BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

Gov. Sean Parnell said he was “extremely disappointed” by the planned layoffs.  More »

Chevron draining natural gas after worker death

Authorities said that a Chevron Corp. subsidiary was still releasing natural gas Sunday from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker.  More »

Oklahoma oil hub getting bigger with new pipelines

New pipeline projects are expanding the size of an Oklahoma crude oil hub that is already one of the most important oil storage facilities in the world.  More »

1 dead in gas accident on offshore La. platform

A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said.  More »

Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine

The spat between Poland and Russia came amid concerns that Moscow is ready to use its energy exports as a political weapon over the crisis in Ukraine.  More »

German firm buys shares in North Sea oil, gas

Wintershall’s deal is with Norwegian company Statoil for $1.25 billion. Norway, along with Russia, is a key supplier of gas to Europe.  More »

Senators chide freight railroads on delays

The rail industry’s top lobbyist said the industry is struggling to keep up with a sharp increase in freight rail demand created by the oil boom in the Bakken region of North Dakota and two years of unusually bountiful agriculture harvests.  More »

Russian gas supplies to Poland drop by a quarter

Some commentators believe it to be retaliation by Moscow against Poland for its decision to help Ukraine with gas.  More »

Official says fighting in Iraq delays Iran gas exports

Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said the pipeline goes partly through territory now controlled by the Islamic State group.  More »

Biorefineries planned for South Louisiana

Gov. Bobby Jindal and Frank Randazzo, the company’s chief operating officer, said Monday that NFR BioEnergy will convert sugar cane waste, known as bagasse, into hardened energy pellets for use as fuel at global power plants.  More »

Anti-fracking billboards in Ohio coming down

An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” in billboards opposing the disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages will come down Tuesday.  More »

Northeast carbon auctions reach $1.8 billion

The nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative use the revenue to fund energy efficiency, renewable energy, consumer utility bill assistance, and other consumer programs  More »
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