Posts tagged: GlassPoint Solar

Oman Invests in Solar Energy — to Extract Oil

Heavy oil 2,000 feet below the surface needs heat to help it flow, something that solar power can easily provide. Aging oilfields in the Sultanate of Oman and other places in the Middle East still have a lot of oil beneath the sands, but extracting the deeper, heavier oil can be an expensive and difficult […]

Solar-Powered Oil Recovery

Solar Meets Big Oil Increasingly—and perhaps in an attempt to gain favor with vociferously critical environmental groups—Big Oil is seeking out ways to incorporate green technology into their unending quest for black gold. Last week was no exception. reports that Royal Dutch Shell Co. (LON: RDSA) and Rockport Capital, along with some other companies, […]