A judge postponed the scheduled January trial of oil spill litigation because hotels will be filled with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras revelers. More »
Federal criminal investigators are looking into statements made by officials of companies connected with the Gulf oil spill in the days and weeks after the disaster. More »
The California Public Utilities Commission announced Monday that Mitchell had been appointed to help energy regulators and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. reach a settlement over how much the utility should pay in connection with the San Bruno blast. More »
Patrick Juneau, who is running the claims center processing thousands of economic damages claim under a proposed settlement between BP and Gulf Coast residents affected by the spill,expects 90 percent participation in the deal. More »
Unchecked corrosion, the suspected culprit in the August blaze that destroyed part of Chevron’s Richmond refinery, was responsible for another fire at the plant last year that prompted workers to complain to regulators that the company was ignoring the problem, according to state inspection documents obtained by The San Francisco Chronicle. More »
The Coast Guard ordered BP and Transocean to find the source of oil discovered on the Gulf of Mexico surface in September. More »
Following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, the words “well containment” have become a major topic for the oil and gas industry as it moves into unconventional shale plays and more extreme deep-water drilling. More »
With the new owner comes the hope that the future may finally eclipse the past. More »
A spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Labor says determining the cause of an explosion at an Oklahoma refinery that killed one worker and critically injured another could take months. More »
The CEO of CVR Energy, which owns the refinery in Wynnewood, said in a statement Sunday that the Sugar Land, Texas, company is working with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and state agencies that are trying to determine what caused the explosion.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A boiler that was being brought back online after maintenance exploded at an oil refinery in Wynnewood, killing one worker and injuring another, Garvin County’s sheriff said Saturday. More »
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created e-mail, helped spur development of the Kindle and a variety of other things.