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Venezuelan energy  

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This paper reports that because military and political instability in the Persian Gulf makes the United States vulnerable to oil supply disruptions, a 1991 Department of Energy report encourages diversification of U.S. oil sources and greater reliance on imports from countries outside the Gulf, such as Venezuela. GAO's report, also published in Spanish, discusses recent increases in Venezuelan oil production and the main factors affecting continued increases through 1996, assesses recent investment reforms in the Venezuelan petroleum industry and U.S. petroleum companies' response to these reforms, identifies the major impediments and inducements to U.S. investment in Venezuela's petroleum industry, and reviews U.S. government efforts to support Venezuela's energy sector.

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1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General Brent Scowcroft | Department of Energy  

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General Brent Scowcroft General Brent Scowcroft About Us General Brent Scowcroft - President, The Scowcroft Group General Brent Scowcroft As President of The Scowcroft Group and one of the country's leading experts on international policy, Brent Scowcroft provides clients with unparalleled strategic advice and assistance in dealing in the international arena. Brent Scowcroft served as the National Security Advisor to both Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, the only individual in U.S. history appointed to the position under two different Presidents. From 1982 to 1989, he was Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm. In this capacity, he advised and assisted a wide range of U.S. and foreign corporate leaders on global joint venture opportunities,

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Naphthenic acid corrosion by Venezuelan crudes  

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Venezuelan crudes can contain levels of naphthenic acids that cause corrosion in distillation units designed for sweet crudes. This naphthenic acid corrosion can be mitigated in several ways, the most common of which is selective alloying. This paper will provide information from field experience on how various refineries worldwide have upgraded materials to run Venezuelan crudes in a cost effective way.

Hopkinson, B.E.; Penuela, L.E. [Lagoven, S.A., Judibana (Venezuela). Amuay Refinery

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Venezuelan natural gas industry  

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Venezuela's consumption energy of comes from three primary sources: hydroelectricity, liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas. In 1986, the energy consumption in the internal market was 95.5 thousand cubic meters per day of oil equivalent, of which 32% was natural gas, 46% liquid hydrocarbons and 22% hydroelectricity. The Venezuelan energy policy established natural gas usage after hydroelectricity, as a substitute of liquid hydrocarbons, in order to increase exports of these. This policy permits a solid development of the natural gas industry, which is covered in this paper.

Silva, P.V.; Hernandez, N.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brent Run Generating Station Biomass Facility | Open Energy Information  

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Brent Run Generating Station Biomass Facility Brent Run Generating Station Biomass Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Brent Run Generating Station Biomass Facility Facility Brent Run Generating Station Sector Biomass Facility Type Landfill Gas Location Genesee County, Michigan Coordinates 43.0777289°, -83.6773928° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.0777289,"lon":-83.6773928,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Shell keeps its options open for disposing of Brent Spar  

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... Brent Spar, may lead to similar disposal of 50 deep-water oil installations in UK offshore waters that are next in line for decommissioning, Johnston says. "No one knows ... this would have on the marine environment."

Ehsan Masood

1995-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

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COMPUTER SCIENCE (Div. III) Chair, Associate Professor BRENT HEERINGA  

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1 COMPUTER SCIENCE (Div. III) Chair, Associate Professor BRENT HEERINGA Professors: BAILEY, DANYLUK, LENHART, MURTAGH*. Associate Professors: ALBRECHT*, FREUND**, HEERINGA, MCGUIRE. Computers and computation, business, and the arts. Understanding the nature of computation and exploring the great potential

Aalberts, Daniel P.

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SU2009_NUG-Brent-R2.ppt  

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SU2009 Procurement SU2009 Procurement Brent Draney NERSC Systems Department October 7, 2009 2 SU2009 Procurement * Scaleable Unit (SU) cluster procurement - Reasonable sized building blocks to assemble clusters - Best Value Source Selection (BVSS) procurement - Expected to scale up to 100TF * NERSC program replacement for Bassi and Jacquard - Budget comparable to extending maintenance on Bassi and Jacquard for 3 years - Targeted 15 to 20 TF * ARRA capable contract vehicle 3 Procurement Team * Shane Canon, Data Systems GL * Tina Declerck, Computational Systems * Brent Draney, Networking, Security, Servers GL * David Paul, Computational Systems * Lynn Rippe, Procurement * David Turner, User Services 4 Carver Cluster * NERSC NCS-C production cluster - Bassi/Jacquard replacement

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LIBERTY TOLERANT COTTON: WEED CONTROL AND CROP TOLERANCE Brent Burns  

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LIBERTY TOLERANT COTTON: WEED CONTROL AND CROP TOLERANCE Brent Burns Texas Tech University Lubbock Acres planted with herbicide-tolerant cotton varieties have steadily increased since their introduction in 1995. Recently, the bar gene was introduced into Coker 312 cotton plants for tolerance to Liberty

Mukhtar, Saqib

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Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss  

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Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss EIA Home > Petroleum > Petroleum Feature Articles Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss Printer-Friendly PDF Impacts of the Venezuelan Crude Oil Production Loss By Joanne Shore and John Hackworth1 Introduction The loss of almost 3 million barrels per day of crude oil production in Venezuela following a strike in December 2002 resulted in an increase in the world price of crude oil. However, in the short term, the volume loss probably affected the United States more than most other areas. This country receives more than half of Venezuela's crude and product exports, and replacing the lost volumes proved difficult. U.S. imports of Venezuelan crude oil dropped significantly in December 2002 relative to other years

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Patterns of energy content in plants from the venezuelan paramos  

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Determinations of energy and ash content were made on the organs of some ... Venezuelan pramos. The results indicate differences in energy content among the life forms sampled. Giant rosette ... the roots while ...

Zdravko Baruch

1982-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Focus on Venezuelan heavy crude: refining margins  

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Of six crudes refined in the US Gulf Coast, heavy Venezuelan crude Lagunillas (15/sup 0/ API) provides the best margin per barrel. Data for end of December 1983 and the first three weeks of January show that margins on all crudes are on the rise in this market, due to a turnaround in product prices. The lighter crudes are showing the greatest increase in Gross Product Worth. This is having a modest shrinking effect on the margin differential between light and heavy crudes in this market. The domestic crude West Texas Intermediate, at 40/sup 0/ API, provides the highest GPW in this crude slate sample, over US $31 per barrel, compared to GPW of under US $28 per barrel for Lagunillas. Still, as Lagunillas cost about US $8 less than does WTI, refiners with sufficient residue conversion capacity can be earning about US $3.50 more in margin per barrel than they can with WTI. Although few refiners would be using a 15/sup 0/ API crude exclusively for any length of time, heavier oil's inclusion in modern refiners' diets is enhancing their competitive position more than any other single factor. This issue of Energy Detente presents the fuel price/tax series and industrial fuel prices for January 1984 for countries of the Western Hemisphere.

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1984-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of HVAC filter test methods for particle removal efficiency Brent Stephens1,*  

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Comparison of HVAC filter test methods for particle removal efficiency Brent Stephens1,* , Jeffrey Introduction The use of HVAC filters in buildings is one strategy to reduce occupant exposure to particulate matter. However, HVAC filters are typically tested only in laboratory settings and little is known about

Siegel, Jeffrey

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Long range weathering effects on the chemical properties of two Venezuelan crude oils  

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LONG RANGE WEATHERING EFFECTS ON Tl'iE CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF TWO VENEZUELAN CRUDE OILS A Thesis ANTON FRANK BAUTZ Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE August 1974 Major Subject: Oceanography LONG RANGE WEATHERING EFFECTS ON THE CHEHICAL PROPERTIES OF TWO VENEZUELAN CRUDE OILS A Thesis by ANTON FRANK BAUTZ Approved as to style and content by: Chairman of C t Head of Department Hember...

Bautz, Anton Frank

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Deformation-Induced Color Changes in Mechanochromic Polyethylene Brent R. Crenshaw, Mark Burnworth, Devang Khariwala, Anne Hiltner,  

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Deformation-Induced Color Changes in Mechanochromic Polyethylene Blends Brent R. Crenshaw, Mark and systematic investigation of mechanochromic, melt-processed blends between a series of polyethylenes (PE-density polyethylene (LLDPE) of moderately high density (0.94 g cm-3). In samples that were slowly cooled from the melt

Mather, Patrick T.

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Heavy-Duty Truck Emissions in the South Coast Air Basin of Gary A. Bishop,* Brent G. Schuchmann,  

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Heavy-Duty Truck Emissions in the South Coast Air Basin of California Gary A. Bishop,* Brent G, Colorado 80208, United States ABSTRACT: California and Federal emissions regulations for 2007 and newer of nitrogen spurring the introduction of new aftertreatment systems. Since 2008, four emission measurement

Denver, University of

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Seismic properties of a Venezuelan heavy oil in water emulsion  

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Several procedures for the production of low-viscosity, surfactant-stabilized, easy-transportable dispersions of heavy crude oil in water-briefly, oil in water (or o/w) emulsions - have been recently patented. Some of them propose to form the o/w emulsion in the reservoir, after the injection of a mixture of water and surfactants, increasing significantly the per well daily production. Progression of the o/w emulsion front, through the reservoir to the production wells, can be monitored in seismic planar slices with successive 3D seismic surveys (413 seismic), if enough contrast exists between the seismic velocity value of the o/w emulsion and the one of the oil in place. To facilitate the analysis of the contrast, this study presents high frequency acoustic velocity measurements performed in the laboratory. The experimental setup includes two reflectors and an ultrasonic transducer with double burst train emission. The estimated velocity precision is 0.02%. The measured samples are: a Venezuelan heavy o/w emulsion, a mixture of the same heavy oil and gasoil and a saturated sandstone core containing the o/w emulsion. Additionally, seismic velocities of the actual pore fluids - live oil and five o/w emulsion - and saturated sandstone are calculated using the above laboratory measurements, Wood`s equation, and Gassman`s and Biot`s models.

Maldonado, F.; Liu, Y.; Mavko, G.; Mukerji, T. [Stanford Univ., CA (United States)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Possible Loss of Venezuelan Heavy Crude Oil Imports Underscores the Strategic Importance of the  

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The Possible Loss of Venezuelan Heavy Crude Oil Imports Underscores the Strategic Importance crude, making reliance on Canadian heavy crude oil more significant, and the approval of the Keystone XL of ConocoPhillips' Petrozuata- Hamaca and ExxonMobil's Cerro Negro Orinoco Belt heavy oil projects

Texas at Austin, University of

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TEAMING AS A SMALL BUSINESS Brent L. Clark, Vice President Performance Results Corporation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TEAMING AS A SMALL BUSINESS TEAMING AS A SMALL BUSINESS Brent L. Clark, Vice President Performance Results Corporation 2 WHO IS PERFORMANCE RESULTS CORPORATION? * Incorporated i n A pril 2 000 * SBA C er4fied S mall, W oman---Owned C orpora4on * Kathy C linton O wner a nd P resident * Located a t 6 C anyon R oad, M organtown, W V * Employs o ver 2 30 p ersonnel l ocated a cross 1 6 ci4es a nd 1 3 s tates * 2010 r evenue w as $ 25M, p rojected t o e xceed $30M i n 2 011 * Primary c lients a re t he D OE, D OJ, C DC, a nd A rmy 3 PRC CORE COMPETENCIES Program & P roject Management S upport Technical & E ngineering Support S ervices Informa4on T echnology Support S ervices Facili4es & Administra4ve Support S ervices Strategic P lanning & Management S upport 4 Valued P artner - T etra T ech: * Quality r eputa4on * CommiWed

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Effect of Mixtures of Polysorbate 80 and Low Molecular Weight Alcohols on Density and \\(^\\circ \\) API Gravity of Treated Venezuelan Extra Heavy Oil  

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Formulations of extra heavy oil with biocompatible polyethoxilated compounds have not received much attention. We investigate the behaviour of biocompatible mixtures in the treatment of Venezuelan extra heavy ...

Efrn D. J. Andrades; Ledys Y. Snchez

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of depositional sand quality and diagenesis on porosity and permeability: Examples from Brent Group reservoirs, northern North Sea  

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Multivariate statistical analysis was applied to examine correlations between reservoir quality and petrology in two data sets from the Middle Jurassic Brent Group. One of the data sets is from relatively shallow depth and has been little affected by chemical diagenesis (Statfjord Nord and Ost Fields; 2.3--2.6 km below the sea floor), while the second data set is from a more deeply buried reservoir having an advanced degree of diagenesis (Huldra Field; 3.6--3.9 km). Much of the total variation in porosity and permeability within each data set (0.02 mD to > 7 D in both sets) can be accounted for by laboratory measurements of parameters mainly related to depositional sand quality, including shaliness (represented by bulk-rock alumina/silica ratio), early carbonate cement, feldspar content, and grain size. Despite major differences in the proportions of different sedimentary facies in the two data sets, they have similar ranges of depositional sand quality and therefore probably had similar reservoir quality early in their burial history. Deeper burial diagenesis at Huldra Field has shifted the average of both porosity and permeability to lower values and produced a bimodal permeability distribution, apparently reflecting preferential preservation of permeability in the cleaner sandstones. On the basis of these examples, the author outlines an approach for unmixing the diagenetic and lithologic components of variation in regional compilations of sandstone porosity-permeability data. The procedure and its consequences are illustrated using a regional compilation of core data from the Brent Group of the northern North Sea.

Ehrenberg, S.N. [Statoil, Harstad (Norway)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of depositional sand quality of porosity and permeability: Examples from Brent Group Reservoirs in the northern North Sea  

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Multivariate statistical analysis was applied to examine correlation between reservoir quality and petrology in two data sets from the Middle Jurassic Brent Group. One of the data sets is from relatively shallow depth an has been little affected by chemical diagenesis (Staffjord Nord & Ost Fields 2.3-2.6 km below the sea floor), while the second data set is from a more deeply buried reservoir having an advanced degree of diagenesis (Huldra Field 3.6-3.9 km). Much of the total variation in porosity and permeability (0.02 mD to >7 D in both sets) can be accounted for by laboratory measurements of parameters mainly related to depositional sand quality, including {open_quotes}shaliness{close_quotes} (represented by bulk-rock alumina content), earl carbonate cement, feldspar content, and grain size. Despite major differences in the proportions of different sedimentary facies in the two data sets, they have similar ranges of depositional sand quality and therefore probably had similar reservoir quality early in their burial history. Deeper burial diagenesis at Huldra Field has shifted the average porosity and permeability lower and produced a bimodal permeability distribution, apparently reflecting preferential preservation of permeability in the cleaner sandstones. Based on these examples, a method is outlined for {open_quotes}unmixing{close_quotes} the diagenetic and lithologic components of variation in regional compilations of sandstone porosity-permeability data. The procedure and its consequences are illustrated using a regional compilation of core data from the Brent Group of northern North Sea.

Ehrenberg, S.N.; Bjorkum, P.A.; Naddeau, P.H. [Statoil, Stavanger (Norway)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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A Non Parametric Model for the Forecasting of the Venezuelan Oil Prices  

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A neural net model for forecasting the prices of Venezuelan crude oil is proposed. The inputs of the neural net are selected by reference to a dynamic system model of oil prices by Mashayekhi (1995, 2001) and its performance is evaluated using two criteria: the Excess Profitability test by Anatoliev and Gerko (2005) and the characteristics of the equity curve generated by a trading strategy based on the neural net predictions. ----- Se introduce aqui un modelo no parametrico para pronosticar los precios del petroleo Venezolano cuyos insumos son seleccionados en base a un sistema dinamico que explica los precios en terminos de dichos insumos. Se describe el proceso de recoleccion y pre-procesamiento de datos y la corrida de la red y se evaluan sus pronosticos a traves de un test estadistico de predictibilidad y de las caracteristicas del Equity Curve inducido por la estrategia de compraventa bursatil generada por dichos pronosticos.

Costanzo, Sabatino; Dehne, Wafaa; Prato, Hender

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus entry mechanism requires late endosome formation and resists cell membrane cholesterol depletion  

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Virus envelope proteins determine receptor utilization and host range. The choice of receptor not only permits specific targeting of cells that express it, but also directs the virus into specific endosomal trafficking pathways. Disrupting trafficking can result in loss of virus infectivity due to redirection of virions to non-productive pathways. Identification of the pathway or pathways used by a virus is, thus, important in understanding virus pathogenesis mechanisms and for developing new treatment strategies. Most of our understanding of alphavirus entry has focused on the Old World alphaviruses, such as Sindbis and Semliki Forest virus. In comparison, very little is known about the entry route taken by more pathogenic New World alphaviruses. Here, we use a novel contents mixing assay to identify the cellular requirements for entry of a New World alphavirus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV). Expression of dominant negative forms of key endosomal trafficking genes shows that VEEV must access clathrin-dependent endocytic vesicles for membrane fusion to occur. Unexpectedly, the exit point is different from Old World alphaviruses that leave from early endosomes. Instead, VEEV also requires functional late endosomes. Furthermore, unlike the Old World viruses, VEEV entry is insensitive to cholesterol sequestration from cell membranes and may reflect a need to access an endocytic compartment that lacks cholesterol. This indicates fundamental differences in the entry route taken by VEEV compared to Old World alphaviruses.

Kolokoltsov, Andrey A. [Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 (United States); Fleming, Elisa H. [Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 (United States); Davey, Robert A. [Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 (United States)]. E-mail: radavey@utmb.edu

2006-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure of a Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus assembly intermediate isolated from infected cells  

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Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is a prototypical enveloped ssRNA virus of the family Togaviridae. To better understand alphavirus assembly, we analyzed newly formed nucleocapsid particles (termed pre-viral nucleocapsids) isolated from infected cells. These particles were intermediates along the virus assembly pathway, and ultimately bind membrane-associated viral glycoproteins to bud as mature infectious virus. Purified pre-viral nucleocapsids were spherical with a unimodal diameter distribution. The structure of one class of pre-viral nucleocapsids was determined with single particle reconstruction of cryo-electron microscopy images. These studies showed that pre-viral nucleocapsids assembled into an icosahedral structure with a capsid stoichiometry similar to the mature nucleocapsid. However, the individual capsomers were organized significantly differently within the pre-viral and mature nucleocapsids. The pre-viral nucleocapsid structure implies that nucleocapsids are highly plastic and undergo glycoprotein and/or lipid-driven rearrangements during virus self-assembly. This mechanism of self-assembly may be general for other enveloped viruses.

Lamb, Kristen; Lokesh, G.L. [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-0647 (United States); Sherman, Michael [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-0647 (United States); W.M. Keck Center for Virus Imaging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-0647 (United States); Watowich, Stanley, E-mail: watowich@xray.utmb.ed [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-0647 (United States); W.M. Keck Center for Virus Imaging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-0647 (United States)

2010-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding the Rate of Clean Up for Oil Zones after a Gel Treatment R.S. Seright, SPE, New Mexico Petroleum Recovery Research Center, W. Brent Lindquist, SPE, and Rong Cai,  

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SPE 112976 Understanding the Rate of Clean Up for Oil Zones after a Gel Treatment R.S. Seright, SPE, New Mexico Petroleum Recovery Research Center, W. Brent Lindquist, SPE, and Rong Cai, Stony Brook at the 2008 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A., 19­23 April 2008. This paper

New York at Stoney Brook, State University of

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CHIEF FINANCIAL Brent Gustafson  

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Programs Language CenterMedia Services Technology Enhanced Learning Software Development Research Computing English French and Italian Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Geography, Environment and Society German of Linguistics, Institute of Music, School of Philosophy Political Science Psychology Sociology Spanish

Jiang, Tiefeng

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Curriculum Vitae Brent David Turrin  

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) basaltic volcanic rocks 12/89--Invited by the USGS Committee for the Advancement of Science in the Yucca Mountain Project (CASY) to present a paper in Menlo Park, CA and in Denver, CO (04/90) "Geochronology

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Scattering from Materials BRENT FULTZ  

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by scattering methods using x-rays, electrons, neutrons, and -rays. Coherent elastic scattering, for example by inelastic neutron scattering to understand the reasons for differences in vibrational entropy of different and local distortions around impurity atoms. The field of inelastic neutron scattering is a broad one

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Brent Nelson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Northern Arizona University, where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering with a teaching focus on thermodynamics and heat transfer, and research...

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Effect of Pressure and Temperature on Colloidal Structure of Furrial Crude Oil  

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Model parameters are evaluated systematically from av. properties of asphaltenes and resins in crude oils, and from dispersion-force properties of the oil medium. ... (7)?MacMillan, D. J.; Tackett, J. E., Jr.; Jessee, M. A.; Monger-McClure, T. G. Marathon Oil Co., USA. ...

Eric Y. Sheu; Socrates Acevedo

2001-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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F.O.B. Costs of Imported Crude Oil for Selected Crude Streams  

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2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 View 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 View History Angolan Cabinda 64.60 W 1978-2008 Canadian Bow River 52.38 81.82 1978-2008 Canadian Light Sour Blend 74.59 93.75 83.54 2010-2012 Canadian Lloydminster 48.54 79.33 50.11 64.41 78.41 77.01 1978-2012 Ecuadorian Oriente W 74.74 1978-2008 Gabon Rabi-Kouanga 71.27 89.56 1978-2008 Iraqi Basrah Light 62.98 74.36 104.51 103.17 2009-2012 Mexican Mayan 59.96 82.99 55.07 70.36 98.27 99.81 1978-2012 Mexican Olmeca 72.12 99.40 1978-2008 Nigerian Forcados Blend 93.72 110.57 1978-2008 Nigerian Qua Iboe 65.60 82.66 115.82 115.85 2009-2012 Venezuelan Furrial - - 1978-2008 Venezuelan Leona W W 1978-2008 Venezuelan Merey

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F.O.B. Costs of Imported Crude Oil for Selected Crude Streams  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

for Selected Crude Streams for Selected Crude Streams (Dollars per Barrel) Period: Monthly Annual Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Crude Stream Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13 Sep-13 View History Angolan Cabinda 1983-2010 Canadian Bow River 1996-2010 Canadian Light Sour Blend W 90.81 W W W W 2010-2013 Canadian Lloydminster 70.87 79.48 80.36 W 92.04 W 1983-2013 Ecuadorian Oriente 1983-2008 Gabon Rabi-Kouanga 1996-2008 Iraqi Basrah Light 100.31 W W 97.05 101.32 W 2009-2013 Mexican Mayan 98.74 98.36 96.26 99.63 99.74 99.31 1983-2013 Mexican Olmeca 1996-2010 Nigerian Forcados Blend 1996-2008 Nigerian Qua Iboe W W W 2009-2013 Venezuelan Furrial 1996-2008 Venezuelan Leona 1996-2010

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Saving NATO's Foundation John Deutch, Arnold Kanter, and Brent Scowcroft  

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. are copyrighted. NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 1999 #12;transatlantic defense-industry cooperation Transatlantic defense. Declining defense budgets, already stretched too thin, are denied the e/ciencies that greater transatlantic

Deutch, John

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Obstacles to Collectivization Among Indigenous Communities: Two Venezuelan Cases  

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: University of Michigan Press. Schwartz, Barry 1970 "Notes on the Sociology of Sleep." Sociological Quarterly 11:485-499. SPSS Inc. 1986 SPSSX User's Guide. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-HilI. Stoneall, Linda 01983 Country Life, City Life. New York: Praeger. Turner... and the Prince" stand above the collec tivity.14 This ideology, reinforced daily in a variety of ways has further unified the Bari against outside influence. ' In contrast to the history of the Bari, the Pume lost all of their land to the large cattle ranches...

Gouveia, Lourdes

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimentally induced Venezuelan equine encephalitis infection in the domestic chicken  

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10 and 10 mouse intraperitoneal 50%%d lethal dose 3. 8 5. 0 (MlpLD ) [38]. Proctor and Pearson infected pheasant and chukars with virulent VEE to determine their susceptibility to the virus. Viremias were detected on day one post... and viremias could not be detected, while chickens younger than one month showed high mortality [41]. In a study conducted by Dickerman and Bonacorsa twelve hour old (wet) chickens were reported to be susceptible to VEE infection. The chickens became...

Bennett, Kim Mary Wendelsdorf

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - andrus kotri brent Sample Search Results  

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Name Major Ross Call Andrus Actuarial Science Michael O Arnell Actuarial Science Jordan W Bell Physics... Francom Statistics Cameron Kevin Gleed Actuarial Science Sarah Hall...

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Hydrocarbon filling history from diagenetic evidence: Brent Group, UK North Sea  

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North Sea Mark Wilkinsona,*, R. Stuart Haszeldinea , Robert M. Ellamb , Tony E. Fallickb a Department, slow, filling phase (45­70 8C; 80­50 Ma) that formed an oil column with the oil­water contact of the present-day hydrocarbon charge was the last event in the history of the reservoir (90­100 8C; 10­0 Ma). q

Haszeldine, Stuart

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Lakes in General Circulation Models Primary Investigator: Brent Lofgren -NOAA GLERL  

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-Investigators: Chris Milly, Isaac Held, Bruce Wyman - NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Overview The use

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Stochastic synchronization in finite size spiking networks Brent Doiron,1,2  

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are modeled using a linear IF neuron 10 , where the membrane potential Vim of the ith neuron in population m obeys dVim dt = - + Iim t . 1 Additionally, Eq. 1 includes a spike-reset rule: Vim t+ =VR whenever Vim VR so that Vim VL. Iim t is the sum of all inputs driv- ing cell im at time t. An internal process, 0

Doiron, Brent

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Privacy Management for Portable Recording Devices J. Alex Halderman, Brent Waters, and Edward W. Felten  

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2004 ACM 1-58113-968-3/04/0010 ...$5.00. fun, and sales of camera phones are expected to outpace the combined sales of digital and film cameras this year [9]. Despite these devices' widespread appeal, most users carry them ev- erywhere they go, including places like locker rooms and corporate offices

Waters, Brent

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Copyright c 2008 IEEE. Reprinted from Ujjwal Deep Dahal, Brent R. Petersen and Julian Meng, "Iridium  

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Generation (DG) sources are integrated and dispatchable requiring DG sources to be monitored and controlled to know" basis. To manage the smart application requirements, a programmable interface controller (PIC the IEEE by sending a blank email message to pubs-permissions@ieee.org. By choosing to view this document

Petersen, Brent

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Quantized Spiral Tip Motion in Excitable Systems with Periodic Heterogeneities Brent T. Ginn and Oliver Steinbock*  

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and frequencies that exhibit a devil's staircase. The plateaus of the staircase correspond to pinned or complex length. These quantized orbits follow a devil's staircase [10] as the refractory period of the sys- tem

Steinbock, Oliver

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

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2025, 2035, and 2040 (2011 dollars per barrel) Projections 2011 2025 2035 2040 WTI Brent WTI Brent WTI Brent WTI Brent AEO2013 (Reference case) 94.86 111.26 115.36 117.36...

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Propagation failure dynamics of wave trains in excitable systems Niklas Manz,* Brent T. Ginn, and Oliver Steinbock  

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, and Oliver Steinbock Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, the sublimation and the dissolution of certain crystals such as silicon 25,26 , potassium dihydrogen phosphate KDP

Steinbock, Oliver

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Brent Fultz, Tim Kelley, Mike McKerns, Jiao Lin, JaeDong Lee, Olivier Delaire, Max Kresch,  

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-power target station of the Spallation Neutron Source and with its high detection efficiency, for example scattering studies of materials, molecules, and condensed matter. The international science community resolution and intensity, for example. The ARCS inelastic neutron spectrometer with its location at the high

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AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF Brent B. Boehlert for the degree of Master of Science in Agricultural and Resource  

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and Resource Economics and Geography presented on November 13, 2006. Title: Irrigated Agriculture, Energy season, costing irrigators an estimated $35 million in farm income. This event has directed attention. These include higher ESA flow requirements due to a recent Ninth Circuit Court ruling and a ten-fold energy rate

Wolf, Aaron

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Brent C. Christner and John C. Priscu SW-1845 Page 1 of 6 Subglacial Lake Vostok (SW-1845)  

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heating and the insulation caused by the overlying ~4 km of ice, despite surface air temperatures commonly's expansive continental ice sheet. The realization that there was life on the Antarctic continent, other than conducted on a deep ice core from Vostok Station. These studies suggested that the cryosphere of Antarctica

Priscu, John C.

