Tar sands ‘dirty oil’ could soon be coming to Pembrokeshire, UK

US company Valero admits plans to import https://www.no-tar-sands.org/files/page/3/highly-polluting oil to uk, locals vow to oppose it a new report published by the uk tar sands network, corporate watch and pembrokeshire friends of the earth reveals that us energy company valero is expecting to bring increasing quantities of oil derived from the controversial tar sands to… Continue Reading

The lowdown on dirty tar sands diplomacy

The Canadian Government and the oil industry are working together to promote the tar sands industry and weaken climate legislation throughout the world. They are currently focusing on plugging their polluting product in Europe. Most of these dodgy dealings go on behind closed doors, but more and more information has come to light recently about… Continue Reading

Valero – no tar sands in the UK!

UK Tar Sands Network, Corporate Watch and Pembrokeshire Friends of the Earth have just released a new report outlining Valero’s plans to bring tar sands to the UK. This page gives a summary of the report. US-based Valero Energy is the world’s largest independent petroleum refiner (a company which refines crude oil, but doesn’t drill… Continue Reading