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Rudy Giuliani, $477,208 in Big Oil Money

Monday, August 13, 2007

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Rudy Giuliani, $477,208 in Big Oil Money

It seems counterintuitive that a former New York mayor would lead the presidential pack in raising funds from Big Oil. But he has sought out powerful Texas and other oil connections, including a Texan fixer and fund-raiser, a merger with a major Texas law firm and security consulting contracts with oil companies. Some details:   […]

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Make Your Own Customized RSS Feed

Monday, April 2, 2007

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Tired of sifting through tons of articles to get to the few you’re interested in? With a customized RSS feed you can have only those topics of interest sent directly to you as soon as they’re posted on the site. All you need to do is go to the Home page and perform a search […]

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“Oil Profit Monster:” A Powerful, Flexible and Free Tool

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

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“Oil Profit Monster:” A Powerful, Flexible and Free Tool

To go directly to Profit Monster’s Excel database, click here. OilWatchdog’s database pulls together quarterly and annual profits, by sector, of the five major oil companies from 2000 to the present. It uniquely includes companies that were later bought out (for instance Unocal, taken over by Chevron in 2005) in the larger company’s totals for […]

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Cleaner, Cheaper Energy

Monday, January 1, 2007

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Cleaner, Cheaper Energy

OilWatchdog.org aims to curb oil company profiteering and to increase conservation and cleaner fuels. Oil companies must be forced to encourage (instead of prevent) the sale of biofuels at their gas stations, and to offer all fuels at a fair price. Outlandish profits on gasoline go only to oil company coffers, not to development of […]

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Stopping ‘Big Oil U’

Monday, January 1, 2007

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Stopping ‘Big Oil U’

Big Oil companies are pumping millions of dollars into research projects at universities seeking alternative energy sources. The problem is that the flood of dollars is setting research agendas that suit the corporate interest and undermine traditional academic research. Too often the deals give control of any discoveries to the companies enabling them to lock […]

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Fix the Hot Fuel Ripoff

Monday, January 1, 2007

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Fix the Hot Fuel Ripoff

This aboveground tank at a Colorado gas station is painted black for one reason; to heat the gasoline or diesel any time the sun shines. Hotter fuel expands and gives you less energy in the tank. Read more about how to stop the motorist rip-off below. When the temperature of gasoline rises above 60 degrees, […]

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OilWatchdog.org's Icon Guide

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

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While the blogs and other postings found at this site can be tagged across multiple categories, it was decided that nearly all of them could be visually organized according to two arenas: The companies and their actions. For the companies, we have decided to focus on the top five refiners operating in the U.S. Those […]

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Oil Watchdog Bloggers

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

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COURT — Jamie Court Jamie Court is an award-winning and nationally recognized consumer advocate. Court is the author of Corporateering: How Corporate Power Steals Your Personal Freedom And What You Can Do About It (Tarcher/Putnam, June 2003). The Los Angeles Times writes, “Crisply written and lucidly argued, ‘Corporateering’ will certainly strike a chord with those […]

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