October 5, 2011

Google, BP, Morgan Stanley & Chevron- Green Oil Coalition?


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An odd cleaner energy coalition — Google, BP, Morgan Stanley and Chevron — on Monday launched a project that uses solar power to get more oil out of aging wells. After a few bumps on the road — $30 million in cost overruns, and nearly a year behind schedule — the "solar thermal" demonstration plant was running in the desert near Coalinga, Calif. . .

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