
Views: 6823 Dan Dullea
Regulating the conventional oil and gas industry
Info- The Environment Agency is the environmental regulator for the onshore oil and gas industry in England. We take the environmental risks associated with oil and gas production very seriously and we have strong regulatory controls in place to protect people and the environment. For further information about shale gas please watch our video- Regulating the shale gas industry. (https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjfiIuv4KHVAhVPahoKHSbkBDcQFgg0MAI&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dusebz4nqAtI&usg=AFQjCNEQvb2bKQJ9aihJt1fOVcb4pa9rYw)
Views: 388 EnvironmentAgencyTV
The Marcellus Shale Lecture Series: John Martin on Energy and the Environment (May 19)
The Marcellus Shale Lecture Series will provide an educational program organized around the theme of unconventional gas drilling in New York State. Specific topics have been chosen to emphasize the facts of the gas industry, and its relationship to the economy and environment of New York State. The series is designed to provide an objective presentation of the nature of unconventional gas drilling, regulation, and potential socioeconomic and environmental impact. The goal of the series is to bring high-profile speakers to UB who are known experts in the different aspects of the oil and gas industry globally, and of the unconventional gas industry here in New York State. The speakers will share information to help provide the basis for rational discussion on environmentally responsible unconventional gas exploration and extraction in New York. The series is made up of two subseries: 1. General Overview and Global Context for Gas Drilling in New York; and 2. Specifics of Unconventional Gas Exploration and Extraction: Geology, Land Use, Legal Issues, and Environmental Impacts. Lawmakers, property owners, industrialists, environmentalists, faculty, students and concerned citizens are all invited to attend all the lectures. The series is offered free of charge.
Views: 590 UBNOW
U.S. Green Groups Urge Methane Rules For Oil And Gas Industry
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must act to rein in methane pollution from the oil and gas industry, environmental groups said on Thursday, warning that failure to set federal standards would undermine other Obama administration efforts to address climate change. The EPA is expected to lay out a plan within months to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas drilling as a part of President Barack Obama's broad climate action plan. A coalition of major green groups, including the Environmental Defense Fund and the Natural Resources Defense Council, urged Obama in a letter to "swiftly" issue binding emission regulations on oil and gas production, the largest industrial source of methane. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/environment/~3/mP1w99GUeG8/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com
Views: 106 Wochit News
Coal Seam Gas - The Fight For Our Lives - Spread Virally
Coal seam gas mining (CSG) is developing rapidly in New South Wales and Queensland and is commencing in other states. The legal and administrative protections are inadequate to ensure that public health is not harmed and that environmental damage does not leave a legacy for generations. The public health responsibilities of state and federal governments are to prevent harm by careful scientific assessment of possible hazards, their risks and methods of prevention. Therefore they deal particularly with clean air, clean water and uncontaminated food. Industry and state governments have frequently reassured the public that there are no dangers from CSG to water supplies and to their health. But what is their evidence? Overseas health concerns are emerging. A ban on shale gas mining in France and moratoriums in parts of the USA and South Africa are recent developments. The United States Environmental Protection Authority has begun a comprehensive study to investigate the potential adverse impacts that hydraulic fracturing may have on water quality and public health. There are differences between shale gas mining -- the predominant process overseas, particularly in the US -- and coal seam gas mining in Australia, in the depth of drilling and the volume of water brought to the surface, but there are health impacts common to both: the potential for contamination of water for drinking and agricultural use and for air pollution around wells. Hydraulic fracturing (fracking), often used in the mining process, involves the pressurised injection of a large volume of water, as well as chemical additives, into rock. The large volume of saline water returning to the surface contains injected contaminants and those leached from rocks and sediments. Nearby aquifers, ground water, soil and air may be contaminated. Some chemicals used in mining or leached from underground into water have the potential to harm human health given sufficient dose and duration of exposure, and this potential harm includes increased risks of cancer and other serious long-term outcomes. In a recent submission to the Senate Inquiry into Management of the Murray Darling Basin and the impact of CSG