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Life, the Sea and Big Oil

Photo by Glenn Beltz | CC BY 2.0 “It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose, should now be threatened...

Work of Satan? Sinkhole opens on White House lawn, Twitter in turmoil over its...

A sinkhole has opened up near the White House press briefing room on the north lawn,...

Americans released by North Korea land on US soil — RT US News

Donald Trump is receiving US citizens at the Andrews Air Force Base in Washington DC after...

Yale embroiled in race row after bizarre dorm incident — RT US News

The dean of Yale says the prestigious university needs to make efforts to be more inclusive...

British newspapers recoil at Labour plans to tighten press regulation — RT UK News

Newspaper editors have united to denounce Labour's proposed data protection amendments that some predict would...

Cuomo Pushes Environmental Protections While Accepting Oil and Gas Donations

As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo seeks to bolster his environmental platform amid a contentious primary race, campaign finance records show that the Democratic...

Despite Disappointing Returns, Oil Driller Pushes Ahead With Fracking Near Rare Texas Wildlands

If you ask the CEO of Apache Corp., his company made in 2016 the kind of once-in-a-lifetime find that every oil driller dreams of: a massive...
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Video: RAW: Smoke rises over Wisconsin oil refinery in aftermath of explosions, 10 injured

An oil tanker exploded at a Wisconsin refinery near Superior on Thursday, injuring at least 10 people. No fatalities have been reported so far....

Multiple explosions at Wisconsin oil refinery, 10 confirmed injured (VIDEO) — RT US News

Two explosions and fire at a large oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, have resulted in at...

Will Courts Hold Oil Companies Accountable for Climate Change Disasters?

The attorney for Chevron Oil was attempting a classic bit of courtroom performance: Offer a stunning admission — then make a protest of innocence. "Chevron...
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Video: Keiser Report: Healthcare as The New Oil (E1216)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the profits of war and ask...

Parkland teacher arrested for leaving loaded gun in public toilet — RT US News

A teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of the February shooting that claimed...
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Video: Parents pour hot oil on 16yo girl for rejecting forced marriage in US

Texas police have accused the parents of a 16-year-old Muslim girl of torturing their daughter after she rejected an arranged marriage to a man...
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Video: Environmental disaster: Oil leak spreads killing fish, birds & reptiles in Colombia

24000 barrels of black crude have spread over 24 kilometres, killing more than 2400 fish, birds and reptiles, reports say. COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video...

While Workers Get Crumbs, GOP Tax Scam Analysis Details $25 Billion ‘Bonanza’ for Big...

"The oil and gas industry benefitted to the tune of billions of dollars from the Trump tax cut bill... And you didn't." "This oil company...

How Do Big Oil Companies Talk about Climate Science? Four Takeaways from a Day...

In front of a standing room only courtroom audience, the case of The People of California vs. B.P. P.L.C. et al. took an important...

How the Royal family became embroiled in a data harvesting scandal — RT UK...

The extended Royal family has become embroiled in the Cambridge Analytica (CA) scandal. As journalists...

Critics slam record offshore oil lease sale — RT US News

The Trump administration has held the biggest lease sale of oil and gas in US history....

It’s an Oil Free For All, But That’s Not a New Thing

Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region | CC BY 2.0 For decades our public lands have been exploited by oil and gas...

Top private girls’ school to introduce gender-neutral toilets in case pupils want to transition...

A top private school in London is contemplating building unisex toilets – despite the school...
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Video: ‘US trying to recruit Taliban as a proxy spoiler to destabilize the region’...

The US campaign against Al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan has been ongoing for the last 16 years. Speaking in the Afghan capital on...
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Video: UK & Russia embroiled in largest spy scandal since Cold War as London...

Britain will expel 23 Russian diplomats and suspend all high-level contact with the country, Prime Minister Theresa May said. It comes as part of...

Fatal Quad: Who Is Assassinating Former MI6 Assets On British Soil?

Last week it was widely reported that a former Soviet and Russian military intelligence officer Sergey Skripal, working for MI6 since 1995, convicted in...

Major security gaffe as Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to talk oil...

Mohammed bin Salman had a busy – and very public – evening, thanks to an...

Police’s 47-day #PooWatch comes to an end… so did the drug suspect’s toilet strike...

Twitter’s favorite Mexican standoff – #PooWatch – has come to a disappointing end. Lamarr Chambers...

Oil Pollution – Russia’s Dirty Secret

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Grenfell survivor arrested after cannabis oil factory found in burnt out tower — RT...

A Grenfell Tower blaze survivor faces jail after a cannabis oil factory was found in...

‘Snake oil’ sales from Jeremy Corbyn as David Davis blasts Labour’s Brexit customs union...

Jeremy Corbyn is set to announce today that if British voters back him at the...

Why Are More Cities Divesting From Big Oil? It’s Moral — and Practical

Thousands of New Yorkers came together for the #Sandy5 march on October 28, 2017, to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Participants demanded...

Mueller, Russia and Oil Politics

Dunder-Mifflin as Troll Farm The Mueller indictment made public on Friday charges 13 Russian nationals with trolling the American electoral process to ‘sow discord’ by...

School mass shooting foiled by Washington police 1 day before Florida attack — RT...

Police in Washington State foiled an attempted school shooting thanks to a tip-off from the suspect’s...
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Video: As Porter Domestic Violence Scandal Roils WH, Lawmakers Demand Kelly’s Ouster & Trump’s...

https://democracynow.org - Rep. Pramila Jayapal talks about the scandal embroiling the White House over former Staff Secretary Rob Porter, who resigned after evidence surfaced...

Police on ‘poo watch’ over drug suspect’s 22-day toilet strike, officers tweet updates —...

A drugs suspect accused of swallowing his stash has spent more than three weeks in...

Dark web pedophile blackmailed victims into ‘licking toilet & eating dog food,’ court hears...

One of the UK’s most prolific pedophiles blackmailed his victims into performing degrading acts such...

Brexiteers ‘selling snake oil & acting like Nazis’ — ex-civil service bosses — RT...

Eurosceptics have been accused of “selling snake oil to the public” after repeatedly maligning the...

Fury as school removes girls’ toilet wall leaving users ‘unsafe’ & ‘exposed’ — RT...

Girls’ toilets have been made “unsafe” at a school in Liverpool after the entire wall...

The Guggenheim’s Dazzling Burn: Sorry Mr. President, All Outta Van Goghs But How About...

Behold the glorious panache of the Guggenheim's chief curator after the Trumps made the tacky request...

Under the Republican Push for Welfare Cuts, Racism Boils

President Donald Trump speaks during an event to celebrate Congress passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with Republican members of the House and...
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Video: Fierce fire & black smoke at sea after oil tanker explodes & sinks...

At least 10km2 have been contaminated as the Sanchi oil tanker, carrying 136000 tons of condensate from Iran, exploded and sank on Sunday around...

The Last Oil: Gathering to Resist Trump’s Reckless Arctic Energy Policy | By Subhankar...

The Last Oil is not a warning that we are running out of oil. On the contrary, there is so much oil — and gas...

Scientists create creepy tin foil robot baby to study risks of dirty floors (VIDEO)...

A baby-shaped tin foil monster slowly drags itself across a filthy carpet. No, not a scene...

New York sues oil giants to fund climate change defenses — RT US News

Plans by the City of New York to sue and divest $5 billion worth of pension...

Michael Moore vows to drill for oil offshore Trump’s Mar-a-lago resort — RT US...

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 15:54 Edited time: 7 Jan, 2018 15:54 Filmmaker Michael Moore is...

NYT’s ‘Trump Effect’ Mainly the Effect of Higher Oil Prices

The New York Times (1/1/18) claims that “a wave of optimism has swept over American business leaders… inspired by the Trump administration’s regulatory pullback.”...

Trump admin aims roll back restrictions on offshore drilling put in place after BP...

The Trump administration is moving to loosen restrictions on offshore and natural gas drilling put in...

‘Caught RED HANDED!’ Trump claims China selling oil to N. Korea despite sanctions —...

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 17:59 Edited time: 28 Dec, 2017 18:02 Donald Trump has accused...

In Bid to Save Big Oil $900 Million, Trump Moves to Scrap Offshore Drilling...

Oil spreads through the waters of the Gulf of Mexico on June 1, 2010, 30 days after the Deepwater Horizon explosion. (Photo: Green Fire...

Ron Paul says Heaven Forbid! China Sells Oil to North Korea! – Antiwar.com Blog

US spy satellites have detected Chinese oil sales to North Korean ships in violation of UN Security Council sanctions. Will...

In Bid to Save Big Oil $900M, Trump Moves to Scrap Offshore Drilling Safety...

The oil and gas industry is poised to save hundreds of millions of dollars over the next decade thanks to a rollback of offshore...

US was glad to save many lives in Russia by helping foil major terrorist...

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 20:28 Edited time: 17 Dec, 2017 23:09 The White House says...

Trump's Regulators: Eager Servants of Oil and Gas, at Our Expense

(Photo: Babs; edited: LW / TO)   Help preserve a news source with integrity at its core: Donate to the independent media at Truthout. Eleven months...
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Video: Dangerous Life: Italian oil giant accused of dumping toxic waste off Sicily

Italy's biggest oil firm Eni has been accused of dumping tons of toxic waste off the coast of Sicily for decades, and creating a...
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Video: Digging For Black Gold: Vast oil deposits in Iraq attract corporations from around...

An uninhabited, landmine-strewn desert in Badra, on the eastern border of Iraq, is not the first place you might think of setting up a...

Is #MeToo movement ‘spoiling’ Christmas? Fox News host stirs up outrage online — RT...

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 16:50 Edited time: 10 Dec, 2017 16:51 Fox News pundit Laura...
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Video: Corrections & Apologies: US media producing fake news as scandal embroils White House

Unverified allegations and deceit swirl around the White House, as accusations build over the motive behind President Trump's firing of former FBI director ... Via...

Planned mass shooting at Florida mosque foiled by police — RT US News

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 23:17 Police have arrested a 69-year-old man who they said was...
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Video: 13 dead, 2 missing after boat & oil tanker collide off South Korea

At least 13 people were killed when a fishing boat capsized after colliding with a refuelling vessel off the port city of Incheon, Sunday....

£1,500/year Muslim girls’ school doesn’t provide toilet paper or soap for students – Ofsted...

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 07:04 An all-Muslim girl’s high school in Britain has received...
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Video: Russia & OPEC agree to extension of oil-cut supply

Major oil producers around the world have extended a production-cut deal. In an effort to re-balance the market, they will reduce output until the...
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Video: GOP Quietly Moves to Open Arctic Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling While...

https://democracynow.org - As the GOP tax bill heads to a potential vote today, a little known provision tucked into the Republican tax bill would...

