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This calls for a different recipe – using more natural gas in the ramp up time before the 2008 Olympics,longchamp borse, which will be held about 13 months from now,polo ralph lauren outlet.

Our sources had suggested coalbed methane gas might be used to light the Olympic flame,polo ralph lauren outlet. Boldly,longchamp costo, we included a ‘fantasy’ photo of this in the introduction to our publication,carrera online, “investing in China’s Energy Crisis,longchamp borse.” How close to the truth we came,sac chanel pas cher!

Further research pointed to a widespread substitution of coal for natural gas in Beijing over the course of the next year,carrera occhiali negozi. Now it appears official,occhiali oakley. Earlier this week,longchamp borse, China Petroleum Daily reported that state-owned China National Petroleum Corp is hoping to increase Beijing’s supply of natural gas by 5,occhiali oakley donna.5 billion cubic meters by next year,longchamp outlet.

Crude oil refiner Sinopec hopes to provide low-sulfur gasoline,oakley outlet, through its Yanshan refinery,longchamp outlet, to help reduce smog levels from Beijing’s explosive growth in automobile use,chanel 2013.

Natural gas will be used instead of coal to fuel Beijing’s electric power plants,carrera occhiali, water heaters and cookers,oakley outlet. Some cabs and buses will be running on natural gas and coalbed methane gas,occhiali ray ban. This won’t be a first for China,lunettes chanel. We covered CBM-powered taxicabs in a previous article and later discovered the practice has been spreading across China.

Not only did Jiangxi first connect its coalbed methane to its power station in early June,Beijing To Increase More Natural And Cbm Gas For 2008 Olympics, but (as we have been forecasting) the big China energy companies have made CBM a top priority.

China National Petroleum (CNPC) has begun exploring a new CBM field in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region earlier this week,Beijing To Increase More Natural And Cbm Gas For 2008 Olympics.

This has little to do with the Olympics, because the well fields won’t be producing before the games commence, but it confirms CBM is quickly becoming an integral strategy in China’s energy mix.

The Olympics is just a reminder that Beijing and China are getting serious about using cleaner fuels to power the country’s rapid GDP growth while also getting even more serious about reducing the country’s abysmal pollution.

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