Last week, new British Prime Minister outlined plans to frack in the UK. However, experts, scientists, activists, NGO’s and even Truss’s own MPs, believe that fracking will fail in the UK.
BP is selling what it once called its “Jewel in the Crown”, its Alaskan operations. But it leaves a toxic legacy..
Shell and its joint partner Exxon look set for further confrontation with the Dutch government over a series of small earthquakes that have plagued its operations for years in the north of the country.
There is an escalating tension in Canada between the Albertan and British Columbian (B.C) Governments over the disputed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, which is due to transport tar sands from Alberta to the B.C Coast.
A report by the UK Task Force on Shale Gas has called for greater safety and transparency measures to be implemented before widespread fracking occurs across the country.
The Canadian press and politicians are waking up to the fact that transporting tar sands by rail is as dangerous as Bakken.
There is growing evidence that transporting tar sands oil maybe as inherently dangerous as carrying the volatile Bakken shale oil.
A state of emergency was declared late yesterday in two counties in the south of West Virginia after a crude by rail train oil derailed and exploded, in what is the latest in a long string of accidents in North America.
Yesterday over a hundred members and supporters of the UK-based art collective Liberate Tate carried out their latest art protest against the oil giant BP in the Tate Modern’s iconic Turbine Hall in London.
The oil industry’s public relations arm, the American Petroleum Institute (API), has reached new lows in its attempts to twist the on-going debate about the safety of crude-by-rail trains in the US.