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Launch video: South Africa's only Helium and Natural Gas production plant
 
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Blue Inc produced a video for Afrox and alternative energy company Renergen Limited to promote the signing of an historic agreement to extract Helium from South Africa’s only onshore Natural Gas field in the Free State.
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Let's transform energy -- by leaving natural gas in the ground: Jonathan Deal at TEDxStellenbosch
 
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In response to T. Boone Pickens' TED Talk, "Let's tranform energy -- with natural gas", Jonathan Deal questions the promotion of natural gas and shale gas mining as a viable solution to future energy security. He presents the harsh truths of climate change that lay ahead, and the numbers that would make pursuing natural gas simply stupid. With South Africa's fragile Karoo at the brink of being fracked for natural gas, Jonathan calls for citizens to ask their own questions and act on them, as he has. Karoo author, accomplished photographer and freelance journalist, Jonathan has, in his efforts to prevent an ill-considered rush to mine shale gas in South Africa, evolved into a passionate and tireless environmentalist as chair of environmental NGO Treasure Karoo Action Group. Under his leadership, TKAG has established a position as the official opposition to fracking in South Africa, and was recently recognized by Mail & Guardian as the winner of the NPO category in the newspaper's 'Greening the Future' Awards. About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Africa Energy Corp welcomes 'gigantic' discovery on its offshore South Africa block
 
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Garrett Soden, president and chief executive of Africa Energy Corp (CVE: AFE), speaks to Proactive London's Andrew Scott soon after announcing a significant gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects which is located on its Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa. Soden says the success at both the Brulpadda primary and secondary targets significantly de-risks four other similar prospects which have already been identified on the existing 2D seismic.
Coalbed Natural Gas Production
 
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Coalbed natural gas (methane) accounts for about 7% of the natural gas production in the United States. Exploring the Nature of Wyoming is produced by: University of Wyoming Extension Sustainable Management of Rangeland Resources http://www.uwyo.edu/uwe/programs/ag-and-natural-resources.html If you have range management questions we can help: http://www.uwyo.edu/uwesupport/ask_an_expert.html
Animated map of the major oil and gas pipelines in the US
 
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The United States is the world's largest consumer of oil, using over 19 million barrels a day in 2014. This high level of consumption wouldn't be possible without the 2.5 million mile network of pipeline used to transport the fuel from its source to the market. -------------------------------------------------- Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI Video On Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1bkB8qg Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data that appeals to the next generation of leaders – the digital generation.
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Imported LNG set to kickstart gas-to-power vision
 
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Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley speaks to Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer about imported liquefied natural gas initiating greater gas use in South Africa.
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Natural Gas Prospects in Africa: New technologies bring down cost of development
 
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The cost of developing natural gas is coming down dramatically for Sub-Saharan Africa, with the advent of new technologies. Discovered reserves of gas have also increased massively in recent years. But there remains significant challenges in making the most of these new sources. CGTN's Daniel Ryntjes reports from Washington. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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The Battle Raging In Nigeria Over Control Of Oil | VICE on HBO
 
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Nigeria may sit atop one of the largest oil reserves in the world, but the majority of the Nigerian people have seen little benefit from the multibillion-dollar industry. The government and global energy companies have been exploiting the resource for years, bringing poverty, pollution, and violence to the Niger Delta. And now the local militias fighting for oil control have made conditions even worse. Caught in the conflict are Nigerian citizens involved in the illegal oil market simply for survival. Oil theft is rampant, and the booming black market has transnational oil and gas consultants concerned about the effects on global oil markets. The government isn't too happy about it either. “All the oil that is sold around here, the government calls illegally refined products,” local oil businessman Don Wizaro told VICE News. And when the Nigerian military raids illegal oil operations, they slash containers, releasing oil into waterways, contaminating what the main source of fishing, agriculture, and drinking water. As the government continues its assault on illegal refineries and barges carrying stolen oil, local militias are retaliating. And one of the most notorious militias is the Niger Delta Avengers. They attack pipelines and infrastructure, significantly affecting both the environment and the economy. VICE correspondent Gianna Toboni heads to the heart of Nigeria's oil production to witness firsthand the fight over the control of oil in the Niger Delta. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo #VICEonHBO
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South Africa Shale Gas Exploration
 
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To discuss South Africa's lifting of a moratorium on shale gas exploration in the Karoo region, ABN's Samantha Loring speaks with Jonathon Deal, Chairman of Treasure Karoo Action Group, and Bonang Mohale, SA Country Chairman at Shell.
Views: 1170 CNBCAfrica
South Africa identifies harbours to service planned gas fields
 
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In South Africa, delegates at the gas options meeting in Cape Town have heard that two ports have been identified as hubs for the country's recently announced liquefied natural gas-to-power drive. Angelo Coppola reports.
Views: 69 CGTN Africa
Top 10 Largest Coal Producing Countries in The World
 
