by Jeff Spross Posted on July 23, 2014
The Obama Administration will propose new rules for transporting crude oil by rail today, aimed at reducing speeds and requiring sturdier tanker cars.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 12, 2014
In a surprise move, British oil giant Soco announced this week that it would stop exploring for oil in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
by Ari Phillips Posted on June 9, 2014
The suit says companies should help pay to restore the rapidly disappearing coastal wetlands along the Louisiana coast that have been subject to major destruction from oil and gas operations for decades.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 30, 2014
But if the state won't take action, local governments will.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 16, 2014
The new rules are expected to benefit low-income and minority neighborhoods especially, by cutting toxic gas emissions 5,600 tons per year.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 9, 2014
The spill started Sunday and was contained to the creek by Wednesday, but it's only the latest in a rash of spills that have already occurred this year.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 15, 2014
Another company adds its name to the list of those seeking damages from BP.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on March 25, 2014
Loud, cacophonous booms sound across the Houston Ship Channel. It’s to keep the birds away from the thousands of barrels of oil spreading across Texas' "coastal treasure."
by Rebecca Leber Posted on March 7, 2014
Counting his salary, bonus, and stock options, Dudley's compensation was $8.7 million. With his pension included, Dudley cleared $13.2 million.
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 4, 2014
BP has been trying in court to limit its payments to Gulf businesses and individuals.