Posts Tagged with "gas"

Photos Show Destructive Impacts Of Steam Injection At Chevron Oil Well, California Officials Forced To Intervene

Thursday, August 25, 2011

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Even after a sinkhole filled with poisonous gas, super-heated steam and hot water opened up beneath 54-year-old Robert David Taylor, killing the veteran oilfield worker, Chevron continued its use of steam injection at Well 20 near Taft, CA. Then a major eruption occurred just a few weeks later at the same well, finally prompting California [...]

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RAN’s Position On Hydrofracking

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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RAN’s Position On Hydrofracking

We have grown increasingly concerned about the prevalence of hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking,’ a technique used to mine natural gas. We’ve watched movies like Split Estate and Gasland, which explain the serious health risks associated with fracking, and we’ve been hearing and reading about thousands of people across the US who are turning out to [...]

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Chevron Needs To Get To Work

Monday, October 11, 2010

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Why did we get to work to clean up Chevron stations today as part of the 10/10/10 Global Work Party? The answer is pretty simple: Chevron refuses to clean up its own messes, so we wanted to set a good example for the company to follow. According to a new scientific analysis released last month, [...]

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Around the Horn

Sunday, August 27, 2006

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The Feds are inching toward getting completely behind ethanol as a solution to fossil fuels. They’re forking over $1.4 million to some Purdue researchers to genetically develop a tree species that can be row-cropped in fallow farmland for the production of cellulose, the sugar-containing component required for ethanol production. California does it’s part for restoring [...]

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Lagos Explodes

Saturday, May 13, 2006

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Horrible reports coming this morning from Nigeria. A gas pipeline exploded killing between 150-200 people after a leak in the pipeline caught fire igniting scores of people scavenging for fuel to sell. An explosion of this type doesn’t leave a pretty picture and hundreds of bodies were found with a 3 mile radius of the [...]

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