The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking experts to peer review its already-controversial draft study that suggests a likely link between hydraulic fracturing of wells in Pavillion, Wyo., and groundwater contamination. More »
The Natural Resources Defense Council criticized what it has called misinformation by the controversial project’s supporters as a deadline for the Obama administration’s permitting decision looms. More »
CVR Energy Inc., the refining company formerly owned by Goldman Sachs Group Inc., rose the most in five months after announcing that entities associated with billionaire Carl Icahn invested in the company.
Shell Oil Co. expects to clear remaining regulatory hurdles and begin drilling later this year in the Chukchi Sea near Alaska, company President Marvin Odum said at a scientific conference on Thursday. More »
Tremors in Ohio, murky drinking water in Pennsylvania and a call for a moratorium by doctors isn’t eroding political support for hydraulic fracturing in the U.S. Congress and the Obama administration. More »
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4), the state- controlled oil producer, will accelerate reserve growth over the next four years as it deploys more production equipment in deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the chief financial officer said. More »
Conservation groups said they would campaign to put a North Dakota constitutional amendment on the ballot that would reserve tens of millions of dollars of state oil tax collections for water, wildlife and conservation projects. More »
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