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A welder died after sparking an explosion while using his torch on a crude oil storage tank at an eastern Utah well site, the state’s largest oil producer told regulators.
A Pennsylvania politician wants to create an advisory panel to examine possible health issues related to Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.
News that Talisman Energy Inc. is pulling out of exploration for shale gas in Poland is a blow to the country’s hopes that its deposits of the hydrocarbon will soon cut its dependence on Russian supplies and support the weakening economy.
Federal land managers have cited the toll of environmental litigation — as well as budget problems and low staffing — in postponing all oil and gas lease auctions in California until October.
Voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing in a northeast Ohio city where disposal of wastewater from the drilling method led to earthquakes and alleged groundwater contamination.
The decision came after a federal judge ruled last month that BLM had violated a key environmental law.
U.S. District Judge William Smith said that the high court’s decision means he is limited to fining Southern Union Co. $500,000 or the equivalent in community service
The Pentagon for the first time used its annual report on China to directly assert that Beijing’s government and military have conducted computer-based attacks against the U.S., including efforts to steal information from federal agencies.
Oil company BP says it is selling its majority stake in Brazil’s Polvo oil field for $135 million in cash to HRT Oil & Gas.
Voters are weighing a proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing in a northeast Ohio city where disposal of wastewater from the drilling method led to earthquakes and alleged groundwater contamination.