Are American Oil Platforms Prepared for Underwater Avalanches?
Instead of one damaged wellhead, a mudslide would leave a tangled mess of pipes buried under a giant mass of sediments.
Senate Republicans Court Lisa Murkowski With Budget Plan That Opens Alaska to Oil and Gas Drilling
The appropriations bill asks the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for an extra billion dollars in new revenue, which could come from oil reserves beneath the refuge.
It's Time to Take Man-Made Earthquakes as Seriously as We Do Natural Ones
That means monitoring historically inactive areas, such as north central Texas, the way we now monitor earthquake-happy California.
The Government Is OK With a 75 Percent Chance of a Major Arctic Oil Spill. Are You?
The Department of the Interior says there’s a 75 percent chance of a major oil spill in the Arctic—and it’s willing to take that chance.