Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: big oil

Bureau of Land Management proposes fracking on 1.6 million acres of...

"...there's really no question that more fracking would be terrible for California."

What #ShellKnew and how it was used to stall international climate...

For almost two decades, Shell has pushed the same proposal to tackle climate change, which still hasn’t come to fruition.

Rise of the machines: Fracking execs plan profits by using automation...

The oil and gas industry appears primed to follow in the footsteps of the coal industry, where automation has been eating away jobs for decades.

Oil companies and lobbyists say they’re ready to solve climate change....

But when one examines the fine print of the deal – and the financial benefits flowing to some of the people touting it – the effort looks much less utopian.

Why women from Asia are confronting US fracking: Oil extraction equals...

“If we are going to stop plastic we need to stop plastic where it starts.”

Derailed train spills 230,000 gallons of crude into flooded Iowa river

Rock Valley acted quickly to shut off water wells following the spill and plans to drain the wells and use rural water until the well water tests safe.

$83 billion West Virginia petrochemical deal with China on skids due...

The deal would be worth more than the total gross domestic product of West Virginia, which was $76.8 billion in 2017.

The risky business of government-run pipelines

The project has always been about business – and this is something the Canadian government must quickly recognize if it’s going to create value for Canadians.

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Oil pipeline CEO tells Federal Energy Conference: ‘It’s a great time...

The EIA conference, hosted by the federal agency that tracks energy industry trends and statistics, would focus on a decidedly different topic: the booming oil and gas industry.

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CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...