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Saudi Arabia’s Petroleum Minister: ‘Oil is a Force for Good’

Much of the finger-pointing over low oil prices has been directed toward Saudi Arabia, but the kingdom's oil minister is not having it.

New Carbon Capture Plant Will Use Coal Exhaust to Get Oil From the Ground

This week, NRG announced the Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project, the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture power generation plant. This commercial-scale carbon capture…

Former Shell Chairman Criticizes Industry Inaction on Climate

"Climate change is a problem that absolutely must be tackled, and it is a very urgent problem and the longer we leave it…

Carbon Capture Technologies More Welcome in U.S., Norwegian Firm Says

Carbon capture and storage technologies, designed to reduce emissions, are getting a better reception in the U.S. than in Europe, according to Technology…

Shell Launches First Carbon Capture and Storage Project in Oil Sands

Shell recently announced that it will start construction on a $1.36 billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the Canadian oil sands.

North America on Top of Carbon Capture and Storage

Last week, the North American Carbon Capture & Storage Atlas (NACCSA), a joint effort between U.S., Canadian and Mexican governments, created the first…

Shell Touts Communities, Environment in Recent Sustainability Report

Can an energy company like Shell lead on environmental issues, community building and climate change? Read Shell's 2011 sustainability report and decide for…

Clean Coal: Pros and Cons

The people who still support coal, basically have one argument: that it’s a necessary evil, being the only source of energy within reach…

Ground Breaks for Large Carbon Capture and Storage Facility in Midwest

Last week a groundbreaking ceremony was held for what the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) describes as the nation’s first large scale CCS…

EPA Drops Water Protection to Encourage Clean Coal

In another stunning reversal, our American government appears to have taken another step away from its sworn duty to protect the American people…

Green Algae Meets Dirty Coal for Carbon Capture

An unlikely marriage of algae and coal-plants could become a reality through a company called OriginOil. The company helps algae growers with the incredibly difficult…

Putting the Clean Coal Dream to Bed

If you watched Green Bay defeat the Steelers last Sunday, chances are you also caught a glimpse of the new Chevy Volt commercial……

Canadian Firms to Design World’s First Carbon Capture Standard

In an attempt to bring some order to a fractured – and controversial – industry, two Canadian organizations have announced a partnership to…

Carbon Capture Technology Not Practical, Claims Study

As if the fossil fuel industry hadn’t had enough bad news recently, a new study out of the University of Houston concludes that…

Shell’s Gamesmanship: Governments Should Intervene in Carbon Markets

Expecting a full-blown global carbon trading market to emerge without the influence, intervention – or perhaps interference – of world governments is probably…