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Fact Check: Mary Landrieu’s Montara Oil Spill Figure

Like several of my colleagues have said, I think it’s important for us to really examine the facts, and to try to seek the truth relative to the benefits and, um, the risk associated with energy production. I particularly like the term “stewardship,” and I believe that stewardship actually begins with presenting facts in a […]

Oil Spill in Timor Sea Disaster Could Be Much More Than Claimed

The Australian government had been accepting PTTEP claims about the extent of the Timor Sea oil spill without critically examining them, even though experts at Geoscience Australia, a government agency, indicate that the oil spill could be five times as large as the PTTEP estimate. […]

Inept Oil Drilling Company Botches 3rd Try To Stop Massive Spill

The third attempt to fix the huge oil leak in the Timor Sea has failed. PTTEP Australasia won’t be able to even begin a fourth try until four days from now. […]

Offshore Oil Drilling Disaster Continues

In other oil spill news, it turns out that the Black Rose a leaking sunken tanker off the coast of the state of Orissa in India was operating under forged documents when it went down. […]

Guess What’s Not The Answer

Imagine a month-long oil spill off the coast of California, or Florida, or the Carolinas. That’s what the Drill Baby Drill politicians in the United States have in mind, and the Obama Administration doesn’t seem much inclined to stand in their way. […]

Guess What's Not The Answer

Imagine a month-long oil spill off the coast of California, or Florida, or the Carolinas. That’s what the Drill Baby Drill politicians in the United States have in mind, and the Obama Administration doesn’t seem much inclined to stand in their way. […]