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Venturing north of the Arctic Circle

...south of the Arctic Circle. From Fairbanks, you can fly north, head off for backcountry treks or drive to North Slope oil country. While the majority of visitors come during the summer, many companies offer winter tours and services as well. Here...
Life on an oil field 'man camp' - not for everyone graduates. Or maybe it's just commiseration.They've come to seek their fortune, along this stretch of oil country that's known as the Bakken, where barreling fuel trucks dominate the roads. Parking lots are full of cars, RVs...
Russia's rough record on oil environmentalism

...source: a decommissioned well whose rusty screws ooze with oil, viscous like jam.This is the face of Russia's oil country, a sprawling, inhospitable zone that experts say represents the world's worst ecological oil catastrophe.Environmentalists...
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Get busy with oil alternatives

...States imports about half its oil today. To pay for that, we send $300 billion to $400 billion overseas to the oil countries every year. This is - in a word - ruinous. The Republicans say "drill, baby, drill," meaning tap our own domestic...
My Turn: Question bill for rebuilding Iraq

...Appropriations Committee, is quoted as saying, "We're not talking sanity here. The world's second-largest oil country is importing oil and a country full of concrete is importing concrete." In spite of Mr. Dyer's concerns, Republican...


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