If you are interested in a better understanding of the energy industry, those for whom this site was founded oh so long ago, it’s very irritating to have your head bashed around by waves of statistics from experts that make seldom-corroborated predictions. More often than not the numbers are used to stun opponents or act […]
Why are big European oil companies urging action on climate change? What are they selling now, bananas?
Europe’s biggest oil companies recently vomited forth a joint statement professing grave concern for the environment, and throwing in for free a lecture on the need for better planning to deal with it. I wish I was making this stuff up but I lack the imagination. Maybe Sepp Blatter is calling the shots, lord knows […]
On May 19, several hundred barrels of oil leaked out of a Plains All American Pipeline pipeline (no easy way around that grammatical pig) and found its way down into the Pacific Ocean near Santa Barbara, California. The situation remains totally not funny despite the droll PR campaign that was professionally and promptly put into […]