If China Won’t Impose North Korea Embargo, US Warns It Will ‘Take Oil Situation...

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley further escalated tensions on the Korean Peninsula Wednesday by warning that North Korea would be "utterly...

Armed police make 2 arrests as alleged jihadist terror plot is foiled — RT...

Counter-terrorism officers believe they have thwarted an attack on the UK after armed police arrested...

Powdering one’s nose? Heathrow security guard arrested in airport toilet with 7kg of cocaine...

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 22:08 A Heathrow airport security worker has been arrested after...
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Video: Native American Woman Olivia Lone Bear, Mother of 5, Missing in North Dakota...

https://democracynow.org - We look at the case of Olivia Lone Bear, yet another Native American woman who has gone missing in the oil fields...

Sadiq Khan wants gender-neutral toilets… but not all Brits like ‘sharing’ — RT UK...

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 16:00 London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for the introduction...
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Video: Haitians Denied Protected Status Face Deportation to “Nation in Turmoil” After Earthquake, Hurricane

https://democracynow.org - The Trump administration plans to revoke a special immigration program for nearly 60000 Haitians, many of whom came to the ... Via Youtube

How will Germany’s political turmoil affect Brexit negotiations? — RT UK News

Published time: 20 Nov, 2017 20:05 Germany is in the throes of a full-on political...
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Video: Keystone Pipeline shut off after 210,000 gallons of oil spilt into agricultural land...

A leak in the Keystone Pipeline released at least 210000 gallons of oil, and the pipeline has since been shut off. COURTESY DRONE BASE...
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Video: CrossTalk: Saudi Turmoil

Recent events coming out of Saudi Arabia are truly stunning. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is said to be a reformer and on an...

At least 210,000-gallon oil spill causes Keystone Pipeline closure in S. Dakota — RT...

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 22:43 A leak in the Keystone Pipeline released at least 210,000...

Follow the Oil, Follow the Money

Oil and Gas Industries’ Toxic Pollutants Are Poisoning African-American Communities, Increasing Risks of Cancer...

WASHINGTON - Clean Air Task Force (CATF) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) have co-authored a landmark report that...

The Balfour Declaration’s Century of Turmoil – Consortiumnews

As Israel continues to occupy Palestinian lands and threatens a new war against Lebanon, much of this turmoil traces back...
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Video: Oil bloc buried several times, but it emerged strong – Secretary-General of OPEC

As the price of oil hit a two-year high, industry giants are meeting in Vienna on November 30 to talk about keeping production low...
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Video: ‘Extremists’ arrested over foiled arson plot in Moscow

Footage showing police arresting members of a banned extremist group that allegedly planned to attack police and set fire to government buildings was ... Via...
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Video: US steps up sanctions against Russian oil & gas sector for alleged interference...

The US government has stepped up its sanctions on Russia's energy sector, over Moscow's alleged interference in Ukraine. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8r5y ... Via Youtube
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Video: Uzbekistan Cooperated with CIA Rendition & Torture Post-9/11, As Govt. Boiled Dissidents Alive

https://democracynow.org - Sayfullo Saipov, the alleged assailant in the Tuesday attack that killed at least eight people in New York City, is an immigrant...

Outrage after cameras are put in school toilets — RT UK News

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 16:09 Would you let your teenage self be filmed while...
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Video: EXCLUSIVE: US-backed forces liberate Syria’s largest oilfield from ISIS

US-backed forces in Syria have liberated the country's most lucrative oilfield from ISIS - Al-Omar. Located in the province of Deir ez-Zor, it was...

Top Trump Official for Pipeline Safety Profits From Selling Oil Spill Equipment

A newly appointed federal regulator charged with overseeing pipeline safety personally profits from oil spill responses, a DeSmog investigation has found. Drue Pearce is the acting...

Oklahomans Turn “Oilfield Prayer Day” Into a Protest Against Big Oil

"Pipelines are genocide!" and "Keep the frack out of my water" were just a few of the signs held by protesters at a rally...
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Video: ‘The eternal fire’: Iraq retakes Kirkuk oil fields from Kurds

Iraq retakes Kirkuk oil fields from Kurds Kirkuk has around 10 percent of the country's oil reserves. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

New Study Shows Glyphosate Contaminated Soils Put Half of Europe at Risk | By

Pesticides, once used, do not dissolve into thin air, but persist in the environment, contaminating soil, air and water. This is the most recent...
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Video: Iraqi military advancing to oil-rich Kirkuk, occupied by Kurds

Iraqi military seen advancing towards Kirkuk to secure Kurdish Peshmerga-controlled bases and federal installations Iraqi state media say federal troops have ... Via Youtube

Headmaster apologizes for gender-neutral toilets that made pupils ‘uncomfortable’ — RT UK

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 14:36 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 17:17 A headmaster at...

Ron Paul on the Battle of Kirkuk – All About Oil? – Antiwar.com Blog

The United States has spent tens of billions of dollars training the Iraqi army over the past 14 years. It’s...

7 injured, 1 missing in Louisiana oil rig explosion (PHOTOS, VIDEO) — RT America

Published time: 16 Oct, 2017 04:00 Several people have been injured and at least one remains...
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Video: Kirkuk: Pentagon jubilant as Iraq & Kurds prepare tug of war over oil...

Kirkuk: Pentagon jubilant as Iraq & Kurds prepare tug of war over oil city ... Via Youtube

Oil Change International Statement on Clean Power Plan Repeal

Oil Change International Via Common Dreams. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license.

Hurricane Nate disrupts 90% of Gulf of Mexico oil production

Published time: 9 Oct, 2017 20:49 More than 90 percent of crude oil production as well...

Kurdish Referendum Roils the Mideast

The Kurdish referendum seeking independence from Iraq has created more uncertainty in the turbulent Mideast with Israel appearing to see...

The NRA’s Latest Terrorist Attack on U.S. Soil

Photo by Rusty Clark ~ 100K Photos | CC BY 2.0 It’s long past time to start understanding the giant mass shootings that have become...

Oil Changes

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Video: Oil spills from pipeline after SAA retake Al-Taym field from ISIS (EXCLUSIVE)

The Syrian Arab Army and its allied units recaptured the al-Taym oil field and nearby areas as pro-government forces continued to make advances against...
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Video: Keiser Report: China Effect on Oil & Bitcoin Markets (E1127)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the China Effect on oil and...
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Video: No oil, no money, no Caliphate? Syrian Army takes control over strategic oil...

Oilfields and a natural gas-processing plant southeast of the Deir-ez-Zor air base have come under the control of the Syrian Army, media reports. RT...

Move to Open US Atlantic Coast to Oil Drilling Meets Increased Opposition

A rare and endangered blue whale spouts near offshore oil rigs after a long dive near Long Beach, California. Now that the Trump administration...
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Video: AERIAL: Drone buzzes over oil from tanker leak near Greek shore

Greek authorities are cleaning up pollution following the sinking of a tanker that has left large sections of the Greek capital's coastal areas coated...
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Video: What’s At Stake? Russian-backed and US-led forces advancing on same oil fields in...

With Russian-backed Syrian government forces breaking the siege of Deir ez-Zor, US-backed Kurdish militias appear to be heading to the same place, but from...

As Hurricanes Intensify, So Does Resistance to Big Oil in the Gulf

Louisiana-based organizer Cherri Foytlin addresses a crowd of protesters at Energy Transfer Partners corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas, on Friday. Indigenous and environmental activists...

Trump to Urge UN to Impose North Korean Naval Blockade, Oil Embargo

The U.S. notified the United Nations Security Council late Friday of its plan to call a vote Monday on an aggressive new Trump administration...

As London lures Saudi oil giant, RT looks at UK’s history of rule-bending for...

Serious questions are being raised over controversial proposals that could lure the multi-trillion share listing...

Seventeen Million in US Live Near Active Oil or Gas Wells

More than 17 million people in the United States live within a mile of an active oil or natural gas well, according to a...
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Video: Surrounded by Oil Refineries, Port Arthur, TX Faces New Environmental Crisis Following Harvey...

https://democracynow.org - Six days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall, the unprecedented storm is continuing to wreak havoc in Texas and parts of ... Via Youtube

Big Oil to Blame for Harvey’s Toxic Legacy

Yesterday, the Governor of Texas warned that the bill for reconstruction after Superstorm Harvey could be as high as $180 billion. To put this...
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Video: Surrounded by Oil Refineries, Port Arthur, TX Faces New Environmental Crisis Following Harvey...

https://democracynow.org - Six days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall, the unprecedented storm is continuing to wreak havoc in Texas and parts of ... Via Youtube

Environmental Crisis Unfolding in Houston as Oil and Chemical Industry Spew Toxic Pollutants Into...

As fallout from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana continues, at least 30 people have died and more than 17,000 people are in shelters....
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Video: Environmental Crisis Unfolding in Houston as Oil & Chemical Industry Spew Toxic Pollutants...

https://democracynow.org - As fallout from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana continues, at least 30 people have died and more than 17000 people are...

Ron Paul asks: Is a Militarized Police the Answer to Inner City Turmoil?

On Monday, President Trump announced he was issuing an executive order to reinstate the transfer of military weapons and equipment...

Hiding Behind Fighting Terrorism U.S. Intends to Seize Syria’s Oil

As the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) progresses towards Deir Ezzor, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), mostly made up of Syrian Kurds, began to...

As Catastrophic Flooding Hits Houston, Fears Grow of Pollution From Oil Refineries and Superfund...

A catastrophic storm has hit Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city and home to the largest refining and petrochemical complex in the United States. The...
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Video: As Catastrophic Flooding Hits Houston, Fears Grow of Pollution from Oil Refineries &...

https://democracynow.org - A catastrophic storm has hit Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city and home to the largest refining and petrochemical complex in ... Via Youtube

Blood and Soil: Hey Joe, Where You Goin?

What’s in it for you?  I mean I get it for the big dogs – they already got something goin – like pulling your strings, for starters.  It maybe...

Soil, Monsanto and the Agribusiness Giants: Conning the World with Snake Oil and Doughnuts

In their rush to readily promote neoliberal dogma and corporate-inspired PR, many government officials, scientists and journalists take as given that profit-driven transnational corporations...

First images of damaged & flooded ‘USS John S. McCain’ after collision with oil...

Published time: 21 Aug, 2017 08:37 Edited time: 21 Aug, 2017 08:38 First footage showing a...

