South Texas communities seem to have come to the same conclusion: The Eagle Ford is here and they’ll be dealing with it for the long term. Although no one anticipated the oil boom or was able to plan for it, communities have started devoting more money to long-term planning. McMullen County Judge James Teal joked this week […] More »
Health officials have said that radioactive filter socks increasingly are being found along roadsides, in abandoned buildings or in commercial trash bins — sometimes those of competing oil companies.
Canada said Wednesday it was phasing out the type of rail tankers involved in last summer’s massive explosion of a runaway oil train that incinerated much of a town in Quebec, killing 47 people and prompting intense public pressure to make oil trains safer. More »
A group of ranchers, farmers and indigenous leaders set up an unusual display in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, building a teepee encampment on the National Mall and riding horses past the Capitol to oppose the border-crossing pipeline. More »
PTT Exploration & Production Pcl, Thailand’s biggest publicly listed oil and natural gas explorer, agreed to pay about $1 billion cash for Hess Corp. (HES)’s stakes in oil and gas assets in Thailand. More »
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