Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal
As the Russian atomic energy agency gradually took charge of a company that controls one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States, a stream of cash made its way to the former pres...
New 'nano-reactor' biomaterial catalyzes hydrogen biofuel
By hiding a modified enzyme inside a virus, researchers have created a new biomaterial capable of efficiently catalyzing the production of hydrogen.
The Impossible Just Happened In Texas...They Were Actually Paying People To Use Their Electricity.
In the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, the mighty state of Texas was asleep. The honky-tonks in Austin were shuttered, the air-conditioned office towers of Houston were powered down, and the wind ...
Officials say death toll in Ukraine mine blast reaches 32
Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32 with one person unaccounted for.
Coal mining
The goal of coal mining is to obtain coal and sometimes other resources from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Stee...
Coal mining - Wikipedia
Hydrogen production
Hydrogen production is the family of industrial methods for generating hydrogen. Currently the dominant technology for direct production is steam reforming from hydrocarbons. Many other methods are ...
Hydrogen production - Wikipedia
Natural gas
Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed when layers of buried plants, gases, and animals are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years. The energy that the plants originally obtained f...
Natural gas - Wikipedia
Oil shale industry
Oil shale industry is an industry of mining and processing of oil shale—a fine-grained sedimentary rock, containing significant amounts of kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds), from...
Oil shale industry - Wikipedia
Petroleum production
The petroleum industry includes the global processes of exploration, extraction, refining, transporting (often by oil tankers and pipelines), and marketing petroleum products. The largest volume produ...
Petroleum production - Wikipedia
Uranium mining
Uranium mining is the process of extraction of uranium ore from the ground. The worldwide production of uranium in 2012 amounted to 58,394 tonnes. Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia are the top three p...
Uranium mining - Wikipedia
Lolland Hydrogen Community
Denmark's first full-scale wind-Hydrogen energy plant and testing facility, the Lolland Hydrogen Community, began operation in May 2007. It is also the European Union's first full-scale Hydrogen Commu...
Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal
As the Russian atomic energy agency gradually took charge of a company that controls one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States, a stream of cash made its way to the former pres...
New 'nano-reactor' biomaterial catalyzes hydrogen biofuel
By hiding a modified enzyme inside a virus, researchers have created a new biomaterial capable of efficiently catalyzing the production of hydrogen.
The Impossible Just Happened In Texas...They Were Actually Paying People To Use Their Electricity.
In the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, the mighty state of Texas was asleep. The honky-tonks in Austin were shuttered, the air-conditioned office towers of Houston were powered down, and the wind ...
Photoelectrochemical cell
Photoelectrochemical cells or PECs are solar cells that produce electrical energy or hydrogen in a process similar to the electrolysis of water.
This type of cell electrolizes water to hydrogen an...
Officials say death toll in Ukraine mine blast reaches 32
Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32 with one person unaccounted for.
Hofmann voltameter
A Hofmann voltameter is an apparatus for electrolyzing water, invented by August Wilhelm von Hofmann (1818–1892) in 1866. It consists of three joined upright cylinders, usually glass. The inner cylind...
Johnny Ramensky
Johnny Ramensky MM, also known as John Ramsay, Gentleman Johnny, and Gentle Johnny (6 April 1905 – 4 November 1972) was a Scottish career criminal who used his safe-cracking abilities as a commando du...
Breaker boy
A breaker boy was a coal-mining worker in the United States and United Kingdom whose job was to separate impurities from coal by hand in a coal breaker. Although breaker boys were primarily children, ...
Breaker boy - Wikipedia
2004 Argentine energy crisis
The Argentine energy crisis was a natural gas supply shortage experienced by Argentina in 2004. After the recession triggered by the economic crisis and ending in 2002, Argentina's energy demands grew...
Sulfate crust
Sulfate crust is a zone observed in the axial (central) parts of burning coal dumps and related sites. It is a zone built mainly by anhydrous sulfate minerals, such as godovikovite and millosevichite....
Hurrying
A hurrier, also sometimes called a coal drawer or coal thruster, was a child or woman employed by a collier to transport the coal that they had mined. Women would normally get the children to help the...
Hurrying - Wikipedia
Lease automatic custody transfer unit
A Lease Automatic Custody Transfer unit or LACT unit measures the net volume and quality of liquid hydrocarbons. A LACT unit measures volumes in the range of 100-1000 BOPD. This system provides for th...
PROX
PROX is an acronym for PReferential OXidation, and refers to the preferential oxidation of a gas on a catalyst.The catalyst preferentially oxidises carbon monoxide (CO) using a heterogeneous catalyst ...
History of the oil shale industry
The history of the oil shale industry started in ancient times. The modern industrial use of oil shale for oil extraction dates to the mid-19th century and started growing just before World War I beca...
History of the oil shale industry - Wikipedia
Torrefaction
Torrefaction of biomass, e.g., wood or grain, is a mild form of pyrolysis at temperatures typically between 200 and 320 °C. Torrefaction changes biomass properties to provide a much better fuel q...
Million standard cubic feet per day
Million standard cubic feet per day (sometimes million metric standard cubic feet per day) is a unit of measurement for gases that is predominantly used in the United States. It is frequently abbrevi...
Uranium mining in Namibia
Uranium mining in Namibia is of considerable importance to the national economy. In 2011, Namibia was ranked as the 4th largest producer of uranium worldwide, behind Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia....
Uranium mining in Namibia - Wikipedia