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Top 10 Largest Coal Producing Countries in The World.Top 10 Largest Coal Producing Countries in The World.Worlds most popular and main sources of producing energy is coal. About World's 40% Electricity is generated by coal. ✔Subscribe Us : https://goo.gl/ISxAU7 ✔Facebook : https://goo.gl/ZiIDiV ✔Twitter : https://goo.gl/Ke10sp ✔Google+ : https://goo.gl/s4NcpG ✎✎10. UKRAINE 95% Country's energy comes from coal. 65 Million Tons coal produced in 2013 ✎9. COLOMBIA Largest Coal producer in S.America. Exported to European Countries. High demand because of low sulfur in coal 86 Million tons coal produced in 2013 ✎8. KAZAKHSTAN 44.6 billion tonnes of coal Available here which is 3.8% of total world 400 Coal mines in Kazakhstan ✎7. SOUTH AFRICA Produces near 260 million tons sell 74 Million ton in 2012 Exports to Europe,China,India. About 31 Billion tons coal reserves in 2012 92% Coal produced Here in Africa. ✎6. RUSSIA 355 Million tons coal produced in 2012 3rd Largest Coal exporter Export 134 Million tons in 2012 Reserves about 157 Billion tons coal. ✎5. INDONESIA 386 Million ton coal produced here. 5.5 Billion tons coal reserves in 2012 ✎4. AUSTRALIA 4rth position for coal production 413 Million tons coal produced in 2013 Exports 90% of coal Reserves 76.4 Billion tons. ✎3. INDIA Produced 605 Million tons of coal about 8% of the worlds total Exports 160 Million tons of coal Estimated 60 Billion tons of coal. ✎2. THE UNITED STATES USA produced 13% of total coal production. Generate 922 Million tons in 2012-13 Consumes 11% of total World's Coal Largest Coal reserves about 237 billion tons ✎1. CHINA Largest coal producing countries in the world About Produce 3.7 Billion tons in 2013 Thats is 47% of World's Coal Consumes half of its production .
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Where Does All Our Oil Come From?
 
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We rely on oil to power our lives, but how do we go about getting it? How does oil even form? Read More: Fossil Fuel http://www.sciencedaily.com/articles/f/fossil_fuel.htm "Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons, primarily coal, fuel oil or natural gas, formed from the remains of dead plants and animals." If We Dig Out All Our Fossil Fuels, Here's How Hot We Can Expect It to Get http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/09/upshot/if-we-dig-out-all-our-fossil-fuels-heres-how-hot-we-can-expect-it-to-get.html?abt=0002&abg=1 "World leaders are once again racing to avert disastrous levels of global warming through limits on greenhouse gas emissions." How Oil Drilling Works http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/energy/oil-drilling4.htm "Once the equipment is at the site, the crew sets the rig up." How Hydraulic Fracking Works http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/energy/hydraulic-fracking.htm "With tumultuous gas prices and dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels at a high, there's a desperate need to find alternative energy sources" How do we get oil and gas out of the ground? http://www.world-petroleum.org/index.php?/Education/how-do-we-get-oil-and-gas-out-of-the-ground.html "Oil and gas can get trapped in pockets underground such as where the rocks are folded into an umbrella shape." A cleaner way to get petroleum out of oil sands http://www.cbsnews.com/news/new-process-washes-the-petroleum-off-oil-sands/ "The secret to business is buy low and sell high. Canadian holding company MCW Energy Group hopes to do that by economically separating the petroleum from oil sands and then selling it at market rates of double to triple the processing costs." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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GAS-WAR
 
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This is a not for profit short documentary addressing some of the affects of coal seam gas mining in Southern Queensland and The Northern Rivers NSW, Australia. Directed/DOP/Produced/Edited - Evan Malcolm Produced/Edited - Sara Momtazian Assistant Producer/2nd Camera - Melissa Nesbitt 2nd Camera/Effects - Rory Carmody
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IFC Oil, Gas & Mining Linkages in Mozambique
 
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IFC supports small businesses surrounding the Oil, Gas and Mining sectors in Africa by building linkages between clients and local small suppliers to build capacity, develop local procurement and meet world-class standards to ensure sustainability, increase competitiveness and growth. These programs have been implemented in Chad, Ghana, Guinea, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia as well as other developing countries globally.
OIL, GAS & MINES AFRICA EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE
 
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Leveraging the interest in the growing oil, gas and mining sectors in East Africa, the need for a dedicated event to help boost these sectors was in the offing. The first Oil, Gas & Mines East Africa is an international event that will feature a two-day conference and associated trade exhibition. It is aimed at providing a platform for professionals, companies and stakeholders to learn and understand the growth potentials of the countries in the East Africa region and showcase the newest products, services and technologies of companies in order to encourage business, improve their operations, and attract investment.
Views: 19 Omanexpo LLC
Shale Gas in South Africa
 
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(www.abndigital.com) When first discovered in the Karoo last year, shale gas was described as a game changer in South Africa's desperate search for energy sources and infrastructure. And with oil hovering at around $120 dollars per barrel, any energy discovery promises much needed relief. Joining us now on South Africa's shale gas discoveries is Dominic Goncalves, Frost and Sullivan Research Analyst for Africa.
Views: 853 CNBCAfrica
Process Gas Separation
 
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Generon IGS offers both PSA and membrane (high and low pressure) systems for non-air separation. Generon has experience with the following gases: Hydrogen, H2S, SF6, Natural Gas, and many more. Contact us for more information: 713-937-5200 - www.generon.com.
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Growing Offshore Oil and Gas industry - Part 1
 
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(www.abndigital.com) On Focus on Ports we focus on Africa's growing offshore Oil and Gas industry. With exploration on the west coast of the continent growing exponentially with indications that Africa's East coast may follow suit, South Africa is strategically positioned to respond to the rig repairs and servicing of off shore oil rigs and drilling equipment. Focus on ports looks at infrastructure and investment needed to respond to this market demand.
Views: 865 CNBCAfrica
Fracking for shale gas in South Africa: Blessing or curse?
 
