Some workers at oil and gas sites where fracking occurs are routinely exposed to high levels of benzene, a colorless gas that can cause cancer, according to a study by the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety.
Intelligent system that predicts when alarms might be triggered could greatly improve the management of industrial plant
A*STAR researchers have developed an anticipatory alarm system based on dynamic models of industrial processes using concepts similar to extreme weather forecasting.
Franek Hasiuk grabbed a little red ball and said it's not every day you pick up Mars.
WWF has welcomed a move by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to expel member companies that have failed to keep even their most basic promises to the sustainability body.
(Phys.org) —Researchers have designed droplets using a technique that could have applications for everything from extracting oil from wells to creating makeup and food.
Spanish energy firm Repsol began searching for oil Tuesday in the waters off the Canary Islands, a top holiday destination, despite objections from environmentalists and the local government.
(Phys.org) —Los Alamos scientists published an article in the scientific journal Nature Chemistry that could offer a big step on the path to renewable energy.
Better warning systems that alert motorists to a collision, make banks aware of the risk of losses on bad customers, and tell oil companies about potential problems with new drilling. This is the aim of AMIDST, the EU project ...
Thinking about buying a new plug-in vehicle? You may want to check the size of its battery first.
(Phys.org) —The North Sea oil and gas industry's pursuit of new oil reserves has contributed to a greater understanding of where life exists on Earth and may even help us look for life on other planets.