Tag Archives: petroleum

A Crude Liability

On Friday March 29th, 2013 … The central Arkansas spill caused by Exxon’s aging Pegasus pipeline released barrels of Canadian heavy crude, but a technicality says it’s not oil – letting the energy giant off the hook from paying into a national cleanup fund. Legally speaking, diluted bitumen like the heavy crude that’s overrun Mayflower, […]

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Biofuels

What is biofuel? Biofuels are renewable sources of fuel consisting of or derived from biomass (recently living organisms or their metabolic byproducts). Technically even fossil fuels are derived from long-dead biological materials, but before considering it a biofuel as rising gas prices may indicate, they are hardly renewable, a major drawback. Liquid biofuels that are […]

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Explore, Explore, Oil and Trouble

As gas prices continue climbing many consumers are feeling the pressure at the pump and looking for answers. Energy issues are an area worth understanding so lets look at the current situation to determine the options available in a more sustainable solution. To understand oil prices we must consider 3 things: Our Needs, Production or […]

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