Way cleared for medical claims in 2010 BP spill

The medical settlement is separate from a larger economic damages settlement, which remains the subject of an appeal.  More »

Cameron worker missing at site of burning well

State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron monitored a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well, where a worker employed by Houston-based Cameron International was missing.  More »

Nuclear fusion project takes key step in lab test

However, the amount of energy they got out of their experimental apparatus was minuscule compared to what they put into it.  More »

Oil back above $100 on China data, OPEC outlook

Benchmark U.S. crude for March delivery rose 43 cents to $100.37 a barrel.  More »

Worker remains missing as Chevron well continues to burn

State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron have been continuing to monitor a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well in Pennsylvania. One worker still is unaccounted for.  More »

Fire reported at Connecticut power plant

Firefighters in Connecticut are responding to a blaze at a power plant where an explosion in 2010 killed six people and injured several dozen others.  More »

Total reports sharply lower 4th quarter earnings

French oil company Total SA says its earnings slid nearly 30 percent in the fourth quarter as oil prices stagnated under $110 a barrel and production slipped into reverse.  More »

Huntsman results top Wall Street expectations

Huntsman returned to a profit in its fourth quarter.  More »

Oil closes below $100 after Fed leader’s testimony

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expects a “great deal of continuity” with her predecessor.  More »

Competing bills to address safety of oil transport

Washington lawmakers on Monday considered competing measures that try to address potential risks as more crude oil is shipped by rail into the state.  More »

Floor of Alaska Senate breaks into oil tax debate

The floor of the Alaska Senate broke into an impromptu debate over oil taxes Monday. Sen. Cathy Giessel said the state is better protected at lower oil prices under the new law than under the former tax structure.  More »

Oil slips below $100 ahead of Fed chief’s testimony

The price of oil slipped below $100 a barrel Tuesday ahead of Congressional testimony by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s new chief.  More »