Monthly Archives: June 2014

Flue gas carbon removal: Skyonic’s approach

A new EPA ruling, just validated by the U.S. Supreme Court, is aimed at substantially reducing carbon dioxide emission in the flue gas from coal-fired power plants and other large coal-burning plants. In previous posts on this blog I have discussed … Continue reading

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Westlake MLP opens new chapter

Wow! How the U.S. petrochemical world has changed! The shale gas “revolution” has made the production of ethylene from ethane so profitable that a downstream integrated ethylene producer can now “donate”( well, actually sell, but under favorable conditions) some of his profits to investors in … Continue reading

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LPG for Fracking gaining ground

While hydraulic fracturing of shale continues to be a great success in the United States, with tens of thousands of new wells drilled every year for oil and natural gas production, popular resistance to this technology is gaining ground, according … Continue reading

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