mining operations, Doctors for the Environment Australia has highlighted these concerns, recommending application of the precautionary principle, putting in place protections until sufficient research can be undertaken to adequately document health risks. Food quality and security is essential for good health. Agriculture, already under threat from more severe and prolonged drought conditions associated with climate change, will be further compromised by the CSG industry. As the industry expands, the vast quantities of water diverted from agricultural use to CSG operations and the loss of productive cropland may well diminish Australia's ability to feed itself and the world. Water and air pollution, water shortages, permanent degradation of productive agricultural land and loss of livelihood and landscape, all have mental health consequences for communities living in a gas field. The CSG process can divide previously close-knit rural communities, increasing tension and disharmony, impact on local economies, and threaten other industries such as tourism. But climate change is also an important health issue, and the carbon footprint of CSG over coal is said to be lower. Does this override other considerations? Not at all. Proper monitoring of fugitive emissions is needed to enable accurate comparisons with coal. The International Energy Agency has warned that there is a danger that over reliance on CSG will delay the vital transition to renewable energy. What needs to be done to protect human health? In any new development, health should be an integral part of the assessment process. State Departments of Health should have had a major role on the safety of a CSG development via a health risk assessment process. This is not currently happening in each state, and logically there should be one best practice national process. Adequate information is needed to support risk assessment and health protection and this is largely lacking. Greater transparency of industry practices and improved monitoring would start to fill this gap. There is a strong case for an independent, national Health Impact Assessment process, providing a uniform regulatory framework for the industry in all states and territories. While these protections are being developed, the precautionary principle should be exercised to recognise potential harms and err on the side of caution with any new CSG development. Human health relies on the maintenance of a healthy environment, clean drinking water, secure food production, the cohesion of community and family life. The new gold rush represented by coal seam mining should not be allowed to endanger these basic health needs of Australians.
Views: 6470 TheUnitedAustralia
Computer Simulation for Solving Environmental Problems in the Oil and Gas Industry
Transportation, processing and production of hydrocarbons and natural gas is associated with the risks of pollution by oil products and chemicals. In order to assess these risks, as well as monitoring and control of factors affecting them, computer simulation methods are more widely starting to get occurrence in oil and gas industry, which also can play an important role in increasing the extraction of oil and gas and efficiency of their processing. However, when solving most of practical problems (objectives) only the concentration of petrochemicals on the surface is known. It should be noted that when using commercial software occurs a situation when the applicable software does not take into account all relevant factors and requires the specification of parameters that the user doesn’t possess. Therefore, in most cases it is necessary to complete existing or develop new mathematical models and user interface directly according to the user’s tasks and available source data.
Views: 395 Simmakers Ltd.
Fractured: A Public Discussion on Fracking and the Environment
An afternoon discussion held at Chicago's Field Museum on fracking and its environmental impacts. The event launched the 2013-14 series on Global Energies. -- Hydraulic Fracturing or "fracking" has transformed America's energy landscape. This newly developed extraction technique allows companies to access oil and gas trapped in shale rock and other unconventional geologic formations. However, fracking's impact on water safety, the environment, and the climate have raised grave concerns about its sustainability. Featuring: - Terry Evans, photographer of "Fractured: North Dakota's Oil Boom" (exhibited at the Field) - Rob Jackson from Duke University - Alaka Wali from the Field Museum - Mike Ziri from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Moderated by Mark Lycett, Director of the University of Chicago Program on the Global Environment and Interim Director of the Center for International Studies. This event launched the Center for International Studies and Program on the Global Environment 2013-14 series on "Global Energies: A Public Inquiry into the Ecology, Science and Politics of Energy in the 21st Century". More information is available at: http://globalenergies.uchicago.edu
Views: 1095 UChicagoCISSR
Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Development in China
Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Development in China.
