Pennsylvania is a key focus for the oil and gas industry. In fact, at least $1.8 million was spent in 2022 and the American Petroleum Institute reports spending more money on lobbying in Pennsylvania than in any other state last year.
SKDKnickerbocker co-founder Anita Dunn is a high-level advisor to President Biden as her firm underminers workers’ rights, housing justice, and climate action.
A war propagandist from the Bush administration and well-connected Albany lobbyists are working to extract $1.4 billion in subsidies from New Yorkers.
Amidst an global economic crisis and multiple management controversies, Terry and Kim Pegula, launched a new fracking venture that has drawn investment from – and a board seat for – the pro-fracking former Governor of Pennsylvania.
Buffalo’s biggest banks are lending hundreds of millions to fossil fuel companies and funding a lobbying effort against climate action in New York.
NYSERDA has give more than $23 million for natural gas projects, even after the 2014 ban on fracking in New York State
Our report on the power behind Bayou Bridge Pipeline reveals that former Senator Mary Landrieu has been working on behalf of Energy Transfer Partners as well as for a key regulator who has not yet approved the pipeline.
Hedge funds behind the austerity-driven humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico are also fueling climate change with equity investments in fossil fuel companies whose emissions supercharged the hurricanes that devastated the island.
Vol. 1, No. 3 Welcome to Eyes on the Ties’ Friday Fossil Fuel Runoff! This weekly series highlights the power relationships behind recent developments in the oil and gas industry. We include links to the week’s stories in oil and gas news with important context from LittleSis, including power maps made by the LittleSis community …
Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman has bet billions of dollars on the oil and gas industry, buying interests in drilling fields, fracking companies, major pipeline projects, power plants and export facilities. If Trump continues to make good on his pledge to expand fracking and pipeline infrastructure, Blackstone’s oil and gas bets could prove incredibly lucrative for Schwarzman, whose $425 million 2016 pay package mainly came in the form of stock dividends.
by Rob Galbraith and Gin Armstrong Freeport-McMoRan is far and away the largest oil and gas producer in Los Angeles, with 1,311 active wells in Los Angeles County according California’s Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources. The corporation, a multinational mining giant, acquired most of its Los Angeles wells in its 2012 purchase of …
PAI’s most recent report showed how companies behind major New York State natural gas infrastructure projects have been increasing lobbying expenditures and contracting with firms tied to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s family and administration. This trend is not confined to the natural gas sector: at least one oil infrastructure company is employing the same …