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America Prepares to Ride Oil Price Wave

March 3, 2011 5:29 am | by keymastermind77 | Comments

Uncertainty over oil production has sent prices skyrocketing, meaning the shockwaves from the Middle East turmoil are being felt worldwide.

Natural Gas Megaproject

February 24, 2011 5:36 am | Comments

The Gorgon Project employs and houses around 3000 workers, and uses over one hundred miles of submerged pipeline to feed a gas processing and carbon sequestration facility capable of producing 15 million tons per year of LNG.

Gorgon Project Overview - Producing Liquefied Natural Gas in Australia

February 24, 2011 5:32 am | by Chevron | Comments

See a flythrough animation of The Gorgon Project, which will develop the Greater Gorgon gas fields. Chevron, which will operate the project, and its joint venture participants, ExxonMobil and Shell, will produce LNG and domestic gas on Barrow Island for our customers in Australia and...


Processed Foods Linked to Lower IQ

February 24, 2011 5:18 am | Comments

A new study indicates that children who are fed junk food may have lower IQs than their peers who eat “traditional” foods like meat and vegetables.


What Libya's Oil Means to the West

February 23, 2011 8:50 am | Comments

Oil refinery shutdowns in Libya could severly impact countries like Italy, which takes nearly a third of the African nation's oil export.

U.S. Vows to Pursue Pirates after Four Killed

February 23, 2011 8:39 am | Comments

State Department Spokesman P.J. Crowley discusses the need for an international effort to confront piracy in seas off the Horn of Africa.


Chevron Takes Pride in Reliable Refineries

February 16, 2011 12:27 pm | by Chevron | Comments

The science used in a refinery is the same, from Richmond, Calif. to Cape Town, South Africa. So the best practices we learn at one facility apply to the all of Chevron's refineries. Standardization is just one reason our refineries run so reliably.

Coca-Cola Recipe Revealed?

February 16, 2011 11:32 am | Comments

A newspaper article from 1979 claims to reveal the recipe for Coca-Cola, but Marketing Professor Doug Bowman says the iconic soft drink is much more than a list of ingedients.


LPG Tanker Explosion

February 16, 2011 10:49 am | Comments

A tanker carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas exploded on a highway in western Turkey, injuring 21 people.


Spray-on Solar Panels

February 15, 2011 1:23 pm | by LabEquipment | Comments

Have you seen those big, bulky, breakable photovoltaic cells that now collect the sun's rays? Well, what if solar energy could be harnessed using tiny collectors that could be spray painted on a roof, a wall or even a window? The science of converting sunlight into electrical energy is...


Cracking Open a 19th Century Beer

February 9, 2011 6:23 am | by VTTFinland | Comments

A bottle of beer found in a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea is opened and analyzed at the VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland.

Dow Chemical Crushes Q4 Estimates

February 3, 2011 6:29 am | by FinancialNewsOnline | Comments

Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) reported Q4 EPS of 47 cents, much better than the 35 cents analysts were expecting. Revenue totaled $13.8 billion which was also well ahead of the $12.5 billion analysts had forecast. EBITDA was $1.9 billion, an increase of 30% vs.the year-ago period. Chairman and...

Dow Chemical Crushes 4Q Estimates

February 3, 2011 6:24 am | Comments

Despite the strong quarter, Dow Chemical's Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris said unemployment in the U.S., debt in Europe and inflation in emerging geographies could cause a reversal in momentum.

Egypt's Suez Canal Vital for Oil Shipments

February 3, 2011 6:10 am | Comments

The cost of shipping oil could increase dramatically if access to the Suez Canal and Suez-Mediterranean pipleine is hampered by the uprising in Egypt.

Govt.:Cut Sodium, Fat; Add Fruits, Vegetables

January 31, 2011 12:28 pm | by AssociatedPress | Comments

The federal government is updating its dietary guidelines in hopes of combating the rampant obesity plaguing the nation's adults and children. (Jan. 31)


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