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Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • Ethereal, 8-foot-long 'sea serpent' caught on video

    Ethereal, 8-foot-long 'sea serpent' caught on video
    Scientists have released video of an 8-foot-long, shimmering oarfish takenĀ  about 200 feet below the ocean surface -- and it is breathtaking. Elusive and alien-looking, the oarfish has a thin, eel-like body with squiggly iridescent markings that glow...
  • Review: 'Big Men' hits a gusher of oil and greed

    Review: 'Big Men' hits a gusher of oil and greed
    No single resource is more essential to modern life than oil, and no film offers a more incisive look at how the enormous wealth oil creates subverts the morality of individuals, corporations, even entire countries than Rachel Boynton's compelling...
  • 22 arrested during Keystone protest

    22 arrested during Keystone protest
    Twenty-two environmental activists who staged a sit-in to protest the expansion of the Keystone XL Pipeline that would bring crude oil from Canada to the United States were arrested as part of a planned protest this morning outside the State Department...
  • Indiana gives BP a pass on mercury

    Indiana gives BP a pass on mercury
    Faced with public outrage and congressional pressure, the oil company BP vowed six years ago to develop cutting-edge technology that could sharply reduce toxic mercury discharged into Lake Michigan by its massive refinery about 20 miles southeast of...
  • 710 Freeway fully open after big-rig tanker crash, fire

    710 Freeway fully open after big-rig tanker crash, fire
    The 710 Freeway in Commerce was fully open Monday morning following a fiery big rig tanker crash over the weekend. The freeway was open in both directions by 5:11 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. The big rig, carrying an estimated 8,...
  • Inflation remains in check as Fed considers reducing stimulus

    Inflation remains in check as Fed considers reducing stimulus
    WASHINGTON -- Prices surprisingly dipped in September, the first decline since the spring, indicating that inflation remains well in check as Federal Reserve policymakers meet to consider if they should reduce a key central bank stimulus effort. The...
  • Occidental Petroleum says third-quarter profit jumped 14%

    Occidental Petroleum says third-quarter profit jumped 14%
    Occidental Petroleum, one of the largest crude oil producers in the country, said third quarter earnings jumped more than 14% as domestic oil production increased and gas prices rose. The earnings report comes nearly two weeks after the Los Angeles...
  • On the Chicago Keystone Pipeline Protest

    On the Chicago Keystone Pipeline Protest
    On Wednesday, President Obama was in town for a fundraiser, and I headed down to the Hilton Chicago on South Michigan to cover the Keystone protest. A couple things: 1) It’s telling that despite the supposed scandals engulfing the president, I...
  • Torrance ExxonMobile refinery scare triggered by party balloon

    A wayward mylar balloon floated into Torrance power lines, forcing an oil refinery evacuation, a street closure and refinery employees to scan the surrounding community for emission leaks. The balloon triggered a voltage fluctuation at 9:16 a.m. from...
  • Navigating the shift to a stingier Fed

    After four years of providing trillions of dollars in cheap money to prop up the U.S. financial system and economy, the Federal Reserve has signaled that its generosity won't last forever. On the face of it, that ought to be good news: It means the...
  • U.S. Air Force to study drilling for oil off California coast

    U.S. Air Force to study drilling for oil off California coast
    The U.S. Air Force will consider leasing land on Vandenberg Air Force Base for private companies to extract offshore oil and gas from the central California coast, officials said Wednesday. The proposal would allow oil companies to use onshore equipment...