Oil and Gas Accountability

LNG Summit of the Americas — Day 2 Recap

The wrap-up of the LNG Summit of the Americas was on Nov. 3rd 2022. There were several themes that solidified over the conference — namely concerns and discussion about the war in the Ukraine, as well as how the LNG industry can keep promoting itself as a “clean” fuel.

Taylor Oil Leak Estimates Go Way Up

Taylor Oil Leak Estimates Go Way Up

Last month, the federal government filed new reports suggesting that the Taylor Energy oil leak, which has been spewing oil into the Gulf for 14 years, is far larger than previously reported, and could be growing. According to the filings, Taylor Energy is leaking between 10,000 to 30,000 gallons of oil daily. This represents a …

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Lawsuit Filed for Failure to Protect Endangered Species in the Gulf of Mexico

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration for Failing to Protect Gulf of Mexico Wildlife from Offshore Drilling Agencies have failed to hold legal consultation on offshore drilling after Deepwater Horizon disaster TAMPA, Fla.- Earthjustice, on behalf of three conservation groups, sued the Trump administration today for failing to complete a legally required consultation about offshore drilling’s harms …

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8 Years Since BP Disaster, New Report Documents Oil and Gas Impacts

On April 19th, Gulf Restoration Network released a new report – “Oil and Gas in the Gulf of Mexico” – that reviews ongoing damages from offshore oil and gas development, announces a new tool to document GRN’s monitoring efforts, and highlights some of the most significant pollution events in 2017. The report also shares recommendations …

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Off-again, on-again…The quest to drill off Florida

The on-again, off-again saga of drilling off the Florida coast is…on again. Well, apparently it was never really off. Just a few days after the Trump administration proposed opening nearly the entire U.S. coast to drilling, including the long off-limits eastern Gulf of Mexico off Florida, there came a hasty announcement from Interior Secretary Ryan …

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Trump calls for more drilling & more spilling

Last week, the Trump administration released a plan to open up nearly all U.S. water to oil and gas drilling. This news came on the heels of an announcement that Trump is rolling back protections, such as portions of the “well-control rule,” which were enacted to fix the problems that led to the BP drilling …

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