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Alaska initiative to protect wild salmon could kill off a massive open-pit mine
Proposition 1 would protect rivers the salmon need to spawn but the oil, gas, and mining industries say it would make new projects a "deal killer."
Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency Are Saving Nigeria’s Polluted Niger Delta Region
A new initiative wants to transform locals from an economic prisoners into sustainable entrepreneurs.
Much of the World Is Still Subsidizing Gas Prices Like 'Climate Change LOL'
According to a new report, the gas tax global mean fell 13.3 percent between 2003 and 2015.
Disturbing Photos of American Oilfields Look Like Abstract Expressionism
Using satellite imagery Mishka Henner's '18 Pumpjacks' turns the oil industry into abstract art.
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."
Fort McMurray Residents Remain Displaced as Fire Pushes North
Estimates put the oil industry at a $770 million loss, and more evacuations have been ordered as the fire moves north.
The Internet of Things Is Making Oil Production Vulnerable to Hacking
"What we’re seeing is a real revolution taking place inside all manufacturing types, especially oil and gas."
Mexico Finally Opens Auction for Private Oil Exploration, But Gets Few Takers
Mexico's government for years touted the eventual opening up of its national oil industry to private money. But in its first gamble, it auctioned off only two out of 14 exploration fields, a disappointing result.
Blood and Oil: Displaced Yazidi Refugees Making a Dangerous Living in Northern Iraq
Sebastian Meyer profiles a family of displaced Yazidis refugees in northern Iraq who make a potentially lethal living running a small oil refinery.
Crime & Drugs
How Big Oil Became the Perfect Fuel for Corruption
The oil industry is changing, with a whole host of new players jumping on board to profit from the dirty money the trade so easily provides.
Is the Keystone Pipeline Irrelevant?
Sneaky moves by the oil industry have probably made the contentious pipeline superfluous.
The $36B Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger and the Glut Shrinking the Oil Industry
The US shale drilling boom has led to global glut of oil and low prices, and could signal an expensive future.