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Government inspectors have been keeping a close eye on coal operators through aerial surveillance in central Appalachia, a region that’s been the center of debate over so-called mountaintop removal mining.
Federal regulators Thursday disclosed the most detailed information to date on damage at California’s idled San Onofre nuclear power plant, where scores of tubes that carry radioactive water have eroded at an alarming rate.
The gas drilling industry gave less money to Pennsylvania politicians in 2011, but it spent more on lobbyists.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won’t cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.
Crude rose 27 cents to end at $86.08 per barrel.
A Nigerian government agency says 95 people have died after a fuel tanker caught fire and exploded.
A plunge in the price of natural gas has made it cheaper for utilities to produce electricity. But the savings aren’t translating to lower rates for customers. Instead, U.S. electricity prices are going up.
A group of state lawmakers delving into the issue of high gas prices is finding no easy answers for trying to provide Alaskans with some relief at the pump.
A federal grand jury has indicted a man accused of trying to blow up a natural gas pipeline in suburban Dallas.
Oil rose above $85 a barrel Wednesday after a report showed U.S. crude supplies fell for a second week, suggesting demand may be improving.