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 »

Oil nears $103 on winter demand, supply concerns

The price of oil extended gains to near $103 a barrel Wednesday, driven by severe winter weather in the U.S. and supply concerns.  More »

Energy Department expected to OK nuclear plant loan

The Vogtle nuclear plant is now under construction in eastern Georgia.  More »

Toxins leaking from 2nd pipe at coal ash dump

Duke Energy had downplayed concerns water in the pipe is contaminated.  More »

U.S. cold, Chinese growth help lift oil above $102

The price of oil stayed above $100 a barrel Tuesday on expectations cold weather in the U.S. and steady Chinese growth will underpin demand.  More »

Pennsylvania settles Halliburton case for $1.8 million

The state said Halliburton’s Homer City facility stored, treated and transported hydrochloric acid without obtaining proper permits between 1999 and 2011.  More »

Duke earnings rise 58 percent in 4th quarter

Duke Energy Corp., based in Charlotte, N.C., is the nation’s largest electric utility.  More »

Governor defends actions for oil refinery’s future

Gov. Sean Parnell said critics of his administration’s actions in a North Pole oil refinery’s impending closure don’t see behind-the-scenes work that could keep the refinery operating.  More »

Obama to talk up benefits of fuel-efficient trucks

President Barack Obama says having a more fuel-efficient truck fleet will boost the economy and help combat climate change.  More »