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Food webs of two Venezuelan clear-water streams with seasonal fluctuations in hydrology  

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interactions, it was also perceived to be necessary due to investigator time constraints and limits of taxonomic knowledge. However, a lack of lumping criteria allowed for webs of varying thoroughness to be analyzed for trends that may be artifacts of... on the pool bottom. The substrate was mostly sand, with gravel increasing toward the middle of the channel where the current was greatest, Stream flow was 0. 77 m s'. Dissolved oxygen ranged from 5. 5 mg l to 6 ing l ', and pH ranged from 6 to 5. 5...

Peterson, Christopher Chase

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Venezuelan projects advance to develop world`s largest heavy oil reserves  

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A number of joint venture projects at varying stages of progress promise to greatly increase Venezuela`s production of extra heavy oil. Units of Conoco, Chevron, Total, Arco, and Mobil have either signed agreements or are pursuing negotiations with affiliates of state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA on the development of huge reserves of 8--10{degree} gravity crude. Large heavy oil resources are present in the oil producing areas of eastern and western Venezuela, and the largest are in eastern Venezuela`s Orinoco heavy oil belt. The paper discusses the Orinoco heavy oil belt geology and several joint ventures being implemented.

Croft, G.; Stauffer, K. [Pantera Petroleum Inc., San Leandro, CA (United States)

1996-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Holocene hydrologic balance of tropical South America from oxygen isotopes of lake sediment opal, Venezuelan Andes  

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Holocene hydrologic balance of tropical South America from oxygen isotopes of lake sediment opal is derived from Atlantic Ocean evaporation which is modified by passage over lowland South America suggest that the decreasing 18 O reflects a decrease in the fraction of moisture entering South America

Wolfe, Alexander P.

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The role of domestic animals in the epidemiology of Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis  

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response, (c) antibody response and (d) viremia patterns and persistence. The cattle remained overtly healthy except for a transient fever after inoculation with the virus; how- ever, the dogs exhibited clinical signs of anorexia, fever, and depression... for five to six days post- inoculation. Viremia titers and virus persistence as well as antibody responses were generally greater in the dogs than in the calves. Diurnal variations occurred in many of the parameters measured in both species. Levels...

Harris, Stanley Koloc

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The Development of Perennial Sunflower for Wildlife and Food Uses Mikey Kantar1, Kevin Betts1, Bob Stupar1, Brent Hulke2 & Don Wyse1  

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Appl Genet, 117: 1021-1029. Hu, F.Y, D.Y. Tao, E. Sacks, B.Y. Fu, P. Xu, J.Li, Y.Yang, K. McNally, G in Plant Sciences, 21(2): 59-91. DeHaan, L.R., D.L. Van Tassel, and T.S. Cox. 2005. Perennial grain crops: A synthesis of ecology and plant breeding. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 20(1), 5-14. Ellis, JR

Weiblen, George D

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Wthin A Nanometer of Your Life Allen J. Menezes, Vik J. Kapoor, Vijay K. Goel, Brent D. Cameron, and Jian-yu Lu  

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a recent review of the applications of nanotechnology in medicine. We have organized the devices based the fabrication and the study of molecular complexes or even single molecules. The essence of nanotechnology Microsystems can provide excellent models and applications for the development of this new nanotechnology

Lu, Jian-yu

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Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus Replicon Particle Vaccine Protects Nonhuman Primates from Intramuscular and Aerosol Challenge with Ebolavirus  

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...Reston virus (RESTV), Sudan virus (SUDV), Tai Forest...Sciences, Penzberg, Germany) thermal cycler. Fluorescence was measured...expression of Ebola virus and Sudan virus GP. BHK cells were infected...report the protective efficacy of Sudan ebolavirus (SUDV) and Zaire...

Andrew S. Herbert; Ana I. Kuehne; James F. Barth; Ramon A. Ortiz; Donald K. Nichols; Samantha E. Zak; Spencer W. Stonier; Majidat A. Muhammad; Russell R. Bakken; Laura I. Prugar; Gene G. Olinger; Jennifer L. Groebner; John S. Lee; William D. Pratt; Max Custer; Kurt I. Kamrud; Jonathan F. Smith; Mary Kate Hart; John M. Dye

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Contextualization of four exemplary models of contemporary Venezuelan narrative: Contextualizacion de cuatro pautas para la narritiva Venezolana contemporanea  

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mencionar la caida de la Republica Espanola ya que esto origina la emigraci6n de muchos escritores a paises latinoamericanos, Mexico y Argentina principalmente. Ademas poco despuhs la segunda guerra mundial puso fin, durante varios anos, a la produccion... de libros y revistas europeos que habian dominado el mercado hispanoamericano de aquel tiempo. Esto trajo corno resultado que estos paises comenzaron a producir sus propios libros y revistas y escribieron acerca de su propio mundo. La novela...

Sanchez Borjas, Gladys Margarita

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on Macroeconomics and Oil  

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the Oil Industry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .in the Venezuelan Oil Industry . . . . . . . . . . . . .and Productivity: Evidence from the Oil Industry . .

CAKIR, NIDA

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEGATION IN GUIANESE LOKONO/ARAWAK Guianese Lokono/Arawak is spoken in the lowlands of the Guianas, Guyana,  

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of the Guianas, Guyana, Suriname, the French Overseas department of Guiana, and Venezuelan Guayana. Some speakers

Boyer, Edmond

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Do Americans Consume Too Little Natural Gas? An Empirical Test of Marginal Cost Pricing  

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demand with respect to the crude oil price is 0.347. Table 5for North Sea crude oil (Brent Crude Spot Price), andheatinginclude the spot price of Brent crude oil. We instrument for

Davis, Lucas; Muehlegger, Erich

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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above Brent to attract light sweet Brent price-based crudes, including those from Africa, to the United States. As recently as 2006, the United States processed nearly 900,000...

62

Deep Challenges for Foundation Performance at Savannah River Site  

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Deep Challenges for Foundation Performance at Savannah River Site Frank H. Syms and Brent Gutierrez October 22, 2014

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Experimental study of oil yields and properties of light and medium Venezuelan crude oils under steam and steam-propane distillation  

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Six experimental runs were carried out to study the yields for a light crude oil (34.2API) and an intermediate crude oil (25.1API) under steam distillation and steam-propane distillation. Yields, were measured at five temperatures, 110, 150, 200...

Plazas Garcia, Joyce Vivia

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental study of oil yields and properties of light and medium Venezuelan crude oils under steam and steam-propane distillation.  

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??Six experimental runs were carried out to study the yields for a light crude oil (34.2API) and an intermediate crude oil (25.1API) under steam distillation (more)

Plazas Garcia, Joyce Vivia

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed leadership and social networks in the school- based development of the International Baccalaureate's Middle Years Program in a Venezuelan K-12  

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this section the social distribution of design tasks will beof the social distribution of curriculum design and teacherThe social distribution of MYP design tasks (reorganization

Bolivar, Jose M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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capacity constraints (upstream, downstream, and transportation). Moreover, Venezuelan political instability, Nigerian labor strikes, and internal strife between the Russian...

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Empirical Identification of Japanese LNG S-Curve Contracts: Cointegration and Structural Breaks.  

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??This paper investigates the long-run equilibrium relationship between Indonesian Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Brent Crude oil prices from 1992 to 2011 through the lens (more)

Agerton, Mark J.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acknowledgements: The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determinin...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Blasnik. Assessing Persistence and Other Evaluation Issues Cross-Cutting Protocol by Daniel M. Violette The author would like to thank Hossein Haeri of The Cadmus Group, Brent...

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Combined Heat and Power: Connecting the Gap between Markets and...  

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Combined Heat and Power: Connecting the Gap between Markets and Utility Interconnection and Tariff Practices (Part I) Susanne Brooks, Brent Elswick, and R. Neal Elliott March 2006...

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Congress & Exposition Washington, D.C., November 16-21, 2003 IMECE2003-41595 ASSEMBLY FMEA: A SIMPLIFIED... METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING ASSEMBLY ERRORS Steven Kmenta Brent Cheldelin...

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lhandel an den Brsen.  

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??Das heutige Regime der Erdlpreisfeststellung, basierend auf den Referenzlsorten WTI und Brent und dem Terminhandel ber Rohstoffbrsen, hebt sich von frheren Preisregimen ab. Die wichtigsten (more)

Cherkhavska, Oksana

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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16.5.2007 Risiken und Modelle im Energiehandel G. Petritsch INFORM-Seminar "Finanzmathematik"  

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Halbjahresraster (NYMEX ­ Brent, WTI) · Call/Put-Optionen auf Futures im Monatsraster · Swaps #12;16.5.2007 Risiken

Fulmek, Markus

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS  

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of the crude oil spot, forward and futures prices from the WTI and Brent markets, and the FTSE100, NYSE, Dow

Hickman, Mark

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Duke University | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific...  

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Sorts Viral Versus Bacterial Infections Corey Oses Carla Frisch MEM '08, Senior Advisor, DOE Office of Efficiency & Renewable Energ Brent Wanner MEM '09, Economist, DOE...

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Description  

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Josh Warner, Manager Contract Administration Mike Rose, Manager Smart GridDemand Response Lee Hall, Manager Programs Brent Barclay, Manager IndustrialAg Sector Lead...

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SR0013  

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and use of technology for the benefit of its managers and employees." Brent Armstrong, SR Assistant Manager for Business and Logistics, accepted the award at ceremonies...

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Ap  

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annual (11) Annual Energy Outlook related (1) Argentina (1) Bakken (19) Barnett (4) biofuels (33) biomass (2) Brazil (9) Brent (46) CAB (Country Analysis Brief) (10) CAFE...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - annual assembly american Sample Search...  

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Congress & Exposition Washington, D.C., November 16-21, 2003 IMECE2003-41595 ASSEMBLY FMEA: A SIMPLIFIED... METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING ASSEMBLY ERRORS Steven Kmenta Brent Cheldelin...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assemblies svetovye optovolokonnye Sample...  

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Congress & Exposition Washington, D.C., November 16-21, 2003 IMECE2003-41595 ASSEMBLY FMEA: A SIMPLIFIED... METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING ASSEMBLY ERRORS Steven Kmenta Brent Cheldelin...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assembly modelirovanie turbulentnogo Sample...  

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Congress & Exposition Washington, D.C., November 16-21, 2003 IMECE2003-41595 ASSEMBLY FMEA: A SIMPLIFIED... METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING ASSEMBLY ERRORS Steven Kmenta Brent Cheldelin...

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and reflects EIA's lower price forecast for Brent crude oil, which petroleum product prices in the Northeast track, along with narrower crack spreads for distillate fuel. The...

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PowerPoint Presentation  

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Kyle Spence, Business Manager Lisa Barr, Doug Rose, Legal Directorate Operations Gail Johnson, Manager Associate Laboratory Director Brent Park Angie Raby, Executive Secretary...

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Ap  

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Browse by Tag (alphabetical) Sort by: Alphabetical | Frequency | Tag Cloud Brent (1) Congressional & other requests (4) electricity (19) finance (3) financial markets (18) futures...

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Issuestrends  

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(West Texas Intermediate)Brent 10282014 Increasing ethanol use has reduced the average energy content of retail motor gasoline liquid fuelsgasolinerenewablebiofuelsethanol 10...

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Paleomagnetism, Potassium-Argon Ages, and Geology of Rhyolites...  

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and Dalrymple, 1966). Authors Richard R. Doell, G. Brent Dalrymple, Robert Leland Smith and Roy A. Bailey Published Journal Geological Society of America Memoirs, 1968 DOI...

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PCTs consider alternative to homeopathic hospitals Summary: by commissioning PCTs. Contract terminated Brent PCT has terminated its contract with the Royal London... resulted in...

87

Microsoft Word - kiliandiscussion.doc  

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Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity and the WTI-Brent Spread Discussion by: Lutz Kilian University of Michigan Crude Oil is Not Perfectly Homogeneous ● Differences in: - Composition - Location ● Traditional approach: Use of Benchmarks (WTI, Brent) ● What explains the growing spread of Brent over WTI crude oil? ● Is the WTI price unusually low or the Brent price unusually high? 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 U.S. Real RAC for Crude Oil Imports July 2008 Dollars 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 -30 -20 -10 0 10 20 30 Spread Over U.S. RAC for Crude Oil Imports Percent WTI Brent Source: Baumeister and Kilian (2012) Candidate Explanations ● Regional supply shocks: Libyan supply disruption (temporary)

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current policies related to the oil sector are continued. For more information, see "Political risks focus attention on supply of Venezuelan oil to the United States." EIA has...

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Microsoft Word - 2012_sp_02.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Forecast 1 Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Forecast 1 July 10, 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Supplement: Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Forecast Since the mid-1980s, benchmark crude oil prices such as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) in the United States and Brent crude oil in Europe have served as reference points that the market uses for pricing other crude oils. The historically close relationships between the major benchmarks made WTI prices a reliable indicator of the average cost of crude oil to U.S. refiners, referred to as the refiner acquisition cost (RAC) of crude oil. As crude oil is the primary feedstock and cost component of refined petroleum products, RAC prices had been used to

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jun2012_final.docx  

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Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil futures prices decreased in the month of May with both Brent and WTI currently more than 20 percent below their year to date 2012 peaks. Brent settled at $99.93 per barrel and WTI settled at $84.82 per barrel on June 7 (Figure 1). The Brent front month contract fell below $100 per barrel on June 1 for the first time since October 2011. June 1 was only the second trading day that the front Brent month contract settled below $100 since February of 2011. Several factors are currently contributing to lower crude oil prices. Increased oil production from non-OPEC countries, particularly the U.S., have helped offset the

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Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity,  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

12 12 Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the WTI-Brent Spread Bahattin Büyükşahin Thomas K. Lee James T. Moser Michel A. Robe* Abstract We document that, starting in the Fall of 2008, the benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has periodically traded at unheard of discounts to the corresponding Brent benchmark. We further document that this discount is not reflected in spreads between Brent and other benchmarks that are directly comparable to WTI. Drawing on extant models linking inventory conditions to the futures term structure, we test empirically several conjectures about how time and quality spreads (prompt vs. first-deferred WTI; prompt Brent vs. WTI)

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Sep2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices rose during the first half of August and were relatively constant during the second half of the month, remaining at the higher levels. The Brent and WTI crude oil benchmarks settled at $113.49 and $95.53 per barrel, respectively, on September 6, with Brent increasing by $7.53 per barrel and WTI increasing by $6.62 per barrel since August 1 (Figure 1). Both Brent and WTI have been in narrow trading ranges over the last few weeks, with settlement prices for Brent and WTI staying within $3 dollar per barrel ranges since August 17. The month of August began with hopes of stimulus from governments and central

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_May2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Front month futures prices for Brent and WTI settled at $113.18 and $98.49 per barrel, respectively, on May 4 (Figure 1). Brent is now $13 per barrel lower compared to its 2012 high reached on March 13 and WTI is $9 per barrel off its 2012 high on February 24. Brent time spreads continued their decline in April from a peak on March 1, supporting estimates that crude oil inventories are building and suggesting that crude oil markets may be less tight than earlier this year (Figure 2). The 1 st - 12 th month contract spread for Brent was $7.59 per barrel on April 2 and has decreased to $4.75 per barrel as of

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charts and tables have been updated to reflect data from the latest Weekly Petroleum Status Report for the week ending December 19. U.S. gasoline prices move with Brent prices...

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SEISMIC CAPACITY OF THREADED, BRAZED AND GROOVED PIPE JOINTS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Seismic Capacity of Threaded, Brazed and Grooved Pipe Joints Brent Gutierrez, PhD, PE George Antaki, PE, F.ASME DOE NPH Conference October 25-26, 2011

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Computational Geosciences Improved Semi-Analytical Simulation of Geological Carbon Sequestration  

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Computational Geosciences Improved Semi-Analytical Simulation of Geological Carbon Sequestration of Geological Carbon Sequestration Article Type: Manuscript Keywords: Semi-Analytical Modeling; Iterative Methods; Geological Carbon Sequestration; Injection Site Assessment Corresponding Author: Brent Cody

Bau, Domenico A.

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Facult de Biologie et de Mdecine Dpartement d'Ecologie et d'Evolution  

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. PRICE, Expert Prof. Brent MISHLER, Expert Dr. Nicolas SALAMIN, Expert Lausanne 2005 #12;i| Contents..............................................................................................................1 1.1 Bryophytes and bryophyte systematics (an historical point of view ) ......................1

Alvarez, Nadir

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Microsoft Word - B174 Complex -.docx  

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irector Brent S tuart --- O perations M anager Employees Locations Personnel Name Office Cell Pager Location Name Phone Room Andrews, Scott 2-1857 605-6910 55064 Jupiter Control...

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Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory : 2011  

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: (919) 660-2621 dermigny@unc.edu Downen, Lori Graduate Student UNC-Chapel Hill Office : PHY 03 Phone : (919) 660-2540 lndownen@physics.unc.edu Fallin, Brent Graduate Student Duke...

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Volatility Persistence in Crude Oil Markets Amlie CHARLES  

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oil markets ­ Brent, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Operation Desert Storm with a negative return of -42% for WTI (Askari and Krichene, 2008; Larsson

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Next release date: Nov. 13, 2014 U.S. gasoline prices move with Brent prices rather than WTI prices Recent increases in U.S. crude oil production have sparked discussion on how...

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS  

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and futures returns of two major benchmark international crude oil markets, Brent and WTI, to calculate suggest holding futures in larger proportions than spot. For WTI, however, DCC and BEKK suggest holding

Hickman, Mark

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crude oil on the NYMEX dropped by 0.86 per barrel, while the spot price of Brent crude oil fell by 1.09 per barrel. But was this a correct interpretation of the data? In...

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ACC in a perigenual... Architecture and Neurocytology of Monkey Cingulate Gyrus BRENT A. VOGT,1,2* LESLIE VOGT,1,2 NURI B... imaging and neurocytology have produced important ......

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55th, 56th and 57th Street  

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Library Social Service Admin. Edelstone 6054 S. Drexel Campus South Parking Midway Studios Logan Center Ministry Wilder Lillie Judd Ida Noyes Midway Skating Rink Brent House Lutheran Campus Ministry Human Devel

He, Chuan

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MEMORANDUM FOR DISTRIBUTION FROM: DAEY.CHUN  

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10:15-11:00: Team Building Exercise-What Constitutes a Great Team? All and Brent Armstrong, Co- Facilitator 11:00-12:00: Vision andMission of the Contract: the EM perspective;...

107

Facing Jazz, Facing Trauma: Modern Trauma and the Jazz Archive  

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Press, 1987. Print. Armstrong, Louis. ?Jazz on a High Note,?Brent Hayes. ?Louis Armstrong and the Syntax of Scat?The Genius of Louis Armstrong. New York: De Capo Press,

Singleton, Tyfahra Danielle

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Microsoft Word - DE-SOL-0006851 FINAL Amended 9-5-14.rtf  

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BY (If other than Item 7) CODE 25. PAYMENT WILL BE MADE BY CODE 26. NAME OF CONTRACTING OFFICER (Type or print) BRENT M. BURNS 27. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Signature of...

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NSTX-U PRINCETON PLASMA D-NSTXU-??-??-???  

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Management Division Water Neutral Beam (Heating Systems Branch of Electrical Engineering) Radiofrequency (Heating Systems Branch of Electrical Engineering) Diagnostics: Brent Stratton Environmental, Safety conditions, diagnostics, and heating systems required for an Experimental Proposal. Experimental proposals

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

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Brent crude oil prices averaging 108bbl in 2014 and 102bbl in 2015, down from an average of 109bbl in 2013. click to enlarge The call on OPEC crude oil and global stocks is...

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The revised market balance points to less price pressure than was seen a month ago. Brent crude oil spot prices, which are indicative of the conditions in the global market for...

112

2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

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sharply lower over the previous five weeks. The North Sea Brent front month futures price settled at 82.86bbl on November 6, a decline of 11.30bbl from October 1 (Figure...

113

Workgroup 3: Directing EEI to Low Income Name Affiliation Co...  

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3: Directing EEI to Low Income Name Affiliation Co-Chairs Boyd Wilson BPA Eugene Rosolie Cowlitz Participants Bo Downen PPC Brent Barclay BPA Carrie Nelson BPA Christina Zamora...

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EnergyPlus EnergyPlus Brent T. Griffith NREL Brent.Griffith@nrel.gov 303-384-7395 April 2, 2013 LBNL - P. Haves, F. Buhl, M. Wetter, T. Hong, T. Nouidui, S. Vidanovic, G. Sawaya NREL - B. Griffith, E. Bonnema, P. Tabares ORNL - J. New, B. Fricke, B. Shen, M. Bhandari PNNL - K. Gowri, W. Wang, D. Kang FSEC - L. Gu, R. Raustad, B. Nigusse, C. Sharma GARD Analytics - M. Witte, J. Glazer, R. Henninger DHL Consulting - L. Lawrie

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EnergyPlus  

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EnergyPlus EnergyPlus Brent T. Griffith NREL Brent.Griffith@nrel.gov 303-384-7395 April 2, 2013 LBNL - P. Haves, F. Buhl, M. Wetter, T. Hong, T. Nouidui, S. Vidanovic, G. Sawaya NREL - B. Griffith, E. Bonnema, P. Tabares ORNL - J. New, B. Fricke, B. Shen, M. Bhandari PNNL - K. Gowri, W. Wang, D. Kang FSEC - L. Gu, R. Raustad, B. Nigusse, C. Sharma GARD Analytics - M. Witte, J. Glazer, R. Henninger DHL Consulting - L. Lawrie

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Structure of the eastern Red Rocks and Wind Ridge thrust faults, Wyoming: how a thrust fault gains displacement along strike  

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STRUCTURE OF THE EASTERN RED ROCKS AND WIND RIDGE THRUST FAULTS, WYOMING: HOW A THRUST FAULT GAINS DISPLACEMENT ALONG STRIKE A Thesis by BRENT STANLEY HUNTSMAN Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1983 Major Subject: Geology STRUCTURE OF THE EASTERN RED ROCKS AND WIND RIDGE THRUST FAULTS, WYOMING: HOW A THRUST FAULT GAINS DISPLACEMENT ALONG STRIKE A Thesis by BRENT STANLEY HUNTSMAN...

Huntsman, Brent Stanley

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Psychological barriers in oil futures markets  

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Abstract WTI and Brent futures are tested for the presence of psychological barriers around $10 price levels, applying a multiple hypothesis testing approach for statistical robustness. Psychological barriers are found to be present in Brent prices but not in WTI prices, which is argued to be due to the more prominent role that Brent plays as a global benchmark and, based on recent behavioural finance research, the greater complexity inherent in Brent fundamental value determination. Brent particularly displays evidence that when breaching a $10 barrier level from below with rising prices, the trend is for prices to fall on average subsequently. Similar behavioural-based patterns are evidenced at the $1 barrier level for the WTIBrent spread. We show that psychological barriers only appear to influence prices in the pre-credit crisis period of 19902006, with such effects dissipating during the crisis and as markets reverted back to wider economy focused fundamentals. A range of reaction windows are applied with the main finding being that the trading potential around such psychological barrier levels is primarily in the immediate 15 days following a breach. The research contributes to the scant existing research on psychological influences on energy market traders, and suggests strong potential for further application of behavioural finance theories to improving understanding of energy markets price dynamics.

Michael Dowling; Mark Cummins; Brian M. Lucey

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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This Week In Petroleum Printer-Friendly Version  

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Data Begin to Reflect Venezuelan Impacts Since the beginning of the general strike in Venezuela, the fourth-largest source of U.S. oil imports, during the first week in December,...

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Aug2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2 1 2 1 August 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: July crude oil futures prices showed the largest monthly rise in prices since February of this year. The Brent and WTI crude oil benchmarks settled at $105.90 and $87.13 per barrel, respectively, on August 2, with Brent increasing $8.56 per barrel and WTI increasing by $3.38 per barrel since July 2 (Figure 1). Brent crude oil prices are currently just below the level that they ended the 2011 year at while WTI is $12 below its settle price on December 30, 2011. Positive news for economic growth and several supply side factors contributed to higher

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August 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook  

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August 2012 1 August 2012 1 August 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Highlights  EIA projects that the Brent crude oil spot price will average about $103 per barrel during the second half of 2012, about $3.50 per barrel higher than in last month's Outlook. The forecast Brent crude oil spot price falls to an average of $100 per barrel in 2013. The projected West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price discount to Brent crude oil narrows from about $14 in the third quarter of 2012 to $9 by late 2013. These price forecasts assume that world oil-consumption-weighted real gross domestic product (GDP), which increased by 3.0 percent in 2011, grows by 2.8 percent in 2012 and 2.9

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September 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook  

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Highlights  Brent crude oil spot prices have increased at a relatively steady pace from their 2012 low of $89 per barrel on June 25 to their recent high of $117 per barrel on August 23 because of the seasonal tightening of oil markets and continuing unexpected production outages. EIA expects Brent crude oil prices to fall from recent highs over the rest of 2012, averaging $111 per barrel over the last 4 months of 2012 and $103 per barrel in 2013. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices rose by a more modest $17 per barrel between June 25 and August 23, as the WTI discount to Brent crude oil widened from $10 per barrel to $22 per barrel. EIA expects WTI spot prices to average

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Notes from Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages  

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Workshop Summary Notes Workshop Summary Notes Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages II September 27, 2012 Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585 Session 1: 9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Paper Title: Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the Brent-WTI Spread Presenter: Michel Robe, American University Discussant: Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan Presentation: [Presentation materials link in here] Paper Abstract We document that, starting in the Fall of 2008, the benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has periodically traded at unheard of discounts to the corresponding Brent benchmark. We further document that this discount is not reflected in spreads between Brent and other benchmarks that are directly comparable to WTI. Drawing on extant models linking inventory

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Short-Term Energy Outlook July 2013  

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1 1 July 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) Highlights  The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects that the Brent crude oil spot price will average $102 per barrel over the second half of 2013, and $100 per barrel in 2014. This forecast assumes there are no disruptions to energy markets arising from the recent unrest in Egypt. After increasing to $119 per barrel in early February 2013, the Brent crude oil spot price fell to a low of $97 per barrel in mid-April and then recovered to an average of $103 per barrel in May and June, about the same as its average over the same two-month period last year.  The discount of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to Brent crude oil, which averaged $18 per barrel in 2012 and increased to a monthly average of more than $20 per barrel in

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Price discovery in crude oil futures  

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Abstract This study examines price discovery among the two most prominent price benchmarks in the market for crude oil, WTI sweet crude and Brent sweet crude. Using data on the most active futures contracts measured at the one-second frequency, we find that WTI maintains a dominant role in price discovery relative to Brent, with an estimated information share in excess of 80%, over a sample from 2007 to 2012. Our analysis is robust to different decompositions of the sample, over pit-trading sessions and non-pit trading sessions, segmentation of days associated with major economic news releases, and data measured to the millisecond. We find no evidence that the dominant role of WTI in price discovery is diminished by the price spread between Brent that emerged in 2008.

