User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
Last updated: May 30 2015 06:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Saudi Arabia: outta gas 27.5.2015 Financial Times: Energy
The kingdom has its own energy problem to fix
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Why India is captured by carbon - The Guardian 27.5.2015 google news
Why India is captured by carbon The Guardian Even with stringent policy action to increase the deployment of renewables and increase energy efficiency, “coal use is projected by all but one study to be more than two times current levels”. (Although India has a small nuclear industry – which ...
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Artists recreate iconic painting with landscape ravaged by oil to protest Arctic exploration – big picture 26.5.2015 Guardian: Environment

British art collective Kennardphillipps have reimagined the bucolic US artwork Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth to show how it would look after an oil spill, as part of a Greenpeace video campaign against Shell’s exploration of the Arctic


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Making films can be disruptive: Rose Byrne 26.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of ' Making films can be disruptive: Rose Byrne ' at newkerala.com.
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Oil company bosses' bonuses linked to $1tn spending on extracting fossil fuels 26.5.2015 Guardian: Environment

ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, Total and BP pour funding into projects to unlock oil reserves – despite scientists warning they will lead to climate change disaster

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Protester leaves Shell ship after hanging on since Friday 25.5.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of an Arctic oil-drilling support ship in Bellingham since Friday night has ended her protest, asking for help to get down.
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One of two Shell protesters leaves Arctic oil exploration ship in Washington state 25.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
  • Matt Fuller gives up environmental protest in Bellingham Bay
  • Chiara D’Angelo still attached to anchor chain of Arctic Challenger vessel

One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel on Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off north-western Alaska.

Protester Matt Fuller requested help getting down from the Arctic Challenger in Bellingham Bay about 4.30am, and the coast guard said it obliged.

Related: Shell's Arctic oil exploration rig draws hundreds in protest at Seattle port

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Syrian air force strikes IS targets in Palmyra 25.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of ' Syrian air force strikes IS targets in Palmyra ' at newkerala.com.
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Nation Briefs 25.5.2015 Durango Herald
One Arctic drilling protester battles onSEATTLE – One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the...
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For L.A. oil site's neighbors, a sense of more trouble wafting their way 25.5.2015 LA Times: Opinion
When the winds blew a certain way, Don Martin said he could smell from his Jefferson Park apartment the pungent odors coming from the Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas oil site.
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BP would need to bring equipment from Texas to contain South Australia oil spill 25.5.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Internal documents show BP would have to transport a containment response system 14,000km in the event of a spill in the Great Australian Bight

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Anti-drilling activist helped off Shell ship in Bellingham Sunday 25.5.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
An anti-drilling activist who had suspended himself from the anchor chain of a Shell Oil ship in Bellingham Bay returned to shore Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard says. A second activist is still secured to the chain.
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Growth at all costs: climate change, fossil fuel subsidies and the Treasury 24.5.2015 Guardian: Environment

The UK oil and gas industry receives huge government subsidy, while support for renewable energy is cut. Is Treasury control of Whitehall fuelling a shortsighted economic agenda?

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IS kills 400 Syrians in Unesco-listed city 24.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of ' IS kills 400 Syrians in Unesco-listed city ' at newkerala.com.
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California oil spill despoils coastline in tar-blackened reprise of 1960s disaster 24.5.2015 Guardian: Environment

An area known as the Galápagos of the north is again mired in foul-smelling black goo as newer operators exploit depleted oil resources amid patchy regulation

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Chief of Shell’s Arctic drilling program searches for ‘the prize’ 24.5.2015 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Shell’s Ann Pickard says an offshore oil find in the remote Chukchi Sea could eventually yield 1 million barrels of oil daily, and she insists the company has learned from its messy Arctic exploration effort in 2012.
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Interior secretary: Conservation fund threatened by argument over use 24.5.2015 Washington Post
A government fund that has helped preserve some of the nation’s most iconic parks — from Gettysburg’s battlefields to the Everglades and the Appalachian Trail — could disappear as early as fall because of a congressional dispute over how the program’s revenue should be spent, U.S. officials warn.Read full article ...
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2 people chained to Shell ship north of Seattle 24.5.2015 AP National
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state....
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What killed the Gulf of Mexico dolphins? 24.5.2015 CNN: Top Stories
In a photo, a man holds a handwritten sign identifying a dead dolphin lying on a Louisiana beach. Researchers have snapped many such photos, trying to figure out what killed an unusually high number of the sea mammals in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Woman chains herself to Shell ship in protest at Arctic oil exploration 23.5.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
  • Activist Chiara Rose attaches herself to Arctic Challenger north of Seattle
  • Coast guard has no plans to remove protester but impounds support vessels

Related: Shell's Arctic oil exploration rig draws hundreds in protest at Seattle port

The coast guard says it has no plans to remove a woman who has chained herself to the Arctic Challenger, a support ship for Royal Dutch Shell’s exploratory oil drilling plans.

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