There are 2.4 million miles of natural gas pipelines in U.S. Laid end-to-end, that infrastructure would wrap around earth 96 times.The big pipelines are mostly in rural areas, but they do pass through cities.
The unrest in the Middle East continues to spin the oil market. After Libya erupted into violence, the price of a barrel shot up to heights not seen in over two years.Oil is still flowing from Libya, but a ripple in the Middle Eastern oil supply creates waves all over the world."
Based on a document obtained through WikiLeaks, The Guardian reports that Saudi Arabia can't pump enough oil to keep fuel prices stable.The cables, released by WikiLeaks, urge Washington to take seriously a warning from a senior Saudi government oil executive that the kingdom's crude oil re
Last spring, a website called Helium reported breathlessly that BP's release of methane gas into the Gulf of Mexico would not only poison the water, the fish and the neighborhood, but it also very possibly could trigger "a world-killing event" — perhaps releasing a "mammoth undersea methane bubble"
Hundreds of employees of a solar panel factory in Massachusetts are looking for new jobs after the company announced that it's moving the plant to China.Three years ago, Massachusetts wooed Evergreen Solar to locate in a former Army base in Devens that had been converted into an office park, hoping
In a case that is every bit a 21st century crime both in terms of what was stolen and how, thieves in Europe have made off with about $40 million worth of carbon emission permits.The permits are issued in Europe to try to fight global warming.
For four hours Tuesday night, investigators from the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) laid out their working theory about what happened April 5, just before a West Virginia coal mine exploded and 29 miners were killed.And they went through the explosion scenario step-by-step in a