John Elder; Hong Miao; Sanjay Ramchander

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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December 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO)  

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(STEO) (STEO)  EIA expects that the Brent crude oil spot price will average $110 per barrel in the fourth quarter of 2012, while the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price will average $89 per barrel. The Brent and WTI crude oil spot prices are forecast to average $104 per barrel and $88 per barrel, respectively, in 2013. The projected WTI discount to Brent crude oil, which averaged $23 per barrel in November 2012, falls to an average of $11 per barrel by the fourth quarter of 2013. This forecast rests on the assumption that U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) grows by 2.1 percent in 2012 and 1.8 percent in 2013, while world

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Genetic Vaccination with Self Tyrosinase-related Protein 2 Causes Melanoma Eradication but not Vitiligo  

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...Balmain A., Hickman J. A., McNally N. J., Rohas A. M...Pierrepoint C. G., Raymond R., Rowlatt C., Stephens...M. Ausubel, R. Brent, R. E. Kingston, D. D...Inc., 1998. 15 Barth R. J., Jr., Mule J. J., Spiess...

Vincenzo Bronte; Elisa Apolloni; Roberto Ronca; Paola Zamboni; Willem W. Overwijk; Deborah R. Surman; Nicholas P. Restifo; and Paola Zanovello

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14 January 2011 / Vol. 61 No. 1 www.biosciencemag.org Easing the Transition  

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14 January 2011 / Vol. 61 No. 1 www.biosciencemag.org Feature Easing the Transition AMY of a major professional transition, each an example of how fundamental the post- doc period has become.1525/bio.2011.61.1.5 A lab leadership and management conference helped Brent Stockwell, pictured in his lab

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Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu  

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Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu D. Bruce Nothdurft, MSCE, PE, PG SRS Geotechnical Engineering Department Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Alec V. McGillivray, PhD, PE Geotechnical Consultant Brent J. Gutierrez, PhD, PE NPH Engineering Manager, DOE-SR

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areligionabletorevealtheultimatetruth". However,Idisagreewithyourheadlinethat  

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Lophelia pertusa (L.) had been found on oil platforms in the North Sea. They also state that corals such as those on Brent Spar and those near the Beryl Alpha platform2 "have been exposed to agreed quality standards of operational discharges, such as oily water, drilling muds and chemicals, and contaminants

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Spectrally edited 2D 13 C NMR spectra without diagonal ridge  

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contaminants such as metals [6], and for soil amendments and carbon sequestration [7,8]. Carbon-rich materials-enriched low-temperature carbon materials Robert L. Johnson a,c , Jason M. Anderson b,c , Brent H. Shanks b June 2013 Available online 22 June 2013 Keywords: Spectral editing Black carbon structure Char

Hong, Mei

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Overseas Development Institute ODI is the UK's leading independent  

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fossilfuelsfortransportwithrenewablefuels--in practice,biofuels.Mandateshavebeenseteither for a proportion of transport fuels to come from have also been offered to producers of biofuels -- see Stevens and Keane (2008) for the EU case-70 a barrel, biofuels made from most feed- stock become commercially attractive; in early September 2011 Brent

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Constrained CP-nets Steve Prestwich  

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Constrained CP-nets Steve Prestwich , Francesca Rossi � , Kristen Brent Venable �, Toby Walsh 1, soft constraints, and CP-nets. We construct a set of hard constraints whose solutions are the optimal to represent preferences, we will consider CP-nets [6, 3], which is a quali- tative approach where preferences

Walsh, Toby

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Constrained CP-nets Steve Prestwich1  

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Constrained CP-nets Steve Prestwich1 , Francesca Rossi2 , Kristen Brent Venable2 , Toby Walsh1 1, soft constraints, and CP nets. We construct a set of hard constraints whose solutions are the optimal. Among the many existing approaches to represent preferencess, we will consider CP nets [5,3], which

Rossi, Francesca

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CP-nets and Nash equilibria Krzysztof R. Apt  

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CP-nets and Nash equilibria Krzysztof R. Apt ¢¡ £¤¡ ¥ , Francesca Rossi ¦ , and Kristen Brent, the Netherlands Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy Abstract. CP instead of payoff functions. We show then that the optimal outcomes of a CP-net are ex- actly the Nash

Rossi, Francesca

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Fast guiding and small telescopes in the 8-m era  

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......conditions are fairly stable. There are various choices of merit function. I chose to optimize the on-axis phase variance...analysis of the Gemini guiding system. I thank Brent Ellerbroek, Nick Dillon, Fred Gillett, Doug Simons and Richard Wilson for many......

C. R. Jenkins

1998-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Acknowledgment of Reviewers, 2012  

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...Stephanie Robert Brinton Roberta Alison Roberts Brent Roberts Charles...Detlef-M. Smilgies Berend Smit Alison Smith Andrew Smith Arnold Smith...Jr. Fiona Watt Gerald Watt Alison Watts Colin Watts David Watts...Dyann Wirth Denis Wirtz Richard Wise Steve Wiseman Sarah Wisseman...

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Possible and necessary winners in voting trees: majority graphs vs. profiles  

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Possible and necessary winners in voting trees: majority graphs vs. profiles Maria Silvia Pini like those of Gibbard and Sattertwhaite demonstrate that, under weak assumptions like an election in voting trees: majority graphs vs. profiles, Maria Silvia Pini, Francesca Rossi, Kristen Brent Venable

Rossi, Francesca

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 1189311914, 2014 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/11893/2014/  

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Department, Southern Company, Inc., Birmingham, AL, USA Correspondence to: G. M. Hidy (dhidy113@comcast at the Southeastern Aerosol Re- search and Characterization (SEARCH) Centreville (CTR) site near Brent, Alabama, where beginning in the early 1990s through 2013. The SEARCH network data permits a characterization

Pierce, Jeffrey

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January 2007 Economic Impact of ATP's  

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January 2007 Economic Impact of ATP's Contributions to DNA Diagnostics Technologies GCR 06 Alan O'Connor, Brent Rowe, Michael Gallaher Joel Sevinsky, and Dallas Wood #12;About ATP's Economic Assessment Office The Advanced Technology Program (ATP) is a partnership between government and private

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Administration Page 435Sonoma State University 2014-2015 Catalog DIRECTOR, CHILDREN'S SCHOOL  

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Thompson-Clark, M.A. DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES Lisa Wyatt, Ph.D. DIRECTOR, DISABILITY SERVICES FOR STUDENTS Brent Boyer, M.A. DIRECTOR OF ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT Gustavo Flores, B AND REPORTING OFFICER Sean P. Johnson, M.A. MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE STUDENT HEALTH CENTER Georgia Schwartz, M

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Liquefaction Triggering Evaluations at DOE Sites An Update  

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Liquefaction Triggering Evaluations at DOE Sites An Update 2014 Natural Phenomena Hazards Meeting October 21-22, 2014 Germantown, Maryland Michael R. Lewis, Bechtel Corporation Michael D. Boone, Bechtel Corporation Rucker J. Williams, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC Brent Gutierrez, U.S. Department of Energy, Savannah River Site

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Ocean & Coastal Management 47 (2004) 2148 Ecological and political issues surrounding  

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large offshore platforms extract oil and gas from the continental shelf [1]. This ubiquity gives marine, in the North Sea, the decommissioning of Brent Spar, a large floating oil storage tank, made international decommissioning of offshore oil facilities in the Southern California Bight Donna M. Schroeder*, Milton S. Love

Love, Milton

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Ambassadors Bill and Madonna Bond  

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Wiertelak Platinum Tiger $25,000+ Dr. M. Brent Addington Dr. Charles Arkin Armstrong Relocation Emile. Perdue Dr. Barry Phillips Joyce Phillips Dr. Robert L. Richardson, Jr. Roadshow BMW Mike Rose Hardin. Lit Jere & Angie McGuffee Phillip McNeill Mr. & Mrs. Paul Padawer Mr. & Mrs. Charles H. Parker Woody

Dasgupta, Dipankar

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TIGER SCHOLARSHIP FUND Donors to the Tiger Scholarship Fund contributed $6,600,000.00 in 2012-2013 toward student-athlete  

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$25,0000+ Dr. M. Brent Addington Armstrong Relocation Barmor Properties Emile and Carole Bizot Imec Joyce Phillips Amy and Bill Rhodes Dr. Robert L. Richardson, Jr. Roadshow BMW Mike Rose Regional. Janice L. Kolb Konica Minolta Mr. & Mrs. Lester F. Lit Jere & Angie McGuffee Phillip McNeill Mr. & Mrs

Dasgupta, Dipankar

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NASA Space Craft Contest -Artist Info -2D Original, Pg. 1 Information includes title of artwork, artist name and Etsy shop  

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ROBOTS Dylan Strzynski dylanS.etsy.com Orrery Alisha Gould alishagould.etsy.com Moon Tile Kelly Cook Cookstah.etsy.com Wayfinder - Light Reactive Painting Shayla Maddox shaylamaddox.etsy.com The Wonders Painting W. Brent Wear brentwear.etsy.com High Texture Embroidered Moon Rachel B. Hobson Rachel

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I-CARES Grant Awards, 2009 Confidential Information for this Committee Until March 16, 2009  

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I-CARES Grant Awards, 2009 Confidential Information for this Committee Until March 16, 2009 Investigator(s) Department Award 1 Richard Axelbaum EECE 30,000 2 Kelly Bishop School of Business 7,000 3 Earth and Planetary Sciences 5 Michael Brent Computer Sciences & Engineering 33,000 Mark Johnston

Grant, Gregory

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Engineering Industrial & Systems  

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Industrial Engineering Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering Leslie Monplaisir, Ph powerful tool sets used in industry today. -Brent Gillett, BSIE 2007 Advanced Planning Engineer at BMW I is available at: http://ise.wayne.edu/bs-industrial/index What is Industrial Engineering? The industrial

Berdichevsky, Victor

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SIAM J. APPL. MATH. Vol. 48, No. 2, April 1988  

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007 POLYMER FLOODS: A CASE STUDY OF NONLINEAR WAVE ANALYSIS AND OF INSTABILITY CONTROL IN TERTIARY OIL RECOVERY* PRABIR DARIPAf, JAMES GLIMM', BRENT LINDQUISTf, AND OLIVER McBRYANf Abstract. Polymer flooding in oil reservoir simulation is considered in two space dimensions. The wave structures associated

Daripa, Prabir

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GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. ???, XXXX, DOI:10.1029/, A Physical Model for Seismic Noise Generation from Sediment  

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Generation from Sediment Transport in Rivers Victor C. Tsai1,2 , Brent Minchew1,2 , Michael P. Lamb2 , and Jean-Paul Ampuero1,2 Measuring sediment flux in rivers remains a significant problem in studies provide such mea- surements, but the lack of models linking observed seismic quan- tities to sediment flux

Ampuero, Jean Paul

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Result Demonstration Report Pigweed Control in Grain Sorghum Using Peak. 1996 to 1999  

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74 78 Peak + Methylated Oil 0.75 oz + 1 pt 78 88 93 1) WAT = Weeks after treatment application. #12Result Demonstration Report Pigweed Control in Grain Sorghum Using Peak. 1996 to 1999 Brent Bean Summary Studies were conducted from 1996 to 1999 to evaluate pigweed control in grain sorghum using Peak

Mukhtar, Saqib

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Energy Systems Integration A Convergence of Ideas  

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Energy Systems Integration A Convergence of Ideas July 2012 Ben Kroposki, Bobi Garrett, Stuart Macmillan, Brent Rice, and Connie Komomua National Renewable Energy Laboratory Mark O'Malley University of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy

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Multi-fractal Analysis of World Crude Oil Prices  

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In order to reveal the stylized facts of world crude oil prices, R/S (Rescaled Range Analysis) method is introduced in this paper. For illustration, WTI (West Texas Intermediate) and Brent daily crude oil prices are used in this paper. The calculated ...

Xiucheng Dong; Junchen Li; Jian Gao

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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May 2003 NREL/CP-520-33933 Amorphous and Thin-Film  

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Roedern, J. Yang, P. Sims, X. Deng, V. Dalal, D. Carlson, and T. Wang Presented at the National and Thin-Film Silicon Brent P. Nelson,1 Harry A. Atwater,2 Bolko von Roedern,1 Jeff Yang,3 Paul Sims,4. (c) "Thin Silicon-on-Ceramic Solar Cells" by Paul Sims. (d

Deng, Xunming

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VOLUME 19 NUMBER 2, October 2008 THE JEPSON GLOBEA Newsletter from the Friends of The Jepson Herbarium  

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Database Director's Column: Teaching and Research on Moorea (French Polynesia) at the Gump Research Station By Brent D. Mishler Photographs by Albert Park The University of California, Berkeley, has a broad's Richard B. Gump South Pacific Research Station on Moorea in French Polynesia (http:// moorea

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VOLUME 16, NUMBER 3 HVAC&R RESEARCH MAY 2010 The Effects of Filtration on  

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VOLUME 16, NUMBER 3 HVAC&R RESEARCH MAY 2010 273 The Effects of Filtration on Pressure Drop and Energy Consumption in Residential HVAC Systems (RP-1299) Brent Stephens Atila Novoselac, PhD Jeffrey A of high-efficiency HVAC filters is a common strategy to control exposure to airborne particulate matter

Siegel, Jeffrey

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www.lib.uwo.ca/madgic Map, Data and  

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www.lib.uwo.ca/madgic Map, Data and GIS Resources at Western www.lib.uwo.ca/madgic Rev January 2014.lib.uwo.ca/madgic wlmadlib@uwo.ca Reference Brent LaRue Maps Cheryl Woods Data Vince Gray Liz Hill GIS Christine Homuth Library Assistant Map Librarian Data Librarian Data Librarian GIS Technician #12;Our Services: The Map

Lennard, William N.

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Les Cahiers du LED Conditional Markov regime switching model applied to  

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and Brent oil price) to show that such modelling clearly identifies both mean reverting and volatility time series data such as the business cycle, economic growth or unemployment is not new. In his seminal are able to reproduce the different phases of the business cycle and capture the cyclical behaviour of U

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Conditional Markov regime switching model applied to economic modelling.  

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and Brent oil price) to show that this modelling well identifies both mean reverting and volatility regimes times series data as business cycle, economic growth or unemployment is not new. In his seminal paper [7 to reproduce the different phase of the business cycles and captures the cyclical behavior of the U.S. GDP

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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ORIGINAL PAPER A bacterial ice-binding protein from the Vostok ice core  

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to produce a 54 kDa ice-binding protein (GenBank EU694412) that is similar to ice-binding proteins previously- vival at sub-zero temperatures by producing proteins that bind to and inhibit the growth of ice crystalsORIGINAL PAPER A bacterial ice-binding protein from the Vostok ice core James A. Raymond ? Brent C

Christner, Brent C.

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Predicting travel costs for recreational visits at aquatic sites within the Caribbean National Forest using GIS  

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Forest using GIS Brent M. Read, Melinda J. Laituri* Colorado State University, Department of Forest Systems (GIS) provide an ideal environment for studying the spatial patterns by which people choose to visit various recreation sites. Cost surface models, developed in a GIS, can estimate the amount

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A Network Model for The Genesis and Migration of Gas Phase  

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1 A Network Model for The Genesis and Migration of Gas Phase Koukung Alex Chang and W. Brent, of a compositional fluid consisting of water with a dissolved hydrocarbon gas. The model captures both single phase 99% of the (effectively) stored CO2 resides in the liquid phase. Key Words: network model, gas

New York at Stoney Brook, State University of

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Annu. Rev. Genet. 1997. 31:663704 Copyright c 1997 by Annual Reviews Inc. All rights reserved  

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UNDERSTANDING GENE AND ALLELE FUNCTION WITH TWO-HYBRID METHODS Roger Brent Department of Genetics, Harvard@cmb.biosci.wayne.edu KEY WORDS: yeast two-hybrid, interaction trap, protein networks, functional genomics ABSTRACT Two-hybrid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 664 YEAST TWO-HYBRID SYSTEMS

Finley Jr., Russell L.

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Eastern Equatorial Pacific Ocean Sedimentation: Investigating Constant Flux Proxies  

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for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Approved by: Chair of Committee, Franco Marcantonio Committee Members, Mitchell Lyle Debbie Thomas Matthew Schmidt Brent Miller Head of Department, Rick Giardino December 2012 Major Subject: Geology... .......................................................... 74 4.3. Analytical methods .................................................................................................. 77 4.3.1. Uranium and thorium ................................................................................... 77 4...

Singh, Ajay 1980-

2012-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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RAIN AND WIND ESTIMATION FROM SEAWINDS IN HURRICANES AT ULTRA HIGH RESOLUTION  

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function (GMF) which relates wind to backscatter (0 ) is not well understood for extremely high wind speedsRAIN AND WIND ESTIMATION FROM SEAWINDS IN HURRICANES AT ULTRA HIGH RESOLUTION Brent A. Williams method for estimating wind and rain in hurricanes from SeaWinds at ultra-high resolution is developed. We

Long, David G.

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Quick Anomaly Detection by the Newcomb--Benford Law, with Applications to Electoral Processes Data from the USA, Puerto Rico and Venezuela  

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A simple and quick general test to screen for numerical anomalies is presented. It can be applied, for example, to electoral processes, both electronic and manual. It uses vote counts in officially published voting units, which are typically widely available and institutionally backed. The test examines the frequencies of digits on voting counts and rests on the First (NBL1) and Second Digit Newcomb--Benford Law (NBL2), and in a novel generalization of the law under restrictions of the maximum number of voters per unit (RNBL2). We apply the test to the 2004 USA presidential elections, the Puerto Rico (1996, 2000 and 2004) governor elections, the 2004 Venezuelan presidential recall referendum (RRP) and the previous 2000 Venezuelan Presidential election. The NBL2 is compellingly rejected only in the Venezuelan referendum and only for electronic voting units. Our original suggestion on the RRP (Pericchi and Torres, 2004) was criticized by The Carter Center report (2005). Acknowledging this, Mebane (2006) and The...

Pericchi, Luis; 10.1214/09-STS296

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Setting a new course  

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Venezuela and Brazil promise enormous rewards for international oil and gas companies that help them realize their production goals--but risk partially offsets the potential rewards, and neither nation is giving anything away. Oil and gas companies are trying to squeeze every concession they can get from these countries. And the countries are trying to give away as little as possible while still reaching their goals. As usual in these situations, the middle ground doesn't make either side extremely happy, but both have agreements they can live with. Economics and politics are discussed. The paper also describes Brazilian potential, Venezuelan investment, licensing in Brazil, Venezuelan activity and Brazil blocks.

Lyle, D.

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential role of event-driven sediment transport on sediment accumulation in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela  

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Basin, Venezuela Laura Lorenzoni a, , Claudia R. Benitez-Nelson b,c , Robert C. Thunell b,c , David, Venezuela e Venezuelan Foundation for Seismological Research (FUNVISIS), Apartado Postal 76880, Caracas 1070-A, Venezuela a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 8 June 2011 Received

Meyers, Steven D.

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Receiver function study of the crustal structure of the southeastern Caribbean plate boundary and Venezuela  

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and Venezuela Fenglin Niu,1 Tammy Bravo,2 Gary Pavlis,2 Frank Vernon,3 Herbert Rendon,4 Maximiliano Bezada,1 broadband array deployed under the BOLIVAR project and the permanent national seismic network of Venezuela northeastern Venezuela and the Venezuelan Andes. There is a good correlation between crustal structure

Niu, Fenglin

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The gravity field and plate boundaries in Venezuela  

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Free-air and simple Bouguer anomaly maps of the Venezuelan continental margin (from 60W to 72W and from 7N to 13N) are presented. The major features of the free-air map are: the large lows associated with the deep ...

Folinsbee, Robert Allin

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Loanwords in Kali'na, a Cariban language of French Guyana Odile Renault-Lescure  

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. It is constituted by the five Guianas: Venezuelan Guiana, (formerly British) Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana distributed in these countries. 11.141 live in Venezuela, 3000 in Guyana (Forte 2000), 3000 in Suriname (Boven% in Suriname; there is no precise data for French Guiana, but the rate is high). The Kali'na people speak

Boyer, Edmond

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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Contributions from the United States National Herbarium  

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of the Guiana Shield (VENEZUELA: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; GUYANA, SURINAM, FRENCH GUIANA) by V. Funk, DeltaAmacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contributions from the United States National Herbarium and Surinam, French Guiana (a part of France) and the Venezuelan states of Amazonas, Bolivar, and Delta

Mathis, Wayne N.

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Jenn Baka, Frank Ling, and Daniel Kammen UC Berkeley Towards Energy Independence in 2025  

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business-as-usual practices by 2025, realistically eliminating imports from the Persian Gulf by 2021. In fact, over 49% of these imports come from the Persian Gulf, Africa and Venezuela (Table 1 Imports Year Total Oil Use Imports Persian Gulf Imports African Imports* Venezuelan Imports Total Persian

Kammen, Daniel M.

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The Long-Run Relationship between Money, Nominal GDP, and the Price Level in Venezuela: 1950 to 1996  

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that structural breaks may be important. Since the economy depends heavily on oil revenue, oil price shocks haveThe Long-Run Relationship between Money, Nominal GDP, and the Price Level in Venezuela: 1950 and the price level in the Venezuelan economy. We apply time-series econometric techniques to annual data

Ahmad, Sajjad

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Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Highlights Highlights After falling by more than 40 cents per gallon from the beginning of September through mid-November, weekly U.S. average regular gasoline retail prices increased by 8 cents per gallon to reach $3.27 per gallon on December 2, 2013, due in part to unplanned refinery maintenance and higher crude oil prices. The annual average regular gasoline retail price, which was $3.63 per gallon in 2012, is expected to average $3.50 per gallon in 2013 and $3.43 per gallon in 2014. The North Sea Brent crude oil spot price averaged near $110 per barrel for the fifth consecutive month in November. EIA expects the Brent crude oil price to average $108 per barrel in December and decline gradually to $104 per barrel in 2014. Projected West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices average $95 per barrel during 2014.

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Project 371  

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Brent Marquis Brent Marquis Project Manager Sensor Research and Development 17 Godfrey Dr. Orono, ME. 04473 207-866-0100 ext. 241 SEMI-CONDUCTOR METAL OXIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR IN SITU DETECTION OF COAL-FIRED COMBUSTION GASES Description Sensor Research and Development Corporation is developing a robust prototype sensor system for in situ, real-time detection, identification, and measurement of coal-fired combustion gases. The sensor system is comprised of several unique semi-conducting metal oxide (SMO) sensor arrays in tandem with novel gas prefiltration techniques. The sensor array will be able to selectively detect and measure nitric oxide (NO), nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ), sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ), carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), carbon monoxide (CO), and ammonia (NH 3 ). The SMO sensor array is the heart of the combustion gas analyzer being developed

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Mar2013_final.docx  

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Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices declined in the latter half of February and into the first week of March (Figure 1). The Brent front month futures contract settled at $111.15 per barrel on March 7, $5.61 per barrel lower than its settlement price on February 1. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil front month futures price followed a similar price path to Brent, declining by $6.21 per barrel since February 1 to settle at $91.56 on March 7. Economic uncertainty in Europe as well as manufacturing data from China that was below market expectations contributed to the recent crude oil price declines. The

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Source  

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Prices from Market Trends Prices from Market Trends Range of oil price cases represents uncertainty in world oil prices figure data In AEO2013, the Brent crude oil price is tracked as the main benchmark for world oil prices. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price has recently been discounted relative to other world benchmark crude prices. The recent growth in U.S. mid-continental oil production has exceeded the capacity of the oil transportation infrastructure out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the market center for WTI prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects the WTI price to approach levels near the Brent price as new oil pipeline capacity is added and begins operation. Future oil prices are uncertain. EIA develops three oil price cases-Reference, High, and Low-to examine how alternative price paths

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Source  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Prices from Market Trends Prices from Market Trends Range of oil price cases represents uncertainty in world oil prices figure data In AEO2013, the Brent crude oil price is tracked as the main benchmark for world oil prices. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price has recently been discounted relative to other world benchmark crude prices. The recent growth in U.S. mid-continental oil production has exceeded the capacity of the oil transportation infrastructure out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the market center for WTI prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects the WTI price to approach levels near the Brent price as new oil pipeline capacity is added and begins operation. Future oil prices are uncertain. EIA develops three oil price cases-Reference, High, and Low-to examine how alternative price paths

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 July 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Highlights * EIA projects the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price to average about $88 per barrel over the second half of 2012 and the U.S. refiner acquisition cost (RAC) of crude oil to average $93 per barrel, both about $7 per barrel lower than last month's Outlook. EIA expects WTI and RAC crude oil prices to remain roughly at these second half levels in 2013. Beginning in this month's Outlook, EIA is also providing a forecast of Brent crude oil spot prices (see Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Added to Forecast), which are expected to average $106 per barrel for 2012 and $98 per barrel in 2013. These price forecasts assume that world oil-consumption-weighted real gross domestic product

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Apr2012_final.docx  

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2 2 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration April 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 April 9, 2012 Release Crude Oil Prices: After moving higher in the first two months of this year, crude oil prices have traded in a narrow range during the month of March. Front month futures prices for Brent and WTI settled at $123.43 and $103.31 per barrel, respectively, on April 5 (Figure 1). These prices are at the lower end of the $4 and $6 per barrel trading ranges observed for these two benchmarks over the last month. The average price for Brent in March was $124.46 per barrel, the highest

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Idaho National Laboratory Update on Idaho National Laboratory Update on DE FOA 000667 Wireless Charging for w.inl.gov DE-FOA-000667 Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles Jim Francfort Brent Warr www Brent Warr Richard Carlson CERV 2013 Park City, Utah February 2013 Presentation Outline * INL and Vehicle Technology Experience * Conductive Charging Deployment Lessons-Learned That Transfer Directly to Wireless Deployment y p y * DOE-FOA-000667 Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles * Conductive Efficiency? - It depends on where you measure it: 23% to 99.7% * INL Testing Equipment and Facilities 2 2 INL and Vehicle Technology Experience 3 Idaho National Laboratory Bio-mass Bio-mass Nuclear Hydropower Hydropower Wind Wind * U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory * 890 square mile site with 4,000 staff * Support DOE's strategic goal:

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Short-Term Energy Outlook June 2013  

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1 1 June 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) Highlights * After increasing to $119 per barrel in early February 2013, the Brent crude oil spot price fell to a low of $97 per barrel in mid-April and then recovered to an average of $103 per barrel in May. EIA expects that the Brent crude oil spot price will average $102 per barrel over the second half of 2013, and $100 per barrel in 2014. * EIA expects the price of regular gasoline will average $3.53 per gallon over the summer driving season (April through September). The annual average regular gasoline retail price is projected to decline from $3.63 per gallon in 2012 to $3.49 per gallon in 2013 and to $3.37 per gallon in 2014. Energy price forecasts are highly uncertain, and the current values of

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Short-Term Energy Outlook  

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(STEO) (STEO) Highlights * Crude oil prices increased during the first three weeks of July 2013 as world oil markets tightened in the face of seasonal increases in world consumption, unexpected supply disruptions, and heightened uncertainty over the security of supply with the renewed unrest in Egypt. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects that the Brent crude oil spot price, which averaged $108 per barrel over the first half of 2013, will average $104 per barrel over the second half of 2013, and $100 per barrel in 2014. * The discount of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to Brent crude oil, which averaged $18 per barrel in 2012 and increased to a monthly average of $21 per barrel in February 2013, closed below $1.50 per barrel on July 19, 2013, and averaged $3 per barrel for the

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Spectrometer for Sky-Scanning, Sun-Tracking Atmospheric Research (4STAR)  

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Ames: Phil Russell, Jens Redemann, NASA Ames: Phil Russell, Jens Redemann, Ames: Phil Russell, Jens Redemann, NASA Ames: Phil Russell, Jens Redemann, Steve Dunagan, Roy Johnson: Steve Dunagan, Roy Johnson: Battelle PND: Connor Flynn, Beat Schmid, Battelle PND: Connor Flynn, Beat Schmid, Evgueni Kassianov Evgueni Kassianov NASA GSFC: Alexander Sinyuk, Brent NASA GSFC: Alexander Sinyuk, Brent Holben Holben , , & AERONET Team & AERONET Team Collaboration involving: Collaboration involving: NASA Ames, Battelle PND, NASA GSFC NASA Ames, Battelle PND, NASA GSFC 4S 4S TAR TAR : : S S pectrometer for pectrometer for S S ky ky - - S S canning, canning, S S un un - - T T racking racking A A tmospheric tmospheric R R esearch esearch 4STAR: 4STAR: Spectrometer Spectrometer for for Sky Sky - - Scanning Scanning , , Sun Sun - - Tracking Tracking Atmospheric Research Atmospheric Research

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EIA - Annual Energy Outlook 2012 Early Release  

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Prices Prices Crude Oil figure dataPrices for crude oil3 in 2011 remained generally in a range between $85 and $110 per barrel. In 2011, WTI prices were lower than Brent prices because of pipeline capacity constraints that prevented complete arbitrage between WTI and Brent prices. Real imported sweet crude oil prices (2010 dollars) in the AEO2012 Reference case rise to $120 per barrel in 2016 (Figure 5) as pipeline capacity from Cushing, Oklahoma, to the Gulf Coast increases, the world economy recovers, and global demand grows more rapidly than the available supplies of liquids from producers outside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). In 2035, the average real price of crude oil in the Reference case is about $145 per barrel in 2010 dollars, or about $230 per barrel in nominal dollars.

