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and Energy News - Includes recent news posts relating to the oil industry,
energy sources, alternative energies, and fuel for heating and transport
Energies news subcategories include - Ethanol
Branson Gives Billions - Richard Branson is a larger than life kind
of man, with self promotion skills that are better than most. At a recent
"Clinton Global Initiative" meeting in New York, Branson said
he would commit $3 billion over the next ten years to solving the energy
problems that the world has.
and the Economy - Here's another energy news story but about coal
and it's importance and the reliance we have on it.
Pipeline Crisis - Apparently pipelines used to carry oil in Alaska
are getting to the point where they are in serious need of repairs caused
Grant for LPG Conversion - Amid rapidly increasing fuel prices The
Australian government have started offering grants of up to $1000 for
new vehicles and up to $2000 for existing vehicles to have LPG gas fuel
Future of Hybrid Cars - One of the worlds largest car makers and
leader in the hybrid car market Toyota Motor Corp has released plans
to make hybrid vehicles that can have it's batteries recharge by a standard
power outlet found in the home.
Oil Prices - With Geopolitical developments making the oil markets
jittery, oil has hit a high of $78 a barrel. Among the many challenges
for cheaper oil is the worsening Israel and Lebanon fighting. Speculators
are fearing that the conflict could spread to other countries in the
troubled Middle East region.
Prices Rise Again - American oil prices reached a new high of $75.40
a barrel on Wednesday before easing back to $75.19, which is an increase
of $1.26 taking the price to 26% higher than it was a year ago.
Prices Affecting Business - Fuel prices are now not only having
an effect on how much we drive our cars but also on what products we
Offshore Wind Farm Approved - The alternative or green energy sector
is growing with a proposal to build the biggest wind farm in the US
being approved and will hopefully go ahead with construction in about
4 years time. Environmentilist groups have called for studies to be
done on how local wildlife will be affected before construction begins.
Cuts & Petrol Prices in Australia - Australia's petrol prices
are climbing to AU$1.50 and rising with motorists feeling the added
cost each week.
Ethanol Solve the Oil Problems? - With the price of oil always moving
up and America admitting it's addicted to oil, alternative fuels have
become a hot topic. Ethanol fuel has become one of the hottest, with
millions of dollars being invested in farms across the United States.
But is it really as clean and green as some investors are hoping?
in Green Fuels Usage - In 2005 the usage and sale of green fuels
more than doubled according to Clean Edge a research and publishing
Turn To Clean Energy - Current total investments into the clean
energy market are climbing fast, with some markets pushing up to 5%
which rivals the 10% total spent in some areas such as oil and pharmaceuticals.
Oil Prices Rise - Instability in major oil producing countries like
Nigeria and Iraq is unsettling the oil markets, with the price of crude
rising for the second day in a row in New York.
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