oil industry

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee will subpoena several companies to obtain documents as part of an ongoing probe into climate disinformation.
Three oil giants suffered separate blows in one day, marking what one analyst called “the start of a new era” for the industry.
In the 1970s, the EPA allowed chemical companies to dump toxic waste into the deep sea. Now, oil giants are drilling right on top of it.
Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) is known for using her whiteboard to take down powerful people on Capitol Hill, but she did not need it to bulldoze an oil executive.
The nonprofit consortium that oversees much of the nation's building codes just gave the construction and gas industries more control over the process.
While Biden’s support for transitioning away from fossil fuels might drive GOP attack ads, Trump’s record with oil workers isn’t what it seems.
An Unearthed and HuffPost investigation identified at least eight trade associations the companies failed to disclose in transparency reports.
But the industry’s political lobbying during the pandemic has been a smashing success.
"Deepwater Horizon is not the worst-case scenario,” one oceanographer warned.
About one-third of Los Angeles County residents live within a mile of a drilling rig. In this community, the oil drilling facility is just feet away.
Now she's being recognized as a Goldman Environmental Prize winner.
One speaker in the 2017 tape boasts of a petroleum group's links to David Bernhardt, who is now the acting Interior chief.
Newly released emails reveal the behind-the-scenes role played by retired Brig. Gen. Robert Crear at the Army Corps of Engineers.
The interior chief was so comfortable playing the part of an oil man he momentarily forgot he wasn't one.
A new batch of documents shows the oil giant had grasped the dangers of burning fossil fuels by the 1980s.
As climate litigation heats up, a judge's climate science tutorial puts the fossil fuel industry in an awkward position with the science deniers it once funded.
“The notion that we, tonight, after 60-plus years, would give up what is a biologically important area ... for what? For oil we don’t need?”
A new “superbody” assembly has been formed in Venezuela, taking power from its elected government. It’s feared President Nicolas Maduro will use the assembly to rewrite the constitution, to make himself a dictator.