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Technology Explained North America

A Cleaner Future for Heavy Oil Extraction

Climate change has raised questions about the future of carbon-intensive industries, including the development of unconventional oil reserves. But emerging technology from Canada is proving that heavy oil extraction can be made cleaner without imposing major costs on producers or the environment.
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Hot Spot North America

Oil Production Surges in Texas

In spite of the recent decline in oil price, rig count, drilling permits and well completions, with an estimated 1.284 Bb of production in 2015, Texas is expected to break historical records for crude oil production.
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Money Really Isn’t Everything

The story of the infamous Koch brothers is both riveting and cringe-inducing, a painful confirmation of everything your mother told you about the evils of money, its power to destroy families and corrupt the soul. (Sons of Wichita, Daniel Schulman, Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group.)
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Q&A North America

Putting Science into Policy

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) set up the Geoscience and Energy Policy Office in Washington, D.C. in 2005. Edith Allison, Director of the Office since 2012, explains its role.
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