Economia

Geologists say a new survey shows an oilfield in west Texas dwarfs others found so far in the United States - but the low price of oil means it will be a while before rigs start pumping, a television station reported. The EIA said that, as crude oil prices recover and spending starts to move back into the US energy sector, a full-scale rebound is possible for inland resources.
  • Alaska Airlines tests unique biofuel

    Alaska Airlines tests unique biofuel

    Economia

    The flight, from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., was powered by a 20 percent blend of the new, sustainable biofuel produced by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance . That would be the equivalent of taking approximately 30,000 passenger vehicles off the road for one year. That could be doable: Gevo said that it believes ATJ "has the potential to offer the most optimized operating cost, capital cost, low carbon potential, ...
  • Supermoon lights up sky

    Supermoon lights up sky

    Economia

    When the full moon is at perigee - the point nearest to earth - it appears up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter in the sky. This is the closest the full moon has been to earth in 68 years, but it is not the closest on record.
  • Hundred of Israelis protest against Netanyahu policies

    Economia

    The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, also congratulated Trump and said he hoped "that peace will be achieved during his term". The Israeli government and opposition's enthusiasm stems, perhaps, most likely from Donald Trump's campaign promise to be Israel's "closest friend", overturn decades of USA foreign policy and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, move the American embassy from Tel Aviv and take a different approach to Israel's settlement-building in the occupied ...
  • Elon Musk Makes Surprising Claim About New Tesla Solar Roof

    Economia

    Elon Musk is being reported as the main man behind this merger and now he's the head of it. According to Wall Street Journal , its been since June that Mr.Musk first proposed the merger, he had campaigned with typical showmanship to persuade shareholders in both companies to support and go ahead with the plan.
  • What to Buy and Skip on Black Friday

    Economia

    Friday, but it will allow individual stores the option of opening on Thanksgiving. Brick-and-mortar stores have lots of competition, much of it from online retailers. The list below is of stores not open Thanksgiving Day , and is much longer. Black Friday has traditionally been the kickoff to the critical holiday shopping season.
  • NOAA's GOES-R weather satellite all set to be launched

    Economia

    It's the first of three satellites being built to replace the aging United States weather satellite system. Japan's Himawari-8 satellite uses a almost identical imager to the one that will be aboard GOES-R. That should improve tracking and over time make for more accurate landfall predictions. A second, unrelated issue also contributed to the delay. "Today's launch continues that partnership and provides the basis for future collaboration in developing advanced weather satellites".
  • Trump agrees to pay $25M to settle 'university' lawsuit

    Economia

    UPDATE, 9:48 AM: Daniel Petrocelli might want to remind his client Donald Trump that the proposed $25 million settlement in the Trump University fraud case has not actually been approved by the court - at least before the President-elect made a decision to bang off a couple of distinctly not contrite tweets this morning on the deal that was announced on Friday.
  • India's currency swap sets off endless lines of frustration

    Economia

    And that's perhaps because the policy was designed as much to shock and awe observers with the government's command of the Indian economy as to control India's "black money" problem. Meanwhile, estimates of the amount of black money that will eventually be recovered vary widely. If one looks at the M3 internals, it is quite evident that the surge in M3 is on account of a significant jump in the demand and time deposits in the banking system, while the currency in public circulation has largely ...