The United States now produces about as much crude oil as Saudi Arabia does, and enough natural gas to export in large quantities. That's thanks to hydraulic fracturing, a mining practice that involves a rock-cracking pressurized ...
Jul 21, 2015 in Environment
A promising approach to fuel production that would reduce costs, energy use, and carbon dioxide emissions
New findings released by MIT researchers could help energy companies implement a long-recognized process for converting heavy, high-sulfur crude oil into high-value, cleaner fuels such as gasoline without using hydrogen—a ...
Jul 20, 2015 in Materials Science