Tag: oil


Bats inspire detectors to help prevent oil and gas pipe leaks

January 30, 2020

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

By mimicking how bats use differing wavelengths of ultrasound to detect objects, hunt, and avoid predators, engineers have developed a new system that combines two separate types of radiation, fast neutrons and gamma rays, to detect corrosion — a major […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Politics Fuel Changing Prices

June 27, 2018

Via: ENR

Washington was a key driver of second-quarter energy costs, with political actions and regulatory intervention affecting power sources from oil and coal to solar and wind. In May, U.S. crude reached $70 per barrel—for the first time since November 2014. […]