Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

GOLETA, Calif. - The oil spill this week on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket...plans for new drilling in the Santa Barbara Channel, where Union Oil's oil platform blew out 46 years ago, spewing an estimated 3 million gallons...
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Michael Allan McIntosh

...working as a roughneck and derrick hand for a family-owned oil company, he witnessed profound poverty in Haiti. He subsequently...and Oklahoma learning the complexities of finding and producing oil and gas.In the mid-1960's, Michael's food industry connections...
John Daugherty

...appointed Director of the Treasury Division, Alaska Department of Revenue. A year later, he participated in the $900 million oil lease sale on September 10, 1969, as the only representative of the Treasury Division, providing assistance to theCommissioner...
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

GOLETA, Calif. - An oil spill that fouled beaches and threatened...discovered or discuss the rate at which oil escaped.Federal regulators from the Department of Transportation, which oversees oil pipeline safety, investigated the leak's...
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Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

...claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement...drilling rig.In a separate development, oil giant BP - which leased the rig from Transocean...The accident killed 11 workers and sent oil spewing into the Gulf for 87 days.The...
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My Turn: Smaller PFD check is a nudge in the right direction

...came in the form of an energy rebate. The price of oil had been relatively stable before it broke $80 for...struggling with unexpectedly high energy bills, high oil prices combined with the ACES oil production tax generated record revenues for the...
Alaska's popular walrus cam streams again after a decade

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game.The funds are allowing the Alaska state government - struggling financially because of low oil prices - to put two paid staff members on the island about 400 miles southwest of Anchorage to not only welcome the handful of...
Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

...charged following other deadly train wrecks.In Canada, a rail engineer who is accused of failing to secure the brakes on an oil train was charged with 47 counts of criminal negligence for the ensuing derailment and explosion that killed 47 people. His...
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My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...has also adopted two agreements in recent years to further cooperation and collaboration for search and rescue activities and oil spill response protocols.Despite the recent uptick in Russian aggression in the region, the Arctic has historically been considered...
Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

...were staged.With the capture of Palmyra, the Islamic State militants now control half of Syria and most of the country's oil wells, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, making it the group with the most territory under its authority...
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