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Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations April 17, 2013 - 1:44pm Addthis This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo Nelson upgraded the home with multiple solar technologies including; daylighting, passive solar and active solar. They also have an 80 gallon solar hot water heater. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo Nelson upgraded the home with multiple solar technologies including; daylighting, passive solar and active solar. They also have an 80 gallon solar hot water heater. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Homeowner Andrea Mitchel, with installer Joe Guasti, proudly shows off small wind turbine installed in Oak Hills, CA. | Photo by Karin Sinclair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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WORKSHOP ON RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATE MARKETS AND CHALLENGES  

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RENEWABLE ENERGY RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATE MARKETS AND CHALLENGES SEPTEMBER 11, 2007 ATTENDEE CONTACT INFORMATION Rick Anderson FPL Energy Power Marketing 700 Universe Blvd. Juno Beach, FL 33408 (561) 304-5323 Richard_Anderson@fpl.com John Atcheson DOE-EERE-WIP EE-2K/Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20585 (202) 586-0771 john.atcheson@ee.doe.gov Mark Bailey DOE-EERE-WIP EE-2K/Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20585 (202) 586-9424 mark.bailey@ee.doe.gov Brent Beerley Iberdrola - CEI 1115 Broadway, 12th Floor New York, NY 10010 (212) 374-2052 brent.beerley@newwindenergy.com Howard Bernstein Massachusetts DOER 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 1020 Boston, MA 02114 (617) 727-4732, ext. 40155

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World class recreation complements cutting-edge science  

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World class recreation complements cutting-edge science World class recreation complements cutting-edge science World class recreation complements cutting-edge science Los Alamos employees enjoy access to a network of 100+ miles of high-quality trails, much of it within walking distance from key Lab facilities or from residents' front doors. April 3, 2012 Bikers (and LANL Postdocs) Brent and Pam in Los Alamos canyon riding hard on the trail Bikers (and LANL Postdocs) Brent and Pam in Los Alamos canyon riding hard on the trail. Hikers, mountain bikers, joggers, and dog walkers can wind through thick forest, cross deep canyons or meander along picturesque mesas within city limits. All work and no play makes J. Robert Oppenheimer a dull boy Perhaps the importance of a good quality of life is why Oppie insisted that

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Surface Temperatures of Insulated Glazing Units: Infrared Thermography Laboratory Measurements  

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Infrared Thermography Measurements of Window Thermal Test Specimen Infrared Thermography Measurements of Window Thermal Test Specimen Surface Temperatures Brent T. Griffith ASHRAE Member, Howdy Goudey, and Dariush Arasteh P.E. ASHRAE Member Building Technologies Program Environment Energy Technologies Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley CA 94720 USA August 2, 2001 This work was supported by the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Building Technology, State and Community Programs, Office of Building Systems of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC03-76SF00098. Surface Temperatures of Window Specimens: Infrared Thermography Laboratory Measurements Brent T. Griffith 1 , Howdy Goudey, and Dariush Arasteh

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jul2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 July 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: During June and the first week of July, Brent crude oil prices remained in the roughly $100 to $106 per barrel range that has held prices since mid-April. The front month futures contract for Brent settled at $105.76 per barrel on July 3, an increase of $3.70 per barrel compared to its settle price on June 3 and at the top of its recent range. Meanwhile, WTI crude oil prices have risen more over the last month with the front month contract settling at $101.24 per barrel on July 3, an increase of $7.79 per barrel since June 3 and the first settle over $100 per barrel since May 2012 (Figure 1).

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_May2013_final  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices declined during April with Brent prices reaching their lowest levels since the summer of 2012. The Brent front month futures contract settled at $102.85 per barrel on May 2, $8 per barrel lower than on April 1. Futures prices for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) also declined in April, with the front month contract settling at $93.99 per barrel on May 2 (Figure 1). Developments on both the supply and demand side have likely contributed to lower crude oil prices over the last month. Lower than expected first quarter GDP growth in China as well as a higher amount of OPEC spare production capacity applied

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jan2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: In a continuation of the low price-volatility trend from much of fourth quarter 2012, Brent crude oil prices were relatively unchanged over the last month and remained in a narrow trading range (Figure 1). From December 3, 2012, to January 3, 2013, the average front month price of Brent crude oil was $109.48, only $0.02 per barrel lower than its November average. Over the same period, the WTI front month contract averaged $88.68 per barrel, an increase of $1.89 per barrel from its November average. The New Year began with an agreement among U.S. lawmakers to avoid a combination

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Mar2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

March 2012 March 2012 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration March 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 March 6, 2012 Release Crude Oil Prices: During the month of February, crude oil prices moved higher and out of the trading range they had been in since November. Brent settled at $126.20 per barrel and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) settled at $108.84 on March 1, increases of $15 and $11 dollars per barrel from February 1, respectively (Figure 1). The March 1 price for Brent was the highest price that the front month contract has settled at since April 8, 2011. The increase in oil prices over the last month is a reflection of the current tight balance between

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 1 3 1 October 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Front month futures prices for the Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil benchmarks fell in September. The Brent contract settled at $109.00 per barrel on October 3, a decline of $6.68 per barrel since September 3, and WTI settled at $103.31 per barrel on October 3, falling by $5.23 per barrel over the same period (Figure 1). These changes marked the first month-over-month declines in crude oil prices since May 2013. The return of some Libyan production and declining refinery runs during September helped put downward pressure on crude oil prices. This is a regular monthly companion to the EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

International International Range of oil price cases represents uncertainty in world oil prices figure data In AEO2013, the Brent crude oil price is tracked as the main benchmark for world oil prices. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price has recently been discounted relative to other world benchmark crude prices. The recent growth in U.S. mid-continental oil production has exceeded the capacity of the oil transportation infrastructure out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the market center for WTI prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects the WTI price to approach levels near the Brent price as new oil pipeline capacity is added and begins operation. Future oil prices are uncertain. EIA develops three oil price cases-Reference, High, and Low-to examine how alternative price paths

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

International International Range of oil price cases represents uncertainty in world oil prices figure data In AEO2013, the Brent crude oil price is tracked as the main benchmark for world oil prices. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price has recently been discounted relative to other world benchmark crude prices. The recent growth in U.S. mid-continental oil production has exceeded the capacity of the oil transportation infrastructure out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the market center for WTI prices. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects the WTI price to approach levels near the Brent price as new oil pipeline capacity is added and begins operation. Future oil prices are uncertain. EIA develops three oil price cases-Reference, High, and Low-to examine how alternative price paths

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Microsoft Word - ALIVE_ARM2007_kiedron.doc  

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Meeting 2007 Meeting 2007 Comparison of aerosol optical depth from passive and active measurements during the 2005 Aerosol Lidar Validation Experiment (ALIVE) at SGP Peter Kiedron 1 , Connor Flynn 2 , Richard Ferrare 3 , Brent Holben 4 , Joseph Michalsky 5 , Beat Schmid 6 and James Slusser 7 1 CIRES/NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, peter.kiedron@noaa.gov 2 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, connor.flynn@pnl.gov 3 NASA Langley Research Center, richard.a.ferrare@nasa.gov 4 NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, brent@spamer.gsfc.nasa.gov 5 NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, joseph.michalsky@noaa.gov 6 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, beat.schmid@pnl.gov 7 Colorado State University, sluss@uvb.nrel.colostate.edu ABSTRACT: During the Aerosol Lidar Validation Experiment (ALIVE) conducted from Sep 12

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Apr2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Outlook Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Brent crude oil prices moved lower from the beginning of March to the first week in April. The Brent front month crude oil futures price settled at $106.34 per barrel on April 4, $4.06 per barrel lower than on March 1 (Figure 1). The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil benchmark, on the other hand, rose over the last month, nearly reaching its 2013 high in March. The WTI front month futures price settled at $93.26 on April 4, an increase of $2.58 per barrel since March 1. Recent disappointing employment, manufacturing, and service sector data in the United States has lowered expectations for economic growth and world crude oil and

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jan2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

January 2012 January 2012 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration January 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 January 10, 2012 Release Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices in early January are slightly higher than levels seen one month ago. The front month futures contracts for Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) are $3.75 and $1.61 per barrel above their respective closing prices on December 1, 2011 as of January 5, 2012. Both benchmarks continue to trade in the same band that they have been in since coming off their lows in early October. The low and high settlement prices for Brent were $103.35 and

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Short-Term Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

(STEO) (STEO) Highlights  After falling by more than 40 cents per gallon from the beginning of September through mid-November, weekly U.S. average regular gasoline retail prices increased by 8 cents per gallon to reach $3.27 per gallon on December 2, 2013, due in part to unplanned refinery maintenance and higher crude oil prices. The annual average regular gasoline retail price, which was $3.63 per gallon in 2012, is expected to average $3.50 per gallon in 2013 and $3.43 per gallon in 2014.  The North Sea Brent crude oil spot price averaged near $110 per barrel for the fifth consecutive month in November. EIA expects the Brent crude oil price to average $108 per barrel in December and decline gradually to $104 per barrel in 2014. Projected West Texas

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Estimating VaR and ES of the spot price of oil using futures-varying centiles  

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This paper illustrates the power of modern statistical modelling in estimating measures of market risk, here applied to the Brent and WTI spot price of oil. Both Value-at-Risk (VaR) and Expected Shortfall (ES) are cast in terms of conditional centiles based upon semi-parametric regression models. Using the GAMLSS statistical framework, we stress the important aspects of selecting a highly flexible parametric distribution (skewed Student's t-distribution) and of modelling both skewness and kurtosis as non-parametric functions of the price of oil futures. Furthermore, an empirical application characterises the relationship between spot oil prices and oil futures - exploiting the futures market to explain the dynamics of the physical market. Our results suggest that NYMEX WTI has heavier tails compared with the ICE Brent. Contrary to the common platitude of the industry, we argue that 'somebody knows something' in the oil business.

Giacomo Scandroglio; Andrea Gori; Emiliano Vaccaro; Vlasios Voudouris

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cross hedging jet-fuel price exposure  

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This paper investigates the cross hedging performance of several oil forwards contracts using WTI, Brent, gasoil and heating oil to manage jet-fuel spot price exposure. We apply three econometric techniques that have been widely tested and applied in the cross hedging literature on foreign exchange and stock index futures markets. Using quotes from the financial industry on forward contracts, we can show that the optimal cross hedging instrument depends on the maturity of the instrument's forwards contract. The results highlight that the standard approach in the literature to use crude oil as a cross hedge is not optimal for time horizons of three months or less. By contrast, for short hedging horizons our results indicate that gasoil forwards contracts represent the highest cross hedging efficiency for jet-fuel spot price exposure, while for maturities of more than three months, the predominance of gasoil diminishes in comparison to WTI and Brent.

Zeno Adams; Mathias Gerner

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PowerPoint Presentation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Brent J. Heuser Brent J. Heuser Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign US DOE NEUP ATF-IRP-UIUC Prime Engineered Zircaloy Cladding Modifications for Improved Accident Tolerance of LWR Fuel Participants UIUC AFT-IRP Philosophical Approach U.S. LWR assets are safe, well-maintained, and well-operated. Zr-based cladding performs well in LWRs under normal operational conditions. Extensive performance data base with respect to normal and transient conditions. Regulatory approval/industry acceptance for modified Zr-based cladding path of least resistance. Modifications of Zr-based cladding can lead to ATF without significant impact on performance under normal operational conditions. Two Solution Pathways to Mitigate Accelerated

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January 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

(STEO) (STEO)  This edition of the Short-Term Energy Outlook is the first to include forecasts for 2014.  EIA expects that the Brent crude oil spot price, which averaged $112 per barrel in 2012, will fall to an average of $105 per barrel in 2013 and $99 per barrel in 2014. The projected discount of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil to Brent, which averaged $18 per barrel in 2012, falls to an average of $16 per barrel in 2013 and $8 per barrel in 2014, as planned new pipeline capacity lowers the cost of moving Mid-continent crude oil to the Gulf Coast refining centers.  EIA expects that falling crude prices will help national average regular gasoline retail prices

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Jun2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 June 2013 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: After declining in March and April, Brent and WTI prices traded in a relatively narrow range for most of May. Brent settled at $103.61 per barrel on June 6, an increase of $3.66 per barrel since May 1, and WTI settled at $94.76 per barrel on June 6, an increase of $3.73 per barrel since May 1 (Figure 1). Recent oil price reflect a more subdued outlook for world economic growth, the possibility of the U.S. Federal Reserve bank reducing or ending its asset purchases program, and continued improvements in forecasts for non-OPEC crude oil production,

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Energy Systems Integration: A Convergence of Ideas  

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Integration Integration A Convergence of Ideas July 2012 Ben Kroposki, Bobi Garrett, Stuart Macmillan, Brent Rice, and Connie Komomua National Renewable Energy Laboratory Mark O'Malley University College Dublin Dan Zimmerle Colorado State University NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. 1 Energy Systems Integration A Convergence of Ideas Benjamin Kroposki, Bobi Garrett, Stuart Macmillan, Brent Rice, Connie Komomua National Renewable Energy Laboratory Mark O'Malley University College Dublin Dan Zimmerle Colorado State University Prepared under Task No. 2940.5017 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency

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Hedge Fund, Financial Stress, and Cross-Market Linkages  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Physical Market Conditions, Paper Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity & the WTI-Brent Spread Bahattin Büyükşahin Thomas Lee Jim Moser Michel Robe * 1 Brent WTI - Büyükşahin, Lee, Moser & Robe 2012 Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity & the WTI-Brent Spread Bahattin Büyükşahin Thomas Lee Jim Moser Michel Robe * 2 Brent WTI - Büyükşahin, Lee, Moser & Robe 2012 * T H I S P R E S E N T A T I O N R E F L E C T S T H E O P I N I O N S O F I T S A U T H O R S O N L Y A N D N O T T H O S E O F T H E I N T E R N A T I O N A L E N E R G Y A G E N C Y ( O E C D - I E A ) O R M E M B E R C O U N T R I E S , T H E U . S . D E P A R T M E N T O F E N E R G Y ( E I A ) , I T S A D M I N I S T R A T O R , T H E U . S . C O M M O D I T I E S F U T U R E S T R A D I N G C O M M I S S I O N ( C F T C ) , T H E C O M M I S S I O N E R S , O

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10.1101/gr.3866105Access the most recent version at doi: 2005 15: 1777-1786Genome Res.  

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10.1101/gr.3866105Access the most recent version at doi: 2005 15: 1777-1786Genome Res. Michael R. Brent ORF at each locus Genome annotation past, present, and future: How to define an References http://genome.cshlp.org/content/15/12/1777.full.html#related-urls Article cited in: http://genome.cshlp.org/content/15/12/1777.full

Cheng, Jianlin Jack

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The pen as an instrument for justice: nineteenth-century literature by Afro-American women  

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such as Frederick Douglass and William Wells Brown, and of white writers such as Harriet Beecher Stowe. Black women writers' messages of concern for other black females were advanced by various methods. By revealing intimate details of their lives, Linda Brent... on the injustices of slavery and racism. From 1850 to 1900, these writers published narratives, novels, newspaper articles, and poetry in their literary quests for justice. However, despite the interest in. black male authors such as Frederick Douglass...

Creed, Patricia Ann

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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160 REVUE DE L'OFCE 117 AVRIL 2011 Ptrole : pousse des prix sur fond de rvolution  

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Brent cot� � Londres et le Western Texas Intermediate (WTI) cot� � New York fin 2010. Depuis la mi 2011), principal terminal p�trolier am�ricain. Sous l'effet de la sp�culation (les prix du WTI demeurent en contango1), les stocks de p�trole se sont accumul�s � Cushing. Or, la demande de WTI a d

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Talk, No Action On Nuclear Waste Plan  

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Talk, No Action On Nuclear Waste Plan ... Nowhere was how an exasperated Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, chairman of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Americas Nuclear Future, described the status of the U.S.s search for a place to store spent commercial nuclear fuel and other radioactive waste. ... Although the blue-ribbon commission had completed its seminal report on nuclear waste in January, Scowcroft noted that action on its recommendations was nowhere. ...

JEFF JOHNSON

2012-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The international status of intelligence-collecting reconnaissance satellites  

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May 1972 Major Subject: Political Science THE INTERNATIONAL STATUS OF INTELLIGENCE- COLLECTING RECONNAISSANCE SATELLITES A Thesis by BRENT ALLEN GATES Approved as to style and content by: (Chairman of Commit e) 09JD ' J 'd (Head of Department... and legal issues surrounding aerial reconnaissance are examined. It is shown that the rapid technological evolution of spaceborne reconnaissance systems which is taking place in the absence of international agreements governing these systems is a...

Gates, Brent Allen

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PowerPoint Presentation  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

High and Rising Oil Prices, Despite the US High and Rising Oil Prices, Despite the US Oil Production Boom EIA Annual Conference, 17-18 June 2013 Jan Stuart Head of Energy, Commodities Research FID +1 212 325 1013 jan.stuart@credit-suisse.com ANALYST CERTIFICATIONS AND IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES ARE IN THE DISCLOSURE APPENDIX. FOR OTHER IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES, PLEASE REFER TO https://firesearchdisclosure.credit-suisse.com. CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES RESEARCH & ANALYTICS BEYOND INFORMATION ® Client-Driven Solutions, Insights, and Access Commodities Group - 2 What do markets tell us Source: the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL(tm) service, Credit Suisse Global Commodities Research, IEA Brent 1-2 futures and front month price

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Microsoft Word - Highlights.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

 Hurricane Sandy resulted in the loss of electric power to about 8.5 million customers on the East Coast and the shutdown of two refineries, major petroleum distribution terminals, and pipelines because of power outages and flooding. Progress reports on the status of electricity and liquid fuels supply are available in the U.S. Department of Energy's Hurricane Sandy Situation Reports.  EIA projects that the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price will average $89 per barrel in the fourth quarter of 2012, about $4 per barrel lower than in last month's Outlook, while the Brent crude oil price is expected to average about $1 per barrel less

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Nov2011_final_11.7.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11 11 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration November 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 November 8, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. On October 4, prices for both world waterborne (Brent) and U.S. domestic (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil reached their lowest levels since February 2011 and August 2010, respectively, as uncertainty surrounding European debt and fears of slower economic growth weighed heavily on markets. Since that time, renewed hopes for a solution to stabilize the Eurobond market and several positive economic reports from the U.S. have put upward

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Surface Temperature of IGUs  

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117 117 Surface Temperatures of Insulated Glazing Units: Infrared Thermography Laboratory Measurements Brent T. Griffith, Daniel Türler, and Dariush Arasteh Building Technologies Program Environmental Energy Technologies Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley, CA 94720 USA Fax: 510-486-6046, email: D_Arasteh@lbl.gov Abstract Data are presented for the distribution of surface temperatures on the warm-side surface of seven different insulated glazing units. Surface temperatures are measured using infrared thermography and an external referencing technique. This technique allows detailed mapping of surface temperatures that is non-intrusive. The glazings were placed between warm and cold environmental chambers that were operated at conditions

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Oct2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration October 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 October 12, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. World crude oil prices generally moved downward during the month of September, with Brent crude oil falling over $12 during the month and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) a slightly lower $9 (Figure 1). Economic concerns and a continued debt crisis in Europe lowered price levels across multiple asset classes; physical oil prices, in turn, were affected by lower expectations about near and mid-term world oil demand growth. The balance between

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Dec2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices have been relatively unchanged since the start of November (Figure 1). The ranges for both Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) from November 1 to December 6 are the smallest over any five-week period since April of this year. Relatively stable crude oil prices may reflect a balance of risk as markets wait for more news concerning potential supply disruptions and future economic growth. Specific events like the resolution of the "fiscal cliff" issues, new developments in the Eurozone situation or new supply disruptions arising from tensions in the Middle East may provide a catalyst to push crude oil

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CCHF | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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CCHF CCHF Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers Research Science Highlights News & Events Publications Contact BES Home Centers CCHF Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalization (CCHF) Director(s): T. Brent Gunnoe Lead Institution: University of Virginia Mission: To develop, validate, and optimize new methods to rearrange the bonds of hydrocarbons, implement enzymatic strategies into synthetic systems, and design optimal environments for catalysts that can be used to reversibly functionalize hydrocarbons, especially for more efficient use of natural gas including low temperature conversion to liquid fuels. Research Topics: catalysis (homogeneous), catalysis (heterogeneous), bio-inspired, hydrogen

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Markets & Finance - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Workshops Workshops Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages Workshop (September 23, 2013) Workshop Agenda and Participants Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages II Workshop (September 27, 2012) Workshop Agenda and Participants Workshop Summary Notes Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the Brent-WTI Spread Bahattin Buyuksahin, Thomas K. Lee, James T. Moser and Michel A. Robe Presentation (Michel Robe) Discussant Presentation (Lutz Kilian) Speculation in the Oil Market Luciana Juvenal and Ivan Petrella Presentation (Luciana Juvenal) Discussant Presentation (James Hamilton) Financial Investment in Commodities Markets: Potential Impact on Commodity Prices and Volatilities Institute of International Finance (IIF) Commodities Task Force Presentation (Hung Tran)

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Methodology to quantify leaks in aerosol sampling system components  

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of inspiration for me. I would like to thank my committee members, Dr. Yassin A. Hassan and Dr. Dennis O?Neal, for their suggestions and review of my work. This study was performed under funding provided by Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC...) with the contract (T.O. GA 0071) administered by the Education, Research & Development Association (ERDA) of Georgia Universities. Mr. Brent C. Blunt is the project officer for WSRC and Dr. Katib A. Karam is the contract administrator for ERDA. Their financial...

Vijayaraghavan, Vishnu Karthik

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Oral History, Civil Rights and the Archival Role  

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Oral History, Civil Rights and the Archival Role Rebecca Hankins, C.A., M.L.I.S Prescript: The years 2003 to 2006 will witness the anniversaries of many of the events that represent the Modern Civil Rights Movement. With the 50th anniversary...-384. 5. Staples, Brent. ?Senator Strom Thurmond's Not-So-Secret Black Daughter.? New York Times, December 18, 2003. 6. Stricklin, David and Rebecca Sharpless, eds. The Past Meets the Present: Essays on Oral History. Lanham, MD: University Press...

Hankins, Rebecca

2004-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling and control of a twin-screw extruder  

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the optimal quality value and toler- ance for each quality parameter. REG- TOL determines a range of acceptable control settings within the region defined by the quality tolerances. ACKNOW LEDGEMENTS I would like to thank my committee chairman, Dr. Dale...-Lay. Their insight into industry needs provided a clear picture of my objectives. Finally, I would like to thank Brent and Sammi, and other family and friends. I could not have made it without them. Their love and support has constantly been v;ith me and gives me...

Richburg, Leslie Leitzy

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Commercial Reference Building Models of the National Building Stock  

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Department of Energy Department of Energy Commercial Reference Building Models of the National Building Stock Michael Deru, Kristin Field, Daniel Studer, Kyle Benne, Brent Griffith, and Paul Torcellini National Renewable Energy Laboratory Bing Liu, Mark Halverson, Dave Winiarski, and Michael Rosenberg Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Mehry Yazdanian Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Joe Huang Formerly of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Drury Crawley Formerly of the U.S. Department of Energy Technical Report NREL/TP-5500-46861 February 2011 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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STEO January 2013 - world oil prices  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Gap between U.S. and world oil prices to be cut by more than Gap between U.S. and world oil prices to be cut by more than half over next two years The current wide price gap between a key U.S. and a world benchmark crude oil is expected to narrow significantly over the next two years. The spot price for U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude oil, also known as WTI , averaged $94 a barrel in 2012. That's $18 less than North Sea Brent oil, which is a global benchmark crude that had an average price of $112 last year. The new monthly forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the price gap between the two crude oils to shrink to $16 a barrel this year and then to $8 in 2014. That's when WTI would average $91 a barrel and Brent would be at $99. The smaller price gap will result from new pipelines coming on line that will lower the cost of

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Optimising the reward of appraisal drilling  

SciTech Connect

Management of the uncertainties associated with the development of a hydrocarbon resource is essential to minimize economic risk. In many instances these uncertainties can only be reduced by appraisal drilling. This presentation illustrates the efforts being made to manage uncertainty by determining its impact on overall project profitability. The Value of Information (VOI) approach is described. VOI aims at quantifying the benefits of appraisal by determining its economic reward in terms of its contribution to a development plan which is economically robust over the uncertainty range. Appraisal drilling costs can be reduced by combining appraisal and development objectives in one well. The growing use of horizontal drilling technology has resulted in novel approaches to appraisal. As examples, in the Osprey and Brent Fields (UK North Sea) wells were designed to satisfy both appraisal and development objectives. In Osprey, a well was drilled from a central production platform to provide water injection support in a satellite structure while at the same time appraising the saddle area between the two structures. In Brent, horizontal wells are used to appraise and develop the so called slump blocks, characterized by being highly faulted and compartmentalized. Another increasingly common application of horizontal wells is for the flank appraisal of hydrocarbon bearing structure. Examples from the Rabi Field (Gabon) and Batan Field (Nigeria) show how appraisal was achieved by extending the reach of horizontal development wells from the central core of the structures.

Gdula, J.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimising the reward of appraisal drilling  

SciTech Connect

Management of the uncertainties associated with the development of a hydrocarbon resource is essential to minimize economic risk. In many instances these uncertainties can only be reduced by appraisal drilling. This presentation illustrates the efforts being made to manage uncertainty by determining its impact on overall project profitability. The Value of Information (VOI) approach is described. VOI aims at quantifying the benefits of appraisal by determining its economic reward in terms of its contribution to a development plan which is economically robust over the uncertainty range. Appraisal drilling costs can be reduced by combining appraisal and development objectives in one well. The growing use of horizontal drilling technology has resulted in novel approaches to appraisal. As examples, in the Osprey and Brent Fields (UK North Sea) wells were designed to satisfy both appraisal and development objectives. In Osprey, a well was drilled from a central production platform to provide water injection support in a satellite structure while at the same time appraising the saddle area between the two structures. In Brent, horizontal wells are used to appraise and develop the so called slump blocks, characterized by being highly faulted and compartmentalized. Another increasingly common application of horizontal wells is for the flank appraisal of hydrocarbon bearing structure. Examples from the Rabi Field (Gabon) and Batan Field (Nigeria) show how appraisal was achieved by extending the reach of horizontal development wells from the central core of the structures.

