Oil


Study Finds Widespread Land Losses from 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

Study Finds Widespread Land Losses from 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

A shoreline alonside a bay in Louisiana experienced widespread land erosion after oil spill incident in 2010...

Nov 21 2016, 6:52am CST

Obama Administration Bans Arctic Oil Drilling Through 2022 Citing Environmental Risks

Obama Administration Bans Arctic Oil Drilling Through 2022 Citing Environmental Risks

The outgoing Obama administration has put a ban on Arctic oil drilling operations. For the next half a dozen years or so, the d...

Nov 19 2016, 2:37am CST

Canola Oil May Cut Belly Fat

Canola Oil May Cut Belly Fat

It has been proved that belly fat may be cut considerably by using canola oil in your daily diet....

Nov 3 2016, 1:25pm CDT

Fuel from Human Waste: New Technology Converts Sewage into Biocrude Oil

Fuel from Human Waste: New Technology Converts Sewage into Biocrude Oil

It is being proved that fuel can be created from waste matter in sewage. This may help future generations generate energy once...

Nov 3 2016, 8:05am CDT

Fish Oil Boosts Brain Functions and Mood

Fish Oil Boosts Brain Functions and Mood

Fish oil which contains Omega-3 fatty acids helps to boost brain functions and acts as an anti-inflammatory within the body --...

Sep 24 2016, 9:58am CDT

Fish Oil Boosts Recovery after Heart Attack

Fish Oil Boosts Recovery after Heart Attack

New study says omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil may help healing after heart attack...

Aug 2 2016, 8:37am CDT

2010 Gulf Oil Spill Pollution Reaches Seafloor

2010 Gulf Oil Spill Pollution Reaches Seafloor

The Gulf Oil Spill that occurred approximately six years ago has reached the seabed in the ensuing time span....

May 31 2016, 11:38am CDT

Make Your Own Auto Fuel with Used Cooking Oil

Make Your Own Auto Fuel with Used Cooking Oil

Do not throw away leftover cooking oil. You can convert it into biodiesel in a microwave and use that to run your car.Turning c...

Apr 25 2016, 7:32am CDT

Replacing Butter with Vegetable Oil Does Not Reduce Heart Disease Risk, Says Study

Replacing Butter with Vegetable Oil Does Not Reduce Heart Disease Risk, Says Study

Study questions health value of switching from butter to vegetable oil....

Apr 13 2016, 11:38am CDT

International Energy Agency Sees Global Oil Supply Growth Plunging

International Energy Agency Sees Global Oil Supply Growth Plunging

International Energy Agency (IEA) released its annual Medium-Term Oil Market Report (MTOMR) today....

Feb 22 2016, 7:19am CST

President Obama’s $10 Oil Tax is a Moot Point

President Obama’s $10 Oil Tax is a Moot Point

President Barack Obama’s $10 oil tax is a moot point. Many say that its applicability is not in the least bit likely in the lon...

Feb 6 2016, 7:58am CST

Microbes are Thriving above Oil Seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, Study Finds

Microbial Life is Thriving above Natural Oil Seeps in Gulf of Mexico, Study Finds

The study provides insight into how natural oil seeps are interacting with plankton communities in deep waters....

Jan 25 2016, 9:01pm CST

BP's Valhall platform

Cargo Barge Breaks Lose In Violent Weather in North Sea, Oil Workers Evacuated

It would have been a very terrible story to tell that North Oil sea platforms were destroyed and hundreds of oil workers lost t...

Dec 31 2015, 10:45am CST

Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer

Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer

Consuming traditional Mediterranean foods, especially olive oil, has been linked to lower chances of contracting breast cancer....

Sep 15 2015, 7:20am CDT

Fish Oil Could Prevent Psychotic Disorders

Fish Oil Could Prevent Psychotic Disorders

It was found that fish oil supplements could help prevent psychotic episodes....

Aug 15 2015, 6:09am CDT

BP to Pay $18.7 Billion for Oil Spill

BP to Pay $18.7 Billion for Oil Spill

In what seems to be a story that just won't stop going, BP has FINALLY reached a settlement in the oil spill that occured in th...

Jul 2 2015, 9:27am CDT

Oil And Gas Drilling is causing Earth Quakes all across The US

Oil And Gas Drilling is causing Earth Quakes all across The US

Scientists are now confident that the oil and gas exploration teams are the ones that are causing big earth quakes all around t...

Apr 24 2015, 2:42am CDT

New Nanotechnology Mesh Filters Oil but lets Water Through

New Nanotechnology Mesh Filters Oil but lets Water Through

This scientific breakthrough could make oil spill cleanup much easier and cheaper....

Apr 16 2015, 4:16am CDT

Getty Oil Fortune Heir, Andrew Getty, was Not Murdered

Getty Oil Fortune Heir, Andrew Getty, was Not Murdered

Andrew Getty’s death may not be due to suspicious circumstances according to police authorities who dealt with the situation....

