Thursday, October 20, 2011

Oil Drilling News


Chevron CEO Praises US Oil Drilling Agency, A Frequent Target Of Criticism

""I think we have civil servants that are working very hard to process the permits," Watson said to reporters following a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Politics. [...] "I don't believe that Director Bromwich and others are slow-walking permits," Watson said."


Why Arctic Ocean oil drilling is a risky choice

"It's not a question of 'if' a major spill will occur in the Arctic, but 'when and where', says conservation biologist and oil industry expert Rick Steiner."


US admits limits in monitoring Cuba's offshore oil drilling


Fat Replaces Oil for F-16s as Biofuels Head to War

"Reliance on fossil fuels is simply too much of a vulnerability for a military organization to have," U.S. Navy Secretary Raymond Mabus said in an interview. "We've been certifying aircraft on biofuels. We're doing solar and wind, geothermal, hydrothermal, wave, things like that on our bases." 

German State Minister: We Can Decarbonize With Renewables Because "We Don't Have the … Koch Brothers"