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The White River weaves through the landscape near where the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would pass, south of Presho, South Dakota.

Six myths about Keystone

Nov 3, 2015
A look at what's going to happen to the controversial pipeline.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, energy, big oil

An earnings shock as Big Oil adjusts to low oil prices

Oct 30, 2015
Multinationals are built for the long haul, but low oil prices are making them pull back.
Posted In: Shell, big oil, oil prices
A Halliburton facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Halliburton is a bellwether for oil drilling in US

Oct 19, 2015
As drilling shuts down, the oil-field service company adapts.
Posted In: Halliburton, oil drilling, big oil
ABC’s “Blood & Oil” stars Amber Valletta as Carla Briggs, Don Johnson as Hap Briggs, Chace Crawford as Billy Lefever and Rebecca Rittenhouse as Cody Lefever.

"Blood & Oil" inspired by North Dakota's Bakken fields

Oct 9, 2015
An '1894 Gold Rush set in the middle of the prairie.'
Posted In: Bakken oil field, television, big oil

Shell starts drilling for oil in the Arctic

Aug 7, 2015
Environmentalists and other big oil explorers are watching.
Posted In: Shell, Arctic, big oil
Flame-resistant clothing.

Why the market for flame-resistant clothing is growing

Jul 9, 2015
Hint: It has to do with fracking.
Posted In: clothes, big oil, gas

Reduce, reuse ... rethink?

Jul 6, 2015
Market forces are making recycling less profitable.
Posted In: recycling, big oil, landfill
Shell Oil leads negotiations in the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades.

Gas prices inch up as refinery strike continues

Feb 24, 2015
With the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades, how are prices being affected?
Posted In: big oil, refineries, Shell, oil rig
The Baker Hughes rigs count, once considered an important indicator of the health of the energy and drilling industries, may no longer be relevant.

This oil rig count may no longer be relevant

Feb 20, 2015
The Baker Hughes Rig Count gets much attention. Does it still reflect oil production?
Posted In: drilling, Health, energy, big oil
A Shell employee conducts a safety walk-through of a tanker truck at a gas station in Kuala Lumpur.

Big Oil's first cut: exploration

Jan 29, 2015
In response to low oil prices, oil companies may cut back exploration projects.
Posted In: Shell, Oil, gas prices, big oil