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Commission: Spill was Foreseeable and Preventable

January 12, 2011 12:16 pm Videos Comments

The report states that BP, Hallibuton and Transocean all played key roles in the disaster, and that government regulation was ineffective.


Can Ethanol Survive Without Subsidies?

January 12, 2011 10:23 am | by poettv Videos Comments

In light of the ethanol tax credit and tariff extension, POET CEO Jeff Broin discusses whether ethanol can compete with gasoline without government subsidies.


Steven Chu Wants To Hear From You

January 10, 2011 8:23 am | by USdepartmentofenergy Videos Comments

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu would like to hear directly from you about what topics you'd like to discuss with us in the coming year. Submit your ideas and comments at Facebook/StevenChu


Fire Engulfs Dutch Chemical Plant

January 6, 2011 5:41 am Videos Comments

A major blaze and explosions ripped through a chemical storage and packing company near Rotterdam.


BP Still Strong Despite Spill

January 4, 2011 10:30 am | by LabEquipment Videos Comments

An Associated Press analysis reveals that BP will likely exceed the $40 billion it expected to spend for the Gulf oil spill. However, it is still expected to survive the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Source: AP

The Glaxo Whistleblower

January 4, 2011 6:53 am Videos Comments

Cheryl Eckard went to the FDA after witnessing severe quality control violations at GlaxoSmithKline's Cidra plant in Puerto Rico, and was paid $96 million for her efforts.


The Dow Chemical Human Element - Innovation

December 27, 2010 11:23 am | by DowChemicalCompany Videos Comments

Dow has been in the business of change - rearranging atoms and reshaping molecules to create new materials and new technologies. All along, innovation has served as the cornerstone of our success. Inspired by the Human Element, Dow scientists strive to improve those things essential to...


Take A Virtual Tour of Santa Monica Seafood's Seafood Processing Plant

December 22, 2010 1:28 pm | by santamonicaseafood Videos Comments

Anthony Cigliano takes viewers on a tour of Santa Monica Seafood's temperature-controlled 61,000 square foot seafood processing and distribution plant in Rancho Dominguez, California. The process of fulfilling orders is detailed, including country-of-origin procedures, processing, quality...


Mexican Pipeline Blast Aftermath

December 22, 2010 1:28 pm | by RussiaToday Videos Comments

A massive oil pipeline explosion destroyed parts of a central Mexican city on Sunday, incinerating people, cars, houses and trees as gushing crude oil turned streets into flaming rivers. At least 28 people were killed, 13 of them children, in a disaster authorities blamed on oil thieves....


How Ink Is Made

December 22, 2010 8:26 am | by PrintingInkCompany Videos Comments

A Chief Ink Maker shows how colour and ink is created from the raw ingredients--powder, varnish, and passion. Everything designers and printers need to know about the process, the challenges and joy of ink making. Find out more about us at: Presented...

Thieves Cause Deadly Pipeline Blast in Mexico

December 22, 2010 8:23 am | by AssociatedPress Videos Comments

A pipeline exploded in central Mexico early Sunday as thieves were trying to steal oil, killing at least 27 people and sending rivers of flaming crude through city streets. (Dec. 19)


Deadly pipeline explosion in Mexico

December 22, 2010 8:23 am | by ReutersVideo Videos Comments

An oil pipeline in central Mexico exploded on Sunday, creating what one official described as a "river of fire" and killing at least 22 people. Jon Decker reports.


Biofuel developments in higher gear

December 15, 2010 1:23 pm | by BTGBioliquids Videos Comments

While much of the world's attention is currently focused on electric cars, the development of 2nd generation biofuels is moving ahead significantly as well. Researchers of the University of Twente, in cooperation with BTG (as part of the Biocoup consortium) have reached a breakthrough in...


Meet the Shaleionaires

December 15, 2010 1:23 pm | by thefluidic Videos Comments

60 Minutes speaks with members of the gas drilling industry and environmentalists about the safety concerns surrounding "fracking," and visits residents who became overnight millionaries.


Baking Soda Boosts Oil Production

December 15, 2010 11:23 am | by LabEquipment Videos Comments

Montana State Univ. researchers have discovered that baking soda can dramatically increase algae's production of the key oil precursors for biodiesel. The same ingredient that causes cookies to rise in the oven, the same agent that calms upset stomachs and removes odors from refrigerators...



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