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Oil prices spiral south for 4th straight day with larger-than-expected stockpile

TOKYO – Crude oil prices fell for a fourth day on Wednesday, with jittery investors awaiting official U.S. stockpile figures later in the day after less comprehensive industry data showed a surprise build in inventories. 177 more words


Judge Says U.S. Should Reconsider Habitat For Canada Lynx

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The U.S. government was wrong to exclude large areas of the Rocky Mountains when it designated almost 40,000 square miles of habitat as critical to the survival of… 444 more words


John Oliver to oil lobby: You bozos picked the wrong man to plagiarize

Incredulous British person and Last Week Tonight host John Oliver has a new nemesis: the American Petroleum Institute.

Oliver pointed out on Sunday that the lobbying arm of the oil industry aired a commercial during the Rio Olympics that essentially carbon-copied the opening credit sequence of his own show. 97 more words

Climate & Energy

Major media hosted anti-climate events at RNC — and Big Oil paid for it

At the award-winning seafood restaurant in downtown Cleveland that The Atlantic rented out for the entire four-day Republican National Convention, GOP Rep. Bill Johnson turned to me and explained that solar panels are not a viable energy source because “the sun goes down.” 1,611 more words

Climate & Energy

SEC adopts (again) final rules requiring disclosure of payments to governments by resource extraction issuers—is another legal challenge in the works?

by Cydney Posner

Yesterday, the SEC announced that it had adopted final rules, mandated by Section 1504 of Dodd-Frank, that require disclosure on Form SD of certain payments made to the federal and foreign governments by resource extraction issuers in connection with commercial development of oil, gas and mineral rights.  2,141 more words


Oil industry knew of 'serious' climate concerns more than 45 years ago

Researchers warned American Petroleum Institute in 1968 that the release of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels could lead to ‘worldwide environmental changes’

The Stanford Research Institute… 62 more words


Governor Meets With Petroleum Institute President On Oil & Gas Regulations

DENVER (AP) — Collaboration and negotiation allowed Colorado to draw up oil and gas regulations that protect the public and the environment while encouraging a lucrative state industry, the governor and the president of an industry group say. 508 more words