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Aspen Ideas Festival — Drilling for Oil: A Visual Presentation of How We Drill for Oil and the Precautions Taken Along the Way
They don't come out and say it, but the implication is that BP used an inferior design for their deepwater wells.
Shell  Oil  Drilling  Engineering  BP  Safety 
july 2010 by Membranophonist
Global-Warming Deniers: A Well-Funded Machine - Newsweek Technology -
The scientific consensus was reached years ago. Pretending otherwise is wildly irresponsible to the point of criminal.
Climate  Science  GlobalWarming  API  Oil  Congress  GOP  Republicans 
august 2007 by Membranophonist
Saudis' role in Iraq insurgency outlinted - Los Angeles Times
"Although Bush administration officials have frequently lashed out at Syria and Iran, accusing it of helping insurgents and militias here, the largest number of foreign fighters and suicide bombers in Iraq come from a third neighbor, Saudi Arabia…"
Iraq  MiddleEast  Oil  Jihadism 
july 2007 by Membranophonist
Obama Faults U.S. Automakers | TIME
One reason Detroit is behind: they can't sell cars in China because they don't meet China's higher fuel efficiency standards.
Oil  Automobiles  GM  Ford  Obama 
may 2007 by Membranophonist
Cheney's Fund Manager Attacks ... Cheney - AOL News
Interesting, but I don't think the guy has much of a right to bitch when he voted for Cheney-Bush in 2000. Did he think they were going to go green?
Economics  Energy  Oil  Investing  Environment 
february 2007 by Membranophonist
EPA: Special fuels not to blame for costs - Yahoo! News
"'Boutique' gasoline blends to help states meet clean air rules are not a factor in higher prices as
President Bush has suggested, says a draft of a study ordered by the White House."
Politics  Gas  Oil  Environment  Pollution 
june 2006 by Membranophonist
Alaska's Sen. Stevens stomps into town, looking for fight
The Incredible Sulk is coming to town! How much will Maria Cantwell declare in in-kind contributions from Stevens?
Politics  Washington  Alaska  Senate  ANWR  Oil 
april 2006 by Membranophonist
How the GOP Became God's Own Party
By Kevin Phillips, author of "American Theocracy".
Politics  GOP  Republicans  Religion  Oil  Debt 
april 2006 by Membranophonist
The New York Times > Opinion > Editorial: The Saudi Syndrome
Something for all those who use SUVs as single-occupant commuter vehicles to think about.
Oil  Transportation  Energy 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Mile by Mile, Into the Oil Trap
…while America spends enormous time, money and effort dealing with the symptoms of this problem [global instability], we are actively fueling the cause.
Oil  Energy  Consumerism  Economics  Geopolitics 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Document Says Oil Chiefs Met With Cheney Task Force
Cheney wanted to make sure his stocks would be in good shape after he got done wrecking American foreign policy.
Politics  Oil  Energy  Ethics 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
KR Washington Bureau | 02/01/2006 | Administration backs off Bush's vow to reduce Mideast oil imports
"One day after President Bush vowed to reduce America's dependence on Middle East oil by cutting imports from there 75 percent by 2025, his energy secretary and national economic adviser said Wednesday that the president didn't mean it literally."
Politics  Bush  Oil  Energy 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: President Bush Forgets About Global Warming
"Compared to the incremental increases Bush is offering for the development of new energy technologies — increases of millions or tens of millions of dollars — in the overall energy bill, the president is giving billions in tax breaks to the oil and g
Climate  Environment  Climatology  Energy  Oil  Pollution 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
As Profits Soar, Companies Pay U.S. Less for Gas Rights - New York Times
"…the Bush administration did not close any loopholes for valuing natural gas. Indeed, in March 2005 it expanded the list of deductions…" Anything for their oil and gas donors.
Politics  Bush  Oil  Gas  Taxes  *** 
january 2006 by Membranophonist

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