Andrea Rossi, the inventor and energy behind the E-Cat was interviewed by Gary Hendershot and Sterling Allan for the Smart Scarecrow Show last Saturday the 14th of January 2012.  The headline remark was Mr. Rossi has sent prototypes to the Underwriters Laboratories (UL).  As best can be determined, that remark is in the past tense. […]

Petroleum reservoir fracturing is set for a major improvement with new technologies going to work miles down from the surface and then out horizontally.  Called fracking, the process uses pressure to break into oil and natural gas rocks and prop channels for the petroleum products to flow back out.  Thus huge new supplies of oil […]

Bio diesel compared to ethanol is way behind in displacing petroleum products.  Add in the other middle distillates such as jet fuel and kerosene and the very small percentage looks even smaller.  Ethanol has been used for centuries and has a huge head start, but a new breakthrough at the U.S Department of Energy (DOE)’s […]

Gail the Actuary posted an article by Chris Cook a former compliance and market supervision director of the International Petroleum Exchange.  To say Mr. Cook has an inside view and solid understanding of the oil market and oil prices is an under appraisal. The answer to the headline question is – both.  But for nearly […]

A deposit in Nevada has the potential to make the U.S. self sufficient in lithium at a rate supporting building up to one million electric vehicles per year at current use per vehicle. That’s the estimate of Jay Chmelauskas, President of Western Lithium who said in a company press release, “As an electric car owner, […]

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