5 injured, 10 missing after US destroyer USS John S McCain collides with oil...

At least 5 sailors have been injured and 10 are missing after a US guided-missile destroyer,...

'Swamp's Doing Fine': Amid White House Turmoil, Trump Cozies Up to Right-Wing Donors

His party is publicly rebuking him, corporate executives are rushing to distance themselves from his administration to safeguard their own reputations, and rumors of...
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Video: Twisting The Knife: US foreign policy blamed for heating world turmoil

South Korea may send a special envoy to Pyongyang if the North stops its missile and nuclear tests. Meanwhile the US has taken a...

The Battle for Venezuela and Its Oil

Despire the public battles between the New York Times and President Donald Trump, the two seem to be on a similar page about the unfolding...

Tar Sands Pipeline Companies Oversee Hundreds of Oil Spills

Four proposed pipeline projects are part of an effort to increase oil production from Canada's tar sands, one of the dirtiest fossil fuel projects...

US senators call on Trump not to sanction Venezuela oil imports

US Senators from oil-refining states have called on the president to avoid a blockade of the...

2 protesters arrested after laying down on tracks to block oil train in Washington

Protesters were arrested in Washington after blocking an oil train by erecting a “pop-up garden of...
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Video: Not So Neighborly: Lack of trust in business & migrant crisis spoils France-Italy...

Relations between EU neighbors France and Italy have deteriorated – with economic jockeying and a turbulent migrant crisis fracturing their once rock-solid ... Via Youtube

Big Oil’s Bi-Partisan Helpers: a Refiner’s Fire 5 Years Later

Photo by Matt Jiggins | CC BY 2.0 Five years ago, my wife and I moved to Richmond, CA and soon learned about the local...

Stories of Indigenous-led Resistance to Oil and Waste

On this edition of Making Contact, we'll meet people challenging polluters in their own backyard. Not to push hazardous industries into another neighborhood. Instead...

Google street view captures snapshot of modern Britain in turmoil

From the Grenfell Tower fire to protests outside Downing Street after the general election, Google...
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Video: US sanctions Maduro, avoids targeting Venezuelan oil sector

The US Treasury Department has announced that it is sanctioning Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, describing the Constituent Assembly elections held in ... Via Youtube

Fast & furious burglar foiled by traffic jam as armed police swoop in (VIDEO)

Published time: 30 Jul, 2017 13:29 CCTV footage shows the moment a UK burglar's joyrider...

New Campaign: Close All US Military Bases On Foreign Soil

The Coalition Against Foreign Military Bases is a new campaign focused on closing all US military bases abroad. This campaign strikes at the foundation of...
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Video: Newly Declassified Documents Confirm U.S. Backed 1953 Coup in Iran Over Oil Contracts

https://democracynow.org - Newly declassified State Department documents show oil contracts played a key role in the U.S.-backed 1953 coup in Iran that led to...
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Video: As Trump Touts “Made in America” Week, Indonesian Workers Toil Away Making Ivanka...

https://democracynow.org - While President Trump is promoting "Made in America" week, we turn now to look at a recent investigation by The Guardian that...
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Video: Oil Industry Misleading Shareholders on Future Fossil Fuel Demand, Report Says (1/2)

Greenpeace's Charlie Kronick says companies are providing investors with flawed assessments about the development of green technologies and possibly of ... Via Youtube

‘Treating them like animals’: Florida inmates denied toilet paper, toothbrushes

Shocking allegations of inmates being denied personal hygiene items such as toilet paper, soap and toothbrushes...

US approves Alaska offshore oil & gas drilling, enraging environmental groups

The US arm of a European multinational oil and gas company has been approved to begin...

After 40yr oil export ban, US looks to top global market – report

The US may transform into one of the world’s top oil exporters in only a few...

Jerry Brown: Climate Champion or Big Oil Ally?

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Court Blocks Scott Pruitt’s Attempt to Delay Key Safeguards Limiting Methane Pollution from the...

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted Sierra Club and its allies’ motion to vacate EPA’s stay...

Trump approves new oil pipeline to Mexico, will go ‘right under the wall’

President Donald Trump has announced six new energy initiatives as part of the White House’s “Energy...
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Video: Oil tanker flips & explodes in Pakistan, 100+ people burn to death (GRAPHIC)

Over 100 people have burnt to death after an oil tanker overturned, spilling its payload onto a highway in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur,...
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Video: Boiling Point: Hate crimes skyrocketing in US as racial tensions intensify

The latest figures show that hate crime in America is skyrocketing. In at least six big US cities, this type of crime clocked up...
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Video: Explosion at Brussels Central Station was a foiled ‘terrorist attack’ – Belgian federal...

Police in Brussels have shot and 'neutralised' a man after an attempted bombing at the city's Central Station. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8fg9 RT LIVE ... Via...
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Video: Foiled Belgium Attack: Suspect was on police watchlist

Belgium has avoided a serious attack, its Interior Minister said on Wednesday after a suspected suicide bomber planning to explode a large bomb caused...

Spoiling for a Wider War in Syria

Exclusive: America’s neocons are back pounding the war drums, urging President Trump to escalate U.S. military attacks inside Syria even...

NAFTA’s Dirty Secret: It Lets U.S. Control Canada's Oil

In the wake of Donald Trump’s fiery threats to end the trade deal between the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the subject of NAFTA has...

‘Valve turner’ climate activist guilty of oil pipeline tampering, faces 10yrs in prison

A jury in Skagit County, Washington, has found climate activist Ken Ward guilty of burglary for...

Eat Coconut Oil

By Dr. Mercola Despite more than 1,700 medical studies1 being performed on coconut oil, it continues to be vilified mainly because 90 percent of its...

Trump’s Interior Secretary Attended Oil Industry Meeting at Trump’s DC Hotel

WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had a busy day on March 23, at least according to his official Twitter account. That day, he...

Trump Officials Push for Atlantic Oil Exploration Using Harmful Seismic Blasting

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration today issued draft authorizations to five companies to search for oil off the Atlantic Coast — from Florida to...
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Video: SPIEF17: Russia gains access to oil pipeline in Iraq under deal with Kurdistan

Russia and Iraqi Kurds signed an oil deal today, on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg World Economic Forum. Under the agreement, Russia gets...
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Video: High Potential: Rosneft-Iraqi Kurdistan oil deal signed, US oil plans shaken

One of the most important contracts that have been signed during the SPIEF 2017 is an agreement between Russian oil giant Rosneft and the...

Dakota Access Oil Starts Flowing on Day of Trump's Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

Bibi Mareno hugs her friend Steven Paul as they leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp before a 2 pm deadline to vacate in Cannon...

Dakota Access Pipeline set to flow oil, as public commission considers violation rulings

Published time: 1 Jun, 2017 04:30 The Dakota Access Pipeline long protested by groups of Native...

Old Cars, Old Oil

Eric Peters is the resident car expert on LewRockwell.com. Recently, he wrote an article on maintaining old cars. He spoke of his 1976 TransAm. I still...

It’s Time To Flush The Toilet

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Video: OPEC extends oil production cuts by 9 months

OPEC delegates have confirmed that the current oil-production cut will be extended for another nine months. Ilya Petrenko reports outside OPEC headquarters ... Via Youtube
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Video: Horrifying crash aftermath: 13 dead, 21 injured in oil tanker-truck collision in China

Thirteen people died in a traffic accident inside a tunnel in north China's Hebei Province on Tuesday. An oil tanker rear-ended a coal truck...

Oil Change International Responds to FERC Nominations Hearing

Oil Change InternationalToday, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to consider the nominations of Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson...

Dakota Access pipeline springs 2 more oil leaks

Not yet fully operational, the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has leaked more than 100 gallons...

Double, Double Toil and Trouble

`Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.’  The witches in Macbeth. President Trump’s administration is now at a high boil as he...

Protected Species in Gulf of Mexico Could Take Decades to Recover From Deepwater Horizon...

Research released last month suggested that the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill caused $17.2 billion in damages to the Gulf of Mexico's...

Dakota Access pipeline leaks 2 barrels of oil before becoming operational

Published time: 11 May, 2017 06:34 The Dakota Access pipeline already had its first leak –...

‘Catastrophic failure’: Oil spill in NYC East River requires massive cleanup

The US Coast Guard has declared part of New York City’s East River a “safety zone”...

There’s More Oil in the Golan Heights Than in Saudi Arabia

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong I live in Israel and today I listened to your podcast with Macrovoices. At some point you mentioned that there is...

Police ‘foil active terrorist plot’ after woman shot in London raid

Published time: 28 Apr, 2017 09:20Edited time: 28 Apr, 2017 11:04 British law enforcement claims to...
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Video: Technology and Reality: How to build an oil refinery (360 Video)

How do you overcome the severe Siberian climate? Find out how tons of building materials, complex engineering solutions are being deployed to build one...
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Video: Voila! Presidential Election Race a la Francaise

In the run-up to today's vote, the French people have seen violent protests, smear campaigns and plenty of mudslinging between the candidates. Here's what's...
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Video: ’50 times more brutal’: Duterte promises death for ISIS militants after bomb plot...

The Philippines' president, Rodrigo Duterte warned Islamist extremists he could be '50 times' more brutal than those beheading people and go as far as...

ExxonMobil seeks sanctions waiver to keep Russia oil deal alive – report

ExxonMobil has applied for a waiver from US sanctions against Russia to keep a claim to...

Dakota Access Pipeline to begin interstate oil delivery service May 14

Crude oil could begin flowing through the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline next month, according to a...

Nigeria ‘foils Boko Haram attack on UK & US embassies’

Nigeria’s secret police have thwarted a plot by militant Islamist group Boko Haram to launch attacks on the UK and US embassies in the...

Understanding Essential Oils

Essential oils are the oil-based aromatic extracts derived from the leaves, stems, fruit, bark, flowers, roots, or seeds of plants. They are a highly...

Leaked Emails Show Big Oil Execs Oversaw 'Vast Bribery Scheme' in Nigeria

In a damning development in one of the oil industry's biggest global corruption scandals, leaked emails reveal that Big Oil executives knowingly took part...
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Video: Thugs who tortured pensioners with boiling water arrested on arrival at Heathrow

Courtesy: Kent police The moment police boarded a plane to arrest two “barbaric” burglars who poured boiling water over an elderly couple after breaking...
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Video: House Probe into Trump Campaign Ties to Russia in Turmoil as Chair Nunes...

http://democracynow.org - On Capitol Hill, calls are growing for House Republican Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes to step down from his committee's ... Via Youtube

Oil placed in Dakota Access Pipeline as service set to begin

Published time: 28 Mar, 2017 02:41 The Dakota Access Pipeline is to begin service in the near...

