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Kochs and ALEC Behind Criminalization of Dissent Bills in Five States
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Iowa, Ohio, Oklahoma,Wyoming, Minnesota and Louisiana have introduced or passed legislation to criminalize environmental dissent. There is evidence that bill mill organizations such as ALEC and the bipartisan group Council of State Governments (CSG) had t ...[Read more]
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Latin America Mexico Rejects US Oil Sanctions on Venezuela
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Mexican energy secretary Pedro Joaquin Coldwell said today that Mexico won't impose oil sanctions on Venezuela, because of the negative impact this would represent on the country's population and the Caribbean. This comes after US Secretary of State Rex T ...[Read more]
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Giant oil field discovered in China with over billion tons of reserves
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“Nearly 1.24 billion tons of crude have been found so far with about 520 million tons of proven reserves,” officials at the state’s company subsidiary PetroChina told the media. The company stressed the discovery came after ten years of geological e ...[Read more]
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World’s Largest Investment Fund to Exit Oil Stocks
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Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund, the largest investment portfolio on the planet by a wide margin, is set to divest any and all interests in the extraction, processing and sale of fossil fuels, an announcement that has stunned financial markets around the g ...[Read more]
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The House of Saud bows to the House of Putin
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The House of Saud was horrified by Russia’s successful campaign to prevent regime change in Syria. Moscow was solidifying its alliance with Tehran. Hawks in the Obama administration were imposing on Saudi Arabia a strategy of keeping oil prices down to ...[Read more]
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Oil Leak in Alaska’s Beluga Whales Habitat Could Threaten Species on the Brink
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An underwater crude oil pipeline in Alaska sprung a leak on Monday, in the middle of a habitat for the critically endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale population. The company that owns the pipeline, Hilcorp Energy, claims that fewer than 10 gallons of oil e ...[Read more]
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Monster oil & gas deposits discovered in Iran – local media reports
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Iran has found a dozen new oil fields that could produce 30 billion barrels of crude and 128 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, according to Press TV quoting officials in Tehran. Iranian oil output is about four million barrels per day (bpd), of which ab ...[Read more]
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Trump’s plan to seize Iraq’s oil: ‘It’s not stealing, we’re reimbursing ourselves’
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At a forum hosted by NBC on 7 September, Trump suggested oil seizure would have been a way to pay for the Iraq war, saying: “We go in, we spend $3tn, we lose thousands and thousands of lives, and then … what happens is we get nothing. You know, it use ...[Read more]
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