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Technological Advances in the Oil and Energy Industry

Technological progress in the oil and energy industry lower production costs.  In the 19th century, the industrial revolution discovered oil as a new source of energy. Engineers discovered how to drill and...

From Reservoir to Rig: The Petroleum Exhibit for Future Professionals

Over 35,000 petroleum engineers work in the United States each year. They work at drilling sites under the hot desert sun, in the cool air of the Arctic, and up against waves in the high seas. They’re...

What Exactly Are Sponge Parks?

When I first heard the term “sponge park” I envisioned children running around in a park pretty much made of sponges. In my mind, it was a water park, of sorts. Children bounced around on soft sponges and...

Category - Energy

Energy encompasses everything from traditional coal and natural gas to newer, alternative sources such as wind power. Learn all about the many forms of energy available to us and the latest developments.