petroleum development

Alliance Aims to Open Fragile Areas to Oil and Gas Drilling

Article: 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

Article: 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…