Tag Archives: Oil

As Fracking Firms Struggle To Stay Afloat, Big Banks Turn Their Backs By
Fracking companies in Britain privately admit they are “suffering” and struggling to secure finance, according to government documents obtained via freedom of information. In a meeting last May with then-business minister Anna...
Oil Giants Admit Risk Of Spill In Drilling Project Near Amazon Reef By
The controversial offshore oil drilling project in the mouth of the Amazon river could pose a significant risk to the mysterious nearby coral reef, according to documents filed by Total and BP. The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling blocks shared by the...
End of the (Petro)Dollar: What the Federal Reserve Doesn’t Want You to Know By
  (ANTIMEDIA) — OPINION — The United States’ ability to maintain its influence over the rest of the world has been slowly diminishing. Since the petrodollar was established in 1971, U.S. currency has monopolized international trade through oil deals with...
Trump Administration Readies Controversial Seismic Surveys For Atlantic Drilling By
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking permission to use seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor, a reversal from the Obama administration that is outraging environmental groups and some East Coast lawmakers. The...
Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War? By
CHILE — There’s no denying that Venezuela is deeply embroiled in a significant crisis. While most are aware of the country’s recent string of violent protests, food shortages and government crackdowns on opposition protesters, few are aware of the opposition’s...
Documents Reveal How Shell Is Influencing University Curricula By
Shell has a contractual agreement with a major Dutch university, which allows the oil giant to influence its curriculum, according to documents seen by Energydesk. Shell also paid Erasmus university hundreds of thousands of euros for conducting research into the business...
U.S. Destabilizes Venezuela, Syria To Retain Hegemony In Global Oil, Gas Markets By
CHILE (ANALYSIS) — Separated by thousands of miles and embroiled in ostensibly unique conflicts – a “civil war” and a “political crisis,” respectively – the troubling situations in both Syria and Venezuela share more similarities than differences. These...
U.S. Military World’s Largest Polluter – Hundreds Of Bases Gravely Contaminated By
MINNEAPOLIS– Last week, mainstream media outlets gave minimal attention to the news that the U.S. Naval station in Virginia Beach had spilled an estimated 94,000 gallons of jet fuel into a nearby waterway, less than a mile from the Atlantic Ocean. While the incident...
4 Reasons Why Saudi Arabia May Cease To Exist By
Saudi Arabia considers itself as the leading nation of the Arab world and at times the entire Muslim world. Most Arabs and most Muslims do not agree. Saudi Arabia is indeed a country that many Arabs hate and many Muslims have grown to reject because of the extreme and intolerant...
Bolivia’s Evo Morales: US Wants To Overthrow Venezuela To Steal Oil By
Bolivian President Evo Morales on Thursday slammed ongoing right-wing opposition protests in Venezuela, claiming they serve the interests of multinational elites looking to privatize the country’s oil resources. Morales also said foreign and domestic attacks against President...