Shell Oil spill in the Delta region of Nigeria. The local tribe, the Ijaw, complain of loosing their fishing as a result as well as having their water source poisoned. They also recieve no compensation from Shell's poor pipeline maintenance.
Week 09: As the massive shift of people to the suburbs took place, we became so much more reliant on Carbon as an energy source to move around vast distances daily. It's hard to imagine the rivers of oil that need to flow in order to keep our sprawling suburbs fed!
This infographic explains the wild history of crude oil
Trading & Currency infographic & data The Volatile History of Crude Oil Markets. Infographic Description The Volatile History of Crude Oil Markets
Crude oil futures closed lower in the domestic market on Thursday as weekly U.S. crude production remained close to a record, offsetting support from a ninth week in a row of declines in domestic supplies. The U.S. EIM reported Thursday that domestic crude supplies dropped 6.9 million barrels for the week ended Jan 12. At …