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Top Five SciTech Connect Energy Articles of 2016

By: , Posted on: January 4, 2017

As we bid farewell to 2016, here’s a look back at the some interesting and thought-provoking Energy articles published on SciTech Connect this year. To review all the 2016 energy articles, please click here.

Hydrogen Could Become the New Fuel for Cooking – Here’s How

Hydrogen Could Become the New Fuel for Cooking – Here’s How

“Too much dirt,” says Justine about the difficulties of cooking with charcoal for her household of five. She’s a mother and market trader in the town of Sogakope in south-east Ghana, and referring to the soot that is produced because charcoal doesn’t burn completely. The reason she still uses it? “Cheap,” she shrugs. Read on

Location, Location, Location: Why South Australia Could Take the World’s Nuclear Waste

Location, Location, Location: Why South Australia Could Take the World’s Nuclear Waste

South Australia’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission has recommended the state investigate an international storage site for intermediate and high-level (spent fuel) nuclear waste. This coincides with the shortlisting of South Australia’s Barndioota Station as the federal government’s preferred site for storing domestic low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste. Read On

21st Century Challenges: Reconciling Energy Security with Sustainability and Affordability

21st Century Challenges: Reconciling Energy Security with Sustainability and Affordability

With a theme of ‘21st Century Challenges’, the aim of the Energy Systems conference was to provide thought-leadership and a platform for the debate on all aspects of the energy systems, and consider how new thinking and innovation can be effectively integrated into all aspects of the chain. Read on

Offshore Gas Hydrates Empowers Oil and Gas Professionals to Overcome Sophisticated Challenges

Offshore Gas Hydrates Empowers Oil and Gas Professionals to Overcome Sophisticated Challenges

We talk to Author Rudy Rogers about his motivation to write with Elsevier, and what inspires him in his work and research. Read more

When Will the Oil and Gas Industry Recover?

When Will the Oil and Gas Industry Recover?

I got a message from a student earlier today, asking if it was a good idea to do a Master’s degree in petroleum engineering, with an expectation that the oil and gas industry would have recovered at the point where he graduated. I can’t say when it will go back up, and neither can anyone else to any useful degree of certainty. If I could answer the question of when oil and gas processing will recover, I could make a lot of money… Read on

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