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Oil Giant To Pay Hundreds Of Millions Over Major China Spill

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

BEIJING, April 27 (Reuters) - U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips and its partner CNOOC have agreed to pay 1.683 billion yuan ($266.89 million) in compens...

MF Global's 10 Highest-Profile Former Clients

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2012 | Business

March 26 (Reuters) - ConocoPhillips, billionaire investor Carl Icahn, Coca Cola, Dominion Resources and giant energy trader Mercuria were among high-p...

Refinery Murder Mystery

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

As fuel prices rise, companies like Sunoco and ConocoPhillips are closing the very facilities essential for producing fuels. It raises the question: why would corporations do that?

'Green News Report' - January 31, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republicans...

'Green News Report' - January 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drill-Baby-...

Major Oil Producers Look For New Way To Exploit Natural Gas In Alaska

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

(Adds quotes, details) By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE (Reuters) - The chief executives of BP and ConocoPhillips, two of Ala...

Oil Companies Powned in Epic Switcheroo Operation [Video]

Kevin Grandia | Posted 01.31.2012 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Environment campaigners duped representatives of major oil companies into attending a meeting about the harsh realities of offshore oil drilling, instead of their intended meeting with Greenland officials to talk about opening up Northern seas to drilling.

Dan Froomkin

Recession? What Recession? Oil Profits Boom Amid The Gloom | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The sputtering economy, high unemployment rate and punishing gas prices are taking a huge toll on average Americans, but at least somebo...

China Orders ConocoPhillips To Halt Oil Operations In Bohai Bay

IndustryWeek | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

China said Wednesday it had ordered ConocoPhillips to immediately stop operations at several rigs in an area off the nation's eastern coast polluted b...

Nation's Third-Largest Oil Company Will Split In Two

Posted 09.13.2011 | Business

(AP) NEW YORK -- ConocoPhillips, the nation's third-largest oil company, said Thursday that it will split itself into two separate publicly traded com...

Alaska Gasline Failure Disappointing, but No Surprise

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.18.2011 | Business
Alaska Dispatch News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Backers of Alaska's Denali natural gas pipeline project had barely thrown in the economic towel, when some state lawmakers began ...

ExxonMobil CEO Says Oil Price Should Be $60 to $70 a Barrel

Robert Lenzner | Posted 07.17.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The formal showdown between Big Oil and Big Politics makes for enormously revealing theater about just how selfish and narrow-minded, cash-rich industry can be when called upon to do their patriotic duty in balancing the budget.

Dan Froomkin

Democratic Senator Calls Big Oil Execs Selfish, Unfeeling -- And Unbeatable | Dan Froomkin | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The unapologetic -- indeed combative -- testimony on Thursday by top oil executives summoned to defend multi-billion tax subsidies for t...

Big Oil: Ending Our Tax Breaks Would Be 'Un-American'

Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Timothy Gardner and Deborah Charles) - The world's biggest oil companies on Wednesday launched broadsides against Democratic plans to pare...

BP Has a Long History of Problems at Alaska's Prudhoe Bay

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business
Alaska Dispatch News

On Tuesday, it was announced that BP would pay $25 million and spend another $60 million implementing a state-of-the-art monitoring system to guard ag...

Dan Froomkin

How High Gas Prices Impoverish The Many While Enriching The Few | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

The next time you're gritting your teeth as you fill your tank with $4 gas, here's something to consider: Your pain is their gain. The last of the ...

Gas Companies In Northwest Colorado Agree To Disclose Fracking Data

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 06.07.2011 | Denver

Several energy companies operating in northwest Colorado have agreed to publicly disclose on a new website information regarding the constituents of h...

ConocoPhillips shuttering Alaska LNG plant

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alaska Dispatch News

ConocoPhillips says it will mothball its Nikiski liquefied natural gas plant as soon as April, laying off about 60 company employees and contract work...

Waxman and Markey's Hydraulic Fracking Smackdown

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Looks like the US Congress is going to crack down on the natural gas industry over the nasty process of hydraulic fracturing.

Canadian Oil Lobby Trying to Kill U.S. Clean Energy Policy

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Who knew the tentacles of the Canadian oil lobby could reach all the way down to Washington, D.C.? And who knew they were so powerful?

Waking America From the BP Nightmare

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

BP's spill safety response plans include references to protecting walruses, which have not called the Gulf of Mexico home for 3 million years. The American people deserve oil safety plans that are ironclad and not boilerplate.

The American Power Act: Kerry's and Lieberman's Climate Junk Shot

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

It's no wonder corporate polluters were lining up in support of this bill. The bill's loan guarantees for nuclear reactors and wasteful spending on coal carbon capture are all boons to polluting corporations.

When You Add 2,400 Businesses and Lose Three, You're Winning

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Boyce

Two weeks ago, BP America, Caterpillar Inc. and ConocoPhillips decided not to renew their membership in the US Climate Action Partnership.

Conoco Phillips To Louisville? Report Says Oil Company May Reorganize, Move Headquarters To Colorado

Westword | Michael Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Intriguing story in today's Houston Chronicle about Houston-based energy giant ConocoPhillips. Reporter Brett Clanton notes that the firm is downsi...

Whalers Fear Effects Of Off-Shore Drilling

Eric Kroh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Kroh

McCain and Obama debate offshore drilling but Alaskan whalers whose families have hunted in Arctic waters for centuries witness the environmental impact firsthand, from inevitable spills to routine sonic bombs.