Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag: Oil

Peak shale: Is the US fracking industry already in decline?

Has the industry run out of good rock?

First ‘Red’ level tremor at UK fracking site put legal pause...

Cuadrilla Resources was forced by law to pause operations at its site in Lancashire, England when a tremor with a magnitude of 0.8 took place in the area Friday morning.

Why plans to turn America’s Rust Belt into a new plastics...

Climate implications make a petrochemical build-out risky, not only from an environmental perspective, but also from a fiscal perspective.

Arctic drilling a go with recent approval from the Trump administration

“This project sets us down a dangerous path of destroying the Arctic. An oil spill in the Arctic would be impossible to clean up and the region is already stressed by climate change.”

Why Canadian tar sands oil may be doomed

In the face of such challenging economics, what are Canadian tar sands producers doing? Tapping more oil than ever.

The 14-year chronic, continuous oil spill most Americans never heard about

The federal government said it is committed “to ensure Taylor Energy will work to permanently stop the ongoing oil spill” because there is “still more that can be done by Taylor to control and contain the oil.”

Oil-by-rail rises once again as safety rules disappear

Both the U.S. and Canada are taking steps that ignore or undermine the lessons and regulatory measures to improve safety since the oil train explosions and spills of years past.

Big oil cheers Trump’s ‘new NAFTA’ but Mexico could complicate things

Mexico’s recently elected president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has yet to comment on the USMCA's energy-related provisions.

US oil exports are exceeding almost all predictions – thanks to fracking

The fracking boom in Texas and New Mexico and subsequent export boom is a shining example – illuminated by the flares of fracked gas – of exactly what not to be doing.

Trump’s pick to lead energy tech innovation program is invested in...

The backdrop to Lane Genatowski’s nomination is an overall uncertainty over the future of the very agency he’s supposed to lead.

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Trump says Republicans lost at midterms because people put on disguises to vote illegally

"If you buy a box of cereal - you have a voter ID."

Authoritarian: Sanders describes Trump after the administration attacks the free press

"Trump describes the free media as an "enemy of the people"; attacks leaders of democratic countries while cozying up to authoritarian nations; and now uses his influence to try to stop the counting of votes in FL and GA."
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NY politician: We need to block $3 billion handout for Amazon & use money...

New York Assemblymember Ron Kim is introducing legislation to block the deal and redirect taxpayer money away from Amazon subsidies and toward student debt relief.

Despite famine, Khashoggi, and school bus massacre, House GOP moves swiftly to keep US...

The move ensured that Republicans can avoid voting on the bill – a vote in which they would have to choose between standing up against a war that has killed more than 15,000 civilians or angering President Donald Trump.

Pressure is on the Senate to reject Trump’s nominee for chief scientist at USDA

"We urge the Senate to listen to the American people and reject this pesticide industry loyalist who will put corporate profits over farmers, public health, and our environment."

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