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Texas Oil Co Fined Millions for Fouling Wyoming Waters

Texas Oil Co Fined Millions for Fouling Wyoming Waters

  CHEYENNE, Wyoming, February 15, 2021 (ENS) – A settlement has been reached between the U.S. government and the oil and gas company Fleur de Lis Energy, which has agreed to pay $1.9 million for violating the Clean Water Act in Wyoming....

 

Paradise Closing: Oil Drilling Begins in Okavango Delta

Paradise Closing: Oil Drilling Begins in Okavango Delta

  WINDHOEK, Namibia, February 1, 2021 (ENS) – The fate of one of Africa‚Äôs most valuable ecosystems will depend on results from wells being drilled deep into the bedrock beneath the Kalahari Desert of northern Namibia and Botswana...

 

Oil and Gas Firms Take Initiative on Methane Emissions

Oil and Gas Firms Take Initiative on Methane Emissions

  NEW YORK, New York, December 6, 2020 (ENS) – Major players in the oil and gas industry such as Shell, BP and Total have agreed to report emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane with a new, much higher level of transparency....

 

Trump vs Biden: Environment in the Final Debate

Trump vs Biden: Environment in the Final Debate

  NASHVILLE, Tennessee, October 23, 2020 (ENS) – Republican President Donald Trump and his challenger in the November 3 election former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, faced off in their second and final...

 

Trump Rude, Biden Cool in First Presidential Debate

Trump Rude, Biden Cool in First Presidential Debate

  CLEVELAND, Ohio, September 30, 2020 (ENS) – Climate change and environmental protection were two of the many flashpoints during the first 2020 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden...

 

Montana Court Vacates 278 BLM Oil and Gas Leases

Montana Court Vacates 278 BLM Oil and Gas Leases

  GREAT FALLS, Montana, May 5, 2020 (ENS) – Montana landowners, farmers, and conservation groups have won a victory in their effort to protect local groundwater and the climate. A federal judge has ruled that the Bureau of Land Management,...

 

Pandemic Shock to Energy Industry Greatest in 70 Years

Pandemic Shock to Energy Industry Greatest in 70 Years

  PARIS, France, May 4, 2020 (ENS) – The global COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted the global economy, forcing large parts of the world into confinement and “creating the largest shock to the global energy system in more...

 
 
 
 

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