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Exxon, Ben & Jerry’s among buyers of US$256 million in political ads on Facebook

ExxonMobil has spent more than US$2.1 million on Facebook ads since May, while Ben & Jerry's has spent more than US$401,000.

Big oil companies were forced to lay out the science of climate change today in a court hearing that was compared to the Scopes trial on evolution

A judge is holding a five-hour climate science tutorial as part of a court case in which cities are suing energy companies. It's a first for a federal court.
Landslide near the township of Tabubil after an earthquake struck Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands, February 26, 2018.

At least 16 people have died after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit Papua New Guinea

Officials are still discovering fatalities from Monday's earthquake.

Russian oil behemoth Rosneft reportedly suspends an oil project in the Black Sea because of western sanctions

Rosneft has suspended exploration in the Yuzho-Chernomorsky oil field for five years due to western sanctions.

A new analysis suggests Hurricane Harvey caused 4.6 million pounds of chemicals to be released — but the risk is still unclear

Hurricane Harvey struck the heart of Texas' oil refining industry, and released cancer-causing gases like carbon monoxide and benzene, among others.

ExxonMobil has been fined for an ‘egregious’ violation of Russia sanctions while Tillerson was CEO

The Treasury Department has fined Exxon Mobil $2 million for violating the US' sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was CEO.

The Treasury Department says it won’t issue Exxon a waiver to work in Russia

"The Treasury Department will not be issuing waivers to US comapnies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by current Russian sanctions."

Exxon admits it lost up to a year’s worth of Rex Tillerson’s ‘Wayne Tracker’ emails

Tillerson used a pseudonym to discuss climate change related information at Exxon — and some of the emails are gone.

‘They ought to be careful’: Trump raises eyebrows with heavy promotion of ExxonMobil announcement

President Donald Trump raised some eyebrows after he posted five congratulatory tweets promoting a Monday announcement from the energy giant Exxon Mobil.