Saturday, September 24, 2022

Tag: oil drilling

Los Angeles’ long, troubled history with urban oil drilling is nearing...

The state has proposed a 3,200-foot setback rule for new wells, but this has not yet gone into effect and does little to address health concerns for residents who live near existing wells.

Biden administration reverses Trump-era policy that opened new oil development in...

The Biden administration will revert to "a 2013 Obama administration plan issued that protected about half of the reserve."

Biden continues drilling boom on public lands despite campaign pledge, analysis...

“The reality is that in the battle between the oil industry and Biden, the industry is winning.”

Biden drilling report blasted as ‘shocking capitulation to the needs of...

"The government's royalty rates and bonding requirements are far too low and lead to public money subsidizing Big Oil's profits while our federal lands and waters suffer egregious harm."

Fossil fuel companies pay $192 million to extract fossil fuels from...

“It’s basically a giveaway to industry of millions of acres of the Gulf of Mexico so they can lock in production for years, at a time when we need to be shifting away from fossil fuel development.”

California releases new proposal to ban oil drilling near communities

“We are committed to protecting public health, the economy and our environment as we transition to a greener future that reckons with the realities of the climate crisis we’re all facing.”

Ticking time bombs: California oil spill spurs new calls to ban...

“It’s time to shut them down.”

‘Twisting words’: UK oil industry and business department using Climate Change...

Oil & Gas UK and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have been taking the CCC’s advice “out of context” when discussing new North Sea projects, say campaigners.

Exxon’s oil drilling gamble off Guyana Coast could turn country from...

Exxon has said that it’s committed to helping meet Paris climate goals, but at the same time, it is turning a country that was a non-oil producer into a massive oil producer.

Oil drilling in the ‘land of water’: ExxonMobil hunts for more...

ExxonMobil says a 9 billion barrel oilfield off the low-lying South American nation’s coast could soon outpace Permian production.

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Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

Peace activists hit the streets from DC to San Francisco

The Peace in Ukraine Coalition mobilized for negotiations, not escalation, in what CODEPINK describes as a proxy war threatening a direct war between the two most heavily armed nuclear nations; the United States and Russia.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.
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Biden admin reinstates early $190 million in Gulf drilling leases

The consequences of the sale could be the production of 1.1 billion barrels of oil and the probable release of 723 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

As falls Russia, so falls the world

Can the heroine of this story, true internationalism, survive the onslaught of lawless maniacs bent on reviving a world of unaccountable sovereigns and promoting a war of all against all?