The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday that it’s closing the probe and believes the Volt and other electric cars don’t pose a greater risk of fire than gas-powered vehicles.
The EPA’s air chief expressed confidence that the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule will survive a court challenge from several states and utilities including Texas and Dallas-based Luminant Generation Co. More »
House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton said he hopes to take the decision about the Keystone XL pipeline out of President Barack Obama’s hand, and the pipeline may be attached again to the payroll tax holiday. More »
State and industry officials say North Dakota oil drillers increasingly will rely on trains to move barrels of crude to market with the Obama administration’s decision to reject plans for the planned Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast. More »
There has been a lot of finger pointing since President Barack Obama formally rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, but Calgary Herald columnist Licia Corbella said TransCanada should get some of the blame. More »
Schlumberger, a top oilfield service provider, announced fourth-quarter profits rose 36 percent as oil companies increased production and exploration worldwide in offshore fields and in shale plays. More »
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