Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: fracking

Fracking dumps millions of gallons of toxic chemicals into Gulf of...

“Offshore fracking threatens Gulf communities and wildlife far more than our government has acknowledged.”

Supreme Court allows fracked gas pipeline’s use of eminent domain. But...

The decision could give private companies more power to take state land, but experts point to a thicket of legal obstacles that remain in the pipeline’s way.

Exxon is telling investors its Permian fracking projects are ‘world class’....

A new report finds that the productivity of ExxonMobil’s wells in the Permian basin declined in 2019, raising “troubling questions about the quality” of its assets.

How third-party auditors make oil industry fraud possible

The accounting companies hired by oil companies to evaluate their inflated financial claims are on the hook from investors frustrated by the lack of accountability.

SEC finds fracking sand company misled investors with claims of ‘game...

The fracking industry’s over-the-top claims to investors have been the norm, but even when proven to be fraudulent, companies suffer almost no consequences.

Living near fracking wells is linked to higher rate of heart...

Fracking and the increased truck traffic created by the industry raise levels of air pollution significantly, and exposure to air pollution raises heart attack risk.

Struggling to make a profit, fracking investors are searching for the...

“Banks are losing money and investors are stuck in investments they can’t get rid of.”

California’s fracking ban fails in the Senate

While California is a major U.S. oil producer, urban democratic senators were hoping to change the state's course and take a lead on the climate crisis.

Appalachian fracking faces financial risks, report warns. Hopes for petrochemical plastics...

The associated petrochemical buildout that the region has pinned its hopes on as the future of natural gas is “unlikely,” the report states.

More than half a million people exposed to flaring, increased health...

Roughly 530,000 people live within three miles of an oil and gas flare.

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Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”