Category: Oil and Gas

Dusting by Oil and Gas Drillers

(Reprinted with permission from the May 2, 2022 PA Environment Digest Blog by David E. Hess, former Secretary, PA Department of Environmental Protection) From 2016 to 2021, DEP approved 752 plans for the permanent disposal of drill cuttings at oil and gas well drilling… Continue Reading “Dusting by Oil and Gas Drillers”

Big Oil

Two things recently caught my attention, the first being a 3-part series airing on PBS stations. The Power of Big Oil (Part One: Denial) “FRONTLINE examines the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change. Part One of this… Continue Reading “Big Oil”

Oil Company Riches at Your Expense

While the average person on the street is getting gouged by high prices for gasoline, petrol if you will, the top oil companies are raking in massive profits. According to one article: This year, pretax profits for ConocoPhillips, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Hess Corporation, and Devon… Continue Reading “Oil Company Riches at Your Expense”