Energy

The Amount Of Water Injected In Conventional Oil And Gas Production Exceeds Fracking By 10X

High-volume hydraulic fracturing, colloquially called fracking, injects water, sand and chemicals under high pressure into petroleum-bearing rock formations to recover previously inaccessible oil and natural gas. While it was experimented with since the 19 ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 15 2019 - 6:14pm

Prototype Reactor Turns CO2 Into Formic Acid, Pure Liquid Fuel

The prototype of a catalytic reactor, an electrolyzer, uses carbon dioxide as its feedstock and produces high concentrations of formic acid, pure liquid fuel.  In tests, the new electrocatalyst reached an energy conversion efficiency of about 42%. That me ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 3 2019 - 10:19am