iOS app Android app

Oil Company

Big Oil Could Have Cut CO2 Emissions In 1970s -- But Did Nothing

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.20.2016 | Green

In 1963, Esso (now Exxon Mobil) patented a design for a "novel and highly efficient electrode" for use in fuel cells -- a possible means of decreasing...

ExxonMobil Shareholders Want More Transparency On Climate Change

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business

A group of shareholders in ExxonMobil urged the oil giant on Tuesday to detail the resilience of its business model to climate change, a month after t...

Oil Companies Fined For Mislabeling Crude Shipments

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green

By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Three oil companies operating in North Dakota were fined $93,000 on Tuesday for wrongl...

U.S. Coast Guard Ends Search for Missing Millionaire

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

(Adds details from Fort Lauderdale police) MIAMI, June 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its search for a Brazilian-born m...

Argentina Moves Towards Nationalizing YPF Repsol -- Good Nationalist Ploy, Bad Business

John C.K. Daly | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
John C.K. Daly

In Argentina the government of President Christina Kirchner Fernandez is moving to reclaim the YPF energy company. Looking behind the scenes, what is really driving Argentina's seemingly quixotic energy policies?

Oil Company's Plans for 'Uncontacted' Tribe's Land

David Hill | Posted 05.30.2012 | World
David Hill

On March 17, the Peruvian newspaper La Region published an article about an Anglo-French oil company, Perenco, and its plans to pump oil in an area kn...

One Book Peru's Presidents Really Must Read

David Hill | Posted 05.21.2012 | Books
David Hill

There's a wonderful moment in The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes when the author, Scott Wallace, finds himself staring at a path apparently made by indigenous people living without any contact with outsiders.

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...

Ending Taxpayer Subsidies for Big Oil

Sen. Claire McCaskill | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Sen. Claire McCaskill

This week, I helped introduce the Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act in the Senate, which will take away $2 billion in annual subsidies American taxpayers hand to the most profitable corporations in the world.

Oil Sh%& Happens: Is It Worth It?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

As the deepwater oil spill arrives on the Gulf Coast, just some quotes to consider ... from John McCain to Barack Obama to George Will.

The Power Of Political Myth

Ian Bremmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ian Bremmer

Over the course of my book tour, I've gotten a thousand different kinds of questions. But there are two recurring themes in some of them that I want t...

Open Letter to Hugo Chavez Regarding the Return of Petty's Island to the Laird Kingdom

Duke Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Duke Riley

2010-01-26-dukerileyislandchavez.jpgI decided it is only fair that Chavez be alerted that a once mighty kingdom is re-staking a claim on his land.

'Energy Citizen' Rallies: Send Us Your Photos, Videos, And Eye-Witness Accounts

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Big oil companies are sponsoring "grassroots" rallies opposing clean energy reform. However, these events are hardly grassroots, and are filled with o...

A Speech For Obama To Give... In Alaska

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama made a campaign promise to visit the state of Alaska before the election. And what better time than right now to follow through on this promise?