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Renewable Energy FutureRenewable Energy Future

The renewable energy future is like the start of a new era. Sooner or later we would have to be dependent on only the renewable resources of energy for our needs. The drive for the same has already started but we still have a long way to go. If you would look into the past, you would see that the renewable energy has been talked about in the light of global warming and the apprehension of exhausting or non-renewable energy only around the start of the 20th century. But if we...

China Petroleum PipelineChina Petroleum Pipeline

The China Petroleum Pipeline was signed into agreement between China and Kazakhstan in 2003 and became known as the Kazakhstan-China oil pipeline. During this period, China kept their continual agreements with other Central Asian countries, and by the year 2007, China joined with the Turkmenistan and signed into agreement with the China National Petroleum Corporation to begin construction on the pipeline. The significance of this pipeline according to the China National Petroleum Corporation was that with the consistent flow of the Turkmen gas production that their country would meet their energy...

Residential Construction Cost EstimateResidential Construction Cost Estimate

A residential construction cost estimate is provided by a home builder to a potential home owner before the construction process begins. The residential construction cost estimate covers all aspects of a home's construction, from permitting to blueprints to equipment and materials costs, as well as labor. A residential construction cost estimate is needed before any agreement between a builder and home owner can be completed. Without a residential construction cost estimate agreed to, the home builder would be able to put any price tag on a house they build. A residential...

Uranium Mining CompaniesUranium Mining Companies

Uranium is a radioactive element which comes from the actinide group. Uranium acts like a fuel in the nuclear power plants. The extraction of uranium from earth's crust is called as uranium mining. The uranium mining works as open-pit mining due to its volume-intensive and low concentration nature. Since the resource is rare, the uranium mining is carried out in a few countries throughout the world. Uranium mining took its peak during the World War II. Strangely enough, the mining companies were unaware about the 'value' of by-product of uranium....

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Roughneck Definition Derrickman

If you are thinking about getting a job within the oil industry, one of the positions you will often find is that of a derrickman. You will also see this written as two separate words on occasion - as derrick man. You may also see it advertised for...

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