‘Largest discovery’ of oil off Scottish coast could raise chances of independence

An oil exploration company has hailed the “largest undeveloped discovery” of oil in UK waters, to the west of Shetland in Scotland. The find...

Trudeau’s Oil Views Spur African Famine

Today the lives of over 10 million people in the Horn of Africa are at risk due to a drought at least partly caused...

The NYT Wears a Tinfoil Hat

There are real reasons to worry about President Donald Trump’s foreign policy, including his casual belligerence toward Iran and North Korea and his failure...

NYT’s ‘Tinfoil Hat’ Conspiracy Theory

Exclusive: There is a “tinfoil-hat” quality to The New York Times’ pushing its “Donald Trump Is Russia’s Manchurian Candidate” conspiracy...
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Video: RAW: Libyan National Army forces recapture Ras Lanuf oil port

LNA troops managed to recapture the oil port of Ras Lanuf during a ground offensive. The soldiers battled against the rival Benghazi Defence Brigades...

Southern Communities Brace for the Impact of Big Oil's Expansion Plans

President Donald Trump kicked off last week with a Monday morning tweet hailing -- and seeming to wrongly take credit for -- Exxon Mobil's...

Southern Communities Brace for the Impact of Big Oil's Expansion Plans

President Donald Trump kicked off this week with a Monday morning tweet hailing — and seeming to wrongly take credit for — Exxon Mobil's plan for...

Largest onshore oil discovery in US in decades claimed by companies in Alaska

An oil reserve of a potential 1.2 billon barrels has been discovered in Alaska's North Slope...

Dept of Interior to lease 73mn acres of Gulf of Mexico for oil drilling

Published time: 9 Mar, 2017 03:20Edited time: 9 Mar, 2017 09:43 Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has proposed...

Unisex toilets planned for Glasgow primary schools to support LGBT pupils

Primary schools across Glasgow are introducing unisex toilets to tackle bullying and support children “confused about their gender identity,” the local council has announced. Under...

Oklahoma tribe sues oil companies over recent spike in ‘induced’ earthquakes

The Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma has filed a lawsuit in a tribal court accusing multiple oil...

At Oil-Friendly States' Behest, Pruitt Cancels EPA Methane Emissions Inquiry

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday fulfilled environmentalists' fears with a gift to the oil and gas industry, in the form...

Pruitt Ignored Cries to Regulate Fracking in Oklahoma. Now Residents Face Big Oil on...

Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, during a confirmation hearing with the Senate Environmental and Public Works committee in Washington, January 18,...

Trump, Turmoil and Resistance

Time is of no consequence in America these days. President Donald Trump awakens early and fires off a tweet. These are as important as...

Colorado sues county over oil and gas moratorium

Colorado has sued Boulder County for defying state law that preempts local efforts to ban oil...

Trudeau and Trump Meet as They Push for Keystone XL and Other Big Oil...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the White House Monday for the first time since Donald Trump took office. In a joint news conference,...
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Video: Pipeline Partners: Trudeau & Trump Meet as They Push for Keystone XL &...

http://democracynow.org - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the White House Monday for the first time since Donald Trump took office. In a joint...

Oil, gas companies no longer required to disclose taxes & fees paid to foreign...

President Donald Trump has repealed the mandate for US oil and gas companies to report taxes...

With 'Valentine to Corruption,' Trump Officially Kills Big Oil Transparency

In a move global rights groups are decrying as a Valentine's Day gift to Big Oil, President Donald Trump on Tuesday officially voided a...

New Data Undermine Oil and Gas Industry's Pipeline Safety Claims

In the debate over construction of new oil and gas pipelines, industry representatives have long argued that pipelines are safer than other methods for...

Oil Change International Responds to DAPL Easement

Oil Change InternationalToday, the Army Corps of Engineers under the Trump administration announced their intention to suspend the environmental review process and grant the...

California Regulators Allow Oil Companies to Continue Injecting Wastewater Into More Than 1,600 Wells...

Regulators with the California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) announced in January that they plan to halt oil and gas wastewater injection...

Trump Foreign Policy in Turmoil

Within days of the flawed roll-out for Trump’s Executive Orders regarding Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements and Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior...

"Biggest Oil Find" of 2016 Puts Crown Jewel Texas Oasis in Crosshairs for Fracking

The prospect of fracking where water is so scarce raises questions about what Americans are willing to sacrifice in the pursuit of fossil fuels....
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Video: ‘Liquid death’: Clean-up operation after India Chennai oil spill (DRONE FOOTAGE)

Drone footage captured by Indian Coast Guards shows a massive operation underway to remove oil from the Chennai coast; five days after two ships...

US Navy cruiser damages propellers, spills oil into Tokyo Bay

An American guided-missile cruiser, the USS Antietam has run aground in Japan reportedly spilling hundreds of gallons of oil in Tokyo Bay. The Navy...
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Video: Oil, Arms and Militant Wahhabism is the Basis of US-Saudi Relationship (2/2)

Medea Benjamin and Paul Jay discuss how Trump and Pence will look for ways to weaken Iran by abrogating the nuclear deal, reimposing sanctions,...

Action Alert: NYT Turns to Oil Consultant to Minimize Trump’s Climate Damage

No biggie, the New York Times assures us. Donald Trump’s orders to “revive” the Keystone and Dakota Access pipeline projects, whose progress had been slowed...

'Hostile Takeover': Oil & Gas Industry Now In Charge of US Foreign Policy

In a vote strictly along party lines, Republican members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to confirm former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as...

UK’s ‘confused’ stance on Yemen ‘will lead to terrorist attacks on British soil’

Britain is increasing the likelihood of a terrorist attack on home soil if the government does not rethink its “confused” Yemen policy, a former...

While Oil Front Group Touts Cheap Fossil Fuel to Low-Income Families, Industry Negotiates Deal...

Fueling U.S. Forward, an oil industry PR group, has spent the second half of 2016 running an on-the-ground campaign targeting African-American communities and spreading...

The Fight Over Seismic Testing for Atlantic Oil and Gas Will Continue Under Trump

Last week the Obama administration announced that it denied all six pending permits to conduct seismic testing for oil and gas reserves in the Atlantic Ocean,...

Wisconsin Native Americans vote no to renewing deal with Enbridge’s oil pipeline

A Native American tribe in Wisconsin has voted against extending the contracts which allow Enbridge Inc. to use their land for a crude oil...

Win for Whales, Dolphins as Obama Rejects Explosive Blasting for Oil

In a move praised by conservation groups, the Obama administration on Friday announced that it rejected the six pending permit applications to conduct airgun...

Louisiana's Oil and Gas Industry Continues Growing Along the Coast It's Helping Shrink

Golden Meadow, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. (Photo: Julie Dermansky) The Louisiana coast loses a football field's worth of land every 38 minutes. This staggering rate of...

Christmas jail break: Inmates escape Tennessee prison after removing cell toilet

Six inmates at the Cocke County Jail escaped custody after removing a toilet from its bearings...
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Video: Smoke & flames: Huge fire breaks out at Haifa oil refinery in Israel

A huge fire broke out at an oil refinery in Haifa, Israel, after a fuel tank caught fire. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene...
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Video: Using 1953 Law, Obama Indefinitely Blocks Offshore Oil Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has announced a permanent ban on offshore oil and gas drilling across wide swaths of the Arctic and the Atlantic...

Tory MP to rake in £1.5mn on top of £20k monthly salary from Kurdish...

A millionaire Conservative politician is about to pocket a neat £1.5 million (US$1.87 million) from...

5.4 miles of creek polluted by North Dakota oil pipeline spill

A third of the oil has been cleaned-up a week after a spill the Ash Coulee...
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Video: Rick Perry, Trump’s Energy Secretary Pick, is Close Ally to Oil Industry &...

http://democracynow.org - Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry to be energy secretary. Governor Perry famously attempted to propose ... Via Youtube

Terrorist plan to bomb British Christmas shoppers foiled – six arrested

British police say they prevented a major terrorist plot to bomb Christmas shoppers from being...

Soil: Keeping Nutrients in Food and Carbon in the Ground

Soil stores nutrients, carbon and micro-organisms. (Credit: Xavi Fernández de Castro / IPS) Healthy soil not only makes food more nutritious it also helps keep...

176,000 gallons of oil spilled at North Dakota pipeline

A pipeline in North Dakota spilled over 176,000 gallons of oil before it was shut down, state officials say. The spill happened 150 miles...

The Bloodthirsty Hawks Want To See The Cold War Boil Over

Eric Zuesse (RINF) - Was the Cold War against communism, or against Russia? Russia was our ally in World War II, and we’d have a...
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Video: Could Massive Russian Oil Deal with Exxon Explain Why Putin Appears to Have...

http://democracynow.org - We continue our conversation about ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, whom Donald Trump is expected to nominate for secretary of ... Via Youtube
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Video: Historic deal: Non-OPEC countries agree to cut oil production by 558,000 barrels per...

Non-OPEC countries agreed to cut oil production by 558000 barrels per day during a meeting with members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting ... Via...
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Video: “Financial Disaster”: Could Dakota Access Pipeline Lose Its Contracts with Oil Companies on...

http://democracynow.org - Throughout November, protesters held dozens of demonstrations worldwide at banks to demand they divest from the $3.8 billion ... Via Youtube
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Video: One of Italy’s biggest oil refineries on fire after explosion reported

An explosion has been reported at one of Italy's biggest oil refineries in Sannazzaro de' Burgondi, near Pavia, about 40km south of Milan. COURTESY:...
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Video: Saudi Arabia faces resistance to oil cuts, inside and outside OPEC

Ministers from the oil-producing cartel OPEC are set for another crucial meeting in Vienna to discuss whether or not to cut output. And leading...

UK Government Uses Aid Money to Back Oil Drilling in UNESCO World Heritage Site

British officials are using aid money to support oil drilling in a World Heritage Site in Africa, according to an Energydesk investigation. Government documents,...
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Video: ‘We are ready to freeze oil production’ – Putin on OPEC & oil...

Asked about Russia's stance on limiting oil output, Putin reiterated that Moscow will support a decision to cap oil production. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via...

Oil wars? UK’s most advanced warship secretly deployed to Yemen coast

Britain’s most advanced warship has reportedly been quietly deployed to the coast of Yemen in what experts claim is a bid to protect the...

