Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: oil industry

Minister branded ‘ridiculous’ for suggesting oil from North Sea project could...

The U.K.’s Scotland Minister David Duguid has been criticized over “nonsense” remarks about the proposed new Cambo oilfield, ahead of a meeting with co-owner Siccar Point Energy.

Fracking’s ‘new religion’ offers false hope

U.S. oil fracking industry is asking investors to have faith that ‘bigger is better’ to try to lure them back into risky shale investments.

New Mexico stuck with $8 billion in cleanup for oil wells,...

The oil industry boasts that it fills state coffers with revenues from drilling, but a new study finds a serious gap in funding available to tackle the environmental legacy of abandoned wells.

Oil industry ‘net-zero’ pledges are an attempt to delay climate action,...

Fossil fuel companies, experts say, “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions.

Evidence shows oil industry flaring in Texas being done without permits

“Our state regulators—and our industry—has a long way to go to clean up our act.”

How U.S. crude oil exports are hastening the demise of the...

Not only is the U.S. shale oil industry failing financially and facing debts it likely can’t repay, but calls are growing for the new Biden administration to reinstate the crude oil export ban.

Oil industry inflates job impact from Biden’s new pause on drilling...

“I welcome an end to federal fossil fuel leasing and the necessary transitions to more sustainable economies for the Navajo Nation.”

Here’s how big oil wants the Supreme Court to help delay...

This industry push is a concerted effort to squash climate liability lawsuits.

The pandemic and oil

With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over.

Hoboken, New Jersey sues oil industry for climate impacts from its...

“We want to be compensated for the costs of climate damages both past, present and future.”

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