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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2013-01-14 02:49:33 -0800 | green-news

World Food Program warned that 1.5 million Haitians, recovering from natural disasters, face food shortages well into 2013. Haiti has been hit with a drought, Tropical Storm Isaac and Hurricane Sandy in the past six months, a U.N. statement issued...
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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2012-06-19 19:32:48 -0700 | political-news

More than 20 percent of the world's undiscovered, technically recoverable conventional oil is in South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. government says...Geological Survey released a report on world oil and natural gas estimates.
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Source: United Press International

Manila :: Philippines | updated 2012-06-13 23:49:51 -0700 | disasters-news

An island in the South China Sea where a Philippines naval vessel confronted Chinese fishermen is China's territory, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday. Liu Weimin, speaking at a regular news briefing, said the Philippines government should discuss Huangyan Island's...
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Source: United Press International

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2012-06-12 22:13:53 -0700 | business-news

Russian energy companies need to respond to challenges presented by shale natural gas developments in the United States, the Russian president-elect said...In terms of shale natural gas, the United States is among the world leaders, however, with at least 827...
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Source: United Press International

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2012-06-07 15:13:34 -0700 | political-news

A California nuclear power plant won't restart until officials figure out the cause of equipment problems, the head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said. The San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California has been shut down since Jan. 31,...
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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2012-05-09 12:24:31 -0700 | business-news

Exxon Mobil said "an unprecedented level of investment" is needed to keep pace with the growing global demand for oil and natural gas. U.S. supermajor Exxon expects overall global energy demand to increase 30 percent of its 2010 levels in...
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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2012-02-10 02:44:43 -0800 | technology-news

The U.S. electric grid is a prime target for cyberattacks, a new study warns. Cybersecurity vulnerabilities can arise from weaknesses in personnel, processes, technology and the actual physical environment, says, the "Future of the Electric Grid" report by the Massachusetts...
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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2012-01-11 10:44:20 -0800 | technology-news

It's not hydraulic fracturing that poses a threat to groundwater but rather certain aspects of drilling operations, a Texas study concluded. Some U.S. states and European countries have prohibited the use of hydraulic fracturing -- known as fracking -- to...
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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2012-01-08 13:32:14 -0800 | business-news

Energy efficiency and new technology are expected to lead to a sea change in the international oil use, a consultant said. A report from industrial consultant company Ricardo Strategic Consulting concluded that oil demand in 2035 is expected to be...
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Source: United Press International

Calgary :: Canada | updated 2011-12-11 17:23:18 -0800 | business-news

Rejecting the planned Keystone XL pipeline from Canada won't reduce global carbon emissions or diminish the chance for oil spills, an editorial argues. Canadian pipeline TransCanada wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline to carry oil from tar sands projects...
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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2011-12-13 00:37:29 -0800 | travel-news

A study highlighting developmental abnormalities in fish in the Gulf of Mexico indicates oil contamination isn't just a human problem, an advocate warns. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences determined that exposure to oil...
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Source: United Press International

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2011-11-18 12:25:39 -0800 | political-news

The world faces an "extraordinary array" of challenges but the United Nation stands ready to help deal with them, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. Speaking to reporters ahead of next week's start of the world body's annual General Assembly session, Ban...
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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2011-11-07 21:49:05 -0800 | political-news

Oil and natural gas contractor Halliburton announced it was looking to develop a greener process to coax natural gas out of shale formations. The United States, Poland and Ukraine are world leaders in shale gas deposits, with analysts saying those...
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Source: Merced Sun-Star

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2011-10-11 22:55:38 -0700 | business-news

Food prices could level off at the end of the year because farmers are seeing less demand for corn and are expecting a big crop...Department of Agriculture says farmers expect 940 million bushels to be left over when the harvest...
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Source: United Press International

Upi :: Philippines | updated 2012-11-01 21:11:18 -0700 | political-news

Pennies at a time, improperly calibrated gas pumps are costing Canadian drivers millions of dollars each year, a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. study showed. Federal documents from the Measurement Canada agency seen by the broadcaster show gas stations overcharged drivers by...
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