Next Generation, Post Carbon Institute, and Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy are disputing the size and impact of shale oil reserves found in the San Joaquin Valley’s Monterey Shale Formation despite the sizable record of analysis available to the public.
The Food and Water Watch organization and the Center for Biological Diversity have been accused of improperly using the names of farm groups and other businesses in their effort to disrupt energy production in California.
The Carson City Council’s vote to stop all oil and natural gas exploration and production activities is an alarming development. The Council’s action appears to be a response to outside groups with little connection to the local community that are pursuing an aggressively anti-oil and natural gas agenda.
There is no scientific basis for the Council’s action. Hydraulic fracturing has been used safely and effectively to produce oil in California for more than 60 years without any harm to water supplies, air quality, or other environmental resources. It is unfortunate the City Council...
Irrational and completely unfounded opposition to hydraulic fracturing reached a new and disturbing low yesterday when members of the Los Angeles City Council attempted to link an earthquake in the Los Angeles area to hydraulic fracturing.
BP has released its fourth annual Outlook to 2035 based on recent analysis. The report looks at global energy demand and the overall portfolio of energy products that will help shape future economies, business, and the environment worldwide.