The National Association of Railroad Passengers wrote to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx this week urging him to intervene.
The price of crude rose nearly 2 percent. More »
An agreement with major oil and pipeline companies to advance a liquefied natural-gas project represents a “groundbreaking achievement” for Alaska, says the state’s revenue commissioner. More »
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has delayed finalizing its investigative report into an April 2010 explosion that killed seven workers at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, prompting criticism from its own members and others. More »
The price of oil inched up to around $97 a barrel Monday but gains were tempered by the prospect of a further reduction in U.S. central bank stimulus and stock market headwinds.
The National Football League has sought to gradually reduce the footprint left behind by the Big Game, and the league is taking steps to make the Feb. 2 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium the most environmentally friendly yet, from planting trees to offset carbon emissions to composting food waste to using biodiesel to power generators. More »
Companies should “hold off” doing business in Iran because many of the sanctions against the country are still in place despite an interim nuclear deal, the top U.S. Treasury official warned Monday. More »
A former BP engineer is basing his request for a new trial on improper interviews with jurors who had convicted him of trying to obstruct a federal investigation of the company’s 2010 Gulf oil spill, federal prosecutors say. More »
Crude still finished the week with a gain of more than 2 percent. More »
The fire, put out about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, had been burning since early Wednesday at the plant near New Albany, but no injuries were reported. There were also at least three explosions at JNS Biofuels, formerly known as North Mississippi Biodiesel. More »
The price of oil slipped back to near $97 a barrel Friday, interrupting a sustained rally on expectations for increased demand. More »
First Solar Inc. has announced plans for a power plant in West Texas. More »
The International Energy Agency says the U.S. will become the world’s largest oil producer by around 2020. More »
With a six-month deal in place easing sanctions, Iran is hoping to draw international investment to the field to spur its production.
An evacuation was ordered after winds began shifting smoke from the blaze and heavy smoke began to accumulate on the ground, said Union County Emergency Management Director Curt Clayton. More »