1. DemoWhip

    US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press ############################################################################## Why does Trump always seem to make the wrong choices? Why do the American people have to be the ones to...
  2. RNG

    American Muslims have to discover some oil I guess

    After not having one last year, the Republican President held an Iftar dinner. That is the meal after sundown at which Muslims break their fast. Multiple news sources have carried this story. And several have commented that ambassadors from multiple Gulf States were guests. Missing...
  3. M

    Oil prices rising?

    Oil prices, which have dropped a little lately, may rise again due to the storm in the Gulf. Some offshore rigs evacuated, and refining operations suspended. Hopefully not as bad as the storms that hit Texas last year. But, still, this storm could adversely affect prices. And oil...
  4. Friday13

    After coal and oil plants shut down in CA, premature birthrates also dropped

    And tRump and Pruitt continue to devastate the EPA... After coal and oil plants shut down in California, premature birthrates also dropped Coal and oil power plant retirements in California associated with reduced preterm birth among populations nearby
  5. Friday13

    Huge area of Texas oil patch is heaving and sinking.

    And the republiCon chant continues...drill baby drill. Radar images show large swath of West Texas oil patch is heaving and sinking at alarming rates Huge area of Texas oil patch is heaving and sinking.
  6. L

    Shell oil just unveiled a plan to move the world away from fossil fuels

    by Kristine Lofgren Royal Dutch Shell just laid out a proposal to move us away from its own product. The company’s Sky Scenario is a plan to help the world meet the goals set forth in the Paris climate agreement. The plan would shift people away from oil and towards hydrogen and electric...
  7. M

    Florida Offshore Oil Drilling

    Florida offshore oil drilling may be back on the table. Florida is still under consideration for offshore oil drilling, a top Interior Department official said Friday, contradicting an announcement last week from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that energy exploration off the coast of Florida...
  8. M

    U.S. Oil Output is Booming

    U.S. oil production is booming and is forecast to top that of heavyweight Saudi Arabia and rival Russia this year, a global energy agency said Friday. This year promises to be a record setting one. The price of crude has risen about 50 percent since June, with the U.S. benchmark now...
  9. DemoWhip

    Sen. Nelson is blocking 3 Trump nominees until he has proof no oil will be drilled of

    Sen. Nelson is blocking 3 Trump nominees until he has proof no oil will be drilled off Florida coast By Meteor Blades ==================================================== Good for Senator Nelson! He should continue blocking the Trump nominees until such a time as he has a...
  10. bajisima

    Canola oil linked to Alzheimers

    Claims that the rapeseed extract canola oil is good for health, particularly the heart, has led to a jump in its consumption in recent years. But little research has been done on whether the claims are true. “Canola oil is appealing because it is less expensive than other vegetable oils, and...
  11. T

    Trump accuses China of allowing oil into North Korea

    International diplomacy conducted over Twitter from the golf course. Almost surreal in the lack of leadership and professionalim ont eh poart of the presdeint, in my opinion. No dispatching Tillerson nor calling the Chinese ambassador, instead just lobbing accustions over social media. Trump...
  12. M

    Oil Field Goes Solar

    Oil field to go solar to power production. The Belridge oil field near Bakersfield Ca is one of the largest in the country. It has been producing oil for more than a century and last year produced around 76,000 barrels a day. Its future production will be powered partly by a...
  13. The Man

    Rosneft to take control of major Kurdish oil pipeline

    Russia's Rosneft to take control of major Kurdish oil pipeline This is not just Russia potentially going against Baghdad. This is Russia potentially going against Iran. Just saying.
  14. RNG

    Cities sue oil companies.

    This is all I can read of the story without subscribing but it's enough. What a joke. Why not sue the car and truck manufacturers? Or power companies? Or factories? Given my limited knowledge of tort law, and mine is mostly Canadian tort law, they don't have a chance...
  15. Rob Larrikin

    Coal, oil, gas and nuclear power MUCH greener than solar panels

    Greens like to say that solar panels are green, and this is a very political agenda nowadays, what with beatniks everywhere demanding we tear down power stations and start using solar and wind power. LOLOLOLOLOLOL! :D :D :D Coal, oil, gas and uranium are all made by nature, in a perfectly...
  16. The Man

    Sanctions "loophole" for oil companies

    More: Exclusive: Sanctions gap lets Western firms tap Russian frontier oil | Reuters Also, Trump is unlikely to act against Russian pipeline projects in Europe: Russian gas pipelines to go ahead despite U.S. sanctions | Reuters
  17. M

    Oil Train Crash

    An oil train derailed south of Chicago. 25 train cars derailed, 3 cars leaking. Not on fire, as far as we know. Usually they crash and burn. Good thing we are finally building those pipelines which are safer than trains.
  18. Singularity

    OPEC panicking as hard-won global production cut fails to arrest oil price decrease

    If it gets into the 30s and stays there for more than a brief period of time, we will have an official crash on our hands. If you are celebrating bad news for OPEC --- well, I get that, I really do, fuck OPEC. But don't, at least because if things remain this way Venezuela has no hope at all...
  19. cpicturetaker12

    Venezuelan STATE run OIL co. gives $500K to TRUMP INAUG & the RUSSIAN connection

    Russia, Russia everywhere at every turn. I looked this up because of some dumbass post about Rachel Maddow and her tying Venezuela riots in the streets to the contribution and how that was FAKE NEWS--said BREITBART!! The story is much more interesting, probably even more true than Rachel...
  20. cpicturetaker12

    Tillerson's CO., EXXON wants a WAIVER of sanctions to DRILL oil in RUSSIA!!!

    I gotta tell you these people don't even give a rats ass about 'optics' anymore. It's in your face, TAKE, RAKE, and don't get in our way!! Tillerson is what, 3 months from quitting EXXON and his company has asked for a waiver from Treasury dept. (though STATE has to be consulted) so that Exxon...