After it was discovered in September 2015 that Volkswagen doctored its cars’ diesel engines to give false readings in emissions tests — a costly mistake known as the Dieselgate scandal — the company had no choice but to thoroughly change its strategy. And change it it did.
Archive for month: September, 2016
A Nigerian militant group claimed an attack on Thursday on a crude pipeline operated by state oil firm NNPC in the Niger Delta.
There was so much misinformation in the Sept. 25 commentary “The Renewable Fuel Standard Failure,” written by a former chief economist at the American Petroleum Institute, I don’t even know where to begin.
U.S. oil drilling has seen its best quarter since crude prices tumbled two years ago mainly due to small operators returning to the well pad, but analysts say the continued recovery in the rig count depends on whether OPEC’s output reduction plan can bring the market back to $50 a barrel.
We believe the current standard of 54.5 MPG by 2025 is commendable, but we’re concerned about achieving the target at an affordable cost to consumers while still enabling further reductions in the future. Our solution?
This week OPEC’s Lucy finally let oil’s Charlie Brown enjoy a solid kick.
A newly-published study by MIT researchers shows that when operating and maintenance costs are included in a vehicle’s price, autos emitting less carbon are among the market’s least expensive options, on a per-mile basis.
OPEC agreed on Wednesday to cut its oil output for the first time since 2008, with the group’s leader Saudi Arabia softening its stance on arch-rival Iran amid mounting pressure from low oil prices.
More than six years later, scientists are still investigating how much damage the Deepwater Horizon spill actually caused. Now, a new study suggests the spill may have permanently marred one of the Gulf shore’s most important ecosystems.