The Environmental Defense Fund says some major oil companies are taking steps to reduce leaks of the greenhouse gas methane, the main component of natural gas, but that hundreds of smaller companies aren’t. More »
Poland says that EU’s proposed pace for increasing reliance on renewable energy sources is too fast for Eastern European countries that are trying to grow their economies as they restructure old, energy-dependent industries. More »
Oil field service company Weatherford International could announce at least two major divestiture before the end of the year, including one that may occur “imminently” and perhaps within the next week,. More »
Occidental Petroleum Corp. said profit from the California oil producer it’s spinning off to shareholders next month fell in the third quarter as crude prices slid and production costs increased. More »
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