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Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: The Tyee

The industry is setting off quakes from Texas to the Netherlands

Posted on: Apr 15, 2013, Source: The Tyee

‚ÄčTea Party activists, environmentalists and petrolistas now condemn the industry in equal measure, but is there more to the story?

Posted on: Mar 6, 2013, Source: The Tyee

'Gassed' by oil sands operations, families say they've been forced to evacuate.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source: The Tyee

In an attempt to meet unrealistic financial production targets (and please Wall Street), the industry drove natural gas prices to uneconomic lows in recent years.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: The Tyee

TransCanada is trying to get its Keystone XL pipeline approved, but a whistleblower is raising the alarm.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2011, Source: The Tyee

Charlie Hall champions a revolutionary idea known as "energy return on energy invested." Every plant, animal and human civilization lives by EROI, he explains.

Posted on: May 29, 2011, Source: The Tyee

We're the slave masters of energy-driven gadgets that replace human labor. But don't count on it sticking around.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2010, Source: The Tyee

Matt Simmons didn't let the money, bullshit or arrogance surrounding the oil industry cloud his judgment.