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Is there a way to harness the positive power of fracking, reduce its negative impact and move towards a greener future? This video is based on the ISS Paper 'Fracking for shale gas in South Africa: blessing or curse?' Available here: http://www.issafrica.org/futures/publications/papers/fracking-for-shale-gas-in-south-africa-blessing-or-curse
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Mining in South Africa
 
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African countries have witnessed a mining boom in recent decade yet mining in South Africa is the main driving force behind the economy of the country. This is in stark contrast to the situation in Kenya where the news of the discovery of oil deposits in Northern region and coal in Mui basin, Kitui, marked the first major mineral discovery in the country since independence. Rosalia Omungo highlights the key issues that have raised the bar for this sector in South Africa, and some of the policy challenges Kenya can learn from to ensure the process of exploitation of the new mineral resource is a success. Connect with KBC Online; Visit our Website - http://www.kbc.co.ke/ Follow KBC on Twitter - https://twitter.com/KBCChannel1 Find KBC on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/kbcchannel1news/ Follow KBC on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/kbcnews_/ #KBCNewsHour
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Unearthing coal seam gas
 
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This animation provides an overview of the coal seam gas extraction process, from drilling the well to what happens to the extracted gas and water. Also explained are some potential impacts of coal seam gas development and the technique used to increase the rate of gas and water flow, known as hydraulic fracturing (fraccing). For more information about coal seam or shale gas and current research on the social and environmental impacts of Australia’s gas industry visit http://www.csiro.au/Outcomes/Energy/Energy-from-oil-and-gas/UnconventionalGas.aspx and http://www.gisera.org.au Video transcript available here: http://www.csiro.au/news/transcripts/YouTubeTranscripts/2014/Aug/Unearthing-coal-seam-gas.html
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Oil and Gas Sector in South Africa 2016 (South Africal Oil & Gas Alliance)
 
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Marcopolis.net Video Interview with Niall Kramer, CEO of SAOGA, also available here http://www.marcopolis.net/south-africa-s-oil-and-gas-sector-in-2016-overview-by-saoga.htm. "What we are looking at now in the short term is the LNG-to-power opportunity. That is going to be the next big opportunity for Southern Africa in terms of upstream oil and gas, especially in the Oil & Gas services sector where we operate." To read the full transcript of the MarcoPolis interview with Niall Kramer, CEO of SAOGA, visit Marcopolis.net http://www.marcopolis.net/forging-the-growth-of-the-oil-gas-industry-in-sub-saharan-africa-saoga.htm
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World’s Worst Air in South African Coal Community
 
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South Africa's coal-mining heartland has the worst air quality in the world, according to a recent study by environmental organization Greenpeace. The 12 large coal mines in this area make it the world’s hotspot for toxic nitrogen dioxide emissions. Residents and health experts say the effects of this are ruining their health and their lives. VOA’s Anita Powell went to the coal heartland of Middelburg, South Africa, and filed this report. Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/4764914.html
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Exploring Africa's Oil and Gas - Part 1
 
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(www.abndigital.com) The resource boom is one of main factors driving continued investor interest on the continent. According to a study by Tax & advisory firm, KPMG Oil reserves in Africa have grown by 120% and Gas reserves by 140% over the last 30 years. Guests: Paul Eardley-Taylor, Oil & Gas South Africa at Standard Bank, Norman Ndaba, Director of Energy Chemicals and Utilities at Ernest & Young, also in the discussion is Rajen Reddy CEO at KZN Oils and Dr Ali Abdullahi Vice President for Business Development at Tembo Petroleum. The four meeting minds debate the main factors driving continued investments in Africa.
Views: 2372 CNBCAfrica
Top 10 Biggest Economies in Africa in 2018 by GDP
 