Gdula, J.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How do OPEC news and structural breaks impact returns and volatility in crude oil markets? Further evidence from a long memory process  

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Abstract Since its formation, OPEC through its conference decisions has been a major player in the world oil markets. The purpose of this paper is to examine the impacts of OPEC's different news announcements on the conditional expectations and volatility of crude oil markets in the presence of long memory and structural changes. To do so, we first discern OPEC's oil production behavior in response to its cut, maintain, and increase decisions. Then by applying the ARMAGARCH class models to the two global benchmarks WTI and Brent over the period May 1987 through December 2012, we find strong evidence of long memory. The empirical evidence also shows that OPEC's announcements especially the cut and the maintain decisions have a significant effect on both returns and volatility of the crude oil markets, particularly that of the WTI. Moreover, we explore the possibility of structural breaks in the crude oil prices and detect five (six) breakpoints for the WTI (Brent) oil markets. The presence of structural breaks reduces the persistence of volatility. Accounting for OPEC's scheduled news announcements in the presence of structural changes reduces the degree of volatility persistence and enhances the understanding of this volatility in the oil markets. These results have several implications for policy makers, oil traders and other participants in the crude oil markets.

Walid Mensi; Shawkat Hammoudeh; Seong-Min Yoon

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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pmm.vp  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

U.S. Energy Information Administration/Petroleum Marketing Monthly December 2013 Table 26. F.O.B. a Costs of Imported Crude Oil for Selected Crude Streams (Dollars per Barrel) Year Quarter Month Canadian Lloydminster Iraqi Basrah Light Mexican Mayan Nigerian Qua Iboe Venezuelan Merey 1985 Average .................................. 23.79 - 24.23 - - 1986 Average .................................. 12.77 - 10.93 - - 1987 Average .................................. 15.12 - 15.72 - - 1988 Average .................................. 11.28 - 11.26 - - 1989 Average .................................. W - 14.71 - - 1990 Average .................................. 18.50 - 17.29 - - 1991 Average .................................. 13.51 - 13.02 - - 1992 Average .................................. W -

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e-Science perspectives in Venezuela  

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We describe the e-Science strategy in Venezuela, in particular initiatives by the Centro Nacional de Calculo Cientifico Universidad de Los Andes (CECALCULA), Merida, the Universidad de Los Andes (ULA), Merida, and the Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas (IVIC), Caracas. We present the plans for the Venezuelan Academic Grid and the current status of Grid ULA supported by Internet2. We show different web-based scientific applications that are being developed in quantum chemistry, atomic physics, structural damage analysis, biomedicine and bioclimate within the framework of the E-Infrastructure shared between Europe and Latin America (EELA)

Daz, G; Hamar, V; Hoeger, H; Mendoza, C; Mendez, Z; Nez, L A; Ruiz, N; Torrens, R; Uzcategui, M

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Buildings Research - Commercial Buildings Research Staff  

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Commercial Buildings Research Staff Commercial Buildings Research Staff Members of the Commercial Buildings research staff have backgrounds in architectural, civil, electrical, environmental, and mechanical engineering, as well as computer science, physics, and chemistry. Brian Ball Kyle Benne Eric Bonnema Larry Brackney Alberta Carpenter Michael Deru Ian Doebber Kristin Field Katherine Fleming David Goldwasser Luigi Gentile Polese Brent Griffith Rob Guglielmetti Elaine Hale Bob Hendron Lesley Herrmann Adam Hirsch Eric Kozubal Feitau Kung Rois Langner Matt Leach Nicholas Long Daniel Macumber James Page Andrew Parker Shanti Pless Jennifer Scheib Marjorie Schott Michael Sheppy Greg Stark Justin Stein Daniel Studer Alex Swindler Paul Torcellini Evan Weaver Photo of Brian Ball Brian Ball, Ph.D., Senior Engineer brian.ball@nrel.gov

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Agenda March 25 - 26, 2010 Willard Intercontinental Hotel, Washington, DC Thursday, March 25, 2010 Open Meeting - Grand Ballroom 11:00 a.m. Open meeting/review agenda Tim Frazier 11:10 a.m. Opening comments from Secretary Chu 11:25 a.m. Opening discussion - Co-chairs Honorable Lee Hamilton General Brent Scowcroft 11:35 a.m. Opening discussion - members Honorable Pete Domenici Honorable Chuck Hagel Honorable Phil Sharp Mr. Mark H. Ayers Honorable Vicky Bailey Dr. Albert Carnesale Ms. Susan Eisenhower Mr. Jonathan Lash Dr. Allison Macfarlane Dr. Richard A. Meserve Dr. Ernie Moniz Mr. John Rowe Dr. Per F. Peterson 12:30 p.m. Lunch

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The Secretary of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

22, 2011 22, 2011 The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President of the Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Mr. President: As required by Section 304(c) of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of 1982, as amended, Public Law 97-425, enclosed please find the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management's Annual Financial Report for the years ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 as required by Section 302(c)(l) ofNWPA. The information in this report is current only as of September 30, 2009, and does not reflect actions or changes that have occurred since then. Since September 2009, I established a Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and General Brent Scowcroft. The

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PowerPoint Presentation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Recalibration Methodology for Transmitters and Recalibration Methodology for Transmitters and Instrumentation Pradeep Ramuhalli Pacific Northwest National Laboratory May 21-22, 2013 2 Project Overview  Goal: Develop and evaluate a standardized framework for next- generation online monitoring applicable to current and future nuclear systems  Participants: PNNL (Pradeep Ramuhalli, Jamie Coble, Guang Lin, Brett Braatz) AMS (Brent Shumaker)  Research directly supports primary goals of LWRS, SMR, ARC, NGNP, and MPACT  Supports secondary goals of AF and UNFD 3 Project Background  Measurement reliability key to safe, economic and secure operation of nuclear systems Interval-based recalibration used to assure reliability  Current practices have several drawbacks Time consuming and expensive

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Sep2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 1 September 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 September 7, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. After a fairly quiet July, oil prices experienced some significant downward movement (Figure 1) in the first week of August. From a prompt month price of $94.89 on August 1, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, fell over $15 to settle at $79.30 eight days later on August 9. This was the lowest settlement price for the prompt month contract since September of 2010. Brent, a crude oil produced in the North Sea, experienced similar price drops during the same period, falling to a recent low of $102.57 on August 9, though still well

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Appendix A  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2. Petroleum product prices 2. Petroleum product prices (2012 dollars per gallon, unless otherwise noted) Sector and fuel Reference case Annual growth 2012-2040 (percent) 2011 2012 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 Crude oil prices (2012 dollars per barrel) Brent spot .............................................................. 113.24 111.65 96.57 108.99 118.99 129.77 141.46 0.8% West Texas Intermediate spot ............................... 96.55 94.12 94.57 106.99 116.99 127.77 139.46 1.4% Average imported refiners acquisition cost 1 ........... 104.47 101.10 88.07 100.01 109.22 119.80 130.80 0.9% Delivered sector product prices Residential Propane .............................................................. 2.31 2.20 2.17 2.27 2.35 2.45 2.52 0.5%

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Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

May 2002 May 2002 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook May 2002 Overview World Oil Markets: World oil prices continued to rise in April, with OPEC Basket and Brent prices rising by $2 per barrel on average from March levels. April marked the second consecutive month that the OPEC basket price finished above $22 per barrel, the lower end of the target range for the OPEC basket price. The U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price averaged over $26 per barrel in April, and closed over $27 per barrel by month's-end (Figure 1). In addition to psychological factors market fundamentals will also push world oil prices up as inventory draws in the OECD countries validate that supply cuts are taking place following the enactment of the January 2002 quota. West Texas Intermediate prices could rise to almost $30 per barrel in

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Apr2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11 11 1 April 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 April 12, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices averaged $88.58 per barrel in February then rose to $108 per barrel by the end of March (Figure 1). Projected WTI prices average $106 in 2011 and $114 per barrel in 2012, increases of $5 per barrel and $9 per barrel, respectively, from last month's Outlook. Growing volumes of Canadian crude oil imported into the United States contributed to record-high storage levels at Cushing, Oklahoma, and a price discount for WTI compared with similar quality world crudes such as Brent. Consequently, the projected U.S. refiner

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Highlights.doc  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

July 2002 July 2002 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook July 2002 Overview World Oil Markets: World oil price markers fell in June, with both Brent crude oil and the OPEC basket prices averaging $1.00 - $1.50 per barrel below May averages. Nevertheless, June marked the fourth consecutive month that the OPEC basket price averaged above $22 per barrel, the lower end of OPEC's target range. The basket price has been above $22 per barrel since March 8 and is projected to remain within the target range ($22-28 per barrel) through 2003. Moderate OPEC restraint, combined with accelerating world demand growth later in 2002 and into 2003 is expected to maintain elevated prices. The U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil price averaged almost $2 per barrel lower in June than

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Feb2013_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices moved higher in January and out of the trading range they had been in for much of fourth quarter 2012 (Figure 1). The Brent front month futures contract averaged $112.35 per barrel in January, an increase of about $3 per barrel from its December average, and denoted the highest monthly average for the crude oil benchmark since September 2012. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil front month futures prices also increased in January, averaging $94.83 per barrel. Prices also continued to move higher in early February. January saw a broad-based rally in most commodity and equity markets around the

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Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages II  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

II II September 27, 2012 Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585 8:00 a.m. Check-in and coffee break 8:45 a.m. Opening remarks by Administrator and introductions of the participants 9:15 a.m. Morning session 1: Price behavior, benchmark spreads, oil futures market participation and trading activities of commodity index traders and physical traders Paper Title: Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the Brent- WTI Spread * Presenter: Michel Robe, American University and CFTC * Discussant: Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan * Questions, answers and discussions by all participants 10:45 a.m. Coffee break 11:00 a.m. Morning session 2: Speculative components and premium in crude oil prices:

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OPEC Production Likely To Remain Low  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4 4 Notes: With a background of some weakening demand from weakening economies (being pushed lower by high crude oil prices), OPEC has shown not only a a reluctance to increase production any time soon, but has actually decreased production. OPEC has attempted to reduce production by 3.5 million barrels per day so far this year. The last of these cuts is not to occur until September, which will affect consuming countries the most over the upcoming winter. Tightness in both European (Brent price) and Asian (Dubai price) markets are reflected in the recent strength seen in the marker crude oil for these regions. But with the effect of the 2nd OPEC production cuts just taking effect and the effect of the 3rd production cut yet to come, U.S. crude oil stocks are

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the tritium shot heard around the world  

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the tritium shot heard around the world Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the tritium shot heard around the world By John Greenwald December 9, 2013 Tweet Widget Facebook Like Google Plus One PPPL staffers monitor a closed-circuit screen during the historic 1993 experiment. PPPL staffers monitor a closed-circuit screen during the historic 1993 experiment. Gallery: Some 1993 D-T shot staffers in today's control room. Front row from left: Marilee Thompson; Steve Sabbagh; PPPL Deputy Director for Research Michael Zarnstorff. Rear row from left: Ken Hill; Dave Johnson; Eric Fredrickson; Charles Skinner; Brent Stratton; Lane Roquemore. (Photo by Elle Starkman, PPPL Offfice of Communications) Some 1993 D-T shot staffers in today's control room. Front row from left: Marilee Thompson; Steve Sabbagh; PPPL Deputy Director for Research Michael

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41 - 14450 of 31,917 results. 41 - 14450 of 31,917 results. Article Advanced Biofuels: How Scientists are Engineering Bacteria to Help Drive America Researchers at the Energy Department's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have engineered the first strains of the bacteria to digest switchgrass biomass and synthesize its sugars into all three types of transportation fuels -- gasoline, diesel and jet fuels. http://energy.gov/articles/advanced-biofuels-how-scientists-are-engineering-bacteria-help-drive-america Article INL's Move to Google Apps Enables Flexibility, Scalability Brent Stacey, Chief Information Officer and Information Management Director at Energy's Idaho National Laboratory (INL) recently stated, "INL is moving to what we call a high performance workplace." http://energy.gov/cio/articles/inls-move-google-apps-enables-flexibility-scalability

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Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2013  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Energy Module Energy Module This page inTenTionally lefT blank 21 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 International Energy Module The LFMM International Energy Module (IEM) simulates the interaction between U.S. and global petroleum markets. It uses assumptions of economic growth and expectations of future U.S. and world crude-like liquids production and consumption to estimate the effects of changes in U.S. liquid fuels markets on the international petroleum market. For each year of the forecast, the LFMM IEM computes BRENT and WTI prices, provides a supply curve of world crude-like liquids, and generates a worldwide oil supply- demand balance with regional detail. The IEM also provides, for each year of the projection period, endogenous and

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Daniela Rodica Radu  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Mesoporous silica nanomaterials for applications in catalysis, sensing, drug Mesoporous silica nanomaterials for applications in catalysis, sensing, drug delivery and gene transfection Daniela Rodica Radu A dissertation submitted to the graduate faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Major: Chemistry Program of Study Committee: Victor Shang-Yi Lin, Major Professor William S. Jenks Marc D. Porter Nicola L. Pohl Brent H. Shanks Iowa State University Ames, Iowa 2004 Copyright 0 Daniela Rodica Radu, 2004. All rights reserved. .. 11 Graduate CoIlege Iowa State University This is to certify that the doctoral dissertation of Daniela Rodica Radu has met the dissertation requirements of Iowa State University For the Major Program ... 1 1 1 DEDICATION To my children "Float straight ahead and if the land you are looking for does not exist yet, be sure that God

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: The front month futures price for Brent, the world waterborne crude benchmark, increased by $5.72 per barrel to settle at $115.26 per barrel on September 5 (Figure 1). Front month futures prices for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil also increased over the same time period but by a lesser amount, to settle at $108.37 per barrel on September 5. The primary drivers of higher crude oil prices over the past five weeks included an uptick in unplanned crude oil production outages and increased tensions in the Middle East. Continued disputes between local governments in the eastern oil producing regions of Libya and the central government in Tripoli combined with worker strikes at

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Dec2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 1 Independent Statistics & Analysis U.S. Energy Information Administration December 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 December 6, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. Prices for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved higher at the end of November with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) closing at $100.20 on November 30; near its highest price since June 9 and only the second time the benchmark has settled over $100 since then (Figure 1). Brent prices finished the month at $110.52 per barrel, towards the higher end of the $100 to $115 per barrel trading range the front month contract has been in since August.

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Adev,Bdev,Cdev  

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CUDA CUDA Fortran 2013 Mathew Colgrove The Portland Group brent.leback@pgroup.com CPU Code GPU Code real, device, allocatable, dimension(:,:) :: Adev,Bdev,Cdev . . . allocate (Adev(N,M), Bdev(M,L), Cdev(N,L)) Adev = A(1:N,1:M) Bdev = B(1:M,1:L) call mm_kernel >> ( Adev, Bdev, Cdev, N, M, L) C(1:N,1:L) = Cdev deallocate ( Adev, Bdev, Cdev ) . . . attributes(global) subroutine mm_kernel ( A, B, C, N, M, L ) real :: A(N,M), B(M,L), C(N,L), Cij integer, value :: N, M, L integer :: i, j, kb, k, tx, ty real, shared :: Asub(16,16),Bsub(16,16) tx = threadidx%x ty = threadidx%y i = blockidx%x * 16 + tx j = blockidx%y * 16 + ty Cij = 0.0 do kb = 1, M, 16 Asub(tx,ty) = A(i,kb+tx-1)

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Mar2011_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

March 2011 March 2011 1 March 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 March 8, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot prices averaged $88.58 per barrel in February, slightly lower than the January average, while over the same time period the estimated average cost of all crude oil to U.S. refineries increased by about $4.50 per barrel to $92.50. Growing volumes of Canadian crude oil imported into the United States contributed to record-high storage levels at Cushing, Oklahoma, and a price discount for WTI compared with similar quality world crudes such as Brent crude oil. Projected WTI spot prices rise to an average of $105 per barrel in December

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Summary of Important Terms PETROLEUM PRICES  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Important Terms Important Terms PETROLEUM PRICES Refiner acquisition cost of crude oil (RAC): The average monthly cost of crude oil to U.S. refiners, including transportation and fees. The composite cost is the weighted average of domestic and imported crude oil costs. Typically, the imported RAC is about $1.50 per barrel below the monthly average spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil and is within about $0.20 per barrel of the average monthly spot price of Brent crude oil. Unless otherwise stated, the imported RAC is what is referred to in this report as the 'world oil price" or "average crude oil price." Retail motor gasoline prices: The average pump prices for gasoline reported in the Short-term Energy Outlook are derived from the Energy Information

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FTCP FAQ Standards Qualifying Officials List - Savannah River Operations Office  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SR TQP Functional Area Qualifying Officials SR TQP Functional Area Qualifying Officials Functional Area Name Phone Organization Chemical Processing Pat Suggs 803-208-2908 AMWDP I Ci vi] Structural Engineering Mike Dholakia 803-208-1228 AMWDP Brent Gutierrez 803-208-2969 AMWDP I Construction Management Robert Baker 803-644-3711 AMWDP William Huxford 803-952-4281 NNSA Criticality Safety Glenn Christenbury 803-208-3737 NNSA Norm Shepard 803-208-3618 AMNMSP Deactivation and Decommissioning Angelia Adams 803-952-8593 AMCP Helen Belencan 803-952-8696 AMCP Electrical Systems Fred Brown 803-208-2529 AMWDP Michael Mikolanis 803-208-1223 AMWDP Marc Woodworth 803-208-3966 AMNMSP Emergency Management Cindy Brizes 803-952-4290 NNSA Howard Burgess 803-952-5538 OS SES Environmental Compliance ·A very Hammett 803-952-7805 AMCP

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Secretary Chu Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Secretary Chu Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future January 29, 2010 - 12:57pm Addthis As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to restarting America's nuclear industry, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the formation of a Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to provide recommendations for developing a safe, long-term solution to managing the Nation's used nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. The Commission is being co-chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft. In light of the Administration's decision not to proceed with the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, President Obama has directed Secretary

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NUG 2013 Business Day  

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» » Business Day NUG 2013 Business Day NUG Business Meeting Agenda Tuesday, February 12, 2013 NERSC Oakland Scientific Facility 8:30 - Working Breakfast: Welcome and Introductions -- Stephane Ethier 9:00 - NERSC Accomplishments and Plans -- Francesca Verdier 9:30 - Department of Energy Update -- Dave Goodwin 9:45 - NERSC's New Building Update -- Brent Draney 10:00 - Edison Update -- Richard Gerber, Tina DeClerck, Zhengji Zhao 10:30 - Break 10:45 - The NERSC 8 Procurement -- Katie Antypas 11:15 - NERSC Initiative: Preparing Applications for Exascale, Nick Wright 11:45 - NERSC Parallel Database Evaluation - Yushu Yao 12:00 - Working Lunch: The role of NUGEX; Announcement of NUGEX election results; General discussion - Stephane Ethier & Frank Tsung 13:30 - Requirements Reviews Update - Richard Gerber & Harvey Wasserman

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MONTICELLO NPL SITES Minutes and Action Items of the Federal Facilities Agreement Meeting  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Minutes and Action Items of the Federal Facilities Agreement Meeting Minutes and Action Items of the Federal Facilities Agreement Meeting September 16 and 17,2008 Meeting Location U.S. Department of Energy Site Office, Monticello, Utah Meeting Attendees Jalena Dayvault- U.S. Department of Energy Tim Bartlett- S.M. Stoller Todd Moon- S.M. Stoller Linda Sheader- S. M. Stoller Paul Wetherstein- S.M. Stoller Brent Everett- Utah Department of Environmental Quality Duane Mortensen- Utah Department of Environmental Quality Paul Mushovic- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Rob Stites- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (participated by phone) Christina Wilson- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (participated by phone) Meeting topics and discussion points are summarized under the headings listed below. The agenda and copies of handouts presented during the meeting are attached to this report.

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FIVE YEAR REVIEW - MONTICELLO RADIOACTIVELY CONTAMINATED PROPERTIES - 06/11/2007  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Third Five-Year Review Report Third Five-Year Review Report for Monticello Radioactively Contaminated Properties Monticello, Utah San Juan County, Utah June 2007 Office of Legacy Management DOE M/1473 2007 - -L Work Performed Under DOE Contract No. for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management. DE-AC01-02GJ79491 Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Office of Legacy Management Office of Legacy Management Office of Legacy Management U.S. Department of Energy DOE-LM/1473-2007 Five-Year Review Report Third Five-Year Review Report For Monticello Radioactively Contaminated Properties Monticello, Utah San Juan County, Utah June 2007 Prepared by U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management Grand Junction, Colorado Approved by: Raymond M:'P' ness Deputy Director U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy Management Brent H. Everett

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Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Frequent-Interval Frequent-Interval Seismic CPTu D. Bruce Nothdurft, MSCE, PE, PG SRS Geotechnical Engineering Department Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Alec V. McGillivray, PhD, PE Geotechnical Consultant Brent J. Gutierrez, PhD, PE NPH Engineering Manager, DOE-SR Motivation  The seismic piezocone penetration test (SCPTu) utilized at SRS because it provides rapid and thorough site characterization.  Evaluation of non-linear soil behavior...  detailed stratigraphy  small-strain velocity measurements  large-strain non-seismic measurements  Depth scale disparity  large-strain non-seismic measurements nearly continuous with depth  small-strain velocity measurements over 1 m depth intervals. 2 October 25-26, 2011 DOE NPH Conference

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Report to the Secretary  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Report to the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Report to the Secretary of Energy Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Report to the Secretary of Energy The Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future (BRC) was formed by the Secretary of Energy at the request of the President to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle and recommend a new strategy. It was cochaired by Rep. Lee H. Hamilton and Gen. Brent Scowcroft. Other Commissioners were Mr. Mark H. Ayers, the Hon. Vicky A. Bailey, Dr. Albert Carnesale, Sen. Pete Domenici, Ms. Susan Eisenhower, Sen. Chuck Hagel, Mr. Jonathan Lash, Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane, Dr. Richard A. Meserve, Dr. Ernest J. Moniz, Dr. Per Peterson, Mr. John Rowe, and Rep. Phil Sharp.

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Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook October 2013  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

and Winter Fuels Outlook October 2013 1 and Winter Fuels Outlook October 2013 1 October 2013 Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook (STEO) Highlights  EIA projects average U.S. household expenditures for natural gas and propane will increase by 13% and 9%, respectively, this winter heating season (October 1 through March 31) compared with last winter. Projected U.S. household expenditures are 2% higher for electricity and 2% lower for heating oil this winter. Although EIA expects average expenditures for households that heat with natural gas will be significantly higher than last winter, spending for gas heat will still be lower than the previous 5-year average (see EIA Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook slideshow).  Brent crude oil spot prices fell from a recent peak of $117 per barrel in early September to

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Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Special Analysis Special Analysis + EXPAND ALL Feature Articles Status of Libyan Loading Ports and Oil and Natural Gas Fields September 2013 PDF EIA Estimates of Crude Oil and Liquid Fuels Supply Disruptions September 2013 PDF 2013 Outlook for Gulf of Mexico Hurricane-Related Production Outages June 2013 PDF Summer 2013 Outlook for Residential Electric Bills June 2013 PDF Key drivers for EIA's short-term U.S. crude oil production outlook February 2013 PDF Constraints in New England likely to affect regional energy prices this winter January 2013 PDF Change in STEO Regional and U.S. Degree Day Calculations September 2012 PDF Changes to Electricity and Renewables Tables August 2012 PDF Brent Crude Oil Spot Price Forecast July 2012 PDF 2012 Outlook for Hurricane-Related Production Outages in the Gulf of Mexico June 2012 PDF

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Nov2012_final.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 Crude Oil Prices: Crude oil prices decreased slightly in October with most of the decline coming at the end of the month. The Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) front month futures contracts decreased by $4 and $5 per barrel, respectively, since October 1 and settled at $108.17 and $87.09 dollars per barrel on November 1 (Figure 1). These are the lowest levels for both crude oil benchmarks since the beginning of August 2012. The downward price pressure coincided with third quarter earnings announcements from companies in the S&P 500 that were below market expectations. Many companies also lowered their earnings guidance for the first half of 2013, citing uncertainty over the

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Pub  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Changes from Previous AEO Changes from Previous AEO Updated Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Reference case (April 2013): Extension of the projection period through 2040, an additional five years beyond AEO2012. Adoption of a new Liquid Fuels Market Module (LFMM) in place of the Petroleum Market Module used in earlier AEOs provides for more granular and integrated modeling of petroleum refineries and all other types of current and potential future liquid fuels production technologies. This allows more direct analysis and modeling of the regional supply and demand effects involving crude oil and other feedstocks, current and future processes, and marketing to consumers. A shift to the use of Brent spot price as the reference oil price. AEO2013 also presents the average West Texas Intermediate spot price of

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Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices  

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Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices Title Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-2804E Year of Publication 2009 Authors Arasteh, Dariush K., Christian Kohler, and Brent T. Griffith Date Published 10/2009 Call Number LBNL-2804E Abstract The paper describes the development of a model specification for performance monitoring systems for commercial buildings. The specification focuses on four key aspects of performance monitoring: performance metrics measurement system requirements data acquisition and archiving data visualization and reporting The aim is to assist building owners in specifying the extensions to their control systems that are required to provide building operators with the information needed to operate their buildings more efficiently and to provide automated diagnostic tools with the information required to detect and diagnose faults and problems that degrade energy performance.

