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#Crude oil

# crude-oil - Friday 11 January, 2019

This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is)

Greg Tarr has developed a more efficient method of making biofuel.

# crude-oil - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B

You’re saving cash, but not as much as you might have expected.

# crude-oil - Monday 12 January, 2015

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

# crude-oil - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Oil prices hit massive spike in last 24 hours

Oil prices hit massive spike in last 24 hours

Egypt’s political trouble causes concern – and Portugal crisis is affecting markets worldwide.

# crude-oil - Sunday 13 January, 2013

The 7 most important oil chokepoints in the world Oil This post contains images

The 7 most important oil chokepoints in the world

These are the narrow bodies of water over which almost half of the world’s oil production must travel – and are therefore vulnerable to disruption.

# crude-oil - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Gallery: India's top court bans Exxon Valdez from anchoring Exxon Valdez This post contains videos This post contains images

Gallery: India's top court bans Exxon Valdez from anchoring

The Exxon Valdez disaster in 1989 saw millions of gallons of crude oil spill into Alaska’s Prince William Sound. Indian authorities say the ship is toxic.

# crude-oil - Friday 2 March, 2012

Oil prices reach highest level since 2008 after report of Saudi blast Oil

Oil prices reach highest level since 2008 after report of Saudi blast

Reports of an explosion at a Saudi pipeline – which have since been denied – sent the price of oil to its highest in years.

# crude-oil - Thursday 5 January, 2012

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute Oil

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute

The move will build pressure on Iran, which is already facing a currency crisis and a tense naval standoff with the US.

# crude-oil - Monday 31 October, 2011

Science students pick up prize for fuel project

Two third year students from Co Waterford won the top prize at SciFest@Intel 2011 for their project, which converts plastic into the fuel source crude oil.

# crude-oil - Monday 22 August, 2011

Oil prices drop as rebels push into Tripoli

Markets have taken rebels’ advances as a sign oil production will pick up again.

# crude-oil - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture Oil Spill This post contains images

Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture

Hundreds of barrels worth of oil flood 25 miles downstream in Montana river as ExxonMobile pipeline springs leak beneath riverbed.

# crude-oil - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Greece's credit rating downgrade drags the price of US oil down with it

Oil prices slipped in the wake of concern about a weakening global economy. Analysts expect crude prices to fall over the next few months.