Official: Iran oil industry safe after cyberattack

An Iranian official says the country’s oil industry is working well despite an attack from hackers and a computer virus that targeted the sector’s computer systems.  More »

Oil falls on European economy concerns

Benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude gave up 77 cents to end at $103.11 per barrel in New York.  More »

Repsol threatens to sue firms that help Argentina

Spanish energy firm Repsol warned Monday that it would consider legal action against companies or investors that help Argentina exploit petroleum Repsol had planned to tap before its Argentine unit YPF was nationalized.  More »

After 4-month surge, gas prices start falling

The worst is over, for now. Gasoline prices are starting to fall.  More »

Earthquake link not stopping Ohio wastewater wells

Earthquakes in northeastern Ohio linked to the injection of gas-drilling wastewater into the earth haven’t slowed applications for more injection wells.  More »

Energy crisis provokes Argentine YPF expropriation

Less than a decade ago, Argentina was an exporter of oil and natural gas. Now the government has to spend billions of dollars to import fuel.  More »

As Bakken oil booms, police prepare for change

Booming oil production across a wide expanse of the Northern Plains is forcing law enforcement from the U.S. and Canada to gird for a spike in crimes ranging from drug trafficking and gun offenses to prostitution.  More »

Detroit homeowners consider Marathon buyout offers

Marathon Petroleum Co. says the owners of most homes that it wants to buy near its southwest Detroit oil refinery are considering the company’s offer.  More »

Honda starts building new hybrid at SE Ind. plant

Honda is starting up production of a new gas-electric hybrid car at its southeastern Indiana factory.  More »

Oil near $103 on growth fears, Europe uncertainty

Oil prices fell to near $103 a barrel Monday after surveys showed economic activity in China and Europe continues to contract. Meanwhile, a Dutch government crisis and French election results suggested waning support for austerity policies.  More »

Gasoline prices start falling

Pump prices have dropped 6 cents over two weeks to a national average on Friday of $3.88. Experts say gasoline could fall another nickel or more next week.  More »

EU delays vote on stamping oil sands with anti-environment label

The European Commission is set to delay voting on whether to label oil from oil sands as worse for climate change than other forms of crude, delivering a victory to Canada.  More »