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International Energy Outlook 2006 - Special Topics  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Special Topics Special Topics International Energy Outlook 2006 World Oil Prices in IEO2006 World Oil Prices, 1980-2030: Comparison of IRAC and Average Price of Imported Low-Sulfur, Light Crude Oil (ILSLCO) to U.S. Refiners (2004 Dollars per Barrel). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Figure Data In previous IEOs, the world crude oil price was defined on the basis of the average imported refiner acquisition cost of crude oil to the United States (IRAC), which represented the weighted average of all imported crude oil. Historically, the IRAC price has tended to be a few dollars less than the widely cited prices of premium crudes, such as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent, which refiners generally prefer for their low viscosity

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Microsoft Word - MPUR_Feb2011_final_rh.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11 11 1 February 2011 Short-Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report 1 February 8, 2011 Release Crude Oil Prices. WTI crude oil spot prices averaged $89 per barrel in January, about the same as the December average, while over the same time period the estimated average cost of all crude oil to U.S. refineries increased by about $1 per barrel. Growing volumes of Canadian crude oil imported into the United States contributed to record-high storage levels at Cushing, Oklahoma, and a price discount for WTI compared with similar quality world crudes such as Brent crude oil. Projected WTI spot prices rise to an average of $95 per barrel in December 2011 and continue to increase to $99 per barrel by the

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Microsoft PowerPoint - S08-06_Peters_Result of Salt Batch Qualifications.ppt  

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Salt Batch Qualification Testing Salt Batch Qualification Testing Tom Peters, Samuel Fink; E&CPT Research Programs, Savannah River National Laboratory Mark Geeting, Steven Brown, David Martin, Brent Gifford; Tank Farm Engineering, Savannah River Remediation November 17, 2010 SRNL-MS-2010-00250 Print Close 2 This presentation..... Results of Salt Batch Qualification Testing * Describes the Integrated Salt Disposition Project (ISDP), the newest operating facilities at the Savannah River Site for treating stored radioactive waste. * Reviews the past campaigns of salt disposition (Macrobatch 1 and 2). * Reviews current operations (Macrobatch 3) * Outlines the next qualification (Macrobatch 4) * Discusses the limiters in operations. Print Close 3 Introduction In 2001, the Department of Energy (DOE) identified Caustic-Side Solvent

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Microsoft PowerPoint - McDeavitt - 2013 NEAC Overview (6-13-2013)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IRP - Fuel Aging in Storage and Transportation (FAST): IRP - Fuel Aging in Storage and Transportation (FAST): Characterization Methods to Evaluate the Aging of Used Nuclear Fuel in Storage Used Nuclear Fuel in Storage Sean M. McDeavitt & FAST Team Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee June 13, 2013 1 FAST IRP Team Darryl Butt *** Mike Hurley Sin Ming Loo James Tulenko *** Yong Yang Gerhard E. Fuchs Brent Heuser *** James Stubbins g Jacob Eapen K. L. Murty Sean M. McDeavitt Lin Shao Todd Allen Jake Blanchard Zhenqiang (Jack) Ma K S idh *** Kumar Sridharan *** Thad Adams Carl Beyer 2 *** Indicates Technical Mission Area Leaders Program Overview Program Overview * Basic Objectives Method Development - Method Development - Phenomena Characterization - Predictive Modeling g * Four Technical Missions Four Technical Missions

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7-27-20100-US_FinTestimony_Kristina_Johnson.pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Dr. Kristina M. Johnson Dr. Kristina M. Johnson Under Secretary of Energy U.S. Department of Energy Before the Committee on the Budget U.S. House of Representatives July 27, 2010 Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, my name is Kristina M. Johnson, Under Secretary of Energy. I appreciate the invitation to appear before the Committee to discuss issues surrounding the Government's responsibility for the safe management and disposition of nuclear waste. The Department remains committed to meeting its obligations for disposing of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. To that end, the Secretary, at the direction of the President, has established a Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and General Brent Scowcroft. The

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2017 Levelized Costs AEO 2012 Early Release  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Crude Oil Prices: International crude oil benchmarks moved higher in November, showing their first month-over-month increase since August, while U.S. crude oil prices moved higher during the first week of December. The North Sea Brent front month futures price settled at $110.98 per barrel on December 5, an increase of $5.07 per barrel since its close on November 1 (Figure 1). The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) front month futures contract rose $2.77 per barrel compared to November 1, settling at $97.38 per barrel on December 5. A combination of better-than-expected economic data and a continuation of supply outages buoyed international crude oil prices in November. Recent manufacturing data for the United States and China were above expectations, supporting demand for

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IRLab Thermography  

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IRLab Thermography Experiments IRLab Thermography Experiments The human eye can't see the heat that shines off of everyday objects. But with the help of infrared imagers, researchers can "see" and measure this heat which radiates from every surface. This data can produce images called thermograms that are based on the temperature of objects. Researchers Dariush Arasteh, Brent Griffith, Daniel Türler, Paul LaBerge, Howdy Goudey, and Christian Kohler of the Building Technologies Program have developed an Infrared Thermography Laboratory to measure and image the surface temperatures of windows and other insulated systems. This type of thermal testing has the advantage that large amounts of surface temperature data can be collected without disrupting the test situation. The data are collected as an image that allows for a quick understanding of the relative performance of various parts in the system.

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Seismic Capacity of Threaded, Brazed, and Grooved Pipe Joints  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SEISMIC CAPACITY OF THREADED, SEISMIC CAPACITY OF THREADED, BRAZED AND GROOVED PIPE JOINTS Brent Gutierrez, PhD, PE George Antaki, PE, F.ASME DOE NPH Conference October 25-26, 2011 Motivation * Understand the behavior and failure mode of common joints under extreme lateral loads * Static and shake table tests conducted of pressurized - Threaded, - Brazed, - Mechanical joints Static Testing o Pressurized spool to 150 psi o Steady downward force applied while recording deflections o Grooved clamped mech. joints * 16 tests performed o Threaded joints * 4 tests o Brazed (copper) * 4 tests Grooved Couplings o Catalog items o ASTM A106 Grade B piping o ASTM A 536 couplings o Lateral deflections imposed well above manufacturer's angular installation tolerance

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Microsoft Word - appa.docx  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2. Petroleum product prices 2. Petroleum product prices (2011 dollars per gallon, unless otherwise noted) Sector and fuel Reference case Annual growth 2011-2040 (percent) 2010 2011 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 Crude oil spot prices (2011 dollars per barrel) Brent 1 ..................................................................... 81.31 111.26 105.57 117.36 130.47 145.41 162.68 1.3% West Texas Intermediate ....................................... 81.08 94.86 103.57 115.36 128.47 143.41 160.68 1.8% Delivered sector product prices Residential Propane .............................................................. 2.34 2.13 1.98 2.09 2.17 2.25 2.35 0.3% Distillate fuel oil ................................................... 3.02 3.66 3.73 4.03 4.34 4.67 5.07 1.1%

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Microsoft Word - RailTG_Jan16_07_call_minutes.rtf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tuesday, January 16, 2007, 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. EST Tuesday, January 16, 2007, 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. EST Conference Call Minutes Participants: Chair: Jay Jones (RW), Alex Thrower (RW) Members: Kevin Blackwell (DOT/FRA), Anne de Lain Clark (WGA), Ray English (NNPP), Scott Field (WIEB), Brent Kiser (Ohio PUC), Christina Nelson (NCSL), Cort Richardson (CSG/ERC), Carlisle Smith (CSG/MW), James Stem (UTU), Sarah Wochos (CSG/MW) Contractor Support: Ralph Best (BSC), Randy Coppage (BAH), Michele Enders (SAIC), Laura van Houten (Legin) Summary: The conference call began at 11:00 a.m. eastern time on Tuesday, January 16, 2007. Jay announced this conference call would be a brief call on status updates from each of the four subgroups and a general update on the upcoming TEC meeting. This topic group will be chaired

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Federal Test Procedure Emissions Test Results from Ethanol Variable-Fuel Vehicle Chevrolet Luminas  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Federal Test Procedure Emissions Test Results from Federal Test Procedure Emissions Test Results from Ethanol Variable-Fuel Vehicle Chevrolet Luminas Kenneth J. Kelly, Brent K. Bailey, and Timothy C. Coburn National Renewable Energy Laboratory Wendy Clark Automotive Testing Laboratories, Inc. Peter Lissiuk Environmental Research and Development Corp. Presented at Society for Automotive Engineers International Spring Fuels and Lubricants Meeting Dearborn, MI May 6-8, 1996 The work described here was wholly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a U.S. government agency. As such, this information is in the public domain, may be copied and otherwise accessed freely, and is not subject to copyright laws. These papers were previously published in hard copy form by the Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc. (Telephone: 412.776.4970; E-mail: publications@sae.org)

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Microsoft Word - Inspections Subgroup Minutes_012406_Final _2_.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Inspections Subgroup Conference Call Inspections Subgroup Conference Call DRAFT Tuesday, January 24, 2006 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST Group Co-Chairs: Tim Runyon (State of Illinois) and Carlisle Smith (State of Ohio) Participants: Lisa Janairo (CSG), Brent Kiser (State of Ohio), Scott Field (WIEB), Kevin Blackwell (DOT), Jule Fausto (State of Utah), Sandy Covi (Union Pacific), Cort Richardson (CSG), Pat Brady (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) DOE Support contractors also participated on the call. Action Items: Responsible Party Action to be Taken All: Send written comments on work scope to Lisa Janairo by February 3. Lisa Janairo: Distribute old TEC documents on rail/CVSA comparison. Distribute DOE order that addresses rail inspections (per Sandy's suggestion).

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Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy. Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy. Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy. Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy,.Summary of Important Terms PETROLEUM PRICES Refiner acquisition cost of crude oil (RAC): The average monthly cost of crude oil to U.S. refiners, including transportation and fees. The composite cost is the weighted average of domestic and imported crude oil costs. Typically, the imported RAC is about $1.50 per barrel below the monthly average spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil and is within about $0.20 per barrel of the average monthly spot price of Brent crude oil. Unless otherwise stated, the imported RAC is what is referred to in this report as the 'world oil price" or "average crude oil price." 24701

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Coupling Air Flow Models to Load/Energy Models and Implications for  

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Coupling Air Flow Models to Load/Energy Models and Implications for Coupling Air Flow Models to Load/Energy Models and Implications for Envelope Component Testing and Modeling Speaker(s): Brent Griffith Date: July 30, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Dariush Arasteh Air models allow accounting for air temperature variations within a thermal zone or along the surface of an envelope component. A recently completed ASHRAE research project (RP-1222) produced a source code toolkit focused on coupling airflow models to load routines typical of whole building energy simulation. The two modeling domains are computed separately (and iteratively) with relevant temperature boundary conditions passed back and forth. One of the air models in the toolkit is a new contribution to crude/fast airflow modeling that is based on solving the Euler equation

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Day 2 - Thurs Plenary 1 - Vic Reis.ppt  

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Energy, Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change: Energy, Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change: Options and Opportunities for the Next Administration Victor Reis Senior Advisor Department of Energy victor.reis@hq.doe.gov The role of the Department of Energy An interactive "work in progress" Your Picture Here Some of the Many Briefing (More or Less) Recipients Government Sam Bodman Arden Bement John Marburger Don Kerr Pete Domenici Jim Timbie Tony Tether Adm. Kirk Donald Former Government George Shultz Bill Perry Jim Schlesinger Sam Nunn Brent Scowcroft Bennett Johnston John Deutch Rich Mies Dick Meserve Jim Woolsey Academia Princeton MIT Harvard Texas U.C. Berkeley Vanderbilt Oregon State Stanford Cal Tech Utah (Law) Labs Argonne Oak Ridge Los Alamos Livermore Berkeley Sandia SLAC JPL(NASA) Organizations Naval Submarine League Stratcom SAG

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Microsoft Word - 081217_RMTAPreport.doc  

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Risk Management Techniques and Risk Management Techniques and Practice Workshop WORKSHOP REPORT December 2008 Compiled by Terri Quinn and Mary Zosel Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL-TR-409240 Workshop Steering Committee Arthur Bland, ORNL; Vince Dattoria, SC/ASCR/DOE HQ; Bill Kramer, LBNL; Sander Lee, NNSA/ASC/DOE HQ; Terri Quinn, LLNL (workshop chair); Randal Rheinheimer, LANL; Mark Seager, LLNL; Yukiko Sekine, SC/ASCR/DOE HQ; Jeffery Sims, ANL; Jon Stearly, SNL; and Mary Zosel, LLNL (host organizer) Workshop Group Chairs Ann Baker, ORNL; Robert Ballance, SNL; Kathlyn Boudwin, ORNL; Susan Coghlan, ANL; James Craw, LBNL; Candace Culhane, DoD; Kimberly Cupps, LLNL; Brent Draney, LBNL; Ira Goldberg, ANL; Patricia Kovatch, UTenn/NICS; Robert Pennington, NCSA; Kevin Regimbal, PNNL; Randal Rheinheimer, LANL;

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U.S. Energy Information Administration | Annual Energy Outlook 2013  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 9 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Reference case Table A12. Petroleum product prices (2010 dollars per gallon, unless otherwise noted) Energy Information Administration / Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Table A12. Petroleum product prices (2011 dollars per gallon, unless otherwise noted) Sector and fuel Reference case Annual growth 2011-2040 (percent) 2010 2011 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 Crude oil prices (2011 dollars per barrel) Brent spot .............................................................. 81.31 111.26 105.57 117.36 130.47 145.41 162.68 1.3% West Texas Intermediate spot ............................... 81.08 94.86 103.57 115.36 128.47 143.41 160.68 1.8% Average imported refiners acquisition cost 1 ........... 77.49 102.65 102.19 113.48 125.64 138.70 154.96 1.4%

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Extraterrestrial Plate Tectonics  

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Extraterrestrial Plate Tectonics Extraterrestrial Plate Tectonics Name: Brent Status: student Grade: 6-8 Location: TX Country: USA Date: Spring 2011 Question: Is there plate tectonics on other planets? Replies: The short answer is that scientists really don't know for sure if there has been or is active plate tectonics on other planets in our solar system. NASA scientists have found some evidence of possible plate tectonics on Mars, but some scientists have discounted this information. Similarly, some scientists have suggested that there may have been plate tectonics on Venus, but it is not a well-supported idea. A link to one of the pages about Mars discusses magnetic "striping" similar to that found on Earth: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/1999/ast29apr99_1/gested

282

Magellan Final Report  

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Magellan Report on Magellan Report on Cloud Computing for Science U.S. Department of Energy Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) December, 2011 CSO 23179 The Magellan Report on Cloud Computing for Science U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) December, 2011 Magellan Leads Katherine Yelick, Susan Coghlan, Brent Draney, Richard Shane Canon Magellan Staff Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Adam Scovel, Iwona Sakrejda, Anping Liu, Scott Campbell, Piotr T. Zbiegiel, Tina Declerck, Paul Rich Collaborators This research used resources of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility at Argonne National Laboratory, which is supported by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC02¬06CH11357, funded through the American Recovery

283

Unit root properties of crude oil spot and futures prices  

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In this article, we examine whether WTI and Brent crude oil spot and futures prices (at 1, 3 and 6 months to maturity) contain a unit root with one and two structural breaks, employing weekly data over the period 19912004. To realise this objective we employ Lagrange multiplier (LM) unit root tests with one and two endogenous structural breaks proposed by Lee and Strazicich [2003. Minimum Lagrange multiplier unit root test with two structural breaks. Review of Economics and Statistics, 85, 10821089; 2004. Minimum LM unit root test with one structural break. Working Paper no. 0417, Department of Economics, Appalachian State University]. We find that each of the oil price series can be characterised as a random walk process and that the endogenous structural breaks are significant and meaningful in terms of events that have impacted on world oil markets.

Svetlana Maslyuk; Russell Smyth

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

A nonparametric GARCH model of crude oil price return volatility  

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The use of parametric GARCH models to characterise crude oil price volatility is widely observed in the empirical literature. In this paper, we consider an alternative approach involving nonparametric method to model and forecast oil price return volatility. Focusing on two crude oil markets, Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI), we show that the out-of-sample volatility forecast of the nonparametric GARCH model yields superior performance relative to an extensive class of parametric GARCH models. These results are supported by the use of robust loss functions and the Hansen's (2005) superior predictive ability test. The improvement in forecasting accuracy of oil price return volatility based on the nonparametric GARCH model suggests that this method offers an attractive and viable alternative to the commonly used parametric GARCH models.

Aijun Hou; Sandy Suardi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Are there really bubbles in oil prices?  

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Abstract The aim of this paper is to identify bubbles in oil prices by using the exponential fitting methodology proposed by Watanabe etal. (2007) [28,29]. We use the daily US dollar closing crude oil prices of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) covering the 1986:01:022013:07:09 and the Brent for the 1987:05:202013:07:09 periods. The distinguishing feature of this study from the previous studies is that this is the first study in the literature showing the existence of bubbles in crude oil prices. We found that there are four distinct periods of persistent bubbles in the crude oil prices since 1986. Two of these persistent bubbles are before 2000 and two of them are after 2000. We conclude that further research is needed to understand better how futures markets may impact the oil price formation.

Mehmet Balcilar; Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir; Hakan Yetkiner

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Modelling oil price volatility with structural breaks  

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In this paper, we provide two main innovations: (i) we analyze oil prices of two prominent markets namely West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent using the two recently developed tests by Narayan and Popp (2010) and Liu and Narayan, 2010 both of which allow for two structural breaks in the data series; and (ii) the latter method is modified to include both symmetric and asymmetric volatility models. We identify two structural breaks that occur in 1990 and 2008 which coincidentally correspond to the Iraqi/Kuwait conflict and the global financial crisis, respectively. We find evidence of persistence and leverage effects in the oil price volatility. While further extensions can be pursued, the consideration of asymmetric effects as well as structural breaks should not be jettisoned when modelling oil price volatility.

Afees A. Salisu; Ismail O. Fasanya

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

RECs Workshop Panelist Discussion Questions  

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Challenges Challenges Panel #1: Discussion Panel on REC Markets, Prices, Trading, and Liquidity Moderator, Karlynn Cory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Brent Beerley, IBERDROLA - Marketer Perspective Carrie Cullen-Hitt, Constellation NewEnergy - Retailer Perspective Carrie Plemons, PPM Energy - Generator Perspective John Pappas, PG&E - Purchaser Perspective Jim Scarrow, Chadbourne & Parke - Financier Perspective * Where do RECs have the greatest value today? What factors drive differences in value? Do you expect this to change over time? * How important are prospective REC revenue streams to project finance decisions? How certain are these revenue streams? What are the key market risks? How can REC revenues play a greater role in project finance? What governmental actions, at the state or federal

288

Secretary Chu Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future  

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Secretary Chu Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future January 29, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to restarting America's nuclear industry, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the formation of a Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to provide recommendations for developing a safe, long-term solution to managing the Nation's used nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. The Commission is being co-chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft. In light of the Administration's decision not to proceed with the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, President Obama has directed Secretary

289

Microsoft PowerPoint - 2013_summer_fuels.pptx  

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S F l O tl k 2013 Summer Fuels Outlook April 9, 2013 www.eia.gov U.S. Energy Information Administration Independent Statistics & Analysis Key factors driving the short-term outlook * World liquid fuels consumption growth driven by emerging economies, with continuing consumption declines in OECD economies, with continuing consumption declines in OECD countries. * Non-OPEC supply growth, particularly in North America, pp y g , p y , expected to keep pace with world liquid fuels consumption growth and contribute to modest declines in world crude oil prices. prices. * Brent crude oil prices fall gradually over the forecast, averaging, from $112 per barrel in 2012 to $108 per barrel in g g, $ p $ p 2013 and $101 per barrel in 2014. The discount for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil relative to other world

290

Microsoft Word - Inspections Subgroup Minutes_022306_Draft _2_.doc  

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- 5/3/2006 Page 1 - 5/3/2006 Page 1 TEC Rail Topic Group, Inspections Subgroup Conference Call Thursday, February 23, 2006 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST DRAFT Group Co-Chairs: Tim Runyon (State of Illinois) and Carlisle Smith (State of Ohio) Participants: Lisa Janairo (CSG), Kevin Blackwell (DOT), Brent Kiser (State of Ohio), Scott Field (WIEB), Cort Richardson (CSG), Pat Brady (Burlington Northern Santa Fe), Rick Hand (State of Illinois) Action Items: Responsible Party Action to be Taken All Participants Provide comments on draft inspection questions to Lisa Janairo by March 1, 2006. Kevin Blackwell Distribute a copy of the updated April 2000 legal memo from FRA defining inspector authorities. Distribute list of FRA-certified state inspectors.

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FEMP Peer Review  

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Panel Report Panel Report September 20-21, 2005 FEMP PEER REVIEW PANEL Paul DeCotis, Chair New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Floyd E. Barwig Iowa Energy Center Richard S. Brent Solar Turbines, Inc. Bruce Gross Dominion Federal Corporation Kenneth L. James Pacific Gas and Electric Company Meg Matt The Matt Group Richard A. Morgan Morgan Marketing Partners Francis J. Murray, Jr. Energy/Environmental Consultant Maria Papadakis James Madison University Polly N. Shaw Consultant Susan E. Stratton Energy Center of Wisconsin James J. Winebrake, Ph.D. Rochester Institute of Technology David B. Zabetakis David B. Zabetakis, LLC November 4, 2005 Mr. Rick Khan, Program Manager Federal Energy Management Program U.S. Department of Energy

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Today in Energy - Daily Prices - Prices - U.S. Energy Information  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

December 20, 2013Daily Prices December 20, 2013Daily Prices Daily wholesale and retail prices for various energy products are shown below, including spot prices and select futures prices at national or regional levels. Prices are updated each weekday (excluding federal holidays), typically between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. This page is meant to provide a snapshot of selected daily prices only. Prices are republished by EIA with permission as follows: Wholesale Spot Petroleum Prices from Thomson Reuters, Retail Petroleum Prices from AAA Fuel Gauge Report, Prompt-Month Energy Futures from CME Group, and Select Spot Prices from SNL Energy. Daily Prices Wholesale Spot Petroleum Prices, 12/19/13 Close Product Area Price Percent Change* Crude Oil ($/barrel) WTI 98.40 +0.8 Brent 110.78 +1.1 Louisiana Light 108.27 +4.9

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Natural Gas - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - U.S. Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2012 | Release Date: Mar. 8, 7, 2012 | Release Date: Mar. 8, 2012 | Next Release: Mar. 15, 2012 Previous Issues Week: 12/22/2013 (View Archive) JUMP TO: In The News | Overview | Prices | Storage In the News: Crude oil-to-natural gas price ratio passes 50 Last week, the crude oil-to-natural gas price ratio (the Brent crude oil price in dollars per barrel divided by the Henry Hub natural gas price in dollars per million British thermal units (MMBtu)) passed 50-reaching 54.36 on March 6, 2012. The ratio, which gauges the fuels' relative market value, averaged only about 9 from 2000 to 2009. The relatively high price of crude oil has led to a decrease in natural gas-directed rigs, as producers have shifted their focus to crude oil and natural gas liquids. At a price ratio of 50, crude oil is roughly eight times more valuable than

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to Hold First Meeting |  

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to Hold First Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to Hold First Meeting Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to Hold First Meeting March 3, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - On Thursday, March 25th and Friday, March 26th, the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, co-chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and former National Security Advisor General Brent Scowcroft, will hold its first meeting in Washington, D.C. At the direction of President Obama, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu established the Blue Ribbon Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle and to provide recommendations for developing a safe, long-term solution to managing the Nation's used nuclear fuel and nuclear waste.

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Yucca Mountain Archival Documents | Department of Energy  

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Yucca Mountain Archival Documents Yucca Mountain Archival Documents Yucca Mountain Archival Documents Yucca Mountain Archival Documents From the Former Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management President Obama and the Department of Energy are working to restart America's nuclear industry to help meet our energy and climate challenges and create thousands of new jobs. The Administration is fully committed to ensuring that long-term storage obligations for nuclear waste are met. The President has made clear that Yucca Mountain is not an option for waste storage. The Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, led by Congressman Lee Hamilton and General Brent Scowcroft, has conducted a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle, and has offered recommendations for developing a safe,

296

Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Economics of Greenhouse Gas Economics of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Forestry and Agriculture: a National Assessment Brian C. Murray Director for Economic Analysis Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions Duke University Presented at Fifth DOE Carbon Sequestration Conference Alexandria, VA May 10, 2006 Funding and Collaborators Primary Funding: US EPA, Climate Change Division to RTI International Collaborators: Assessment Report team: Ken Andrasko & Ben DeAngelo (EPA), Brent Sohngen (RTI, Ohio State), Allan Sommer (USDA/NRCS), Kelly Jones (RTI), FASOMGHG team: Bruce McCarl (Texas A&M), Darius Adams (Oregon State), Ralph Alig (US Forest Service), Brooks Depro (RTI), Dhazn Gillig (American Express), Heng-chi Lee (U Western Ontario) http://www.epa.gov/sequestration/greenhouse_gas.html

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Short-Term Energy Outlook - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Market Prices and Uncertainty Report Market Prices and Uncertainty Report This is a regular monthly supplement to the EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook. Contact: James Preciado (James.Preciado@eia.gov) Full Report Crude Oil Prices: International crude oil benchmarks moved higher in November, showing their first month-over-month increase since August, while U.S. crude oil prices moved higher during the first week of December. The North Sea Brent front month futures price settled at $110.98 per barrel on December 5, an increase of $5.07 per barrel since its close on November 1 (Figure 1). The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) front month futures contract rose $2.77 per barrel compared to November 1, settling at $97.38 per barrel on December 5. Figure 1: Historical crude oil front month futures prices

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FTP Emissions Test Results from Flexible-Fuel Methanol Dodge Spirits and Ford Econoline Vans  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

FTP Emissions Test Results from Flexible-Fuel FTP Emissions Test Results from Flexible-Fuel Methanol Dodge Spirits and Ford Econoline Vans Kenneth J. Kelly, Brent K. Bailey, and Timothy C. Coburn National Renewable Energy Laboratory Wendy Clark Automotive Testing Laboratories, Inc. Leslie Eudy ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc. Peter Lissiuk Environmental Research and Development Corp. Presented at Society for Automotive Engineers International Spring Fuels and Lubricants Meeting Dearborn, MI May 6-8, 1996 The work described here was wholly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a U.S. government agency. As such, this information is in the public domain, may be copied and otherwise accessed freely, and is not subject to copyright laws. These papers were previously published in hard copy form by the Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.

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Round 1 Emissions Results from Compressed Natural Gas Vans and Gasoline Controls Operating in the U.S. Federal Fleet  

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Round 1 Emissions Results from Compressed Round 1 Emissions Results from Compressed Natural Gas Vans and Gasoline Controls Operating in the U.S. Federal Fleet Kenneth J. Kelly, Brent K. Bailey, and Timothy C. Coburn National Renewable Energy Laboratory Leslie Eudy ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc. Peter Lissiuk Environmental Research and Development Corp. Presented at Society for Automotive Engineers International Spring Fuels and Lubricants Meeting Dearborn, MI May 6-8, 1996 The work described here was wholly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a U.S. government agency. As such, this information is in the public domain, may be copied and otherwise accessed freely, and is not subject to copyright laws. These papers were previously published in hard copy form by the Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.

300

Can oil prices help estimate commodity futures prices? The cases of copper and silver  

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There is an extensive literature on modeling the stochastic process of commodity futures. It has been shown that models with several risk factors are able to adequately fit both the level and the volatility structure of observed transactions with reasonable low errors. One of the characteristics of commodity futures markets is the relatively short term maturity of their contracts, typically ranging for only a few years. This poses a problem for valuing long term investments that require extrapolating the observed term structure. There has been little work on how to effectively do this extrapolation and in measuring its errors. Cortazar et al. (2008b) propose a multicommodity model that jointly estimates two commodities, one with much longer maturity futures contracts than the other, showing that futures prices of one commodity may be useful information for estimating the stochastic process of another. They implement the procedure using highly correlated commodities like WTI and Brent. In this paper we analyze using prices of long term oil futures contracts to help estimate long term copper and silver future prices. We start by analyzing the performance of the Cortazar et al. (2008b) multicommodity model, now applied to oil-copper and oil-silver which have much lower correlation than the WTIBrent contracts. We show that for these commodities with lower correlation the multicommodity model seems not to be effective. We then propose a modified multicommodity model with a much simpler structure which is easier to estimate and that uses the non-stationary long term process of oil to help estimate long term copper and silver futures prices, achieving a much better fit than using available individual or multicommodity models.

