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Oil Companies Should Call off Their Assault on Transparency

Dominic Eagleton | Posted 02.25.2013 | Green
Dominic Eagleton

It is fitting that the EITI has chosen to meet in Norway this week, a country known for promoting transparency in the extractive industries.

What Top Oil Giants Exxon And Shell Earned So Far This Year

Think Progress | Rebecca Leber | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell, No. 1 and No. 2 on the Fortune 500 Global companies list, announced their third-quarter earnings on Thursday. Compar...

Oil Companies Don't Really Want The Government To Know Anything About Them

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

* Chamber, API say SEC failed to weigh costs, benefits * SEC rule was called for in Dodd-Frank law * Rule covers oil, mi...

There's A New Most Profitable Corporation In The World

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

Gas is in. Chocolate is out. That's the message we're getting from this year's Global 500, the annual list of the world’s biggest companies by sa...

Doctors Ask Gas Drilling Companies What They Have To Hide

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.04.2012 | Business

The pressure is mounting on gas companies to reveal what they know about the possible health side effects of their activities. More voices are cal...

Obama Speaks Against Oil Tax Breaks, Again, Some More

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pump prices on his mind, President Barack Obama says Congress should kill tax breaks for the oil and gas industry and help develop...

Energy Companies Are Behind On The Dodd-Frank Rules, Too

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

Big banks aren't the only companies dragging their feet on Dodd-Frank rules. A majority of oil and gas executives polled in a recent survey say the...

Investigation Finds Millions Of Gallons Of Hazardous Chemicals Injected Into Wells In Over 13 States

nytimes.com | IAN URBINA | Posted 06.16.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Oil and gas companies injected hundreds of millions of gallons of hazardous or carcinogenic chemicals into wells in more than 13 states ...

Gasland Director Josh Fox Slurred by Pennsylvania Energy Official

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alison Rose Levy

Ted Borawski, a geologist, is quoted making an anti-semitic comment about filmmaker, Josh Fox, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary Gasland.

BP Stations Split Over Changing Name

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW ORLEANS — BP gas station owners across the country are divided over whether the oil giant stained by its handling of the Gulf spill should r...

Jury: Exxon Mobil Contaminated Queens Drinking Water, Owes City $105M

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A jury has found Exxon Mobil liable for contaminating New York City's groundwater with a gasoline additive and has awarded the city $...

Exxon Mobil 2Q Profit Falls 66%, Biggest Drop In Decades

AP | JOHN PORRETTO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Exxon Mobil Corp. on Thursday reported its lowest profit in nearly six years, a 66 percent plunge from the second quarter a year ago as the world's bi...

Shell Loses $2.8 Billion In 4Q

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Europe's largest oil company, said Thursday it swung to a net loss of $2.81 billion in the fourt...