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17/10/2014
Thwarted so far in its attempts to build the Keystone XL pipeline to carry its Alberta tar sands bitumen oil south across the U.S. to the Gulf of Mexico, the TransCanada Corporation has announced that it will submit an application "within weeks" ...   
24/9/2014
BP Plc cannot recoup what it says were inflated claims paid under a multi-billion dollar settlement program to compensate people hurt by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday. BP originally expected the ...   
21/9/2014
On a cloud-heavy Sunday morning, hundreds of thousands of people snaked down Manhattan’s west side for a march calling attention to the impact of climate change. Dozens of marching bands, two-story-tall puppets and banners of all kinds flanked a ...   
7/9/2014
Forget the North Sea and the Middle East, it is the frozen oceans of the Arctic which are the next great frontier that big oil companies plan to exploit over the coming 15 years. The Arctic region, which crosses several national ...   
7/9/2014
Oil Rush in America, TomDispatch
Whatever you may imagine, “peak oil” has not been discredited as a concept, a statement no less true for “peak fossil fuels.” Think of them instead as postponed. We are, after all, on a finite planet that, by definition, holds a finite amount ...   
5/9/2014
The prospect of up to $18 billion in new fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could encourage BP to sell off some of its Russian interests, which already look at risk of being dragged into a political standoff between Moscow and the ...   
4/9/2014
A U.S. judge has decided that BP Plc was “grossly negligent” and “reckless” in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago, a ruling that could add nearly $18 billion in fines to more than $42 billion in charges the company took for the worst ...   
4/9/2014
Today a federal judge in New Orleans found BP guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the April 20, 2010 explosion of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil spill that resulted from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig ...   
31/8/2014
In little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of Interior`s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the floodgates have opened for Gulf offshore hydraulic fracturing ...   
30/8/2014
The recent call from Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for "tightening belts" has convinced even optimists that something is deeply wrong with the Russian economy. No doubt the planned tax increases (introduction of a sales tax and ...   
11/8/2014
Whales talk. But what makes them stop talking? Scientists have long known that the marine mammals use creaks, groans, growls, and buzzes to communicate with each other-often over long distances-to find food, and even for mothers to keep ...   
8/8/2014
If you read the financial papers, you may be aware that the Gulf of Mexico is looking like a giant, underwater piggybank. New advances in seismic technology, and more powerful equipment developed for fracking operations, have turned oil fields ...   
19/7/2014
The Obama administration is reopening the eastern seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor. Friday's announcement was the ...   
19/7/2014
The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor. Friday's announcement is the ...   
18/7/2014
The Obama administration on Friday approved a plan that would allow companies to assess oil resources off the Atlantic Coast, angering environmental groups that worried the plan will harm marine life and open the door to offshore ...   
14/6/2014
If President Barack Obama`s historic carbon emissions rules made you forget about his "all of the above" energy policy, well, it shouldn`t have. While the president recognized that coal-fired power plants are responsible for about 40 ...   
26/5/2014
No longer dominated by the traditional “Big Green” groups that were taking big donations from corporate polluters, the new environmental movement is broader, more assertive and more creative. With extreme energy extraction and climate change ...   
13/5/2014
Norway wants to let oil and gas companies drill in Arctic seas that were frozen as recently as the 1980s even though some climate experts say it is too early to trust global warming to keep the ice away.Russia is also showing new interest ...   
18/4/2014
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over. Jules Melancon, the last remaining ...   
17/4/2014
Four years ago this week, BP`s Deepwater Horizon drill platform exploded. Eleven workers died that day. Their bodies were never found. Over the next 87 days, 210 million gallons of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. It fouled fishing grounds, ...   
25/3/2014
An unknown amount of oil leaked from BP Plc's Whiting refinery in Indiana into Lake Michigan after a mechanical glitch on Monday afternoon, the company confirmed on Tuesday. The discharge had stopped, the leak was contained, and no ...   
15/3/2014
Despite deaths, federal government does little to monitor oil industry safety By Lise Olson, Houston Chronicle Longview News-Journal The last thing Felipe Saiz saw from behind his trademark mirrored sunglasses was the vast sun-bleached ...   
14/3/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency and BP have reached an agreement that lifts a ban on BP's ability to hold government contracts that has barred the company from bidding on oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters because of the massive ...   
13/2/2014
Hundreds of college students are expected to risk arrest on March 2 outside the White House to pressure President Obama to reject the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline project. Organizers of "XL Dissent" say they hope to stage one of the largest ...   
5/2/2014
Sea ice melting partly because of human-caused climate change could open previously inaccessible Arctic Ocean waters to expanded oil drilling, but the risks of drilling there will be extremely high. As sea ice melts in the Arctic, the ...   

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