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The richest economies in Africa have been revealed by the World Economic Forum through the data provided by the from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The full annual list, which was published in April 2018, analyses the "identifiable wealth" of all the countries in the world through the current prices of Gross Domestic Product, GDP. As it is known, the GDP is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period of time. See the 10 biggest economies in Africa, ranked in ascending order by wealth. 10. Cote d’Ivoire - $48.14 billion Cote d’Ivoire comes 10th with a total of $48.14 billion as the country’s GDP as at April 2018. Ivory Coast is among the world's largest producers and exporters of coffee, cocoa beans, and palm oil. Consequently, the economy is highly sensitive to fluctuations in international prices for these products and to weather conditions. 9. Ghana - $51.62 billion Ghana follows Cote d’Ivoire on the list with $51.62 billion according to the data from International Monetary Fund. Ghana is Africa's second-biggest gold producer and second-largest cocoa producer. It is also rich in diamonds and oil but in recent years, plunging oil prices have precipitated an economic crisis. 8. Tanzania - $56.66 billion Tanzania holds the eight position with a total of $56.66 billion as the country’s GDP. Tanzania is largely dependent on agriculture for employment, accounting for about half of the employed workforce. 7. Ethiopia - $85.66 billion Standing tall at the seventh position with $85.66 billion is Ethiopia. The country leads Tanzania with a total of $26 billion. Ethiopia’s economy is concentrated in the services and agriculture sectors. 6. Kenya - $88.27 billion Kenya holds on to the sixth position with a total GDP of $88.27 billion. The country is generally perceived as Eastern and central Africa's hub for Financial, Communication and Transportation services. 5. Angola - $119.43 billion Angola takes the difference in the country’s GDP to a new level with a total GDP of $119.43 billion. Angola occupies the fifth position on the list. For Angola, Subsistence agriculture provides the main livelihood for 85% of the population. Oil production and the supporting activities are vital to the economy, contributing about 45% to GDP and 90% of exports. 4. Morocco - $121 billion Angola is followed by Morocco which occupies the fourth position on the list with an interesting $121 billion as GDP. In Morocco, sales of fish and seafood join the industrial and mining sectors to contribute about one-third of the annual GDP. Morocco is the world's third-largest producer of phosphates and the price fluctuations of phosphates on the international market greatly influence Morocco's economy. 3. Algeria - $197.63 billion Number three on the list is Algeria with a GDP of $197.63 billion. Though the economy has diversified, the country's economy relies greatly on hydrocarbons (petroleum and natural gas). 2. South Africa - $370.89 billion Distinguishing itself on the table and holding on to the second position is South Africa. The country’s economy is valued with a GDP of $370.89 billion according to the IMF. The country has a mixed type of economy and tourism is one of the biggest revenue generating industries in South Africa. 1. Nigeria - $408.61 billion With a difference of $37.72 billion, Nigeria’s economy ranked the highest with a total GDP of $408.61. Nigeria is a middle-income, mixed economy and emerging market, with expanding manufacturing, financial, service, communications, technology, and entertainment sectors. In recent time, the agriculture and oil sector have contributed to the country’s economy. MUSIC CREDIT Song: Dizaro - YouMakeMe (Vlog No Copyright Music) Music provided by Vlog No Copyright Music. Video Link: https://youtu.be/wx6cdcDSR_8 SONG: Relax by Peyruis https://soundcloud.com/peyruis Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/NvCDF7iUgIA
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Fracking in Botswana
 
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Fracking is a highly controversial practise. Although it is an effective method of extracting natural gas, it is also a destructive and disruptive process. Fracking's detrimental effects have already been noticed in areas of long term operation and unfortunately for South Africa, these dangerous practises will soon be coming our way when fracking begins the Karoo. However South Africa is not the only country in Southern African to take this leap into hydraulic fracturing. Botswana has made provisions for shale gas extraction throughout the Kalahari landscape, even in some of the countries beautiful nature reserves. Contamination of ground water is one of the greatest concerns around fracking. Ground water not only an important resource for local communities but for the environment and its wildlife as well. We follow Jeff Barbee, a flimmaker and journalist, as he reveals both the effects of fracking and his findings in southern Africa.
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Southern Africa Regional Gas Development Project
 
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This video interview highlights lessons learned and best practices from the Southern Africa Regional Gas Development Project implemented by the International Finance Corporation, World Bank and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency. The project aimed to develop Pande and Temane gas fields in Mozambique, build an export pipeline from Mozambique to South Africa, and convert gas distribution network from coal gas to natural. The video profiles Somit Varma, Director and Global Head of Oil, Gas, Mining & Chemicals, IFC, and Felicia Swanson, Special Programs Officer, IFC.
Views: 1458 IEG WorldBankGroup
Mozambique signs oil exploration deals
 
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Mozambique has signed oil and gas exploration agreements as the country seeks to become a major exporter. The government signed the deals with US energy firm Exxon Mobil and Russia’s Rosneft on Monday. The agreements could lead to as much as 700 million US dollars of investment in Mozambique as the energy firms are expected to drill a minimum of 10 wells. According to the country's petroleum institute the government is also preparing to sign similar agreements with South Africa’s Sasol and It… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/09/mozambique-signs-oil-exploration-deals Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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How natural gas could be a geopolitical game-changer in the Mideast
 
