Fossil Fuel Industry News

» United States, Saudi Arabia and Russia Find Agreement on Oil Policy
By Clifford Krauss, New York Times
June 13, 2018

» Court again saves towns from Legislature
By The Editorial Board, The Times-Tribune (PA)
June 12, 2018

» DNC Quietly Adopts Ban On Fossil Fuel Company Donations
The move is a step toward purging oil, gas and coal industry influence on the Democratic Party’s climate policies.
By Alexander C. Kaufman, HuffPost
June 12, 2018

» End of the ‘gas rush?’ Renewables, storage reaching cost parity, report finds
As battery costs decline, researchers say localized portfolios of clean energy could challenge gas plant investments.
By Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive
June 11, 2018

» Fracking is damned by international tribunal
By Rob Edwards, The Herald (Scotland)
June 10, 2018

» The Resource Curse of Appalachia
By Eliza Griswold, New York Times Opinion
June 9, 2018

» An Oil Auction Provides Brazil a Needed Boost
By Vinod Sreeharsha, New York Times
June 7, 2018

» State legislators ask feds to support ethane storage hub in Pennsylvania
Stephen Huba,
June 5, 2018

» Reliance on fossil fuels could cause global economic crisis within decades
By Sami Grover, Treehugger
June 5, 2018

» ‘Carbon bubble’ could spark global financial crisis, study warns
By Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent, The Guardian
June 4, 2018

» UK Worst of G7 Countries for ‘Hiding’ Fossil Fuel Subsidies — Report
By Chloe Farand, DeSmog UK
June 4, 2018

» Bailing Out the Coal Industry Will Hurt Consumers
By Jeff Nesbit, New York Times Opinion
June 4, 2018

» Trump Orders a Lifeline for Struggling Coal and Nuclear Plants
By Brad Plumer, New York Times
June 1, 2018

» Breathtaking Power Grab: Trump Orders Uneconomical Coal and Nuclear Plants Not to Close, Lays Plans for Taxpayers to Bail Out Coal and Nuclear Industry
Statement of Tyson Slocum, Director, Public Citizen’s Energy Program
June 1, 2018

» Trump Prepares Lifeline for Money-Losing Coal Plants
By Jennifer A Dlouhy, Bloomberg
May 31, 2018, Updated on June 1, 2018

» In Colorado, a Fracking Boom and a Population Explosion Collide
By Julie Turkewitz, New York Times
May 31, 2018

» Why natural gas’ reign may come to a quick end
By Michael Donohue, Utility Dive (Opinion)
May 31, 2018

» Say Hello to Justin Trudeau, the World’s Newest Oil Executive
By Bill McKibben, Guardian UK
May 30, 2018

» No LNG in PVD! demands representation for Environmental Justice communities on the CRMC
Steve Ahlquist, Uprise RI
May 30, 2018

» How the fossil fuel industry drums up grassroots support
By Greta Jochem,
May 29, 2018

» Halliburton and Saudi Aramco Reach Deal to Increase Gas Output
By Clifford Krauss, New York Times
May 28, 2018

» Private Equity’s Big Bet on Cheap Gas-Fired Plants Has Gone Awry
By Naureen S Malik and Brian Eckhouse, Bloomberg
May 23, 2018

» Maintaining America’s Fleet Of Coal And Nuclear Plants Is ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY For Energy Security
Keith J. Rothfus and David B. McKinley (Members, US House of Representatives), The Daily Caller Op-Ed
May 23, 2018

» Spurred by Hotter Weather, Natural Gas Futures Rally Sharply
By Jeremiah Shelor, Natural Gas Intel
May 22, 2018

» The ‘Rush To Gas’ Will Strand Billions As Renewables Get Cheaper, Study Says
Jeff McMahon, Contributor – Forbes
May 21, 2018

» U.S. EIA: Northeast Region Slated For Record Natural Gas Pipeline Buildout In 2018
PA Environment Digest Blog
May 18, 2018

» How Trump’s EPA Is Moving to Undo Fracking Wastewater Protections
By Sharon Kelly, DeSmog
May 11, 2018

» Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Consumption in New England
Fact Sheet on Key Regional Statistics and Trends
Acadia Center
May 8, 2018

