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Halliburton admits Gulf data charge

Halliburton admits Gulf data charge | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Halliburton Energy Services has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the US Department of Justice has said. Federal officials said tha...
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Shell law operating in Broadhaven Bay- Update

Shell 'safety' boat sinks kayak while detaining others on Broadhaven Bay. One must question whose law operates in Broadhaven Bay Irish state law or Shell Law http://www.facebook.com/awakening.irela...
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Safe sex in Nigeria -Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Safe sex in Nigeria  -Royal Dutch Shell plc .com | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Safe sex in Nigeria By John Donovan   Tom Mayne of Global Witness, an NGO, has followed the case closely; he believes things were structured this way so that Shell and ENI could obscure their ...
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How Shell collaborated in the Nazi annexation of Austria and Czechoslovakia

How Shell collaborated in the Nazi annexation of Austria and Czechoslovakia | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
From time to time we like to highlight events from the long often-dark history of Royal Dutch Shell. We have previously published evidence that Shell conspired directly with Hitler, financed the Na...
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Fracking Free Ireland - Keep the frogs in and the frackers out!

Fracking Free Ireland -  Keep the frogs in and the frackers out! | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
You Drank Your Water - Postcard Campaign by North West Network Against Fracking The government has said that there will be no fracking until the next EPA study is completed, not until at least 2014...
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Caleb Charland-- Artistic Scientist Generates Electricity from Different Foods

Caleb Charland-- Artistic Scientist Generates Electricity from Different Foods | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Artistic Scientist Generates Electricity from Different Foods Orange Battery Back to Light is a creatively scientific series by photographer Caleb Charland that explores the naturally electrifying ...
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Laugh With the Koch Brothers

Laugh With the Koch Brothers | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Laugh with the Koch brothers Charles Koch “Our vision controls the way we think and, therefore, the way we act … the vision we have of our jobs determines what we do and the opportunities we see or...
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When it comes to climate change, Shell is backing the wrong horse

When it comes to climate change, Shell is backing the wrong horse | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Opinion: Shell, with its enthusiastic embrace of fracking, has a credibility problem ‘Shell faces up to climate change challenge” ran the headline in this paper last week. I wish it were true but t...
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Minister calls shale gas a “game changer” for Ireland

Minister calls shale gas a “game changer” for Ireland | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
This article is a  good indication of  where our Government stands on Fracking The Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte called the advent of unconventional gas a “game changer” wh...
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SHELL SPONSORED CORRUPTION OF THE IRISH POLICE

SHELL SPONSORED CORRUPTION OF THE IRISH POLICE | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Under the circumstances, I wondered if a pilot scheme was underway in Ireland already, with Shell sponsoring the Garda? Was some foolish government official or department conned into believing that...
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Watchdog group reports health problems from dispersant use during BP oil spill

Watchdog group reports health problems from dispersant use during BP oil spill | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Cleanup workers, doctors, divers and Gulf Coast residents interviewed by a Washington watchdog group have reported health problems from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including bl...
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The 13 largest oil spills in history

The 13 largest oil spills in history | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Here's a look at the largest spills in world history and how the Gulf oil spill and the Exxon Valdez disaster compare. OILY LEGACY: Twenty-one years later, oil from the Exxon Valdez spill remains a...
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Who pays the real costs for oil from shale?

If you externalize the costs of a business activity, it means other people pay the costs—environmental, social and otherwise—and you get the profits. It goes on all the time in extractive industrie...
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Freaky Canadian Fish Resemble Gulf Oil Mutants

Freaky Canadian Fish Resemble Gulf Oil Mutants | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Fish living downstream of Alberta’s oil sands have lesions resembling those found on Gulf fish after the BP oil spill, warns a Canadian ecologist. Three years ago this April, BP’s Deepwater Horizon...
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If Centrica is prepared to risk earthquakes in Blackpool, big oil will want a share of shale

If Centrica is prepared to risk earthquakes in Blackpool, big oil will want a share of shale | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Whether the UK can get shale gas flowing as fast as the US has remains in doubt, but Centrica seems ready to give it a try Expect to see more big names from the oil industry, such as Shell, ExxonMo...
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Rossport Solidarity Camp Week of Action 21st-30th June 2013

Rossport Solidarity Camp Week of Action 21st-30th June 2013 | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
RAGE AGAINST THE BORING MACHINE Come to act in solidarity with the campaign in Mayo against Shell’s Corrib Gas Project. For over 12 years, the local community have been resisting Shell's plans to f...
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The "Green Nuclear" - Can Thorium Be The Clean, Cheap Energy Of The Future?

The "Green Nuclear" - Can Thorium Be The Clean, Cheap Energy Of The Future? | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Mankind currently uses three basic types of energy: fossil energy (coal, gas and oil), "sustainable" energy (wind-powered, solar, geothermal, hydraulic) and nuclear energy. None of the above passes...
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Irish taxpayers will have to foot multi-billion Statoil bill - Aftenbladet.no

Irish taxpayers will have to foot multi-billion Statoil bill - Aftenbladet.no | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Farmer Willie Corduff is just one of the Irish taxpayers that have to pick up Statoils bill on the Coribb-project. The cost overrun is mainly due to poor handling of local residents’ protests. Loca...
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Midwest News clip about hole in Sruwaddacon estuary caused by Shell

Shell once again causing problems in Co.Mayo By: Midwest Radio The news clip was broadcast on Midwest radio on Tuesday 21st May 2013 about a hole in Sruwaddacon estuary caused by Shell tunnellin ht...
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Collusion Course: Machinations of the Double-Headed Beast

Collusion Course: Machinations of the Double-Headed Beast | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Would would have thought that oil barons -- of all people! -- would be involved in dirty back-room dealings to gorge their gobs with even more swill from the trough? From the Guardian: "The London ...
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Worst Week Since Fukushima: 4 Major Setbacks In 3 Days Are Latest

Reverse Renaissance? Experts Point to 6 Reactors on the Chopping Block and Passage of Anti-Industry Florida Law; Beleaguered Industry's Woes Start With Bad Economics ... and Go Downhill From There....
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Japan Has Won The Race To Extract Gas From Offshore Methane Ice

Japan Has Won The Race To Extract Gas From Offshore Methane Ice | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Japan Has Won The Race To Extract Gas From Offshore Methane Ice This is the first successful production of natural gas from off-shore supplies of methane hydrate, a huge untapped energy resource. M...
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Corexit BP Oil Spill Effects on Marine Life—Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Corexit BP Oil Spill Effects on Marine Life—Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
Recent studies find that the chemical Corexit, used to clean the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, seem to have worsened the impact on marine life—from dolphins down to oysters Three years ago, when ...
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What BP Doesn't Want You to Know About the 2010 Gulf Spill

What BP Doesn't Want You to Know About the 2010 Gulf Spill | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
The 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill was even worse than BP wanted us to know. "It’s as safe as Dawn dishwashing liquid.” That’s what Jamie Griffin says the BP man told her about the smelly, rainbow-s...
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BP a novice at manipulating Wikipedia compared with Shell

BP a novice at manipulating Wikipedia compared with Shell | Oil and Gas Vultures | Scoop.it
In Shell’s case, a vast amount of information, which fully met Wikipedia guidelines, but was deemed damaging to Shell’s reputation, has been either covertly removed, or removed in dubious circumsta...
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