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Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN It's a discovery that could easily shake up the geopolitical order in the Middle East. Deep under the eastern Mediterranean lies the largest natural gas basin ever found on Europe's doorstep. But the gas fields often coincide with disputed borders between rival nations. Our reporter Marine Pradel investigated this lucrative resource, which everyone wants a piece of. The billions of cubic metres of natural gas discovered in recent years off Israel, Egypt and Cyprus form what is now called the "Levantine Basin", the largest natural gas reservoir within easy reach of Europe. The first major deposit, known as Tamar, was discovered in 2009 off the coast of Haifa, Israel, by a consortium made up of Noble Energy (US) and Delek-Avner (Israel). Other gas fields were later discovered in the same zone of the "Levantine Basin": Leviathan (Israel), Aphrodite (Cyprus), but most importantly Zohr, in 2015 off the coast of Egypt: the largest gas field ever discovered in the Mediterranean, larger than all the others combined. It was found by the Italian oil giant ENI, which has already started to exploit it and is aiming to start production by the end of 2017. Meanwhile, Israel, supported by its US ally, is drilling away, driven by a free-market and idealistic vision: exploiting the gas will oblige the countries of the region to co-operate as business partners, which will in turn create peace and stability. But the gas under the Mediterranean Sea may also carry within it the seeds of new conflicts. On the divided island of Cyprus, it threatens reunification efforts. In Lebanon, its location - straddling the disputed maritime boundary with Israel - boosts the belligerent rhetoric of the armed Hezbollah group. It is hoped the gas could be worth billions of dollars, and all eyes are on the highly coveted European gas market, which Russia would like to keep for itself. Speaking to FRANCE 24 in Washington, the US Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs summarised the situation. “All of a sudden, it’s not just a bunch of fishermen that care about those waters. Suddenly, there’s billions and billions of dollars”, he explained. The stakes are certainly high. In total, nearly 3,500 billion cubic metres of natural gas could lie under the eastern Mediterranean, according to a study by the US Geological Survey. From Egypt to Syria via Lebanon, Israel and Cyprus, our reporter investigated this precious resource, a double-edged sword that awakens old Cold War reflexes and could well upset the geopolitical order of an already unstable region. Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en
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Dangote seeks to power Tanzania cement factory with natural gas
 
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Africa's biggest cement producer, Dangote Cement, is in talks with the Tanzanian government about using the country's natural gas to power its production plant. The government is said to be resisting a plea to buy the gas at less than market price. Last week Dangote suspended its operations in Tanzania, blaming technical issues. Lucy Taylor has more.
Views: 2963 CGTN Africa
Afriforesight Conference 2017 - Energy Debate: Powering South Africa's future
 
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Afriforesight’s 2017 conference brought together 4 of South Africa’s energy experts to present their views on the best option for South Africa’s energy future, in turn stating the case for coal, renewables, nuclear and gas, followed by an open forum question and answer time. The panellists were: Energy Debate Chairman: Salani Sithole MD at Royal HaskoningDHV (with substantial Eskom experience) Nucelar Energy: Ruby Ramatsui Senior Manager Strategic Support at NECSA Coal: Nzama Baloyi Vice President: Export Value Chain at Sasol Mining Renewable Energy: Mike Levington Managing Director Navitas Holdings Gas: Kishan Pillay Director of Research at Department of Trade and Industry
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Oil and Natural Gas Exploration in Eastern Africa
 
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(www.abndigital.com) East Africa is emerging as the new hot zone for oil and natural gas exploration, the potential of which could transform global energy flows along with some of the world's poorest countries. Joining ABN's Larry Madowo for more on this is Wanjiku Manyara, General Manager of the Petroleum Institute of East Africa.
Views: 5606 CNBCAfrica
IFC Oil, Gas & Mining Linkages in Africa
 
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IFC supports small businesses surrounding the Oil, Gas and Mining sectors in Africa by building linkages between clients and local small suppliers to build capacity, develop local procurement and meet world-class standards to ensure sustainability, increase competitiveness and growth. These programs have been implemented in Chad, Ghana, Guinea, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia as well as other developing countries globally.
Pros and Cons of Shale Gas with Jonathon Deal
 
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(www.abndigital.com) The South African economy is highly dependent upon electricity production for its industrial commercial and domestic energy needs. Large shale gas deposits could augment primary energy supplies to both the electrical and automotive power environments which dominate the South African energy economy. To speak to us about the pros and cons of using shale gas, ABN's Eleni Giokos speaks with Jonathon Deal, Chairman of the Treasure Karoo Action Group.
Views: 462 CNBCAfrica
Sasol ‘excited’ by South Africa’s gas-to-power prospects
 
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Energy and chemicals group Sasol has again indicated a desire to participate in South Africa’s upcoming gas-to-power programme, confirming on Monday that it had responded to the Department of Energy’s recent request for information and that it was also considering investment options along the entire gas-to-power “value chain”.
Views: 111 CreamerMedia
Natural gas environmentally worse than coal, says US law professor
 
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As indicated in President Jacob Zuma’s June State of the Nation Address, South Africa is serious about integrating natural gas into the country’s energy mix. This, however, could have unexamined consequences on South Africa’s contribution to global warming, as is the case in the shale gas-prominent US, according to US-based Lewis & Clark Law School associate professor of law Melissa Powers.
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Natural Gas Technical Analysis for March 01, 2019 by FXEmpire.com
 
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Natural gas markets rallied a bit during the trading session on Thursday, before showing signs of exhaustion... For the full article go to https://www.fxempire.com/forecasts/article/natural-gas-price-forecast-natural-gas-markets-struggle-again-555248 - Natural Gas Forecast March 01, 2019, Technical Analysis. Find more information about Forex and Commodities News (https://www.fxempire.com/news), Technical Analysis (https://www.fxempire.com/forecasts/technical), Fundamental Analysis (https://www.fxempire.com/forecasts/fundamental) and Brokers (https://www.fxempire.com/forex-brokers) on FX Empire (https://www.fxempire.com/).
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The High Cost Of Cheap Gas Sneak Preview: Botswana's Gas Rush
 