Gonzalo Cortazar; Francisco Eterovic

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summer 2003 Motor Gasoline Outlook.doc  

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3 3 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook April 2003 Summer 2003 Motor Gasoline Outlook Summary For the upcoming summer season (April to September 2003), high crude oil costs and other factors are expected to yield average retail motor gasoline prices higher than those of last year. Current crude oil prices reflect a substantial uncertainty premium due to concerns about the current conflict in the Persian Gulf, lingering questions about whether Venezuelan oil production will recover to near pre-strike levels in time for the peak driving season, and the impact of recent disruptions in Nigerian oil output. Moreover, unusually low crude oil and gasoline inventory levels at the outset of the driving season are expected to keep prices high throughout much of the

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

F.O.B. F.O.B. a Costs of Imported Crude Oil for Selected Crude Streams (Dollars per Barrel) Year Quarter Month Canadian Lloydminster Iraqi Basrah Light Mexican Mayan Nigerian Qua Iboe Venezuelan Merey 1983 Average .......... 24.54 - 23.99 - - 1984 Average .......... 24.70 - 25.35 - - 1985 Average .......... 23.79 - 24.23 - - 1986 Average .......... 12.77 - 10.93 - - 1987 Average .......... 15.12 - 15.72 - - 1988 Average .......... 11.28 - 11.26 - - 1989 Average .......... W - 14.71 - - 1990 Average .......... 18.50 - 17.29 - - 1991 Average .......... 13.51 - 13.02 - - 1992 Average .......... W - 13.42 - - 1993 Average .......... W - 12.03 - - 1994 Average .......... W - 12.39 - - 1995 Average .......... 14.44 - 14.37 - - 1996 Average .......... 17.14 - 17.43 - - 1997 Average .......... 14.29 - 14.97 - -

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Short Term Energy Outlook, February 2003  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 3 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook February 2003 Overview World Oil Markets. World oil markets will likely remain tight through most of 2003, as petroleum inventories and global spare production capacity continue to dwindle amid blasts of cold weather and constrained output from Venezuela. OPEC efforts to increase output to make up for lower Venezuela output has reduced global spare production capacity to only 2 million barrels per day, leaving little room to make up for unexpected supply or demand surprises. Meanwhile, the average West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price increased by $3.50 to $33 per barrel from December to January (Figure 1). For the year 2003, WTI oil prices are expected to remain over $30 per barrel, even though Venezuelan output appears to be moving toward normal sooner than expected. Also,

304

Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf January - June 2013 | Release Date: August 29, 2013 | Next Release Date: February 27, 2014 2013 Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf Highlights It should be noted that several factors influence the source of a company's crude oil imports. For example, a company like Motiva, which is partly owned by Saudi Refining Inc., would be expected to import a large percentage from the Persian Gulf, while Citgo Petroleum Corporation, which is owned by the Venezuelan state oil company, would not be expected to import a large percentage from the Persian Gulf, since most of their imports likely come from Venezuela. In addition, other factors that influence a specific company's sources of crude oil imports would include the characteristics of various crude oils as well as a company's economic

305

Short-Term Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 3 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook April 2003 Overview World Oil Markets. Crude oil prices fell sharply at the onset of war in Iraq, but the initial declines probably overshot levels that we consider to be generally consistent with fundamental factors in the world oil market. Thus, while near-term price averages are likely to be below our previous projections, the baseline outlook for crude oil prices (while generally lower) is not drastically different and includes an average for spot West Texas Intermediate (WTI) that is close to $30 per barrel in 2003 (Figure 1). The mix of uncertainties related to key oil production areas has changed since last month, as Venezuelan production has accelerated beyond previous estimates while Nigerian output has been reduced due to internal conflict.

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Short Term Energy Outlook, March 2003  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3 3 1 Short-Term Energy Outlook March 2003 Overview World Oil Markets. February crude oil prices moved higher than expected pushed by fears of a war in Iraq, low inventories, slow recovery in Venezuelan exports, continued cold weather and sharply higher natural gas prices in the United States. West Texas Intermediate prices averaged close to $36 for the month (Figure 1), a level not seen since October 1990. Oil inventories continued lower through the month resulting in a cumulative reduction in total commercial stocks of 101 million barrels since September 30, 2002, the beginning of the heating season. Total OECD inventories reached an estimated 2,424 million barrels at the end of February, which would be the lowest level since

307

NPP Grassland: Calabozo, Venezuela  

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Calabozo, Venezuela, 1969-1987 Calabozo, Venezuela, 1969-1987 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: General view of the Trachypogon savanna at Calabozo (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site). Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: San Jose, J., and R. A. Montés. 1998. NPP Grassland: Calabozo, Venezuela, 1969-1987. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a humid savanna was determined at the Estacion Biologica de Los Llanos, Calabozo, beginning in 1969. Much of the research work at this site has been carried out by staff from, or in association with, the Ecology Centre of the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (Centro de Ecologia, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas - IVIC).

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Venezuela positioning itself to take key market role in wake of Gulf War  

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This paper reports on Venezuela which continues efforts to position itself in world markets to capitalize on fallout from the Persian Gulf war. The central government and state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA have accelerated already ambitious plans to expand activities in upstream and downstream oil and gas sectors. Pvdsa has sharply increased its 1991-96 investment program from the level planned at the end of last year. The goal is to put Venezuela on a par with major Persian Gulf oil exporters in terms of productive capacity. Linchpin of those efforts could well be further steps toward privatization of Venezuela's oil sector. For the first time since nationalization in 1976, private foreign and domestic companies are being permitted to participate in Venezuelan exploration and development. In addition, the government is trimming the onerous tax burden the oil sector has carried in Venezuela, as well as its heavy subsidy of domestic petroleum products.

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Optimization of catalyst system reaps economic benefits  

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Champlin Refining and Chemicals Inc. is learning to optimize its catalyst systems for hydrotreating Venezuelan gas oils through a program of research, pilot plant testing, and commercial unit operation. The economic results of this project have been evaluated, and the benefits are most evident in improvements in product yields and qualities. The project has involved six commercial test runs, to date (Runs 10-15), with a seventh run planned. A summary of the different types of catalyst systems used in the test runs, and the catalyst philosophy that developed is given. Runs 10 and 11 used standard CoMo and NiMo catalysts for heavy gas oils hydrotreating. These catalysts had small pore sizes and suffered high deactivation rates because of metals contamination. When it was discovered that metals contamination was a problem, catalyst options were reviewed.

Le Roy, C.F.; Hanshaw, M.J.; Fischer, S.M.; Malik, T.; Kooiman, R.R. (Champlin Refining and Chemicals Inc., Corpus Christi, TX (US))

1991-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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NERSC Users Group Meeting October 2-3, 2008 Attendee List  

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Attendee List Attendee List Attendee List Attendees at NERSC: Onsite and Remote participation OSF, Onsite 61 registered (46 for Oct. 2, 54 for Oct. 3) Name Affiliation Location Days Dinner? Mark Adams Columbia University OSF Oct. 2 No Katie Antypas NERSC OSF Oct. 2-3 No Julian Borrill LBNL/UC Berkeley OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Tina Butler NERSC OSF Oct. 3 No Eric Bylaska PNNL OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Jonathan Carter NERSC OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Shreyas Cholia NERSC OSF Oct. 2-3 No Michael Commer LBNL OSF Oct. 2 No Jim Craw NERSC OSF Oct. 3 Yes Andris Dimits Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory OSF Oct. 3 No Brent Draney NERSC OSF Oct. 3 Yes Stephane Ethier PPPL OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Alex Friedman LLNL & LBNL OSF Oct. 3 No Karl Fuerlinger EECS / UCB OSF Oct. 2-3 No Cameron Geddes LBNL OSF Oct. 2-3 Yes Richard Gerber NERSC OSF Oct. 2-3 No David Grote Berkeley Lab OSF Oct. 3

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B  

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l l u e R i B B o n C o m m i s s i o n o n A m e R i C A' s n u C l e A R F u t u R e Report to the Secretary of Energy J A n u A R y 2 0 1 2 ii B l u e R i B B o n C o m m i s s i o n o n A m e R i C A' s n u C l e A R F u t u R e the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's nuclear Future (BRC) was formed by the secretary of energy at the request of the President to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle and recommend a new strategy. it was co- chaired by Rep. lee H. Hamilton and Gen. Brent scowcroft. other Commissioners are mr. mark H. Ayers, the Hon. Vicky A. Bailey, Dr. Albert Carnesale, sen. Pete Domenici, ms. susan eisenhower, sen. Chuck Hagel, mr. Jonathan lash, Dr. Allison m. macfarlane, Dr. Richard A. meserve, Dr. ernest J. moniz, Dr. Per Peterson, mr. John Rowe, and Rep. Phil sharp.

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S T R A T E G Y F O R T H E M A N A G E M E N T A N D D I S  

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S S T R A T E G Y F O R T H E M A N A G E M E N T A N D D I S P O S A L O F U S E D N U C L E A R F U E L A N D H I G H - L E V E L R A D I O A C T I V E W A S T E JANUARY 2013  This Page Intentionally Left Blank  In 2010, I chartered the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future ("BRC" or "Commission") to conduct a comprehensive review and recommend a plan of action for the management and disposal of the nation's used nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, also referred to as the back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle. Representative Lee Hamilton and General Brent Scowcroft, two distinguished individuals with decades of public service and governing experience, co-chaired the Commission and led a panel of leading scientists, nuclear energy experts, industry leaders, and former elected

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NERSC Users Group Meeting September 17-20, 2007 Attendee List  

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Attendee List Attendee List Attendee List Attendees at NERSC: Sep. 17-20, 2007, Onsite and Remote participation OSF, On-site 61 registered Name Affiliation Location Days Monday Dinner? Katerina Antypas NERSC OSF Sep 17-20 Yes Cecilia Aragon LBNL/NERSC OSF Sep 17 No Michael Banda LBNL OSF Sep 17 No Gregory Butler NERSC OSF Sep 17 No Tina Butler NERSC OSF Sep 17 Yes Eric Bylaska PNNL OSF Sep 17-20 Yes Arno Candel ACD SLAC OSF Sep 17-20 Yes Jonathan Carter NERSC OSF Sep 17-20 Yes Kevin Chan UC Berkeley OSF Sep 17-20 No Shreyas Cholia NERSC OSF Sep 17-20 No Elizabeth Ciabattari NERSC/LBL OSF Sep 17 Yes Jim Craw NERSC OSF Sep 17 Yes Andris Dimits Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory OSF Sep 17 No Brent Draney NERSC OSF Sep 17 No Bylaska Eric Pacific Northwest National Laboratory OSF Sep 17-20 No Stephane Ethier Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3. Comparisons of liquids projections, 2025, 2035, and 2040 3. Comparisons of liquids projections, 2025, 2035, and 2040 (million barrels per day, except where noted) Other projections Projection 2011 AEO2013 Reference case EVA INFORUMa IEAb,c ExxonMobila IHSGIa 2025 Average U.S. imported RAC (2011 dollars per barrel) 102.65 113.48 -- 126.18 -- -- 91.38 Brent spot price (2011 dollars per barrel) 111.26 117.36 78.18 136.77 135.70c -- -- U.S. WTI crude oil price (2011 dollars per barrel) 94.86 115.36 -- -- -- -- 93.05 Domestic production 7.88 9.96 12.08 -- -- -- 9.52 Crude oil 5.67 6.79 8.44 8.57 -- -- 6.86 Alaska 0.57 0.35 0.36 -- -- -- -- Natural gas liquids 2.22 3.17 3.64 -- -- -- 2.66 Total net imports 8.58 7.01 -- 7.08 -- -- 5.98 Crude oil 8.89 7.05 -- 7.08 -- -- 7.36

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

April 25, 2013 April 25, 2013 Eating locally grown produce is healthy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/CDH_Design Think Spring, Think Local... Enjoy the personal and environmental benefits of eating green this summer. April 24, 2013 Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency Looking for ways to save energy and money at home? Check out the tips and advice we shared on Earth Day. April 18, 2013 Hot New Advances in Water Heating Technology Need to replace your water heater? Learn how to choose the right model for you and what the Energy Department is doing to develop the next generation of energy-efficient and affordable water heating technologies. April 17, 2013 This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo Nelson upgraded the home with multiple solar technologies including; daylighting, passive solar and active solar. They also have an 80 gallon solar hot water heater. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Sector  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3. Comparisons of liquids projections, 2025, 2035, and 2040 3. Comparisons of liquids projections, 2025, 2035, and 2040 (million barrels per day, except where noted) Other projections Projection 2011 AEO2013 Reference case EVA INFORUMa IEAb,c ExxonMobila IHSGIa 2025 Average U.S. imported RAC (2011 dollars per barrel) 102.65 113.48 -- 126.18 -- -- 91.38 Brent spot price (2011 dollars per barrel) 111.26 117.36 78.18 136.77 135.70c -- -- U.S. WTI crude oil price (2011 dollars per barrel) 94.86 115.36 -- -- -- -- 93.05 Domestic production 7.88 9.96 12.08 -- -- -- 9.52 Crude oil 5.67 6.79 8.44 8.57 -- -- 6.86 Alaska 0.57 0.35 0.36 -- -- -- -- Natural gas liquids 2.22 3.17 3.64 -- -- -- 2.66 Total net imports 8.58 7.01 -- 7.08 -- -- 5.98 Crude oil 8.89 7.05 -- 7.08 -- -- 7.36

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NERSC Users Group Meeting June 12-13, 2006 Attendee List  

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Attendee List Attendee List Attendee List June 12-13 NUG Meeting Registrants PPPL, On site 24 registered Name Affiliation Location Citizenship Days Monday Dinner? Matthew Andrews Berkeley Lab PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Elena Belova PPPL PPPL Russian June 12-13 No Joshua Breslau PPPL PPPL U.S. June 12-13 Yes Jonathan Carter Berkeley Lab PPPL United Kingdom June 12-13 Yes Jin Chen PPPL PPPL Chinese June 12-13 No Jim Craw NERSC PPPL USA June 12 Yes Brent Draney NERSC PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Stephane Ethier PPPL PPPL Canadian June 12-13 Yes Richard Gerber Berkeley Lab PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Koushik Ghosh IBM PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Barbara Helland DOE/MICS PPPL US June 12 Yes Jason Hick NERSC, Mass Storage Group PPPL US June 12-13 Yes Brian Hingerty Oak Ridge PPPL USA June 12-13 Yes Stephen Jardin PPPL PPPL USA June 12-13 No William Kramer NERSC, LBNL PPPL

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Paulo Artaxo,  

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33 a 250. 33 a 250. 1 Partículas de Aerossóis na Amazônia: Composição, Papel no Balanço de Radiação, Formação de Nuvem e Ciclos de Nutrientes Paulo Artaxo, 1 Luciana V. Rizzo, 1 Melina Paixão, 1 Silvia de Lucca, 1 Paulo H. Oliveira, 1 Luciene L. Lara, 1 Kenia R. Wiedemann, 1 Meinrat O. Andreae, 2 Brent Holben, 3 Joel Schafer, 3 Alexandre L. Correia, 3 e Theotônio M. Pauliquevis 4 A atmosfera acima das florestas tropicais desempenha uma parte muito ativa nos ciclos biogeoquímicos, criticamente importantes nos processos que mantêm o ecossistema, que incluem processos relativos à vegetação, solo, hidrologia, e composição atmosférica. As partículas de aerossóis controlam ingredientes chave do ambiente climático e ecológico na Amazônia. O balanço radiativo é fortemente influenciado pela forçante

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Spot Prices for Crude Oil and Petroleum Products  

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Spot Prices Spot Prices (Crude Oil in Dollars per Barrel, Products in Dollars per Gallon) Period: Daily Weekly Monthly Annual Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Product by Area 12/09/13 12/10/13 12/11/13 12/12/13 12/13/13 12/16/13 View History Crude Oil WTI - Cushing, Oklahoma 97.1 98.32 97.25 97.21 96.27 97.18 1986-2013 Brent - Europe 110.07 108.91 109.47 108.99 108.08 110.3 1987-2013 Conventional Gasoline New York Harbor, Regular 2.677 2.698 2.670 2.643 2.639 2.650 1986-2013 U.S. Gulf Coast, Regular 2.459 2.481 2.429 2.398 2.377 2.422 1986-2013 RBOB Regular Gasoline Los Angeles 2.639 2.661 2.569 2.543 2.514 2.527 2003-2013 No. 2 Heating Oil New York Harbor

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Table Definitions, Sources, and Explanatory Notes  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Spot Prices Spot Prices Definitions Key Terms Definition Brent A blended crude stream produced in the North Sea region which serves as a reference or "marker" for pricing a number of other crude streams. Conventional Gasoline Finished motor gasoline not included in the oxygenated or reformulated gasoline categories. Excludes reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending (RBOB) as well as other blendstock. Crude Oil A mixture of hydrocarbons that exists in liquid phase in natural underground reservoirs and remains liquid at atmospheric pressure after passing through surface separating facilities. Depending upon the characteristics of the crude stream, it may also include: Small amounts of hydrocarbons that exist in gaseous phase in natural underground reservoirs but are liquid at atmospheric pressure after being recovered from oil well (casinghead) gas in lease separators and are subsequently commingled with the crude stream without being separately measured. Lease condensate recovered as a liquid from natural gas wells in lease or field separation facilities and later mixed into the crude stream is also included;

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Structural traps 2  

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This book contains studies of fields that exist because of the presence of tectonic faulting. Tectonic faulting occurs because of the release of crustal stresses. Nontectonic faulting is due to other factors, such as salt solution and collapse or detachment from sedimentary loading and slumping. The traps responsible for the fields in this volume are related either directly or indirectly to a fault block. The traps of Amposta, Cano Limon, Ninian, Renqiu, and Sarir are directly related to a fault block. Brent and Magnus fields are the result of traps formed by an unconformity truncation and a tilted fault block. Mobeetie field is the result of a trap indirectly related to a fault block. The anticline associated with the trap formed by differential compaction over a basement fault block. Red Oak field comprises traps both in a fault block and in an overlying anticline formed by differential compaction over the same fault block. With the exception of Cano Limon, all the fault blocks associated with these fields formed mainly under tensional stresses. The fault block associated with Cano Limon field formed by shearing in a strike-slip environment. Another aspect described in each field study is the history of its exploration and development.

Beaumont, E.A.; Foster, N.H.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Porosity prediction in sandstones using erosional unconformities  

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Erosional unconformities of subaerial origin are created by tectonic uplifts and eustatic sea level fall. Most erosional unconformities developed on sandstones are planes of increased porosity because uplifted sandstones are exposed to undersaturated CO/sub 2/-charged meteoric waters that result in dissolution of unstable framework grains and cements. The chemical weathering of sandstones is intensified in humid regions by heavy rainfall, lush vegetation, soil zones, and the voluminous production of inorganic and organic acids. Erosional unconformities are considered hydrologically open systems because of abundant supply of fresh meteoric water and relatively unrestricted transport of dissolved constituents away from the site of dissolution. Thus, porosity in sandstones commonly increases toward overlying unconformities. Empirical models have been developed on the basis of the observed relationship between erosional unconformities and porosity in the underlying sandstones in the North Sea (Middle Jurassic Brent Group) and in the Alaskan North Slope (Triassic Ivishak Formation). An important practical attribute of these models is that they allow for the prediction of porosity in frontier areas by recognizing erosional unconformities in seismic reflection profiles and by constructing subcrop maps for underlying sandstones. Hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone reservoirs in Alaska, Algeria, Australia, China, Libya, Netherlands, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, and Texas occur immediately beneath major erosional unconformities.

Shanmugam, G.

1988-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Porosity prediction in sandstones using erosional unconformities  

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Erosional unconformities of subaerial origin are created by tectonic uplifts and eustatic sea level fall. Most erosional unconformities developed on sandstones are planes of increased porosity because uplifted sandstones are exposed to undersaturated CO/sub 2/-charged meteoric waters that result in dissolution of unstable framework grains and cements. The chemical weathering of sandstones is intensified in humid regions by heavy rainfall, lush vegetation, soil zones, and the voluminous production of inorganic and organic acids. Erosional unconformities are considered hydrologically open systems because of abundant supply of fresh meteoric water and relatively unrestricted transport of dissolved constituents away from the site of dissolution. Thus, porosity in sandstones commonly increases toward overlying unconformities. Empirical models have been developed on the basis of the observed relationship between erosional unconformities and porosity in the underlying sandstones in the North Sea (Middle Jurassic Brent Group) and in the Alaskan North Slope (Triassic Ivishak Formation). An important practical attribute of these models is that they allow for the prediction of porosity in frontier areas by recognizing erosional unconformities in seismic reflection profiles and by constructing subcrop maps for underlying sandstones. Hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone reservoirs in Alaska, Algeria, Australia, China, Libya, Netherlands, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, and Texas occur immediately beneath major erosional unconformities.

Shanmugam, G.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Non-linearities in the dynamics of oil prices  

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Examining stationarity is of particular importance and represents the first step in empirical time-series research. Non-stationarity invalidates many of the results obtained from standard techniques and, therefore, requires special treatment. Because oil prices play an important role in affecting economic variables, this paper examines the stationarity of real oil prices (Brent, Dubai, WTI and the World) over the period 1973:22011:2. Real oil prices are expressed in the currencies of seven Asian countries (Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand) and in the U.S. dollar. While using linear unit root tests without structural breaks shows no evidence of stationarity, allowing for breaks shows very limited evidence of stationarity. We argue that these results are attributed to the presence of nonlinearities in the behavior of oil prices. Testing for nonlinearity shows significant evidence of nonlinearity in all the cases with evidence of exponential smooth transition autoregression (ESTAR) nonlinearity-type in most cases. Applying unit root tests that account for two types of nonlinearities (smooth transition and nonlinear deterministic trends) reveals evidence of stationarity in all the cases.

Khalid M. Kisswani; Salah A. Nusair

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Oil prices Brownian motion or mean reversion? A study using a one year ahead density forecast criterion  

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For oil related investment appraisal, an accurate description of the evolving uncertainty in the oil price is essential. For example, when using real option theory to value an investment, a density function for the future price of oil is central to the option valuation. The literature on oil pricing offers two views. The arbitrage pricing theory literature for oil suggests geometric Brownian motion and mean reversion models. Empirically driven literature suggests ARMAGARCH models. In addition to reflecting the volatility of the market, the density function of future prices should also incorporate the uncertainty due to price jumps, a common occurrence in the oil market. In this study, the accuracy of density forecasts for up to a year ahead is the major criterion for a comparison of a range of models of oil price behaviour, both those proposed in the literature and following from data analysis. The Kullbach Leibler information criterion is used to measure the accuracy of density forecasts. Using two crude oil price series, Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) representing the US market, we demonstrate that accurate density forecasts are achievable for up to nearly two years ahead using a mixture of two Gaussians innovation processes with GARCH and no mean reversion.

Nigel Meade

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Dynamic spillovers among major energy and cereal commodity prices  

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Abstract Over the past decade, the sharp increases in the prices of oil and agricultural commodities have raised serious concerns about the heightened volatility of these markets and the possible negative interactions between them. This article deals with the dynamic return and volatility spillovers across international energy and cereal commodity markets. It also examines the impacts of three types of OPEC news announcements on the volatility spillovers and persistence in these markets. For this purpose, we make use of the VAR-BEKK-GARCH and VAR-DCC-GARCH models for the daily spot prices of eight major commodities including WTI oil, Europe Brent oil, gasoline, heating oil, barley, corn, sorghum, and wheat. Our results provide evidence of significant linkages between these energy and cereal markets. Moreover, the OPEC news announcements are found to exert influence on the oil markets as well as on the oilcereal relationships. Finally, we show that the persistence of volatility decreases (increases) for the crude oil and heating oil (gasoline) returns after accounting for the OPEC announcements in these multivariate GARCH models. However, the results are more mixed for the cereal markets. Overall, our results can be used to improve the risk-adjusted performance by having more diversified portfolios and also serve to hedge the oil risk more effectively.

Walid Mensi; Shawkat Hammoudeh; Duc Khuong Nguyen; Seong-Min Yoon

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conditional correlations and volatility spillovers between crude oil and stock index returns  

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This paper investigates the conditional correlations and volatility spillovers between the crude oil and financial markets, based on crude oil returns and stock index returns. Daily returns from 2 January 1998 to 4 November 2009 of the crude oil spot, forward and futures prices from the WTI and Brent markets, and the FTSE100, NYSE, Dow Jones and S&P500 stock index returns, are analysed using the CCC model of Bollerslev (1990), VARMA-GARCH model of Ling and McAleer (2003), VARMA-AGARCH model of McAleer, Hoti, and Chan (2008), and DCC model of Engle (2002). Based on the CCC model, the estimates of conditional correlations for returns across markets are very low, and some are not statistically significant, which means the conditional shocks are correlated only in the same market and not across markets. However, the DCC estimates of the conditional correlations are always significant. This result makes it clear that the assumption of constant conditional correlations is not supported empirically. Surprisingly, the empirical results from the VARMA-GARCH and VARMA-AGARCH models provide little evidence of volatility spillovers between the crude oil and financial markets. The evidence of asymmetric effects of negative and positive shocks of equal magnitude on the conditional variances suggests that VARMA-AGARCH is superior to VARMA-GARCH and CCC.

Chia-Lin Chang; Michael McAleer; Roengchai Tansuchat

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forecasting crude oil price with an EMD-based neural network ensemble learning paradigm  

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In this study, an empirical mode decomposition (EMD) based neural network ensemble learning paradigm is proposed for world crude oil spot price forecasting. For this purpose, the original crude oil spot price series were first decomposed into a finite, and often small, number of intrinsic mode functions (IMFs). Then a three-layer feed-forward neural network (FNN) model was used to model each of the extracted IMFs, so that the tendencies of these \\{IMFs\\} could be accurately predicted. Finally, the prediction results of all \\{IMFs\\} are combined with an adaptive linear neural network (ALNN), to formulate an ensemble output for the original crude oil price series. For verification and testing, two main crude oil price series, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spot price and Brent crude oil spot price, are used to test the effectiveness of the proposed EMD-based neural network ensemble learning methodology. Empirical results obtained demonstrate attractiveness of the proposed EMD-based neural network ensemble learning paradigm.

Lean Yu; Shouyang Wang; Kin Keung Lai

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

3 3 Table 11. Spot Prices of Crude Oil, Motor Gasoline, and Heating Oil, 2012 to Present (Crude Oil in Dollars per Barrel, Products in Dollars per Gallon) Year / Product Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2012 Crude Oil WTI - Cushing ....................... 100.27 102.20 106.16 103.32 94.66 82.30 87.90 94.13 94.51 89.49 86.53 87.86 Brent ..................................... 110.69 119.33 125.45 119.75 110.34 95.16 102.62 113.36 112.86 111.71 109.06 109.49 Motor Gasoline Conventional New York Harbor ................ 2.822 3.044 3.167 3.206 2.877 2.602 2.747 3.022 3.270 2.975 2.817 2.727 U.S. Gulf Coast ................... 2.777 2.999 3.169 3.101 2.780 2.516 2.645 2.968 3.034 2.778 2.522 2.475 RBOB Regular Los Angeles ........................ 2.920 3.302 3.383 3.250 3.234 2.626 2.819 3.129 3.162 3.135

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West Texas Intermediate Spot Average ............................  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Crude Oil (dollars per barrel) Crude Oil (dollars per barrel) West Texas Intermediate Spot Average ............................ 102.88 93.42 92.24 87.96 94.34 94.10 105.84 96.30 95.67 95.33 95.67 93.33 94.12 97.64 95.00 Brent Spot Average ........................................................... 118.49 108.42 109.61 110.09 112.49 102.58 110.27 108.29 106.33 105.00 103.00 102.00 111.65 108.41 104.08 Imported Average .............................................................. 108.14 101.18 97.18 97.64 98.71 97.39 103.07 100.03 99.64 99.33 99.69 97.35 101.09 99.85 99.04 Refiner Average Acquisition Cost ...................................... 107.61 101.44 97.38 97.27 101.14 99.45 105.24 100.44 100.15 99.82 100.18 97.83 100.83 101.61 99.50 Liquid Fuels (cents per gallon) Refiner Prices for Resale Gasoline .........................................................................

