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    Thousands of Crude Oil Gallons Spill Into James River as Train Derails in Virginia
Thick smoke covered a Virginia town Wednesday after a CSX train derailed and thousands of gallons of crude oil spilled into the James River.
SEE MORE:
http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/01/crude-oil-spill-virginia/#/BlackoutGallery/332782/2
Another train derailment…

    Thousands of Crude Oil Gallons Spill Into James River as Train Derails in Virginia

    Thick smoke covered a Virginia town Wednesday after a CSX train derailed and thousands of gallons of crude oil spilled into the James River.

    SEE MORE:

    http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/01/crude-oil-spill-virginia/#/BlackoutGallery/332782/2

    Another train derailment…

    (via ecowatchorg)

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    Critics raise concerns over oil industry involvement in Alberta curriculum redesign
http://bit.ly/1fSRkpd

    Critics raise concerns over oil industry involvement in Alberta curriculum redesign

    http://bit.ly/1fSRkpd

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    Venezuela- The end of Petro-Populisim?
Two great but brief articles exploring the relationship between the ongoing student protests in Venezuela and their oil based economy. 
www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/02/venezuela-end-petro-populism-2014219502850774.html
http://www.courrierinternational.com/article/2014/02/18/la-fin-du-modele-chaviste

    Venezuela- The end of Petro-Populisim?

    Two great but brief articles exploring the relationship between the ongoing student protests in Venezuela and their oil based economy. 

    www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/02/venezuela-end-petro-populism-2014219502850774.html

    http://www.courrierinternational.com/article/2014/02/18/la-fin-du-modele-chaviste

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    Visiting the TSES at Nuit Blanche in the Byward Market this Saturday night? We’ll have new information about Energy East, the proposed pipeline upgrade which would see tar sand bitumen shipped across Canada to the Maritimes.

    Here is a video from Transcanada which provides their take on the proposed project.

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    The Argument Against Oil Drilling in Arctic Seas

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    This pie is going to be hard to cut…

    This pie is going to be hard to cut…

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    Badass at first glance but raises larger questions about bioengineering

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    Life After Oil and Gas?

    Interesting article from the NY Times about a future without oil and gas. 

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    Onsite Review: Oil

    not the greatest format but there are a lot of interesting strategic propositions about the future of Canadian oil

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    Pipe Trouble

    Amazing video game created about the construction of pipelines. Watch out for the hippies who protest and plant bombs!

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