By Ari Phillips on April 6, 2014
The spill, which shut down the busy Houston Ship Channel for three days, has had wide-ranging economic and ecological impacts, including oil-coated shrimp and hundreds of dead birds.
By Emily Atkin on April 2, 2014
The dumping of oil socks -- radioactive nets that strain liquids during the oil production process -- could result in extremely expensive cleanups from the Environmental Protection Agency.
By Ari Phillips on April 1, 2014
Kazakstan’s Kashagan project is the largest oil field discovered in the past three decades. Monetizing that oil has proven surprisingly challenging.
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By Katie Valentine on March 28, 2014
At least 26 birds have been found dead so far, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
By Ari Phillips on March 27, 2014
The suit asks the companies to restore damaged wetlands or offer financial compensation for areas beyond repair. Current Gov. Bobby Jindal is trying to insert partisan politics into the matter.
By Emily Atkin on March 26, 2014
"That message is loud and clear: criticize a gas company, and you’ll pay for it."
It would be the first time crude oil could travel on trains through the Bay Area, the resolution said.
By Emily Atkin on March 24, 2014
A look back at some of the most powerful images from the Exxon Valdez oil spill and the events that followed.
By Ari Phillips on March 20, 2014
A Koch Industries subsidiary holds leases on 1.1 million acres in the northern Alberta oil sands, an area nearly the size of Delaware.
By Katie Valentine on March 20, 2014
The city of Carson says it needs time to study the effects of using fracking to extract oil.