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Watch this trailer and excerpt from the full investigation into the latest science behind the fracking industry, from the gas fields of America to the deserts of Africa. While South Africa is hotly debating gas extraction in the Karoo desert, Botswana has quietly opened up vast areas, including delicate ecosystems, to unchecked development. This can have serious impacts on the rights of the people and the health of the ecosystems they depend on. This film uncovers what America's export of fracking  and natural gas technology means to southern Africa and the global community. Although it brings short term benefits to a few, damage to water resources, dangerous air pollution and contamination of plants and animals are the dirty secrets of this industry. Discover the hidden costs of the riches promised by cheap gas. Find the Whole Story: https://www.facebook.com/TheHighCostofCheapGas
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Zimbabwe: R55 Billion for Lupane Gas
 
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Zimbabwe: R55 Billion for Lupane Gas . - If you feel great, please support the author by subscribing to our channel to track the next video. You Should Watch It . Top things you need to know: https://goo.gl/LJjmmT . Latest news about Dumi Masilela: https://goo.gl/hk47HE . Latest news about Zodwa Wabantu: https://goo.gl/Xaujk5 You Should Watch It Subscribe Channel(Official) : http://goo.gl/UQo7mQ Twitter Official: https://twitter.com/dailynewstht Plus Official: https://goo.gl/m9kou6 Webiste: https://goo.gl/NVWbtx Subscribe Channel(Official) : http://goo.gl/UQo7mQ . ------------------------------------- #latestnewszimbabwe #zimbabwenews #BreakingnewsZimbabwe ------------------------------------- Subscribe Channel(Official) : http://goo.gl/UQo7mQ ASouth African mining company, Tumagole Consortium, says it is committed to investing R55 billion into the coal-bed methane mining project in Lupane.Tumahole Consortium officials, led by South African Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Mphakama Mbete, paid a courtesy call on Vice President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday.The company -- which has started working on the project under a non-binding contract -- said if it got a binding contract, it would invest more.Ambassador Mbete told journalists after the meeting that his country was keen on signing mining deals with Zimbabwe."The purpose of the meeting was to discuss with Vice President Chiwenga possible further investment with Zimbabwe in the mining area.Today, we have brought a company called Tumahole Consortium to meet the Vice President.They are into mining," he said.Natural gas reserves were discovered in the Lupane-Lubimbi area, Matabeleland North Province, a few decades ago, but commercial exploitation has not taken off.Exploration and pilot production works have since been conducted and proved that the resource can be exploited commercially for domestic and industrial use.Tumagole Consortium representative Mr Thapelo Tshephe said his company was ready to inject up to R55 billion into the Lupane gas project.He said the company intends to invest R100 million in the first two years."It is a very good project if we can be given the binding contract.We will be able to roll out at least R100 million in the next two years, although the total investment is about R55 billion."We already have commitments from South African banks.We will also get technical support from big companies like Sassol," he said.Mr Tshephe said Tumagole had started working on the project in anticipation of getting a binding contract."The meeting with VP Chiwenga was in line with the CBM project in the area of Lupane.We have already done some work there but we now need a binding contract," said Mr Tshepe."We will be able to supply gas to nine neighbouring countries.It will help Zimbabwe to become independent in terms of supply of electricity and petrol." Ambassador Mbete said Zimbabwe and South Africa were in talks on how to strengthen cooperation in all areas of development."Talks began as
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Fracking Hell: The Untold Story
 
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Find more Earth Focus content at https://www.linktv.org/earthfocus An original investigative report by Earth Focus and UK's Ecologist Film Unit looks at the risks of natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale. From toxic chemicals in drinking water to unregulated interstate dumping of potentially radioactive waste that experts fear can contaminate water supplies in major population centers including New York City, are the health consequences worth the economic gains? Marcellus Shale contains enough natural gas to supply all US gas needs for 14 years. But as gas drilling takes place, using a process called hydraulic fracturing or "fracking," toxic chemicals and methane gas seep into drinking water. Now experts fear that unacceptable levels of radioactive Radium 226 in gas development waste. Fracking chemicals are linked to bone, liver and breast cancers, gastrointestinal, circulatory, respiratory, developmental as well as brain and nervous system disorders. Such chemicals are present in frack waste and may find their way into drinking water and air. Waste from Pennsylvania gas wells -- waste that may also contain unacceptable levels of radium -- is routinely dumped across state lines into landfills in New York, Ohio and West Virginia. New York does not require testing waste for radioactivity prior to dumping or treatment. So drill cuttings from Pennsylvania have been dumped in New York's Chemung and other counties and liquid waste is shipped to treatment plants in Auburn and Watertown New York. How radioactive is this waste? Experts are calling are for testing to find out. New York State may have been the first state in the nation to put a temporary hold on fracking pending a safety review, but it allows other states to dump toxic frack waste within its boundaries. With a gas production boom underway in the Marcellus Shale and plans for some 400,000 wells in the coming decades, the cumulative impact of dumping potential lethal waste without adequate oversight is a catastrophe waiting to happen. And now U.S. companies are exporting fracking to Europe.
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U.S.: Natural Gas and Polluted Air - nytimes.com/video
 
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Garfield County is at the heart of Colorado's natural gas gold rush. Residents there complain of air quality problems. Related Article: http://nyti.ms/eoXbtU Please visit http://nyti.ms/f0KIIY in order to embed this video. Watch more videos at http://nytimes.com/video
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What is Palladium?
 
