Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hydraulic fracturing: A continuing economic benefit

In light of the recent decrease in domestic oil productions, the excesses in natural gas have left many wells locked up to cater to future oil demands. As a result, the U.S. has been importing less oil than before and … Continue reading

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Books for the real world: More than theoretical jargon

“The content of most textbooks is perishable, but the tools of self-directness serve one well over time.” –Albert Bandura     Since time immemorial, textbooks have been considered to be worthy vehicles for education. Every page contains a wealth of … Continue reading

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REPOST: Asia’s sea pirates target treasure of marine fuel

In world news , CNN talks about Asia’s sea pirates’ attempt to acquire the contents of Malaysian-registered tanker Zafirah.     (CNN) — The Malaysian-registered tanker Zafirah was exactly the kind of ship pirates love. Slow, unguarded and steaming in … Continue reading

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The science of cleaning deviated holes

Sometimes, a hole’s angle of inclination can greatly affect the way by which it can be cleaned. As a matter of fact, deviated holes—those which are identified as having an inclination over 30 degrees—is considered to be much more difficult … Continue reading

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