The Guardian: Alberta oil spills cause concern over Canada’s approval of tar sands project

Spillages creating toxic ponds harming forests, killing wildlife and contaminating ground water, campaigners say.   Campaigners have raised new concerns over controversial “tar sands” after it emerged a series of oil spills have occurred…

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Bloomberg.com: Chavez’s Death Could Dim China’s Venezuelan Energy Prospects

China, the world’s second-biggest consumer of crude oil, is likely to delay deciding on new investments in Venezuela’s energy industry to assess any change of political
direction after…

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