Keystone XL supporters and opponents took away small victories after the Senate rejected a bill amendment that would have reversed the Obama administration’s decision to deny a permit to for the controversial pipeline. More »
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson blasted today what he described as government confusion and widespread misinformation that is hampering energy companies, urging the industry to play a more active and forceful role in responding to both issues. More »
A dozen earthquakes in northeastern Ohio were almost certainly induced by injection of gas-drilling wastewater into the earth, state regulators said Friday as they announced a series of tough new rules for drillers. More »
Some shale formations in Europe and China are impervious to drilling techniques that opened vast reserves of natural gas and oil from Texas to Pennsylvania, said Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM)’s chief executive officer. More »
Senate Republicans vowed to try again to speed up approval of TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL oil pipeline after falling four votes short of rounding up enough Democratic support to expedite the project. More »
As BP and others involved in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill negotiate possible settlements ahead of a now-delayed trial, billions of dollars in fines and damages could ride on the legal issue of whether BP and other companies acted with gross negligence. More »
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