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Morgan Stanley Warns That Rising Rig Count Could Undo The Rally

Oilprice.com | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Oilprice.com

In an industry where anything could happen, surprises--often unwelcomed--are hard to come by. Oil is exactly such an industry at the moment. No one is...

The Next Big Short

Michelle Howard | Posted 02.29.2016 | Green
Michelle Howard

If the man who saw the housing market crash and ensuing financial market meltdown is focusing his investments on fresh water, might that be one more reason for us to shift our thinking about the nature, socioeconomic, political and environmental, of water?

Upwells of Life and Oil; a Unique Partnership Between the Sea and Steel

Amber Jackson | Posted 11.30.2014 | Science
Amber Jackson

Spring is a season when new life is replenished and although this productivity is obvious on land, the ocean, with it's seemingly unchanging surface, is also privy to this season.

WATCH: Gas Rig Sinks As Workers Scramble For Safety

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business

Iran avoided a human tragedy when a fully manned 1,000-ton gas rig sank into the Persian Gulf last week without injuring any of the workers, according...

$39 Billion, Just the Tip of the $20 Trillion Oil Iceberg

Jigar Shah | Posted 01.30.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

Our energy needs are in conflict are out of synch with natural systems. In the case of the Caspian Sea's $39 billion oil-drilling project, here are some facts.

This Labor Day, Think of Those Who Keep Your Lights On

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

I have a lot to be thankful for this Labor Day: a job that I'm passionate about, a family that's happy and healthy, and a president who cares deeply a...

Jason Linkins

Miami Herald Plays Fast And Loose With Oil Rig Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Earlier today, another oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 100 miles south of Vermilion Bay in Louisiana. If you've been following ...

When Complex Systems Fail

Tom Loughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tom Loughlin

It's precisely because of the success and vigor of complex systems that we often take their reliability for granted. Most of us rarely consider the safety of an oil rig until something goes awry.

Oil Rig Victims' Families Struggle With Loss

Washington Post | Lonnae O'Neal Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

EUNICE, LA. -- Keith Jones lingered outside the imposing doors of St. Anthony's Catholic Church debating whether to step into the memorial service ins...

Marcus Baram

Big Oil Fought Off Rules Requiring Equipment To Prevent Blowouts

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For over a decade, the oil industry has aggressively fought safety regulations intended to prevent accidents and blowouts on offshore oil drilling rig...

Oil Spill Worse Than Exxon Valdez: Oceanographer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Gulf Coast spill will have eclipsed the Exxon Valdez in terms of total gallons of oil before the weekend is over -- making it the largest oil spil...

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill: An Ecological Disaster Years in the Making

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has now reached the Gulf Coast and will likely eclipse the Exxon Valdez disaster in its impact on the ecology of th...

Friday Talking Points [121] -- Swampy Muck

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Once you get started, it becomes quite easy to justify shaking people down for their papers. I think the police should pull over anyone who looks like they work on Wall Street, at any time.

Halliburton May Be Culprit In Oil Rig Explosion

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This story has been updated Giant oil-services provider Halliburton may be a primary suspect in the investigation into the oil rig explosion that has...

Green News Report -- April 29, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: More on Lindse...

Green News Report -- April 27, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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: Remembering liv...

Marcus Baram

Oil Spill Gulf Of Mexico 2010: Congress Demands Answers From BP, TransOcean As Feds Launch Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the massive oil spill caused by the worst rig explosion in decades continues to spread across the Gulf of Mexico, more questions are being raised a...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Marcus Baram

Big Oil Fought Off New Safety Rules Before Rig Explosion

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scroll down to see the proposed safety regulations and BP's objection As families mourn the 11 workers thrown overboard in the worst oil rig disaster...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Rig Owner's Avoidance Of U.S. Jurisdiction Angers House Panel

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Deepwater Horizon oil-drilling rig was registered in the Marshall Islands and its owners paid taxes in Switzerland -- but when the rig blew up and...

Getting Risk Wrong. It's not just BP. It's You and Me

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Ropeik

We need to honestly realize that the imperfect system of human risk perception is not just what greedy corporations do. It's what we all do, the people who make the decisions at those corporations, and you, and I.

We Must Respond to the Needs of the Gulf Coast

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim Wallis

At the heart of the Christian tradition lies the belief that transformation requires sacrifice. Deep and abiding change is hard. But the BP leak is only the latest sign that our society must do exactly that.

Crowd Sourcing a Resolution for the Gulf of Mexico

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ramon Nuez

This BP-made disaster can not be solved by BP -- it can only be solved through the collective engagement of the problem information.

A Time for Moral Reckoning

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Theologically, we are witnessing a massive despoiling of God's creation. We were meant to be stewards of the Gulf of Mexico. Instead, we are watching the destruction of all that. Why?

Gulf Oil Spill: Relief Wells Are Risky, Could Actually Make Spill Worse

Huffington Post | Gideon Pine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the wake of every failed attempt to stem the gush of oil spewing from the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, the one option that is almost unanimously r...