The Oil-Gas War Over Syria, in Maps

Eric Zuesse Turkey’s Anadolu News Agency, though government-run, is providing remarkably clear and reliable diagrammatic descriptions of the current status of the U.S-and-fundamentalist-Sunni, versus Russia-and-Shia-and-NON-fundamentalist-Sunni,...
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Video: “I Do Not Play for Oil Interests”: Jackson Browne to His Biggest Fan,...

http://democracynow.org - When Kelcy Warren of Energy Transfer Partners is not building pipelines, he runs a small record label that puts out folk music. Via...

5 Paris-style attacks foiled in 2yrs, UK counter-terrorism police claim

Terrorist attacks similar to those carried out in Paris last November were foiled before they...

Oilfield Wastewater Used to Grow Food in California May Contain Toxins

An oilfield in Kern County, California, in a photo taken on Fenruary 10, 2008. (Photo: Ben Klocek; Edited: LW / TO) Did you...
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Video: ISIS burned Mosul oil and sulfur factories to create a smoke screen from...

Self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) burned some 100 Mosul oil and sulfur factories in an attempt to create a smoke screen from air...

Oklahoma, Pennsylvania recovering after weekend oil spills

An oil spill in Oklahoma forced the shutdown of a major, 850,000-barrel per day pipeline system...

Tory MP pockets £50,000 payout from Dubai oil firm, then becomes minister

A Tory MP who suggested people who aren’t rich are “low achievers” pocketed a £50,000 golden goodbye from an Arab oil company after he...

Double, Double Toil and Trouble

“We came, we saw…he died” boasted a beaming Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, speaking of the 2011 western overthrow of Libya’s leader Muammar Khadaffi. She...

WATCH: Libya without Gaddafi: 5 years of turmoil (Special Report)

Published time: 20 Oct, 2016 21:00 Five years after a NATO-backed rebellion overthrew the government of Col....

What BP's Decision to Abandon the Great Australian Bight Says About the Future of...

While BP's decision to cancel its plans to drill in the pristine Great Australian Bight ends a public relations nightmare for the...

Spain’s Turmoil and Europe’s Crisis

Pedro Sanchez of PSOE, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons The current chaos devouring Spain’s Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) has mixed elements of farce and tragedy. However,...

UK Government Backs British Oil Firm's Drive Into African National Park

The British government has offered support to a controversial multi-billion pound plan to drill for oil in one of Africa's oldest national...
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Video: Iraq oil field set on fire by ISIS almost a month ago is...

An oil field near Qayara, Iraq was set on fire by ISIS before the terrorist group had to leave the liberated area. Several weeks...
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Video: Breakthrough deal: Oil producers limit supply after years of low prices

As low crude prices have taken a toll on the budget of Saudi Arabia, the government has decided to ditch its two-year policy of...
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Video: Massive fire engulfs oil tanker in Gulf of Mexico

A massive fire that erupted on an oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico forced 31 crew members to evacuate the state owned Pemex...

‘Drop in the bucket’: ExxonMobil to pay $12mn in oil spill settlement

ExxonMobil Corp will pay $12 million to Montana for a 2011 oil spill that affected 85 miles of Yellowstone River as well as farmland....
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Video: Ralph Nader: Calling a Third-Party Candidate a “Spoiler” is a “Politically Bigoted Word”

http://democracynow.org - In an extended discussion of the exclusion of third-party candidates from the first presidential election of 2016, four-time presidential ... Via Youtube

‘Keep it in the ground’: Environmentalists gather in DC, demand end to oil drilling...

A group of more than 40 protesters gathered in front of the White House in a...
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Video: Native Americans Hold Largest Gathering in a Century to Oppose Oil Pipeline

Visit http://therealnews.com for more videos. Via Youtube

Hillary Clinton’s new book branded ‘most excellent toilet paper ever’ as sales tank

She’s leading in the polls but US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is floundering in the book...

Don’t mention the war: Argentina considering joint Falklands oil & gas project with Britain

Argentina is considering a joint fossil fuels exploration project with Britain around the Falkland Islands,...
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Video: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fights North Dakota Oil Pipeline

Chairman Dave Archambault says it's simply a matter of time before the Dakota Access pipeline leaks, ruining their way of life forever. Via Youtube

Over 30 activists arrested over Dakota oil pipeline protests

More arrests have been made in North Dakota and have started taking place in Iowa over...

Foiling Apple’s Tax Dodge: The European Commission Ruling

For years, Apple has perfected the art of tax minimisation, hoovering up possibilities in creating an empire built on profit and return. It has...

Ralph Nader: I’m not a spoiler & neither is Jill Stein

Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader has fired back at Democratic Party critics, the Hillary Clinton campaign,...

Smog from oil, gas to cause over 750,000 asthma attacks in children – report

In a country where oil and gas are king, policies and politicians often turn a blind...

Dakota Access opponents take note: Oil company pulls plug on Sandpiper Pipeline

After more than two years of slogging through Minnesota’s regulatory process, Canadian oil company Enbridge is...
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Video: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fights North Dakota Oil Pipeline

Chairman Dave Archambault says it's simply a matter of time before the Dakota Access pipeline leaks, ruining their way of life forever Visit http://therealnews.com...
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Video: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Awaits Court Ruling On Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

TRNN's Kim Brown speaks to protesters outside the Washington, D.C. District CourtVisit http://therealnews.com for more videos. Via Youtube

Explosion rocks California’s largest oil refinery, investigation underway

An explosion at an oil refinery in Los Angeles sent a cloud of chemicals, including sulfur,...
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Video: “Cataclysmic Carousel of Greed”: Oscar-Winning Actress Emma Thompson on Oil Drilling in Arctic

http://democracynow.org - Just back from a trip to the Arctic aboard the Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise, celebrated British actress Emma Thompson joins us...

Has North Sea oil’s collapse scuppered Scotland’s dreams of independence?

The massive slump in North Sea oil revenues would leave an independent Scotland with a...
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Video: Day After Obama Tours Louisiana Flood Damage, Gov’t Holds Massive Gulf Oil &...

http://democracynow.org - On Tuesday, President Obama visited Louisiana for the first time since the devastating floods that killed 13 people and damaged ... Via Youtube

China’s pivot to Britain? Beijing’s foothold in North Sea oil rattles security experts

China’s growing foothold in North Sea oil has got experts worried about the rising power’s...

Buzzkill: Neonicotinoid insecticides on oilseed rape lead to bee decline across England, study says

Neonicotinoid insecticides used on oilseed rape crops are harming wild bees and responsible for a...

Did Federal Agents Spy on Offshore Oil Lease Protesters in New Orleans?

Back in March, hundreds of protesters descended on the Superdome in New Orleans to disrupt a federal auction for new Gulf of Mexico oil...

May urges Argentina to allow more flights & oil exploration around disputed Falklands

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on Argentina to run more flights to the...

GOP "Never Trumpers" Get Their Spoiler Candidate: An Ex-Goldman Banker and Former CIA Spook

Republicans have for months been calling for the emergence of an independent right-winger to challenge Donald Trump. Evan McMullin has now come...

MI5 ‘mind reading unit’ foils potential terrorist attacks

Up to seven potential terror attacks across Britain have been uncovered and stopped over the past year by a special MI5 unit which reads...

Louisiana parishes launch court battles against oil companies as contamination spreads

Amid three oil spills along the Louisiana coast in two weeks, the state's Vermilion Parish decided...
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Video: Ben Gilroy “EU Stole Ireland’s Oil, Fishing & Forestry Industries. Britain Get Out...

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‘Hot lesbians’ ad lands Canadian oil sands group in hot water

An Alberta oil sands group has apologized for a cheeky ad with no political correctness in sight, which said that Canadian fuel should be...
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Video: Part 2: Clinton vs. Bernie Debate: As Turmoil Rocks Democrats, How Can Progressives...

http://democracynow.org - With the Democratic National Convention about to begin in Philadelphia, we look at the state of the Democratic Party. Many party ... Via...
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Video: Part 1: Clinton vs. Bernie Debate: As Turmoil Rocks Democrats, How Can Progressives...

http://democracynow.org - With the Democratic National Convention about to begin in Philadelphia, we look at the state of the Democratic Party. Many party ... Via...

Northwest Tribes Band Together to Stop Oil-by-Rail

There's no such thing as a good place for an oil-train derailment, but this year's June 3 spill outside Mosier, Oregon, could...
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Video: Huge new delivery of oil equipment sails right by the Kremlin in Moscow

Residents of the Russian capital have witnessed a pretty amazing sight after a huge new delivery of oil equipment sailed right by the walls...

Your Hands in the Soil: Tending the Garden of a Nation

"With my knees in the dirt and my hands busy, I find that gardening and activism are blood relatives," writes William Rivers...

I Was Sick for a Year After an Oil Spill. Five Years Later, Pipeline...

Crude oil covers plant on the Bonogofsky farm during on July 2, 2011, Exxon oil spill on the Yellowstone River. (Photo: Alexis...

US oil reserves top Russia, Saudi Arabia – study

Recoverable oil reserves in the United States now tops that of both Russia and Saudi Arabia,...

How ISIS’s Palmyra ‘Erase’ Trap Was Foiled

The Islamic State “spared” some ancient ruins at Palmyra as part of a trap to blow up the antiquities after...

US-owned security firm slaughters 24 dogs after losing Kuwait oil company contract

Two dozen bomb-sniffing dogs were killed by an American-owned security firm in Kuwait after its contract...
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Video: Battle for crude: Syrian forces recapture Thawra oil field in push towards Raqqa...

Syrian armed forces and allied Desert Hawk fighters recaptured the Thawra oil field during their push to liberate Raqqa from the so-called Islamic State,...
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Video: Why Big Oil and Gas Get Exclusive Access to Public Lands as Low...

DeSmogBlog's Steve Horn discusses how Tim DeChristopher's 2008 act of civil disobedience triggered a response by the oil and gas industries to move to...

After Orlando: Twitter Recoils from Islamophobia, Takes Aim at Gun Laws

Twitter users responded to the shooting in Orlando, Florida, with an abundance of love and prayers for the victims, their families, and the gay...

Republican AGs protest climate fraud probe into big oil, threaten fraud lawsuits of their...

Facing a fraud probe over whether ExxonMobil misled the public on climate change, Republican attorneys general...

Over 12 Million Americans Live in the Oil and Gas Threat Zone

This week, Clean Air Task Force and Earthworks unveiled a suite of tools designed to inform and mobilize Americans about the health...

Oregon Oil Train Explosion Fuels Growing Opposition Movement

This story was originally published on June 8, 2016, at High Country News. Tucked against the steep forests and cliffs of the Columbia...

North Sea oil workers must wage unified struggle

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Steve James Sharp class tensions are emerging in both the British and...

