January 21, 2018

Exxon Mobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Lies by NY Attorney General

Mr. Schneiderman’s decision to scrutinize the fossil fuel companies may well open a new legal front in the climate change battle
By Justin Gillis and Clifford Krauss, New York Times, November 5, 2015

California is also investigating Exxon Mobil.

The New York attorney general has begun an investigation of Exxon … Continue reading

Exxon’s Funding of Climate Denial Turned Americans Against Their Own Government for Profit

Exxon knew since the late 1970s that the company’s product was helping cause our planet to warm “catastrophically,” but management responded by covering this up and disseminating disinformation
By Dave Johnson, Huffington Post, October 22, 2015

Exxon and other fossil fuel companies may have committed a crime of enormous proportions, … Continue reading

The Climate Deception Dossiers

Internal fossil fuel industry memos reveal decades of disinformation — a deliberate campaign to deceive the public that continues even today
By Union of Concerned Scientists

For nearly three decades, many of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies have knowingly worked to deceive the public about the realities and risks … Continue reading

Why the Gas Industry Fought For the 2005 Energy Policy Act

This is an industry document – Halliburton from 1998 – D R I L L I N G CONTRACTOR Nov./Dec. 1998

They have known all along that gas migration occurs and why – that is the functional reason the industry fought so hard to get the exemptions in the 2005 Continue reading

Penn State’s Academic Integrity Tested by Complaint

The Responsible Drilling Alliance has filed formal complaints with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that cite “unethical practices and abuse of public trust” for three papers published by Penn State professors.
By Tara Zrinski and Rachel Morgan, Shalereporter.com, Sept. 22, 2012

Penn State University is under fire again. … Continue reading

Complaint Filed Against Penn State

The Responsible Drilling Alliance has filed a complaint with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education against Pennsylvania State University

The Responsible Drilling Alliance, a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has filed a complaint against Pennsylvania State University. We are asking the Middle States Commission on Higher … Continue reading

New Josh Fox Video: The Sky Is Pink

New Josh Fox Video: Gas Industry Documents Show Wells Leak and Gas Can Migrate

Another industry document on gas migration

The following introduction to “The Sky is Pink” was made at a celebration of short films at the Black Bear Film Festival in October, 2012, in  Milford, PA:

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Fracking is Hardly Leakproof

Safe fracking is an impossibility, and the industry’s claims for it are knowingly based on false premises.
By Josh Fox and Barbara Arrindell, TimesUnion.com, June 20, 2012

Recently, politicians and publications have conditionally endorsed so-called “safe fracking” as a part of the nation’s energy mix. But safe fracking is an … Continue reading

Chesapeake Shows the Real Decline Curve to the SEC and Investors

Chesapeake Spring 2010 Stockholders Report Filed with the SEC

Arthur Berman first calculated the decline rates in 2009 – once public,  the companies could not lie to their stockholders – they sort of tried to hide it on page 10, but… we noticed!

Chesapeake spring 2010 stockholders report – see Continue reading

Chesapeake CEO’s Open Letter to Shareholders

Chesapeake Energy 2010 Annual Report

Dear Fellow Shareholders,

2010 was a very important year of transition and achievement for Chesapeake, a year in which we initiated three very important strategic shifts: from asset gathering to asset harvesting, from focusing exclusively on natural gas to a balanced focus on natural gas … Continue reading