The U.S. Atomic Safety and Licensing Board said today that due to the government shutdown it would postpone a hearing that was slated to start on Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Houston. More »
Texas Railroad Commission preliminary data shows Karnes County wells produced more than 4.53 million barrels of oil in July – the most in the state. More »
Twenty of the 51 storage tanks built during the first phase of construction are being placed into service this month, and the remaining tanks will come online during the next six months.
The companies seeking to advance a multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline project in Alaska have a leading contender for the terminal site where gas would be liquefied and shipped to Asia, signaling that a decades-old dream could become a reality even though major hurdles remain. More »
Talisman Energy shares soared in extended trading after activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted that he has accumulated a nearly 6 percent stake in the Canadian oil and gas company More »
Speaking at a panel discussion on fracking, the head of California’s Department of Conservation, Mark Nechodom, said the governor backs the oil-production technique. More »
Crestwood Midstream Partners LP, which is expected today to complete a merger with Inergy Midstream LP, is on the hunt for more assets to expand its oil and natural gas liquids business, focusing on shale regions such as the Marcellus in the northeast U.S. More »
M&I will expand its manufacturing capacity and add about 50 more full-time employees to its current roster of 175 by early next year. More »
Ethane isn’t a term ordinary people come across every day but after processing the natural gas liquid into ethylene it does end up in a lot of ordinary things: plastic bags and bottles and even bumpers on cars. It’s used to make chemicals found in everything from antifreeze to diapers. More »
Marathon Oil Corp. and its partners said Monday morning that they have received approval from the Kurdistan Regional Government for the first phase in an oil development in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
For years, activists have warned that fracking can have disastrous consequences. Now some critics are doing what was once unthinkable: working with the industry. More »
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier is scheduled to hear three weeks of testimony from dueling experts to help him calculate how much oil spilled into the Gulf — a key factor in determining how much more money BP and its contractors owe for their roles in the deadly disaster. More »