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Installations at the Nahr Bin Omar natural gas field, with flames rising from the burning of excess hydrocarbons seen in the background
Image: Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty ImagesImage: Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images

Oil & gas industry

Oil and gas are the world's most important sources of energy since the mid-1950s. But due to their carbon footprint, the two commodities are under pressure, and calls are mounting saying the less we use the better.

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