Nick Cunningham is an independent journalist covering the oil and gas industry, climate change and international politics. He has been featured in Oilprice.com, The Fuse, YaleE360 and NACLA.
NW Natural has contributed nearly $950,000 to a campaign to overturn Eugene’s limit on natural gas use in new construction.
A congressional panel released another round of internal oil industry documents, capping off a two-year investigation.
TC Energy’s upgrade of its GTN XPress pipeline would result in a huge increase in methane gas volumes to the region. But it would undermine climate laws already on the books.
Some residents of Dimock, Pennsylvania have not had clean water for 14 years because of Cabot Oil & Gas’ fracking operations. A “historic” plea caps off the landmark fracking case and will result in the restoration of clean drinking water.
Ohio’s “permissive” regulation of fracking waste injection wells threatens public health and the environment, a petition to the EPA says.
NW Natural sought a rate hike to recover the costs of lobbying, promotional advertising, and pro-gas activity booklets for kids. Regulators rejected several of those proposals and also initiated a cut in a crucial subsidy for the utility.
Argentina has hitched its economy to a risky bet on fracking. But the country’s Vaca Muerta shale is a “bomb” laden with economic, health, and financial risks.
The case adds to a growing number of major climate accountability cases against the oil industry, a scenario that Shell predicted in 1998.
NW Natural aims to blend hydrogen with methane gas and pipe it to homes in the name of climate action. But community groups blasted the proposal as greenwashing that imposes safety and environmental risks on a working class community.
A new report finds that while the multilateral development bank tries to position itself as a climate leader, it still supports gas pipelines, refineries, and gas export terminals.