Shell Oil to rig – rig to race Formula 1

By | 2017-11-10T07:03:39+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ferrari, oil, Racing|Tags: , , , |

When I told a girlfriend I was going out on a Shell oil rig she scrunched up her face and quizzically asked why. If you ask people where they buy their gasoline, they will rattle off the name of their local gasoline station. Most people don't think about where the petroleum comes from that they [...]

Five Years; Stop Coal Plants, Gasoline Cars or else

By | 2017-07-30T15:31:02+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Coal, Emissions, Environment, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy Here's the frightening implication of a landmark study on carbon emissions: By 2018, no new cars, homes, schools, factories, or electrical power plants should be built anywhere in the world, ever again, unless theyre either replacements for old ones or carbon neutral. Otherwise greenhouse gas emissions will push global warming past 2ËšC [...]

How western oil giant BP broke its green promises

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:47+00:00 May 27th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Environment, Fossil fuels, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy After years of heralding it's green credentials, BP has quietly been selling off it's renewable energy investments and focusing solely on fossil fuels Oil giant BP spent millions of dollars telling the world it was moving “Beyond Petroleum” into renewables. Now it is quietly shifting “Back to Petroleum”, announcing the [...]

Peter Wells, Neftex, on the future of oil and cars

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:17+00:00 April 18th, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, carlist.com, Fossil fuels, oil, Politics, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Dr. Peter Wells is a Non-Executive director of Neftex. Neftex started earth modeling in 2003. The Neftex Earth Model now approaches full global coverage and has application to the Petroleum, Minerals, Finance, Groundwater and Publishing industries, and also to the emerging field of Carbon Capture and Storage. Wells talks about what the future supply of [...]