Crude oil remains above $102

Oil is up 2 percent for the week.  More »

Railroads confront crude safety

Railroads that haul volatile crude shipments have reached an agreement with U.S. transportation officials to adopt wide-ranging voluntary safety measures after a string of explosive and deadly accidents.  More »

Top lawmaker proposes California fuel tax

California’s Senate leader on Thursday proposed a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to mass transit projects and households making less than $75,000 annually.  More »

Crude oil steady as US cold underpins demand

The price of oil was little changed Friday, underpinned by demand stemming from arctic weather in the U.S.  More »

Judge delays trial for two BP well site leaders

The case involves BP well site leaders Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine.  More »

Oil below $103 as Chinese factory activity drops

U.S. retail gasoline prices continued their seasonal climb.  More »

Obama pressed by neighbors on sensitive issues

President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to press ahead with stalled efforts to expand trade agreements for the Americas into Asia, but made no promises to frustrated Canadian leaders about his long-anticipated decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.  More »

Judge rejects Mix’s motion seeking his recusal

U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. blasted a potential conflict-of-interest claim raised by Kurt Mix’s attorneys  More »

Oil over $103 on winter demand, supply concerns

Natural gas for March delivery advanced 59.8 cents to $6.149 per million British thermal units.  More »

BP official says it’s getting closer to EPA agreement

The Obama administration suspended BP’s ability to get new federal contracts in 2012  More »

Nebraska law that allowed Keystone XL struck down

A judge issued a ruling that invalidated Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman’s approval of the route.  More »

Records: Ohio governor’s aides knew of pro-drilling plan

A memo labeled the so-called eco-left, including the Sierra Club, Ohio Environmental Council and others as adversaries. Halliburton and other energy companies the department is charged with regulating were named as allies, as were national, local and state chambers of commerce.  More »