Oil barely changes after World Bank forecast

The World Bank downgraded its forecast for the global economy this year.  More »

Oil declines slightly, remains above $104

Supplies are likely ample enough to meet this strong — but not overwhelming — demand.  More »

Vietnam urges China to withdraw oil drilling rig

The escalation in tensions is the most serious in years between Vietnam and its massive northern neighbor, which claims nearly all of the South China Sea.  More »

OPEC ministers signal output to remain on hold

Nany of the 12 OPEC members are at their production capacity limits.  More »

Deal may spur drilling in Mississippi, Louisiana

Halcón Resources has leased 314,000 acres in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.  More »

Two states sign deal with Duke for river cleanup

The agreement requires Duke to pay any “reasonable” cost associated with the Feb. 2 spill , which coated 70 miles of the river in gray sludge.  More »

Oil gains on China export growth, solid US jobs

Crude gained $1.75 to close at $104.41 a barrel, the highest closing price since March 3.  More »

Bulgaria halts work on Gazprom gas pipeline

Bulgaria’s prime minister has ordered on Sunday a halt to construction work on the Gazprom-led South Stream pipeline project planned to bypass Ukraine as a transit country and consolidating Russia’s energy grip in Europe.  More »

Pipeline firm behind $2.1B project led Pennsylvania list of fines paid

Subsidiaries of a pipeline giant that wants to build a $2.1 billion natural gas pipeline project through central Pennsylvania paid the most money last year in fines imposed by the state’s environmental regulators, a newspaper reported Sunday.  More »

Poll: Pennsylvanians support drilling, with one caveat

Pennsylvanians support drilling for natural gas by a nearly 2-to-1 margin, but a majority is opposed in one condition, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday.  More »

Oil futures little changed after U.S. jobs report

A strengthening job market would be in important sign of recovery in the world’s biggest economy, which also translates into higher demand for energy.  More »

Louisiana parish to wage court fight against fracking

The St. Tammany Parish Council will go to court to fight a proposed oil drilling project near Mandeville.  More »