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Lac-Mégantic (7)

The unit-trains carrying oil from America’s Bakken oil fields, or the tar sands in Alberta, keep rolling. When will the Lac-Mégantic occur?

Train wrecks are only one dimension of this issue. 57 more words


Buy The Drip: Thousands Of Gallons Of Oil Spill Into Ohio River Upstream Of Cincinnati

Lately it is not just trains blowing up across the country in the ongoing effort to prove just how safer rail transport is for crude oil transit compared to pipelines: as citizens of Cincinnati found out this morning, their drinking water may come with an added kick after thousands of gallons of diesel fuel spilled out onto the Ohio River after an incident at a power plant early Tuesday. 322 more words

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Goodbye Moscow, Hello Moscow - March 1, 2006

Original in  Spanish March 1, 2006
Author: Carlos Ramírez Powell
Edited by S. Naylor

Since the end of WW II European dependence on soviet energy supplies has been a fact of life that everybody tries to forget nowadays. 748 more words


Using the BRE Pipeline Framework to execute maps dynamically

A couple of months ago I released the BRE Pipeline Framework v1.5 (since superseded by v1.5.1) to CodePlex.  One of the new features in this version of the framework is support for dynamic transformation.  2,906 more words


Gazprom's Ukraine problem just got worse

Moscow’s destabilization of Ukraine is hurting the Russian state-controlled energy giant Gazprom, and disrupting Russian president Vladimir Putin’s gas-led strategic plans in Europe.

Gazprom’s share price has surged by 6% over the last week, but rather than confidence in the company’s future, the spike seems to suggest a gentle correction following an across-the-board plunge in Russian shares since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine in February. 338 more words

Richard Kinder pays himself $1 a year -- poor guy only made $1 billion this week

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Kinder Morgan (KMI), which operates some 80,000 miles of oil and gas pipelines through a network of separate entities strung together by its billionaire chairman and chief executive, Richard Kinder, is consolidating under one corporate roof.

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