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 »
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 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 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 says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself. More »
A religious community on Green Bay’s north side is going green in a big way. More »
U.S. crude for June delivery shed $1.34 to close at $100.60. More »
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.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state is making a long-term, $1 billion investment in support of solar power. More »
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 »
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.
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 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 »
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 »
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 »