News tagged with oil

UN sends team to clean up Bangladesh oil spill

The United Nations said Thursday it has sent a team of international experts to Bangladesh to help clean up the world's largest mangrove forest, more than a week after it was hit by a huge oil spill.

Dec 18, 2014
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New York state bans fracking

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would ban hydraulic fracking in New York State, citing health concerns about the controversial oil and gas drilling technique.

Dec 17, 2014
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Taking a production well's pulse

Oil companies are having problems finding out how much each of their wells is producing. Researchers believe this can be solved by providing each well with its own frequency.

Dec 12, 2014
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Bangladesh oil spill 'threatens rare dolphins'

Bangladesh officials warned Thursday that an oil spill from a crashed tanker is threatening endangered dolphins and other wildlife in the massive Sundarbans mangrove region, branding the leak an ecological ...

Dec 11, 2014
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Researchers stymied by hackers who drop fake clues

It's a hacker whodunit. Researchers say they have a wealth of clues—but no clear answers—as to the identity of those behind a series of newly discovered cyberattacks targeting Russian and Eastern European embassies, oil ...

Dec 10, 2014
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