Tag Archives: Oil

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...
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...
On Climate, Justin Trudeau’s Is ‘No Better Than Trump’ By
Environmentalist Bill McKibben is sick of people glossing over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate record just because he’s nice to look at. To be sure, McKibben writes in a Guardian op-ed published Monday, Trudeau has “mastered so beautifully...
PA Dept. of Environmental Protection Sues Towns Over Fracking Ban By
ELK COUNTY, PA– With nearly 8,000 active hydraulic fracturing wells, Pennsylvania is one of the most fracked states in the nation – owing to its position above the massive Marcellus gas shale. Years after the fracking boom began, Pennsylvania is now suffering from...
Oil Prices Soar After US Strikes Syria – A Promising Development For Trump’s Saudi Allies By
MINNEAPOLIS– While the geopolitical implications of Trump’s recent airstrikes against the Syrian government have dominated both mainstream and alternative news outlets, what has been largely overlooked thus far is their economic impact. Soon after the strikes took...