North America may be in the midst of an energy renaissance, but that could be slowed or derailed by several limitations, including nature. More »
the growing demand and production of natural gas show that the industry is here to stay, panels agreed at a Wednesday panel at the CERAWeek energy summit in Houston.
Continental Resources President Rick Bott is bullish on the Bakken Formation and pushing back against critics who say the U.S. shale oil revolution will be short lived. More »
Refiners are pleading with U.S. regulators for a timeout on new mandates on North Dakota oil before loading it onto train tankers. More »
California, the third-biggest refining state in the U.S., is about to see a flood of oil by rail from places such as Canada and North Dakota as suppliers seek to tap a market isolated from the rest of the country. More »
Regulators ratcheted up restrictions for oil trains in an emergency order on Tuesday, prohibiting rail shipments of crude from being categorized as low-risk materials. More »
Energy companies are making strides in capturing the natural gas that flows out of North Dakota oil wells but still have a long way to go to stop burning off the fossil fuel, governors and business executives said Monday. More »
At least 10 times since 2008, freight trains hauling oil across North America have derailed and spilled significant quantities of crude, with most of the accidents touching off fires or catastrophic explosions. More »
As oil prices have climbed and natural gas prices have fallen, operators have increasingly moved to the lucrative plays – a trend that the U.S. Energy Information Administration has mapped out over time. More »
Washington lawmakers on Monday considered competing measures that try to address potential risks as more crude oil is shipped by rail into the state. More »
The ice fishing in northeast North Dakota is the best it’s been in two decades, but some anglers can’t make it because trains handling freight and crude from the state’s oil patch are displacing Amtrak passenger service. More »
“The fines we are proposing today should send a message to everyone involved in the shipment of crude oil: You must test and classify this material properly,” Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said.