Cyprus to license offshore oil and gas search

NICOSIA, Cyprus — A top Cyprus energy official said Tuesday that the Mediterranean island will go ahead with a second licensing round for offshore oil and gas exploration later this year in a move that could stoke tensions with Turkey. Energy Ser…  More »

Britain’s FTSE leads stock markets higher

LONDON — The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares outperformed its peers Tuesday, leading European shares higher as traders played catch-up following a belated New Year return. Oil company BP PLC made sizable gains following reports that riva…  More »

Britain’s FTSE leads stock markets higher

LONDON — The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares outperformed its peers Tuesday, leading European shares higher as traders played catch-up following a belated New Year return. Oil company BP PLC made sizable gains following reports that riva…  More »

Britain’s FTSE leads stock markets higher

LONDON — The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares outperformed its peers Tuesday, leading European shares higher as traders played catch-up following a belated New Year return. Oil company BP PLC made sizable gains following reports that riva…  More »

Pennsylvania allows Marcellus wastewater to be dumped in rivers

Most states require drillers to inject hydraulic fracturing wastewater down shafts thousands of feet deep. Pennsylvania is the only one that allows rivers and streams to serve as the primary disposal place for the polluted water. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  More »

EPA board stops Shell’s Arctic clean air permits

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Native and conservation groups have succeeded in challenging clean air permits granted to Shell Oil to drill exploration wells in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas.  More »

Pa. allows dumping of tainted waters from gas boom

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Pa. allows dumping of tainted waters from gas boom

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Pa. allows dumping of tainted waters from gas boom

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Pa. allows dumping of tainted waters from gas boom

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Pa. allows dumping of tainted waters from gas boom

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Pa. allows dumping of tainted waters from gas boom

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NTSB urges scrutiny of utility in Calif. gas blast

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Federal investigators issued a number of urgent safety recommendations Monday, pressing for new scrutiny at the California utility responsible for the gas pipeline that exploded in a San Francisco suburb last year, killing eig…  More »

NTSB urges scrutiny of utility in Calif. gas blast

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Federal investigators issued a number of urgent safety recommendations Monday, pressing for new scrutiny at the California utility responsible for the gas pipeline that exploded in a San Francisco suburb last year, killing eig…  More »

NTSB urges scrutiny of utility in Calif. gas blast

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Federal investigators issued a number of urgent safety recommendations Monday, pressing for new scrutiny at the California utility responsible for the gas pipeline that exploded in a San Francisco suburb last year, killing eig…  More »