Oil settles above $100 a barrel

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Chesapeake looking to sell assets, reduce debt

Chesapeake Energy will try to raise as much as $8 billion by selling parts or all of some of its emerging oil and gas territory in West Texas and Oklahoma.  More »

Transocean asks judge to make key witness testify

Lawyers for the owners of the drilling rig that exploded at the start of the 2010 oil spill are asking a federal judge to make a key witness talk to them before their trial.  More »

Drillers cut natural gas production as prices drop

As natural gas prices continue to drop, the recent nationwide boom in drilling is slowing. Drillers don’t make money if prices go too low — and drilling wells isn’t cheap.  More »

EPA examining gas drilling in southwestern Pa.

Federal environmental investigators examining the impact of natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale are focusing on southwestern Pennsylvania’s Washington County.  More »

New spill reported on Eni oil well in Nigeria

An environmental group says there is a new spill on an oil well run by Italian firm Eni SpA in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta.  More »

Alaska lawmakers debate tax cut for oil companies

Alaska’s economic future is on the line if more oil doesn’t flow through the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline.  More »

Report says green energy loans could cost $3 billion

The review did not involve Solyndra or Beacon Power Corp.,companies that went bankrupt after receiving a federal loan.  More »

Oil prices tumble on European debt concern

Benchmark crude fell by $1.17 to end the week at $98.67 per barrel in New York.  More »

Casinos question offshore drilling, worried about impact

Mississippi casino operators are saying they trust state leaders that exploration and drilling would be low-key for natural gas and out of sight of most of the mainland.  More »

Refinery workers stage vigil outside gov’s mansion

Several dozen workers from a trio of imperiled oil refineries in southeastern Pennsylvania staged a candlelight vigil outside the state’s executive mansion asking Gov. Tom Corbett to help them keep their jobs.  More »

Natural gas price up on production cuts

Chesapeake Energy Corp. told investors its production cuts are “actually higher” than the minimum of 500 million cubic feet per day it announced in January.  More »