Views: 88 Xiaolong Cai
Lies, Damned Lies & Methane
Ever heard of “Global Warming Potential” (GWP)? It’s a concept that has been manipulated by organizations that don’t like natural gas. Since the numbers don’t fit the message, they change the numbers. VISIT Clear Energy Alliance https://clearenergyalliance.com/ FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClearEnergyAlliance/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/clearenergy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clearenergyalliance/ For list of sources and downloadable transcript: https://clearenergyalliance.com/project/lies-damned-lies-methane/ Script: What would Mark Twain think about today’s debate over methane being a significant driver of catastrophic man-caused global warming? We can only guess, but it seems likely he would a skeptic. As Twain once said, “There are three kinds of Lies: Lies, damned lies and statistics.” Twain actually borrowed the concept from a British politician, but what both of them were saying was that numbers can be a powerful tool of deception. We see it every day in such things as the unemployment rate that doesn’t count the millions of people who’ve given up looking for work and the national debt that doesn’t account for trillions of dollars in unfunded liabilities. These kinds of deceptive numbers are found in countless other places as well—especially when it comes to energy and the environment. For example, environmental activist groups are now sounding the alarm about methane being a powerful driver of climate change. Their argument is that in the production and transport of natural gas some unburned methane inevitably leaks into the atmosphere and when it does it’s global warming potential… or GWP… is far greater than carbon dioxide. They claim methane’s GWP is a whopping 84 times greater than CO2. Eight-four times the impact! That’s a pretty big and scary number. But where does this statistic come from and should it be believed? In its greenhouse gas inventory, the Environmental Protection Agency uses a GWP for methane of 25 times that of CO2. So how does the Environmental Defense Fund come up with a GWP more than three times that amount? Well…that’s where Mark Twain’s caution about deceptive numbers comes in. In truth, once methane is released into the atmosphere, it immediately begins to disintegrate, lowering its Global Warming Potential. About 12 years later the methane has completely broken down into other elements… dramatically reducing its GWP. In order to make methane sound a lot more threatening, EDF and other activist groups significantly shorten the time frame of its impact, which subsequently raises the GWP. You’ve heard of “sleight of hand”. This is sleight of scale. It should also be noted that even after taking into account it’s GWP of 25, methane only contributes 10% of the greenhouse gas emissions in the US and less than one-third of those emissions (31%) come from natural gas and petroleum systems. Here’s the more interesting story when it comes to methane. In the past 25 years the United States has increased natural gas production by 55 percent. And while all that growth in production has been going on, methane emissions have been driven down by 16 percent because oil and gas companies have become a lot more proficient in finding and stopping leaks. The trend lines indicate the industry will continue to produce ever increasing amounts of gas for heating, cooking, industrial development, agriculture, and product manufacturing while reducing the amount of methane lost. It’s no coincidence that the wealthy people funding the Environmental Defense Fund and other activist groups are heavily invested in wind and solar power. Their not-so-subtle end game is to drive up the cost of natural gas production through expensive regulations, thereby making solar and wind power more competitive. That’s why EDF alone spent $136 million dollars in 2014 trying to influence public opinion. More importantly, the activists are trying to pressure lawmakers to create ever more costly regulations on how natural gas is produced and sent to the consumer. That increased cost is passed onto you in virtually everything you purchase and everything you do. Now…there is also some irony here. If the goal of eco-activist groups is really to lower the threat of global warming they would not be trying to drive up the cost of natural gas. As the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has made clear, “[T]he rapid deployment of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal-drilling technologies, which has increased and diversified the gas supply… is an important reason for a reduction of GHG emissions in the United States.” In other words…more natural gas production has translated into a reduced percentage of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere. Mark Twain warned us that we should be highly skeptical when numbers are being thrown around. He was right.
