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Oil and Gas
Oil?nd gas operations are a major contributor to rainforest destruction in areas as fragile and diverse as the western Amazon basin, Papua New Guinea, Burma, and Nigeria. Myriad factors contribute to petroleum projects' devastation of forest ecosystems. [more]

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Oil and Gas Links:

  • BP Statistical Review of World Energy - From British Petroleum, contains a large amount of data on world energy use and production.
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics  Editor's Pick  - Extensive information about transportation in the United States and internationally.
  • Car Talk - Quick facts on cars and oil consumption from Grist Magazine.
  • EarthRights International - ERI works to document and eliminate human and environmental rights violations. They have monitored closely petroleum projects in Burma.
  • National Transportation Library - A large collection of publications, reports, and statistics on transportation in the United States. A program of the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
  • Oilwatch - A network of groups that oppose the activities of oil companies in tropical countries. Oilwatch facilitates information exchange between local populations affected by oil and mining.
  • Project Underground - Supports the human rights of communities resisting mining and oil exploitation.
  • Reality Clock - US Oil Consumption so far this year
  • The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) - The research center for the utility industry.
  • The High Cost of Cheap Oil - Selection of articles published in the WRM's Bulletin on the issue of oil exploitation.
  • U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA)  Editor's Pick  - Provides comprehensive energy data.
  • World Oil Magazine - Industry magazine with statistics on production and exploration and exploitation projects around the world.

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