This week, regular Libyan forces wearing crisp new fatigues and riding in Humvees took up positions in the capital, Tripoli, and ordinary Libyans ran into the streets to cheer the unfamiliar troops as liberators.
Colorado will become the first U.S. state to limit methane emissions from the production of natural gas and oil, addressing an issue that climate watchdogs say is a downside of the boom in hydraulic fracturing.
After studying chemistry at Shanghai’s Fudan University, Jane Chuan and Wang Youqi pursued doctorates in the U.S. She got hers from what’s now the University of Buffalo in 1988, the year they married. Wang graduated in 1994 from the California Institute of Technology.
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., the nation’s largest oil refiner, had restored production at 32 oil wells at Tahe field in northwestern China as of Aug. 16, parent China Petrochemical Corp. said in its company newsletter today. It had previously shut 33 wells at the field following the worst flood since 2002, according to the newsletter.
Pan American Energy LLC said 43 percent of the wells in its Cerro Dragon field are operational and the reservoir is producing 54 percent of the oil equivalent that it was before construction workers occupied the plant.
Deep Earth Energy Production Corp., a closely help developer, is planning Canada’s first geothermal power plant that will tap into heat resources underneath oil and natural gas fields in Saskatchewan, according to Chief Executive Officer Kirsten Marcia.