Officials: 2 killed at West Virginia coal mine

Officials from the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration say two workers were trapped and killed in an accident at a West Virginia coal mine.  More »

Ukraine jitters push crude oil above $100

The price of oil rose above $100 a barrel on Monday amid renewed tensions over Ukraine.  More »

Energy bill mired in Keystone XL dispute

A bipartisan bill to promote many of the same efficiency goals Obama touted Friday in California is expected to go down in defeat Monday amid a dispute over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.  More »

Proposed Nebraska power line draws opposition

One of Nebraska’s biggest utilities wants to build a 220-mile power transmission line across the Sandhills, but the project is drawing strong opposition from some environmental groups.  More »

Fed government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.  More »

Oregon not well prepared for oil-train catastrophe

Trains moved almost 500 million gallons of crude oil alongside Oregon waterways last year, but no state law requires railroad companies to plan for oil spills or contribute to a regional database that tracks caches of emergency response equipment.  More »

Senator: Latest train spill shows need to improve safety

Sen. Mark Udall says a Union Pacific derailment and oil spill in Weld County illustrates the importance of upgrading rail safety regulations.  More »

Federal Watchdog: Pipeline safety oversight shoddy

The federal agency responsible for making sure states effectively oversee the safety of natural gas and other pipelines is failing to do its job, a government watchdog said in a report released Friday.  More »

Obama, at Wal-Mart, touts efficiency — angers labor

President Barack Obama is showcasing Wal-Mart, often a target of labor groups and other Democratic constituencies, to promote advances in energy efficiency in his broader campaign to confront climate change.  More »

Palin defends oil tax structure she championed

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin defended as fair and commonsense the oil tax structure she championed while in office, a system that has been dismantled by state lawmakers and her successor, fellow Republican Sean Parnell.  More »

Railroad says federal order won’t affect oil shipments

The U.S. Department of Transportation required railroads to inform state emergency management officials about the movement of large shipments of crude oil.  More »

Oil falls to near $100 after China trade data

U.S. crude for June delivery fell 51 cents to close at $100.26 a barrel.  More »
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