Views: 49526 Clear Energy Alliance
The Battle Raging In Nigeria Over Control Of Oil | VICE on HBO
Nigeria may sit atop one of the largest oil reserves in the world, but the majority of the Nigerian people have seen little benefit from the multibillion-dollar industry. The government and global energy companies have been exploiting the resource for years, bringing poverty, pollution, and violence to the Niger Delta. And now the local militias fighting for oil control have made conditions even worse. Caught in the conflict are Nigerian citizens involved in the illegal oil market simply for survival. Oil theft is rampant, and the booming black market has transnational oil and gas consultants concerned about the effects on global oil markets. The government isn't too happy about it either. “All the oil that is sold around here, the government calls illegally refined products,” local oil businessman Don Wizaro told VICE News. And when the Nigerian military raids illegal oil operations, they slash containers, releasing oil into waterways, contaminating what the main source of fishing, agriculture, and drinking water. As the government continues its assault on illegal refineries and barges carrying stolen oil, local militias are retaliating. And one of the most notorious militias is the Niger Delta Avengers. They attack pipelines and infrastructure, significantly affecting both the environment and the economy. VICE correspondent Gianna Toboni heads to the heart of Nigeria's oil production to witness firsthand the fight over the control of oil in the Niger Delta. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo #VICEonHBO
Views: 1363118 VICE News
Fossil Fuels 101
Fossil fuel is a term used to describe a group of energy sources that were formed when ancient plants and organisms were subject to intense heat and pressure over millions of years. Learn more about the fossil fuels and all types of energy at www.studentenergy.org
Views: 656822 Student Energy
Coal 101: What's Wrong with Coal?
http://www.beyondcoal.org From mining, to burning, to disposal, coal is wreaking havoc on our health and our planet. Powering our country by burning coal is dangerous. It's time to transition Beyond Coal to clean, renewable sources of energy. Learn more and take action on our website http://www.beyondcoal.org - Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, we've made history by leading the charge to address climate disruption by moving away from the dirty fossil fuels and toward a clean energy economy. Visit us here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SierraClub Twitter: https://twitter.com/sierraclub Instagram: https://instagram.com/sierraclub
Views: 131256 NationalSierraClub
What is the combination of natural gas?
what is the combination of natural gas,natural gas,gas natural,virginia natural gas,natural gas prices,naturgas,source gas,price of natural gas,gas energy,natural gas energy,natural gas price today,power gas,natural gas price chart,national gas,uses of natural gas,where is natural gas found,disadvantages of natural gas,is natural gas a fossil fuel,where does gas come from,natural gas providers,gas powered,gas turbine power plant,electric power plant,gas power plant,natural gas power plant,where does natural gas come from,what is natural gas used for,natural gas density,natural gas uses,natural gas definition,what is natural gas,how is natural gas formed,natural gas production,source power and gas,future natural gas,gas plant,advantages of natural gas,about natural gas,is natural gas toxic,combined cycle power plant basics,natural gas price europe,types of natural gas,formula of natural gas,used primarily in the united states for electricity generation,why does natural gas smell,how do power stations work,methane natural gas,combined power plant,what's natural gas,what types of gases make up natural gas,power gen natural gas,uses for natural gas,liquefied natural gas prices,is natural gas cheaper than coal,uses of methane gas,uses of natural gas in everyday life,is natural gas methane,natural gas producers,what is natural gas made of,combustion of natural gas,lng vs cng,natural gas meaning,advantages and disadvantages of natural gas,what is natural gas used for in homes,natural gas industry,power plant cycle,oil coal and natural gas,natural gas chemical name,natural gases list,oil and natural gas,gas usage,how is coal turned into electricity,natural gas logo,use of cng,main component of natural gas,how do we get natural gas,cost of natural gas,is natural gas expensive,fossil fuels natural gas,natural gas supply,what is gas used for,how much does natural gas cost,largest natural gas companies,origin of natural gas,natural gas mining,natural gas types,what are the advantages of using natural gas,how does gas work,how is natural gas extracted from the earth,cng uses,what does natural gas look like,how is natural gas extracted,lng to power,environmental impacts of natural gas,natural gas fossil fuel,what is gas turbine,natural gas quote,natural as,natural gas methane,generator plant,natural gas pollution,natural gas usa,igcc power plant,ng gas,what is a natural gas,coal and natural gas are examples of,natural gas vs coal emissions,what are natural gases,examples of natural gas,how do we use natural gas,what is in natural gas,uses of gas,how is electrical energy produced,is natural gas available on my street,how to get natural gas,define natural gas,natural gas description,how was natural gas formed,natural gas is the most popular fossil fuel,international natural gas prices,natural gas formula,how does a power station work,piped natural gas,natural gas vs coal,coal vs natural gas,natural g,list of natural gases,how does natural gas generate electricity,how does natural gas produce energy,production of natural gas,chemical composition of natural gas,power