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Oil spills raise toxic arsenic levels in ocean


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Oil spills can raise levels of toxic arsenic in the ocean, creating an additional long-term threat to the marine ecosystem, according to new research. Arsenic is a poisonous chemical ... Read more...

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Oil spills increase arsenic levels in the ocean: Study


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new research has found that oil spills can increase levels of toxic arsenic in the ocean, creating an additional long-term threat to the marine ecosystem.Arsenic is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New mapping technology may pinpoint underground oil reserves more efficiently


January 31st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Researchers in MITs Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have developed technology that can generate such a map, which has the potential to pinpoint underground oil reserves ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technology to pinpoint underground oil deposits


January 29th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) MIT researchers have developed a technology that can precisely map huge underground oil deposits, significantly increasing crude extraction for easy transport. The new technology uses digital image compression ... Read more...

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Huge fire engulfs Sharjah port


September 20th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) A huge fire broke out in a major port in Sharjah in the early hours of Saturday, causing damages running into billions of dollars.The fire broke out at ... Read more...

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Oil-eating microbes give clue to ancient energy source


September 10th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): Scientists have said that microbes that break down oil and petroleum are more diverse than thought earlier, suggesting hydrocarbons were used as an energy source early in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Good or bad crude, blame it on bacteria in oil reserves


September 10th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Good or bad crude, blame it on anaerobic bacteria in oil reservoirs deep below the earth's surface, according to the latest discovery. Anaerobic bacteria are those which grow ... Read more...

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Researchers isolate microorganisms that convert hydrocarbons to natural gas


August 20th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Oklahoma in the US have been able to isolate a community of microorganisms that are capable of converting hydrocarbons into natural gas. ... Read more...

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UAE company to implement large scale emission reduction project


June 12th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates-based sustainable energy company Masdar has signed an agreement with infrastructure developer Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) to implement greenhouse gas reduction solutions at ... Read more...

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