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China set to become world’s biggest oil importer

China is poised to overtake the United States as the world's leading oil importer in October, part of a long-term trend that is forcing the Asian giant to find new supply sources including Canada to fuel its economy.<p>Chinese crude imports will exceed those of the United States for the first time on …

Eat breakfast if you want to reduce your risk of coronary heart disease

Skipping breakfast can raise your chances of developing heart disease, new research suggests.<p>During the 16-year study, 7.3% of participants who …

10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

Shazam for Aquaman? This App Decodes Sounds of the Deep Sea

Deep under the North Sea, an orchestra of transformers, choke manifolds, pumps and valves whirs an improvised subsea symphony. The audience is a …

North Sea

Chevron hits oil in U.S. Gulf near Anadarko discovery

Chevron Corp. said it struck oil at a deepwater well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico just 19 kilometres (12 nautical miles) from another discovery announced last week by partners Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and ConocoPhillips.<p>Chevron said on Monday the Walker Ridge Block 98 well in the Coronado prospect …

The World Has More Oil And Gas Than Anyone Thought

The EIA has upgraded its estimates of worldwide oil deposits by 11% thanks to shale.<p>It also boosted its shale gas estimates 10%, and combined with earlier U.S. results, said there's now 47% more known amounts of gas deposits.<p>The agency had never fully studied worldwide shale oil deposits, but now …

Oil

Jackson Katz: Violence against women—it's a men's issue

Take a Look Inside a Tiny Nuclear Reactor

This year Westinghouse will begin fuel tests for its Small Modular Reactor (SMR), a downsized system that puts out 225 megawatts.<p><b>On the tail of getting the go-ahead</b> from the federal government to build the first new nuclear reactors in the U.S. in over 30 years, Westinghouse is aiming small. This …

General Electric aims to improve fracking

One of America's corporate giants is investing billions of dollars in the new boom of oil and gas drilling, or fracking. General Electric Co. is opening a new laboratory in Oklahoma, buying up related companies, and placing a big bet that cutting-edge science will improve profits for clients and …

Subsea Separation Tops List of Subsea Technology in Demand

by Karen Boman<p>Rigzone Staff<p>Thursday, June 06, 2013<p>Subsea separation ranks as the most targeted technology for rapid development and application due …