Report: U.S. crude exports increased nearly 600% from 2015-20, driving 135% increase in Permian oil production

December 1, 2021By Oil Change InternationalFeatured, Press Releases, Stopping Carbon Lock-In 1 Comment

The latest installment reveals that while Permian oil production grew 135% from 2015 to 2020, U.S. oil consumption was stagnant. The spread of pipelines, export terminals, tank farms and petrochemical facilities across the Gulf Coast intensified environmental injustice in the region, and was driven by oil, gas and petrochemical exports, not rising U.S. demand.

Chinese Residents “Stroll” Against Chemical Plant

May 6, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

More protests in China, but this time not about the Olympics or Tibet, but a petrochemical plant. Residents took to the streets of a provincial capital over the weekend to protest against the multibillion-dollar plant which is backed by China’s leading state-run oil company. The protest, against a $5.5 billion ethylene plant under construction by … Read More