Researchers at the University of Alberta have come up with a new, solar-driven process that could help oil companies clean up Alberta’s ruined tar sands.
Browsing the "Big Oil" Tag
The heirs of John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil fortune are moving as much as $900 million away from fossil fuels and putting them in renewable energy.
The people with the most to gain from the continued use of Fossil Fuels keep attacking clean energy interests. Tina Casey, from Cleantechnica, exposes them.
All this talk about “clean” natural gas? It may be a fraud, since experts are starting to come out claiming natural gas from fracking is worse than coal!
The Mexican, American, and Canadian governments are gearing up for a Mexican oil and fracking boom, but cartels controlling the territory are in the way.
The fracking boom in Oklahoma and on the East Coast is causing Earthquakes- and more and mroe scientists are coming out and saying so. Will that stop it?
A February explosion at Chevron’s Bobtwon, PA fracking well killed at least one person- but they gave out free pizzas. Watch the Daily Show take ’em down.
Investment in big oil companies like ExxonMobil has long been considered a “sure thing” but that may soon change because of something called “stranded carbon asset risks”.
BP has proven itself to be a menace to the public health and safety yet again by spilling thousands of gallons of heavy crude tar sands into Lake Michigan.
Colorado Republican Frank McNulty wants to pass a law that punishes cities and towns that vote against fracking by diverting hundreds of thousands of state and federal tax dollars away from them.
Laying a pipeline across agricultural land. Friday afternoon, and officials at the State Department are probably breathing a huge sigh of relief.
What happened to the people most intimately touched by BP’s Deepwater spill? That’s the question a new documentary debuting at SXSW called “the Great Invisible” hopes to answer.
Despite massive damage to both the economy and ecology of the Gulf of Mexico during BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, big oil is set to start drilling into the Gulf’s oil reserves yet again.
The explosion at Chevron’s Bobtwon, PA fracking well is believed to have killed at least one person- but that’s cool, because Chevron gave out free pizzas.
Think only Canadians need to worry about tar sands extraction? Think again. In October, U.S. Oil Sands, Inc. joined Kentucky-based Arrakis Oil Recovery as the second company to receive a permit to produce U.S. tar sands. The Utah Water Quality…
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…
ST. PIERRE-JOLYS, Manitoba, Canada, January 27, 2014 (ENS) – A TransCanada natural gas pipeline ruptured and exploded early Saturday morning in an isolated area near the town of Otterburne, 25 kilometers (15 miles) south of Winnipeg. The pre-dawn…
How bad is the chemical spill crisis in West Virginia? It’s bad enough that Wal-Mart had to call in a police escort to “protect” a shipment of bottled water into an area where the water has been deemed unsafe to bathe with, brush your teeth with, or wash your clothes with. It’s almost enough for […]
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…
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…