petroleum development

Alliance Aims to Open Fragile Areas to Oil and Gas Drilling

Alliance Aims to Open Fragile Areas to Oil and Gas Drilling

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, February 16, 2009 (ENS) – Low-impact oil and gas drilling is the goal of a new collaborative research program announced today by the Houston Advanced Research Center and the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. The research targets advanced technologies that can be used to open up environmentally…

Groups Seeking Polar Bear Listing to Sue Bush Administration

Groups Seeking Polar Bear Listing to Sue Bush Administration

WASHINGTON, DC, January 7, 2008 (ENS) – Three environmental groups today said they will sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to make a decision about whether or not to place the polar bear on the federal Endangered Species List by this coming Wednesday. To survive, polar bears must contend with shrinking sea…