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Water Demand is Flash Point in Dakota Oil Boom

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Production from the Bakken Shale is projected to use up to 5.5 billion gallons of water annually.

California Drought is No Problem for Kern County Oil Producers

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Farmers do without water because of oil industry uses.

Indigenous People from Ecuador to Louisiana Forge Alliances Against Global Oil Spills

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Indigenous leaders from Amazon rainforests to Bayou swamplands.

"Crude" Director Joe Berlinger Fights Against Chevron's Subpoena

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A documentary filmmaker lands his own day in court against the oil giant.

Bottomless Precedent: BP Gulf Gusher Endemic to Global Oil Problem

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Big spills and bigger damage to people and water resources around the globe.

Map: Oil Pipelines and Vegetation in the Niger Delta

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Nigeria has been pumping vast amounts of oil since the 1950s. This map shows the oil fields, pipelines, and terminals in relation to the Niger Delta's main cities and its differing types of vegetation, from swamplands to rainforests.

War on Water: A Clash Over Oil, Power and Poverty in the Niger Delta

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Thousands Search for Fresh Water, Food in a Monumentally Contaminated War Zone

The Forgotten South Caucasus: Where Oil and Water Mix

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A “New Great Game” of Geopolitical Control Surfaces in Russia’s Old Backyard