Browsing the "Oil" Category

Demand Drops But Debt Increases For Big Oil

August 14th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Despite 4% of the world’s oil production being offline, weak demand has kept prices steady. Good news for consumers, but bad news for oil companies


Neil Young vs. Canadian Tar Sands (w/ video)

February 11th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

Legendary rocker Neil Young, born in Toronto, recently went on a tour in Canada aiming to support the rights of First Nations when it comes to tar sands development. Needless to say, First Nations citizens are being almost&hellip


U.S. Looks To Export Oil And Natural Gas

January 16th, 2014 | by Andrew Meggison

Thanks to new drilling tactics, such as fracking, the U.S. is on the way to being a major oil and natural gas exporter, which means more jobs and money, as well as an over-reliance on fossil fuels for the foreseeable future


John Kerry Pushes Back Against Keystone XL Pipeline

January 4th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

The tubes have been buzzing over a new New York Times report on Secretary of State John Kerry’s aggressive pursuit of a new global climate agreement, which  has some clear implications for approval of the controversial Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline&hellip


Enbridge Gets the Go-ahead for Northern Gateway Pipeline

December 26th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, December 20, 2013 (ENS) – The Joint Review Panel for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Project today recommended that the federal government approve the multi-billion dollar pipeline, subject to 209 required&hellip



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