Officials say oil spill sheen dissipating in Ohio River

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is coordinating the response to the spill, which occurred at a Duke Energy power plant near Cincinnati.  More »

Brine firm sues over biblical fracturing billboard

The complaint by the company contends the wells are safe, legal and meet all state safety standards.  More »

BHP plans asset split, posts $13.8 billion profit

“Our operational performance continued to improve,” said CEO Andrew Mackenzie.  More »

Investigators release Quebec train disaster report

Wendy Tadros said 18 factors played a role, including a rail company that cut corners and a Canadian regulator that didn’t do proper safety audits.  More »

Fuel oil spills into Ohio River

Duke Energy said the spill occurred during a fuel transfer and lasted 10 to 15 minutes before it was stopped.  More »

Environmentalists say Pa. health registry needed

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration said Monday it has enhanced the state health department’s handling of complaints involving natural-gas drilling, prompting environmentalists to renew their demand for more aggressive action.  More »

Less shake from artificial quakes

Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found.  More »

PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in deadly blast

The 2010 California blast killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes.  More »

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production tax

Ballot Measure No. 1 asks voters if they want to reject the 2013 law that supporters have dubbed the “More Alaska Production Act.”  More »

Pemex has mixed success in first phase of energy overhaul

Mexico’s state-owned Pemex will retain rights to more than 80 percent of the country’s proven and probable oil reserves, but most areas of possible reserves will be open to private exploration.  More »

Spectra halts Pennsylvania pipeline plans

Houston-based Spectra Energy is suspending work on a pipeline that would have moved natural gas from Pennsylvania to North Carolina.  More »

Judge rules against Dominion LNG in zoning dispute

A judge’s ruling could mean new delays for a proposed Maryland facility to liquefy and export natural gas.  More »