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Skyrocketing coronavirus levels in California sewage point to rapid spread of virus

Los Angeles Times Environment - Thu, 12/23/2021 - 07:53

Sewage data analyzed in Silicon Valley wastewater treatment plants confirms that the latest wave of coronavirus infections is sharply worse than the ones in the spring and summer.

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US exported record LNG volumes in first half of 2021

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
US liquefied natural gas exports surged 42% year over year to average a record 9.6 billion cubic feet per day in the first si -More
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PGNiG ends LNG deal with Sempra Energy, signs new one

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
Polish gas importer PGNiG has ended a sales and purchase agreement to buy 2.2 million short tons per year of liquified natura -More
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API: US crude inventories edged lower last week

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
US crude stockpiles slumped by 4.7 million barrels last week, while gasoline and distillate supplies plunged by 6.2 million b -More
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US refiners likely returned to profitability in Q2

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
The rebound in gasoline and diesel demand likely helped US oil refiners swing back to profitability in the second quarter, wi -More
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Before green hydrogen can boom, costs must come down

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
Big oil companies like BP, Shell and TotalEnergies are making big bets on green hydrogen as an energy source, but to make it  -More
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Haaland gives update on oil, gas leasing program review

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said during a Senate hearing on Tuesday that the federal oil and natural gas leasing program r -More
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Infrastructure bill hits additional snags

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
Senators working on a bipartisan infrastructure bill failed to reach a goal of finishing Monday and instead got hung up on wh -More
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Haynesville drilling, completions activity picks up

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
An increase in well completions, wells drilled and rig count in the Haynesville Shale, combined with higher natural gas price -More
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API Learning - eLearning Training on Demand

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
API Learning is a new user-centered training experience on an advanced and intuitive learning management system.
Categories: Industry Groups

86th Annual API Federal Tax Forum, Sept. 23-24, Houston, Texas

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
The Forum is one of the only legal conferences focusing on federal oil and gas taxation and is consistently praised by partic
Categories: Industry Groups

Laughter is life-giving. It makes you breathe.

American Petroleum Institute - 7 hours 9 min ago
Kristin Chenoweth, actor, singer
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Podcast: Drought threatens iconic plants. Lawns, watch out

Los Angeles Times Environment - 8 hours 23 min ago

Drought in the American Southwest is hurting saguaro cactuses and Joshua trees. And here come laws against ornamental lawns.

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A wolf hunt blew past its kill quota in February. Another hunt is coming this fall.

Washington Post Energy/Environment - 9 hours 24 min ago
Wisconsin, increasingly divided between rural and urban views, faces hard, contentious questions of how big its remaining wolf population should be.
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This giant 'inland ocean' is Southern California's last defense against drought

Los Angeles Times Environment - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 19:47

Diamond Valley Lake, an "inland ocean," is Southern California's prime defense against drought.

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Body size, digestive systems shape ungulate foraging

Science Daily -- Earth & Climate News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 17:37
Smaller-bodied ruminants forage primarily for the highest energy intake, while equids -- which tend to be larger -- choose to forage in areas close to surface water, with less attention to forage condition.
Categories: All/General, Climate

The pulse of the Dead Sea

Science Daily -- Earth & Climate News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 17:17
Researchers have for the first time demonstrated a direct link between the decrease in the Dead Sea's water table, evaporation and land subsidence.
Categories: All/General, Climate

A naturally inspired, reusable system that purifies water and builds itself

Science Daily -- Earth & Climate News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 17:16
In nature, the interaction of molecules at the boundary of different liquids can give rise to new structures. These self-assembling molecules make cell formation possible and are instrumental to the development of all life on Earth. They can also be engineered to perform specific functions -- and now, a team of researchers has leveraged this opportunity to develop a material that could remove persistent pollutants from water.
Categories: All/General, Climate

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