oil industry

The $32 Trillion Push To Disrupt The Entire Oil Industry

The $32 Trillion Push To Disrupt The Entire Oil Industry

March 1, 2019

By Cyril Widdershoven for Oilprice.com Global oil and gas companies are increasingly facing an uphill battle as global warming policies are taking their toll. Most analysts and market watchers are focusing on peak oil demand scenarios, but the reality could be much darker. International oil companies (IOCs) are likely to face a Black Swan scenario,…

New Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: "Would Destroy What's Left of its Economy"

New Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: “Would Destroy What’s Left of its Economy”

January 30, 2019

National Security Advisor John Bolton announced that the US will freeze Venezuelan assets and block oil payments for Venezuelan oil imports to the US. This would not only be illegal, but would also be yet another crippling blow to the country, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Oil Industry Cleanup Costs Vastly Exceed Alberta Government’s Estimates

Oil Industry Cleanup Costs Vastly Exceed Alberta Government’s Estimates

November 25, 2018

Regan Boychuk of Reclaim Alberta explains that Canadian taxpayers could ultimately be on the hook for hundreds of billions of oil industry cleanup costs

Aggressive Police Tactics Escalate Against TransMountain Pipeline Protests in Canada

March 23, 2018

Indigenous environmental activist, Clayton Thomas-Muller of 350.org, says not only did arrests take place outside exclusion zone but police are escalating their aggression against non-violent land and water defenders with aim of criminalizing peaceful dissent

Anti-Pipeline Indigenous ‘Mass Mobilization’ Has Begun

March 14, 2018

In what may become the ‘Standing Rock of the North’, thousands protest Kinder Morgan’s Trans-Mountain Pipeline expansion, which would carry more toxic tar sands through First Nation territories

Trump’s Monumental Betrayal: Public Antiquities Gutted for Oil Industry

March 9, 2018

Not only did Trump shrink the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, but the president’s announcement came on the heels of one of the rarest finds of Triassic-period fossils, in an area which will now be excluded from protection

Confronting Trudeau on Climate Lies and Kinder Morgan Pipeline

February 13, 2018

TRNN speaks with Clayton Thomas-Muller, an indigenous and environmental activist who challenged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pro-pipeline rhetoric during the PM’s cross-country town hall tour

Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

February 11, 2018

Justin Trudeau and Canada’s political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry’s interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of ‘Oil’s Deep State.’

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

November 10, 2017
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In Historic Step, Banking Giant Cuts Ties With Tar Sands

October 12, 2017

Greenpeace’s Keith Stewart discusses the huge step by BNP Paribas to move away from tar sands and divest from ‘the dirtiest project on the planet’