Fossil Fuel Boom

Drilling Deeper in the Gulf

Drilling Deeper in the Gulf

— The Gulf of Mexico is one of the country’s true energy hotspots. It’s also home to deep-sea organisms that are a vital link in the marine ecosystem.
In Texas, Private Landowners Hold Their Ground

In Texas, Private Landowners Hold Their Ground

— Texas is no stranger to the oil business. But with the new boom, private landowners are forcing oil and gas companies to clean up their act.
On The Ground In Oiltown, USA

On The Ground In Oiltown, USA

— Weld County, Colorado, has more active wells than any county in the nation. As energy development transforms the landscape, people and wildlife are acutely feeling the effects. Can industry and conservationists reach a compromise?
Shell Shows It Can’t Ensure Safe Offshore Oil Operations in the Arctic

Shell Shows It Can’t Ensure Safe Offshore Oil Operations in the Arctic

— When it came time to prove it could safely handle an offshore spill in Alaska, the oil company flunked its own test.