Houston-based wind company expanding

Representatives of Houston-based EDP Renewable told the Wayne County commissioners Wednesday the company will study parts of Wayne, Randolph and Henry counties as possible wind farm locations.  More »

Mexico’s Pemex: 3 workers still missing after platform blaze

Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it became aware of the missing workers when it recounted personnel after Wednesday’s fire on the Abkatun-A Permanente shallow-water platform in the Campeche Sound.  More »

North Dakota orders 5 companies to reduce oil production in state

The five companies were ordered this month to reduce production to 100 barrels per day at certain wells or risk facing daily penalties.  More »

Quebec oil train disaster settlement for victims’ families

Chicago-based law firm Meyers & Flowers says it will be closely reviewing the settlement to determine whether the defendants are paying sufficient funds.  More »

A pipeline developer is suing 103 West Virginia property owners to get access to their lands

Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC’s lawsuit seeks access to the properties to conduct a survey for a possible pipeline route.  More »

Mexico says oil spill avoided after deadly offshore blaze

At least four workers died and two suffered life-threatening injuries in an explosion that engulfed the platform in flames Wednesday, forcing 300 people to abandon the facility.  More »

Engineer of oil tanker train sues BNSF for Casselton crash

The accident about 30 miles west of Fargo happened when a train carrying soybeans derailed in front of a BNSF oil train, causing that train to also derail and set off a fire that could be seen from nearly 10 miles away.  More »

Pemex platform fire kills four workers, injures 16

A fire at a shallow-water oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has killed four workers, injured 16 and forced the evacuation of 300, Mexico’s state-owned oil company said Wednesday.  More »

Another state joins the fight against the White House’s new fracking rules

The Obama administration is requiring companies that drill on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.  More »

Report: Cheap crude prices could boost the U.S. economy for another two years

Just three months ago, the group forecast that oil would spike to $85 per barrel by December 2015; now it expects prices below $70 until 2016.  More »

BNSF adds new safety rules for crude oil trains

Under the changes, BNSF is slowing down crude oil trains to 35 mph in cities with more than 100,000 people.  More »

BOEM has recieved thousands of comments on whether to open the Atlantic to drilling

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management was receiving comments through midnight Monday on what should be studied in an environmental impact statement of offshore drilling, which later this decade could include the Atlantic.  More »

Oil workers in West Texas and New Mexico were underpaid millions, Labor Department says

Among the problems found, employers were failing to include bonus payments when calculating overtime rates, weren’t paying for time spent working off-the-clock and paying flat rates despite the hours worked by employees.  More »

Nation’s biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

Chicago-based Exelon essentially wants to change Illinois state rules for its power market as the nuclear industry competes with historically low prices for natural gas.  More »

Low oil prices force 2 Oklahoma companies to cut jobs

Samson Resource Co. produced oil and liquids after primarily being a natural gas driller. The company reported a net loss of $1.6 billion for its third fiscal quarter in 2014. The company’s layoffs are effective immediately.  More »
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