With the official start of summer just a few days away, electricity planners in Texas are preparing for its full blaze by bringing some older power plants back online to meet the increased demand for air conditioning and to help avoid last summer’s threat of power blackouts. More »
A proposed natural gas pipeline that is backed by Puerto Rico’s governor but widely opposed by islanders and environmentalists could be cast aside in favor of new alternatives after millions of dollars were invested in the massive project. More »
Russian President Vladimir Putin is counting on Exxon Mobil to help drill oil fields in Siberia that may hold almost half the proved reserves of the United States, extending the petroleum boom that underpins his power. More »
Chevron Corp., the second-largest U.S. energy company, agreed to sell a 10 percent stake in its $29 billion Wheatstone liquefied natural gas project to a group that includes Tokyo Electric Power Co. More »
Gas drilling-related companies spilled oils, gases or chemicals about 134 times onto land and into water across Pennsylvania since Jan. 1, 2011, but the state rarely, if ever, notified the public. More »
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