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Author Archives: Sarah Terry-Cobo

BP official: Energy industry must incorporate more renewables (access required)

One of the world’s largest energy firms wants more oil and gas companies to make room for renewables. David Lawler, CEO of BP’s US Lower 48 onshore division, said the future of energy must include a carbon tax. It’s critical ...

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Fracking essential to oil and gas production, but risks remain (access required)

One of the most important advancements for the modern oil and gas sector has become a household curse word. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is crucial to producing petroleum and natural gas and transformed the U.S. industry in the last decade. ...

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Texas company aims to recycle wastewater from oil drilling (access required)

A San Antonio-based company is rolling out an oilfield technology aimed at recycling contaminated wastewater generated during production. This process could remove toxic chemicals from the wastewater so it can be reused in the drilling process, eliminating the need for ...

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