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Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy talking glossary of financial terms and events. Our word of the day is “Palladium”. Palladium is an important component in electronics, and is used in many new technologies such as fuel cells. As a commodity, it has drawn the attention of investors because it is not easily substituted, and is an important component of catalytic converters. Palladium, platinum, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium form a group of elements referred to as the platinum group metals. It is a metal used in many types of manufacturing processes and is found in electronics and industrial products. Palladium is an element found in the periodic table (atomic number 46), and is considered to be rare. The majority of the world's supply comes from mines located in the United States, Russia, South Africa and Canada. More than half the annual global demand of about 10 million ounces for palladium is from the automobile sector, while a quarter is used in other industries and in dentistry. Physically backed exchange-traded funds account for some demand, and about 4% of demand comes from jewelry. Car sales in China, the world's biggest auto market, are expected to grow by 11% this year to reach 24 million units out of the global total of 88.5 million, according to industry consultancy Frost & Sullivan. It expects U.S. sales to climb about 4% to almost 16 million. Barclay’s analysts say the Chinese government's plans to phase out 6 million old and environmentally unfriendly vehicles will create demand for 1.5 million passenger cars this year, which would further support the price of palladium. Palladium is also used in cars powered by natural gas, which is a growing niche offering in emerging markets such as India. Brazil, India and Russia are expected to experience robust auto-sales growth this year. India car sales in 2014 are expected to rise 10% to 3.2 million units. By Barry Norman, Investors Trading Academy
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Ghana to sign natural gas import agreement with Equatorial Guinea
 
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Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo plans to sign an agreement to import liquefied natural gas from Equatorial Guinea. This came during his three-day visit to the Gulf of Guinea petroleum producer. Though an oil and gas producer in its own right, Ghana has in the past struggled to ensure reliable power production for a growing domestic market. Equatorial Guinea, meanwhile, is exploring the possibility of selling a portion of its LNG cargos to its African neighbours. A statement from Akufo-Addo's communications director said the president was expected to sign a framework document with his counterpart to import LNG for five years. The deal is part of a broader strategy by Ghana's to boost supplies to fuel power plants. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Coal Seam Gas - The Fight For Our Lives - Spread Virally
 
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Coal seam gas mining (CSG) is developing rapidly in New South Wales and Queensland and is commencing in other states. The legal and administrative protections are inadequate to ensure that public health is not harmed and that environmental damage does not leave a legacy for generations. The public health responsibilities of state and federal governments are to prevent harm by careful scientific assessment of possible hazards, their risks and methods of prevention. Therefore they deal particularly with clean air, clean water and uncontaminated food. Industry and state governments have frequently reassured the public that there are no dangers from CSG to water supplies and to their health. But what is their evidence? Overseas health concerns are emerging. A ban on shale gas mining in France and moratoriums in parts of the USA and South Africa are recent developments. The United States Environmental Protection Authority has begun a comprehensive study to investigate the potential adverse impacts that hydraulic fracturing may have on water quality and public health. There are differences between shale gas mining -- the predominant process overseas, particularly in the US -- and coal seam gas mining in Australia, in the depth of drilling and the volume of water brought to the surface, but there are health impacts common to both: the potential for contamination of water for drinking and agricultural use and for air pollution around wells. Hydraulic fracturing (fracking), often used in the mining process, involves the pressurised injection of a large volume of water, as well as chemical additives, into rock. The large volume of saline water returning to the surface contains injected contaminants and those leached from rocks and sediments. Nearby aquifers, ground water, soil and air may be contaminated. Some chemicals used in mining or leached from underground into water have the potential to harm human health given sufficient dose and duration of exposure, and this potential harm includes increased risks of cancer and other serious long-term outcomes. In a recent submission to the Senate Inquiry into Management of the Murray Darling Basin and the impact of CSG mining operations, Doctors for the Environment Australia has highlighted these concerns, recommending application of the precautionary principle, putting in place protections until sufficient research can be undertaken to adequately document health risks. Food quality and security is essential for good health. Agriculture, already under threat from more severe and prolonged drought conditions associated with climate change, will be further compromised by the CSG industry. As the industry expands, the vast quantities of water diverted from agricultural use to CSG operations and the loss of productive cropland may well diminish Australia's ability to feed itself and the world. Water and air pollution, water shortages, permanent degradation of productive agricultural land and loss of livelihood and landscape, all have mental health consequences for communities living in a gas field. The CSG process can divide previously close-knit rural communities, increasing tension and disharmony, impact on local economies, and threaten other industries such as tourism. But climate change is also an important health issue, and the carbon footprint of CSG over coal is said to be lower. Does this override other considerations? Not at all. Proper monitoring of fugitive emissions is needed to enable accurate comparisons with coal. The International Energy Agency has warned that there is a danger that over reliance on CSG will delay the vital transition to renewable energy. What needs to be done to protect human health? In any new development, health should be an integral part of the assessment process. State Departments of Health should have had a major role on the safety of a CSG development via a health risk assessment process. This is not currently happening in each state, and logically there should be one best practice national process. Adequate information is needed to support risk assessment and health protection and this is largely lacking. Greater transparency of industry practices and improved monitoring would start to fill this gap. There is a strong case for an independent, national Health Impact Assessment process, providing a uniform regulatory framework for the industry in all states and territories. While these protections are being developed, the precautionary principle should be exercised to recognise potential harms and err on the side of caution with any new CSG development. Human health relies on the maintenance of a healthy environment, clean drinking water, secure food production, the cohesion of community and family life. The new gold rush represented by coal seam mining should not be allowed to endanger these basic health needs of Australians.
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Tanzania government proposes to have mining firms renegotiate their contracts
 