generation plant,how does natural gas form,natural gas extraction,natural gas australia,description of natural gas,uses of cng,how does natural gas affect the environment,combined cycle plant,how is coal used to generate electricity,is natural gas odorless,disadvantage of natural gas,generation of electric power,natural gás,natural gas well,natural gas environmental impact,natural gas energy content,natural gas emissions,gas & power,petroleum and natural gas form from,petroleum and natural gas,how did oil and natural gas form,natural gas chemical formula,what is cng fuel,natural gas energy pros and cons,use of natural gas,mains gas,natural gas examples,natural gas bill,natural gas resources,electric powered,what is methane gas used for,how natural gas works,oil power plant,how much energy does coal produce,natural gas demand,gas source,how natural gas is formed,what is the primary component of natural gas,how much natural gas does the us have,natural gas is,natural gas fired power plant,natural gas supplier,ccgt power plant,natural gas vs electric,biogenic gas,how is natural gas made,where is natural gas used,gas based power plant,gas generation,natural gas facts,natural gas power plant efficiency,how is natural gas produced,
Views: 160 Question & Answer
Our Environmental Excellence Initiative
For information about Canadian Natural career opportunities and to apply online go to: http://www.cnrl-careers.com/ Canadian Natural works co-operatively and effectively with communities, government agencies and stakeholders to reduce potential impacts of our operations and to ensure that all of our operations meet or surpass all industry guidelines, government regulations and company policies. Our environmental management programs are based on performance and continuous improvement. Our teams work together with management and all operating areas to ensure we incorporate environmental considerations and planning into all phases of our projects. http://www.cnrl.com http://www.cnrl.com/corporate-responsibility/environment/ http://www.cnrl.com/corporate-responsibility/environment/biodiversity http://www.cnrl.com/corporate-responsibility/community/community---aboriginal-relations AT CANADIAN NATURAL, WE ARE PROUD OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF OUR PEOPLE At Canadian Natural we believe our employees are the key to unlocking asset potential. As one of the largest independent crude oil and natural gas producers in the world, our balanced mix of natural gas, light oil, heavy oil, in situ oil sands production and oil sands mining creates opportunity for people who want to be part of a challenging and competitive industry. Join our team as we continue to create value through innovation by "doing it right" with fun and integrity in North America, the North Sea, and Offshore Africa.
Views: 1552 CanadianNaturalCNRL
Crown Eco Management Why is natural gas better than coal boilers
The economic development of one country is dependent upon the ability of the authorities to set up a highly suitable, competitive and reliable electricity sector. Why is natural gas better than coal boilers? Only when there is extreme environmental pressure or substantial reduction in loads that conversion from coal to 100% natural gas is possible. Not until the 20th century until natural gas was used for production of energy, it was dismissed as a useless byproduct of crude oil production until then. But now natural gas accounts for 23 percent of the world's energy consumption and still growing. The International Energy Agency predicts that the demand for natural gas will grow by approximately 44 percent through 2035. Natural gas is the cleanest-burning conventional fuel not to mention it has been one of the most economical energy sources. It is an environmentally friendly and efficient source of energy. It produces lower levels of greenhouse gas emissions than heavier hydrocarbon fuels such as coal and oil. Natural gas fuels electric power generators, heats buildings and is used as a raw material in many consumer products, such as those made of traditional plastics. However, natural gas has never been a cheaper fuel than coal. Coal is one of the longest-used and is considered as the most abundant fossil fuels on Earth. Coal mining has been going on since then 17th century. Coal burning boilers have also been around for a long time, and while they may not always be popular, these machines have some definite advantages in terms of costs and simplicity. Because it is the most abundant it is the cheapest form of fossil fuel to burn. But coal boilers on the other hand have harmful effects on the environment and human health. Its emissions contain sulfur combines with air to create the poison gas sulfur oxide. When this gas releases into the atmosphere, it causes polluting rain. Extracting coal from mines further damages soil and water resources, adding to the disadvantages of using coal burning boilers. While coal prices are expected to remain stable natural gas prices are expected to increase as higher cost natural gas reserves need to be developed to meet growing demand and offset losses from depleting gas wells. On the other hand, natural gas based technologies have a capital cost advantage. Whatever the costs may be, don't you think it is better to use natural gas rather than the coal boilers? Even though natural gas is more costly than coal boilers it is less harmful to the environment and to human health. It is always better to take into considerations the things that are more important than money. It is not wise to be thrifty over something that in a long run would back fire on you and worst your kids. Long term effects of coal boilers are scarier than the costs in terms of money that it will bring us today. Environmental effects and health issues will sure be more costly in the future.
