All Articles on Oil

Then-Interior Department assistant secretary Joe Balash signs directives June 26 in Anchorage revoking decades-old federal public land orders, in the process making more than 1.3 million acres overseen by the Bureau of Land Management eligible for conveyance to the state, Alaska Native corporations, and other uses. News
'Just Another Day in the Kleptocracy': Trump Interior Dept. Official Heads to Fossil Fuel Extraction Company in Apparent Sequel to Alaska Plunder Push
"The revolving door of the Trump Administration continues to spin—and it's wider than ever before."
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An oil well in the Permian Basin in Midland, Texas on May 3, 2018. (Photo: Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images) News
US Set to Blow Other Countries Away With 'Staggering' Scale of New Oil and Gas Production
Over next decade, unlesss its trajectory changes, 61 percent of new global production will come from the United States
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Greenpeace Campaigners Stop BP Rig Bound for North Sea, Stalling Fossil Fuel Giant's Plan to Extract 30 Million Barrels of Oil
"We're in a climate emergency—the age of oil is over."
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Plastic production and disposal is responsible for high greenhouse gas emissions, warns a new report. News
"Alarming" Report Details Emissions Danger of Plastics Production and Disposal—And It's Set to Get Worse
"It has long been clear that plastic threatens the global environment and puts human health at risk. This report demonstrates that plastic, like the rest of the fossil economy, is putting the climate at risk as well."
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A fire burns at the KMCO chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, on April 2. News
Third Houston Area Chemical Fire in Under Three Weeks Prompts Calls for Action From Progressives, Environmental Groups
"Repeat offenders to the environment, our health, and communities should be shut down, fined and prosecuted."
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A plume of smoke rises from a petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Monday, March 18, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas. News
After Earlier Assurances Over Air Quality, Benzene From Petrochemical Fire Triggers 'Shelter in Place' Order for Texas City
" This is not going to get any better anytime soon."
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Sign reads: Keep it in the ground News
Climate Crisis Be Damned, 'Shale Revolution' Poised to Make US Net Exporter of Oil in Three Years
"The second wave of the U.S. shale revolution is coming," says International Energy Agency
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Citing 'Permanent Oil Price Decline,' Norwegian Fund's Fossil Fuel Divestment Could Spark Global 'Shockwave'
"The decision should sound like a red alert for private banks and investors whose oil and gas assets are becoming increasingly risky and morally untenable," say climate campaigners
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Chevron, TransOcean Executives Face Criminal Charge for Brazilian Oil Spill
Prosecutors say 'crime against nature' could land imprudent company's employees in jail
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Lawmakers Introduce Reality-Based Plan to Achieve “Freedom From Oil”
Members of Congress of all stripes are trying to show that they’re concerned and responsive to the financial strain caused by high gas prices. Some are recommending more oil drilling. Some want to end subsidies to oil companies. Today, members of the Congressional Livable Communities Task Force...
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