A Houston-based oil company has endorsed the state’s proposed rules governing hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. But some residents viewed the company’s endorsement as reason to wonder if the minerals division’s proposed regulations are too lax.
Quebec police have finished and filed with authorities their investigation into the Lac-Megantic train disaster that killed 47 people and prompted backlash against the growing practice of transporting crude oil by rail.
A detained billionaire who made a fortune as a middleman in Russia’s murky gas trade with Ukraine may hold the key for U.S. lawmakers seeking harsher sanctions against President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.
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