The U.S. Trade and Development Agency launched the U.S. Gas Infrastructure Exports Initiative designed to connect American companies to new export opportunities across the gas value chain in emerging economies.
excerpted from Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment by Wenonah Hauter, out now from the New Press.
Stifling heat and the fumes spewing from bumper-to-bumper SUVs and large luxury vehicles hit me in the face as I walked out of the airport in Dubai. Back in 2012, I was visiting one of the least sustainable cities on Earth, attending the industry-sponsored Global Water: Oil and Gas Summit, which featured representatives from Shell, Saudi Aramco, and Conoco-Phillips as speakers. Dubai was a fitting location for the bizarre grouping of polluters, resource extractors, and opportunists to meet and discuss the best way to divvy up and profit from using the world’s water for oil and gas development.
25 Jan. 2016
A company that wants to drill for oil in County Antrim will now not have to start work within weeks after the terms of its licence were varied. Continue reading
InfraStrata announces positive test results at Islandmagee-1 well, Northern Ireland
The costs of this 2015 work programme are being funded 50% by the European Commission under their Connecting Europe Facility.
Oil and Gas Industry-Funded Website FrackFeed.com Off to Shaky Start
FrackFeed.com is a new oil and gas industry-supported website whose mission is to challenge the negative public perception of fracking. That’s a tall order since public awareness and opposition to fracking is growing following the passage of a fracking ban in Denton, Texas, as well as a de-facto ban in New York and other high-profile efforts to protect public safety and water supplies by limiting or outright stopping the risky shale extraction technique in communities worldwide.
17 October 2012