U.S. Economy

Tanker Spills Oil Into San Francisco Bay

The number of large-scale oil tanker spills has decreased significantly in the last five years with the current figures showing less than two per year. “At a time when focus on protecting the marine environment is high, this trend should provide encouragement to tanker owners. It is also a testament to the ongoing work by… Keep reading →

Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakota

  Enjoying Your Cheap Gas? Thank Fracking One of the biggest stories of 2014 has been the astonishing drop in global oil prices. The price of the benchmark Brent crude went from over $100 per barrel at the beginning of the year to the $60 range as of this writing. It’s worth noting how massive… Keep reading →