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Energy Supply and Pipeline Transportation: Challenges & Opportunities

By
M. Mohitpour
M. Mohitpour
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ISBN-10:
0791802724
ISBN:
9780791802724
No. of Pages:
250
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2008

The focus of energy supply will be on fossil fuels (oil, natural gas, and coal), that is, the energy that can be generated as a result of usage of fossil fuels. Other energy forms or generations such as renewables, hydro or nuclear, will not be highlighted in detail. This is because nonfossil fuels (such as hydro) tend to be largely nontransportable in their original form and must first be converted into electricity or other energy types for usage. Also, fossil fuels are imported or produced domestically, rather than “downstream,” where carbon actually enters the atmosphere when fossil fuels are burned...

Energy Strategic Value
Renewables Versus Nonrenewables
Energy Content Comparison
Exploration For Fossil Fuel
Energy Generation Options
Greenhouse gas Emission
References
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