Monthly Archives: May 2009

Making it easier to use natural gas

The bulky cylindrical tank in the back of a pickup or the trunk of a car has been a nuisance for drivers of natural gas vehicles. That may soon change. Since 2007 a truck in Kansas has been using a … Continue reading

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Alberta’s other energy

Deep coal beds underlie cities like Calgary and Edmonton in Alberta. The amount of energy in this coal rivals the energy contained in the oil sands. This energy can be realized at the surface through a process of “underground coal … Continue reading

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Beating the drum for natural gas – again!

What will the United States do with it’s newfound wealth in natural gas. This wealth, combined with bio-fuels that are coming on line, makes energy independence a real possibility. And yet, the media focus seems to be on renewable energy … Continue reading

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