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Oil and roses define Ecuador

ECUADOR (eTN) - The temperature in New York was hovering at 100 degrees F. when I left JFK enroute to Quito, Ecuador.

China’s oil spill empties Yellow Sea beaches

BEIJING – China's largest reported oil spill emptied beaches along the Yellow Sea as its size doubled Wednesday, while cleanup efforts included straw mats and frazzled workers with little more than

Tourism news: “Rethink Alberta” campaign urges tourists to boycott the province

EDMONTON — The oilsands public relations war heated up Wednesday, as billboards were unveiled in four major U.S.

NOAA suspends offshore oil spill trajectory forecasts as threat to Florida...

FLORIDA KEYS - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has suspended daily production of offshore Transocean/BP oil spill trajectory maps, because a change in ocean currents has minimized

Spirit is back with its bordering on tasteless oil spill promotion

Spirit Airlines is known for irreverent, bordering on tasteless, marketing campaigns. Will the Miramar-based Spirit's pitch be seen as funny, playful or downright crude this time?

Egypt confirms oil leak off the coast of the Red Sea...

CAIRO — Egypt's government confirmed Monday that oil has leaked from one of several rigs operating off the coast of the Red Sea resort Hurghada.

Oil moving towards tourist destinations

On the pristine white beaches of the northern Gulf there is now a giant cloud-the oil-lurking just off shore and on the minds of everyone here.

When it comes to oil, airlines become big champions of financial...

Airlines and banks tend to be on the same page when it comes to regulation of business - they don't want it.

Uganda oil companies come under scrutiny

Fresh allegations were made by some wildlife managers that the present oil exploration in areas both inside and outside national parks and game reserves was responsible for killing wildlife in the aff

CFTC rule to limit oil speculation a tremendous victory

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines and the organizer of the multi-industry Stop Oil Speculation Now (SOS Now) campaign, today a

Oil and water do not mix

The controversy surrounding reports in the local press that the recently-opened Tune Hotel on Jalan Ciung Wanara, Kuta, in Bali is contaminating local water supplies continued to boil.

Conservation and oil exploration – partners or incompatible opposites?

Mighty birdsong is the wakeup call visitors can expect when staying at the Paraa Safari Lodge on the banks of the river Nile, although the more conventional method – like a discreet knock on the doo

Economic meltdown only latest woe for oil-rich Kazakhstan

With economic turmoil ravaging world markets, political or economic instability anywhere comes with incrementally higher stakes.

Will a new oil bubble derail economic recovery?

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) today commended the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for proposing hearings to examine measures to curb excessive speculation in the commoditi

ATA applauds Obama administration white paper on oil trading

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) today applauded the Obama administration on the issuance of its white paper addressing excessive unchecked speculation that artificially drives the price

Airlines say they can’t afford another huge oil price jump

FORT WORTH — The 25% run-up in oil prices over the past month that has motorists again scrutinizing gas station price signs heading into the Memorial Day weekend also has U.S.

Is water the new oil?

Could water shortages be the cause of the next major international conflict?

Arabian Gulf oil business is still bubbling

While world market prices of oil are currently sitting at about a third of those enjoyed at the commodity’s peak less than 12 months ago, plenty of producers can still make profits at current levels

Gearing up for the Oil & Gas Maintenance and Pipeline Rehabilitation...

More than 2,000 of the world's leading oil and gas professionals are expected to attend the Oil & Gas Maintenance and Pipeline Rehabilitation Conference and Exhibition, which is set to open January 19

Gaza: Truth or consequence

“Jews and Arabs refuse to act as enemies!” yelled Jaffa activists late Tuesday afternoon at Ajami Park, corner Yefet and Dr. Erlich streets.

Drop in gas prices doesn’t mean airline tickets will be cheaper

So you figured, with the price of jet fuel — like the gas you buy at the pump — coming back down to earth, you might get a price break at the airport.

Oil prices down, airline surcharges still exist

Oil prices are going down, but airlines aren't reducing the fees they added on because of high fuel costs.

Oil & Gas Maintenance Technology / Pipeline Rehabilitation & Maintenance announce...

BAHRAIN - The annual Oil & Gas Maintenance Technology / Pipeline Rehabilitation & Maintenance conference and exhibition, hosted by Saudi Aramco and BAPCO, working with the event owner and producer, Pe

For airlines, oil is proving a two-edged sword

Outside the energy sector, no other industry is as vulnerable to high oil prices as airlines.

Northwest profitable with oil at $100 – CEO

Northwest Airlines Corp, which is set to be acquired by Delta Airlines, can be profitable with oil at $100 per barrel, Doug Steenland, the company's chief executive, said on Wednesday.

Air Transport Association reacts to largest one-day oil price gain in...

WASHINGTON, DC (September 22, 2008) - The Air Transport Association (ATA), the industry trade organization for the major US airlines, today reacted to oil's largest one-day price gain in NYMEX history

Floridians: Tourists-schmourists… Drill, baby, drill!

The dolphins and pelicans that swim just off Caladesi Island's linen-white sands along Florida's western coast help draw almost 80 million visitors and $57 billion to the ``Sunshine State'' each year.

Oil is at $114. Mr. Airline, would you like to meet...

In a research report Monday, Morgan Stanley analyst William Greene predicted that if crude oil falls to $115 a barrel, the airline industry could be profitable.

Airline boss says high oil a threat

Up to a quarter of the world's airlines could go broke if fuel costs fail to keep going down and oil prices return to $US145 a barrel, Emirates president Tim Clark has warned.