Tag Archives: Oil Drilling
British Petroleum: the many faces of corporate crime. Photo from BP 50 years in Pictures / TLAXCALA.British Petroleum:Recidivist corporate criminal By Jim Hightower / June 18, 2010 Gosh, how quickly things turn. One day, you’re a strutting peacock — the … finish reading Jim Hightower : British Petroleum as Global Corporate Criminal
In better days: Brown Pelican off the Texas Coast. Photo from Amber Coakley / Birders Lounge.BP oil disaster demonstratesNeed to end offshore drilling …our love for the abundant life [on the Gulf Coast] is so woven into our lives that … finish reading View From Texas Coast : Stop the Drilling Now
A dead Portuguese man-of-war floats on rust-colored oil off the Louisiana coast on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. Photo by Eric Gay / AP.Where’s the outrage?Just more ‘Happy Motoring’ Given the other threats currently menacing planet Earth and its so-called civilization, … finish reading Ray Reece : Where’s the Outrage?
Drill, baby, drill:Time to get serious about energy policy By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / April 3, 2010 Yesterday, President Obama went to Louisiana and met with officials there concerning the growing disaster caused by the explosion of … finish reading Energy Drain : Peak Oil and the Big Spill
Now at last it’s time for Shell to atone for my father’s death The son of the executed activist faces the oil giant in a human rights trial this week. He seeks understanding rather than retribution. By Ken Saro-Wiwa Jnr … finish reading The Case for Corporate Accountability: Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria
A worker walks at an oil rig in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Enrique De La Osa/Reuters20bn barrel oil discovery puts Cuba in the big leagueBy Rory Carroll / October 18, 2008 • Self-reliance beckons for communist state• Estimate means reserves are … finish reading Cuba: New Petroleum Player on the Field
Senate Democrats to push bipartisan drilling billBy Mary Clare Jalonick / September 4, 2008 Democratic leaders in the Senate plan to push a bipartisan energy proposal that would allow for some expansion of offshore drilling when Congress returns next week … finish reading Weasels in Congress Plan to Allow Offshore Drilling
The Rag Blog / Posted August 24, 2008
The New York Sun ran this idyllic graphic with its op-ed by Texas state Rep. Myra Crownover, who also owns a drilling company. Texas state Rep. Myra Crownover — who owns an oil drilling company — asserts that ‘oil drilling … finish reading Oil Drilling, the New ‘Clean’ Energy?