Small fire burns at Wyoming gas plant after blast

A small fire burned at a western Wyoming natural gas processing plant Monday, five days after an explosion forced the evacuation of a nearby town and shut down the facility.  More »

US oil flat, Brent falls on Libya exports

Brent fell on news that Libya would soon resume exports from a 70,000 barrel-per-day terminal that had been occupied by rebels.  More »

Greenpeace ship to confront Russian Arctic oil tanker

Greenpeace International is sending out a ship to protest a tanker bringing the first oil produced at a new Russian offshore platform in the Arctic Circle to Rotterdam.  More »

Slovakia signs deal to deliver gas to Ukraine

Slovakia has signed a deal to deliver natural gas to Ukraine, which is facing the threat of a cut-off in supplies from Russia because of a massive debt.  More »

Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets

Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.  More »

Sisters go solar: Convent taps into sun’s energy

A religious community on Green Bay’s north side is going green in a big way.  More »

Oil drops following declines in stock market

U.S. crude for June delivery shed $1.34 to close at $100.60.  More »

Energy Dept. welcomes fracking chemical disclosure

The U.S. Department of Energy said Friday that it welcomes the decision by oil and gas industry supplier Baker Hughes to disclose all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing fluid. But Halliburton, a major competitor in the field, isn’t committing to such disclosure.  More »

New York making $1B investment in solar power

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state is making a long-term, $1 billion investment in support of solar power.  More »

Feds cites Chevron for explosion that killed woman

Chevron’s Pascagoula refinery has been fined $24,000 related to the November explosion and fire that left one employee dead, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  More »

North Dakota finds more radioactive oil waste

Health officials have said that radioactive filter socks increasingly are being found along roadsides, in abandoned buildings or in commercial trash bins — sometimes those of competing oil companies.  More »

Oil near $102 on Ukraine crisis

The price of oil rebounded to near $102 a barrel Thursday on worries about tensions in Ukraine and continued concerns about crude exports from Libya and Nigeria.  More »

Marathon proposes Louisiana refinery expansion

Marathon Petroleum Corp. said it is taking the next step toward a potential $2.2 billion to $2.5 billion upgrade to the company’s Garyville refinery.  More »

Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town

There’s no estimate of when residents will be allowed to go home because it’s not known how long it will take for all the gas in the plant to burn off, a county spokesman said.  More »

Pirates pilfer fuel from Thai tanker off Malaysia

A maritime watchdog says pirates pilfered diesel fuel from a Thai tanker last week in Malaysian waters, making two such attacks in a week.  More »