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Fire Ice – A Huge Energy Resource

    It is a huge energy resource that China and US are investigating. The B.C. government is trying to sell natural gas to China, but the Chinese already have “fire ice,”   wrote Crawford Kilian in the Tyee. http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2016/07/05/Fire-Ice-Could-Burn-Christy-Clark/Continue reading

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What Gets More Expensive When Oil Prices Rise

  Plastic About 40% of an oil barrel yields gasoline; the rest generates a variety of other petroleum-based products, according to the Department of Energy. Anything made out of plastic is derived from petrochemicals–chemical products made from petroleum–and therefore, its … Continue reading

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Congressman Dennis Kucinich on the rising price of gasoline

It’s time to get serious about the rising price of gasoline.   Protecting Consumers from Oil Speculation     The price of gas has skyrocketed. An average gallon of gas cost $3.85 in Ohio. A barrel of oil costs 103 … Continue reading

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T. Boone Pickens: Let’s transform energy — with natural gas

“In the history of America, we’ve never had an energy plan. We don’t even realize the resources that we have available to us.”    (T. Boone Pickens) The US consumes 25% of the world’s oil — but as energy tycoon … Continue reading

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