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Oil field services giant Halliburton has resubmitted a filing to antitrust regulators in the European Union as it presses forward with plans for a $35 billion deal to acquire rival Baker Hughes.
AP) — A hearing on proposed rules for oil and gas drilling in Colorado got off to a contentious start Monday, with critics saying the guidelines were too narrow to do any good or that they didn’t protect property rights.
With oil companies boring wells and building offshore facilities in ever-deeper waters, federal regulators on Friday moved to update decades-old requirements to ensure they have enough money to dismantle the equipment once crude stops flowing.
Earthquakes used to be almost unheard of on the vast stretches of prairie that unfold across Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma, but they’ve become common in recent years.
Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.
Residents of a North Texas town that has been shaken by a rash of earthquakes descended on a meeting of state regulators Tuesday and called for a moratorium on nearby injection wells.
Three Texas universities will launch a new safety institute designed to help offshore drilling regulators keep pace with rapidly evolving technology for extracting oil and gas from the sea floor, Interior Department officials announced Thursday.
The Obama administration isn’t giving U.S. refiners enough “wiggle room” to comply with federal renewable fuel mandates, the oil industry’s leading trade group said Thursday.
Colorado oil and gas regulators are scheduled to take their first enforcement measures later this month against companies that fail to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
Federal regulators announced Monday they are considering slapping a California utility with two violations for problems that eventually led to the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.