Toyota is betting that drivers will embrace hydrogen fuel cells, a technology that runs on the energy created by an electrochemical reaction when oxygen in the air combines with hydrogen stored as fuel. More »
Houston pipeline giant Kinder Morgan said it increased payouts to investors by 5 percent in the second quarter as surging natural gas production created demand for the company’s transportation infrastructure. More »
As Denton considers permanently banning hydraulic fracturing within city limits, the state’s oil and gas regulator has weighed into the fray, arguing the move would undercut one of the key pillars of the Texas economy.’ More »
The annual Gulf of Mexico dead zone — which scientists tie to Midwest agriculture including ethanol production — is expected to be slightly smaller than last year but still around 5,000 square miles. More »
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