New Evidence Shows Palm Oil Giant Flouting Rules to Prevent Indonesian Forest Fires

One of the world's largest producers of palm oil appears to have defied instructions from the Indonesian government to stop practices that could...
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Video: Can Bernie Sanders Help Rewrite Democratic Platform to Ban Fracking & Keep Oil...

http://democracynow.org - As the Democratic platform committee meets in Washington, we speak to Michelle Chan, spokesperson for Friends of the Earth Action. Via Youtube

Oil crisis: 120,000 UK job losses expected by year-end

The downturn in the oil and gas industry will have cost as many as 120,000...

Democrats now controlled by oil-funded lobbying companies

Ion Todescu (RINF) - An information society is a thing of curiosity. A human has always been dependent on the public opinion turning eventually into...

Oil train derails near Mosier, Oregon, smoke visible for miles

A multi-carriage train carrying oil has derailed in the Columbia River gorge, just outside the town...

Crude L.A.: California’s Urban Oil Fields

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Video: RAW: Russian Su-34 airstrikes obliterate ISIS oil facilities

Russian Defense Ministry footage shows airstrikes carried out by Russian Su-34 fighter jets against ISIS illegal oil facilities. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via Youtube
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Video: Disturbing: Python attacks man’s penis in terrifying Thai toilet ordeal

A Thai man is lucky to be in one piece after a massive python slithered through pipes beneath his bathroom floor and bit his...
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Video: Keep Oil in the Soil: Bill McKibben on Being Named by Sanders to...

http://democracynow.org - Bill McKibben was just named by Bernie Sanders to serve on the platform committee at this year's Democratic National Convention. Via Youtube

In Wake of Shell's Gulf Oil Spill, Protesters Demand a Ban on Offshore Drilling

Gulf Coast environmental justice advocates Yudith Azareth Nieto and Hilton Kelly lead a march in Washington, DC, against offshore oil drilling on...
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Video: In the Name of the Profit: Liberated Syrian Town Reveals ISIS Oil Trade...

Watch 49 Minutes Extended Version here: https://youtu.be/jD9hrRi5LwQ Islamic State oil trade documents, testimonies of local civilians and captured ISIS ... Via Youtube

As the Economy Goes Down the Toilet

May I ask you a question? How’s this great economic recovery working out for you? It’s really affected the cardboard recycling market adversely, did...

The Old Oil Order Is Collapsing

(Photo: United Nations Information Centre / Flickr) Sunday, April 17th was the designated moment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline...
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Video: Erin Elizabeth On The Murder Of Doctors Investigating Vaccines, Cannabis Oil and GcMAF!

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Bank of North Dakota Soars Despite Oil Bust

Despite North Dakota’s collapsing oil market, its state-owned bank continues to report record profits. This article looks at what California, with fifty times North...

Feds Rely on Industry-Funded Study to Push for More Offshore Oil Exploitation

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's recent analysis of the economic benefits of increased offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and...

Will Pennsylvania Cut Oil and Gas Air Pollution?

Oil and gas field residents ask important questions, such as "Are the wells and facilities polluting the air?" and "Is that why...

Blair helped Saudi prince’s oil firm crack Chinese market – report

During his time as Middle East envoy Tony Blair helped an oil company owned by a Saudi prince lobby Chinese leaders in exchange for...

Tories seize on Zionism comments, unrepentant Livingstone sets out to foil newts

Anti-Semitism is an internal “virus” the Labour Party must treat, according to London Mayor Boris...
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Video: Keiser Report: Sinkholes of Big-Oil Debt (E907)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report Max and Stacy discuss the dark side to fantasy math...
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Video: In the Name of the Profit: New RT documentary exposes ISIS oil trade...

ISIS oil trade documents, testimonies of local civilians and captured IS militants: RT Documentary crew visits Syrian oil town of Shaddadi just 10 days...

Debacle at Doha: The Collapse of the Old Oil Order

(Photo: Blake Thornberry) Sunday, April 17th was the designated moment. The world's leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline to the...

Big Oil Isn’t Going Down Without a Fight

(Photo: Yann Caradec / Flickr) An extreme weather event hits Norway. Finally shocked into doing something radical about climate change, Norwegian citizens propel the Green...

Is Bernie Sanders a Spoiler?

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders during a campaign rally at Drexel University in Philadelphia, April 25, 2016. (Photo: Mark Makela / The New York...
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Video: RAW: Inside one of Syria’s largest oil & gas facilities retaken from ISIS

Inside Jabisa oil and gas facility, with estimated daily capacities of 2mn cubic meters of gas and 80000 barrels of crude, which was recently...
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Video: Living in the shadow of ISIS oil trade

RT has obtained access to a Syrian oil facility, that was under Islamic State control for two years, before it was recently freed by...
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Video: Oil Drilling Underway Inside the Yasuni National Park of Amazonian Ecuador

Antonia Juhasz says that the Ecuadorian government is planning another 300 wells inside the ITT area and they partnering with several Chinese companies to...

Far from taxing Shell, Britain actually paid the oil giant £85mn

Britain was the only country in the world to give money to oil giant Shell...

Groups to Obama: Declare Climate Emergency, Ban Crude Oil Exports

Nadia Prupis Hundreds of organizations on Wednesday filed a legal petition (pdf) calling on the Obama administration to declare a "national climate emergency" and end...
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Video: No oil production freeze agreement after talks break down in Qatar

No deal has been reached in Doha after twelve hours of marathon oil talks. The world's major oil players were trying to negotiate a...

Tony Blair helped spin massacre of 14 oil workers in Kazakhstan

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair advised Kazakhstan’s repressive government on how to put a...

Baby rescued from boiling hot car as mother mother auditions at strip club

Kelsey McMurtry was arrested in Nashville after leaving her 13-month-old child locked in a blisteringly-hot car...
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Video: How the EPA Allowed Oil and Gas Companies to Contaminate Our Drinking Water...

Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog says the EPA doesn't even know the chemicals used for fracking due to exemptions from the Clean Water Act, Safe...
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Video: How the EPA Allowed Oil and Gas Companies to Contaminate Our Drinking Water...

Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog says the EPA doesn't even know the chemicals used for fracking due to exemptions from the Clean Water Act, Safe...

Feeling flush? Then you’ll go potty for £3,000-a-month London toilet

London property has always been in high demand and comes with a hefty price tag,...

Keystone pipeline leaked 16,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota field

Published time: 7 Apr, 2016 21:01Edited time: 7 Apr, 2016 21:12 TransCanada estimated on Thursday that about...

Burn! Oil giant BP dropped as Edinburgh Festival sponsor

The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) has dropped BP after 34 years of sponsorship following claims...

‘Grossly negligent’: Judge approves historic $20 billion settlement for BP oil spill

A federal judge gave final approval to a $20.8 billion settlement to be paid by BP for what US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has...

Amid Price Plunge, North American Oil and Gas Workers Seek Transition to Renewable Sector

Oil sands boilermakers Joseph Bacsu and Lliam Hildebrand, and oil sands electrician Adam Cormier during their first press event Edmonton, Canada. (Photo:...

Did Sanders Lie About Clinton’s Oil Money? NPR Factchecker Can’t Be Bothered to Check

Hillary Clinton is “so sick of the Sanders campaign lying about me.” And NPR‘s factchecker is so sick of having to decide whether or...
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Video: Fueling Fascism: The Secret History of How Texaco Supplied Oil to Fascists in...

http://democracynow.org - While thousands of Americans fought against fascism in the Spanish Civil War, some chose to back Franco's fascist regime. The most ... Via...

Investigation launched after oil spills into Louisiana waterway – Coast Guard

An unknown amount of crude oil has spilled into a Louisiana waterway, the US Coast Guard...
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Video: ISIS, oil & Turkey: RT films trove of jihadist docs detailing illegal trade...

An RT Documentary crew filming in northern Syria has seen Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) documents abandoned by retreating terrorists and found by the Kurds...

Post-Brexit Britain will need open borders to stave off economic turmoil – report

Britain will need to allow in large numbers of migrants from the European Union every...

Major US spy base targeting Europe & Africa to open on British soil –...

US intelligence services will reveal plans for a new £200-million center in Britain this week. The Pentagon says it will be the American headquarters...

Fascist Spain’s Biggest Supporters Were Hitler, Mussolini, and This American Oilman

(Photo: Gerard Stolk / Flickr) This piece has been adapted from Adam Hochschild’s new book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. “Merchants...
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Video: Black Hole: Where did 800K barrels of oil per day go in 2015?

Hundreds of thousands of overproduced oil barrels went missing on a daily basis in 2015 - that's according to the International Energy Agency, which...
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Video: Algerian gas plant owned by Norwegian Statoil attacked by militants

Norwegian energy major Statoil says its gas facility in Algeria has been rocked by explosions after being fired upon. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/77bl RT LIVE...

North Sea Oil forecast to lose £1bn each year – report

The North Sea Oil industry is losing so much money, that within five years it...

My Oily Heirloom

I’ll feel empowered when ExxonMobil convenes its upcoming annual shareholders meeting. Oddly, that’s because I’ve sold all my stock in the company. Shareholders like me...

Obama reverses policy on oil drilling along Atlantic coast

Environmentalists and the US military both welcomed the Obama administration’s cancellation of anticipated oil drilling permits...
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Video: Martian garden: Growing tomatoes, peas & other plants on extraterrestrial-like soil

The Group of scientists has managed grown peas, tomatoes and cress in a simulated lunar and Martian soil, samples of which they got from...

Jihadist links? UN probes boss of oil firm chaired by ex-Tory leader Michael Howard

Leaked correspondence reveals that the director of an oil firm chaired by former Tory leader...

Slippery business: Oil giant BP terminates sponsorship of Tate art gallery

(RT) - BP will end its 26-year sponsorship of the Tate next year, citing an...

Web of Life and Systems Thinking All Bound Up in Soil, Roots, Limbs, Canopies

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. ― John Muir Tree Dialogues Talking trees with the typical Spokane (Washington)  “tree surgeon/arboriculturalist” is like...

Palm Oil and GM Mustard: A Marriage Made in Hell

The current drive to get genetically modified (GM) food crops into India is being spearheaded by GM mustard. However, the decision to sanction the...