» As Rest of World Moves Towards Renewables, US Keeps Offering Exclusive Tax Breaks for Fossil Fuels
By Sharon Kelly, DeSmog
May 6, 2018

» How Wall Street Enabled the Fracking ‘Revolution’ That’s Losing Billions
By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog
May 4, 2018

» Actors were paid to support Entergy’s power plant at New Orleans City Council meetings
By Michael Isaac Stein, Contributing writer, The Lens
May 4, 2018

» How big can New England’s regional cap-and-trade program get?
New numbers prove it works and New Jersey and Virginia want in. Who’s next?
Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive
May 1, 2018

» Oil, gas exploration move a ‘kick in the guts’ for Taranaki – mayor
Radio New Zealand
April 12, 2018

» Are New Pipeline Infrastructure Projects Doomed?
By Brigham A. McCown, Contributor, Forbes Magazine
April 4, 2018

» Cyberattack Shows Vulnerability of Gas Pipeline Network
By Clifford Krauss, New York Times
April 4, 2018

» NETL Study Highlights the Importance of Coal for Power Generation During “Bomb Cyclone” Power Demands
US Office of Fossil Energy,
March 27, 2018

» Judge: Trump Admin. Must Consider Climate Change in Major Drilling and Mining Lease Plan
The plan covers 15 million acres in the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming. The ruling on it is the latest to cite risks of fossil fuels and global warming.
By Neela Banerjee, Inside Climate News
March 26, 2018

» EIA: Gas generation dropped 7.7% in 2017 while coal declined 2.5%
By Robert Walton, Utility Dive
March 20, 2018

» ‘Keep It In the Ground’ Approach to Fossil Fuels on US Public Lands Would Cut Climate Emissions, Study Confirms
By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog
February 26, 2018

» Trump to repeal Obama fracking rule
By Timothy Cama, The Hill
December 28, 2017

» Citing Recent Keystone Spill, Federal Court Orders Additional Measures to Reduce Spill Risks from Dakota Access Pipeline
by EarthJustice
December 4, 2017

» Massachusetts Campaign Raises Voice in Turbulent Northeast
By Jeff Awalt, Executive Editor, Pipeline & Gas Journal
December 2017

» Climate activists delay U.S. gas pipeline approvals: regulator
by Timothy Gardner, Reuters
November 30, 2017

» Gas rush: FERC’s pipeline approvals underline persisting controversy over permitting
by Gavin Bade, Utility Dive
November 28, 2017

» The next plastics boom could be around the corner
By Bill Wood, Plastics News
July 11, 2017 Updated 7/11/2017

» Wall Street Cash Pumps Up Oil Production Even as Prices Sag
One analyst cites ‘insufficient discrimination on the part of sources of capital’
By Bradley Olson and Alison Sider, The Wall Street Journal
July 7, 2017

» The Radical Rockefeller Campaign Against Pipelines
by Natural Gas Now Guest Blogger, Jim Willis – Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN)
June 13, 2017

» Kinder Morgan: Why You Should Avoid It
Seeking Alpha
June 15, 2017

» Oil’s pipeline to America’s schools: Inside the fossil-fuel industry’s not-so-subtle push into K-12 education
by Jie Jenny Zou, Pulic Integrity
June 15, 2017

» Fake Grassroots Group Launched by Natural Gas Industry to Counter Pipeline Protests
by Lorraine Show, EcoWatch
June 12, 2017

» “Alternative” Climate Science Is Being Mailed to Teachers Nationwide
by Zahra Hirji, BuzzFeed News
June 7, 2017

» Big Oil Is Betting on Plastics. It May Be a Risky Bet.
By Amy Myers Jaffe, Wall Street Journal
May 23, 2017

» The US has one inspector for every 5,000 miles of pipeline—or twice the length of the country, each
by Zoë Schlanger, Quartz Media
March 10, 2017

» Millennials are Changing Industry: Food, Advertising, and Packaging
by Comar
November 29, 2016

» Plastics Market Worth $654.38 Billion By 2020
by Grand View Research, Inc.
July 6, 2015

» Burning Question: What Would Life Be Like Without the Halliburton Loophole?      By Susan Phillips, State Impact / NPR
December 5, 2011