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What’s Driving High Oil & Gas Prices?

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, True Cost of Chevron Network on 1st March, 2011 | 1 Comment

'Liberated' Eastern Libya Adjusts To Life Without Gaddafi RuleIt is speculators and Big Oil — not a lack of oil and gas supply in today’s market — driving high oil and gasoline prices. Listen to my interview today on WBEZ’s (Chicago NPR) Worldview radio program to learn more about rising oil and gasoline prices, turmoil in the Middle East, speculators, Big Oil, and »
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Deep Water Drilling Ban Lifted

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil on 12th October, 2010 | No Comments

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesIt’s official; the White House announced earlier today that the moratorium on deep water drilling which was not set to expire until November 30th is now being lifted. How do we feel about it, and what can you do to make your voice heard?
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A Permanent Moratorium

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Featured on 19th August, 2010 | No Comments

2010-07-31-oiledshellbeachAs another oil and gas rig explodes September 2nd in the Gulf of Mexico, the need to ban offshore drilling becomes more apparent. See Antonia Juhasz’s article in Progressive Magazine on the frequency of such incidents (400 in the last five years) and the need for a permanent moratorium on offshore drilling. What we are witnessing is the failure of an entire system, rather than of one operator.
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