Air and water pollution from natural- gas and oil production using hydraulic fracturing moves across state lines, so the drilling should be regulated by the federal government, a Cornell University scientist said. More »
Shell is working on ways to make liquid transportation fuel from natural gas, but on Thursday it was showing off the expanded Motiva oil refinery in Port Arthur, a joint venture with Saudi Aramco. More »
Some 15 million to 60 million jobs could be created worldwide over the next two decades if nations took better care of the planet, according to a U.N. study released Thursday ahead of an international summit on sustainable development. More »
Apache Corp.’s shareholders overwhelmingly supported a proposal calling for annual election of directors that the company’s management fought to keep off the agenda at last week’s annual meeting. More »
Ecuadorans who have waged a bitter legal battle against Chevron over pollution in the Amazon rain forest sued the company in Canada Wednesday in an attempt to seize $18 billion of the oil giant’s assets, after Chevron refused to pay a verdict against it in their homeland. More »
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