Articles by Pierre Bertrand
Keystone XL

Nebraska Supreme Court Tosses Out Keystone XL Suit

Nebraska landowners challenging the constitutionality of state laws dealing with the Keystone XL Pipeline will have to pin their hopes on Nebraska's lower district court, as its Supreme Court decided it will not hear their case.
Libya cost of war

After Civil War, BP Returns To Libya

After the Libyan civil war last year call but halted the country's oil and natural gas industry, BP on Tuesday announced it will resume its exploration work in the biggest oil-producing nation in Africa .
The Coast Guard Cutter Healy breaks ice ahead of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent during an Arctic expedition, in this August 24, 2009 handout photo.

Federal Regulators Plan Arctic Oil Spill Response Drills

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement will be conducting a series of possibly unannounced equipment inspections and on-water drills to test the oil spill responsiveness of companies planning to operate off the coast of Alaska in the Arctic Ocean.
A gas drilling site on the Marcellus Shale is seen in Hickory, Pennsylvania February 24, 2009.

Fracking Debate Complicates As Group Accuses University Of Parroting Oil Industry

In the debate on hydraulic fracturing's safety record, the back and forth between industry groups, activist, and academic studies creates a lot of noise for the average person to sort out. But when a university is accused of misrepresenting its own data, that makes understanding the controversial drilling technique even more challenging.