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According to United States Geological Survey (USGS), Wolfcamp Shale and overlying Bone Spring Formation in the Delaware Basin part of Texas and New Mexico's Permian Basin province contain a vast quantity of continuous oil and natural gas resources.

Huge hole full of water appeared a few days ago in the Siberian region, which has caused much surprise to scientists because of its size.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 15:14

TAPI: a pipeline initiative that moves on

This past summer, a step forward was taken for the realization of the Trans-Afghan natural gas pipeline project, also known as TAPI. TAPI is an ambitious $7.5 billion project, that aims in trasferring natural gas from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India. Even though it has to overcome many obstacles due to the unstable political and economic conditions in the involved countries, TAPI can have major geopolitical effects in the area.

Scientists from Duke University measuring methane levels, the main component of natural gas, produced by leaks and contributing to global warming, have conducted a new research in Washington, D.C.

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