State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron monitored a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well, where a worker employed by Houston-based Cameron International was missing. More »
However, the amount of energy they got out of their experimental apparatus was minuscule compared to what they put into it.
Benchmark U.S. crude for March delivery rose 43 cents to $100.37 a barrel. More »
State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron have been continuing to monitor a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well in Pennsylvania. One worker still is unaccounted for. More »
Firefighters in Connecticut are responding to a blaze at a power plant where an explosion in 2010 killed six people and injured several dozen others. More »
French oil company Total SA says its earnings slid nearly 30 percent in the fourth quarter as oil prices stagnated under $110 a barrel and production slipped into reverse. More »
Huntsman returned to a profit in its fourth quarter. More »
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expects a “great deal of continuity” with her predecessor. More »
Washington lawmakers on Monday considered competing measures that try to address potential risks as more crude oil is shipped by rail into the state. More »
The floor of the Alaska Senate broke into an impromptu debate over oil taxes Monday. Sen. Cathy Giessel said the state is better protected at lower oil prices under the new law than under the former tax structure. More »
The price of oil slipped below $100 a barrel Tuesday ahead of Congressional testimony by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s new chief. More »
At the gas pump, prices appear to be starting their annual climb ahead of the U.S. driving season.