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Chevron Corp. says it is still trying to extinguish a five-day old fire on its rig off Nigeria’s coast after presuming two foreign workers dead.
BP, Transocean and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. should be found liable before trial for violations of federal pollution laws stemming from the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, lawyers for the U.S. argued at a hearing in federal court in New Orleans.
Two groups of scientists at Cornell University are dueling over whether natural gas from shale is better or worse than coal when it comes to global climate change.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), Europe’s largest oil company, joined Tullow Oil Plc (TLW) to explore for oil and gas in new frontiers in the Atlantic Ocean.
A group representing residents of a community where the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has speculated that hydraulic fracturing may have contaminated their groundwater criticized Wyoming state officials for the first time, saying they’re siding with the petroleum industry at the expense of those who have to live with polluted water.
Spectra Energy Corp. (SE) will have “some involvement” in what it estimates will be three to six facilities built to export North American natural gas, Chief Executive Officer Gregory Ebel said.
Chevron Corp. (CVX), the second-largest U.S. energy company by market value, ordered three new shallow- water drilling rigs from Transocean Ltd. (RIG) that will be used in Thailand exploration projects starting in 2013.
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Secretary Scott Angelle says 38 rigs were actively drilling in Louisiana Outer Continental Shelf waters in the most recent weekly count.
Houston-based ConocoPhillips is searching for a partner to buy 50 percent of its Canadian oil sands assets, according to a Reuters story.
The huge, belching smokestacks of electric power plants have long symbolized air pollution woes. But a shift is under way: More and more electric plants around the nation are being fueled by natural gas, which is far cleaner than coal, the traditional fuel.