Oil Change International

Oil Change International is a research, communication, and advocacy organization focused on exposing the true costs of fossil fuels and facilitating the coming transition towards clean energy.

Releases by this organization

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Monday, July 06, 2020
Oil Change International Response to Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown
Today, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that a key federal permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) fell far short of National Environmental Policy Act guidelines, the permit was being revoked, and the pipeline must cease operations and be emptied of oil by August 5...
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Report: G20 Governments Bankrolling the Fossil Fuel Industry with at least $77 Billion a Year
A new report released by Friends of the Earth U.S. and Oil Change International reveals G20 countries have provided at least $77 billion a year in public finance to oil, gas and coal projects since the Paris Climate Agreement was reached. This government-backed support to fossil fuels from export...
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Steny Hoyer Shills for Big Oil as HEROES Acts Shuns Safeguards Against a Fossil Fuel Bailout
Today, Democratic House leadership released the 1,800-page HEROES Act , the first proposal for the next round of COVID-19 stimulus efforts. Despite calling for over $3 trillion in relief funds, the draft bill does not contain protections to prevent heavily indebted fossil fuel companies from...
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Friday, April 10, 2020
Stop the Money Pipeline: Private Banks Owning Oil Companies Is a Recipe for Disaster
The news that major U.S. banks like JPMorgan Chase are preparing to ask regulators to allow them to take direct ownership of oil and gas companies should ring major alarm bells on Capitol Hill and across the nation, according to organizations with the Stop the Money Pipeline coalition. On Thursday...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Oil Change International Response to Keystone XL Subsidy Announcement from Alberta
Today, the Government of Alberta announced that it would support TC Energy’s Keystone XL oil pipeline with a direct investment of more than USD 1 billion and a further USD 6 billion loan guarantee. In response, experts at Oil Change International released the following statements: Hannah McKinnon,...
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Friday, March 13, 2020
Oil Change International Response to Trump’s Announced SPR Purchase
During today’s announcement of a national emergency related to the coronavirus, President Trump announced he has instructed the Secretary of Energy to purchase “large quantities of oil for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve...we’re gonna fill it right up to the top.” In response, Alex Doukas, Stop...
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Report: Reinstating the Crude Oil Export Ban Could Cut Global Emissions as Much as 181 Million Tons Annually
A new report from Greenpeace USA and Oil Change International calculates the climate benefits of reinstating the crude oil export ban, a policy that limited the amount of carbon pollution the US shipped overseas for more than 40 years. The report finds that restoring the crude oil export ban could...
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Thursday, January 09, 2020
Oil Change International Response to Trump’s Gutting of NEPA
Today, the Trump administration unveiled new actions intending to undermine requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act that climate change impacts of projects be factored into environmental reviews. In response, Rebecca Concepcion Apostol, U.S. Program Director at Oil Change...
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Takes Actions Towards a Managed Phase-out of Oil and Gas Extraction
Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced new steps to restrict dangerous drilling practices and improve protections for communities close to oil and gas extraction. In response, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director at Oil Change International , provided the following statement: “Governor...
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Response to International Energy Agency’s 2019 World Energy Outlook
In response to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2019 World Energy Outlook (WEO), experts at Oil Change International (OCI) have released the following statements: Hannah McKinnon, Program Director, Energy Transitions and Futures, Oil Change International: “After a year of clear demands and...
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