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Investors Must Keep Pressuring Oil Majors on Climate Risk

Skoll Foundation | Posted 06.03.2016 | Impact
Skoll Foundation

By Mindy Lubber, President, Ceres Annual general meetings at the world's largest fossil fuel companies are usually a time for reflecting on strateg...

This Oil Giant Proves Exxon Could Do More About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 06.29.2016 | Green

It has been a vexing week for many environmentalists. At ExxonMobil’s shareholder meeting on Wednesday, investors rejected all but one proposal to ...

Gunmen Storm Oilfield In Libya

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2015 | World

By Feras Bosalum and Ayman al-Warfalli TRIPOLI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 12 people, among them two Filipino and two Ghanaian na...

Tar Sands Trade: Kuwait Buys Stake in Alberta As It Opens Own Heavy Oil Spigot

Steve Horn | Posted 12.14.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogChevron made waves in the business world when it announced its October 6 sale of 30-percent of its holdings in the Alberta...

11 Songs You Won't Believe Are Samples Of James Brown's Music

Posted 06.12.2014 | Black Voices

James Brown’s innovative style, stage presence, and artistry have penetrated through pop culture and influenced legions of fans through the years. ...

Will the U.S. Fund Russian Gas Exports?

Doug Norlen | Posted 05.25.2014 | Green
Doug Norlen

Given Russia's use of natural gas exports to bully Ukraine and Western Europe in the current crisis, sanctions should be expanded to include companies working in Russia's oil and gas export sector.

What Is the Future of Energy?

Christophe de Margerie | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Christophe de Margerie

The energy transition demands a clear vision of the steps that need to be taken and a stable, meaningful regulatory framework.

Is Tunisia the New Hot Spot for Energy Investors? Interview with John Nelson

James Burgess | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
James Burgess

Until recently Tunisia was considered to be a minor league and relatively underexplored venue in Africa's rapidly expanding oil & gas scene. This situation has quickly changed with new bid rounds and forced relinquishments creating an opportunity for new companies to come in.

'Hellfighters' To The Rescue In Potentially Disastrous Gas Leak

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Green

* Wild Well Control also worked on BP's Macondo disaster * UK's Oil Spill Response also called in By Henning Gloystein ...

'An Explosion Waiting To Happen'?

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

* Elgin may become "an explosion waiting to happen" - consultant * Total shares under pressure * Wind taking gas away f...

$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.

Which Country's Mega-Rich Want To Pay Higher Taxes?

WSJ | Robert Frank | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

By Robert Frank of the Wall Street Journal Warren Buffett is playing well in France. A group of 16 of the richest people in France has signed a ...

Why Madagascar Matters

Susan Zakin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Zakin

Madagascar's story is a chess game between the French and the Americans, who have been vying for influence for the past decade. Per usual, the real losers are the people, who have been plunged into unimaginable suffering.

Oil Companies Financing Nuclear Threat in Burma, Refusing Transparency

Matthew Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Smith

It appears both Chevron and Total would prefer to hide their payments to the world's newest nuclear threat.

News Flash: Oil Companies Sometimes Lie

Matthew Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Smith

The yes or no question remains: will Total, Chevron, and PTTEP do something positive for Burma and disclose details of their last 18 years of payments to the junta?

The Least Ethical Companies In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Can ethics be quantified? Or, better yet, can a lack of ethics be quantified? This week, the Swiss research firm Covalence released its annual r...

Afghan War Costs US $3.6 Billion Per Month: Data

The Hill | Roxana Tiron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States spends about $3.6 billion a month in Afghanistan, according to data provided by the Congressional Research Service....

With Bush Leaving Town, Pity Poor Hugo and King Abdullah

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

With Bush leaving town, the air is going out of the price of oil.

Oil Deals

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


The F Word: Shelling Out for Shell

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Of 46 international oil companies, including firms from China, India and Russia that had their eye on the first major oil deals in post-Saddam Iraq, guess who got the gig? Exxon-Mobil, Shell, Total and BP!