Oil

tech-science

Scientists Found a Hidden 'Jurassic World' Buried Underneath Australia

The subterranean remains of 100 volcanoes formed some 180 million years ago were detected under a major petroleum hotspot.
Becky Ferreira
8.14.19
gas prices

You Don't Have to Drive to Care About Oil Prices

The Real Reason Gas Prices are Lower Right Now
Anne Gaviola
11.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Oil Industry Spent Millions to Kill an Anti-Pollution Measure

BP America, Chevron USA, and the Koch brothers were among those who spent $31 billion to defeat the ballot initiative.
VICE Staff
11.13.18
energy politics

Judge halts construction of Keystone XL pipeline

A U.S. court blocked Trump's presidential permit, saying environmental analysis fell short of a ‘hard look’.
Hilary Beaumont
11.9.18
Oil

Canada has now officially bought the Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion

But the multi-billion expansion has hit a huge roadblock.
Hilary Beaumont
8.30.18
politics

Buying the Trans-Mountain Pipeline Seems Like a Bad Idea

With a $4.5-billion purchase, Justin Trudeau is an oil man now.
Drew Brown
5.29.18
Kinder Morgan pipeline

Trudeau government silent on risk from Trans Mountain protests

Finance minister promises to bankroll project, but ignores questions about opposition on the ground
Hilary Beaumont
5.16.18
Opinion

RCMP files say "violent aboriginal extremists" are undermining pipeline plans

This is what Carleton University researchers learned from police documents on government surveillance of Indigenous activists.
Jeffrey Monaghan
Andrew Crosby
5.4.18
environment

Why First Nation chiefs sign Trans Mountain pipeline deals

While Kinder Morgan equates benefit agreements to consent, chiefs say they are not.
Hilary Beaumont
5.3.18
Keystone XL

The Keystone Pipeline oil spill was nearly twice as big as TransCanada said

Over 400,000 gallons according to a federal investigation of the spill in South Dakota farmland.
Sarah Sax
4.11.18
Russian sanctions

Trump just hit Russian oligarchs with the most aggressive sanctions yet

The mega-wealthy oligarchs are seen as close to the Kremlin but not actually members of President Vladimir Putin’s government.
Greg Walters
4.6.18
environmental crimes

Husky Energy is on trial for spilling 225,000 litres of oil into a river

The company could face a fine of $1 million and other charges during a court battle in Saskatchewan.
Chris Arsenault
3.29.18
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