Apr 1 2015, 7:00am CDT

Crude Oil Prices Drop to $60 as Crisis Looms Ahead

Crude Oil Prices Drop to $60 as Crisis Looms Ahead

The crude oil prices dropped to $60 as signs of a crisis of glut which looms ahead thanks to the producers....

Dec 17 2014, 1:20am CST

Oil Prices are Decreasing while Oil Production is Increasing

Oil Prices are Decreasing while Oil Production is Increasing

OPEC is concerned over the increased oil production....

Oct 15 2014, 8:45am CDT

Oil prices fall even with Ukrainian-Russian tension

Oil prices fall even with Ukrainian-Russian tension

Oil prices fall...

Aug 16 2014, 2:57am CDT

Massive Oil Spill in a Los Angeles Street

Massive Oil Spill in a Los Angeles Street

50,000 gallons of oil spilled in a street in Los Angeles this morning after a pipeline broke....

May 15 2014, 8:46am CDT

Galveston Oil Spill Leads to Shipping Passageway Closure

Galveston Oil Spill Threatens Wildlife

The Galveston oil spill has wreaked havoc on an unimaginable scale. In fact, the manmade disaster has led to the closure of a s...

Mar 24 2014, 9:44am CDT

Oil Cleansing in 3 Easy Steps

Oil Cleansing Method in 3 Easy Steps

The oil cleansing method is the best for troublesome skin. And it is accomplished in 3 easy steps....

Mar 13 2014, 5:53am CDT

The Rise of Green Tech To Clean Up Oil And Gas Wastes

The Rise of Green Tech To Clean Up Oil And Gas Wastes

Drought, environmental regulation and the heavy reliance on fresh water are prompting big industrial companies, from oil and ga...

Feb 12 2014, 2:22am CST

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain

We’re all invested in maintaining brain health, particularly over the long haul. Cognitive decline is a too-common side effect...

Jan 23 2014, 2:48am CST

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges

Unconventional oil and gas production is a huge factor in the US.  “Unconventionals” – which include shale gas, shale oil,...

Jan 20 2014, 3:21pm CST

Anatomy of an NPR Hatchet Job, Target: Oil & Gas

Anatomy of an NPR Hatchet Job, Target: Oil & Gas

“On-The-Job Deaths Spiking As Oil Drilling Quickly Expands” screams a supposed National Public Radio exposé on the “terrible pr...

Jan 7 2014, 4:36am CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 27, January 6, 2014   In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to brief...

Jan 5 2014, 1:01pm CST

Russia's Oil Industry Is Doing Fine, Which Is Great News For The Kremlin

Russia's Oil Industry Is Doing Fine, Which Is Great News For The Kremlin

Russia’s economy had a pretty bad 2013 and there’s simply no point in arguing otherwise. The economy decelerated sharply and is...

Jan 3 2014, 8:46am CST

Green Oil: Scientists Turn Algae Into Petroleum In 30 Minutes

Green Oil: Scientists Turn Algae Into Petroleum In 30 Minutes

Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are claiming success in perfecting a method that can transform a pea-so...

Dec 23 2013, 11:26am CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 25, December 23, 2013  In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to brie...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21pm CST

I4U news

EOG Resources: Soon To Be America's Biggest Oil Producer

Which companies are the biggest oil producers in the United States? According to Rystad Energy and Bernstein Research the line...

Dec 20 2013, 8:56am CST

Crazy Snake Oil Massage Salesman at CES 2011

Crazy Snake Oil Massage Salesman at CES 2011

Can you believe it?...

Jan 7 2011, 11:44am CST

Mavizon AutoBot Monitors Where Your Car is And When You Need an Oil Change

Mavizon AutoBot Monitors Where Your Car is And When You Need an Oil Change

Doesn't turn your car into a robot from space...

Nov 22 2010, 1:28pm CST

BP stops Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

BP stops Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

BP has announced that their latest sealing attempt in the Gulf of Mexico is successful. Currently no oil is leaking. BP has at...

Jul 16 2010, 1:04am CDT

Coal Is The Deadliest Energy Source, Followed By Oil

Coal Is The Deadliest Energy Source, Followed By Oil

Nifty science news site Next Big Future has just posted up a list of the fatalities per TWh (terawatt hour) for all major energ...

Jul 6 2010, 1:36pm CDT

The Super Skimmer Tanker arrived to clean up the Oil Spill, but will it work?

The Super Skimmer Tanker arrived to clean up the Oil Spill, but will it work?

The Super Skimmer - a huge supertanker customized to skim oil from the sea surface has arrived this week in the gulf to help cl...

Jul 6 2010, 1:13am CDT

Hail the Robots, BP's Undersea Robots succeed to cut Pipe at Gulf Oil Leak

Hail the Robots, BP's Undersea Robots succeed to cut Pipe at Gulf Oil Leak

BP has finally a minor success to report in their ongoing attempt to seal the disastrous oil leak in the gulf. The undersea rob...

Jun 3 2010, 12:38pm CDT