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 »
The United States is ill prepared to tackle oil spills in the Arctic, whether from drilling or vessels traveling through newly passable waterways once clogged with ice, according to a National Research Council report released Wednesday. More »
Rail industry representatives on Tuesday told federal investigators they need clear government guidance on how to boost the safety of tank cars carrying crude oil and ethanol across the United States, lest they be penalized for making voluntary improvements that fall short of later mandates. More »
The Obama administration on Friday said it was giving eight federal agencies more time to weigh in on the Keystone XL pipeline, a move almost certain to delay a final decision on the controversial project until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections. More »
The oil industry’s leading trade group broadened its pitch beyond the Beltway on Thursday, rolling out new advertisements and a series of state polls highlighting widespread support for domestic energy development from New York to Nevada. More »
Researchers found higher-than expected emissions of a potent greenhouse gas emanating from Pennsylvania wells, according to a study published Monday that adds to concerns about the environmental footprint of natural gas. More »
More than 500 groups from 40 countries on Monday asked U.S. regulators to write strong new mandates forcing oil and gas companies to disclose what they pay foreign nations in exchange for mineral rights. More »
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