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Renewable Energy as the alternative to Fossil fuel

There has been excitement and scrambling for the new source of energy in recent years and the need to find alternatives to fossil fuels. Over the years, the Fossil fuel have served the world for millions of years from the early man when he started striking stones to create fire and using firewood as his source of energy. The...

PDO to use solar to displace gas in thermal EOR work

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) plans to use a solar plant to displace natural gas in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) efforts in Amal oil field.The 1,021-Mw Miraah plant in southern Oman will generate an average of 6,000 tons/day of steam. PDO said Miraah will save 5.6 trillion btu/year of gas used to create steam for thermal EOR.Groundbreaking will occur later...

Chinese firm launches training center in Kenya to promote technology transfer

The China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which is carrying out the construction work on a new East African railway line in Kenya, on Tuesday launched a training center for local employees in the country's coastal town of Voi.The CRBC Technology Transfer Training Center aims to provide training for unskilled workers, and pass on new skills to those already...