Train derailment in Casselton North Dakota. Hauling oil. Much maligned pipelines are safer. Partial Evacuation for City of Casselton Following Train Derailm – Valley News Live – KVLY/KXJB – Fargo/Grand Forks.
My latest on Huffington Post about oil production in Texas: New Technologies Drive Texas Oil Production to Old Heights | Robert L. Cavnar.
Texas has been known for decades as the oil state, accompanied by the quintessential stereotype of oilman as a big, loud buffoon, wearing boots and a 10 gallon hat with oil wells in his backyard. Embarrassingly, that stereotype has been perpetuated over the years by the antics of some of our politicians and public figures, […]
My latest on the pending BP criminal settlement that could occur as early as today: http://this-small-planet.com/2012/circle-of-trust-at-bp-did-not-include-the-government/
Arthur Berman is one of the few voices who has continually warned of the poor economics of shale drilling. I’m a personal fan of his work and courage to speak out. He was interviewed a couple of weeks ago by CBS News about Chesapeake’s meltdown. Have a look: You can find his work at the […]
President Obama speaks regularly about how the United States government should encourage the development and deployment of clean technology to reduce our dependence on oil, especially the oil imported from countries that hate us. I couldn’t agree more. The problem is, though, that no matter who sits in the White House, there are thousands of […]
My soldier had confirmation last week that he would indeed be deploying to Afghanistan next year. Bear in mind that we are supposedly going through a ‘drawdown’ in Afghanistan through 2014. But then again, we’ve now signed an agreement with Afghanistan to help them ‘police’ things for ten years (at least) after that. When will […]