331

Chapter Five - Arboviruses Pathogenic for Domestic and Wild Animals  

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Abstract The objective of this chapter is to provide an updated and concise systematic review on taxonomy, history, arthropod vectors, vertebrate hosts, animal disease, and geographic distribution of all arboviruses known to date to cause disease in homeotherm (endotherm) vertebrates, except those affecting exclusively man. Fifty arboviruses pathogenic for animals have been documented worldwide, belonging to seven families: Togaviridae (mosquito-borne Eastern, Western, and Venezuelan equine encephalilitis viruses; Sindbis, Middelburg, Getah, and Semliki Forest viruses), Flaviviridae (mosquito-borne yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, Murray Valley encephalitis, West Nile, Usutu, Israel turkey meningoencephalitis, Tembusu and Wesselsbron viruses; tick-borne encephalitis, louping ill, Omsk hemorrhagic fever, Kyasanur Forest disease, and Tyuleniy viruses), Bunyaviridae (tick-borne Nairobi sheep disease, Soldado, and Bhanja viruses; mosquito-borne Rift Valley fever, La Crosse, Snowshoe hare, and Cache Valley viruses; biting midges-borne Main Drain, Akabane, Aino, Shuni, and Schmallenberg viruses), Reoviridae (biting midges-borne African horse sickness, Kasba, bluetongue, epizootic hemorrhagic disease of deer, Ibaraki, equine encephalosis, Peruvian horse sickness, and Yunnan viruses), Rhabdoviridae (sandfly/mosquito-borne bovine ephemeral fever, vesicular stomatitis-Indiana, vesicular stomatitis-New Jersey, vesicular stomatitis-Alagoas, and Coccal viruses), Orthomyxoviridae (tick-borne Thogoto virus), and Asfarviridae (tick-borne African swine fever virus). They are transmitted to animals by five groups of hematophagous arthropods of the subphyllum Chelicerata (order Acarina, families Ixodidae and Argasidaeticks) or members of the class Insecta: mosquitoes (family Culicidae); biting midges (family Ceratopogonidae); sandflies (subfamily Phlebotominae); and cimicid bugs (family Cimicidae). Arboviral diseases in endotherm animals may therefore be classified as: tick-borne (louping ill and tick-borne encephalitis, Omsk hemorrhagic fever, Kyasanur Forest disease, Tyuleniy fever, Nairobi sheep disease, Soldado fever, Bhanja fever, Thogoto fever, African swine fever), mosquito-borne (Eastern, Western, and Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitides, Highlands J disease, Getah disease, Semliki Forest disease, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, Murray Valley encephalitis, West Nile encephalitis, Usutu disease, Israel turkey meningoencephalitis, Tembusu disease/duck egg-drop syndrome, Wesselsbron disease, La Crosse encephalitis, Snowshoe hare encephalitis, Cache Valley disease, Main Drain disease, Rift Valley fever, Peruvian horse sickness, Yunnan disease), sandfly-borne (vesicular stomatitisIndiana, New Jersey, and Alagoas, Cocal disease), midge-borne (Akabane disease, Aino disease, Schmallenberg disease, Shuni disease, African horse sickness, Kasba disease, bluetongue, epizootic hemorrhagic disease of deer, Ibaraki disease, equine encephalosis, bovine ephemeral fever, Kotonkan disease), and cimicid-borne (Buggy Creek disease). Animals infected with these arboviruses regularly develop a febrile disease accompanied by various nonspecific symptoms; however, additional severe syndromes may occur: neurological diseases (meningitis, encephalitis, encephalomyelitis); hemorrhagic symptoms; abortions and congenital disorders; or vesicular stomatitis. Certain arboviral diseases cause significant economic losses in domestic animalsfor example, Eastern, Western and Venezuelan equine encephalitides, West Nile encephalitis, Nairobi sheep disease, Rift Valley fever, Akabane fever, Schmallenberg disease (emerged recently in Europe), African horse sickness, bluetongue, vesicular stomatitis, and African swine fever; all of these (except for Akabane and Schmallenberg diseases) are notifiable to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE, 2012).

Zdenek Hublek; Ivo Rudolf; Norbert Nowotny

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International Energy Outlook  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

World Oil Markets World Oil Markets In the IEO2003 forecast, periodic production adjustments by OPEC members are not expected to have a significant long-term impact on world oil markets. Prices are projected to rise gradually through 2025 as the oil resource base is further developed. Throughout most of 2002, crude oil prices were solidly within the range preferred by producers in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), $22 to $28 per barrel for the OPEC “basket price” (see Figure 14). OPEC producers have been demonstrating disciplined adherence to announced cutbacks in production. Early in 2003, a dramatic upward turn in crude oil prices was brought about by a combination of two factors. First, a general strike against the Chavez regime resulted in a sudden drop in Venezuela’s oil exports. Although other OPEC producers agreed to increase production to make up for the lost Venezuelan output, the obvious strain on worldwide spare capacity kept prices high. Second, price volatility was exacerbated by fears of war in Iraq.

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International Energy Outlook - World Oil Markets  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

World Oil Markets World Oil Markets International Energy Outlook 2004 World Oil Markets In the IEO2004 forecast, OPEC export volumes are expected to more than double while non-OPEC suppliers maintain their edge over OPEC in overall production. Prices are projected to rise gradually through 2025 as the oil resource base is further developed. Throughout most of 2003, crude oil prices remained near the top of the range preferred by producers in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), $22 to $28 per barrel for the OPEC “basket price.” OPEC producers continued to demonstrate disciplined adherence to announced cutbacks in production. Throughout 2003, the upward turn in crude oil prices was brought about by a combination of three factors. First, a general strike against the Chavez regime resulted in a sudden loss of much of Venezuela’s oil exports. Although the other OPEC producers agreed to increase their production capacities to make up for the lost Venezuelan output, the obvious strain on worldwide spare capacity kept prices high. Second, price volatility was exacerbated by internal conflict in Nigeria. Third, prospects for a return to normalcy in the Iraqi oil sector remained uncertain as residual post-war turmoil continued in Iraq.

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Evaluation of Control Strategies to Effectively Meet 70-90% Mercury Reduction on an Eastern Bituminous Coal Cyclone Boiler with SCR  

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This is the final site report for testing conducted at Public Service of New Hampshire's (PSNH) Merrimack Unit 2 (MK2). This project was funded through the DOE/NETL Innovations for Existing Plants program. It was a Phase III project with the goal to develop mercury control technologies that can achieve 50-70% mercury capture at costs 25-50% less than baseline estimates of $50,000-$70,000/lb of mercury removed. While results from testing at Merrimack indicate that the DOE goal was partially achieved, further improvements in the process are recommended. Merrimack burned a test blend of eastern bituminous and Venezuelan coals, for a target coal sulfur content of 1.2%, in its 335-MW Unit 2. The blend ratio is approximately a 50/50 split between the two coals. Various sorbent injection tests were conducted on the flue gas stream either in front of the air preheater (APH) or in between the two in-series ESPs. Initial mercury control evaluations indicated that, without SO3 control, the sorbent concentration required to achieve 50% control would not be feasible, either economically or within constraints specific to the maximum reasonable particle loading to the ESP. Subsequently, with SO{sub 3} control via trona injection upstream of the APH, economically feasible mercury removal rates could be achieved with PAC injection, excepting balance-of-plant concerns. The results are summarized along with the impacts of the dual injection process on the air heater, ESP operation, and particulate emissions.

Tom Campbell

2008-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Coating application and evaluation for heavy wall thickness, temperature and pressure pipeline  

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A Venezuelan oil company is developing a project for high pressure gas injection for oil recovery. This project has a compression plant to increase the gas pressure from 1,200 to 9,000 psi. Due to the high gas pressure (9,000 psi) and high temperature (90 C), a carbon steel API 5L-X60 with 2.5 in thickness pipe has been selected. The gas is transported from the compression plant to the injection well. This type of pipeline is unique in the world and in the authors` knowledge no one has applied and evaluated external coating for this combination of heavy wall thickness, pressure and temperature pipeline. Dual fusion bonded epoxy was selected as main coating, combined with high temperature sleeves for the joints. Several parameters were considered in the selection of the coating: high temperature, wall thickness, application condition, heat during the welding process and coating performance in the lab. The large amount of heat accumulated during the application, due to the thick wall, requires a modification of coating application parameters, as well as the cooling condition. The evaluation of the coating was performed with a specially designed test for high temperatures. The laboratory results (impact resistance, degree of curing, cathodic disbonding, adhesion and hot water immersion) indicate that the application condition used was good to obtain a product under specification.

Rodriguez, V.; Perozo, E.; Alvarez, E. [Intevep, S.A., Caracas (Venezuela). Tecnologia de Materiales

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Navy Mobility Fuels Forecasting system: Phase 3, Report. [Navy  

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The world oil scenarios were analyzed using the NMFFS. The linear programming models of the NMFFS have great value in the analysis of petroleum resource allocation and refining. The results of the general market analysis indicated that all disruptions resulted in reduced crude oil supply, higher prices, and reduced demand in the world. In a major Persian Gulf disruption, US refining capability appeared adequate to satisfy normal US military fuel requirements, including those supplied by foreign refiners. However, this would be at the expense of civilian fuels production. Mobilization fuel requirements during a major disruption that curtailed most Persian Gulf and Venezuelan crude exports resulted in significant competition in the production of civil versus military jet fuels, particularly in Texas Gulf Coast and West Coast refineries. In all disruption scenarios studied, the Middle East emerged as a potentially important refiner of both civil and military jet fuels. With SPR drawdown and the IEA agreements in effect, the impacts of the disruptions on the production of refined products were significantly reduced, particularly in the United States, compared to the impacts without these programs. The IEA agreement caused a redistribution of the regional demand levels among IEA countries in favor of the major oil consuming countries like the United States, Canada, and some of the European countries. The results of the RYM analysis of refinery regions focused on the availability and quality of JP-5 production in key Navy supply regions. Several findings potentially important to the Navy are listed.

Hadder, G.R.; Das, S.; Lee, R.; Davis, R.M.

1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future: Report to the Secretary of Energy  

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Preamble The Blue Ribbon Commission on Americas Nuclear Future (BRC) was formed by the Secretary of Energy at the request of the President to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle and recommend a new strategy. It was co-chaired by Rep. Lee H. Hamilton and Gen. Brent Scowcroft. Other Commissioners are Mr. Mark H. Ayers, the Hon. Vicky A. Bailey, Dr. Albert Carnesale, Sen. Pete Domenici, Ms. Susan Eisenhower, Sen. Chuck Hagel, Mr. Jonathan Lash, Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane, Dr. Richard A. Meserve, Dr. Ernest J. Moniz, Dr. Per Peterson, Mr. John Rowe, and Rep. Phil Sharp. The Commission and its subcommittees met more than two dozen times between March 2010 and January 2012 to hear testimony from experts and stakeholders, to visit nuclear waste management facilities in the United States and abroad, and to discuss the issues identified in its Charter. Additionally, in September and October 2011, the Commission held five public meetings, in different regions of the country, to hear feedback on its draft report. A wide variety of organizations, interest groups, and individuals provided input to the Commission at these meetings and through the submission of written materials. Copies of all of these submissions, along with records and transcripts of past meetings, are available at the BRC website (www.brc.gov). This report highlights the Commissions findings and conclusions and presents recommendations for consideration by the Administration and Congress, as well as interested state, tribal and local governments, other stakeholders, and the public.

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2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Frontier Research Centers: A View from Senior EFRC Representatives (2011 EFRC Summit, panel session)  

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A distinguished panel of scientists from the EFRC community provide their perspective on the importance of EFRCs for addressing critical energy needs at the 2011 EFRC Summit. Persis Drell, Director at SLAC, served as moderator. Panel members are Neal Armstrong (Director of the Center for Interface Science: Solar Electric Materials, led by the University of Arizona), Emily Carter (Co-Director of the Combustion EFRC, led by Princeton University. She is also Team Leader of the Heterogeneous Functional Materials Center, led by the University of South Caroline), Don DePaolo (Director of the Center for Nanoscale Control of Geologic CO2, led by LBNL), and Brent Gunnoe (Director of the Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalization, led by the University of Virginia). The 2011 EFRC Summit and Forum brought together the EFRC community and science and policy leaders from universities, national laboratories, industry and government to discuss "Science for our Nation's Energy Future." In August 2009, the Office of Science established 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers. The EFRCs are collaborative research efforts intended to accelerate high-risk, high-reward fundamental research, the scientific basis for transformative energy technologies of the future. These Centers involve universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit firms, singly or in partnerships, selected by scientific peer review. They are funded at $2 to $5 million per year for a total planned DOE commitment of $777 million over the initial five-year award period, pending Congressional appropriations. These integrated, multi-investigator Centers are conducting fundamental research focusing on one or more of several grand challenges and use-inspired basic research needs recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The purpose of the EFRCs is to integrate the talents and expertise of leading scientists in a setting designed to accelerate research that transforms the future of energy and the environment.

Drell, Persis (SLAC) [SLAC; Armstrong, Neal (University of Arizona) [University of Arizona; Carter, Emily (Princeton University) [Princeton University; DePaolo, Don (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Gunnoe, Brent (University of Virginia) [University of Virginia

2011-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Fireside carburization of stainless steel furnace tubes  

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Most heavy Venezuelan crudes are recognized for having a high total acid number (TAN) that is usually associated with a high tendency to produce naphthenic acid corrosion. To resist this type of corrosion in vacuum heaters, 9Cr-1Mo steel and stainless steels containing molybdenum are usually recommended. In 1993 the original 5Cr-1/2Mo roof tubes of the furnace in a vacuum unit were replaced by stainless steel 316Ti to minimize tube replacement and increase heater reliability. Unexpectedly, some of the new tubes failed after only three years of service, and just one year after undergoing the last turnaround inspection. The damage occurred in the form of deep holes and perforations, starting from the outside tube surface on the fireside. Coke build-up occurred due to severe operating conditions, overheating the tubes on the fireside, above 675 C (1250 F). Metallographic and Scanning Electron Microscopic (SEM) examination revealed internal and external carburization of the material due to the presence of coke and combustion ashes, respectively. The increase in the skin metal temperature facilitated the diffusion of carbon from these carbon-rich deposits into the low carbon content material (0.023 O/O).Depletion of chromium at the grain boundaries due to the massive formation of chromium carbides, resulted in a severe intergranular corrosion attack by molten salts rich in vanadium and sulfur due to asphalt burning. Normal operating practice demands the use of steam for the heater tubes to control coke build-up. This practice had been first reduced and then eliminated, during the past two years prior to the failure, because of economic incentives. This paper describes the root cause analysis conducted to account for these premature tube failures.

Mirabal, E.; Molina, C. [PDVSA-Refineria Isla, Curayao (Netherlands); Mayorga, A.; Hau, J.L. [PDVSA-Intevep, Caracas (Venezuela)

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Competitiveness of Mexican crude  

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Mexico is under great pressure to maintain oil export revenue levels if it is to avoid a reversal in its economic recovery program. While the country's vulnerability to a price plunge is also applicable to OPEC countries, the North Sea producers, and others, Mexico does have an ace. The ace is that its heavier, metals-ridden and sulfur-laden Maya crude, which had to be pushed on customers until about 1981, is now in strong demand. Comparisons are presented of the market value of five crude oils refined in the US Gulf Coast: West Texas Intermediate (or WTI, a 40/sup 0/ API, light), Arabian Light and Isthmus (both 34/sup 0/ medium-light), Alaska North Slope (or ANS, a 27/sup 0/ API, a medium), and Maya (22/sup 0/ API, medium-heavy). In this mix, the heavier the crude, the greater is the refining margin (except for Arabian Light, for which freight cost and product yield provide lower margins than those derived from WTI). The sacrifice by OPEC and other producers cutting crude oil prices was to the benefit to refiners' improved margins during the first half of 1983. Those cuts were on the lighter-quality oils. But prices for heavier Venezuelan, Californian, and Mexican crudes increased during the second half of 1983, due to developing refinery technologies in extracting favorable product yields from them. This issue of Energy Detente presents their fuel price/tax series and industrial fuel prices for December 1983 for countries of the Western Hemisphere.

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Impact and future of heavy oil produciton  

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Heavy oil resources are becoming increaingly important in meeting world oil demand. Heavy oil accounts for 10% of the worlds current oil production and is anticipated to grow significantly. Recent narrowing of the price margins between light and heavy oil and the development of regional heavy oil markets (production, refining and marketing) have prompted renewed investment in heavy oil. Production of well known heavy oil resources of Canada, Venezuela, United States, and elsewhere throughout the world will be expanded on a project-by-project basis. Custom refineries designed to process these heavy crudes are being expanded. Refined products from these crudes will be cleaner than ever before because of the huge investment. However, heavy oil still remains at a competitive disadvantage due to higher production, transportation and refining have to compete with other investment opportunities available in the industry. Expansion of the U.S. heavy oil industry is no exception. Relaxation of export restrictions on Alaskan North Slope crude has prompted renewed development of California's heavy oil resources. The location, resource volume, and oil properties of the more than 80-billion barrel U.S. heavy oil resource are well known. Our recent studies summarize the constraints on production, define the anticipated impact (volume, location and time frame) of development of U.S. heavy oil resources, and examines the $7-billion investment in refining units (bottoms conversion capacity) required to accommodate increased U.S. heavy oil production. Expansion of Canadian and Venezuelan heavy oil and tar sands production are anticipated to dramatically impact the U.S. petroleum market while displacing some imported Mideast crude.

Olsen, D.K, (National Inst. for Petroleum and Energy Research/BDM-Oklahoma Inc., Bartlesville, OK (United States))

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact and future of heavy oil produciton  

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Heavy oil resources are becoming increaingly important in meeting world oil demand. Heavy oil accounts for 10% of the worlds current oil production and is anticipated to grow significantly. Recent narrowing of the price margins between light and heavy oil and the development of regional heavy oil markets (production, refining and marketing) have prompted renewed investment in heavy oil. Production of well known heavy oil resources of Canada, Venezuela, United States, and elsewhere throughout the world will be expanded on a project-by-project basis. Custom refineries designed to process these heavy crudes are being expanded. Refined products from these crudes will be cleaner than ever before because of the huge investment. However, heavy oil still remains at a competitive disadvantage due to higher production, transportation and refining have to compete with other investment opportunities available in the industry. Expansion of the U.S. heavy oil industry is no exception. Relaxation of export restrictions on Alaskan North Slope crude has prompted renewed development of California`s heavy oil resources. The location, resource volume, and oil properties of the more than 80-billion barrel U.S. heavy oil resource are well known. Our recent studies summarize the constraints on production, define the anticipated impact (volume, location and time frame) of development of U.S. heavy oil resources, and examines the $7-billion investment in refining units (bottoms conversion capacity) required to accommodate increased U.S. heavy oil production. Expansion of Canadian and Venezuelan heavy oil and tar sands production are anticipated to dramatically impact the U.S. petroleum market while displacing some imported Mideast crude.

Olsen, D.K, [National Inst. for Petroleum and Energy Research/BDM-Oklahoma Inc., Bartlesville, OK (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Liquid fossil fuel technology. Quarterly technical progress report, January-March 1980  

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Highlights of the BETC January-March 1980 quarter were: Gasohol was tested in a cooperative effort with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. Two fleets of 55 cars were tested using gasohol in one and gasoline in the other. No problems were encountered. The gasohol-fueled cars had less emissions, and the fuel efficiencies for both fleets were approximately the same. An in situ combustion has been successfully started in a heavy oil deposit in Kansas. After some difficulties in starting the burn, it is now operating satisfactorily and producing oil. Cooperation between DOE and the Venezuelan oil industry was explored in a meeting at BETC that emphasized efforts to produce heavy oil. Cooperation through the International Energy Agency is expected to result in sharing of technology on enhanced oil recovery. Petroleum product surveys are produced cooperatively by DOE and the American Petroleum Institute. They give the properties of the products currently being marketed in the US. During the quarter, surveys on Motor Gasolines, Summer 1979 and Diesel Fuel Oils, 1979 were published. They are used to trace changes in characteristics and also to set specifications. The size of colloids, micelles, and emulsions in petroleum and associated liquids can be a factor in the design of improved recovery processes. The use of small angle x-ray scattering has been facilitated by a new method of calculation. The development of the Liquid Fossil Fuel Cycle has been facilitated by a workshop and further discussions resulting in a new statement Planning Framework for Liquid Fossil Fuel Cycle, March 1, 1980. This has now been used to prepare a computer-processible form to use in a critical path study of the BETC program.

Linville, B. (ed.)

1980-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of modifying host oil on coprocessing  

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The world`s supply of petroleum crudes is becoming heavier in nature so that the amount of vacuum bottoms has been steadily increasing. Coprocessing of coal with these resids (1,000 F+) is an attractive way of obtaining useful distillates from these readily available cheap materials. The objective of this work is to pretreat the host oil in ways that would improve its performance in coprocessing with coal. The following are examples of some ways in which heavy oil could be made into a better host oil: converting aromatic structures to hydroaromatics capable of donating hydrogen to coal, cracking the heavy oil to lower molecular weight material that would be a better solvent, and removing metals, sulfur, and nitrogen. The work reported here used a Venezuelan oil obtained from the Corpus Christi refinery of Citgo. Two coals, Illinois No. 6 and Wyodak subbituminous, were coprocessed with host oils. The authors have found that mild pretreatment of a Citgo resid (1,000 F) using either Mo naphthenate or Mo/Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3}/SO{sub 4}, as well as a pretreatment using the homogeneous catalyst Co{sub 2}(CO){sub 8} under synthesis gas can increase the available (donatable) hydrogen content of the resid. When these pretreated oils were thermally (no added catalyst) coprocessed with an Illinois No. 6 coal, about 90 wt% of the coal (maf) was converted to soluble products. This high coal conversion was realized even at a high coal loading of 50 wt%. The products from coprocessing coal and oil were equally split between high boiling material, mostly asphaltenes, and distillate. Distillate yields appeared to be affected by the concentration of coal in the feed, with maximum yields at coal loadings below 50 wt%.

Hajdu, P.E.; Tierney, J.W.; Wender, I.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural gas from shale formation The evolution, evidences and challenges of shale gas revolution in United States  

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Abstract Extraction of natural gas from shale rock in the United States (US) is one of the landmark events in the 21st century. The combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing can extract huge quantities of natural gas from impermeable shale formations, which were previously thought to be either impossible or uneconomic to produce. This review offers a comprehensive insight into US shale gas opportunities, appraising the evolution, evidence and the challenges of shale gas production in the US. The history of US shale gas in this article is divided into three periods and based on the change of oil price (i.e., the period before the 1970s oil crisis, the period from 1970s to 2000, and the period since 2000), the US has moved from being one of the world's biggest importers of gas to being self-sufficient in less than a decade, with the shale gas production increasing 12-fold (from 2000 to 2010). The US domestic natural gas price hit a 10-year low in 2012. The US domestic natural gas price in the first half of 2012 was about $2 per million British Thermal Unit (BTU), compared with Brent crude, the world benchmark price for oil, now about $ 80100/barrel, or $1417 per million BTU. Partly due to an increase in gas-fired power generation in response to low gas prices, US carbon emissions from fossil-fuel combustion fell by 430millionton CO2 more than any other country between 2006 and 2011. Shale gas also stimulated economic growth, creating 600,000 new jobs in the US by 2010. However, the US shale gas revolution would be curbed, if the environmental risks posed by hydraulic fracturing are not managed effectively. The hydraulic fracturing is water intensive, and can cause pollution in the marine environment, with implications for long-term environmental sustainability in several ways. Also, large amounts of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, can be emitted during the shale gas exploration and production. Hydraulic fracturing also may induce earthquakes. These environmental risks need to be managed by good practices which is not being applied by all the producers in all the locations. Enforcing stronger regulations are necessary to minimize risk to the environment and on human health. Robust regulatory oversight can however increase the cost of extraction, but stringent regulations can foster an historic opportunity to provide cheaper and cleaner gas to meet the consumer demand, as well as to usher in the future growth of the industry.

Qiang Wang; Xi Chen; Awadhesh N. Jha; Howard Rogers

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pricey Oil, Cheap Natural Gas, and Energy Costs  

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Historically, oil and natural gas prices have moved hand in hand. However, in the past few years, while oil prices climbed to near record peaks, natural gas prices fell to levels not seen since the mid-1970s as a result of new hydraulic fracturing technology. U.S. consumer energy expenditures are still mainly driven by oil prices, so household energy bills got little relief as natural gas prices fell. Moreover, even though the United States has trimmed crude oil imports, they still equal a substantial share of gross domestic product. The price of oil approached record high levels earlier this year. At the same time though, natural gas prices reached their lowest level since the mid-1970s, as Figure 1 shows. How has this price divergence affected U.S. consumer energy costs? Have households and businesses moved away from expensive oil to cheaper natural gas to meet their energy needs? In this Economic Letter, we examine the extent to which U.S. consumers already have benefited by substituting natural gas for oil, and how much they potentially stand to gain if they were to continue to do so. We also analyze recent trends in domestic crude oil production and imports in order to grasp how much the United States pays foreign producers for oil. Oil prices neared historically high levels earlier this year. From December 2008 to their recent peak in March 2012, Brent crude prices more than tripled. This included a 28 % jump during the first four months of 2011, when oil prices responded to Middle East oil supply disruptions by climbing to $124 per barrel. It also includes a 17 % increase in the first three months of 2012. Since that peak, crude oil prices have dropped 25%. But they are still up 137 % from their most recent low in December 2008. By contrast, since January 2010, natural gas fell from $5.67 per thousand cubic feet to $2.42, or 57%, thanks in large part to the growing use of hydraulic fracturing technology. This divergence in oil and natural gas prices is unprecedented in magnitude and duration. Moreover, it is expected to persist throughout the year, according to prices in the futures market.

Hale; Fernanda Nechio

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Challenge for Arms Control Verification in the Post-New START World  

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Nuclear weapon arms control treaty verification is a key aspect of any agreement between signatories to establish that the terms and conditions spelled out in the treaty are being met. Historically, arms control negotiations have focused more on the rules and protocols for reducing the numbers of warheads and delivery systems - sometimes resorting to complex and arcane procedures for counting forces - in an attempt to address perceived or real imbalances in a nation's strategic posture that could lead to instability. Verification procedures are generally defined in arms control treaties and supporting documents and tend to focus on technical means and measures designed to ensure that a country is following the terms of the treaty and that it is not liable to engage in deception or outright cheating in an attempt to circumvent the spirit and the letter of the agreement. As the Obama Administration implements the articles, terms, and conditions of the recently ratified and entered-into-force New START treaty, there are already efforts within and outside of government to move well below the specified New START levels of 1550 warheads, 700 deployed strategic delivery vehicles, and 800 deployed and nondeployed strategic launchers (Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) silos, Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) tubes on submarines, and bombers). A number of articles and opinion pieces have appeared that advocate for significantly deeper cuts in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, with some suggesting that unilateral reductions on the part of the U.S. would help coax Russia and others to follow our lead. Papers and studies prepared for the U.S. Department of Defense and at the U.S. Air War College have also been published, suggesting that nuclear forces totaling no more than about 300 warheads would be sufficient to meet U.S. national security and deterrence needs. (Davis 2011, Schaub and Forsyth 2010) Recent articles by James M. Acton and others suggest that the prospects for maintaining U.S. security and minimizing the chances of nuclear war, while deliberately reducing stockpiles to a few hundred weapons, is possible but not without risk. While the question of the appropriate level of cuts to U.S. nuclear forces is being actively debated, a key issue continues to be whether verification procedures are strong enough to ensure that both the U.S. and Russia are fulfilling their obligations under the current New Start treaty and any future arms reduction treaties. A recent opinion piece by Henry Kissinger and Brent Scowcroft (2012) raised a number of issues with respect to governing a policy to enhance strategic stability, including: in deciding on force levels and lower numbers, verification is crucial. Particularly important is a determination of what level of uncertainty threatens the calculation of stability. At present, that level is well within the capabilities of the existing verification systems. We must be certain that projected levels maintain - and when possible, reinforce - that confidence. The strengths and weaknesses of the New START verification regime should inform and give rise to stronger regimes for future arms control agreements. These future arms control agreements will likely need to include other nuclear weapons states and so any verification regime will need to be acceptable to all parties. Currently, China is considered the most challenging party to include in any future arms control agreement and China's willingness to enter into verification regimes such as those implemented in New START may only be possible when it feels it has reached nuclear parity with the U.S. and Russia. Similarly, in keeping with its goals of reaching peer status with the U.S. and Russia, Frieman (2004) suggests that China would be more willing to accept internationally accepted and applied verification regimes rather than bilateral ones. The current verification protocols specified in the New START treaty are considered as the baseline case and are contrasted with possible alternative verification protocols that could be e

Wuest, C R

2012-05-24T23:59:59.000Z