• New Oil and Gas Pipelines Could Pose a Serious Threat to Canada’s North West

    “This is not a feasible project. There’s too much opposition to it and we’re really not willing to risk our territories, our waters, for projects that aren’t even economically sound."

  • Oil and War

    This is chapter nine of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus-word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. You can skip ahead and read the full text here or <a href...

  • Crude Journalism

    In 2012, an explosion at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California, sent 15,000 people to the hospital. This year, the multi-national energy corporation funded the Richmond Standard, an online local newspaper that is decidedly positive...

  • Hell Will Freeze Over Before Chevron Pays for Pollution

    When 30,000 Ecuadorian villagers sued Chevron for devastating the Amazon with 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater, the US-based oil giant’s reply was simple: "We will fight the lawsuit until hell freezes over,” said a representative. “And then fight...

  • Romanians Are Fighting Fracking on Horseback

    Zîna Domintean says riot cops beat her up and choked her with the Romanian flag while trying to clear the way for a shale gas fracking operation.

  • Romanian Villagers Managed to Keep Fracking Out of Their Backyard

    Last week, 600 angry farmers from the village of Pungeşti protested to stall the Chevron bulldozers heading for their land, and they won at least a temporary victory when the company decided to delay operations in the area.