Big supplies help push crude prices down again

Oil fell for a sixth day after crude stockpiles increased in the U.S., the world’s largest consumer of the commodity.  More »

Honda wins appeal of small-claims hybrid judgment

A judge overturned a nearly $10,000 small-claims judgment against American Honda Motor Co. that was won by a car owner who said the automaker misrepresented the gas mileage of her hybrid Civic, according to a ruling released Wednesday.  More »

Romney says Obama has failed on energy policy

Republican Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama claiming credit for increased American energy production is akin to Romney saying he was responsible for the Red Sox winning the World Series when he was Massachusetts governor.  More »

Chesapeake Energy sued over corporate jet policy

Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. is being sued by a shareholder over the company’s corporate jet policy.  More »

Occidental unit to buy ex-naval station in Texas

A unit of oil producer Occidental Petroleum Corp. has reached an $82 million deal to buy the South Texas site of former Naval Station Ingleside.  More »

Gas price likely won’t set record this summer

Gasoline prices likely won’t set any records this summer, thanks to a recent drop in the price of oil.  More »

India’s top court refuses entry to Exxon Valdez

India’s Supreme Court has banned the Exxon Valdez from entering India, saying the ship involved in one of the worst U.S. oil spills will not be allowed in for dismantling until it has been decontaminated.  More »

U.K. to pursue electricity-market law to boost low-carbon plants

The U.K. plans to overhaul its electricity market as the government seeks to prevent spikes in natural-gas prices and spur investment in lower-emitting technologies.  More »

Oil prices fall again, settle near $97 a barrel

The price of oil extended a weeklong decline, as signs of global economic weakness raised concerns about energy demand.  More »

Gov’t cuts summer gasoline price forecast

The government says gasoline will be cheaper this summer than previously expected thanks to a drop in the price of oil.  More »

Excuse me: Gassy dinosaurs helped warm Earth

Potty humor just got prehistoric. A new study suggests that dinosaurs may have helped keep an already overheated world warmer with their flatulence and burps 200 million years ago.  More »

Feds: Pipeline companies must keep safety records

Energy companies will need to keep up-to-date records to prove they are running the nation’s aging pipelines at safe pressures under a new set of guidelines the federal government announced Monday in response to a deadly natural gas explosion in a San Francisco suburb.  More »