News tagged with oil companies

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 ...

dateMay 07, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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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 ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Economics & Business
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BP executive defends spill response tactics

A BP executive who led the company's efforts to halt its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico testified Tuesday that his decisions were guided by the principle that they shouldn't do anything that ...

dateOct 02, 2013 in Environment
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