Environmental groups on Thursday pressured the Obama administration to clamp down on methane leaking from the oil and gas sector by imposing new regulations targeting wells, valves and other infrastructure. More »
Oxfam America is suing the Securities and Exchange Commission in a bid to force it to finish rewriting congressionally mandated rules requiring companies to disclose what they pay foreign countries for oil, gas and other minerals. More »
It will take a “train wreck” of falling prices, declining oil production and idle drilling rigs before the United States lifts its longstanding ban on exporting crude, Rice University economist Kenneth Medlock predicted Wednesday. More »
More details came to light Tuesday on Shell’s plans for exploratory oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea north of Alaska, as federal regulators released a copy of the company’s broad Arctic drilling blueprint.
A new survey ordered up by refiners fighting to preserve the oil export ban suggests voters are wary of selling crude overseas while the United States still relies on foreign supplies and as gasoline prices hang in the balance. More »
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