Chesapeake Energy Corp., which calls itself America’s Champion of Natural Gas, said Tuesday it is basically giving up on gas drilling this year because it is not attractive to pursue new reserves of the resource. More »
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday voted to halt final decisions on granting new and renewed licenses for reactors nationwide following a June court ruling that said the agency first must assess the environmental risks of storing radioactive waste. More »
A major fire at one of the country’s biggest oil refineries that sent scores of people to hospitals with breathing problems will push gas prices above $4 a gallon on the West Coast, analysts said Tuesday. More »
While internal combustion engines will dominate U.S. roads for decades, government funding should help develop other nascent transportation fuels, the National Petroleum Council advises in its most recent report. More »
Thousands of East Bay residents were ordered to stay in their homes with the windows and doors closed Monday night after a series of explosions and fires tore through Chevron’s Richmond refinery. More »
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