Trees in the Arctic region may grow 500 km (300 miles) further north by 2100 as climate change greens the barren tundra and causes sweeping change to wildlife, a leading expert said.

A quickening melt of snow, ice and permafrost will enable more southerly species such as pine trees or animals such as foxes to move north.

"Changes seem to be happening even more rapidly than we had anticipated

A controversial natural gas production technique, which is key to a century of U.S.

Directional drilling and hydraulic-fracturing technologies are dramatically increasing natural-gas extraction. In aquifers overlying the Marcellus and Utica shale formations of northeastern Pennsylvania and upstate New York, we document systematic evidence for methane contamination of drinking water associated with shale-gas extraction.

The state of Maryland plans to sue the company that operated a gas well that ruptured in Pennsylvania, spilling fluids into a fresh water tributary that eventually flows into the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland's attorney general said on Wednesday.

The well in Bradford County blew out on April 19, spilling "thousands of gallons" of fracking fluids into the Towanda Creek, which pours into the Susquehan

The purpose of this Tight Gas Exploration & Production Policy 2011 (Policy) is to establish the policies, procedures, tax and pricing regime in respect of exploration and production of tight gas in Pakistan.

It is a common belief that China’s CO2 emissions will continue to grow throughout this century and will dominate global emissions.

BEIJING: China has joined the world's elite club of offshore oil producers after China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) announced that its oil and natural gas output surpassed 60 million metric tonnes in 2010.

The country's largest offshore oil explorer's oil and gas production last year totalled 64.13 million metric tonnes of oil equivalent, of which 50 million was produced domestically, sai

Rutam Vora / Ahmedabad December 28, 2010, 1:24 IST

Eleven companies, including international giants, have evinced interest in Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Gireesh Chandra Prasad

Global oil and gas field services majors Schlumberger and Halliburton are likely to be technology partners for India in its ambitious programme to explore shale gas, a new source of energy, from next year.

Gireesh Chandra Prasad

Environment issues could mar the country

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