Energy Wars of Attrition: The Irony of Oil Abundance

When oil prices began plummeting in 2015, the Saudis launched an "oil war of attrition," imagining that others would be devastated by...
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Video: Green energy becoming too expensive as oil prices plummet

As oil prices slump to record lows, advanced and environmentally friendly energy sources are becoming too expensive for consumers. RT LIVE ... Via Youtube
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Video: 2016 Summit on Saudi Arabia: Oil, weapons sales, and U.S.-Saudi ties

William Hartung, Center for International Policy, Raed Jarrar, American Friends Service Committee, Robert Vitalis, author and professor at University of ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Cheaper to import’: UK to cut 90% of North Sea oil industry investment...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FldLgb6OzVE&w=580&h=385] Britain's offshore oil and gas industry expects investment in the North sea to drop by nearly 90 per cent this year, because of...
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Video: Some Major Oil Producers Freeze Production, But Glut Will Keep Prices Low

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzi8WqEkL2c&w=580&h=385] Analyst Michael Klare says though Saudi Arabia, Russia, Venezuela and Qatar have agreed to freeze oil production, global production levels will maintain low...
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Video: Keep It in the Ground: Author Terry Tempest Williams Buys 1,750 Acres of...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2VU0b0Q8RY&w=580&h=385] http://democracynow.org - In Utah, more than 100 protesters disrupted a federal auction of oil and gas leases, spontaneously bursting into song until they...
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Video: ‘We need to let oil market hit bottom, then you start over’ –...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_b6iJF06Wk&w=580&h=385] The world's two biggest crude producers say they won't increase oil output. Along with Russia and Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Venezuela have agreed...

Scalia’s Ghost Can’t Save Oil, Gas, and Coal

Bleak news for fossil fuels is piling up higher than an icy Washington snowbank in the capital’s most precipitation-challenged state. Peabody Energy, the nation’s biggest coal company,...

Regional tensions and falling oil prices deepen crisis of Saudi monarchy

Jean Shaoul The House of Saud is seeking to impose onto the working class the full cost of its oil policies that led to crude...
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Video: Russia, Saudi Arabia agree to freeze oil production

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX6C4rxSgsY&w=580&h=385] The world's two biggest crude producers have agreed not to increase oil output, according to Qatar's energy minister, quoted by Bloomberg. OPEC members...
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Video: ‘Oil prices will be choppy & volatile in 2016’ – BP Chief at...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awVkPtpuN1s&w=580&h=385] As the oil industry's annual conference takes place in London, predicting the price of oil remains a difficult task. After crude oil prices...

22 Signs That The Global Economic Turmoil We Have Seen So Far In 2016...

Michael Snyder (RINF) - As bad as the month of January was for the global economy, the truth is that the rest of 2016 promises...

Oil price fall brings significant losses for big producers

Nick Beams The initial response of economic “conventional wisdom” to the slide in oil prices over the past 20 months—down from $110 per barrel in...

Drowning the Oil Industry

With oil cheaper than bottled water, the average American driver saved $540 at the pump last year. But oil prices are also battering Alaska’s economy,...
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Video: Speculators Misunderstood the Oil Wars and Market Meltdown

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k39UeWhRARo&w=580&h=385] Steve LeVine says most investors thought high priced US shale would cause a boom, then thought economy would benefit from low oil prices...

A Cannonball in the Oil Market

The post A Cannonball in the Oil Market appeared first on OtherWords. This piece was reprinted from Other Words by RINF Alternative News with permission.
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Video: Combat Cam: Russian Air Force targets militants’ command center, oil depots

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B5Gw4CIANI&w=580&h=385] Russian Air Forces carried out numerous attacks on ISIS militants' strong point and command center with developed infrastructure in mountainous area in ... Via...
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Video: Bernie Sanders Says No to Fracked Oil Pipeline in Iowa, Will It Help...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4yfAFfG1tY&w=580&h=385] http://democracynow.org - As the nation focuses on the Iowa caucus, we turn to a local issue that has received little attention. Iowa is...
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Video: Israel & Greece accuse Turkey of funding ISIS, smuggling oil

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYuHLZFutRA&w=580&h=385] Israel's defense minister has alleged that the Islamic State terror group has long been funded with “Turkish money.” "As you know, Daesh (Islamic...
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Video: Keiser Report: Deflating oil market (Episode 867)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QxylwnedJY&w=580&h=385] Check Keiser Report websitefor more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss that there is no...

No, Trump, We Can’t Just ‘Take Their Oil’

(Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr) Donald Trump’s first presidential campaign ad pledges to “take their oil.” That’s what President (gasp) Trump would do after having...
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Video: The Real Reason Oil Is So Cheap And How Rockefeller and Rothschild Are...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KsxT3woFdw&w=580&h=385] In this video Luke Rudkowski breaks down the latest news and developments with the low price of oil, how it happened and most...
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Video: The Kochs & the Nazis: Book Reveals Billionaires’ Father Built Key Oil Refinery...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lv7_Hx9QY-Y&w=580&h=385] http://democracynow.org - In her new book, "Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right," New Yorker...
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Video: Bottom of barrel: Crude oversupply makes producers cut oil output to stabilize market

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVh1EKm48-o&w=580&h=385] The oil price dropped to a 13-year low on Monday trading below $28 per barrel. Large oil producers are struggling to keep the...

Bank of Montreal stress testing assets for $25 per barrel oil

  By Roger Jordan Bank of Montreal Chief Executive Officer Bill Downe announced last week that Canada’s fourth largest bank is stress-testing its oil and gas portfolio...

In the Keystone Suit, It’s Big Oil vs. Democracy

A few years back, I was one of the hundreds of climate activists arrested while protesting the Keystone XL pipeline outside the White House....
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Video: Sliding Stocks: 2016 off to rocky start amid plunging oil prices

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPvr1hlK31Y&w=580&h=385] Plunging oil prices and sliding stock markets. 2016 really isn't getting off to a good start, with storm clouds gathering over the global...

In the Keystone Suit, It’s Big Oil vs. Democracy

(Photo: 350.org / Flickr) A few years back, I was one of the hundreds of climate activists arrested while protesting the Keystone XL pipeline outside...

Detroit-area residents protest Marathon Oil request to increase air pollution

Once again, the Michigan Department of Environment Quality, (MDEQ) is involved in a public relations ploy to deceive workers and youth just a few...

We Shouldn’t Take Their Oil

Donald Trump’s first presidential campaign ad pledges to “take their oil.” That’s what President (gasp) Trump would do after having “quickly cut the head...
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Video: Medvedev: Falling oil prices demand budget revision, bracing for worst

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R__gtzfRhks&w=580&h=385] Russia is bracing for the worst economically - making serious changes to its annual budget... RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube
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Video: Arab Spring and Declining Oil Prices Drives Saudi Arabia’s Reactionary Barbarism

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP0cc8tZx8c&w=580&h=385] Bilal Ahmed of Souciant.com says, accusations of religious degeneracy and charges of heresy at the heart of the executions, such actions advance and...

The Financial Crisis Of 2016 Rolls On — China, Oil, Copper And Junk Bonds...

Michael Snyder (RINF) - Never before have we seen a year start like this. On Monday, Chinese stocks...
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Video: Kurds take oil refinery from ISIS in Hasakah (EXCLUSIVE)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U859Z3Pz6OI&w=580&h=385] Kurdish soldiers in Syria managed to seize strategic territory, including large oil refineries, and continue to force the extremists back. RT's correspondent Murad...
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Video: ‘Greater share of oil production’ Hillary Clinton emails reveal motives of Libya intervention

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtkCpyrIoLg&w=580&h=385] Newly declassified emails belonging to Hillary Clinton reveal some new possible motives behind the intervention in Libya. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe ... Via Youtube
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Video: Plumes of black smoke after ISIS sets fire to Libya Al-Sidra oil facility

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22iLFvR_2Z4&w=580&h=385] Thick, black smoke was rising from the Al-Sidra oil facility, about 400 kilometers west of Benghazi, while firefighters struggled to put the flames...

The Geopolitics of Cheap Oil

(Photo: woodleywonderworks / Flickr) The market was supposed to save the planet. That, at least, was the argument of many economists grappling with the problem of...

New Hillary Emails Reveal Propaganda, Executions, Coveting Libyan Oil and Gold

New Emails Expose Hillary’s Dirty War in Libya The New Year’s Eve release of over 3000 new Hillary Clinton emails from the State Department has CNN...

1,000 crack British troops deployed to Libyan oil fields to ‘halt the advance of...

British Special Forces have been deployed in Libya to wrest back control of more than a dozen oil fields seized by Islamic State (IS,...
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Video: Turkey’s illegal oil deals with ISIS fueling terrorists – captured Daesh fighter

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUeucIp5uAo&w=580&h=385] The former ISIS memeber revealed details about Turkey's alleged oil links to the terror group. He said that the oil is sold via...
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Video: Keiser Report: ‘Bankism’, oil prices and US election insanity (E856 feat. Gerald Celente)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SROM52ibmpw&w=580&h=385] Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this special New Year's Eve episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert...
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Video: Underreported stories 2015: ISIS oil business, Paris attacks overshadow Nigeria blasts

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMjQy-5Ezqw&w=580&h=385] Mainstream media often shies away from stories that lack easy hooks or challenge ideological preconceptions. This is where RT comes in — these...

The Sneaky Way Austerity Got Sold to the Public Like Snake Oil

(Photo: Money Drain via Shutterstock) Orsola Costantini, Senior Economist at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, is the author of a new paper, "The Cyclically...
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Video: Erin Brockovich: California Methane Gas Leak is Worst U.S. Environmental Disaster Since BP...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY2hL-dZcDA&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - In the nation's biggest environmental disaster since the BP oil spill, a runaway natural gas leak above Los Angeles has emitted...

