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Abiotic Conversion of Extracellular NH2OH Contributes to N2O Emission during Ammonia Oxidation

October 31st, 2017

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Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02360

Changes in Glucose Fermentation Pathways as a Response to the Free Ammonia Concentration in Microbial Electrolysis Cells

October 31st, 2017

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Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05620

Effects of Sulfide Concentration and Dissolved Organic Matter Characteristics on the Structure of Nanocolloidal Metacinnabar

October 31st, 2017

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Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02687

Research aims to help renewable jet fuel take flight

October 30th, 2017
The International Air Transport Association predicts that 7.2 billion passengers will fly in 2035, nearly doubling the 3.8 billion in 2016. So how do we make flying easier on the environment? Instead of petroleum, researchers have now developed new processes to ramp up production of bio-based fuel made from corncobs and wood chips.

Lukoil starts eighth Vladimir Filanovsky well

October 30th, 2017

Lukoil pushed oil production at Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea to 16,500 tonnes/day with the completion of the field’s eighth well. 

Brazil’s presalt rounds draw $1.9 billion on six blocks

October 30th, 2017

Brazil’s second and third presalt tender rounds held on Oct. 27 drew signature bonuses of $1.9 billion on six of eight blocks offered. Unlike concession regime rounds, production-sharing contract rounds are unbiddable and set in advance. Government profit-share rates were the primary factor in the bids, says Wood Mackenzie Ltd.

Cub Creek reports flow on Wattenberg pad

October 30th, 2017

Privately held Cub Creek Energy, Highlands Ranch, Colo., has achieved average initial 30-day production of 2,404 boe/d from seven wells drilled on its Haley pad in Wattenberg field, Weld County, Colo.

WEA, IPAA seek injunction against BLM venting, flaring rule

October 30th, 2017

The Western Energy Alliance and Independent Petroleum Association of America jointly sought injunctive relief for their members from impending compliance dates in January under the US Bureau of Land Management’s venting and flaring rule.

MARKET WATCH: Brent crude reaches above $60/bbl

October 30th, 2017

Benchmark crude oil prices on US and London markets rose on Oct. 27 with Brent crude oil rising above $60/bbl for the first time in more than 2 years.

How nanoscale patterning can decrease metal fatigue

October 30th, 2017
Fatigue due to repetitive strain is the leading cause of failure in metal components and structures, but new research shows how crystalline structures called nanotwins can slow the accumulation of fatigue-related damage.
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