Exxon gasoline terminal reopens after bad batch

ExxonMobil has reopened the racks at its Baton Rouge gasoline terminal after it shut the facility down because of problems involving more than 5 million gallons of unleaded regular fuel.  More »

Oil rises on anticipation of improved jobs report

Benchmark U.S. crude gained 67 cents to close at $100.29 a barrel.  More »

Oil falls even with supply drop

West Texas Intermediate crude fell the most since March 12 on speculation that U.S. inventories gained for an 11th week and as a gauge of manufacturing rose less than expected. Brent slipped.  More »

Officials seek clues in natural gas facility blast

State and federal regulators looking for what caused an explosion at a liquefied natural gas facility on the Washington-Oregon border began interviewing injured workers Tuesday as an evacuation order covering hundreds of nearby residents was lifted.  More »

Utility criminally charged in fatal pipeline blast

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. was charged on Tuesday with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.  More »

Former BP engineer gets sentencing delay

A judge granted a delay until Aug. 6.  More »

Oil falls below $100 on China factory data

The price of oil fell Tuesday, dented by soft Chinese manufacturing figures and Russia’s withdrawal of a small number of troops from the forces massed along its border with Ukraine.  More »

Workers injured as blast rocks Washington gas plant

A large explosion rocked a natural gas processing plant on the Washington-Oregon border Monday, injuring five workers.  More »

Oil steady as U.S., Russia talk on Ukraine

Markets were looking ahead to a report on China’s manufacturing sector.  More »

No more oil found near Indiana refinery spill (photos)

The Coast Guard says crews didn’t find any more oil during the latest search of the Lake Michigan shore following last week’s spill at BP’s northwestern Indiana refinery.  More »

Galveston Bay oil spill could have lasting effect

Some ecological experts fear the 168,000 gallons of oil spilled a week ago in Galveston Bay and now drifting south in the Gulf of Mexico could have lasting effects on the undersea ecosystem.  More »

Chevron, Polish firm jointly explore for shale gas

Poland’s gas giant PGNiG says it has signed an agreement with Chevron to jointly hunt for shale gas in southwestern Poland in a move to speed up the exploration.  More »