BP Sides with President Putin

April 29, 2014By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured, News

The oil industry always maintains that politics is a job for somebody else – it just gets on with drilling for oil and gas. The line is a fallacy of course, as the industry uses its economic might to prop up politicians that give it favourable tax breaks or subsidies or push its climate destructive policies.

Gazprom’s Oil Response Plan “Illegal”

August 15, 2012By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

Much of the focus recently about the dangers of Arctic drilling has focused on Shell’s plans to drill off Alaska. But let’s not forget about the real and growing dangers to the Russian Arctic too. Once again it seems that the oil industry is not prepared for the risks of a spill and maybe operating … Read More