A federal judge has certified a handful of class-action lawsuits accusing two energy companies of cheating southwest Virginia residents out of tens of millions of dollars in royalty payments for natural gas drilled on their land. More »
Southeast Asia will require $1.7 trillion of investment in energy infrastructure over the next two decades to cope with a sharp surge in demand and counter growing reliance on oil imports, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday. It predicted coal will become increasingly crucial for power generation in the region. More »
Dozens of people at a public meeting rose to oppose the reimbursement of San Diego Gas and Electric for replacement power it purchased while the now-defunct San Onofre nuclear plant sat idle. More »
A federal court official in Rio de Janeiro Tuesday said that judge Raffaele Felice Pirro decided to dismiss the case on Friday after Chevron agreed to pay the equivalent of about $150 million in “compensatory activities.”
A list of toxic chemicals used by Ohio shale drillers must be made available locally to governments, first responders and residents under a new state directive. More »
People who canoe on, or wade or swim in, the Kalamazoo River near Marshall in southwestern Michigan are not expected to suffer any long-term harm from chemicals left in the water when an oil pipeline burst in 2010, according to a state report. More »
The judge ruled BP must fund the budget at “the revised $111 million within four working days.”
The price is far less than the majority shareholders received.
A new system to capture one of the main gases linked to global warming will be tested at a Nebraska coal plant over nearly four years. More »
A proposed $6 million natural gas pipeline for Clarksville has hit a snag. A Kentucky county wants access to the gas being transported on it before granting approval. More »
Shares in TNK-BP soared 12 percent on the comments.
Norwegian energy company Statoil ASA says it has made another “significant” discovery of crude oil off the Canadian coast in the Flemish Pass. More »