News tagged with oil companies

Little spent on oil spill cleanup technology

(AP) -- While oil companies have spent billions of dollars to drill deeper and farther out to sea, relatively little money and research have gone into finding new, improved ways to respond to oil spills in ...

Jun 26, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 1

Oil self-regulates around globe

(AP) -- The U.S. government is not alone in ceding responsibility to the oil industry for the design of key safety features on offshore rigs, a trend coming under scrutiny worldwide following the deadly blowout ...

May 20, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 2

Renewable oil companies

The entry of oil companies into the realm of renewable energy could present major obstacles for the development of a sustainable economy that is not based on carbon resources, according to a report in the International Jo ...

Feb 05, 2010 1.4 / 5 (9) 3

How much oil have we used?

Estimates of how much crude oil we have extracted from the planet vary wildly. Now, UK researchers have published a new estimate in the International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology that suggests we ...

May 07, 2009 2.7 / 5 (19) 9