DRILLING

National Monuments

The four national monuments still on Trump’s chopping block

Alexa Liautaud
12.4.17
zombie oil

The US Is Paying Big Oil to Keep Fossil Fuels Profitable

Subsidies are keeping “zombie energy” alive.
Stephen Leahy
10.3.17
advocacy

The Rundown

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
4.28.17
Donald Trump

Trump’s Secretary of State Pick and Putin Want to Drill for Oil in the Arctic

ExxonMobil has lost at least $1 billion in Arctic drilling investments due to Obama’s sanctions on Russia.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.11.16
earth

These Scientists Say the US Should Ban Offshore Arctic Drilling Forever

The Obama Administration recently restricted all offshore Arctic drilling till at least 2022, but some scientists think it should never happen.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.28.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Obama Moved to Block Oil Drilling in the Arctic Ocean

The US Department of the Interior has placed the Arctic Ocean off-limits for oil or gas drilling, setting up another obstacle for Trump's energy prospects.
VICE Staff
11.18.16
ICELAND

Iceland’s Plan to Get Energy from Hot Magma Is Really Cool

The Iceland Deep Drilling Project is tapping into magma three miles underground, hoping to harness super-powerful energy.
Sarah Emerson
10.21.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

One-third of voters say the debates will influence how they'll vote, the mayor lifts the curfew in Charlotte as protests continue, golf legend Arnold Palmer has died at 87, and more.
VICE Staff
9.26.16
Money

Lower oil prices aren't helping some American workers

The oil business has also been one of the few bright spots in recent years when it comes to creating good-paying jobs for Americans without college educations.
Matt Phillips
9.6.16
Donald Trump

Why Voters Should Be Concerned About Clinton’s Environmental Promises

A fact check of Clinton’s speeches exposes contradictions between what she says and how she votes.
Sarah Emerson
8.16.16
Canada

How to Make a Hardware Store Drill Into a Surgical Tool

This attachment turns your everyday drill into a surgical tool.
Kate Lunau
7.21.16
Stuff

What It's Like Working on an Offshore Oil Rig as a Woman

"They just work you until you're broken and then you're done. It's very high turnover. It gets to a point where you weigh up your odds."
Chelsea McIver
6.24.16
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