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ISIS Oil Revenue: Islamic State Makes Money By Selling Gas To Bashar Assad, New BBC2 Documentary Claims
Business  (tags: oil, Islamic State, ISIS, Syria, Bashar Assad, cash )

Kathryn
- 11 days ago - ibtimes.com
They are bitter enemies on the battlefield, but the Islamic State group and the Syrian government are willing partners in the marketplace. ISIS is trading oil from land it has seized in Syria to Syrian President Bashar AssadâEUR(TM)s government for cash.
A Drop in the Ocean: Recovery Projects Worth $134 Million Proposed for BP Oil Spill
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Corporate news, Ecology, Law, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 11 days ago - rt.com
Officials overseeing the cleanup of the Gulf of Mexico have proposed 10 new recovery projects, worth $134 million. The funds are part of a $1 billion fund set aside by BP to deal with the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the worst oil spill in US history.
Texas Pushes Forward With Bill That Would Ban Fracking Ban
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Fracking, Law, Oil, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 14 days ago - rt.com
The Texas state House of Representatives has passed a bill that would block cities in Texas from banning the controversial oil and gas exploration method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
To Frack or Not to Frack?
Offbeat  (tags: fracking, energy industry, water pollution, natural gas, oil )

Ray
- 17 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Supporters of fracking say it could be the future of the energy industry in the UK, allowing more access to natural gas and oil than ever before.
Edisons Bright Idea - The Inventor Wished The Sun Could Power His Inventions
Science & Tech  (tags: Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, solar energy, oil, coal, inventors )

Dandelion
- 32 days ago - ips-dc.org
I would put my money on the sun and solar energy, Edison told Ford and Harvey Firestone, another enterprising inventor. What a source of power! I hope we do not have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.
Most Americans Still Back Nuclear Power, See Future in Solar âEUR" Poll
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Gas, Natural resources, Oil, Resources, Shale, USA )

Ray
- 34 days ago - rt.com
Americans are increasingly looking to solar and wind energy for the future, but most of them still support nuclear energy, a new Gallup poll shows. Overall support for oil and natural gas exploration has dropped, due to divided opinions on fracking.
How Important Is The Sunni-Shiite Divide In The Middle East?
Business  (tags: world, Middle-East, oil, oil pipelines, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Sunnis, Shites, money, politics, law, government, news )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - ibtimes.com
Amid escalating conflict in Yemen and battles in Iraq and Syria, many wonder how the Middle East became seeded with such conflict. One argument frequently made is that of a sectarian division between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.
Proposed 5-Year Offshore Drilling Plan - US Residents Have Only Until March 30 to Comment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Offshore Drilling Plan, The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, oil, fracking, comment, government regulations )

Dandelion
- 46 days ago - blog.skytruth.org
Read the information, look at the charts, then go to the bottom of the article and click on the live link to submit your comment to The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. If the people do not speak out you better believe the Oil and Fracking Industry is.
Virunga Mountain Gorillas Under Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Oil )

Ray
- 50 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has told the BBC the country is looking to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park.
ExxonMobil's NAFTA Win Over Oil R&D Called 'Corporate Bullying'
Business  (tags: NAFTA, corporate bullying, oil, energy, law, International Centre for Settlement of I, Newfoundland, Exxon Mobil, Murphy Oil )

Lynn
- 57 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes made the decision through a recent tribunal, about three years after the two U.S. companies had successfully argued their NAFTA challenge. . .NAFTA
ISIL Now Eyes Libyan Oil
World  (tags: ISIL, ISIS, Islamic State, Islamicists, Extremists, Terrorism, Libya, Oil )

Brian
- 63 days ago - aaenergyterminal.com
ISIL has been focusing its attacks on Libyan oil facilities in recent weeks
I-Wonder: How Did Oil Come to Run Our World?
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Oil, Environment, Business )

Ray
- 66 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Oil dominates every aspect of our lives. It fuels our cars, it is used in the production of our plastic goods, the electricity for our homes and factories and can even be found in the fertiliser for the soil in which our food grows.
After Latest US Oil Train Disaster, Expert Says Tens of Millions Living Inside Blast Zone
Environment  (tags: pipelines, trains, oil, derailment, explosions, oil industry, lobbyist )

Dandelion
- 74 days ago - commondreams.org
We need to be moving away from production, transportation and use of fossil fuels, periodâEUR"if we want a livable planet, that is. The oil industry wants both trains and pipelines to move its product to market at lowest cost possible but a high cost to us.
 

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