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Oil and Gas Exploration in Algarve?

 The map on the right shows all the areas available for oil production.

What is Fracking?

Hydraulic fracturing involves cracking rock formations by pumping fluid into wells at high pressure, forcing oil or gas out of the rock. It’s also known as hydrofracking and fracing, and, most commonly, fracking

What Is the Environmental Impact of Petroleum and Natural Gas?

Environmental impacts that could occur, include air pollution, discharge waste water with toxins dangerous for human and ecosystem health, release of CO2 and CH4,, and spills that can cause great environmental damage.

Just How Green Is Natural Gas?

 Not green at all, several reports suggest that the methane released by fracking and drilling makes it worse than coal.

Oil and Gas development activities trigger earthquakes?

It can. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) re-injecting wastewater into fracking wells can cause earthquakes that are usually small but that can be large enough to be felt and may cause damage.

Could we build a 100% Clean Energy Portugal?

In just a few decades the PORTUGAL could eliminate fossil fuels and rely 100 percent on clean, renewable energy. That’s the bold vision of Mark Jacobson, a Stanford engineering professor who has produced coutry-by-country road map of how the word could wean itself from coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear power.



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