Posted by jamie — 1 July 2014 at 3:49pm
The news of LEGO's cosy relationship with Shell has led to tiny protests erupting around the country - nay, the world. Famous national and international landmarks have been festooned with banners as the streets resounded the stamp of little plastic feet. What a day it's been.
Statoil has belatedly launched legal challenges to occupation of the Apollo drill site by the Esperanza
Desperate times call for desperate measures. That seems to be the thinking of Norway's petroleum ministry, which yesterday issued a highly irregular order in an attempt to bring an end to the Esperanza's peaceful protest in the Barents Sea.
There is a fairly good
chance this is the first time you've heard about Bear Island. Don’t be
alarmed. First time I heard about the island was less than two years ago. So
why do I need to know about Bear Island, you might think?
Protest against Russian oil tanker transporting oil from the Gazprom drilling platform Prirazlomnaya
Today is the day. The very first barrels of Arctic oil have found their way to my home country. Gazprom, Russia’s biggest energy company, has shipped the first tanker with crude oil from the Arctic to the Rotterdam harbor, the Netherlands.