BP has agreed to pay a record $18.7 billion to settle the federal and state claims against it for its role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, sidestepping years of litigation with a promise to pour funds for nearly two decades into efforts to repair vast environmental damage in the Gulf region.
SandRidge, the Oklahoma City-based producer, had about 90 percent of its oil and natural gas liquids output hedged in early 2015, according to a regulatory filing. Next year, the hedges cover less than a third.
A decision from the Idaho Public Utilities Commission expected within weeks may resolve a fight with Idaho Power Co. over whether it must buy electricity from three 20-megawatt solar farms planned near Boise.
Texas crude oil production has reached its highest level since the U.S. Energy Information Administration started tracking it in the early 1980s. In July, Texas produced around 2.602 million barrels daily. By October, that daily crude production was 2.752 million barrels. The last time crude production was anywhere close to that level was in January […]
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