Russia Counts 12,000 Turkey-Bound Oil Trucks from Iraq & Syria

Requests U.S. Assistance to Bomb Them; U.S. Again Says No. How the Public Get Suckered by ‘News’ Media Ignoring Reality Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org According...
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Video: Surveillance footage: Oil tankers, trucks under heavy bombing in Syria by Russian Air...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jESgfd9bENA&w=580&h=385] The aerial video shows Russian Air Force bombing of heavy-duty trucks transporting oil from Iraq to Turkey. The footage was made in the...
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Video: A Crude Deal: Lifting Oil Export Ban Means Subsidy Windfall for Oil Industry

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTJ9x85yshE&w=580&h=385] The proposal in the current spending bill could lead to a lot more carbon emissions and government hand outs for the oil industry,...
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Video: Norway knew ISIS oil ends up in Turkey back in July – newly...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBpr6o_ufH8&w=580&h=385] A newly-leaked report on illegal oil sales by Islamic State (IS, previously ISIS/ISIL), which was ordered to be compiled by Norway, has revealed...
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Video: US lifts 40-y.o. ban on crude export amid plummeting oil price

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdcc_I0Vs0M&w=580&h=385] USA has lifted a 40-year-old ban on exports of crude oil - despite historically low prices and a saturated global market. The measure...
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Video: Oil Gushing Saudi Arabia Major Obstacle at COP-21 in Paris

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGw-v2vqBW4&w=580&h=385] Dimitri Lascaris gives us a run-down on all of the major obstacles in the draft agreement coming out of Paris COP21 meeting. Via Youtube
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Video: Israel Key Link in Exporting ISIS Oil

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X06s9ay7SsQ&w=580&h=385] Vijay Prashad says that ISIS oil is smuggled through Turkey to Israel and is a major source of ISIS funding. Via Youtube
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Video: Suicide rate up 30% – Canada’s rocketing numbers linked to oil industry layoffs

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA2D88i-MLI&w=580&h=385] Huge job cuts in the oil producing Canadian province of Alberta are coinciding with a dramatic increase in local suicide rates. In the...
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Video: ‘Saudis playing dangerous game as oil prices plunge’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idPAqwEyYDg&w=580&h=385] The Russian economy, which is heavily reliant on oil prices, is bearing the brunt of the low oil prices. For more on the...
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Video: Gulf states to start taxing people to make up for oil revenue losses

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OreVdGa3umg&w=580&h=385] People in the oil-rich Gulf monarchies have enjoyed lavish welfare and near-zero taxes for decades. But with the collapse of oil prices, governments...

Video: Patrick Henningsen: “Turkish President Erdogan Is Undoubtedly Buying Black market Oil From ISIS!”

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZnlGR3MkQI&w=580&h=385] Please Support The Show — http://richieallen.co.uk/ http://21stcenturywire.com/ https://www.facebook.com/therichieallenshow ... Via Youtube
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Video: ISIS Oil Empire: ‘It’s not smugglers with donkeys, it’s huge business with Turkey...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7iS5w7vYvg&w=580&h=385] Amid a discord in relations over a serious violation of Iraq's sovereignty by Turkey's deployment of ground troops, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi...
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Video: War & Climate Change: Jeremy Corbyn on the Brutal Quest for Oil &...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6DDuInkY8M&w=580&h=385] On Monday in Paris, British Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn addressed the link between labor, trade unions and climate change. We also spoke...
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Video: Huge blaze rips through Azeri oil rig in Caspian Sea, dozens missing

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKy5bf_0VWw&w=580&h=385] A major fire has broken out on an offshore oil platform in Azerbaijan's waters. While no official casualty count was immediately available, an...
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Video: Keiser Report: Modern financial system vs flying toilet (E844)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P28fB_klP-E&w=580&h=385] Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the flying toilet...
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Video: Russian military reveals details of ISIS-Turkey oil smuggling

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMA4B2ZnQ2o&w=580&h=385] Russian Defense Ministry holds news briefing on new findings related to counter-terror activities - READ MORE http://on.rt.com/6y70 RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via Youtube
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Video: Combat cam: Russian warplanes target ISIS oil facilities in Syria

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQhaLXGM3x8&w=580&h=385] Russian Defense Ministry showcases footage of targeting ISIS oil facilities in Syria. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube
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Video: Is Oil & Gas the New Tobacco? Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Reaches New...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xmo1dqBy_I&w=580&h=385] The growing campaign for divestment from the gas, oil and coal companies reached a new milestone today. 350.org Executive Director Mary Boeve announced...
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Video: Erdogan & his family involved in ISIS oil trade – Russian MoD

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVZHhfodn_I&w=580&h=385] Turkish leadership, including Erdogan & his family are involved in ISIS oil trade, Russian MoD announced on Wednesday, showcasing satellites images and ... Via...
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Video: As NY State Probes Exxon, Oil Giant Targets the Journalists Who Exposed Climate...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Dfq8o2P6Lc&w=580&h=385] Oil giant ExxonMobil is under criminal investigation in New York over claims it lied to the public and investors about the risks of...

Russia Proves Turkey’s Involvement in Selling Stolen Syrian and Iraqi Oil

  by Stephen Lendman (RINF) - Western media say little about what demands daily headlines. Erdogan and his regime are complicit with ISIS, supplying training, weapons,...
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Video: Disrupted oil routes push ISIS towards heroin trade, already 1 $bn a year

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-g5mW8TSF4&w=580&h=385] As coalition attacks on ISIL-controlled oil sites intensify, militants are being forced to look, not only for a new stronghold, but also for...
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Video: Erdogan promises to resign if ISIS oil links to Turkey are confirmed

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M0p9EhGSh4&w=580&h=385] Russia has received additional intelligence confirming that oil from deposits controlled by Islamic State is moved through Turkey on an industrial scale, said...

Near Boiling Point on Global Warming

Rising global temperatures — if they exceed 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels — threaten to unleash havoc across the planet, including mass dislocations of...

Big Oil, TTIP and the Scramble for Europe

 If sanctioned, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) would be the biggest trade deal ever seen. Yet the public continue to be kept...
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Video: ‘ISIS managed to sell oil to Turkey on black market at less than...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4KIdoKK9oM&w=580&h=385] A member of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr Mowaffak al Rubaie, tells RT how ISIS manages to earn millions of dollars selling oil on...
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Video: Media Crackdown: Turkish journos jailed for ‘treason’ over gun, oil smuggling claims

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60Q9C4w-Mkw&w=580&h=385] A Turkish prosecutor asked a court to imprison the editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper pending trial for espionage and treason. In May, the outlet...

Oil leak may have contaminated Bay Area drinking water supplies

A chemical leak at a San Francisco Bay Area oil field is suspected of contaminating groundwater supplies of drinking water in a California county....
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Video: Combat cam: Massive bombardment of ISIS oil refineries, tankers by Russian warplanes

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOAsgLHb8Dg&w=580&h=385] Russian airstrikes have torched more than 1000 tankers taking stolen crude oil to Islamic State refineries. This blow against the jihadists comes as...
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Video: Combat Cam: Russian jets destroy ISIS oil refinery & tanker trucks in Syria

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N4tmwYHbCU&w=580&h=385] Russian Air Force jets carried out airstrikes against an oil refinery controlled by Islamic State in Syria on Wednesday and destroyed around 500...
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Video: Oil on Fire: Russian jets destroy ISIS refineries, trucks and wells

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ryH74Mh7SM&w=580&h=385] Russia has stepped up its air strikes on Islamic state over the last few days. It's now targeting the transport of the oil...

UK PM claims UK foiled seven terrorist attacks in last 6 months

British Prime Minister David Cameron says security forces have foiled about seven terrorist attacks in the UK in the last six months. “Our security and...

Video: Michelle Whitelaw: “I Gave My Young Boy Cannabis Oil To Save His Life!...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMCiRFSdWzs&w=580&h=385] Please Support The Show — http://richieallen.co.uk/ http://PhoenixTears.Ca/ https://www.Facebook.Com/AdamFearlessFather/ ... Via Youtube
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Video: Regardless of Keystone XL, Tar Sands Oil Will Still Flow to the Gulf

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQv9O3fMjaU&w=580&h=385] DeSmogBlog's Steve Horn says the pipeline company Enbridge is still planning a $5 billion terminal expansion. Note: After the publication of this story,...

Donald Trump Says the U.S. Should Have Stolen Iraqis’ Oil After Destroying their Country

Eric Zuesse On Sunday the 25th of October, Republican U.S. Presidential aspirant Donald Trump was interviewed on CNN’s “State of the Union” show, and was asked...

They Profit, We Die: Toxic Agriculture and the Poisoning of Soils, Human Health and...

Our food system is in big trouble. It’s in big trouble because the global agritech/agribusiness sector is poisoning it, us and the environment with...

From Anti-Fracking Movement to OPEC: Shale Drives New Geoeconomics of Oil

The emergence of fracking has modified the global market for fossil fuels. But the plunge in oil prices has diluted the effect, in a...
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Video: The Real House of Saud – Saudi Arabia’s Oil-For-Tyranny

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qstjRKXDSaE&w=580&h=385] Meet the new head of the United Nations panel on Human Rights: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Abby Martin takes us inside the...

A Spoiled Deal: How a Dispute Over Dairy Helped Sidetrack the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been on many people's minds lately, especially Canadian voters who are preparing to go to the polls on Oct....
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Video: No Dissension on Oil Exploration in Canada PM Debate

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U3-bxNIjFA&w=580&h=385] Writer Nora Loreto and Green Party member Dimitri Lascaris argue all leading parties overemphasize the link of jobs and oil expansion while organized...
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Video: No Dissension on Oil Exploration in Canada PM Debate

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CwIV4ccj3o&w=580&h=385] Writer Nora Loreto and Green Party member Dimitri Lascaris argue all leading parties overemphasize the link of jobs and oil expansion while organized...

Big Lie: U.S. Allies with Saudis ‘Because We’re Addicted to Their Oil’

Eric Zuesse In Syria and elsewhere, the U.S. allies with Saudi Arabia and other Sunni nations that back or even install ISIS and Al Qaeda...

British oil & gas industry forced to slash thousands more jobs

Britain’s oil and gas industry is set for further funding cuts and job losses despite the sector having already slashed its workforce by over...

Drilling begins at third Golan Heights oil exploration site

"We are very pleased with the progress of the work and the findings, which have thus far matched our expectations," said Afek Oil chief...
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Video: NATO could destroy ISIS Oil Tankers, Mosul HQ & Bank Accounts ‘in the...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED7eUTEk6ss&w=580&h=385] Press TV has conducted an interview with Tony Gosling, an investigative journalist in Tehran, to share his thoughts on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's...

UK’s biggest oil, gas engineering company eyes Iran’s market

Britain's largest oil and gas engineering company, Amec Foster Wheeler, has indicated its readiness to return to Iranian market as the outlook for the...
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Video: “Our Climate, Our Future”: As Obama Visits Arctic, Alaskans Urge Him to Reverse...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOm7vQpJb7A&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - Weeks after approving Shell's plans to drill in Alaska, President Obama is heading to the state to warn about the dangers...
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Video: OPEC pump fiction: Ecuador sells oil for less that it costs to produce

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dnDAw65dPk&w=580&h=385] World energy market is suffering from the worst oil price slump over the last 6 years. One of the OPEC group states -...
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Video: Beirut turmoil: ‘Lebanon on brink of new Arab spring’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmLToMO6pyc&w=580&h=385] It is the fourth night of unrest in Lebanon's capital Beirut. Started as demonstrations over a breakdown in the city's rubbish removal system,...