The utility company implemented a moratorium on new service in the NYC area after a billion-dollar fracked-gas pipeline project was rejected by New York and New Jersey governments, and is now pressing its customers in a last-ditch lobbying effort.
BofA is advising oil giant Occidental Petroleum on its attempted takeover of Anadarko. If they can help close the deal, the bank will rake in tens of millions of dollars in advisory and service fees.
American oil and gas pipelines continue to expand while the agency that’s supposed to oversee them sits idly by.
Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa has supported legislation to loosen environmental protections and increase post-fire logging, which can exacerbate forest fires, in his state.
A spokesperson for Luján told Sludge that he won’t take money from fossil fuel PACs and executives, but he hasn’t signed the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge.
Two Houston-based oil and gas CEOs each gave the maximum allowed donation to O’Rourke’s campaign on March 29.
Through think tanks, academia, and its own public education website, the Independent Petroleum Association of America is intertwined with many of the largest oil and gas companies in the world.
Only six House members took more money from the oil and gas industry in 2018 than their pick, Rep. Garrett Graves.
The more oil and gas money a House Democrat has received, the less likely they are to support the Green New Deal
Several members of the Senate Energy and Environment committees collectively own millions of dollars worth of stock in companies such as Chevron, Exxon, and ConocoPhillips.