Fracking: Economic Boom or Safety Bust?

October 18, 2013

The topic of fracking has been a hot button issue in the news over the last few years. With documentaries such as Gasland and celebrities publicizing inaccurate information and fears, we decided it was important to make an infographic that expands on the topic and gives real facts about fracking. Advanced Micro Instruments, Inc.

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The new electricity tariff – effective 1st June 2011.

December 31, 2012

This is largely because of escalating energy costs. As of 1st June 2011, TNB will have to buy natural gas at RM13.70/mmBTU*. The hike of 28% from the current price of RM10.70/mmBTU* is based on the government’s decision to review the natural gas pricing mechanism to reflect market price. The review is carried out every […]

Mint Map: The World’s Resources by Country

November 26, 2012

A country’s economic worth can be measured in more ways than just its GDP and national debt. It is also important to consider the economic potential that lies in the harvesting of the natural resources within its borders. This map shows the top producing countries of each resource, or the proved reserves in the case […]

Transparency: What Is the Easiest Way to Power a Lightbulb

Transparency: What Is the Easiest Way to Power a Lightbulb

September 26, 2012

How much energy—whether electric, coal, nuclear, or otherwise—is required for a 100-watt lightbulb to run for a year, 24 hours a day? See the answer in our latest infographic. A collaboration between GOOD and Column Five. Source

Improving Hydraulic Fracturing

Improving Hydraulic Fracturing

September 1, 2012

The oil and gas industry is working diligently to make hydraulic fracturing more efficient and to reduce the footprint the process has on the environment Source

Stop Fracking

Stop Fracking

August 24, 2012

A controversial and destructive new way of extracting natural gas, known as hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’, is threatening Canada’s fresh water and wilderness areas. Fracking is a new extraction process which oil and gas companies are using to exploit difficult to access deposits of natural gas which are trapped in hard shale rock formations. Source

U.S. Natural Gas Production

U.S. Natural Gas Production

July 18, 2012

Charting the rising amount of natural gas produced in the U.S. from 1990 to 2011. Source

The Obama Emergency Agenda and Gas Prices

The Obama Emergency Agenda and Gas Prices

June 9, 2012

If we’re serious about meeting our energy challenge we’re going to have to do more than drill. And that’s why the real solution is clean, homegrown energy. The real solution is advanced biofuels — and there’s a lot of good biofuel work being done here in Indiana. It means that we’ve got to have natural […]