Arctic Oil: It Is Madness to Celebrate a New Source of Fossil Fuels

Arctic Oil: It Is Madness to Celebrate a New Source of Fossil Fuels

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Gazprom oil drilling platfrom Prirazlomnaya, the site of a Greenpeace protest in September 2013, that resulted in the incarceration of 30 activists. Captions and Photo source: © Greenpeace

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After months of delays, Russian state-owned oil and gas company Gazprom has announced that the first ever shipment of oil from offshore Arctic waters has begun the journey to Europe…

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Gazprom Drilling for Arctic Oil With Second-Hand Rig, The Moscow Times (10-23-2013)
Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya platform, the advance guard of the coming expansion of Russia’s state energy corporations into the Arctic, is a cobbled together bric-a-brac of second-hand parts, some of which date to 1984, environmentalists said…

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