The Changing Face of US Energy Production

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Introduction   I’ve posted on the topic of the “US Energy Revolution” before. It is such an important topic for Supply Chains across Industries, though, that I am revisiting this today – and will likely do so at some point in the future too. As more information becomes available, the scale of the change becomes much clearer. Oil Production According …

US vs Saudi Arabia Petroleum Production

The US Shale Energy Revolution

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Background Five years ago, we would not have thought that the United States would become the world’s largest petroleum producer, but now the U.S. has passed both Saudi Arabia and Russia to take the top spot. Prior to that, the U.S. became the world’s largest gas producer and second-largest coal producer, and this is just beginning… The recent explosive growth …

GE Magnetocaloric Refrigeration

Magnetic Refrigeration – a game-changing innovation

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Introduction The modern refrigerator can be found in almost every home in the developed world. These refrigerators keep food and beverages cooled or frozen, and have become widespread since the discovery of Freon in 1928. They do, however, have some disadvantages – particularly that they have remained inefficient, bulky and unreliable despite developments and steps forward. As a result, the …