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Oil and Gas extraction industry - Developments due to "green issue"?

I would like to know how the whole "going green" debate has affected an invasive industry such as oil and gas extraction. Are there any innovations that make it less invasive? Any regulations that companies can only extract so much? Do oil extracting companies follow a code of conduct?

Asked By: 12CupsOfCoffee - 3/26/2009
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Yes there is. There is some amazing work being done here in Alaska where oil is really the lifeblood of the state. We have many oil producers here and the strictest of environmental standards and highest expectations of the oil producers to be good stewards of our land. One of the ways the producers are helping to keep... More
Answered By: frank m - 3/26/2009
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some cars company's like Honda and Ford are trying to make car engines get a lot more millage with the gas. or hybrids which run on e-85 which is only 15% gasoline.
Answered By: hippie dude - 3/26/2009
 
Is this a homework question????
Answered By: red face - 3/26/2009
 
They calculate how to extend the life of the oil well. Yes but mostly just to keep U supplied. These people are some of the best Eng there are so they are trying every thing to keep us supplied.
Answered By: JOHNNIE B - 3/26/2009
 
none whatsoever... More
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Answered By: getsome - 3/26/2009
 
The lies of the greenies have caused price rises, shortages, and massive Additional costs of producing ENERGY.These nutters have no idea of the number of deaths their causing through green ideology.
Answered By: advocate172000 - 3/26/2009
 
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