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Former White House climate change and energy adviser Carol Browner predicted Thursday that President Barack Obama will come down against the Keystone XL pipeline.
The Public Utility Commission is looking this week into whether to provide an “insurance policy” for the electric grid. This makes sure that we have extra generation on hand in case of sudden weather changes or unplanned outages.
Former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday insisted that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is an “atrocity” that must be rejected and likened the U.S. to a junkie in search of a fix.
The United States and Congress have moved beyond debating climate change to deciding what to do about it, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Thursday.
If the federal government lists the lesser prairie chicken as threatened, it could get in the way of oil and gas drilling in West Texas.
Three years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster and 25 years after an explosion killed 167 people on the Piper Alpha platform in the North Sea, offshore oil workers and their overseers must guard against complacency, the top U.S. offshore drilling regulator insisted Tuesday.
U.S. officials have ordered Apache Corp. to pay a $2.7 million fine for allegedly submitting false data about its Gulf of Mexico oil production and the royalties the Houston-based company owed the federal government.
Nine out of 10 voters believe increased domestic oil and gas production can help the economy, but not all of them want to see it happen offshore, a new survey shows.
The Energy Department is poised to shed more light on today’s oil and gas drilling boom, with a closer look at the longevity of new wells that are tapping dense rock formations across the U.S.