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Researchers use machine learning to aid oil production

Skoltech scientists and their industry colleagues have found a way to use machine learning to accurately predict rock thermal conductivity, a crucial parameter for enhanced oil recovery. The research, supported by Lukoil-Engineering ...

US oil price plummets: What does it mean?

U.S. oil prices plummeted below zero at the close of market Monday, a historic first for the commodity. As dwindling demand caused by COVID-19 shutdowns pushed storage facilities to their brink, the price per a barrel dropped ...

Satellites map the global flow of oil

Demand for oil has collapsed due to the coronavirus pandemic just as supply is about to strengthen because of a dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia. As a result, oil prices have sunk to levels not seen since 2002.

Piracy takes greater toll on small Persian gulf energy exporters

Tanker traffic through the Strait of Hormuz can decline for up to two years after a piracy attack, a new Duke University study finds, but the adverse effects of the slowdown are far greater on some Persian Gulf countries ...

Experts: Trade wars bad for US and global energy security

Policy that raises barriers to international trade does not bode well for U.S. and global energy security, according to a new research paper by experts in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University's Baker Institute ...

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