The Termit and Tin Toumma National Nature Reserve covers an area three times the size of Belgium and contains numerous endangered species.
The Waorani community in Ecuador won a historic ruling that may create a new guide for other indigenous communities looking to protect their lands from oil interests.
Linda Garcia is set to receive this year's Goldman Environmental prize for keeping an oil-by-rail terminal our of her Washington neighborhood.
Plains All American, the company responsible for the spill, said the fine would not damage the $17 billion company's bottom line.
Instead of one damaged wellhead, a mudslide would leave a tangled mess of pipes buried under a giant mass of sediments.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa sent the country into turmoil after doubling oil prices just before flying off to Russia.
Already the largest oil and gas producer in the world, the United States is expected to ramp up oil production more than any other nation in the coming decades.
The country is offering more than 20,000 miles of untouched ocean in the Mozambique Channel for future oil exploration.
Northwest Innovation Works promises to bring jobs to rural Washington—but at what cost?
Oil companies have contributed $8 million to fight against Measure G, a ballot measure in San Luis Obispo County that would block the expansion of local oil operations.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on Tuesday announced the approval of the first offshore oil production facility in federal waters off the coast of Alaska.
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Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced a plan to block offshore drilling off the state's coast on Monday.
Preliminary estimates of the damage are just coming in.
Though this hurricane will likely only hit the oil industry with a glancing blow, the industry won't always be able to weather the storm.
In California's Central Valley, the oil industry has been dumping wastewater into unlined—and under-regulated—ponds, threatening the state's limited groundwater and the humans who rely on it.
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a first-of-its-kind investigation into the hazards of the pipeline industry to a feature on the sinking island of Tangier.
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