The price of oil extended losses Friday as seasonal maintenance of refineries crimps U.S. demand and a stronger dollar makes the commodity more expensive. More »
North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy illegally pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit into the Cape Fear River, marking the eighth time in less than a month the nation’s largest electricity company has been cited for environmental violations. More »
A 5-inch crack in a pipeline caused more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil to leak into a suburban nature preserve, officials said Thursday. More »
Twenty five years after the Exxon Valdez spill, most of the species have recovered. But some wildlife, as well as the people who live in the region, are still struggling. More »
The building’s owner normally would have to pay for the cleanup but he was charged with felony larceny in an unrelated incident and hasn’t been located.
Natural gas lost 12 cents to $4.37 per 1,000 cubic feet.
The deal would put the commodities business in the hands of Swiss company Mercuria Energy Group. More »
The Alaska Senate on Tuesday passed legislation aimed at advancing a major liquefied natural gas project, over nagging concerns about the role of TransCanada Corp. More »
Benchmark U.S. crude for April delivery gained $1.62 to $99.70. More »
The project was among a series of initiatives drawn up by Mideast envoy Tony Blair. More »
The chief executive of Russian oil giant Rosneft and a close ally of President Vladimir Putin has spoken defiantly of possible sanctions by Western powers against him, threatening to move business elsewhere. More »
Fire officials say oil leaked into a southwest Ohio nature preserve from a crude oil pipeline. More »