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Engineers: ethics and responsibilities

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Fossil fuels provide 89% of the world’s primary energy needs. We consume over 1m tonnes of oil and 250m cm of gas every hour. These fuels are essential to our existence, but are controversial – it is generally accepted that they have a damaging effect on our climate. Phil Hopkins, technical director, Penspen and professorial fellow, University of Newcastle, introduces some of the ethical issues staff face in the oil and gas business

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Author(s): Hopkins P

Publication type: Book Chapter

Book Title: Fundamentals of the World Gas Industry

Year: 2005

Pages: 71-73

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Petroleum Economist

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9781861861948


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