23 Aug '12, 9pm

Sustainability management at oil firms slippery, study finds: As oil and gas companies are under increasing pres...

Sustainability management at oil firms slippery, study finds: As oil and gas companies are under increasing pres...

A new report from oekom research , a German research firm, shows that many oil and gas companies are failing to keep up with sustainability management as they look to open up new oil reserves. Of the 149 companies included in oekom's analysis, 26 qualified for a detailed rating based on their sustainability performance, and only nine met the research firm's minimum standards for sustainability management. As a whole, oekom assessed companies' efforts on the climate protection to be "half-hearted." For example, only three companies—Hess, Statoil, and Total—have established specific emissions reduction targets, although unconventional methods such as tar sands extraction result in much higher levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. "Companies are under huge pressure from shareholders to find enough new reserves to replace depleted oil and gas reserves as quickly as possibl...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2012/08/23/sustainability-ma...

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peakoil.com 26 Aug '12, 12pm

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Securities and Exchange Commission will require oil companies to disclose payments to foreign governments:

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grist.org 22 Aug '12, 9pm

This morning the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to put into effect regulations requiring that oil and mining com...

Report Finds Americans Wasteful of Food

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Aug '12, 5pm

Forty percent of the food Americans have available to them goes uneaten, according to a report released this week by the N...

#peakoil Venezuela Imports Oil Despite Having Huge Reserves: Despite having the largest oil reserves in the worl...

#peakoil Venezuela Imports Oil Despite Having H...

peakoil.com 24 Aug '12, 9pm

Venezuela Imports Oil Despite Having Huge Reserves Despite having the largest oil reserves in the world, Venezuela faces a...

Romney’s energy plan: How many times can you say ‘oil’?

Romney’s energy plan: How many times can you sa...

grist.org 23 Aug '12, 5am

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Don’t Count on Revolution in Oil Supply

theoildrum.com 21 Aug '12, 6pm

The report mixes NGLs, which feed petrochemicals and domestic or industrial fuel applications, with conventional oil, whic...

Green Blog: Report Finds Americans Wasteful of ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Aug '12, 5pm

Forty percent of the food Americans have available to them goes uneaten, according to a report released this week by the N...

Palm oil need not come at expense of the environment

Palm oil need not come at expense of the enviro...

news.mongabay.com 16 Aug '12, 6pm

Palm oil giant moves forward on zero deforestation initiative (06/05/2012) One of the world's largest palm oil companies h...

イランの石油生産が急減している、 Iranian Oil Production Falls Further

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peakoil.com 24 Aug '12, 2pm

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Energy Nerd: On Shutters and Water Management

Energy Nerd: On Shutters and Water Management

greenbuildingadvisor.com 24 Aug '12, 11am

I recently walked through a neighborhood in a Massachusetts town on the South Shore. As you might expect, the homes facing...

New #cleancars standards are a crucial step to Half the #Oil in 20 years. See the full plan from @UCSUSA:

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ucsusa.org 28 Aug '12, 5pm

Oil Savings Through Efficiency and Innovation If we do nothing to reduce U.S. oil use, we will be on track to consume 22 m...

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peakoil.com 25 Aug '12, 2pm

Danes press ahead with claim on ocean tract as Canada tries to shed light on sea vessels that disappeared in the fabled No...