Subject:

Oil Production and Refining

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Facebook Pisses-Off Local Environmentalists With Keystone XL Ads

    If it's not breast-feeding mommies, then it's pipeline-hating enviros going after Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook. Today, Bay Area activists who are "mystified and angered" by recent TV ads in favor of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will descend on Facebook's global headquarters to launch the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Boycott of Alberta Urged By San Francisco's 'Corporate Ethics.' Canadians Pissed, Eh?

    That's not maple syrup​Corporate Ethics International, a rabble-rousing San Francisco environmental nonprofit, on Thursday launched a campaign urging a boycott of Alberta in protest of the Canadian province's oil sands petroleum extraction project. The group has erected a billboard in Seattle comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Boxer, Feinstein to Call for Permanent Moratorium on Offshore Oil Drilling

    Good riddance? ​California Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein -- along with their counterparts from both Oregon and Washington -- will tomorrow officially introduce legislation calling for a permanent ban on oil drilling off the West Coast, Boxer's office has told SF Weekly. The call for a m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Industrial Corn's Solution for Gulf Oil Spill? Create Bigger Nitrogen Dead Zone!

    AP News/NASANitrogen-filled sediment flowing from the Mississippi into the Gulf, as seen from space.​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Shucked: Grist's Tom Philpott registers outrage ― outrage! ― in Big Corn's positioning re: the Gulf oil oil spill. Philpott, take it away: As if being b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 29, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    June 21, 2006

    Shark Bites

    JAWS Unleashed is as sloppy as it is gory

  • News

    April 25, 2001

    Russian Roulette

    The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is serving as cover for massive oil drilling that could wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.

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