Views: 89 Jacinto Jackim
Optimisation of Oil and Gas Processing Systems
Tracerco's specialist diagnostics services provide valuable insight for process operators. Its novel inspection techniques, sophisticated tracers and advanced measurement technologies can accurately and rapidly diagnose a wide range of production issues and problems. Work is carried out online by highly trained and experienced Tracerco engineers, requires minimal site preparation and provides immediate results for the customer, essentially providing insight onsite. TRACERCO Diagnostics™ services can be provided at both the hydrocarbon recovery and separation stages. These services enable process operators to optimise the performance of separator systems by measuring online what is actually occurring in real time within the process vessels and pipelines. Tracerco's unique services give immediate real time measurement of any changing process conditions during the study. They are able to identify such issues as mechanical damage, leaks, deposit build up, maldistribution, oil in water and liquid carryover. This knowledge enables shutdowns to be planned much more efficiently and for the associated costs and lost time to be minimised. Equipped with this data, Tracerco's customers are able to implement the correct solution to their production problem quickly and with minimum disruption to their operations. TRACERCO Diagnostics™ help process operators to maximise production throughput, reduce operating costs and minimise environmental impact by providing insight onsite. The video demonstrates our technology in action. For more information visit www.tracerco.com/process-diagnostics To find out how we can help you email us at [email protected]
Views: 324977 Tracerco
Portfolio: Russia's Breakthrough on Yamal Natural Gas
STRATFOR's Vice President of Analysis Peter Zeihan examines the potential dividends of bringing French energy giant Total on board in Russia to harness Yamal's natural gas reserves. About Stratfor: Stratfor brings global events into valuable perspective, empowering businesses, governments and individuals to more confidently navigate their way through an increasingly complex international environment. For individual and enterprise subscriptions to Stratfor Worldview, our online publication, visit us at: https://worldview.stratfor.com/ And make sure to connect with Stratfor on social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/stratfor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stratfor/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/stratfor YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/stratfor Learn more about Stratfor here: https://www.Stratfor.com Get the latest company news here: https://marcom.stratfor.com/horizons Or review and purchase our longform reports on geopolitics here: https://store.stratfor.com And listen to the Stratfor podcast for free here: iTunes - http://bit.ly/Stratfor_Podcast_iTunes Stitcher - http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/stratfor-talks Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/stratfortalks Libsyn - http://stratfor.libsyn.com/ Download the All New Mobile App for Stratfor. You can also access Stratfor Worldview Content in the App when you are offline. Free Download for iOS (from Apple App Store): http://bit.ly/Statfor_Mobile_App_for_Apple_Devices Free Download for Android (from Google Play Store): http://bit.ly/Stratfor_Mobile_App_for_Android_Devices To subscribe to Stratfor Worldview, click here: https://worldview.stratfor.com/subscribe Join Stratfor Worldview to cut through the noise and make sense of an increasingly complicated world. Membership to Stratfor Worldview includes: Unrestricted access to Stratfor Worldview's latest insights, podcasts, videos, and more. Members-only community forums. My Collections - your personal library of Stratfor insights saved for later reading. Discounts to our long-form reports on the Stratfor Store.
Views: 4535 Stratfor