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EU deal could discourage oil drilling in Arctic waters

Press release | February 21, 2013 at 14:44

Brussels, 21 February 2013 – Greenpeace has welcomed a preliminary agreement between the European Parliament and the Council over an EU law on oil and gas offshore drilling. If confirmed, the law could limit or even prevent oil drilling under...

Greenpeace calls for deep sea drilling ban as Commission shakes up oil rules

Press release | October 13, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — New deep sea oil operations should be banned as the only sure way of preventing a Deepwater Horizon-like spill in Europe, Greenpeace said in response to today’s shake-up of offshore drilling rules by the European...

Oil companies out of the deep seas!

Press release | July 14, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — Oil-smudged Greenpeace activists awaited the arrival in Brussels of 18 CEOs from some of the world’s biggest oil companies for a meeting today with EU energy commissioner Günther Oettinger and environment commissioner...

European Parliament vote could prolong Europe’s addiction to oil

Press release | September 28, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — The European Parliament’s environment committee could prolong Europe’s dependence on oil if it weakens measures to reduce CO2 emissions from vans and blocks a resolution for a ban on deep-sea drilling in Europe, said...

Gas guzzlers splattered

Image gallery | October 20, 2010

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