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Venezuelan Heating Oil Hasn't Shown Up In U.S. Yet

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Massachusetts-based nonprofit run by Joseph P. Kennedy II that has distributed nearly a half billion dollars worth of Venezuel...

The Price of Oil: Speculation, Manipulation Or a Deeply Broken System

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.07.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Will it be a serious and searching probe of the malevolent formation of prices in the oil industry, costing American and world consumers billions, or just a cursory headline in the manner of the now discredited 'The Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working Group.'

West Blast Obliterates Safety Lie

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

You are not safe. Not at work. Not at home in your bed. The biggest threat is not terrorism. It's corporate negligence leading to a blast or collapse or release of toxic chemicals.

Hugo Chavez Is Dead Now

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Like most people, to me the name Hugo Chavez means only one thing: Citgo gasoline. I'm not sophisticated enough to know if he was such a bad guy as le...

The Price of Gasoline and the Patently Absurd Application of Our Sovereign Immunity Law

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

We have an anomaly in our courts, irresponsibly supported by the executive and legislative branches of our government, in the manner that our courts interpret Sovereign Immunity and, in turn, its impact on our day to day lives.

NOPEC ('No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act'): A Presidential Issue and a Test of Political Integrity

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

Is the Obama administration as pathetically submissive to OPEC and oil industry pressures as the Bush administration? How would they deal with this issue if they were given "four more years." And not to be left out, how would a Romney administration handle this hot potato?

Sandra Bullock Removes Support From 'Restore The Gulf' Campaign Amid Controversy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Sandra Bullock has temporarily withdrawn her support from a campaign called Restore The Gulf after questions about its connections to oil companies ar...

Sam Stein

Gulf Coast Restoration Group With Oil Industry Ties Defends Itself From Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Gulf-area wetland restoration company under heat for advocating taxpayer assistance for coastal cleanup efforts defended itself on Thursday against ...

Wetlands Front Group Funded by Big Oil Wants Taxpayers to Foot the Bill for BP's Gulf Destruction

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

A group of oil companies including BP, Shell, ExxonMobil, Citgo, and Chevron are using a front group called America's WETLAND Foundation to spread the message that taxpayers should pay for the damage caused by BP.

Oil Cartels and Venezuela -- A Moment of Truth for the Obama Justice Department

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

The proceedings in the ongoing United States vs. CITGO Petroleum Corporation clearly reveal our government's abject alliance with the machinations of the OPEC cartel.

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.

Citi Closing Mastercards Without Warning

msn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AP - NEW YORK - Shannon Burdette tried to pay with her Shell Mastercard after filling up her gas tank this weekend but found the card rejected. Confu...

Too High a Price for High Octane

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The refineries in this country still using unnecessarily hazardous hydrofluoric acid must ensure their workers and the residents of their neighborhoods live to see Labor Day 2010.

Venezuela Oil Output Likely To Plunge 8%

El Universal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The production of Venezuelan oil, the largest source of income in the country, could plunge in 2009 by 8 percent due to output problems and delinquent...

Venezuela's Citgo Ends Free Oil Program For Poor In US

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON — Citgo, the Venezuelan government's Texas-based oil subsidiary, has suspended shipments of heating oil for poor families in the United S...

Russians in Georgia, Chavez in Moscow, Gas Panic In Atlanta Georgia. Whodunit??

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

The more vulnerable we feel, the more self-assured and bombastic Chavez and his Russian friends become.