Natural Gas Papers

  • Consol Energy New Entrants Substitutes

    1053 words, 5 pages

    New entrants provide a number of potential macroeconomic effects that effect companies in different markets in different ways. Generally speaking new entrants boost competitive pressures by bringing new product capacity into play and through actions to build market share. The key aspect with new entrants is the seriousness of threat of entry depends on barriers to enter and the expected reaction of firms to entry. Barriers to enter exist when it is difficult for newcomers to enter a particular market. Another reason is when a new entrant’s small sales volume puts it at a price/cost disadva

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    Qatar Essay

    7993 words, 32 pages

    KAZAKH - BRITISH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY Faculty of economics and management Basics of Economics Prepared by Shin Zhanna Checked by Jumasseitova Assel Almaty 2010 Qatar has a very strong economy, benefitting greatly from its petroleum sector compared to a small population. Many programs to diversify the economy have been lau

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    Gdf Suez Analysis

    2633 words, 11 pages

    I. Presentation of GDF SUEZ GDF SUEZ resulted of the merger between the gas own-state company, Gaz de France and the private energy group SUEZ. This allowed the new company to be nowadays one of the world leaders in energy and environment sectors thanks to its position across the entire electricity and natural gas chain. The company defined 4 main goals of its activity that are meeting energy needs, ensuring the security of supply, fighting against climate change and maximizing the use of resources. II. INTERNAL ANALYSIS a. Strategic Analysis 1. Resso

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    Hydraulic Fracturing

    2683 words, 11 pages

    Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environmental Repercussions History Hydraulic fracturing first appeared in 1903 but it was not until 1949 until it was used for commercial purposes for the first time. Although natural gas has shown promise in terms of an energy alternative to oil, it has been surrounded by controversy over environmental concerns for many years now. Over the past four decades geologist and engineers have been working towards developing a more economically efficient process in an attempt to address these environmental concerns. One strategy includes reu

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    The Pennsylvania Act 13 Of 2012

    1001 words, 5 pages

    Briefly, in two to three paragraphs, answer the following: What is Pennsylvania Act 13? Compare it to Vermont’s May 2012 legislation: http://www.leg.state.vt.us/docs/2012/Bills/Intro/H-464.pdf. Compare these with the New York State decision on local control of fracking found in Doc Sharing at . The Pennsylvania Act 13 of 2012 enacted stronger environmental standards authorized local governments to adopt an impact fee and built upon the state's ongoing efforts to move towards energy independence as unconventional gas development continues. Amo

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    Environmental Impact Assessment

    1001 words, 5 pages

    1. Information about EIA. EIA stands for the Environmental Impact Assessment which is an information gathering exercise that carried out by the developer as well as other bodies. Before making up mind to begin with any development projects, this assessment allows a Local Planning Authority to understand more about the environmental effects of a particular development. [1] Referring to the [2], it tells that EIA is an important planning tool in order to ensure fully optimal use of nature resources for a sustainable development in a particular place. Also, EIA also descr

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    Fracking

    1268 words, 6 pages

    I struggled to frame my comments to Deborah's article so that those of you reading them would be able to relate to them as my family does. We own what was intended to be a weekend home in the northeastern corner of PA, a mile or so from the Upper Delaware River. My mother, upon my father's death, moved up there permanently, and we sit adjacent to a corner of Wayne county in PA where drilling is already underway, having been fast-tracked by the incoming governor after the 2008 elections. This is a difficult issue. On the one hand, we are being told to use less foreig

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    Bolivia Country Risk Analysis

    1271 words, 6 pages

    Bolivia is one of the least developed and poorest countries in Latin America and one of the most isolated countries in South America. Bolivia’s socialist leader, Evo Morales, was elected because of his involvement with the anti-globalization movement. He has reduced poverty within the country, redistributed wealth, and has nationalized a significant amount of the energy sector. He has promised to favor domestic consumption of natural gas over export. He is supported mainly by the poor majority who mostly reside in the western highlands. The population residing in the ea

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    Fracking: Environmental Health

    1359 words, 6 pages

    What is Fracking? Fracking is the process of natural gas mining in which streams of water and certain chemicals are pumped at high pressures into the underground rocks containing the natural gas and petroleum to force the gas to the surface, from where it can be collected. This process is also known as hydraulic fracturing drilling, (Mooney, 2011). The process had previously been exempted from the list of water pollution causes. However, recent studies have shown a link, though minor, of not only water pollution but also air pollution to the process. Ground and air monitoring equipment have

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    Methane Hydrate

    1510 words, 7 pages

    Methane hydrate isn't a familiar term to the majority, but it is gaining reputation in the energy division. Some believe there is enough methane in the form of hydrates to provide power for hundreds, possibly thousands, of years. "The energy content of methane in hydrate form is immense, possibly exceeding the combined energy content of all other known fossil fuels," according to the Energy Department. Are gas hydrates the answer to the nation's energy problems? Methane hydrate is similar to a solid constituent, and initiates burning when there is a fire near it. Water is still present after

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    Push To Go Green

    1498 words, 6 pages

    The big push nowadays is for companies to go green. Scientist are conducting studies and are finding out that industry is hurting their local and surrounding environment. However some industries are looking at going green in their respective environments. What are some of the ways that that these companies are demonstrating this? We will take a look at two energy producing companies that have taken the initiative to develop ways to go green. These two companies are merely examples and they are Prometheus Energy and Grid Point. What are the firms’ respective industries? Prometheus is

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    Tuba Tuba Fruits

    1775 words, 8 pages

    CHAPTER I BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Gasoline oils are very much in demand in the Philippines, especially in the transports companies and local oil companies. These companies heavily depend on foreign gasoline oils or imported oils for adequate supply and are spending not only billions but trillions of dollars for the import of gasoline oils. The Philippines rank among the oil importing countries, garnering 0.77% of the world’s import share and practically imports more than 90% of the countries requirements. Given the outlook for the continuing economic crisis of the country, one will assume

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