Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: Oil

10 things we’ve learned a decade after the Deepwater Horizon disaster

Are we any closer to preventing a similar—or worse—catastrophe?

Oil, gas, petrochemical financial woes predate pandemic — and will continue...

“The crash that we’re seeing in the oil and gas and petrochemicals industry is a recent intensification of what has been a very long-term trend.”

Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes’...

As oil and gas production moves into ever-deeper waters, the goal should be to respond faster, more effectively and with a better understanding of what’s happening in real time.

Oil refineries face shutdowns as demand collapses

In other words, facing a mounting glut and no ability to lower output further, some refineries may simply need to shut down entirely.

Oil execs, anxious about public support, claim halting fossil fuel production...

“As a legal matter this claim is laughable so it’s better thought of as a PR stunt.”

Mexico is letting an oil company destroy protected mangroves for an...

Satellite images posted on Quartz show the cleared land to accommodate the construction.

West Texas fracking boom sputters as Apache Corp. admits firm lost...

The losses are “a preview of the impacts of the inevitable decline of the oil and gas industry on a broad scale.”

California lagged in capping century-old oil wells leaking under homes of...

On November 28, 2015, Roger Majano, plagued by a noxious smell overwhelming his Los Angeles neighborhood, heaved a jackhammer onto the walkway...

This problem with fracked oil and gas wells is occurring ‘at...

Just look to its track record, and don't expect any surprises.

Congress needs to end war profiteering now

War is bad for nearly everyone. But as long as we allow the leaders of our privatized war economy to reap unlimited rewards, their profit motive for war in Iran — or anywhere — will persist.

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

How Biden flubbed Town Hall foreign policy question

Instead he endorsed some of the most deceptive elements of Trump’s propaganda, dropped some clangers of his own and, in a classic Freudian slip, laid bare his own enduring commitment to American imperialism.
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“A fire that has spread across the country”: Jelani Cobb on voter suppression in...

Amidst the pandemic, more than 30 million people nationwide have already voted through mail-in ballots early voting. It is shattering all records for voting.

October Surprise! US psychiatrists convince the media to reveal the extent of Trump’s mental...

There is still time for newspapers, radio, and TV to send the psychiatrists’ message relative to Trump’s severe mental problems all across this country.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.