Lawmakers will hear from backers of a proposal to increase taxes on horizontally drilled shale wells in Ohio on Wednesday. More »
The lawsuit alleges Mikal Watts failed to file claims for at least 98 percent of the 44,000 clients he claimed to represent. More »
The use of heating oil is expected to surge.
Railroad Commissioner David J. Porter said: “Commission rules and regulations must be based on sound science and proven facts.” More »
Natural gas prices rose and coal regained some of its once-dominant share in the electricity generation business in 2013, a report says.
The share of electricity generated from coal rose in Germany last year as the country seeks to achieve its ambitious aim of switching off all nuclear power plants by 2022. More »
Environmental groups want a judge to stop rules setting a framework for offshore gas and oil exploration in parts of the Mississippi Sound. More »
The price of oil rose Tuesday, with unusually cold weather in the U.S. expected to fuel demand. More »
Crude prices are falling because global supplies appear strong enough to meet growing demand in the U.S. More »
Environmental groups opposed to natural gas drilling using high-volume hydraulic fracturing plan to make a lot of noise at the Empire State Plaza this week. More »
Oil prices recovered Monday on bargain hunting after a week-long plunge. More »
A Defense Ministry official says Libya’s navy has prevented a Malta-flagged oil tanker from entering its territorial waters apparently en route to a militia that has shut down oil terminals for months in a challenge to the government. More »