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Former BP engineer Kurt Mix leaves the federal courthouse after a hearing in April.  (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Ex-BP Engineer Mix Says Evidence May Clear Him in Spill Case

A former BP Plc (BP/) engineer charged with destroying evidence sought for a U.S probe of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said a “third party” is withholding information that could clear him, according to court filings.  More »
A natural gas well in the  Greater Natural Buttes (Photo: Anadarko)

Anadarko was part of $25 billion scheme, U.S. says

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC)’s Kerr-McGee Corp. faces testimony from more than 50 witnesses in a trial starting today over an alleged scheme that enriched the company by $25 billion while polluting sites from New York to New Mexico.  More »
Kangaroo on beach in western Australia

ConocoPhillips interested in more Australia shale investment

ConocoPhillips (COP), the third-largest U.S. oil company, said it’s interested in further shale investments in Australia following a partnership last year with Perth-based New Standard Energy Ltd.  More »
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Fire boat response crews spray water on the blazing remnants of the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig. (AP Photo/US Coast Guard, File)

Fla. county to examine possible theft of BP funds

Investigators are scheduled to update Okaloosa County commissioners on their widening investigation into the possible theft of tourism funds provided by BP in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf oil spill.  More »
A drilling rig aims for oil in the Bakken Shale near Watford City, N.D. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

ND becomes nation’s second-leading oil producer

North Dakota has passed Alaska to become the second-leading oil-producing state in the nation, trailing only Texas.  More »
Gas prices are displayed at a Hess station in Hoboken, N.J. The price of oil has declined to its low for the year on continued doubts about Europe's ability to pay off massive government debts. Benchmark U.S. crude lost $1.57 to $94.56 per barrel in New York. It dipped to $93.65 per barrel earlier Monday, May 14, the lowest since mid-December. (AP Photo/CX Matiash)

Oil hovers below $95 amid Europe worries

Oil prices hovered below $95 a barrel Tuesday in Asia near a five-month low amid concern about Europe’s debt crisis.  More »
(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Obama administration speaks with energy industry about gas drilling regulations

A top White House adviser on Monday said the Obama administration made a concerted effort to reach out to the oil and gas industry while crafting regulations governing natural gas drilling but insists the effort isn’t an election-year ploy.  More »
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Chevron has some claims dismissed by judge in Ecuador litigation

Chevron Corp. (CVX)’s lawsuit claiming attorneys for Ecuadorean plaintiffs in a pollution case conspired to fabricate evidence was narrowed by a federal judge in New York.  More »
A massive fire from a PG&E pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. in Sept. 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Families slowly moving back after gas pipe blast

Officials are welcoming families back to a Northern California neighborhood destroyed by a 2010 gas pipeline explosion.  More »
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Mid-Atlantic wind transmission line clears hurdle

A huge power transmission line for wind farms planned off the East Coast has cleared a regulatory hurdle, although construction is still years away.  More »
Carl Icahn (AP file photo/Mark Lennihan)

Carl Icahn: Chesapeake’s white knight?

Embattled Chesapeake Energy told analysts on a conference call this morning that it expects activist investor Carl Icahn to disclose a big stake in the Oklahoma City-based natural gas producer.  More »
Sand flows at a Chesapeake Energy well near Carrizo Springs in the Eagle Ford Shale. (Photo: John Davenport/San Antonio Express-News)

Analysts ask hard questions about Chesapeake liquidity

Analysts sounded skeptical at a Monday morning analyst call, weighing Chesapeake Energy’s explanation of how it will resolve looming liquidity issues against their own judgment.  More »