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Tanzania is keen on having pass legislation that will force all mining, oil and gas companies to renegotiate their contracts. The Government wants the country's natural resources to bring more benefits to its people. But private companies say they already pay their fair share of tax. Dan Ashby looks at the proposal. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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South sudan seeks new oil, and gas, investors
 
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Corobrik's carbon emissions projects
 
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Corobrik is committed to sustainable manufacturing with low environmental impact. It is the only company in South Africa with registered emission reduction projects. One of these projects involved a fuel switch conversion from coal to natural gas and through this have dramatically lowered their carbon footprint.
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Rice husk gas generator in South Africa supplied by Zibo Zichai New Energy
 
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Zibo Zichai New Energy Co., Ltd, one of the Global Leaders in the field of Diesel, HFO and Gases(coal gas, natural gas, biogas, biomass gas, syngas etc.)to Energy Solutions since the last 50 years, having exported our power generation systems to more than 50 Countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.
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Newsroom: Karoo fracking
 
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Shale gas exploration plays a major role in energy production in countries across the world and could have the same impact in South Africa. However the process of actually commencing fracking operations seems to be moving at a snail pace. There are also still a number of issues that certain groups within the country feel need to be addressed. They include questions like: Can the Karoo landscape handle it? What would the impact be on the water sources? Last week The Treasure Karoo Action Group announced that they will write to Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, to request a breakdown of his 100-million-rand budget for fracking. During his budget speech, Nene said 108-million-rand would be allocated to prepare for shale gas mining. The Treasure Karoo Action group is a non-profit organisation aimed at promoting awareness, transparency, accountability and justice around the issue of shale gas in South Africa. Joining us is Jeanie le Roux the Director of Operations for the group For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SABCNewsOnline?lang=en Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SABCNewsOnline
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How To Use Condensed Natural Gas - CNG Alternative Fuel
 
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How To Use Condensed Natural Gas - CNG Alternative Fuel // Compressed natural gas (CNG) (methane stored at high pressure) is a fuel which can be used in place of gasoline, diesel fuel and propane/LPG. CNG combustion produces fewer undesirable gases than the aforementioned fuels. In comparison to other fuels, natural gas poses less of a threat in the event of a spill, because it is lighter than air and disperses quickly when released. Biomethane – cleaned-up biogas from anaerobic digestion or landfills – can be used. CNG is used in traditional gasoline/internal combustion engine automobiles that have been modified or in vehicles which were manufactured for CNG use, either alone ('dedicated'), with a segregated gasoline system to extend range (dual fuel) or in conjunction with another fuel such as diesel (bi-fuel). Natural gas vehicles are increasingly used in Iran, especially Pakistan, the Asia-Pacific region, Indian capital of Delhi, and other large cities like Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata—as well as cities such as Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, etc. Its use is also increasing in South America, Europe and North America because of rising gasoline prices. In response to high fuel prices and environmental concerns, CNG is starting to be used also in tuk-tuks and pickup trucks, transit and school buses, and trains. The cost and placement of fuel storage tanks is the major barrier to wider/quicker adoption of CNG as a fuel. It is also why municipal government, public transportation vehicles were the most visible early adopters of it, as they can more quickly amortize the money invested in the new (and usually cheaper) fuel. In spite of these circumstances, the number of vehicles in the world using CNG has grown steadily (30 percent per year).Now, as a result of the industry's steady growth, the cost of such fuel storage tanks has been brought down to a much more acceptable level. Especially for the CNG Type 1 and Type 2 tanks, many countries are able to make reliable and cost effective tanks for conversion need. We love all that there is to living and loving Arizona - Join us as we share places to go in AZ, tips & tricks for living AZ lifestyle & more! Our 3 vacation rental links below Windsor - https://t.hmwy.io/u1wGWjNgdT Scottsdale - https://t.hmwy.io/R8BHGJXgdT Lewis - https://t.hmwy.io/C5RT380gdT Book With Us: http://BrookeRosania.arbonne.com Website - http://www.BrookeAndBrooks.com Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/BrookeAndBrooksAZ Keller Williams Realty Professional Partners 7025 W Bell Rd #10 Glendale Arizona 85308 Each Office Independently Owned and Operate Equal Housing Opportunity
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