Monthly Archives: December 2012

Forbes: Sasol’s Answer to the Natural Gas Highway: Convert the Fuel

In this Forbes article, Peter Kelly-Detwiler reports the South African company Sasol, Ltd’s intention to invest between $16 and $21 bn in an integrated gas-to-liquids (GTL) and ethane cracker complex in Westlake Louisiana. Read the article below: Two weeks ago, … Continue reading

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After Spill, Gulf Oil Drilling Rebounds

In this article from The Wall Street Journal, Tom Fowler reports the boosted oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, belying assumptions of derailed explorations following the Deepwater Horizon Disaster. After a steep drop in oil production in the wake … Continue reading

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American oil boom: An oil supply surplus outpacing consumption

  A global oil boom is in the offing and the United States appears positioned at the very center of the new oil revolution. Thanks in part to policies, but bigger credit goes to rapid development in technology that now … Continue reading

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Gamechanging Natural Gas Tech Gets Green Light

This article talks about a new natural gas technology that brings the world closer to tapping gas hydrates—the most abundant fossil fuel resource on Earth. In April, the U.S. Department of Energy and an international consortium of major oil and gas … Continue reading

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